Off the wall
Pragya Rahman

Turn those old CD covers into wall illustrations


Fear not dear reader, this will start to make sense in a wee bit. But before things start to make sense, turn on all of your senses to relocate your once loved prized possessions that were your CDs and their cases. Unless of course you already haven’t thrown all of them out. Hoping that you still have them stacked somewhere, we’re here with our brightly entertaining, spritely and amusing home décor ideas to help you use your music as art.

The artiste’s essentials:

First of all please make sure you have a lot of free time on your hands as what we’re about to suggest will probably take up an entire weekend. Note it may not be a bad idea to get some friends or family involved in this activity or maybe even make a nice date out of it. If you’ve just moved in together or are newly married, find yourselves a blank wall and gather all your favourite CDs and paint the wall in anyway you desire, then go ahead and stick the CD cases on the wall. You will need very strong adhesive to stick them together, so please make sure you get the best one in the market. When using adhesive gels please be extremely careful as to not get any on yourself, so a word of friendly advice from your friends at Dhaka Tribune - please wear latex gloves and goggles whilst painting. God forbid, should you by any chance get your fingers stuck together by the crazy adhesive glue, try acetone (nail polish remover).

The end result:

Just when you thought you’d throw all your CDs or those plastic cases out and forgot the real meaning behind those popular records, you'd be blessed with the overwhelming feeling you’d get when you hold that square shaped symphony in your hands. They are here now, on the wall, the wall you chose, hanging like pictures of your loved ones like a remembrance never to be forgotten. Go on, salute them for they are the ones whose music will never leave you alone, even in the darkest of times.  

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