- Penne Rigate Pasta
- Paint (Colors of your choosing)
- String (I used butcher string - it comes in handy for SO MUCH!)
- Hot Glue Gun
|Colors Used: Yellow Gold, Black (Chalkboard was the only black I had, but it worked!), & Geranium.|
I experimented a lot with this, so I did not take step-by-step pictures. Sorry! You can do this however you'd like - there are no rules! First, I painted the pasta and set it aside to dry. Next, I chose to braid the string to give it some extra thickness. After threading the black pasta noodles onto the longest strand, I then threaded the gold pasta onto a shorter strand, and the coral pasta onto an even shorter strand. To join all strands, I simply decided the spacing of each layer and then tied a single string around all three strands and cut off the extra. (*This is where you can see the knot half way up the necklace.) Lastly, I hot glued the two noodles together at the tip, so that they would keep their "V" shape.
I think, for a necklace made of pasta, it turned out really cute! I just might have to make a few more in different colors! Let me know if you give this one a try!