Recycle CD Disks?

AnnieIL

Does anyone have suggestions for old CD disks we received in the mail from AOL, etc.?

I have used some under vases, and some to put small photos of the children on. Thanks for any suggestions

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ivamae

I crochet covers for them and use them for coasters. They work well and look nice.
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dragonlady

the people over at Garden Junk forum glue 2 together,
shiny side out and embelish them with beads and such and hang them outside as suncatchers...

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measure_twice

We use them as clappers for windchimes. Looks prismatic in the sun.

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tracey_nj6
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msazadi

Measure..do you have a pic of these? We still get a lot (not AOL!)at work that need to be recycled

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eileen_

This is what I do with mine.....make Cmas cards, suncathchers and hang them on my patio door or in my kitchen window. Now lets see if I can remember how to post pics here.

Eileen

Here is a link that might be useful:

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eileen_

this is the other side

Eileen

Is thre any way to post the pic in the message?

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Eileen

Here is a link that might be useful:

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Eileen

you can get the template for the envelope here....

http://www.ruthannzaroff.com/mirkwooddesigns/cdenvelope.htm

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minnie_tx

The old Aleene's craft show used to cut them into pieces with shears then make jewelry out of them.

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Cleo199

You can buy the findings to make a clock out of them. They're also nice shiney side up underneath a candle. My daughter just hung them all from thread from her ceiling.

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granny2shoes_fl

If you lay them in water and M/W about a minute, they look crackled. Kind of neat for card use. I did a blue one and then put a snowman scene on it. Looked really cool. Don't have it to post.

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crafticathi

Eileen...I love your cd cards. Can you tell me what kind of glue you used? tia...

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hollyinontario

Granny - dumb question here but what is M/W?

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joobee

there is a greeting card here using a cd

Here is a link that might be useful: card inspriations

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nannas_garden

Looking for loads of cd crafts as i have an lot of them. Have made cd fish and photo frames but am 60 so i need directions for the item if possible Thanks God Bless Have a great day

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slimjin

I want to cover them with paper that I have decorated by computer. Are there paper discs available or do I need to buy a program?

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granny2ricky

Here's one my sister just sent to me.....should be easy to come up with a pattern for it....

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davesmoo

Hi I glued two together then drilled holes and did some string art on them like they do on cards, then used them as sun catchers.
Also crocheted around them and made doilies, just used the outer three or four inches of a doily pattern and used the hole as the six chain starting. If anyone wants pic email me.
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bluefly

I use them for target practice, since that's the only thing I shoot.

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deb_pa

Saw on one of the craft shows a guy cut them in square, small pieces and glued them on a styrofoam ball. Made a nice disco ball. He put a dowel rod up the center with an eyehook on it to hang it. I had one in my window for years and it puts splashes of sunlight all over the room.

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