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07 August 2015

Upcycling wall art: Urban wall clock

One of my first experiences DIYing was this kitchen wall clock... In the end it was  a bit of a failure, as I was not very happy with the end colours, but as it was harbour of my creativity and experimentation.... So I tried to overlook that. Until now. With a new slick very white kitchen, that clock was definitely hot the appropriate selection.

So I re-did it.... I applied a cover of black acrylic paint, and drew a few sketches of some monuments of my all time favourite city, Lisbon. Although I am not very happy with the final design, as my drawing skills definitely need some more practicing.....

Here is the summary of the process:

First, I sketched it with a white crayon, and only after I painted with white acrylic paint. The monuments are looking very naiff..... Since the clock is white on black, I might just add another coat of paint and re-draw the monuments.  For now it is fine....:

It's still a nice addition to the kitchen wall!

I am linking up:


  1. Fabulous!! Thanks so much for sharing this :) Great that you decided to do it again — it looks fab :) We have a homes linky every Wednesday called #HomeEtc — you can come and link up all your home and garden posts there too :) Thanks so much for linking up with #TwinklyTuesday — hope to see you again next week! x

    Caro | www.thetwinklediaries.co.uk

    1. Thank you! And thank you for letting me know about #HomeEtc, I will surely be linking my home DIY posts for now on! And thank you for hosting! :) x


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