How to Make a Hyacinth Flower from Plastic Straws

Flowers can be made not only from paper, clay, and plasticine, but also from unusual materials. In this lesson, you will learn how to make a hyacinth flower out of plastic straws.

Hyacinth Flower from Drinking Straws

Straw hyacinth

Total Time: 25 minutes

Step 1: Take a straw

Pink Straw on a Wire

Make a hyacinth flower from a thick pink straw. Insert a thin wire into the tube.

Step 2: Take the scissors

The Cuts in the Straw

Begin making frequent cuts on one side of the tube. Hold the wire on the other side, this will not cut the tube completely.

Step 3: Cut the straw to the end

Many Cuts on the Straw

Use scissors to make cuts along the entire length of the straw.

Step 4: Straighten the cuts

Straightened Cuts

You can use the tips of scissors or a toothpick.

Step 5: Do not remove the wire

Connected Two Straws

Fold one end at a right angle and insert it into a thin green tube, which will be a hyacinth stem.

Step 6: Twist the straw

Twisted Pink Straw

Wrap this wire (with pink tube) around the green stem. At the same time, gradually move it down.

Step 7: Twist to the end

Fully Twisted Pink Straw

Continue twisting until the pink tube does not end. Wrap the tip of the wire around the stem.

Step 8: Use a green straw

Two Green Straws

Begin making leaves for your flower. Cut a few pieces from a thick green tube.

Step 9: Make cuts in the green straw

Cut Green Straw

Cut the straws lengthwise.

Step 10: Make the sharp ends of the leaves

Sharp Cuts

Expand the resulting blank. Make long serrated cuts on one side of it.

Step 11: Use scissors

Leaves from a Straw

Gently twist the tips with scissors.

Step 12: Repeat the steps

Two Pairs of Leaves from a Straw

Make another such blank of leaves.

Step 13: Connect the flower with the leaves

The Flower with the First Leaves

Fasten the first leaves under the flower. Fix everything on clear tape.

Step 14: Finish your craft

Hyacinth Flower from Straws

Fasten the remaining leaves in the same way. Your plastic straw hyacinth is finished.


  • a thin green drinking (plastic) straw;
  • a couple of thick green and pink straws;
  • thin floral wire.


  • transparent tape;
  • scissors;

Materials and Tools for Hyacinus from Straws
Materials and tools

If you make several flowers, you will get a beautiful bouquet. This can be used as a unique gift for your mother or grandmother.

How to Make a Hyacinth Flower from Drinking Straws
Photo: Marina Makarova