Making A Custom Designed Clock Is Easier Than You Think

Making a customized clock for your space is easier than you might think, all you need is a kit or parts from an old clock and a few other supplies (paint, mod podge, wood disk, etc., depending on which one you choose to make). You can customize them exactly the size you need or personalize to make lovely gifts. Here are over a dozen different styles and ideas to get your creative juices flowing. Enjoy!
Asterisk (for under $10): Materials required include hardboard, spray adhesive or painter’s tape, a drill and jigsaw. Free template provided (pdf).

DIY Mod: Transform a plain clock (with wood frame) using acrylic paint, decorative paper and double-sided tape.
Retro Style: A package of peel-and-stick red felt numbers turns a vintage serving tray into a retro-style wall clock.

Domino: If you can get your hands on a pan of some sort, 12 dominoes to mark the time, a bit of glue and clock parts…you’re set to go.
Tin Letterpress: Made with an altoids tin, card or small artwork and clock kit.

Crafty Grandfather Version: Made with 3/8″ exterior bead board and an old clock.
DIY Book Clock: Made with a hardcover book and clock kit.

Personal Picture: Made with a favorite photo, mod podge, mdf board and clock parts.
Stenciled: Modeled after the ornate face of an 18th-century case clock. Includes a free clock face template to download.

Wood Project: Made with a small wood disk, clock parts and a wood burning tool.
Easy To Make: Made with scrapbook paper, foam core board, spray adhesive, chipboard numbers and clock parts.

Embroidery Hoop: Made with a wooden disk, a 10″ embroidery hoop, glue, fabric and a clock kit.
Tea Cups: Made with lots of tea cup sets, a piece of wood or particle board, mod podge and paper (for the background) and clock parts.

Stretched Fabric: Easy DIY! Simply stretch a piece of fabric over a small painter’s canvas (staple to back) and add clock kit.
Made With A Paper Plate: Made with a decorative paper plate (dinner sized) and a clock movement kit. Easy project!

Simple Modern: Supplies are a paper mache box lid, rectangle sticker labels, spray paint and kit.

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    • Anon

    It is a pizza pan; the holes allow for better airflow to the crust.

    • mara

    Now to find a cream separator pan. Really?? LOL!

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