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Altered CD Pockets

April 4, 2008 Sarah Coggins

In my Randomness post last month, I mentioned that I enjoy visiting National Parks & Historic Sites to get cancellation stamps in my Passport Book. We learned before our trip last fall that Disney has a passport book for Epcot. I almost forgot about it while there until Trent reminded me. We found one at a gift shop and, admittedly, it was more for kids, but we had a fun time visiting all eleven “countries” in the World Showcase getting cancellation stamps. (I think we amused the cast members by being the only adults doing this. LOL)

I wanted a way to include the passport in my album that allowed it to be pulled out. My first thought was a library pocket. I’ve looked in stores & online since the trip and have not been able to find one that is the right size. Last night in Target, I stumbled across a package of paper CD sleeves by greenroom eco. Finally a good impulse buy. 😉 They are the perfect size.

I altered a red one to hold the passport and adhered it inside the front cover of the album:
Supplies: greenroom eco CD sleeve; Making Memories sticker & rub-on letters; Foof-fa-la rub-on; My Mind’s Eye rub-on letters; Martha Stewart Crafts sepia pen. Inspired by Apr 23 of dw2008.

I altered a second sleeve to hold a CD with photos from the trip:Supplies: greenroom eco CD sleeve; Making Memories sticker & rub-on letters; Li’l Davis rub-on letters; miscellaneous camera die cut from stash. Inspired by Apr 18 & 23 of dw2008.


  • Darcey April 3, 2008 at 11:20 pm
    I love the CD pockets. I am going to have to get some of those. You always have great ideas:)
  • Lynn April 4, 2008 at 7:05 am
    Sarah, what an awesome idea. I would've broken down and just made a pocket out of cardstock I think, but the CD pockets are of course less of a challenge. You always come up with something unique. This is why I left you something special on my blog this morning.

    I hope you have a Terrific day!
  • Ryzmomplus2 April 4, 2008 at 7:12 am
    Between you and Trish I better get up to Target today! Love the pocket - its perfect!
  • KarenSue April 4, 2008 at 8:47 am
    very, very cool,
    love the look
  • Sherry April 4, 2008 at 9:04 am
    Wow you are so taleted!! I love the "pockets" they are wonderful!!

    Thanks for the comments
  • :: gingerkitty :: April 4, 2008 at 9:47 am
    super ROCKS!!!
  • jp April 4, 2008 at 9:54 am
    What an awesome idea! I shall be looking for those pockets next time I go to Target. They could work for all kinds of things! I'm with you on the passports...I LOVE the whole concept! TFS, and have a great weekend!
  • Linda April 4, 2008 at 1:55 pm
    I love the CD pockets, such a great idea! And I loved reading your random happinees list. Have a great weekend!
  • Maggie April 4, 2008 at 6:30 pm
    I do the same thing as well when I go to the parks, I also stand in line to take pics of the characters for my scrap... Which people think are weird since I have no children with me..:)

    Thanks for visiting my blog..
  • Aimeslee April 4, 2008 at 7:37 pm
    girl those are amazing, and you have just helped me think up how to use all those camera diecuts i have....thanks!!!
  • Ter April 4, 2008 at 10:32 pm
    What a great idea!! You're so creative!!!
  • Cheri April 4, 2008 at 11:06 pm
    Awesome idea! Don't you love it when inspiration strikes?
  • Lida April 5, 2008 at 12:58 am
    Awesome idea and it looks so cool, I never know what to make with those and that is a great idea.
  • jp April 8, 2008 at 8:45 am
    Sarah-I was at Target over the weekend and picked up a package of these. Thanks for sharing this great tip!!
  • Doreen Mulryan Marts April 10, 2008 at 5:47 pm
    Love that! Didn't know Epcot had that passport thing, I'm totally doing that next time I go there, did you go during the Food and Wine festival? That's my favorite thing to do in Disney!
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