I had a plastic clock what a dear friend sent to me to alter some time ago and I never got round to it. I decided to drag it out and use it for our special Time Theme issue.

Better late than never!

Heres how I created it

Supplies Used

  • Plastic Clock to Alter
  • White Gesso (Inscribe)
  • Paint Brush
  • White card Stock
  • Pencil And Scissors
  • Stazon Inkpad: Black (Tsueneko)
  • Electric Rainbow Inkpad (All Night Media)
  • Sponges For Direct To Papering
  • Lumiere Paint: Pearl Violet, True Gold and Bronze (Jaquard)
  • Scrap Paper
  • Long Reach Single Hole Punch
  • Modge Podge (Plaid)
  • Double Sided Tape
  • Rubber Stamps Used

  • Tiny Clock (Angel Art Stamps)
  • Time, Time and Time Words (Limited Edition)
  • Time Background (Raindrops On Roses)
  • Small Watch (Cherry Pie)
  • Medium Watch (Rubber Stampede)
  • Side Watch (Non Sequitur)
  • Time Word (Time To Stamp)


1. Pull the plastic clock face off the clock, remove the clock hands and the printed clock card face and put aside for later.

2. Gesso the entire plastic clock surface and let dry overnight. Apply second layer; let dry overnight. Your clock is now primed.

3. Paint the entire clock frame using Pearl Violet Lumiere Paints, let dry over night.

4. Paint shapes using the Gold and Bronze Lumiere paints over the top of the purple, let dry over night.

5. Stamp the entire clock frame using time stamps and a black Stazon inkpad. Let dry.

6. Draw round clock face card circle onto plain white card stock and cut the shape out.

7. Stamp various time images on the circle using the stazon inkpad.

8. Apply colour with sponges from the Electric Rainbow Inkpad, let dry.

9. Punch a hole in the centre of the stamped circle using long reach punch.

10. Use double sided tape stick clock face inside the clock, replace clock hands and clock face.

11. Apply a layer of modge podge to the surface of the clock frame to protect it. Let dry overnight.

Your altered clock is complete.