Giraffe Room Decor

10 Feb

Crafting is so much more fun when it is an “upcycle” or repurposed item. At work, a classroom clock had broken so with permission I brought it home. I knew exactly what I wanted to use it for. Only the motor was broke really. The hands were bent quite bad but I can fix that. After using the hands for our Wall Clock, I used the frame for my girl’s room decor. Here is how I did it…

This clock…..

 

Giraffe Room Decor

Took fuzzy 12×12 scrapbook paper (Hobby Lobby, 6 for $1) and cut it to fit:

Giraffe Room Decor
Glue it down… took small wooden letters (Hobby Lobby $1 for a pack of 2) and covered with Nylon Loops (Hobby Lobby $3.99 a bag). I just kept taking loop by loop and wrapping the letter, then hot glued each loops end down to the back side. I also found this wooden giraffe for 99 cents at Hobby Lobby.

Giraffe Room Decor I hot glued it all down in place
Giraffe Room Decor

and returned the “clocks” plastic cover casing.
Giraffe Room Decor
Ta-da! I am in LOVE with it. I think it is so cute and is going to look adorable in Jolene’s room that we are redoing with Giraffe theme.
Giraffe Room Decor
Giraffe Room Decor

9 Responses to “Giraffe Room Decor”

  1. The Treasurista February 10, 2011 at 1:48 pm #

    So glad we linked-up! I am now a follower.

    The Treasurista
    Finding and Creating FUN things…
    http://www.thetreasurista.blogspot.com

  2. Emily @ LaForce Be With You February 10, 2011 at 7:46 pm #

    What a cute clock redo for a kids room!

    I am doing a giveaway here: http://www.laforcebewithyou.com/2011/02/100-followers-giveaway.html

  3. Attempting Aloha February 11, 2011 at 1:39 am #

    Cute way to give an old clock a new life!

    Aloha,
    Charlie

  4. Allison {A Glimpse Inside} February 11, 2011 at 3:27 am #

    That is adorable! Such a great way to repurpose a clock! Thanks for linking up!

  5. Naturally Me Creations February 11, 2011 at 1:58 pm #

    Cute idea. 🙂 Tnx for linking up at my party.

  6. Jen February 18, 2011 at 4:49 pm #

    What a great idea! Thanks for linking up to Fantastic Friday. I hope that you will join us again today!

  7. Tammy February 23, 2011 at 6:29 pm #

    that is cute, i love it. thanks for sharing this at my party.

  8. Mary May 7, 2011 at 2:16 pm #

    That is sooo cute – you did great with an old clock and your imagination! Proud of you! I found you on the Tatertots and Jello linky party, thanks for sharing with us.

    Mary
    Redo 101

  9. Mary May 7, 2011 at 2:18 pm #

    Oops, I just thought of something else 🙂 You might like to make a silhouette of your daughter, visit my blog post this week to learn a Very Easy Method of doing it yourself!

    http://redo101.blogspot.com/2011/05/make-your-own-silhouette.html

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