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« on: February 03, 2011 08:30:51 PM »

Howdy! So, last weekend, I was poking around my favorite craft sites, (as usual) and I happened upon this very craft challenge! Immediately, I set to work, and went through all the hidden 'junk' in my house.  I found, among other things, a lovely little old fashioned clock I remember buying at a huge summer garage sale for 2 dollars.  I set the set to work!  This is the original clock:

And here it is, spiffier:

I would like to note, that the octopus's name is Wally, and the dinosaur is Larry.  Cheesy, they really like to have tea parties.

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« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2011 09:51:53 PM »

an octopus's garden! in the sea!! Love it!! very cute, much better than the old plain clock.

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« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2011 10:46:40 PM »

I LOVE IT!!! I'm totally going to wist this when I'm back on my lappy instead of a dumb ole work computer!... dinosaurs are the coolest things around (well.. that were around I guess)

And on a side note Octopus's Garden is my new favorite Beatles song.. I basically need to make this clock for myself Smiley

Thank you, thank you, thank you for sharing!!
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« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2011 06:33:03 AM »

this is awesome i have the EXACT same clock my mother inlaw gave me....which doesn't match a single thing in my house....now oh the ideas!!! did you bake the polymer pieces first then applied them?
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« Reply #4 on: February 04, 2011 09:58:32 AM »

way cute! i love the little dino and his happy expression.

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« Reply #5 on: February 04, 2011 10:02:31 AM »

Aaaahhhh! Too Cute!
When I first saw the picture of it I assumed it would be painted and refaced. This is so so much better.

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« Reply #6 on: February 05, 2011 01:57:39 PM »

Adorable! I especially love that dinosaur! I want him!! Too cute :]

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« Reply #7 on: February 05, 2011 03:15:04 PM »

To put the pieces on, I made foil lumps that were the same shapes as the clock curve, then backed the clay guys, and glued them on with E-6000, though any super strong glue would probably work.  Also, the dinosaurs name is Larry, and the octopus is Wally  Smiley.
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« Reply #8 on: February 06, 2011 07:47:36 AM »

Awwww well done babe ! Fantastically amazing ! Hello Wally and Larry Smiley X

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« Reply #9 on: February 06, 2011 11:49:06 AM »

thats just toooooo cuuuuuute. i can has yes??

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