From Table To Clockface!

Have you ever had something that just wasn’t working in your home? A piece of cheap furniture is what I am referring to. You know those cheap, screw-in, three legged tables that are not as stablethreeleggedtable2 as you want them to be.

I found one for $2 at a flea market. I thought that I really got a deal and that I could use it for a display I was asked to do at church. Then I used it at home and set a Christmas tree on during the holidays but one of the legs just wanted to give way. It was just not a good functioning piece of furniture.

Yes, I could have sweet talked hubby into fixing it. And I could have painted it a fun color like these.

Aren’t they cute?

Then I had a light-bulb moment!


What about making a clock face out of it for my exercise room. I have a clock theme going on in there, so why not? I got the paints out and did my thing. What do you think?

Newly painted clockface with vintage folkart Chinese Checkerboard that I painted.

 Here are some various other clock faces going on in this room.

So what do gameboards and clockfaces have in common? I don't know, I just like them and they are displayed in my exercise room.

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  1. I keep seeing this idea (tabletop to clock or clock to tabletop) and I love it...I am going to try the tabletop to clock idea on an old table I have...it's funny how trends pop up all at once all over blogland, isn't it? Your exercise room must be a fun room!

  2. Very cool. I have been wanting to do a clock face project and was looking at round pieces of wood at the HW store. I gotta do one of these!

  3. I love it, Terry! I'll bet it was the perfect size for this project, too! I love how you did the numbers.

  4. How adorable is that, Terry!! Great idea! You are such a creative lady.

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    Angelic Accents

  5. You are one very clever lady thats a great idea and looks fab ;-) dee x

  6. Wonderful idea, it is gorgeous

  7. This is great Terry! I'm in the process of doing something similar {table top turned clock} I love your finished work :D

  8. Yep, I have one of those tables, at one time we all did I love the clock, great job. Visiting from Wow us Wed.


  9. LOVE it!

    What better place for clocks than an exercise room? Time never moves as slowly as it does when I am working out!

  10. hiya , this is a great idea and very cunning on your part thanks for sharing
    i am visiting from diy by design and following too hope to see you at mine sometime

  11. Who woulda thought? Great job and amazing vision!

  12. Fun and cute project. You did a great job with it. Thanks for sharing.

  13. What a great project. Thanks so much for sharing it at my Swing into Spring party.

  14. That turned out so cool! Love the hand graphic in the center, very vintage looking! xoxo

  15. Terry this turned out great! I love the vintage feel.

  16. Hello Terry, I love this idea! Did you free hand all of it? Or did you find a stencil somewhere.

  17. What a creative idea! It looks great in your exercise room!

  18. I love it! What fabulous colors.

  19. What a fabulous idea-we all see these at garage sales-Great Job!

  20. How cute! I am just sick with envy at all you talented bloggers out there. Is there anything you can't do. I have always wanted a huge clock like that. What a great inspiring idea. Thanks!

  21. Hi Terry! I love that your clock is unique and not just painted numbers. Girl, you are so talented. Thank you for sharing this fabulous project at my party.

  22. very cool and creative...great job!!

  23. OM goodness, I love this, what a great repurpose! Thanks for linking up to Beyond the Picket Fence.

  24. Hi Terry~ Love it. What a great idea- this is just so creative and turned out fantastic! Thanks for sharing at FNF! :)

  25. Oooh link this too please! I just love all your projects. And I'm a new follower too =)

  26. That is AMAZING! What a transformation! Nicely done!
    We would ♥ to see this in our current linky party! Feel free to stop by :) lollyjaneboutique.blogspot.com


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