DIY: Accordion Picture Frame From DVD Cases

Dinner and a movie? I prefer crafting and a movie! Next time you're watching your favorite film, transform the DVD case into a handmade picture frame. DVD cases make great frames, with their thin black border and clear plastic cover that creates a glass-like shine for your photos. Attach two or more cases to create an accordion-like frame, perfect to display on that empty mantle!

Materials: DVD Cases — Cards, Decorative Paper and/or Photos — Small Hinges (found at craft or hardware stores) — Small Brads — Glue Stick — Glue Gun

Pull out the paper jackets from the DVD cases and turn them over so the white side is facing up.
Using a glue stick, attach your photos/decorative paper to the white side of the paper.
Slide them back into the cases.
Insert the brads into the hinges.
Using a glue gun, attach the hinges onto the edges of the DVD cases to connect them.

And voilà! Share your creation with our Facebook community and subscribe here to receive our weekly DIY projects via email.


  1. Michelle D.3/13/2012

    Love this!

  2. LOVE this, cannot wait to make it!!! Thanks so much for sharing.

    Newbie blogger

  3. Thanks Ashlie. I'd love to see it once you make it! Thanks for stopping by. ~Natalie

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  6. Anonymous6/30/2014

    This is SO cute!!! I am redoing my bedroom soon, and I need cute decorations-- Definitely going to use this!!!

  7. This is such a wonderful and creative idea using DVD cases! There are actually many things in the house we can transform into something unique! Thanks for sharing :)

  8. Brilliant idea. I featured your post with link on my blog today. Best of luck to you!

    Debra Kristi ~ Live in reality. Play on the other side.


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