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Paint Chip Art

August 1, 2012

Since moving into our house 3+ years ago, we have painted every single room except two — and have acquired an insane amount of paint chips in the process. Decisive I have never been!  I need options, lots of options.

A few months ago I stumbled across some paint chip art on pinterest (such as this awesome project from one of my favorite blogs), inspiring my next little super-easy art project.

So here’s what I did.  Awhile ago I purchased this Martha Stewart punch on clearance.  I figured this was a great opportunity to put it to use.

I next assembled my paint chips and began punching (paint chips that is– no one was injured during this project). I decided to go with a blue theme to make some art for the entry way in our blue guest room.

After a few nights of punching paint chips in front of the TV (real housewives, anyone?), then came the fun part – assembling the paint chips. There was no system here – just trying to get some variation with the colors.

Once I liked my overall pattern, I simply mod podged them down and voila – another free art project for the walls of our guest bedroom.

I already had the blue frame hanging in the guest room so this project cost me absolutely nothing. While I may spray paint the frame white in the future, for now I am liking the blue.

I really like the way the frame looks against the blue walls.

So there you have it. Happy Wednesday everyone.  I will be back later this week with my big dining room reveal and to show off these little ditties in their new home!

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5 Comments leave one →
  1. August 1, 2012 6:59 am

    Very cool! I like the punch idea!! I hadn’t thought of that one yet….I will have to see if weird shapes/swirls will work for that!

    • August 1, 2012 7:21 am

      Thank you. I bet it would look really neat with other shapes. Let me know if you try it out. I would love to see your final product!

  2. August 1, 2012 1:31 pm

    Awesome! You are so crafty! I have a paint chip project in mind for A’s first birthday- I will keep you posted. Your header looks great!

    • August 2, 2012 6:47 pm

      Thanks KT. I can’t wait to see what you do for A’s birthday project. Sounds so fun. The header still needs work but is better than before. Thanks for your help!

  3. August 3, 2012 12:02 pm

    look at you..mini Martha!! Love it! such a great idea!

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