By: Mady Dahlstrom, Content Editor for Porch.com
For those of you who are DIY-obsessed and crafty home remodelers, we can bet you have a stack of paint chips hidden in the back of a drawer or closet at home. If not, you can always hit up your local hardware store to pick out your favorite colors. Paint chips are one of the easiest items to recycle into colorful décor.
See how you can use paint chips in your next DIY project with these eleven ideas brought to you by the Blogger Community at Porch.com!
1. Triangle Confetti
Perfect for your next party, create your own confetti with paint chips! All you need is a triangle paper punch and a few paint chips for this easy DIY.
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2. Sunburst Clock
Bring a bit of sunshine into a room with this DIY sunburst pattern clock. Paint chips cut into one inch squares and glued on in a sunburst pattern complete this delightful DIY.
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3. Moving Announcement
Tell your friends and family about your big move with these colorful moving announcements on paint chips! Get the template for these personalized paint chips, here.
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The cutest calendar to hang on your kitchen or office wall, this paint chip calendar can be made with a poster frame, fabric, paint chips, and glue! Follow this full tutorial to see how you can DIY your own.
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5. Place Setting
Simply sew together two of your favorite colored paint chips to create this DIY place setting. For a more personalized look, you can write the name of the guest on the paint chip for a seating card.
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6. Heart Art
The cutest wall art for your home, this DIY heart art punches out hearts from paint chips and sticks them on canvas with adhesive foam circles. You can create your own ombre pattern or rainbow design by following this step-by-step guide.
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7. Festive Banner
With letter stencils and paint chips you can create your own paint chip banner within minutes. Try out different colors for different occasions, like this Fourth of July banner!
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Add some color to your desk with this DIY paint chip rolodex. Follow this tutorial to see how paint chips and paper cards came together to create one stylish organization idea.
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9. Alphabet Bookmarks
For all of you bookworms, this DIY project is just what you need! With book pages, paint chips, and ribbon, follow these steps to see how simple these paint chip bookmarks are to make!
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A scalloped paper punch and pink paint chips combine to create this pretty chandelier. See how you can make your own sweet chandelier in these four easy steps.
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11. Mod Podge Coasters
With a little Mod Podge, spray acrylic, paint chips, and cork or felt, you can DIY these colorful coasters! Great as a gift or for your own coffee table, these paint chip coasters can be completed overnight.
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Which DIY paint chip project will you try first? Tell us by commenting below!
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