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Quirky Scrabble Clock & Bed Spring Idea Board

Quirky Scrabble Clock & Bed Spring Idea Board

At Remodelista, we like to see rooms that incorporate a mix of modern and vintage. Case in point: this Danish workspace. A wall clock is fashioned from a Karlsson Little Big Time clock with vintage Scrabble tiles affixed to the wall, and a bed spring is repurposed as a freestanding clip board– an ingenious and affordable idea. Here are a few elements to help you recreate the look.

Above: This vintage/modern office was originally spotted on Bolig Liv.


Above: The Karlsson Little Big Time Wall Clock is $28.99 from Amazon.

Above: Vintage Scrabble tiles are widely available on Etsy and eBay.

Above: The new Tranetorp Dining Table in white stained oak also functions nicely as a desk; $339 from Ikea.

For more workspace inspiration, visit Remodelista‘s Room Gallery of offices.

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1:03AM PST on Nov 9, 2012

Very interesting. Thanks for the post.

6:35AM PDT on Oct 21, 2012

Unique. At first I thought the clock was made from the scrabble game board--that would be cool. Think I'll look around for an extra...Maybe glue tiles in place to indicate numbers. Oh, I'm liking this idea for my classroom...

3:15PM PDT on Oct 4, 2012

Simple and nice.

5:46AM PDT on Sep 21, 2012


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12:08PM PDT on Sep 18, 2012

Recycle that's a good thing, but the box spring is a little large for a clip board. I also like thinking outside the box.

10:36AM PDT on Sep 18, 2012


7:34AM PDT on Sep 18, 2012

looks sloppy.

1:58AM PDT on Sep 18, 2012

Love the bed spring idea

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