Want paint chip crafts and DIY projects you can make? If you love making DIY craft projects for almost no cost at all, these projects are perfect for you to try. If you want a paint chip art or wall art, look no further. Have fun letting your creative juices flow with these cool DIY projects you can make on a budget with paint chips!
DIY Paint Chip Projects | Paint Chip Crafts
Do you have a stash of paint chips in your junk drawer just waiting for easy DIY projects? I'm betting you have at least a couple. Let's upcycle those paint chips into awesome items. Here are 17 creative ideas to put those inspiring colors to good use. Each DIY project is simple and easy to make!
17 Amazing DIY Paint Chip Projects
1. Paint Chip Calendar
Here's an easy and instant do it yourself dry-erase calendar! Click here for tutorial.
2. Paint Swatch Chandelier
Wow your guests with this pretty pink ombre DIY chandelier made from paint chips! See tutorial here.
3. DIY Ombre Paint Chip Chevron Necklace
Make a statement necklace with paint chips! Just cut a few chevrons and add some chain. Here's the step-by-step tutorial. Watch the YouTube video tutorial from CraftyAllyson here.
4. DIY Paint Chip Sunset Art
A little decoupage, a canvas, and some beautiful sunset hues and you’re all set! Get the tutorial here.
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5. DIY Earrings
Here's another super easy peasy do it yourself jewelry for a fashionable you! Grab the tutorial here.
6. Geometric Wall Art
Triangles make great do it yourself wall art paint chip decor! And it's easy to make, too! Check it out here.
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7. Paint Chip Heart Art
Any room will gleefully welcome this beautiful piece of art! Grab the how-to here.
8. Napkin Holder
Great for weddings or dinner parties with friends! Click here for the tutorial.
9. Attic Stairs Decor
Pop some colors to your attic / basement stairwell with paint chips! See tutorial here.
10. Paint Chip Matchbook Notepads
This looks mighty cute so if you have lots of paint swatches laying around, you might want to try this cool DIY project. Click here for the tutorial.
11. Chevron Wall Art
Chevron is love! Here's another wall art idea using paint chips. Get tutorial here.
12. Colorful Table Runner
Paint chips are so much fun 🙂 This table runner is such a show-stopper. See tutorial here.
13. Rolodex / Recipe Separator
Use this tip for great DIY organization for your recipes with this colorful and pretty recipe separator. Here‘s the tutorial.
14. Paint Chip Boxes
We love how versatile paint chips are! Take a lookie at these fun boxes… great for gift giving or organizing stuff. See tutorial here.
15. DIY Pixelated Art Wall
Make your favorite photo into an awesome pixelated wall mural! Check out the tutorial here.
16. Moving Announcements
Make your own wallet-friendly moving announcement with paint chips! These could also make cute save-the-dates! Grab the how-to here.
17. Paint Chip Mobile
Your little one will absolutely love this diy craft from a paint swatch hanging on his crib. Get the tutorial here.
Want to see how you can make a greeting card out of paint chips? See how here from HGTV Handmade:
Which paint chip project are you going to try today? Let us know below in the comments!
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How do you get that many paint chips?? I couldn’t walk in a store and take that many chips! I would feel sooooo guilty. Is there a way to buy them? I would LOVE to do the heart wall art!
Buy Card Stock paper and a heart Punch at a craft store.
Dora, that was my thought exactly. Then I can just set the die cutter of choice for that day and let it do the work.
Yes, these projects are cute and creative but if people walk into a store and grab handfulls of paint chips you know that will increase the store’s cost and that will increase the cost of paint for everyone – crafters AND non-crafters alike! Disappointing, DIY! Anna has is right – and if people start taking a dozen swatches of every single color soon these paint chips will not be free! THEN what will you advise, DIY?
Possibly get on good terms with the people in the paint department and find out when they are going to be retiring colors and see if they will set the outdated swatches aside for you. I agree, I would be unable to walk in and grab them by the handful! The ideas are so yummy tho!
Francese D Wilcox says
this is a direct invitation to steal!!! shame on you !! who is the thoughtless person that though up this idea???
Lisa Loperfido says
***Note from the Editor***
You are all so thoughtful! I love that you are concerned for the paint chips, and I agree that cardstock from recycled greeting cards is a wonderful alternative to paint chips.
However, I have a feeling that paint chips are supplied through the vendor for the very reason of allowing people to get creative and enjoy! Take what you need, and leave the rest for others.
I can assure you that only a small amount of people will be flocking to the store and taking paint chips for their own personal diy craft projects, and those that do are probably already loyal customers, being that they like to do stuff themselves.
Therefore the craft or hardware store is probably happy to supply their most loyal audience with the needed supplies! …Especially if they were to get a great big shoutout on the internet. (Thanks SherwinWilliams.com! Thanks Behr.com!) 😉
Of course, if the store requests that you do not take so many paint chips at one time, please respect their demands and seek other methods to gathering your supplies.
Editor – DiyReady.com