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5 Cool And Unusual DIY Clocks

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5 Cool And Unusual DIY Clocks

“Ticking away the moments that make up a dull day
You fritter and waste the hours in an offhand way
Kicking around on a piece of ground in your home town
Waiting for someone or something to show you the way” ~ Pink Floyd

For many, back to school time means waking up early. So many of us need help in that department. It’s the perfect time to take a look at a trend I’ve noticed  -  cool and unusual clocks that you can create yourself.

Time and trends don’t stand still, so let these 5 cool and unusual clocks be the inspiration to make fun, funky and functional clocks.

5 DIY Clocks

1. Blank Clock

There’s no better way to have fun with time than to design your own. This blank wall clock via Better Living Through Design could easily be made with a simple piece of leftover wood painted with an inexpensive clock mechanism and IdeaPaint. I like IdeaPaint because it helps to save millions of worn out and unwanted whiteboards ending up in landfills each year. With IdeaPaint, there’s nothing to throw out. Apply it directly over the surface and when it’s ready to be changed, just paint over it.

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Ronnie Citron-Fink

Ronnie Citron-Fink is a writer, editor and educator. She has written hundreds of articles about sustainable living, the environment, design, and family life for websites, books and magazines. Ronnie is the creator of Econesting, and the managing editor of Moms Clean Air Force. Ronnie was named one of the Top Ten Living Green Experts by Yahoo. Ronnie lives in New York with her family.

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4:40AM PDT on Mar 27, 2013

Good ideas.Thanks for sharing

8:56AM PDT on Jul 18, 2012

wow... knitting clock...

2:15AM PDT on Jul 12, 2012

Thank for the informative article!

1:54AM PDT on Jul 7, 2012

Thank you

4:02PM PDT on Apr 26, 2012

Thanks

2:37AM PDT on Apr 26, 2012

People have time on their hands so to speak and time to share their crafty ideas. Very nice.

12:06PM PST on Nov 16, 2010

Thanks

12:05PM PST on Nov 16, 2010

Thanks

6:01AM PST on Nov 16, 2010

Thanks for the info.

10:14AM PST on Nov 15, 2010

Very cool!

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