Email Signup

Subscribe to the Plaid Crafts Newsletter for craft project ideas, product news, our live events, and more!

Father’s Day Adventure Clock

This Father's Day show Dad you would follow him anywhere with this travel themed photo clock. Your dad will love this personalized art piece made by YOU!

At a Glance:

#4950 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
  • Clock active
  • Clock active
  • Clock inactive
  • Clock inactive

This project features these great brands:

  • Mod Podge Logo
supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Black Cherry, 2 oz. - 224

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Olive Green, 2 oz. - 449

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Metallics - Pure Gold, 2 oz. - 660

Number Needed: 1 $2.69
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Mediums - Antiquing Medium - Apple Butter Brown, 2 oz. - 819

Number Needed: 1 $2.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Mod Podge ® Sparkle, 8 oz. - CS11211

Number Needed: 1 $8.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Mod Podge ® Antique Matte, 8 oz. - CS12948

Number Needed: 1 $8.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.
instructions

Other Supplies

Old maps, Wood letters 1 ½”, Round wood plaque 11”, Clock mechanism, Drill, Wax paper, Glue, Copy of photo to size, Pencil, Tracing paper

Instructions

1.    Drill hole in center of plaque large enough for clock mechanism to fit through.

2.    Paint rim of plaque Olive Green. When dry, lightly brush Pure Gold along edge.

3.    Paint letters Black Cherry. When dry, apply several coats of Sparkle Mod Podge®.

4.    Make a tracing of face of plaque and lay over map paper. Cut out circle.

5.    Use a plate or bowl to trace circle over photo copy smaller than plaque surface. Cut both out.

6.    Apply Antique Matte to surface of plaque and lay down map. Place wax paper over surface and squeegee surface to smooth. Repeat process with photo. Let dry for twenty minutes, then apply several coats of Antique Matte over entire surface.

7.    Poke hole through papers and attach clock mechanism and hands.

8.    Use opposite end of brush to apply Pure Gold dots around photo. Let dry.

9.    Glue wood letters to plaque as shown.
 

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.

Father's Day Hammer for Dad
New!
Father's Day Hammer for Dad
Father’s Day Memo Board
New!
Father’s Day Memo Board
Gifts for Guys - Candy and Nut Moustache Canister
New!
Gifts for Guys - Candy and Nut Moustache Canister
Sports Theme Triple Frame
New!
Sports Theme Triple Frame