Apr 05, 2011

Paint Chip Easter Garland + Easter Giveaway/Pantone Egg Contest

We’ve seen the creative use of paint and pantone chips for many fun projects over the last few years.  It first started with David Stark’s genius idea of using 15,000 paint chips to blanket an entire venue for the American Patrons of Tate Artist’s Dinner {you can take a peek here}.  More recently, we’ve seen pantone treats like these cookies and these cupcakes.  We’ve even seen pantone chip magnets, dishes, and mugs lately.  So we were tickled pink {and yellow, blue, purple} when we saw this fun use of paint chips for a DIY Easter egg garland by Steph of Modern Parents Messy Kids. Check out some cool pictures below and get the full diy here.

We think that this idea can extend to decorating Easter eggs.  Who is up for the challenge?  Send us pictures of your pantone Easter eggs to [email protected] by next Tuesday, April 12th.  The best entry will be featured here next week and will get a special Easter prize.  Who’s in?

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  • OMG I love this! It would be fun to translate into wedding colors + theme, too! Like purples and butterfly cutouts.

  • Great Idea,
    Im going to go to my local paint store to stock up on sample cards to do this, I’ll try come up with something new to submit to your comp

  • Jen P

    I think my daughter and I are going to make this project this weekend! Love It!

  • Vesna

    Wow what a fabulous idea! I will definitely give it a try 🙂

  • Great idea. Going to share! Thanks so much.

  • Melissa

    I am a scrapbooker so i have played with paint chips in crafty ways. I am loving that garland! I love the challenge so I will se what I can come up with too!!

  • That garland is so fun & cute! I’m hoping I can find the time to make some pantone inspired Easter Eggs for the contest! I have a bunch of ideas going on in my head now I only need to create some time do it!!

  • Thank you so much for featuring my paint chip garland! I love the contest idea and can’t wait to see what everyone comes up with.

  • I love it! I would like to say more but my english is horrible, sorry 🙁
    Kisses from Valencia, Spain.

  • Love this project! Will be stocking up on paint chips pronto!

  • What a cute idea!!

  • Sarah

    This is TOO cute!! What a great idea!

  • I am really loving this idea — going to have to make one! Thanks for sharing 🙂

  • Such a cute idea!!!

  • abby

    We’ve recently moved into a new house and I’ve got quite a collection of paint chips that I’ve just not been able to throw away. This is the project they have been waiting for!

  • Im so giving this a go. Love it

  • Adorable!

  • This is such a great idea.

  • so nice!

  • Alisha

    I adore Easter decorations and I adore this project! Thank you for sharing.

  • Sooo cute! I went by and picked up some chips today to do this. 🙂

  • this was such a quick and easy diy! I used grosgrain ribbon for mine:


  • I just love this and plan on making one today. As soon as church is over, I’m headed to gather paint chips!! Thanks!!

  • This is really beautiful! I’m going to share this tomorrow on my website. We’ll be talking about Easter crafts so this is perfect! Thanks so much!

  • I like the helpful information you supply to your articles. I will bookmark your blog and check again right here frequently. I’m rather certain I’ll learn many new stuff right right here! Best of luck for the following!

  • Becky

    Wow. No wonder paint is so expensive. Think folks, when you take lots of chips the cost has to come out somewhere and we all pay. Just like we all pay higher postage because of the folks who use 5 Tyvek envelopes as packing material for each of their ebay sales. It is a very cute idea, but if hundreds of people do it and come up with future projects using the “free” chips, we all pay.

  • Joy T.

    SOOO cute and simple!

  • This is a wonderful project. I added to my site for others to view