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Topic: Anne Murray record cover recycled into a "new" jounal  (Read 1107 times)
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reese52
« on: April 14, 2008 12:45:30 PM »

I've always loved records.  I still have a small collection of my own.  I've seen a few record covers turned into journals and have wanted to give it a try. 
I also love to thrift shop and go to garage sales.  On a recent visit to a thrift store, I found an interesting cover to an Anne Murray record.  I thought it would make a great recycled journal.  Anyway, here is what I made.  Tell me what you guys think.  Any constructive criticism would also be appreciated.



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mrsmartin428
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2008 11:53:12 AM »

What a neat idea, and it came out great...I especially love the front cover.
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reese52
« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2008 12:06:39 PM »

Thanks.  It was the front cover that got my attention.  I'm not really an Anne Murray fan.
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cowgirlz101
« Reply #3 on: April 16, 2008 07:53:46 AM »

I think it's great! How do you do the binders like that? Is there a site that explains that?
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reese52
« Reply #4 on: April 16, 2008 08:04:24 AM »

It's actually a hand cranked machine that punches the holes and do the binding. 
Here is a site that shows an example of the machine I used.
I haven't looked for instructions.  A friend actually showed me how to use it.
I'll try to post a tutorial for the next one I make.

http://www.dealsdirect.com.au/p/metal-binding-machine-a4/
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