When cleaning up lately, I found a pile of old CDs.
Do you also keep your old CDs though not knowing what to do with them?
Zero waste & 1 R of the 5 Rs: Reuse!
The five zero waste principles (according to Bea Johnson, the “mother” of zero waste lifestyle movement) are:
I read lately in a book about cleaning (NOT from Marie Kondo!): “Before giving something away find a way to reuse it, make something beautiful and/or useful with it.”
This made sense to me and finally motivated me to create something with my CDs.
Tote bag “head over heels”
I found a colorful tote bag in a vintage shop ages ago and never used it. But now her time has come!
CDs are quite easy to attach with string or yarn on cloth due to the hole in the center.
Do you like the cool pattern I created with the string? I do and I suppose there are still many pattern possibilities to discover. Fortunately I still have CDs left, so stay tuned.
The rainbow mirror effect is really mesmerizing!
- Here you find another tutorial for tote bags made from old curtains.
- And here a tutorial for messenger bag “inner peace” (CD reuse)