ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY decorations | April 12, 2011

DIY Paint Chip Easter Garland

diy paint chip garland easter decoration

Sometimes the most impactful decorations are the simplest to create, as the site Modern Parents, Messy Kids proves with this DIY Easter Garland. I love how the two-tone shades give the effect of dip-dyed eggs.

All it takes to string together this colourful garland is a stack of paint chips (chances are you already have a few kicking around your home) and a template in the shape of an egg.

Just trace the shape on the back of the paint chip, cut it out, hole punch the top and thread them on a piece of twine or ribbon. This is a wonderful project the whole family can work on together – from little hands to old souls.

diy paint chip garland mantle decoration easter

If your decor is mostly neutral, this garland will be a the perfect hit of spring colour and the uncomplicated styling makes it work with other seasonal decorations. Best of all, this project re-purposes materials that may otherwise be headed for the trash – a great way to honour Earth Day too.

SOURCING:
+ DIY Paint Chip Easter Garland Instructions
+ Photos from Modern Parents, Messy Kids

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3 Responses to “DIY Paint Chip Easter Garland”

  1. Hi there! I think this idea is darling and was hoping that you might add it to my Easter and Spring Linking Party to share with my readers. If you are interested, you can go here http://bakedbyjoanna.blogspot.com/2011/04/easter-linking-party.html to enter. Thanks!

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