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lulubean
« on: February 27, 2007 03:16:26 PM »

I've had this idea kicking around in my head for a while and this challenge finally got me off my duff.

I started with an Ikea clock I had hanging in the bathroom.  I never liked the yellow but my mom bought it for me and it worked, so meh.  I took it apart, painted it black, made a new face in Photoshop using fonts from dafont.com, added some polymer clay and viola!  A Time Bomb!



I had to add a counterbalance to the back of the clock because the bomb top made it crooked.  If I had thought about that before I glued the face on I would have adjusted the face instead.  The fuse is i-cord with wire stuck up the center and a little pink pompom I had lying around tied to it.  I think in the future I'm going to have to repaint it with some of that spray paint made for plastic but for now I'm happy with it.  I thought about painting the hands to make them stand out but I decided that in the theme of the clock, the only really important hand was the second hand - ticking away the time until the bomb goes off!  Hehe.

Here's what it looked like when it started it's life:
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katokotin
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2007 03:18:12 PM »

i absolutely love this...what a good idea
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« Reply #2 on: February 27, 2007 03:31:50 PM »

this one is deffinatly getting my vote!
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« Reply #3 on: February 27, 2007 04:03:07 PM »

Way cool! I would have never guessed that it came from that original clock. I love the way it hangs too... great job!
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« Reply #4 on: February 27, 2007 05:02:16 PM »

oh, my new favourite.
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« Reply #5 on: February 27, 2007 05:08:08 PM »

I love it!!!!!!!!
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Valbi
« Reply #6 on: February 27, 2007 09:08:46 PM »

Ok! I'm loving this clock....imagination at his best. Awesome.
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« Reply #7 on: February 27, 2007 09:24:45 PM »

girl you rock..its amaizing
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kaylanmax
« Reply #8 on: February 27, 2007 09:44:04 PM »

Hahaha. I totally have this clock. (As does everyone else who went to Ikea last summer.)
Very clever.
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« Reply #9 on: February 28, 2007 08:24:42 AM »

Great idea for a clock!!!
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