Turn those also-ran paint strips into conversation-starting art and accessories for your home

Loving Color: 5 Ways to Decorate With Paint Chips.

A fresh coat of paint is one of the quickest and easiest ways to transform a room. But deciding on which color to use is another story. Even if you have the shade and hue narrowed down, there are still dozens upon dozens of choices — all of which seem to look exactly the same after a few days. The samples can start to pile up as you debate over which color is just right.

After all is said and done, odds are you have more than a few remaining paint chips lying around. Don’t just recycle these colorful pieces of paper! The shape and gradation make these leftovers perfect fodder for several colorful DIYs around the house. These 5 bloggers came up with their own clever ways to use up the paint chips in their homes.