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  • HOW TO: Use Old CDs for Mosaic Craft Projects - DIY Kitchen Backsplash Tips and Tricks

    Had to join to comment. I did a huge mosaic back splash in our kitchen from counter to under cabinets and about 22 foot long. I used mostly recycled mirrors from yard sales and Alcohol ink stained clear glass to make many of the colors. Ink side glued down with silicone. The mirror behind the inked glass gives a lovely shine. The square tiles were from the store and they show brown but are iridescent and my camera does not pick that up well. In person they are full of color not brown.I think the CD's are very pretty but I am sure they will scratch and smudge with cleaning needed in a kitchen.For the person that wanted to try this in a rental just glue them to foam core board. Easy to cut to size and apply to wall with double stick tape. for this use in a bathroom I think they would be ...see more »Had to join to comment. I did a huge mosaic back splash in our kitchen from counter to under cabinets and about 22 foot long. I used mostly recycled mirrors from yard sales and Alcohol ink stained clear glass to make many of the colors. Ink side glued down with silicone. The mirror behind the inked glass gives a lovely shine. The square tiles were from the store and they show brown but are iridescent and my camera does not pick that up well. In person they are full of color not brown.I think the CD's are very pretty but I am sure they will scratch and smudge with cleaning needed in a kitchen.For the person that wanted to try this in a rental just glue them to foam core board. Easy to cut to size and apply to wall with double stick tape. for this use in a bathroom I think they would be beautiful and less need for cleaning. I did some mosaic on a CD for fun to hang in the yard as a windspinner.Picture of kitchen B/Shttps://www.flickr.com/photos/50185661@N03/6904647...

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