When I was Nine I made a pretty ugly clock for my dad's garage... He is always working in his "man cave" on furniture, clocks, his MG TC or other various projects. So for Christmas this year I decided to upgrade his childish time piece into something a little more... Grown Up.
I bought a plain clock from Lowe's Hardware and a scrapbook paper kit from wal*mart and voila!
While checking out they had Christmas Cacti on sale, so I bought one and spiffied it up:
I made a little sign with cardstock and a painted plastic knife:
& the Backside:
In retrospect, I wish I had written care instructions on the backside... But live & Learn! He loves it! Not bad for last minute gifts.