DIY: Wall Art Using Paint Chips

I decided the apartment needed new wall art that didn't cost me much money. So I headed to Home Depot and picked up a bunch of paint chips. I seriously thought I needed to be stealthy because I was taking around 6 chips of the same color, but now that I think about it... I doubt anyone cares I am taking too many free samples.

And here is my finished piece:

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Things You Will Need To Do This Yourself: posterboard (for the background/the thing you will paste the chips on), glue (i used tacky glue), scissors, a ruler, a pencil, and lots and lots of paint chips (found at Home Depot, Loews, etc.), a frame

This project cost me zero dollars, since everything I needed was either free or I already had it. So I would definitely want to make another one to go with the one I just made. Here are some other paint chip diy art projects that I would like to try:

Hopefully, I get it done soon. Maybe after I turn in another 2 apps. Also, I finished my attempt on making that MARNI necklace last night. Can't wait to show you all!

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  1. This is very creative! I love it :)

  2. we love to do craft and this is such a great things to do to brightened up the house. thanks for dropping by.xx

  3. Ahhh this looks incredible, very well done! X

  4. This is such a great idea! I already have a collection of paint chips in my room that I am never going to use, will try this out :)

  5. Great idea! i like the last one!
    need to try that!

  6. those are just great!! i have to try these myself! so beautiful :)

    when are you posting the diy on the marni necklace? :D


  7. Wonderful, I like them!!! This is such a nice post!
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  8. Ohh WOW! That is amazing! I am going to have to try that!

  9. Ohhh, cool DIY! :D


  10. nice blog


  11. This is such a great idea and it all looks great! xo akiko
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  12. Wow this is actually incredible! I use to be obsessed with collecting those wall swatches, now I'll actually have a use for them haha

  13. What a great idea! looking forward to see your Marni necklace!


  14. that wall art from how about orange looks amazing - makes me wanna try this out too! (:

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  15. this is fantastic! very clever!

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  17. beautiful.


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  18. Simply incredible!

  19. love the diy
    awesome blog

  20. That's so cool and creative! You did wonderful jobs with those! I'm a blogger too, it would be nice if you could stop by my blog sometime :) :)

  21. I've been wanting to do DIY paint chip art for the longest time now. I just haven't gotten the chance to go to my local hardware store. Thanks for the lovely inspiration! I'll have to keep these in mind when I create my own. :)

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  22. This is such a cool idea! I want to try this sometime, hopefully for decorating when I move out!

  23. What a great DIY idea! Would also be a fun afternoon activity to do with the kids, too. Can't wait to see your future paint sample creations.

  24. Very clever with a great result. One sees a lot of quirky DIY ideas that don't look quite as good as the author thinks they do. This does not have that problem.

  25. Lovely work on wall paint! I’m definitely going to visit the blog frequently.

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