A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: You can now organize your bookmarks into folders!  Read more here.
Total Members: 302,967
Currently Running With Scissors:
651 Guests and 17 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: The Floridian, an altoid tin clock  (Read 863 times)
Tags for this thread: altoids_tin , clock  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
superstitch
Clothing Moderator
Quilting Moderator

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

she's just a cosmic girl
Offline Offline

Posts: 3452
Joined: 29-Mar-2006

from another galaxy


View Profile
« on: March 14, 2011 11:08:00 PM »

So big shout out to the lovely Rackycoo who made an awesome altoid tin clock that inspired me to make one as well! The project directions come from Design Sponge! http://www.designspongeonline.com/2009/04/diy-project-tin-letterpress-clock.html


This picture was taken with the vintage setting on my camera, very vintage Florida beach house, now i just have to figure out how to get the beach house....


here it is with no color distortion


Supplies:
Clock kit 5.99
Aqua paint .59
Loteria Card (1/52 of a 3.00 pack)
random feathers
card stock .10
Altoids 1.79

Less than 10 bucks for a pretty stinking cute little clock to put on my fridge!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Mustaches are sooo 2 years ago

my blog
wists
batgirl
Global Moderator
Occasions and Holidays Moderator

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Part Librarian, Part Superhero
Offline Offline

Posts: 19815
Joined: 23-Sep-2005

Stop Pinning, Start Making.


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2011 04:29:53 AM »

I love it!! That's beautiful! Now I must make one, too...
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Just added lots of new items! Use coupon code "craftster" for 10% off! http://www.LilyLovesBernie.etsy.com
 50 Things
kittykill
Global Moderator
Guest Blogger
Needlework Moderator
Occasions and Holidays Moderator

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 29041
Joined: 25-Sep-2004

I got 99 problems, but a stitch ain't one.


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: March 15, 2011 05:28:25 AM »

Wow! I need to make one too, thanks for the inspiration.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

rackycoo
Global Moderator
Swap Moderator
Paper Crafts, Scrapbooking, and ATCs Moderator

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Member of the Papercraft Gang
Offline Offline

Posts: 25893
Joined: 01-Apr-2005

"Best of 2013" Winner; too lazy to change avatar.


View Profile WWW
« Reply #3 on: March 15, 2011 05:45:58 AM »

Great job! Did you paint the hands?

I guess I never actually made a separate post of mine; it's in the "Be Awesome Again swap" gallery.  Cheesy

THIS ROCKS   Logged

Like it? Check out my newly re-opened Etsy shop. Scary Toys and Halloween for everyone!
My blog: junk&stuff
Pinterest
MareMare
Global Moderator
Guest Blogger
Bath and Beauty Moderator

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Soapmakers do it with bubbles
Online Online

Posts: 18366
Joined: 25-Apr-2007

Don't be a soap licker


View Profile WWW
« Reply #4 on: March 15, 2011 10:04:45 AM »

That turned out great! Love it!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Soaps by MareMare Blog Updated! 6/2

~Calling all Quilters! It's time to join the 2014 Quiltalong!~

Love painting your nails? Check out the Awesome Manicure Thread!
superstitch
Clothing Moderator
Quilting Moderator

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

she's just a cosmic girl
Offline Offline

Posts: 3452
Joined: 29-Mar-2006

from another galaxy


View Profile
« Reply #5 on: March 15, 2011 12:56:43 PM »

yup i just used 50 cent acrylic paint and globbed it on the hands, haha, if/when i make another i may spring for spray paint because i think it would look much nicer (upclose you can see my streaks and uneveness)
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Mustaches are sooo 2 years ago

my blog
wists
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Make a Guitar Pick from a Gift Card
How to Make Tissue Paper Stars
How to Build Your Own Volcano
How to Make a Statue of Liberty Crown for the 4th Of July
How to Make a 4th of July Hat
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Art Pen Case
Sock It To Me!
Meatless Monday: Kale and Edamame Salad

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.