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Simple and cheap wall art!
I've seen so much wall art made out of paint chips on the internet recently and couldn't resist making my own to brighten up the guest room.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1120 projects »
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  • How to make a piece of recycled art. Paint Chip Art - Step 1
    Step 1

    Collect together a pile of paint sample cards. You can find these for free in most hardware and home stores.

  • How to make a piece of recycled art. Paint Chip Art - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut the coloured strips out.

  • How to make a piece of recycled art. Paint Chip Art - Step 3
    Step 3

    Cut them in half so they become squares.

  • How to make a piece of recycled art. Paint Chip Art - Step 4
    Step 4

    Cut a piece of blank paper to the size of your frame and start gluing down the squares in rows.

  • How to make a piece of recycled art. Paint Chip Art - Step 5
    Step 5

    Use your judgement and taste to decide which colours should go wear.

  • How to make a piece of recycled art. Paint Chip Art - Step 6
    Step 6

    Cover the entire sheet, then frame and hang on the wall.

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Shayla F.
Shayla F. · Terre Haute, Indiana, US · 28 projects
Paint chip art is so much fun!
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