Picture Perfect CD Photo Clip

Picture Perfect CD Photo Clip

Picture your child in this perfect CD photo clip. It's great for your desk at work and it takes up minimal space.
 

  • STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam:
    • Ball, 3"
  • Blue acrylic paint
  • Recycled CD (from junk mail or promo materials)
  • Silver aluminum craft wire, 18- to 20-gauge, 24" length
  • Silver metallic trim, 1/4" x 1/3 yd.
  • Assorted acrylic gems and sequins
  • Serrated knife
  • Candle stub or paraffin
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Wooden skewer
  • Medium flat paintbrush
  • Disposable palette
  • Water basin
  • Paper towels
  • Scissors
  • Wire cutters
  • Needlenose pliers
  • Low-temp glue gun and glue sticks
  • Thick, white craft glue

Steps:

  1. Wax serrated knife with candle stub or paraffin. Cut foam ball in half; set aside one half for future project.
     
  2. Insert skewer into flat side of half-ball. Holding skewer, paint half-ball blue. Place skewer in heavy glass or jar to dry.
     
  3. Use glue gun to secure half-ball to center of recycled CD.
     
  4. Cut three 6"-8" lengths from wire. Use fingers and pliers to create flat spirals in one end of each wire length. Glue and insert straight wire ends 1/2" deep into foam at different angles as shown.
     
  5. Glue assorted gems and sequins to foam surface. Glue metallic trim around base of ball; trim excess.

 

®™ Trademark of The Dow Chemical Company ("Dow") or an affiliated company of Dow. For more project ideas, please see styrofoamstyle.com.

 

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