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This is Amy, one of the Craft Department's Summer interns...

While CDs feel a little outdated now, I still enjoy making music mixes and burning them on to disks once in a while. I use CDs as a way to share music and to introduce my friends to new artists and songs. Here is a simple CD case for a summer compilation I made recently:


The idea for the case was based on a stripe patterned paper I had laying around, which I used to line the inside.


I mimicked the pattern on the outside using strips of vellum where I listed the songs.


In case you are in need of some Summery music, here are a couple songs I included:

Sabali- Amadou and Mariam

Lisztomania- Phoenix

We Are the People- Empire of the Sun

True Affection- The Blow

Sweet Disposition- The Temper Trap

Lights Out- Santigold

Hello Benjamin- Melpo Mene

For Emma- Bon Iver

Comments (6)

  • True Affection! Great choice! :)

  • You must really love "For Emma", it's on there 2x! It's okay though, earlier driving downtown I listened to it 3 times :)

  • I recently came across your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment. I don't know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog. I will keep visiting this blog very often.


  • Could you kindly give instructions on how to make the actual case? I love it!

  • i love the colors. i might do this for my wall!

  • LOVE the paper! Do you know whose it is? Way to take an inspiration piece and make a project from it!

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