A hanging planter made of neon cord? Cool. But a hanging planter made of neon cord and drinking straws? Very cool. The pearlescent quality of the straws is what does it.
And, yes, after assembling the ingredients [neon cord, neon straws, planters, succulents, and scissors] they only take 15 minutes to make. Hustle on over to Brit + Co. for the entire tutorial.