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When you have CD's don't work anymore, heres a cute, creative way to re-use them!
These mosaics can be used for wall decoration or maybe something to decorate a trinket box with or maybe just for fun!

Posted by Hannah E. from Bristol, England, United Kingdom • Published
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  • How to make a piece of mosaic art. Cd Mosaic Decoration - Step 1
    Step 1

    First, cut your CD's into strips.

  • How to make a piece of mosaic art. Cd Mosaic Decoration - Step 2
    Step 2

    Now, cut those strips into squares, they don't need to be perfect, if they were all the same you wouldn't be able to make many shapes!

  • How to make a piece of mosaic art. Cd Mosaic Decoration - Step 3
    Step 3

    You should now have loads of little squares/shapes.

  • How to make a piece of mosaic art. Cd Mosaic Decoration - Step 4
    Step 4

    Now, on your piece of paper, draw a design to follow. You don't need to do this, but it's helpful.

  • How to make a piece of mosaic art. Cd Mosaic Decoration - Step 5
    Step 5

    Now, place your shapes onto your design where you want them. You need to make sure the shiny side or whatever side you want to be showing is down. This may take some time.

  • How to make a piece of mosaic art. Cd Mosaic Decoration - Step 6
    Step 6

    Now you should have a your pieces layed out and should look something like this;

  • How to make a piece of mosaic art. Cd Mosaic Decoration - Step 7
    Step 7

    Now, if your using glue, paste your glue onto a sheet of paper and carefully place it onto your design. If your using sticky back paper, peel off the adhesive and place the sticky side onto the design. Be careful not to knock any pieces whist doing this.

  • How to make a piece of mosaic art. Cd Mosaic Decoration - Step 8
    Step 8

    Now, push onto the pieces until the glue dries. make sure that every piece is stuck to the paper or your pattern wont work.

  • How to make a piece of mosaic art. Cd Mosaic Decoration - Step 9
    Step 9

    When you think it's all stuck, slowly peel the paper away and your design should be stuck to it.

  • How to make a piece of mosaic art. Cd Mosaic Decoration - Step 10
    Step 10

    And there you have it! You can either: leave it as it is; cut the access paper around it and leave it as it is; or you could stick that to some card or something to strengthen it.

    You could also use some spray glue if you have any to make it secure.

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