Sunday, April 17, 2011

paint chip art

i haven't been around blogland much lately and i'm so dreadfully behind on my blogroll. i don't feel that i've had much to blog about either, especially since i've been focusing all my energy on redecorating my bedroom. and of course any good project of mine comes with a healthy dose of craft therapy. i'm trying to keep myself busy which has resulted in multiple trips to the craft and hardware stores. on one such home depot trip i grabbed a bunch of paint chips and came home to create these little masterpieces:


i'm using several different bright colors throughout the bedroom, and i had these 3 matching frames so i thought this worked out perfectly.

i like how simple they are. and not too hard to make, either. lots and lots of paper cutting, but that has it's own de-stressing properties. win win.



{is it just me or do all these photos seem grainy??}
 
i think this is the best project i've done in a while, but of course i'm biased. i'm trying to take photos of some of the other projects i've got going, and hopefully i'll get my lazy self around to post them soon!

14 love letters:

Jane said...

I love all your projects and this is another ace!

JessRaquel said...

I really like this! I never would have thought to use paint chips!

yours truly dear said...

these are fabulous!! i just saw a cute project somewhere that made easter eggs from paint chips. i think it was a martha stewart project. i think its such a great idea :)

Brandi {not your average ordinary} said...

Angie, this is awesome. I know what you mean, feeling like you don't have much to blog. There are some weeks I don't know how I do it, especially since nothing interesting every happens in my life. It's just school, school, and more school. Hope you have a great week, my dear!

Susan M Steele said...

Love this! I'm always looking for something to do with all the paint chips I have. Great job!

Michelle Vandepol said...

super good idea!
paper cutting is relaxing for me too :)

rachel said...

those sunny triangles are making me impossibly happy at the moment - great idea!!

kelsterjean said...

Super cute. Keep at it. Maybe with spring coming it will motivate you!

hannah singer said...

wonderful idea-thanks!
paper cutting is definitely relaxing for me;)

April said...

Did have to cut them into triangles?

Today's Gift said...

Super cute and easy. Did you attach them to the background paper with glue?

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Naomi said...

I love it! Thanks for the great idea. I may just try it out one of these days.

Richard + Analese said...

Do you remember where you got those frames? I've been searching high and low for frames with such a thin outside, but can't seem to find them. Thanks!

hanksanalese(at)yahoo(dot)com

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