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What to do with your left over records..
As you may know I had craft army last week and after returning home had a few left over records to use up. I finally got around to making a record book. Although I am not UBER pleased with it.. I'm pretty pleased with it.

This was the record in question:

and this was my dollar fifty book from Michael's

Posted by The AfterCraft from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada • Published See The AfterCraft's 59 projects »
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  • How to make a record notebook. Record Book - Step 1
    Step 1

    first I measured the dimensions of the book.

  • How to make a record notebook. Record Book - Step 2
    Step 2

    Then traced that onto the record.

  • How to make a record notebook. Record Book - Step 3
    Step 3

    (make sure that when you're drawing the dimensions ON the record they are a little bigger than the book.. you don't want book overlapping the record....right?

  • How to make a record notebook. Record Book - Step 4
    Step 4

    Heat the oven to 200C or about 400F

  • How to make a record notebook. Record Book - Step 5
    Step 5

    Place that record of yours into the oven

  • How to make a record notebook. Record Book - Step 6
    Step 6

    Wait about 5 minutes until it gets flopping.. and pull it out and as quick as possible cut out your desired shape.

  • How to make a record notebook. Record Book - Step 7
    Step 7

    This is as far as I got the first time round... and then I placed it back in the oven to "melt" flat.

  • How to make a record notebook. Record Book - Step 8
    Step 8

    Get your glue gun hot and ready and glue the book and place the record on. I added a glittery stencil thing I also found at Michael's.

  • How to make a record notebook. Record Book - Step 9
    Step 9

    some girl told me she paid 40 bucks for a record book in town!!! Mine.. 3 dollars and f'ty cents.. BOOya baby.

  • How to make a record notebook. Record Book - Step 10
    Step 10

    I even had left over bits from this project.. and they were curled kinda like a baseball cap rim.. oh ideas ideas.

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Shazziiee
Shazziiee · Colchester, England, GB · 25 projects
wow, that looks so cool!
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