How to make a DIY picture frame using old CDs

Grab your old CDs and DVDs, some photo-safe adhesive and a few friends -- this photo frame collage project is easy to do and perfect for crafting in a group. Siri, via YouTube channel siriarts1, provides step-by-step instructions for producing this cute, eye-catching collage frame -- 4.5 million viewers can't be wrong!
This is a great project for a themed collection of photos. Siri is using photos from a trip to Disney World, and they look fantastic! A CD collage frame is also perfect for a collection of photos from a reunion, high school prom or cultural festival because of its subtle reminder of the music that is important to these events.
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The first step is to arrange your CDs into the shape you want, keeping in mind your space requirements. When you have an arrangement that you like, use a strong adhesive to glue the discs together.
Next, take some time to figure out how you want to place your photos. Patience is key here; use differently sized circle templates, and figure out which photo should go where by arranging and re-arranging until you have a placement you love.
When you have an arrangement that pleases you, simply glue the photos to the CDs with your favorite photo-safe adhesive.
Attach a hanging mechanism to the back; Siri uses the floral tape! Watch the video to see how she twists it into a looped hanger. She advises hanging the photos in an area with low light -- enough to catch the reflective CDs but not so bright that the glare is blinding.
Time to get started - please share this article as an invitation to your next crafting get-together!
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