14 Awesome Ways To Recycle Old CD’s That You Never Thought Of


We all carry music around with us on our cell phones, MP3 players, and by other digital means. As a result of all these electronic storage devices, the CD is beginning to go the way of the vinyl record (ask your mom!). So the question is, what do you do with all those CDs just cluttering up the house? Well they are admittedly really cool-looking with their reflective backs, and with this in mind we've pulled together 14 awesome and easy ideas for CD DIY crafts.


crochet cds

These crochet CDs look absolutely amazing and make wonderful gifts too!


statement door

This awesome mosaic window is easy to make and is a real talking point.


owl cd ornament

This owl is a lot of fun!


eggshell cd picture

Created with a CD, eggshells, and lots of imagination, this picture is charming!


cd mirror frame

This CD mirror is so cool and looks great in any house.


retro cd clock

Ever thought of making a cool clock from an old CD?


wall art cd

Simply paint a CD black, etch on a pattern, and hang on the wall for inexpensive and beautiful wall art.


CD lampshade

This lampshade looks designer but is cheap and easy to make!


cd necklace

Why not make your own necklace from old broken CDs which have been blasted in the microwave for a few seconds and softened in the oven? Who knew they would turn this color?



cd snowman face

Aww cute! Get your younger family members into CD crafts by showing them how to make CD snowmen!


bling collar

Bling up a boring collar by sticking on some broken CD pieces. So effective and cool!


marbles cd candle holder

Make a beautiful candle holder with a CD as a base and glass marble sides. What a wonderful gift for yourself or for someone special!


cd lamp

This lamp made from CDs looks modern, cool, and costs virtually nothing to make!


cd bowl hack

This is an easy "make" that any one can have a go at.

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