She Cuts Up Multiple CD's - But It's What She Does With Them After That's Really Amazing
FaithTap Staff 10/15/2015
Don't throw them away yet, try any of these simple projects to give your old discs new life. With your huge pile of CDs, think about recycling them into something amazing.
Make some cool coasters
You can paint the coaster any color you want or glue over fabric of your choice. Now you'll have coasters that will match your home's theme perfectly!
A mosaic table might look nice
If you break up your unused CDs into small pieces and glue them to a table, you'll have a gorgeous surface that goes with almost anything. Tip: Place some pieces of the broken CDs top-up to get an artsy, creative look.
Your kids would love a personalized picture frame
Some skilled scissor work might be helpful for this adorable craft.
Animals aren't out of the question
If you have a wildly creative mind and a good amount of time on your hands, this is the project for you. Remember, you'll need to plan the number of CDs you need and the cuts you'll make on them before you get started.
Never lose that pin again
Use this helpful idea to keep your fingers out of harms way when sewing. You just need to glue a pompom in the middle and decorate the edges however you see fit.
You'll want to know what time it is
Most cheap plastic clocks from the store can still work without the clear layer of plastic over it. Remove the outer layer and place CDs around the hands and you'll have a bright, eye-catching clock that will be the talking-piece of every gathering.
A perfect gift for jewelry lovers
This beautiful keepsake box is a great place to store your valuables and pieces of jewelry that might get lost if left on the counter!
CDs on the wall?! You betcha!
Large CD pieces are perfect for a kitchen or bathroom backsplash. It's easy to clean and much cheaper than a stone or metal finish.
You can't forget Christmas
The twinkle lights of the tree will reflect all around the room with these fun ornaments. You'll be able to actually save money on decorating this years, instead of busting your budget.
They can be fashionable
I'm sure you've seen those large metal cuff necklaces at the department store. Well, you can add a little life to them by gluing on shards of CDs in fun patterns!
It only makes sense to use CDs for lighting. They reflect light perfectly and cast interesting shadows on the wall. This is great for a musically inclined teen's room!
Stop unruly curtains
Instead of spending upwards of $30 on brand new curtain ties, try using your old CDs and a polished chopstick to do the trick!
Creative candler holder
A bag of marbles and a steady gluing hand is all you need for this fun craft. It's a cheap and easy way to spruce up your home.
You can put a dent in the 5.5 million DVDs and CDs thrown into landfills each year by grabbing that old disc and putting it to good use. Your wallet and the Earth will be eternally grateful you did!