Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Recycled Project Day#2 - Birthday Reminder Book

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Welcome to the second day of our recycled project! I know I am a bit late(or a day late) in posting and I have a genuine reason for it. Hubby had taken a day off yesterday to take care of some pending stuff and hence my crafting plans were all trashed. We went out for a movie, had a burger in Mc'Ds and had a fun relaxing day instead.

Onto the project, it isn't something new but its my first attempt to re-cycle CDs. I have seen them converted into albums all around the blog but I decided to do it my way and instead made it into a birthday reminder book.

It started with this-some waste CDs and gorgeous Studio Calico Papers(circles are hand-cut :))

 And after a couple of hours of hard work :D , turned into this- a beautiful Birthday Reminder Book  :)

Some of the month names have been cut off from an old calender and others done with alpha stickers
 I think it would be a great birthday/return gift for someone who forgets your birthday :D. Just mark your birthday on the book before giving it out. FUN!

If you have any questions, don't forget to leave it in the comments. I would answer them all this Friday.

Hope you like it! Thanks for visiting!


  1. Ujjwal... If you come up with projects like this and take the top 3 then anyone else will not get a chance.. :D... This is super gorgeous.. Love this.. Since Karuna's inspiration went up I have wanted to try this.. How did you punch the hole?? Eyelet setter.. AM scared to use mine for it might hurt it.. Super work.. Thanks for playing along with craftyjc..


  2. Excellent!! Am glad u tried it too.Aint it fun!!! U are one recycle Topper on Crafty JC with max projects followed by Doc. And we are enjoying all the new creations added everyday!
    Thanks for playing along at Craft JC!

  3. Really good work there.... even I want to know how u made the hole in the cd...

  4. This is super super awesome!! Don't forget to add my birthday in that book...

  5. This idea is awesome... <but how did you punch hole in the CD

  6. Super like!!love all the little stickers n embellis:)

  7. oh wow.. this is stunning.. sighh... your entries are tempting me to do crafting myself! lol ;) Awesome idea girl!

    Thanks for playing along at CraftyJC Challenge

  8. this is awesome! Lovely use of Cds!!

  9. Fab book!!.. LOVE the gift giving idea!
    But I guess each one of my friends should gift this to me as I'm the one forgetting the birthdays! ;)

  10. This is superb!! Ujjwal, you have to give us the license to case your work now :-p... Who doesn't need a pretty reminder book ;-)

  11. Oh Ujjwal I love this! You and Indira are my recycling inspiration- way to go girl!


  12. Ujjwal, you are one super creative girl!!! u absolutely amaze me each time... this creations is stunning... gorgeous detailing and a stunning idea!!! U ROCK!!!

    P.S. - i hve a dozen people in mind whom i have to gift this book wid my bday noted in ;))

    and yeah, my question of the week is 'how do u punch holes in a CD :))'

  13. really beautiful. I want to try it but I fear that I will not be able to make anything near it...

    your projects are simple but stunning. Hats off to you.

  14. your bday reminder is an awesome idea and turned out fabulous, ujjwal! cute paper clips and snips of ribbon! thanks so much for playing along:)

  15. Ujjwal its awesome!!!! B'day reminder book is such a nice idea! and gifting it to one who usually forget urs is so cute and fun to do... love it to the core!

  16. This is so crafty and clever. I've never altered CD's before. I love the stickers and the paper clips. Thank you for joining in on the fun at LESSology. :)

  17. How fun! I love using old CDs! :) Love the cute papers and clips...:)

    Thanks for playing along with LESSology and my guest Lynn's recycling challenge! :)

    P/s: Is my birthday in your reminder book???lol

  18. you rock girl...I loved karuna's take too and this is a fab idea....hey how did you punch that hole?

  19. All your altered projects are SHEER BLISS!!!! Feel so proud to have you with us... Kudos!!!!

    Ash... :)

  20. What a unique idea!!
    Thank you for joining in with us at LESSology. :)

  21. wooo hoo...lovin your birthday reminder book! Great idea with the CD's and I'm a huge fan of Studio Calico! Thanks for playing with us at LESSology!

  22. Wowwwwwwwwwwwwww!! This is AWESOME!! I love love love this idea!! I might even have to lift it!! WOW!! Thanks soooooooooooooo much for playing along with LESSology! :):):):):):):):):):):)

  23. Love it! How clever and what a fun idea to give out to someone that forgot your birthday. (I would probably be getting a lot of these then, oops!! I'm so bad with dates)
    Did see your birthday is on the same day my dad's birthday is ;o)


  24. Such a great idea, and a wonderful project!
    thanks for playing!