DIY Record Bowls. The DIY bowl from a record is a definite oldie-but-goodie craft project. These make great inexpensive party decor, take like 4 minutes to make, and cost 10 cents each. Learn how to make a record bowl after the jump...How to Make Record Bowls1. Gather some records you never want to listen to again. Place one record on top of a ceramic (oven-safe) bowl.