I have a lot of dominoes. Anybody have a good DIY idea?

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  • Wanda sinnema Wanda sinnema on Sep 20, 2015
    glue magnets to them and use them on the frig.. or even put magnets on them and add a metal pan for a travel game in the car..

  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Sep 20, 2015
    go on pinterest and see if anything inspires you.

  • Tina Meckley Tina Meckley on Sep 20, 2015
    Make a clock, using them as the numbers :).

  • Ellen DeVilbiss Ellen DeVilbiss on Sep 20, 2015
    Glue them to a flat picture frame. Or cover a tray with them as if they were really ceramic tiles.

  • Pat Pat on Sep 20, 2015
    Use them to cover the top of an old end table. Make an interesting design. Your piece will be unique.

  • Jafjr56 Jafjr56 on Sep 20, 2015
    Maryland is home to domino sugar using a picture of the historic factory for the center, placing clock hands on the center of the pic, use the dominoes for the numbers

  • Ruth K Blackwell Ruth K Blackwell on Sep 20, 2015
    Glue them together to make containers to put things like rubber bands pencils etc.

  • Diana Van Riel Diana Van Riel on Sep 20, 2015
    paint patterns on them or decoupage pictures on them and glue pin backs on them to wear

  • Susan E Susan E on Sep 20, 2015
    Are they game dominoes or falling dominoes? All these ideas are great for game dominoes. I haven't seen any falling dominoes in person, but I am sure the form should inspire the function.

    • DianaB DianaB on Sep 20, 2015
      @Susan E What on earth is a falling domino and how does it differ from a game domino?

  • Susan E Susan E on Sep 20, 2015
    Falling dominoes are the ones that people line up in patterns. They knock the first one and the dominoes all fall down. The dominoes are really plastic rectangles in bright colors. Here is a youtube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ARM42-eorzE

  • Susan Fisher Susan Fisher on Sep 20, 2015
    You might be able to make a really cool wall hanging.

  • Heather Heather on Sep 20, 2015
    Back splash for bathroom or tile small table with them

  • Susan N Susan N on Sep 21, 2015
    How about spraying the sides with the dots white or any other color of choice and then tile an area (wall, serving tray, glue to backboard and frame it, etc) in a subway tile pattern. The dots will create interest without being overwhelming. When you need to make cuts, just follow the indent that is down the middle of the tiles. Can do the same with Mah Jongg tiles! (except cutting each tile...

  • Cathey DeRosa Cathey DeRosa on Sep 21, 2015
    I've seen pendants made from dominoes. I have some as well, but haven't done anything yet. Also, the flat side painted or decoupaged with fabric, paper and embellished then using Mod Podge Dimensional Magic. Glue a bail on and voila! Amazing transformation. I also like Healther's idea of tiling a small table, or you could do a tray. Geez, I'm giving myself some ideas. That's why I love Hometalk! Have fun!

  • Martha Earles Martha Earles on Sep 21, 2015
    make you a table out of them, or arrange in different shapes ( names, Or letters ) and frame

  • Ailsa Ailsa on Sep 21, 2015
    I have a favourite necklace that was bought at a craft fair, it is made with a single dominoe. The creator painted the back with a butterfly and drilled a hole thru the top to thread a string through. The back of the pendant is the dotted side. Don't know what you'll do with the rest of the box of them!