If you're like me, then you have a ton of blank CD's hanging around but you're always short on sleeves to protect them. Well thanks to my friend Sam, who used this clever idea for her wedding favors, I will show you how to make a snazzy paper sleeve for your burned CD's. I used this idea for the favors for the Bachelorette party I planned a couple months back and they were a big hit!
You can use a plain sheet of 8 1/2 x 11 paper but how BORING is that? If you can go online you can find a ton of printable wrapping papers.
I found this one at domestifluff.com but I also used ones from Martha Stewart.
Place the CD at the top of the paper, centered.
Fold the sides of the paper over the CD. Remove the CD and make sure you have an even crease on the sides of the paper.
Place the CD in the center of the folded paper and fold the bottom of the paper up making a pocket.
Remove the CD and pull the edges of the paper from inside the flap to make an arrow shape. Do this on both sides and fold down to make ears on each side.
Fold the ears under to make the pocket.
Fold the top corners of the sleeve inward and then slip your CD into the pocket and tuck the flap into the pocket.
Now you can make the finishing touches on the sleeve by adding stickers, raffia or ribbon. HOW CUTE IS THAT?!
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