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How to Make CD Crafts

Make fun and exciting crafts such as a coaster and locker magnet by recycling your old CDs.


  • Step 1: Make coaster Impress your friends with a CD coaster. Decorate it with a sticker with your own personal design.
  • TIP: Purchase supplies at your local craft store.
  • Step 2: Apply sticker Apply the sticker to the shiny side of the CD. Cut a 3½-inch circle out of transparent contact paper and apply it over the sticker for protection.
  • Step 3: Make a locker magnet Gather your five favorite wallet-sized photos to make a locker magnet. Position the pictures then glue them onto the CD.
  • Step 4: Glue Glue craft jewels around the edge of the CD. Allow it to dry. Then glue magnets to the back.
  • FACT: The compact disc was invented in 1965 by James Russell.

You Will Need

  • Markers
  • 2u00bd-inch round stickers
  • Old CDs
  • Contact paper
  • Five wallet size photos
  • Craft jewels
  • White craft glue
  • Magnets

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