Remember the days when we had shelves full of customized CDs with music compilations for every occasion, movies, and back-ups of our more-important-than-life files? If you still haven't thrown your collection to trash, now it is time to give these CDs a new life! Since everyone loves good DIY projects, we have made a list of creative ideas on what to do with old CDs.

From one-of-a-kind Christmas ornaments to glamorous plates and mirrors, this list of brilliant 5-minute crafts will show you a few of the most excellent ways to recycling that pile of your old CDs.If you liked these DIY ideas, be sure to check out our list on how to creatively repurpose old stuff.

h/t: viralnova

#1 Mosaic Tile Birdbath

Mosaic Tile Birdbath

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HipChick 4 years ago

I am doing this but I will hang it in my home.

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#2 Animal Sculptures Made Of Shattered Cds

Animal Sculptures Made Of Shattered Cds

Animal Sculptures Made Of Shattered Cds

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CarlaPuckett 4 years ago

Beautiful items, do you offer instructions?

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#3 Guitar

Guitar

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HipChick 4 years ago

I will be doing this to my daughters guitar.

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#4 Mirror

Mirror

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dkekesi 4 years ago

Creative framing, and extremely bad camera holding technique :-)

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#5 Wastelandscape

Wastelandscape

Wastelandscape

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MaureenDaniels 4 years ago

Brilliant but can't see myself doing this any time soon.

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#6 Jewelry Box

Jewelry Box

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TraceyKendrew 4 years ago

Brilliant idea

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#7 Mosaic Flower Pot

Mosaic Flower Pot

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ElaineBrubaker 4 years ago

This is so cool! What did you use for glue?

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#8 Mosaic Table

Mosaic Table

Mosaic Table

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DonnaDacy 4 years ago

I like this. Beautiful..looks like mother of pearl.

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#9 Christmas Ornaments

Christmas Ornaments

Christmas Ornaments

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DonnaDacy 4 years ago

Nice

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#10 Door

Door

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DonnaDacy 4 years ago

This is a great idea for a side light near the front door.

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#11 Kleenex Box Decor

Kleenex Box Decor

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coolguy2212 4 years ago

nobody cares Katherine. Tell it to the judge)))))))))))))))))

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#12 Coasters

Coasters

Coasters

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Donna Dacy 4 years ago

I could do this. Do you have directions?? Please share.

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#13 Shoes ;)

Shoes ;)

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JailsonSilva 4 years ago

Cool!!

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#14 Mosaic Table

Mosaic Table

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Wendy Haines 4 years ago

Love this idea!!

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#15 Collar

Collar

Collar

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DonnaDacy 4 years ago

Clever idea.

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#16 Wall Clock

Wall Clock

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DonnaDacy 4 years ago

Interesting....

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#17 Bracelet

Bracelet

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coolguy2212 4 years ago

Yo wrist o' da brackelete. #askingtherealquestions #journalism #californialivin ))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))):D

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#18 Holiday Clutch

Holiday Clutch

Holiday Clutch

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DonnaDacy 4 years ago

Cute idea. Much more reasonable than paying big bucks for one.

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#19 Christmas Tree

Christmas Tree

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VeronicaAguilar 4 years ago

Looks like giant sequins

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#20 Wall Art

Wall Art

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Donna Dacy 4 years ago

A good conversation piece. Any directions?

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#21 Shiny Collar

Shiny Collar

Shiny Collar

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AndreaDavis 4 years ago

ouch

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#22 Cd Lezard Madrid

Cd Lezard Madrid

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coolguy2212 4 years ago

I don't live in Madrid. cool? yay or nay #calicalicalicalife

#23 Photo Frame

Photo Frame

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DonnaDacy 4 years ago

I would do this...what is used besides the frame and the cds?

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#24 Galaxy Cap

Galaxy Cap

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DonnaDacy 4 years ago

This is so cute. I can see my grand daughter wearing this.

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#25 Cd Lantern

Cd Lantern

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SamanthaSamells 4 years ago

what happens if the cd's get to hot? would the just burn?

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#26 Curtain

Curtain

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coolguy2212 4 years ago

I can see through this junk!!!!!! #calisunburnsmycornias

#27 Shred In Mixer, Glue, Repeat.

Shred In Mixer, Glue, Repeat.

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DonnaDacy 4 years ago

Cute idea. Isn't it kind of hard on whatever you used to shred it? I might do this if I could get more information. Thanks.

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#28 Stargate Replicator Queen Bug

Stargate Replicator Queen Bug

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KezzyRobins 4 years ago

Awesome!!

#29 3d Print Cdbits And Turn Your Old Cds Into Lego.

3d Print Cdbits And Turn Your Old Cds Into Lego.

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coolguy2212 4 years ago

nope nope nope ))))))))))

#30 Stargate Replicator Bug

Stargate Replicator Bug

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Kezzy Robins 4 years ago

This is really cool!

#31 Elephant Mask From Beatelephant

Elephant Mask From Beatelephant

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#32 Mini Bicycles For Promoting Cycling Events And Active Transportation: Easy For Kids To Make

Mini Bicycles For Promoting Cycling Events And Active Transportation: Easy For Kids To Make

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MichelleCastro 4 years ago

Mud Flap Girls for a big rig truck lol

#33 Electric Guitar

Electric Guitar

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#34 Curtain Decoration With Cds

Curtain Decoration With Cds

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Louise Sinclair 1 year ago

how do you make both sides of the cd to look the same (take off the printed side)?

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#35 Madrid, Spain

Madrid, Spain

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StanleyTeo 3 years ago

same as #22?

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#36 Disco Ball

Disco Ball

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#37 Mirrow

Mirrow

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