Paint Chips Galore and More

So you know how I help at my friend's work once a month for a class? (Well if you didn't, you do now lol.) Anyway, we made water squirt tubes out of pvc pipe and it was a ton of fun. On the way out, I was glancing at the paint chip samples and even though I knew the answer would be yes, I asked if I could grab a handful, thinking that maybe next week (or two) I can get started on a project.


Well, yep, my answer was yes. Then my jaw dropped as my friend continued talking. She told me not only could I have a handful. I could have the WHOLE display of paint chip samples because they are going to be selling a new brand of paint at her store and not that brand anymore. In fact, she said they'd box them all for me and write my name on it. SCORE!!!!!!!!

Now that I'm going to have a gazillion paint samples, I'm going to have to figure out what to do with all them. So I hopped on my Pinterest and went straight to my Paint Chip DIY board I created to get some ideas.

Courtesy A Lil Lily Blog

Those are super cute, but I don't know if I have a flower punch. Ok on to the next idea.

Courtesy: More Style than Cash via Mel the Crafty Scientist

Now that I am going to make! I like how the colors are layered too, more abstract looking.



I think when I get the load of paint chips, then I'll do something like this. I love how it looks!


Love this! Same concept as above, but with monogram. Again, I'll wait for my big supply :)




A paint chip calendar...I love it!


Now I've got other pins, but they're holiday related and some are card ideas, so I won't work on those yet. I also have seen some paint chip garlands that look cute.

Do you have any paint chip projects you've pinned? I'd love more ideas! 


Oh before I forget, have you signed up for the "To Be Continued" Linky Party over at Michele's blog, The 3 AM Teacher? It's going to be a continuous story!




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11 comments

  1. Love all these ideas! I'm going to use the flower idea for Mother's Day next year! Glad I found you on Pinterest!
    Mindy

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    1. Thanks Mindy! I just started following your blog :)

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  2. Those paint chip ideas are awesome! You must post pictures of your creations when you're done :)

    Katie
    Dirty Hands and Lesson Plans

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  3. Wow what a lot of great ideas for paint chips! Lucky you to get the whole lot of them too! I hadn't thought of decorating with paint chips but I do have a couple of classroom uses for them. I will see if I can dig them up!

    Jennifer @ Herding Kats In Kindergarten

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  4. Hey there:) Once you make something with those yummy colors you have to link up with the Monday Made It linky.....or even check it out tomorrow...someone may have linked up with something they already made:))

    p.s. You have my old blog button...the blingy one...lol.

    4th Grade Frolics

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    1. Sure I'll link up :)

      Aww I like your blingy button! Hehehe I'll grab your new one though :)

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  5. I LOVE the monogramed frame! I think I see a project in my future :)
    Can't wait to see what you make.
    Tania
    My Second Sense

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    1. I hope to make all those that I pinned, but I have to get the rest of the paint samples first lol. So I'm working with what I've got for now. I definitely want to do the monogrammed frame too!.

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  6. thank you, it's really help my thesis.
    but could you help me with my thesis guys. i need books, ebooks, article, journal, link web or anything about paint chips.
    my thesis is "the use of paint chips to teach descriptive text"
    please send to my email jiyuchan17@gmail.com

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