23 of Our Favorite DIY Clocks
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23 of Our Favorite DIY Clocks

A wall clock is one decor element every home, nay, every room should have. With so many varieties, it’s easy to find one to add color and unique personality to your space. Best of all, it’s even easier to make your own clock that will fit your style, whether that be chic, modern or eclectic. Here are our favorite DIY clocks that tell time while lookin’ colorful, creative and fun in your home or workspace.

1. Minimalist Wooden Clock: It’s clean, modern and, best of all, color blocked! We are thinking maybe a shade of Pantone’s Radiant Orchid would be a sweet color to try. (via Almost Makes Perfect)

2. Hoop Clocks: If you’re looking for a fun, inexpensive way to get some bright color into your home decor, look no further than these easy little clocks made out of embroidery hoops and cheerful fabric. (via Brit + Co.)

3. Curiosities Wall Clock: Bugs aren’t your thing? Scour your local flea market, thrift store or jewelry box for 12 funky items to use as the “numbers” on this creative clock. (via Huffington Post)

4. Leather Wall Clock: Using only a clock from Ikea and a leather belt from H+M (or a thrift store), this may be the quickest and classiest looking DIY you do all summer. (via Designer Pad)

5. Minimal Mountain Clock: Lovely and simple, this mountain clock is a cool way to bring nature into your home in a very modern, geometric way. (via Say Yes)

6. Silk-Screened Clock: How pretty is that turquoise silk-screen doily? This clock would look fabulous in a craft room or artsy office space. (via Tribal Times)

7. Book Clock: You know those books you pick up just because you love the cover? Well, here is a brilliant way to display them without cluttering up your bookcase or coffee table. (via Brit + Co.)

8. Wood Slice Clock: Don’t be put off by the supplies required for this project; a wood slice and wood burning tool are easily available at any good craft supply store. (via Design Sponge)

9. Pencil Desk Clock: School is over and now you have boxes of leftover pencils…what to do with them? How about this adorable clock that will add a bright pop of color to your desk! (via Brit + Co.)

10. Floating Numbers Wall Clock: This elegant wall clock would look amazing over a mantel. It’s perfect for people who want a big, inexpensive statement piece. (via Faded Plains)

11. Artist’s Clock: Perfect for the little artist in your life, the color options for this clock, made with markers, are endless. (via Homedit)

12. Paper Face Clock: Patterned paper is all you need to overhaul these clocks for a mini gallery wall of clocks. (via Country Living)

13. Moon Clock: We are obsessed with this awesome moon clock and inspired by how easy it is: Print, glue, mount and admire. (via Bambula)

14. Concrete Desk Clock: Admittedly, not the easiest DIY, but how cool does this concrete clock look?! Since it looks like an old-school alarm clock, this piece would look best in a chic modern home. (via Trend Hunter)

15. Wrapping Paper Clock: You know when you find wrapping paper that you fall in love with, but don’t know how to display it? What about a pretty wall clock? We think the bright pink hands are a genius accent to this floral paper. (via Henry Happened)

16. Paint Swatch Clock: Wake up to a sweet message with this cheerful wall clock decorated with paint swatches. (via Kojo Designs)

17. Pie Pan Clock: Find a pie pan at a thrift shop, paint it the perfect shade, attach the hands and you have a fantastic wall clock for your kitchen. (via Something We Whipped Up)

18. Wall Medallion Clock: The ornate glamour of wall medallions make them perfect to use as clocks. You can paint it any color you want — white to keep things romantic or maybe a bright teal for a more funky feel. (via Apartment Therapy)

19. Outdoor Clock: If you have an outdoor patio or grill area that needs a little something, check out this colorful outdoor clock made out of a wooden plant stand. (via Happiness Is Homemade)

20. Asterisk Clock: Inspired by contemporary modernism, this clock sells for $300 at the MoMA. Or you can just use a jigsaw and some paint and have your very own piece of art for under $10. (via Curbly)

21. Round The World Clock: Cut a globe in half for a unique 3D wall clock. (via BHG)

22. Classic Gold Clock: Elegant and modern, this expensive-looking wooden clock was made out of a platter and gold stickers. (via Craft Hunter)

23. Cork Trivet Clocks: The coolest thing about these clocks we whipped up is the completely customizable color blocking. (via Brit + Co.)

Which of these DIY clocks makes you tick? Let us know in the comments below!