Photo Clock in Five Easy Steps

By  Mary Ayres 

size: 12" square


  • Clock items (Walnut Hollow): wooden display box (26809), 12” square; clock movement for 1/4”-thick surface (TQ600P); silver clock hands (23091)
  • Papers: Mod Smitten patterned: floral; circles (Foofala); white cardstock
  • Photos, 2-1/2” square, four


  • Americana Acrylic Paint: Warm White (DecoArt)
  • Zip Dry Paper Glue (Beacon Adhesives)
  • Circle punch, 1-1/4”
  • Electric drill with 3/8” bit
  • 1. Drill 3/8" hole in center of display box. Lightly sand box. Basecoat Warm White.
  • 2. Cut four 3" cardstock squares, and four 3-1/4" circles paper squares. Glue photos and paper squares together as shown.
  • 3. Cut floral paper to fit inside box. Glue assembled squares centered on sides of floral square, 1/2" from edges. Cut or punch 3/8" hole in center of floral paper, lining up with box hole.
  • 4. Punch 1-1/4" circle from circles paper and punch 3/8" hole in center. Glue circle to center of floral paper. Glue floral paper inside box.
  • 5. Follow manufacturer's instructions to assemble clock movement and silver hands in box.