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DIY Paint Chip Streamers and Pennants

I love collecting paint chips!!! I always go a bit crazy when I go to a hardware store. I think of ways of recycling them and making something neat out of them!! So here are my attempts. A co-worker had a birthday so I wanted to make streamers to hang over her desk.

MATERIALS::

– Fishing wire or ribbon
– Tape
– Paint chips : 2 of each color or if you want to fold them then you only need one {FREE!!!}

I proceeded to tape one paint chip to the fishing wire and backed the matching color to it.
That is it… easy, fun and SO pretty!

I also used different sizes and folded some of them.

Rachel and I love pennants so I decided to make one!

Next time you are party planning… make sure you stop by your nearest
hardware store for some paint chips!!!
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2 responses to “DIY Paint Chip Streamers and Pennants”

  1. Hilary says:

    what a creative idea! I always find myself so distracted by the paint chip area at the hardware store, and this is a fun reason to stash some in my purse next time!

  2. Fawnda@Fireflies and Jellybeans says:

    This is such a neat idea! I love it!

    I am having a crafty competition with Paint samples that I would love to have you enter this project in!

    Check it out here:
    http://firefliesandjellybeans.blogspot.com/2010/08/iron-crafter-round-4-paint-samples.html

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