traditional Finnish Christmas decoration by Tatiana Repina
Life: Kauniita himmeleitä
The site is in Finnish - used dried stems of Deschampsia cespitosa (tufted hairgrass) and string this snowflake/star together with thread (not sure what to use for a needle). The author says that straw is too thick.
Finnish traditional rya wall rug and a 'himmeli' Christmas straw decoration. The Yli-Laurosela Farmhouse Museum | Hoitamaton olkihimmeli voi haihtua pölynä ilmaan | Yle Uutiset | yle.fi