Introduction: Album Cover Coasters

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Turn a 12 x 12 record album into a 4 x 4 inch coaster with this easy decoupage project!

Step 1: Get the Following Materials

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To make these easy music-inspired coasters, you will need...

  • square ceramic tiles (I'm using 4 x 4 inch tiles that I bought from a hardware store on Bainbridge Ave for $0.45 each)
  • images of music albums
  • scissors
  • Mod Podge
  • sponge brush
  • self-stick felt circles

Step 2: Prep Your Images

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Google images of vintage stamps and music albums, and enlarge them on your computer so that they're slightly smaller than your square ceramic tiles. Then, print them out.

Step 3: Cut and Paste

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Cut the music album images with regular scissors, and adhere them to your tile with a layer of Mod Podge. Add a second coat on top to seal.

Step 4: Final Touches

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Once completely dry, add self-stick felt circles to the bottoms of your coasters!

Step 5: Done!

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Now, these shrunken album covers are ready to add a note or two to your table! I've used the following albums

*Janet Jackson: Control (in the 2nd image, you will see the original album cover right next to the coaster version, just an example of how the project really works)

*Sergio Mendes & Brasil 66: Look Around

*Beyonce: 4

*Adele: 25

Now, it's your turn! Choose your favorite album covers for your coasters and enjoy!


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Bio: I am a conceptual artist, and my DIY projects are mostly inspired by pop culture (movies, music, sports, TV). I mostly specialize in painting, graphic ... More »
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