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Mirror mirror on the wall…or shirt! Try this unique do-it-yourself brooch, and make your garment shine with a bunch of them!

All you need is:

- 2 CD‘s.
- For each brooch (we used 25 brooches) one small safety pin or a small brooch pin.
- Hot glue gun.
- Clear nail polish.
- Safety glasses.

Step 1:

Put on safety glasses, and using your scissors cut the CD’s up into triangles and squares.

Step 2:

Paint the clear nail polish over all edges of the cut CD pieces.

Step 3:

Glue safety pins (or brooch pins) with your glue gun to the middle back of the pieces.

Arrange and pin on any garment for a reflective style. You could even fix these to a bag or hat!

Where would you put these brooches?

Happy DIYing!


  • Amber-heard2345_large

    Oct 1, 2015, 05.58 AMby Teddy Morison

    This is great. Never would have come up with such a wonderful use for a CD. Makes me realize I may have other materials lying around which could be great for designing. Oh and most importantly, I love the brooch idea. Hope you have lots of other like it.

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  • 4343a36d4466c6f353525bdc97ba571be3128723_large

    Jul 31, 2013, 08.10 PMby thecuriouskiwi

    Where would I put these? Nowhere. They just look like cut up CDs, sorry guys, but this is super tacky and also they look really sharp!

  • Dscn3575_large

    Jul 31, 2013, 01.15 PMby red-lia

    You can avoid the need for safety glasses by soaking the CDs in boiling water for a few minutes before handling them. They will be more flexible.

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