10 Easy Ideas for Upcycling Records

Ever wondered how to create your own record 3 tier cake stand. Well follow these simple instructions in our Upcycle Vinyl Record Cake Stand Tutorial
DIY Record Cake Stand

Photo source: The Upcycle Project

Record Cake Stand Tutorial

 

DIY Step by Step Guide to making a Record Cake stand
DIY Cake Stand Tutorial

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CREATING A VINYL RECORD AND MAGAZINE STOOL

We love this clever project from Aviliaway

Why not make an extra stool for entertaining that also looks great. Learn how to make an upcycled stool from old records.
DIY Record & Magazine Stool

Photo source & Tutorial: aviliaway.wordpress.com

 

UPCYCLED VINYL CHRISTMAS WREATH

Vinyl records make great Christmas Wreath Bases. Rather than buying a wreath base, why not create your own and then decorative with Christmas trimmings such as leaves, featheers, ribbon, pompoms and baubles.
DIY Record Christmas Wreath

Photo source: The Upcycle Project

DIY Christmas Wreath Tutorial

 

A do it yourself guide to creating an upcycled vinyl record display
DIY Christmas Wreath Tutorial

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MAKE YOUR OWN RECORD WALL ART

Big fans of this from PopSugar

Creating wall art out of old unusued records is so easy and can make a fantastic feature wall like this Banksy inspired wall art example. Read how to make your own easy repurposed vinyl wall art.
Record Wall Art

Photo source: www.popsugar.com

 

Further Inspiration: 

What a brilliant use of records by La Bella Vida Art

Upcycled art: Broken record mosaic Bob Marley portrait by street artist mr brainwash.
Record Wall Art Portrait

Photo source: labellavidaart.blogspot.com 

DIY VINYL RECORD LAMP

It's so easy to upcycle records into a funky lamp. A vinyl record lamp is a great homeware for music lovers.
DIY Record Lamp

Photo source: The Upcycle Project

Vinyl Record Stack Light Tutorial

 

How to make a diy record lamp using 30 vinyl records and a string of led lights.
DIY Record Lamp Tutorial

DIY WALL MOUNTED VINYL HAT HOOKS:

A great upcycling idea for records by Hogarutil

Using vintage vinyl records to create useful wall hooks is a great idea. It's thrifty and looks very attractive. Great for hanging coats, scarves and hats.
Make Your Own Record Wall Hooks

Photo Source & Tutorial: www.hogarutil.com

UPCYCLED RECORD & CD TEA LIGHT CANDLE STAND

Upcycling records into decorative plates or tea light holders is an easy and fun upcycle project to do with kidsThe CDs create a great glow and together it makes for a wonderful centrepiece.
Record and CD Tealight Holder

Photo Source: The Upcycle Project

Record and CD Tealight Candle Holder Tutorial

 

How to create a vinyl record and cd tealight centrepiece
Record & CD Candle Holder Tutorial

 

 

CREATE YOUR OWN VINYL RECORD BOWL

LPs make are great for thrifty upcycling projects. Better than recycling, you can simply turn unused records into stylish bowls. Great for snacks, these repurposed vinyl bowls, are great for entertaining and getting the party started.
DIY Record Bowl

Photo Source: Fancy Tat

DIY Record Bowl Tutorial

 

USES FOR RECORDS: VINYL RECORD CENTRE PIECE

Upcycled Vinyl Record - Thrify Decorative Plate Idea
DIY Table Centrepiece

Photo source: The Upcycle Project

Upcycled Record Table Centrepiece Tutorial

Create your own vinl record decorative plate for use as a centrepiece in your table decoration.
REcord Table Centrepiece Tutorial

Photo source: The Upcycle Project

 

UPCYCLE IDEA: VINYL RECORD STATIONERY STORAGE

A DIY tutorial on how to make vinyl record stationery storage.
Record Stationery Holder

Photo source: The Upcycle Project

Record Storage Tutorial

 

Further inspiration from upcycling marketplace, Remade in Britain:

upcycled decoupage magazine record table

Why not apply records to furniture like in this Decoupaged Record Table?

upcycled-bent-triangular-shaped-vinyl-record-clock

Why not try heating records to make funky shapes like in this Folded Record Clock

The Upcycle Project is a handmade, upcycled product retailer based in India who sell on Nigel’s Eco Marketplace. You can find out more from them by visiting their twitter page or instagram page.

This Guest Blog is by The Upcycle Project for www.remadeinbritain.com. If you were wondering how to guest blog for Remade in Britain (website or wordpress site), please visit our Guest Blogging for Remade blog.

 

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