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21 Great DIY Ideas for Recycling Used CDs

The decline in the popularity of CDs (compact discs) and the appearance of superior solutions have made them absolete. This has left many of us with plentiful stacks of CDs and DVDs in overlooked, dusty corners in our homes. The chances that they'll be in use again are quite slim, so why not use them to create something new? There are brilliant ways in which you can do this, such as using them to create decorative items or fancy up clothing items and ornaments with their unmistakeable shine. With just a couple of used discs, a good pair of scissors, and glue, the possibilities are endless - here are some DIY ideas that might inspire you.
 
They're great for mosaic designs.
21 Brilliant Ways to Upcycle Your Old Unused CDs
21 Brilliant Ways to Upcycle Your Old Unused CDs
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21 Brilliant Ways to Upcycle Your Old Unused CDs
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Beautify any household item you can think of.
21 Brilliant Ways to Upcycle Your Old Unused CDs
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21 Brilliant Ways to Upcycle Your Old Unused CDs
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21 Brilliant Ways to Upcycle Your Old Unused CDs
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Or literally, make your own household items out of CDs.
21 Brilliant Ways to Upcycle Your Old Unused CDs
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Who said they're not fashionable?
21 Brilliant Ways to Upcycle Your Old Unused CDs
 
21 Brilliant Ways to Upcycle Your Old Unused CDs
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21 Brilliant Ways to Upcycle Your Old Unused CDs
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21 Brilliant Ways to Upcycle Your Old Unused CDs
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Make some original, flashy accessories!
21 Brilliant Ways to Upcycle Your Old Unused CDs
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21 Brilliant Ways to Upcycle Your Old Unused CDs
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Give a facelift to your shoes!
21 Brilliant Ways to Upcycle Your Old Unused CDs
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Make CD-decorated baubles for Christmas time. What a great idea for kids' Christmas crafts they could be!
21 Brilliant Ways to Upcycle Your Old Unused CDs
21 Brilliant Ways to Upcycle Your Old Unused CDs
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21 Brilliant Ways to Upcycle Your Old Unused CDs
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Shiny instruments - why not?
21 Brilliant Ways to Upcycle Your Old Unused CDs
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Stick patterned material to the sides of CDs to turn them into awesome coasters!
21 Brilliant Ways to Upcycle Your Old Unused CDs
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An easy way to make a disco ball.
21 Brilliant Ways to Upcycle Your Old Unused CDs
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21 Brilliant Ways to Upcycle Your Old Unused CDs
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Keep your jewelry organised without paying a penny.
21 Brilliant Ways to Upcycle Your Old Unused CDs
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21 Brilliant Ways to Upcycle Your Old Unused CDs
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The ultimate DIY lamp project, simply using a stack of old CDs!
21 Brilliant Ways to Upcycle Your Old Unused CDs
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Remember to also keep your old CD cases - they can also be turned into something useful!
 
Such as a storage for ribbon or tape.
21 Brilliant Ways to Upcycle Your Old Unused CDs
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Or wall frames made out of single CD cases.
21 Brilliant Ways to Upcycle Your Old Unused CDs
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