Learn how to make this colorful custom twisty tie here.
(P.S. "quick short cut" is a tip as to what supplies you need so you can tell at a glance if you can make said project right away with what you've got or if you need to get supplies.)
(P.P.S. As of now I'm going to start to label any post that links to a tutorial so if you want to see an awesome collection of online tutorials you can just click on the "tutes" label!)