Believe it or not, wall clocks are important when it comes to decorating your home. They can easily add character to any dull room. If you have boring walls in your living area, you can use a clock to add color and character to the area. You can also use clocks to complete a room’s look or theme.
Fortunately, you won’t have to spend that much money just to get a nice and beautiful clock for your home. With a bit of creativity and some materials you probably already have at home, you can easily make one.
Here are 30 DIY clocks for inspiration.
1. Decorative clock
At first glance, you’d think that this is one expensive clock. However, in reality, it’s actually a recycled project. With an upholstery fabric, cardboard, and clock parts, you can easily make one for your home. You can find the steps here.
2. A clock for loved ones
If you’re looking for an extraordinary clock, then this is the one for you. Just get a couple of pictures from your loved ones and get them framed. To make the arrangement easier, you can hang the first picture at the 3 o’clock mark. Do 6, 9, and 12 before adding the rest. For the complete set of materials you’ll need for this project, click here.
3. A colorful clock for personality
This looks quite fun to do. It’s easy to complete as well. With just three materials, you can make one for your home. Check this link to see a step-by-step guide.
4. Game board clock
In case you happen to be a game-junkie, you’ll seriously love this. If you have an old board game you no longer use, a square picture frame, and a clock kit, you can make one on your free time. It’s super easy, as detailed in this guide.
5. Clock with a vintage touch
This one’s seriously pretty. It can easily become an accent piece in your living area. For sure, your guests will never be able to take their eyes off of it. To see how you can make one, click here.
6. Globe clock
Making this globe clock surely feels like an overwhelming task. Fortunately, you can see how it’s done here. The guide also has tips on how to find the right clock kit for the project.
7. Boho clock
For that hint of positivism and vibrancy, consider making this Boho clock. The way its colors go together, it can easily add good energy to your living space. just find a plain clock and paint over the existing numbers. Cut colorful pieces of fabric or even gift wrappers and paste them around the clock. You can find the complete instructions here.
8. Hardcover book clock
This is a clock book lovers will surely find interesting. It surely correlates with what they’re passionate about. If you’re one of them, you may want to see this guide on how to make your own book clock.
9. Domino clock
This is an excellent piece of decor you can put in your playroom. It’s not just fun to look at but it’s quite functional, too. You can see the full instructions here.
10. Bicycle wheel clock
The designer of this vintage bicycle clock did an awesome job perfecting this piece. She even found a way to attach the actual body of the clock so that it won’t ruin the final look. To see how she did it, click here.
11. Pipe clock
Looking for more vintage pieces to add to your home? This is an excellent option. It’s cheaper than buying vintage clocks from your local store. Plus, it offers a fun way to recycle the extra pipes you have at home. See this guide to know more.
12. Farmhouse clock
If you buy an over-sized wooden clock, be prepared to spend a lot of money. Now, if you’re like most of us who are living with a tight budget, you can just look for old wood and turn it into a gorgeous farmhouse wall clock. All the details you need to make one is here.
13. Simple but elegant clock
If you’ve been looking around for a nice clock, you’ve probably seen those West Elm clocks. They are, in general, not cheap. Fortunately, you can make one for a fraction of the price. The details you’ll need are all here.
14. Vinyl record clock
Got a non-working record? Don’t throw it away! Use it to make a clock for your room or even your office. If you have 15 minutes of free time and $8, see this guide to get started.
15. Tin can clock
If you’re like most homeowners, there’s a good chance that you have a couple of tin cans lying around. Instead of throwing them out, drill a hole in one of them and attach your clock. You’ll have a unique wall in just a few minutes. To see a step-by-step guide, click here.
16. Dartboard clock
Don’t get rid of your dartboard just because you feel that you’re lousy at playing the game. You can turn it into a nice clock that’ll fit your game room or even your man cave. The best part about this project is that you can actually turn it back into a board.
17. Whiteboard clock
This is the most useful clock you’ll see on this list. Apart from working as a clock, you can also use the whiteboard to make important notes. You can use it for your grocery list or even when you’re doing meal planning for the entire family. You can find the full instructions here.
18. Pallet wood clock
For this project, you might need to spend more time cutting the wood into long triangles and making the actual design. However, once you’re done with that part, the next steps will be easy. See this guide to know more.
19. Sunburst pencil clock
This is an excellent back-to-school project. It just gives a fresh vibe. You can put it in your office space or the area where your kids study. For sure, they’ll find the piece quite interesting. To see the full list of materials you’ll need for this project, check out this guide.
20. Cable spool wall clock
Looking for the final piece that’ll complete your rustic theme at home? This DIY clock could get the job done. The colors are gorgeous and the design in the middle is quite unique. If the color combinations don’t impress you, see this guide on how you can make your own version.
21. Color marker clock
This DIY clock can bring so much fun to your room. It’s bright and colorful. Here’s the guide in case you want to make one for your room.
22. Belt clock
At first glance, it’s easy to think that this clock’s expensive since it looks chic and classy. However, in reality, you won’t have to spend that much money. If you have an extra leather belt and a wall clock, you can make one for your home. The full details are here.
23. Crocheted clock
This clock offers a quick way to add colors to your wall. Plus, it’s fun to make as well. See this guide to know more about the project.
24. Kitchen tool clock
With scrap wood, kitchen tools from the dollar store, paint, and glue, you can easily recreate this clock for your kitchen. All the information you’ll need to complete the project is here.
25. Corkboard clock
This DIY clock was made from scratch. The designer simply bought a cork hot pad, decorative paper, and a clock kit for the project. For the step-by-step guide, click this link.
26. Beater clock
This DIY clock can add a nice vintage touch to any kitchen. It’s quite an entertaining piece, too.
27. Wood slab clock
To make this gorgeous wood slab clock, you’ll need about 12 things. Don’t worry since the majority of the things you’ll need are probably already in your home. To see what those are, click here.
28. Lego clock
There are so many things you can do with the extra LEGO pieces you have at home. You can sell them or you can donate them. If you’re feeling creative, you can turn them into a nice clock. See the full details here.
29. Moon clock
If you have a space-themed room in your home, you shouldn’t miss this DIY moon clock. You can go as big or as small as you like. You can find the complete instructions here.
30. Magazine clock
Don’t throw away those old magazines. With a bit of creativity and patience, you can turn them into this gorgeous clock. Follow this guide if you want to make one.