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How to makeover a dollar store clock

Makeover a Dollar Store Clock

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I made this...

I made this...

Out of this...It was on clearance at Family Dollar for $2.75

Out of this...It was on clearance at Family Dollar for $2.75

I found these craf sticks at Hobby Lobby. 750 pieces for $3.47, BUT I used a 40% off coupon!!!

I found these craf sticks at Hobby Lobby. 750 pieces for $3.47, BUT I used a 40% off coupon!!!

Take the clock apart and paint it white. After it dries, paint it the desired color. I chose metallic silver.

Take the clock apart and paint it white. After it dries, paint it the desired color. I chose metallic silver.

I tried hot glue but it didn't stick right, so I ended up using Mod Podge.

I tried hot glue but it didn't stick right, so I ended up using Mod Podge.

Once they were on, I gave the base a quick coat of MP (Mod Podge) for stability.

Once they were on, I gave the base a quick coat of MP (Mod Podge) for stability.

Before paint...

Before paint...

I started on the inner part and painted my way out. I chose to go dark with lighter on the tips, but the end product looked fairly mono colored.

I started on the inner part and painted my way out. I chose to go dark with lighter on the tips, but the end product looked fairly mono colored.

I have a tendency to get engulfed in what I'm doing...and always forget a few steps!

For the face: I painted over the numbers in silver, sprinkled silver glitter then MP to seal.

  • Clock
  • Wood Art Sticks
  • Mod Podge
  • Paint