DIY Disco Ball Glass

Learn how to make a disco ball drinks glass out of old CDs! This is a great DIY idea for parties. You could even use this disco ball craft as a plant pot or a bowl to keep your jewellery! Pin the image above to save the idea for later.

Learn how to make a disco ball drinks glass out of old CDs! This is a great DIY idea for parties. You could even use this disco ball craft as a plant pot or a bowl to keep your jewellery!
Pin the image above to save the idea for later.

To make this disco ball craft you will need:

Old CDs

Spherical glass/vase

Scissors

Step 1 Cut the CDs into small squares using your sharpest pair of scissors. This step is quite difficult as I found that the reflective paper on the CDs tended to peel/flake off as I was cutting them. I found a few techniques online that are supposed to make cutting the CDs easier. These included: placing them in a bowl of boiling water, heating them with a heat tool or hair dryer or brushing a layer of PVA glue over the top of the non-reflective side of the CD. I tried all of these and found the hair dryer to be the most helpful (the heat makes the CDs more flexible and easier to cut). Be careful with this step though, obviously with the heat from the hair dryer, but also the CDs can be quite sharp once cut.

Step 1

Cut the CDs into small squares using your sharpest pair of scissors. This step is quite difficult as I found that the reflective paper on the CDs tended to peel/flake off as I was cutting them.

I found a few techniques online that are supposed to make cutting the CDs easier. These included: placing them in a bowl of boiling water, heating them with a heat tool or hair dryer or brushing a layer of PVA glue over the top of the non-reflective side of the CD. I tried all of these and found the hair dryer to be the most helpful (the heat makes the CDs more flexible and easier to cut). Be careful with this step though, obviously with the heat from the hair dryer, but also the CDs can be quite sharp once cut.

Step 2 Stick the squares to the round glass using the glue gun. Be careful with the squares as they are still quite fragile and I found that some of the reflective paper peeled of as I was sticking them down!

Step 2

Stick the squares to the round glass using the glue gun. Be careful with the squares as they are still quite fragile and I found that some of the reflective paper peeled of as I was sticking them down!

Step 3 Continue to stick the reflective squares from the CDs around the entire glass. Your disco ball drinks glass is now finished! Please note: this blog post contains affiliate links, however all opinions are my own and I only link to products that I personally use and recommend. Subscribe to my newsletter to receive fun craft ideas weekly!

Step 3

Continue to stick the reflective squares from the CDs around the entire glass. Your disco ball drinks glass is now finished!

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