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Compact-Disc Card

An allowance for concert tickets or for a new CD will charm the music lover on your list.

Photography: Sang An

Source: Martha Stewart Living, December 2001


  • CD case with liner notes

  • Heavy gift wrap

  • Pencil

  • Scissors

  • Money

  • Ribbon


  1. Use a real CD and liner notes as templates. Outline unfolded liner notes on heavy gift wrap; cut out, fold in half, and slide into an empty CD case (available at record stores).

  2. Outline CD on heavy card stock, cut out, and add greeting. Fold money into a square; center it atop cardboard disc; with a pencil, mark position of corners. Using marks as a guide, cut four 1/2-inch diagonal slits in the cardboard. Tie a bow around money square, and slip into disc as shown.

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