Greek Key Inspired DIY Clock

Hi friends!

Through the years I have come to know & embrace my style better:).

It has been a journey to find it but once I took the time to get to know myself  & my family in our new home, it just came, it flowed and it was effortless.

My style has evolved into what I like to call- “Modern Rustic Country.”

I like to mix natural textures, rustic details with modern simplicity.

Keeping this in mind I tackled this project a few weeks ago last week….

A Greek Key Inspired DIY Clock.

Greek Key Inspired DIY CLock

It is super easy & fun, this is what you do….

1. Find  a base. I used a 16″ x 16″ square piece of MDF with a 3/8″depth.

2. Buy your clock kit. I purchased from the craft store, you can also buy online. I purchased the larger hands separately.

3. Choose your paint or stain. I used a vinegar & steel wool solution.

4. Drill hole in center, I used a 1/2″ drill bit. Make sure you measure your clock insert.

5. Tape off your Greek Key Design or any design you choose. Be sure to press firmly around edges.

6. Using a foam brush layer your paint. I used Revere Pewter(B.M).

7. Pull off tape right away. Let dry & sand.

8. Seal with a wax, I used Anne Sloan’s Clear Wax.

9. Follow the directions from your clock kit to insert clock parts.

10. Hang & Enjoy!

Greek Key Clock -Easy DIY Project

In keeping with my Modern Country “Style” I mix different barn wood tones to give that rustic feel.

Greek Key Clock-Peonies

This Vintage French Market Basket I bought from the Country Living Fair in Rhinebeck, NY,

I just adore the natural patina.

Greek Key DIY  Clock Paired With Rustic Shell

 This is very simple, just follow the directions.

The fun part is, you can turn almost anything into a clock. Greek Key DIY Clock Using Simple Materials

Greek Key DIY Clock-Details

Rustic Greek Key DIY Clock & Garden PeoniesFresh Peonies from the garden.

Greek Key DIY  Clock I just love the how the colors compliment each other

& how this simple design feels at home in this space,

it makes me happy looking at it:).Greek Key Easy DIY Clock

Greek Key DIY Clock Dining Room View

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  1. Sooo Pretty 🙂 i love it!! I’ve been in the middle of planning a clock for a few weeks still haven’t settled on “the one” yet but finding so much inspiration in yours!!

    1. Oh Thanks Dria! I can’t wait to see yours, you are crazy talented:)!!!! When it is done please, please link up!
      Happy Thursday,

    1. Thanks Jesse!!! I know it is hard to find the perfect one sometimes:).Happy THursday!

  2. So simple but yet so stylish! And I always love looking at your photos!

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