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.
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!