Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Owl Clock

Owl Clock

I realize I've been sharing a lot more crafts than food with you lately, but I just had to show you my latest creation.  I got the idea from Artzy Creations, but I had to adapt a little because I couldn't find a wood cutout in the shape of an owl (or anything big enough for a clock, really).  So I bought another shape I liked, thinking I'd just do something abstract, and halfway through I realized it was still looking like an owl, so I just went for it.  I am really happy with how it came out!

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You can find all of the instructions over on Artzy Creations.  I got all of my pieces at Michael's.  The paper I used was for sale on the 25 cent rack!  I got a few packs with all different patterns - I think I'll be able to use them for lots of crafts.

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The only major problem I encountered was that, because I used a big piece of wood and not a wood cut out, the clock wasn't long enough to go all the way through the wood.  I needed to take a big hunk of wood out of the back for the clock to fit in.  Of course, I don't have any very fancy tools, so I went to the hardware store and for $5 they did it for me!  It was a great deal if you ask me.

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And while we're talking crafts, I also decoupaged this vase with some tissue paper I had around the house.   Then I picked up these flowers for only $3.99 at Trader Joe's on Sunday - my place feels so fun and autumnal!  It was a very crafty week!  What do you think of my mod podge creations?  I am pretty excited about them!  Don't worry though, there is a food recipe coming soon!

3 comments:

Carly Holstein said...

bahhh, it came out so good! make mine!

nissaMade said...

Love it!

Shannon Barefoot said...

This turned out so cute! Thanks so much for linking up to my link party last week. I hope you'll stop by again today to link up some more of your ideas.

http://sewingbarefoot.blogspot.com/2012/10/the-weekly-creative-3.html

Have a great day!

Shannon
Sewing Barefoot