CD Photo Frame
February 12th, 2013 posted by Terri Bose
This photo frame made from a recycled CD or DVD makes a perfect for gift for Father’s Day, Mother’s Day, birthdays or any other special occasion you can think of. Show your creative side and make one today!
What You Need
Old Compact Disk
1 c flour
1/2 c salt
1/2 c water
Double Stick Tape
Adhesive Backed Felt Tacky Glue
Scrap of Cardboard
What you do
Preheat oven to 250 degrees F. In a large bowl, mix together flour, salt and water. Mix well, kneading with hands. if mixture is too sticky add a small amounts of flour until you have a doughy consistency. Be careful not to add too much, it can dry too quickly and crack.
Mold a base for your photo frame. Make sure that it is at least 1″ deep and 2″ around. Make it any shape you want. Use cardboard or a table knife to make a slot in your base. Go at least half way down through base and wiggle it back and forth a little to widen. Bake on a cookie sheet for 2 – 2.5 hours or air dry overnight.
Paint the base whatever color you like and let dry
Cut photo into a 3″ circle. Attach it to CD with double face tape. Cover the back of the CD with sticky back felt. Use tacky glue to secure in into slot in base.