Pasta necklace / Collar

I always remember my mom who used to receive our horrible necklaces made at school for Mother’s Day. It was always flashy colored pasta. And when we asked why she never wore them … she always had the same diplomatic answer: “It doesn’t match with my blouse today!” 
It’s how the necklace pasta idea came back…well, I used spaghetti instead!

Siempre me acuerdo de mi mamá que recibía nuestros horribles collares hechos en la escuela para el Día de la Madre. Siempre eran pastas de colores llamativos. Y cuando se le preguntaba por qué nunca los llevaba … ella siempre tenía la misma respuesta diplomática: “No combina con mi blusa hoy!” 
Así es como la idea del collar de pasta regresó … bueno, he usado espaguetis!

Material: A piece of fabric (I used faux leather), white glue, spaghetti, acrylic paint, chain and clasp.

Material: Un pedazo de tela (yo usé piel sintética), pegamento blanco, espagueti, pintura acrílica, cadena y broche.

Draw your design on the back of the fabric, glue the spaghetti on top. Once the glue is dry, cut and paint the spaghetti. Fix the chain and done, wear it!

Dibuja tu diseño en la parte posterior de la tela y pega los espaguetis. Una vez que el pegamento esté seco, recorta y pinta los espaguetis. Fija la cadena y listo!

For more inspiration check the version of Munuputum

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25 Comments

  1. November 24, 2012 / 11:39 am

    Such a great idea to use pasta 🙂 It's a very pretty necklace!

  2. Keela
    November 24, 2012 / 10:41 pm

    Oh my goodness I LOVE THIS! I'm going to make it for my mom, it will be the best pasta necklace I ever gave her!

    • November 25, 2012 / 3:50 am

      Thanks! And I'm pretty sure she will wear it!

  3. November 29, 2012 / 2:16 am

    Oh.So.Clever! I must make this, thanks!

  4. November 29, 2012 / 5:22 pm

    You are a genius.

  5. Anonymous
    December 6, 2012 / 5:43 am

    Muchas Gracias.. que linda idea

  6. January 8, 2013 / 4:22 pm

    I would love to see yours pasta necklaces, e-mail me some pictures! Thanks for your comments!

  7. Anonymous
    January 9, 2013 / 6:07 am

    Don't let it get wet !!!!!!!!!!

  8. March 13, 2013 / 12:23 pm

    Nice idea! 🙂
    xoxo

    p-and-p-style.blogspot.com – Check this DIY-Fashion blog out!

  9. May 6, 2013 / 3:24 am

    You are creative,good DIY.I do not know how to express,I don't know what it is, but lately I have been completely obsessed with gold necklace.

    • May 7, 2013 / 2:29 pm

      Thank you! I will post an other version in the next days…stay turn!

  10. May 8, 2013 / 8:34 pm

    This is awesome! I had to laugh out loud about giving mom a pasta necklace for Mother's Day. I totally did that and I don't think she ever wore it haha.

    New fan and follower on GFC. You should check out decor-eat sometime. I just kicked off a fun DIY link up.

    Corbin

    • May 9, 2013 / 2:53 am

      Glad you like it! Very nice blog, thanks for the link!

    • May 16, 2013 / 4:15 pm

      Great to see your necklace! I put link to your post for more inspiration!

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