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Using Pebeo Acrylic Paint

Using Pebeo Acrylic Paint

Paint on the acrylic paint reasonably thick so it just covers the cd.  But not too thick.

Paint on the acrylic paint reasonably thick so it just covers the cd. But not too thick.

Use a smooth bristled brush to get a smoother surface

Use a smooth bristled brush to get a smoother surface

Choose whatever colours you want

Choose whatever colours you want

using the blunt end of a large needle I began scratching off the paint to reveal the shiny mirror like surface of the CD/ DVD

using the blunt end of a large needle I began scratching off the paint to reveal the shiny mirror like surface of the CD/ DVD

Search online for different patterns, pictures that you could use

Search online for different patterns, pictures that you could use

They reflect the light and look very sparkley and pretty

They reflect the light and look very sparkley and pretty

Finished and how effective

Finished and how effective

Pink paint!     You can draw your design over the paint, it works really well and makes it a lot easier.  You can even sketch out designs for the kids to do

Pink paint! You can draw your design over the paint, it works really well and makes it a lot easier. You can even sketch out designs for the kids to do

With this one the paint came off a little rougher but is most effective for this design so I went with it.

With this one the paint came off a little rougher but is most effective for this design so I went with it.

So Pretty

So Pretty

I trialed two Paint colours together, Pink and Purple.  Its pretty and opens up another whole world of options for this project.

I trialed two Paint colours together, Pink and Purple. Its pretty and opens up another whole world of options for this project.

Gems can be added to dress up your creations

Gems can be added to dress up your creations

adding pink purple and white Gems

adding pink purple and white Gems

All three

All three

I had fun creating these pretty little works of art. They can be used as coffee coasters, glittering Mobiles, or wall hangings. My daughter has claimed the pink ones for her wall.

  • Pebeo Acrylic Paint
  • Old CD's or DVD's
  • Sharp utensil needle, scaple, screwdriver
  • Gems