altered alarm clock -with tutorial-

Posted by Ingrid Gooyer

2 June, 2014 - , , , , , ,

Hi there Maja friends!
I’m having a fun project to share with you today!
An altered alarm clock with a photo -step by step- tutorial.
For this project I used all 4 Vintage Basics from Maja Design,
Vintage Spring, Vintage Summer, Vintage Autumn and Vintage Frost collection.
Those Maja collections work so well together!!

Let’s start to alter this alarm clock!The alarm got a coat of gesso first.
I found this alarm clock at a local flea market and after putting out all of his inside
it looks a little like a sad smiley don’t you think?
I guess he wanted me to make him more pretty! LOL!

Tearing up some bits and pieces from all the paper collections.

Randomly glueing them on the clock with Mod Podge.

Also glueing the inside.

Love to play with all those little pieces!
These collections work perfectly together!

Those clocks always make a lovely extra touch to any project.
They come from the Autumn collection, No.XVI

Randomly added some clocks.

I used two ways to make my flowers,
A punch and a die from Spellbinders.

These little cuties were made with a punch.
I punched them three times and added a brad.
Crumbled them up and shaped the flower.

Also rolled some paper for an extra embellishment.

All done and ready to embellish!!

Between some mesh all the paper flowers.

Added some lace on one of the bells and around the side.

This metal piece is a part of a bracelet I had in my stash for awhile.

The beautiful big tulle flower is from 13 Arts.
Just love their fabric flowers!

The chipboard, the flourish, the key and the butterfly is from Dusty Attic.

And the final result!
I’m happy to say that this clock found a lovely new home!
It was made for my co-worker.

The Vintage collections.

No. XII and No.XVI

7th of Dec.


7th of May

Hope you’re also having a great time playing with Maja Design papers!!
Enjoy your day!
Ingrid xxx

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  • Joanna says:

    Wow, so beautifull.
    Allso, this is the best kind of alarm clock; one that wont wake you up in the morning *giggle*

  • Jennifer Snyder says:

    divine!!!! I adore this

  • Katie K says:

    This is breathtaking! Your coworker is so lucky. Thanks so much for the inspiration and tutorial.
    Hugs, Katie

  • Maryann says:

    This is an absolut stunning creation, and I just LOVE it. Soo beautiful and elegant, and what an awesome gift to give, I´m sure, your co-worker was thrilled, when she/he got it. Who wouldn´t?

  • Gabrielle Pollacco says:

    Your clock is a work of art Ingrid! Another great way to use up scraps! xo

  • mm Maja Nowak says:

    Great tutorial Ingrid, thanks for sharing! Love the handmade flowers and embellies!

  • Jenny Grotherus says:

    I just love this clock and so wonderful to see how you work. Very beautiful.

  • barbara macaskill says:

    WOW! I am in awe! This is absolutely amazing! I love how you tore the paper into lots of little pieces!! TFS!