There’s nothing like an iconic mid-century classic to set your home apart. Your home can be as contemporary as can be, but add even one Saarinen or Eames piece to your space, and you’ve connected with a movement. You’ve invested in a piece that, fifty or sixty years later, looks as elegant, playful, and amazing as it did when it was first unveiled.
‘Cept, here’s the deal: these guys can be expensive. While you’re paying for comfort and style, you’re also paying for the time of some of the most talented artists of the 20th century, quality materials, and, true, some copyright. Continue Reading
I have been a bit obsessed with clock-making lately. It’s an art, absolutely, and is one that is really easy to DIY. This stenciled clock is oh-so-lovely with that floral papercut and would be perfect in a little girl’s room or a living room with a feminine aesthetic!
This unique idea for turning an old clock into a uniquely framed piece of art is pure genius. If you’ve been looking for a clever way to frame artwork, this may just be the DIY you’ve been searching for.
Courtney shared her tutorial for an upcyled clock project on Design Sponge a while back, and the results are pretty interesting. Don’t you think?
Thrift shops are full of old curious finds, junk to some, jewels to others. I love this project that combined this old plate and leather belt upcycled into a Scandinavian inspired teak & leather wall clock. Details at the link below.
How hilarious/awesome are these DIY wall clocks?! This would be a fun project for kids or kids at heart. I mean, imagine all the possibilities!
I would totally use my dogs’ faces for this project idea from A Beautiful Mess. Check out how to make your own photo clock here and then let me know what you would turn into a clock! A pet? Your kid? A significant other?
Equal parts whimsy and rustic, this DIY wall clock is a cinch to make!
A short afternoon and some basic, readily-available materials are all you need for this charming project from Whimseybox. I love the somewhat minimalist white and gold look of this version! How would you customize this project?
As 2012 rolls to a close, we’re paying tribute to a year full of awesome DIY ideas with roundups of our most-loved projects and posts! First up, our ten favorite art and art-inspired decor projects. Enjoy!
Beautifully simple and a cinch to make, this DIY wall clock has a few unexpected materials up its sleeve!
A paper mache box lid and mailing labels are the surprise stars of this clever project from Laura Parke. I love this black version, but it would be fun to create a whole bunch in bright, poppy colors to display as a functional art piece of sorts!
Have you ever looked at something in an aisle at a home improvement store and thought, ‘this is weird, but there must be something cool I can do with this’? Of course you have, and after you see this before and after, you might just be heading out to grab yourself a ceiling medallion.