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DIY Vinyl Record Wall Clock in Decoupage Technique


How to make DIY vinyl record wall clock in decoupage technique. This fashion DIY vinyl record wall clock will become an exclusive interior decoration!
Today we'll show how to use old vinyl record for making a decorative wall clock. 
diy vinyl record wall clock in decoupage technique
Begin by working with the vinyl. You can buy it on a flea market or in a special shop.
Add some water to the central paper circle and remove it.
Take a fine sandpaper to smooth the surface to get an even paint coat.
diy vinyl record wall clock in decoupage technique
Cover with a ground coat.
When the first layer is dry, add another one to cover the black vinyl. Let it dry.
diy vinyl record wall clock in decoupage technique
Start decoupage. Choose a napkin with a picture of a nice house. Cut out the image.
Remove the excess layers leaving the top one with the picture.
diy vinyl record wall clock in decoupage technique
Cover the surface with white glue.
Attach the napkin moving from the center to the edges.
Coat with glue using a soft brush. Let it dry.
diy vinyl record wall clock in decoupage technique
Cut out the excess adding half an inch extra napkin around the edges.
Glue the edges onto the back side.
diy vinyl record wall clock in decoupage technique
Make the background to correspond the picture colors. Use gouache.
Paint the sky in dots.
The gouache becomes lighter when it dries. Don’t be afraid, it will return to the original color.
diy vinyl record wall clock in decoupage technique
Cover the picture surface with transparent lacquer. Add several coats until the napkin edges become nearly even with the vinyl surface.
Smooth the clock using a fine sandpaper.
Cover the finishing lacquer coat. Let dry.
diy vinyl record wall clock in decoupage technique
Add numerals. Use a compasses.
diy vinyl record wall clock in decoupage technique
Divide the circle into four equal parts. Use a ruler. The numeral twelve should be placed on top over the house.
diy vinyl record wall clock in decoupage technique
Make Rome numerals from a thin black ribbon.
Cut a piece equal to the numeral height. Fray check the edges.
Attach with white glue.

diy vinyl record wall clock in decoupage technique
Make other numeral elements in the same way.
diy vinyl record wall clock in decoupage technique
Now we need a clockwork with hands. You can remove it from an old clock.
Carefully put it into the central hole on the back side. Make the hole bigger using a knife if needed.
Fix the clockwork with a screw nut on the front side. Put on the hands.
Attach a metal ring on a piece of ribbon on the back side behind the numeral twelve. Use a hot glue gun.
diy vinyl record wall clock in decoupage technique
This exclusive accessory will become a wonderful interior decoration.

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Have a question about this project?

2 questions
  • Yvonne
    on Apr 13, 2017

    What's your question? What is Gouache and where can I get it?
    • Lorra Stevens
      on May 27, 2019

      gouache

      /ɡwäSH,ɡo͞oˈäSH/

      Learn to pronounce

      noun

      a method of painting using opaque pigments ground in water and thickened with a gluelike substance.

        opaque watercolor of the type used in gouache painting.


      You can find it in paint sets or individual paint tubes in craft departments at stores such as Walmart, Michael's, and Hobby Lobby, or you can buy it online.

  • Joanie
    on Dec 29, 2018

    Is there a reason you put your numbers sideways? Is that the way they do it in PA.? Your clock is gorgeous!!

    • Shirley
      on Jan 3, 2019

      I have seen the numbers placed this way before on manufactured clocks. It is a personal style choice.

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