Recycle CDs into Wall Pouches

Recycle CDs and DVDs into these useful and pretty wall pouches! They're also a great way to use up scraps of fabric and have a multitude of fun uses.blank630x20

Recycle CDs and DVDs into these useful and pretty wall pouches! They’re also a great way to use up those small scraps of fabric you have lying around. There are so many fun uses for these… office supplies, pencils, dry erase markers, coupons, small notes… the ideas are endless. One thing is for sure, it’s a great way to upcycle all those discs you’ve had lying around forever.  This is just one of many ideas we have, such as how to “Make a Clock from a DVD” or “Quick DIY Bookends from CDs“. Check out all our CD & DVD Crafts here!blank630x20

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pdfRecycle CDs and DVDs into these useful and pretty wall pouches! They're also a great way to use up scraps of fabric and have a multitude of fun uses.

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The basics of  how to make your recycled CDs wall pouches are below. You can look at our photos to see different styles. The sky is the limit on design!

Recycle CDs and DVDs into these useful and pretty wall pouches! They're also a great way to use up scraps of fabric and have a multitude of fun uses.blank630x20

Use our free pattern to cut the back piece of your disc.Recycle CDs and DVDs into these useful and pretty wall pouches! They're also a great way to use up scraps of fabric and have a multitude of fun uses.blank630x20

Following the circle of the disk dab on hot glue around the back edge and wrap your material around carefully. We suggest doing it on 1 to 2 inch intervals then going back around and pulling down the unglued sections to help give a smooth edge. Recycle CDs and DVDs into these useful and pretty wall pouches! They're also a great way to use up scraps of fabric and have a multitude of fun uses.blank630x20

PULL THE MATERIAL SNUGLY as you go. This also assures a smooth edge. Recycle CDs and DVDs into these useful and pretty wall pouches! They're also a great way to use up scraps of fabric and have a multitude of fun uses.blank630x20Recycle CDs and DVDs into these useful and pretty wall pouches! They're also a great way to use up scraps of fabric and have a multitude of fun uses.blank630x20

If there are large pieces of material on the back, snip them off to reduce bulk. Recycle CDs and DVDs into these useful and pretty wall pouches! They're also a great way to use up scraps of fabric and have a multitude of fun uses.blank630x20

Add ribbon or felt for a hanger.Recycle CDs and DVDs into these useful and pretty wall pouches! They're also a great way to use up scraps of fabric and have a multitude of fun uses.blank630x20

Using our free pattern which is a tiny bit smaller than the CD, trace onto some felt. This will cover the back of your pouch. Recycle CDs and DVDs into these useful and pretty wall pouches! They're also a great way to use up scraps of fabric and have a multitude of fun uses.blank630x20

Glue your backing piece onto the back of your pouch. Recycle CDs and DVDs into these useful and pretty wall pouches! They're also a great way to use up scraps of fabric and have a multitude of fun uses.blank630x20

Take a piece of felt that will be the pouch and set it in place. We used pinking shears on the top edge. You want to allow for the pouch to stick out a little. Recycle CDs and DVDs into these useful and pretty wall pouches! They're also a great way to use up scraps of fabric and have a multitude of fun uses.blank630x20

Place any small item in the middle to hold up the pouch then put a dab of hot glue on each of the top corners to hold it in place. Recycle CDs and DVDs into these useful and pretty wall pouches! They're also a great way to use up scraps of fabric and have a multitude of fun uses.blank630x20

Remove your item and turn the CD over and carefully trim around the edge. Recycle CDs and DVDs into these useful and pretty wall pouches! They're also a great way to use up scraps of fabric and have a multitude of fun uses.blank630x20

Glue the remaining edge to your CD.Recycle CDs and DVDs into these useful and pretty wall pouches! They're also a great way to use up scraps of fabric and have a multitude of fun uses.blank630x20

We cut out an image from our material to glue to the front of our pouch. Recycle CDs and DVDs into these useful and pretty wall pouches! They're also a great way to use up scraps of fabric and have a multitude of fun uses.blank630x20Recycle CDs and DVDs into these useful and pretty wall pouches! They're also a great way to use up scraps of fabric and have a multitude of fun uses.blank630x20

You can also cut an angled pocket as shown. This effect was done for the version with a flower on the front of it. blank630x20Recycle CDs and DVDs into these useful and pretty wall pouches! They're also a great way to use up scraps of fabric and have a multitude of fun uses.blank630x20

You would now continue as above in attaching and cutting your pouch. Recycle CDs and DVDs into these useful and pretty wall pouches! They're also a great way to use up scraps of fabric and have a multitude of fun uses.blank630x20

Cut out your flower pieces to glue on or you can make your own!Recycle CDs and DVDs into these useful and pretty wall pouches! They're also a great way to use up scraps of fabric and have a multitude of fun uses.blank630x20

For the metal brads shown on two of the pouches, take wire cutters and cut off the point of thumbtacks. Recycle CDs and DVDs into these useful and pretty wall pouches! They're also a great way to use up scraps of fabric and have a multitude of fun uses.blank630x20

Glue the thumbtack tops to your pouch for a nice effect.Recycle CDs and DVDs into these useful and pretty wall pouches! They're also a great way to use up scraps of fabric and have a multitude of fun uses.blank630x20Recycle CDs and DVDs into these useful and pretty wall pouches! They're also a great way to use up scraps of fabric and have a multitude of fun uses.blank630x20Recycle CDs and DVDs into these useful and pretty wall pouches! They're also a great way to use up scraps of fabric and have a multitude of fun uses.blank630x20blank630x20blank630x20Recycle CDs and DVDs into these useful and pretty wall pouches! They're also a great way to use up scraps of fabric and have a multitude of fun uses.blank630x20Recycle CDs and DVDs into these useful and pretty wall pouches! They're also a great way to use up scraps of fabric and have a multitude of fun uses.blank630x20Recycle CDs and DVDs into these useful and pretty wall pouches! They're also a great way to use up scraps of fabric and have a multitude of fun uses.blank630x20Recycle CDs and DVDs into these useful and pretty wall pouches! They're also a great way to use up scraps of fabric and have a multitude of fun uses.blank630x20blank630x20

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