Uses for DVD Media Cases

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July 2, 2012

An old media case being used to store art suppliesUse an old DVD case as a child's colouring case. Just decorate it and make a little pocket inside with either paper or fabric to hold pencils or markers. You can also turn one into a make-up case to hold liners, lip gloss, and mascara. I know we usually have a lot of these cases laying around. They make great storage for small items. Label the case and store on a book shelf.


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September 22, 2010

Use DVD cases as photo frames. We travel a lot; therefore, we keep all our DVD's in a little zip around case. The cases fit a 5x7 wonderfully.



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July 21, 2008

Any ideas for alternate uses for DVD cases?

Erin from Atlanta, GA


July 21, 20080 found this helpful

I googled crafts using DVD cases and found this site.

She had lots of cute ideas.


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As we continually send photos to others over the internet, it's hard to keep the originals all straight. I like to keep like subjects in them and label them, putting them in a nice basket.


They stay dust free, and I don't have to look through boxes of them. They are also nice if you have to ship photos, cd's, small plaques, etc.


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July 21, 20080 found this helpful

Makes a pretty good frame for a picture at work.


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February 7, 2017

Decorating a discarded DVD and its case is a fun way to make a unique card for Valentine's Day. This is a page about DVD case Valentine's Day card.

DVD Case Valentine's Day Card


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