8 Super Cool Things You Can Make With Paint Chip Cards

Sunny Chanel | Mar 26, 2014 Home & Garden
8 Super Cool Things You Can Make With Paint Chip Cards

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Recently we painted our living room, and during our planning, we had amassed dozens and dozens of paint chip strips. After we had FINALLY decided on a color, these cheery and bright paint chips just sat there on my desk, collecting dust. But then it hit me: This was an upcycling opportunity if I ever saw one! And you know what? I was surprised by how many awesome paint chip crafts there are out there, including oodles that are easy to do with the kids.


Check out these 8 super cool paint chip crafts. Which one would you want to try?

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  • Paint Chip Collage Abstract Art


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    This is a great craft to do with the kids. Cut the paint chips into different shaped squares and rectangles. The simple shapes make it appropriate for any age.

  • Paint Chip Object Art


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    For older kids, you can create something more complex -- like this adorable owl formed out of cut paint chips.

  • Paint Chip Earrings


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    Pay tribute to your favorite paint color by wearing it! These paint chip earrings are beautifully made -- the paint chips are laminated before being turned into jewelry. Paint chips can be used for necklaces, too.

  • Paint Chip 3D Art With Butterflies


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    This is an amazing paint chip project: making 3D butterflies and creating a piece of art! You just need to pick up a couple of butterfly punches in various sizes (like the Martha Stewart version) to create a whole bunch of the beautiful flying creatures.

  • Tiny Paint Chip Notebooks


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    The paint chip cards are sturdy enough to make a colorful and appealing notebook cover. Yes, the notebooks may end up being small, but you can take them anywhere.

  • Paint Chip Gift Tags


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    Never buy gift tags again! Instead, create your own using paint chips. Just trim the tops and punch holes in them, and you're done!

  • Paint Chip Key Holder


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    This one is a bit more of a complex craft but worth the work. You take paint chips, arrange them on wood, glue them down, screw in some hooks, and there you have it -- a colorful key holder for your hallway.

  • Paint Chip Banner


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    Paint chips make incredibly colorful banners for a birthday or other party. Just paint or write your message on the paint chips, and you have a great way to greet your guests.

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