I needed a new clock in the bathroom and I had this basic cheap plastic one that worked perfectly. However, I thought it looked rather ugly in my bathroom so I decided to redo it to my taste.
The clear cover popped off rather easily with gentle encouragement from a screwdriver near the tab that holds it in place.
Next I gently lifted the hands off one at a time then on the back using the screw driver again I coaxed the two tabs away from the mechanism and freed it from the back of the housing.
I used a basic ivory color spray paint on the housing then the next day took some sand paper to it to give it the aged look I wanted.
I auditioned different face covers to see which look I liked best. I’m sure you recognize this one.
I found this beautiful graphic at Graphic’s Fairy; it was this nice blue color.
On this one I copied the graphic in black and white and lightened it to a nice grey.
On this one I used a colored pencil to add yellow into the black and white copy around the edges where the blue had been.
The clock face transparency over some pics just didn’t work but I didn’t really need it anyway.
I even had some fun with my chalkboard contact paper.
A couple of different views to show you the aging or distressing around the outside with the sand paper.
It only cost me a couple of dollars for the copies as I already had the spray paint leftover from another project. I still have one problem to solve though. I can’t decide which one I like the best!*Join on Wednesdays for Wow Us Wednesday*
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