DIY Under 5 – Christmas Tree Decor -from- Vintage Record Covers

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I have a small business called Vintage Vinyl Journals where I make journals out of old albums and album covers and I have a ton of album covers leftover that aren’t using in journal making.  And since I love to upcycle, so using album record covers in craft projects is both eco-friendly and fun.  Check out these decor balls made out of old record covers that I made recently.

For this project I decided to make some fun Christmas Tree Decor ornaments from the vintage record covers.

The supplies you’ll need for this project are listed below {and shown on the below graphic}:

– Old Record Cover Inserts (or any other paper you’d like to use)
– Scissors
– Hole Punch
– String for Hanging
– Pencil
– Spray Glitter 

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The first step is to take the album cover and draw your design.  I decided to make my ornaments into stars, but any shape you desire would work.

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 Cut out the stars!

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 After cutting them out, punch a hole in the top.

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 Thread your string for hanging.

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Now take your spray glitter and spray both sides of the ornament.  This can get messy, be sure to put newspaper or paper down as this can get messy!

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 Here’s a look before the spray glitter dried.

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 And the other side.

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 I continued this process and then sprayed all of the ornaments at once. 

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Here’s a final look at them!

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I added these onto our tree and I love how they turned out.  

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And because Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas “without you” – I mean Elvis!

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 What a simple, fun and easy way to add a vintage and upcycled feel to your tree this year.

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 It was so much fun to go through my old record covers and find great patterns like the ribbon below. 

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The deers are probably my favorite of the bunch!

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    • Dale Hunsberger
    • April 27, 2015
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    This is absolutely too cute! And to think I had to pitch mine when I had to move abruptly.

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