Craft celebrity Mark Montano shows his brilliance with this drinking straw lamp. It's made of about 500 drinking straws, 1 plug-in light fixture with a chandelier-bulb-sized socket, and (get this) a 99 cent deep-frier from the discount store. Mark bent the straws in half and then poked them through the deep-frier, like so:
To see/read the entire tutorial, visit Think Crafts.
Starburst Straw Lamp [Think Crafts]