DIY wall clocks – a perfect Christmas gift for someone you love

When you offer someone a gift that you’ve made yourself it’s a very thoughtful gesture and it tells that person that you really care about them. Since Christmas is getting closer and closer, we thought it would be a good idea to offer you some suggestions related to the subject. So how about you make a clock? It sounds rather complicated but it’s actually easier than you think.

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Let’s start with these cute photo wall clocks. They’re shaped like animal faces and they’re very easy to make. You need a printer, a photo of a pet and a clock mechanism. Don’t forget to paint the four little dots to help you tell time.{found on abeautifulmess}.

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If you have a friend that enjoys playing or collecting dominos then you can make a domino wall clock. The idea is to combine the domino pieces in such a way that you get numbers from 1 to 12 and then to simply place the clock mechanism in the center.{found on thehomesteady}.

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For someone who loves flowers you could make this chrysanthemum clock. The interesting thing about it is that those aren’t flower petals but they’re actually little plastic spoons. This is definitely a very fun project.{found on site}.

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A color sample clock seems like a great gift for a variety of persons. It’s also very easy to make. Fan the color sample pages so that the names can be seen or hide them if you prefer the writing to not be seen.{found on instructables}.

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A wood clock is also very interesting because it has a lovely rustic charm and yet it can be made to look minimalist and thus perfect for a modern home. All you need is a wood slice, a marker and the mechanism.{found on designsponge}.

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You can also make a beautiful and elegant wall clock using fabric. To give it a more sophisticated look, use paint and a floral doily silkscreen. You’ll also need an embroidery hoop and foam core plus some tape.{found on site}.

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This project is someone similar to the previous one but here you’ll be using an actual doily. You sew the doily to a piece of scrap fabric, install the mechanism and sew the whole thing onto an embroidery hoop.{found on carolinacountryliving}.

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Starburst clocks are classical and they give you great flexibility when it comes to choosing the actual design. For example, you could make one using lots of wood coffee stir sticks. Ssimply glue them onto a working clock with a flat face.{found on frecklednest}.

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A very interesting clock can be made using lots of pencils. Glue the pencils together with wood glue and make sure you leave a space in the center for the mechanism. You can choose and dimensions and shape you want for the clock.{found on brit}.

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A doily plate can be turned into a clock in a few minutes. You have to carefully drill a hole in the center of the plate. This is the most difficult part. The rest is a piece of cake. Just install the mechanism and feel free to personalize the clock how you want.{found on maizehutton}.