Use 2 cups of pasta, 2 teaspoons of food coloring and 3 teaspoons of alcohol (rubbing). Mix the alcohol with the food coloring and then add the pasta. Put all in a covered bowl or ziploc bag. Shake slowly, making sure to cover the pasta with the liquid. Spread to dry for several hours. Can be used to make jewelry, decorative plaques or pasta pictures.


Colored Pasta or Colored Rice
In a plastic bag, place pasta or rice in it.   Cover it with rubbing alcohol.  Add the color of food coloring(s) you would like.  Shake until everything is covered.  Let it dry on wax paper.

Glue on paper.
Glue onto paper to create your on pattern.


Colored Pasta

Colored pasta is easy to do and lends itself to so many fun crafty projects.

What you’ll need:
  • Rubbing Alcohol (or Vinegar)
  • Food Coloring
  • Dry Pasta (not cooked)
  • Large resealable plastic bags
  • Wax paper
  • Rubber glove
1. Pour 1/8 cup of rubbing alcohol (or ¼  cup vinegar) into a plastic resealable bag
2. Add a few drops of food coloring to the plastic bag
3. Add ½ lb of dry pasta to the plastic bag
4. Seal the bag and shake, making sure that the past gets coated with coloring
5. Set our sheets of wax paper
6. Put on rubber gloves
7. Remove the past from the plastic bags and place on the wax paper to dry
8. Repeat steps 1 through 7 for each color
9. Make sure pasta is completely dry befor storing in containers/plastic bags
NOTE:  after the drying process this pasta is NOT edible.


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