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Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Recycled CD Album

I made this for my Showcase #7 submission on Audrey's blog, Cute and Some.
And this is what I did...
I took two old CD's and lightly sanded them to make the paper adhere better.
I applied the glue stick to each side, placed paper and trimmed the edges.  I covered both the front and back.
I went to my trusty Cricut and had it cut out 8 circles, a little smaller than CD's, at 4 1/2".  Since this wasn't double sided paper, I cut 8, adhered them back to back to make 4 pages.  This is the leftover papers from my purse project, from October Afternoon.  I inked all the edges of the covers ad the pages.
I punched holes with my Crop-a-Dile, set eyelets, and used a book ring to bind.  Then I tied ribbon to the ring to decorate.  The  flowers on the front are from K&Company.  The  images are from Heartwarming Vintage, buttons are Making Memories.
Closeup.  The lady is saying "Always with a smile."  Yep, that's me in the kitchen!  HA!
I think I am going to put some kitchen notes in it and hang it on my fridge.  Thanks for looking!

5 comments:

Lori Apgar said...

What a pretty album!!! Thanks for playing at cuteandsome!!

Audrey Frelx said...

Michelle, this album is absolutely fabulous!!! Thank you so much for registering it into Showcase #7; I'm sure it'll be a hit with all the viewers. I appreciate your support and sharing, and hope you play with us again and again!

Again, thanks much, my friend!!! I love-love it!!!

I'll be seeing you!

- - Sheryl - - said...

thank you so much for joining in my challenge and showcase #7!! Lovely!
thanks
Sheryl

Terry said...

I've got a couple of CD's that are scratched and missing their covers. I think your project is so dang cute - I'm going to copy this one for sure!

Cin said...

Love your little CD album, Very nice.....

Cindy

http://cindyswishes.blogspot.com