Whalecome Upcycled Clock

whalecome redo

When I was making this clock I was thinking of a tourist just like me!  I am a sucker for something that is multi purpose and this project fits the bill.


Whalecome clock start 1

The price was right for this piece.  I love the rustic paint job and since I make a lot of turquoise projects it was a no brainer to buy it.   I had matching paint so the chicken was easy to “erase”.


whalecome clock start 2

The box opens to two rows of hooks for keys or jewelry.  I love things that have dual purpose!


whalecome clock details

I love serendipity and it was so cool that the bottom simulated waves!  I printed a clipart whale from my photo library and attached it with glue stick.  I found a compass image online and color corrected it to be “antique+turquoise”.  Last, I used my free magazine font letters to spell out “WHALECOME.”

All that was left was to get out my handy drill to make a hole for some battery operated clock works.  DONE!

I giggle thinking of a tourist just like me…”Wow, a clock that is a welcome sign, that holds keys or jewelry!!!”  I’d have this in my hands in a heartbeat!  I’m pretty sure this special little box clock will have a place at Sunrose Gallery and it will be so fun to see who takes it home one of these days.

whalecome redo

God Bless the Tourists!


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.