Amazing DIY for Scandinavian ornaments (inspired by traditional Finnish Himmeli) made out of wooden dowels and wood beads. Via The House That Lars Built.
DIY Brass and Suede Geometric Garland Kit. I've seen this kind of geometric style project done with straws too. I like the garland idea
Paper Fan Himmeli DIY by ThussFarrell for Oh Joy-- could these be constructed with paper straws?