CD Butterfly Decorations

Bronze Post Medal for All Time! 105 Posts

CD Butterfly Decorations - 7 finished butterflies on a tabletopSummer is upon us here in Tahiti and everywhere I look I see the most beautiful butterflies. Here is a great way to keep summer with you even during the winter months. These butterflies are so easy to make and they look good in your windows, on your refrigerator, or even hanging on a mirror. Smaller children can easily do the creative work to make their butterflies, but the parents will need to help them cut them out.


Total Time: 1 hour

Yield: 3 to 4 butterflies


CD Butterfly Decorations - supplies


  1. Scratch a small area on the label of the CD. Now place your tape next to this area and pull the tape towards you. This will remove the label from the CD. Continue on like this until the entire label has been removed.
  2. CD Butterfly Decorations - remove the label
  3. Take a paper towel and some fingernail polish remover and clean both sides of the CD. Do not use a fingernail polish remover that has acetone in it this will damage the plastic.
  4. CD Butterfly Decorations - clean both sides of the CD with non-acetone nail polish remover

  5. On the side of the disk that did not have the label on it, draw your butterflies. You can normally draw 3 to 4 butterflies on each disk.
  6. CD Butterfly Decorations - draw butterflies on the side of the CD without the label
  7. Turn the disk over and paint the backside of the butterflies with the gold fingernail polish and allow it to dry.
  8. CD Butterfly Decorations - turn the CD over and paint the butterflies with the gold polish
    CD Butterfly Decorations - allow to dry
  9. Turn your disk, over and touch up your lines with your black pen.
  10. CD Butterfly Decorations - turn the CD over and touch up the lines with your marker
  11. Add a coat of glitter gel to the butterflies and allow the glitter gel to dry.
  12. CD Butterfly Decorations - apply a coat of glitter gel to the butterflies and allow to dry
    CD Butterfly Decorations - glitter gel applied

  13. Cut out the butterflies and add a magnet, stick them on a mirror, or use them in your art projects.
  14. CD Butterfly Decorations - cut them out with scissors

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

In This Page
Crafts Recycled Crafts CDsFebruary 5, 2020
Thanksgiving Ideas!
Christmas Ideas!
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Better LivingBudget & FinanceBusiness and LegalComputersConsumer AdviceCoronavirusCraftsEducationEntertainmentFood and RecipesHealth & BeautyHolidays and PartiesHome and GardenMake Your OwnOrganizingParentingPetsPhotosTravel and RecreationWeddings
Published by ThriftyFun.
Desktop Page | View Mobile
Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us
Generated 2022-11-15 00:41:57 in 17 secs. ⛅️️
© 1997-2022 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.