I have a stack of paint chips from various projects over the years. They always seem to go into a drawer – because they are so colorful that I don’t want to throw them away. Do you also have said stack of paint chips? Then you need some project ideas, because you shouldn’t let those swatches of color go to waste. They are perfect for crafting. A great example are these paint chip boxes above from How About Orange. Want more project ideas? Read on.
Pretty Meets Practical 1 of 20Cut up chips and put them under glass to accent your table.
Visit the post at Atypical Type A
Whole Lotta Love 2 of 20All you need are stamps to make a cute message.
Read more about this project at Grace and Ivy
Write It Down 3 of 20Proper folding and stapling make a fun notepad.
Learn how to make it at Whimsy Love
Time Flies 4 of 20Paint chips, paper and glue are all you need for this calendar.
See the step-by-step at Hey Things Change
Deck the Wall 5 of 20Simply cut paint chips into triangles and frame.
Learn how Jess did it at How About Orange
Make a Note 6 of 20You only need a few paint chips to create these cheery greetings.
Find the full tutorial at Chica and Jo
Daring Jewelry 7 of 20A circle punch and earring wires make these funky dangles.
See more images at Copper Diem
Keeping Time 8 of 20Customize a clock using paint chips to compliment your home decor.
Learn more about the project at Curbly
Reading is Fun 9 of 20Round the corners and add string; give to your favorite bookworm.
Get the link to the project at Skip to My Lou
Carry On 10 of 20If you can fold and glue, then you can make these mini-purses.
Find the full tutorial at Infarrantly Creative
Add Some Rainbows 11 of 20Punch holes and string this colorful garland.
Visit the complete instructions at Modern Parents Messy Kids
Time For Play 12 of 20You'll need a few types of paint chips for this fun game.
Find out more about this project at The Snail's Tail
Tie a Ribbon on It 13 of 20Just add writing for the simplest gift tag ever.
Read more about it at Real Simple
Easy Ceiling Decor 14 of 20A 1" punch and easy sewing result in a beautiful mobile.
Find the complete step-by-step at Kirtsy
Set the Table 15 of 20I had no idea you could sew paint chips until I saw this.
Visit the project entry at Sew Many Ways
Wrapped in Leftovers 16 of 20Learn the secret of getting this pretty packaging to stay.
Read how it was done at D Sharp Journal
The Season Begins 17 of 20Punch out some coordinating paint chips to make this pretty card mosaic.
See more images at Elegant Musings
Mini Garland 18 of 20Teeny triangles on a string are delightfully easy to assemble.
Read more about it at Kootoyoo
These Mean Business 19 of 20Simple cutting and folding make a business card holder.
Get a template to create one at Design Verb
Mosaic of Color 20 of 20Cut asymmetrical paint chips and tape them to DIY modern art.
Learn more about how it was done at Aunt Peaches
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