Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Tuesday Daily Project Exploring Cricut

Hope you all have been enjoying our blog hop this week at Exploring Cricut! If you missed it, go to the sidebar on the blog and click where it says new challenge and it will take you to the post. Most of our DT will be giving something away this week too! Now for the Tuesday daily project. I am going along with the theme of Christmas in July and created ornaments using old cds. I always save those that come in the mail or any bad ones to use for craft projects. I am showing pictures of how I did this. I used the cartridges Very Merry Tags, Winter Frolic, Winter Woodland and Paper Doll Dressup for my cuts. Below the pictures are the measurements. Be sure to enter our "Christmas in July" challenge this week.

Just start with some old cds, using you get some in the mail or have some old ones.

I covered mine with scor tape because it holds so well and works great to hold the paper.

Smooth out paper and trim around the edges with scissors or a craft knife.

I just punched a hole with my crop-a-dial.....that is one awesome tool for sure! Now you are ready to decorate however you like! I have added pictures before too. Now for my sizes

Very Merry Tags-shadow snowflake cut at 4.5 inces

Very Merry Tags- top snowflake cut at 4 inches

Winter Frolic-snowman cut at 4 inches

Winter Woodland-Poinsettia cut at 4 inches. I cut 2 of the flower part.

Paper Doll Dress Up-Tree cut at 4.25 inches

I also used scrap papers, jewels, stickles, and liquid pearls


  1. Diane - this is fabulous.Going to get my girls to do this is a crafty day project. Did you put paper on both sides of the CD? TFS


  2. What a fun post! Thank you for the detailed instructions for creating the base of the ornaments! I have lots of left-over CDs and you have given me an idea for Christmas tags! You go, girl!

  3. Super cute!! Great idea! Christina

  4. These are great!!! A great project for the grands to do when they visit!! :)

  5. Oh, these are awesome. Love this idea!

  6. Thank you so much for sharing this project. I have been saving those CDs you get in the mail, now I can use them. I must try this.

  7. Oh My I have so many DVD and CD. Thanks for the idea and the tip. Awesome Job. TFS AJ~

  8. This is a great idea. I hope I can remember it when I come across CD's that don't work anymore.


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