Creative DIY Ideas To Recycle Your Old CDs!

Like many of you, my favourite DIY theme is a process that encompasses sustainability, zero waste, recycling and upcycling.
Remember the days when we had shelves piled with CDs with music compilations, movies, data back-up and more? If you still haven’t thrown your collection to trash, there is opportunity to exercise your creativity and give these CDs a new leash of life.

From one-of-a-kind festive ornaments to coasters and wall decor, here are a few creative ways to re-purpose CDs.

Festive Tea Light Decor

Materials Required:

  • Compact Discs
  • Modelling paste
  • Palette knife
  • Metallic paint
  • Sequins & rhinestones
  • Craft glue

Here’s the step-by-step process:

Step 1: To create a texture, dab some Modelling paste onto the CD using a Palette knife. Let dry.

Step 2: Paint the textured side using metallic paints or acrylic paints and let dry.

Step 3: Decorate with sequins and rhinestones or embellishments of your choice.

Step 4: Place a LED Tea Light Candle and your unique festive decor is ready!

Decoupaged CDs as coasters and wall decor

Home decor ornaments using CDs

If you liked these DIY ideas, be sure to check out our Budget Friendly DIY Classy Home Decor!

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