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Rock a pair of vinyl record earrings made from shrink plastic!

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1143 projects »
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  • How to make a stud earring. Vinyl Record Stud Earrings - Step 1
    Step 1

    To make your earrings, you'll need some shrink plastic. If you want to be traditional use black, but feel free to get creative and use any kind you like. Mine had stars printed on it!

  • How to make a stud earring. Vinyl Record Stud Earrings - Step 2
    Step 2

    Trace around your circle template onto the shrink plastic twice.

  • How to make a stud earring. Vinyl Record Stud Earrings - Step 3
    Step 3

    Cut these circles out.

  • How to make a stud earring. Vinyl Record Stud Earrings - Step 4
    Step 4

    Punch a hole into the middle of each circle.

  • How to make a stud earring. Vinyl Record Stud Earrings - Step 5
    Step 5

    Use the pointed edge of a compass to etch grooves around the circles like a record.

  • How to make a stud earring. Vinyl Record Stud Earrings - Step 6
    Step 6

    Heat in the oven until shrunk and flatten with a heavy book.

  • How to make a stud earring. Vinyl Record Stud Earrings - Step 7
    Step 7

    Cut small circles from paper or foil to make your mini records labels and stick onto the records.

  • How to make a stud earring. Vinyl Record Stud Earrings - Step 8
    Step 8

    Use the end of the compass to pierce the holes back in the middle.

  • How to make a stud earring. Vinyl Record Stud Earrings - Step 9
    Step 9

    Glue the earring studs onto the back of your records.

  • How to make a stud earring. Vinyl Record Stud Earrings - Step 10
    Step 10

    Leave to dry.

  • How to make a stud earring. Vinyl Record Stud Earrings - Step 11
    Step 11

    They're ready to wear!

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