You could use them for a pretty border around your wallet sized photos - just glue or use double sided sticky tape the picture to the sample. It would also give the pictures more support at the same time. (09/10/2005)
My daughter uses them in her scrap booking. (09/10/2005)
Make a mosaic with lots of them around a plain dollar store frame.
I have a TV tray that has a "faux mosaic" to that I made out of the samples (a local paint store was discontnuing a line so I got scads of them).
Take a small index card and staple the colors you decided on to use and keep it in your purse for when you are out shopping. (09/10/2005)
I glue them back to back and cut the border with decorative scissors, then punch a hole in the corner and write on them with colored markers for gift tags for presents. (09/10/2005)
I've used decorative punches (flowers, heats, stars) with them to decorate paper craft projects. (09/11/2005)
This may be a "No brainer", but what are paint chips? Are you talking about all those cards with different colored paint on them? I'm confused. I have read on other scrap booking websites that they use paint chips, but I never could figure out what it meant. Thanks. (09/12/2005)
Huh?What is Sandy talking about?
Big box stores that sell paint have those big racks of paint sample cards (a.k.a. chips) for customers to take home, so they can decide which color they want. That's what they're for!(09/29/2005)
Tape one onto the top of the paint can in the colour you actually use. That way, you can see at a glance the colour you need for any touch-ups at a later date. Return the rest, they all cost money you know! (10/12/2005)
You can always return them to the store for reuse as they are only 'free' to the customer. Ask your store they may want to re use them if they are in good condition (10/19/2007)
They would be great to cut into various geometric shapes for kid's craft projects. Kids always find a way to use things others might consider trash. I love the other ideas too! (05/09/2008)
Toss the chip into your office paper shredder, then put the strip in a birds nest; they'll be very grateful for the extra nesting material. :D (08/22/2008)
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