Rainbow Pasta Wind Chime

Dye and glitter pasta to add a vibrant, sparkling wind chime to the porch for springtime!


Materials

Instructions

Step 1. Gather your supplies.


Step 2

Step 2

Layout 4 skinny sticks like a tic-tac-toe board. Glue at the intersections.

Step 3

Step 3

Glue 3 skinny sticks diagonally across the top of the sticks from Step 1. Glue at the intersections.

Step 4

Step 4

Once dry, flip the sticks over and glue 3 more skinny sticks diagonally going the opposite way of the sticks from Step 2.

Step 5

Step 5

Dye (or paint) 16 pieces of fusilli lunghi bucati 8 different colors. To get more shades of one color, add more or less food coloring to the batch. Check out our “Pasta Dying” tutorial to learn how to dye pasta.

Step 6

Step 6

Once dry, dip the last 2”-3” of each piece of pasta in glitter of the same color.

Step 7

Step 7

Cut (16) 6” pieces of black braiding cord.

Step 8

Step 8

Tie a piece of braiding cord onto one end of each piece of fusilli.

Step 9

Step 9

Tie a fusilli to each of the corners of the wood bracket you created.

Step 10

Step 10

Tie the remaining fusilli onto the remaining end pieces of the wooden bracket.

Step 11

Step 11

Tie 6 small jingle bells 1” apart onto a 6” piece of black cording. Repeat 3 times.

Step 12

Step 12

Tie the jingle bells to the middle intersections. Tie (4) 4” pieces to the inside intersections, as shown. Then, tie the ends together to hang.