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15 Best DIY Paint Chip Craft Projects

Do you constantly have a pile of paint chips just collecting dust? These genius ideas put those inspiring colors to good use. Each project is simple and super cheap if not free! Keep reading to see our picks…

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  • Paint Chip Mobile 1 of 14
    Paint Chip Mobile
    This mobile was made from paint chips in the nicest hues. Not feeling crafty?
    Buy it from Lil Sprout Creations $35.
  • Square Garland 2 of 14
    Square Garland
    Paint chip squares are sewn together with black thread. Easy and adorable.
    Read more here.
  • Name Banner 3 of 14
    Name Banner
    How cute is this wedding banner? I also love that it was most likely free! Great for tight budgets.
    Inspiration via Andrew Thomas Lee Photography.
  • Place Setting 4 of 14
    Place Setting
    Simply sew paint chips around all sides except for the top. Cute and free! Love this idea for parties.
    See more here.
  • Ombre Paint Swatch Chandelier 5 of 14
    Ombre Paint Swatch Chandelier
    This is one of my favorite projects. This would look great in a nursery, simply change the colors depending on your baby's gender (or your favorites!).
    See the tutorial here.
  • Heart Art 6 of 14
    Heart Art
    This framed paint chip heart is the sweetest. This would make a great gift!
    Get the how-to here.
  • Paint Chip Art 7 of 14
    Paint Chip Art
    Tiny triangles transform into some rad art. Love the color choices.
    See the finished product here.
  • Paint Chip Chain 8 of 14
    Paint Chip Chain
    This rainbow chain requires scissors, a stapler, and some paint chips. That's it!
    See the tutorial here.
  • Paint Chip Runner 9 of 14
    Paint Chip Runner
    Isn't this the prettiest Thanksgiving table you've ever seen?! I have an affinity for peacocks.
    See more inspiration here.
  • Miavril Garland 10 of 14
    Miavril Garland
    I want this in my house. Such a gorgeous garland.
    See more pictures here.
  • Paint Chip Gift Tags 11 of 14
    Paint Chip Gift Tags
    A simple and beautiful gift wrapping idea.
    Via Real Simple.
  • Paint Chip Animal Friends 12 of 14
    Paint Chip Animal Friends
    Brightly colored animals made of paint chips! Such a fun project for your little ones.
    See the tutorial here.
  • Paint Chip Matchbooks 13 of 14
    Paint Chip Matchbooks
    You could make a whole rainbow of matchbook notebooks with your paint chip scraps.
    Find out how here.
  • Rainbow Bunting 14 of 14
    Rainbow Bunting
    With a little ribbon, paint chips, and hot glue you too can make your own adorable bunting flags! Perfect for birthday parties.
    Get the tutorial here.

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