Turn a little old cookie tin into a vintage treasure!
Its very easy to make this unique clock all you need is a
- cookie tin, have a look at your local charity shop or flea market
- clock mechanism, you can buy them very cheap online
- a drill
- bit of tape
The clock hands I had were a light metal colour and didn't really show up on the tin. So I decided to paint them with a bit of nail polish. When you paint little things I find nail polish so much easier to use then spray paint.
Decide where you want the clock hands to go and mark with a bit of tape. Carefully drill a hole big enough to fit the clock mechanism. Push the mechanism through and attach the washer and bolt. Attach the hands and put a battery in your clock, Finished!
Think of all the other things you can turn into clocks as well! Flower pots, bits of driftwood, an old toy, fancy having a go?
Show me your creations on Instagram!