Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Fairy Nursery Wall Clock


                                 
Fairy dust abounds in the nursery where this clock resides...


Made from scrap lumber, bead board, a dollar store picture frame and a vintage thrift store clock this nursery wall clock is 36" tall from crown to toes. 
















 
The door to the small cabinet "body" was made out of the picture frame and opens to accommodate baby's keepsakes.  The arms, legs and head were cut from a scrap of 1x10 pine and attached to the body with eye bolts so they dangle.  The cabinet back and whimsical wings were cut from a single piece of bead board left over from another project.  



 I cut all the parts with a jigsaw.


 Then assembled the tiny cabinet.


Meet Dewalt Brad Nailer -- the best $300 we ever spent!



 I added textured paintable wallpaper around the outside.


 
This was my last "during" picture.  I had to stop taking pictures and get to work so there would be "after" pictures. 


It's decorated in a quirky, vintage-y style with brightly colored scrapbook paper and paint, old book pages and a sweet reminder to
... "always kiss me goodnight". 







I'm linking this post up with Donna @ Funky Junk Interiors



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89 comments:

  1. Lindy, I absolutely love that clock!! I will have to show it to my daughter who is expecting. Maybe she can make something similar for her Nursery!!

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  2. Lindy that clock is absolutely adorable. Wow

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  3. You are so talented!! I love how that turned out, it would look adorable in a child's room. Great job, Martina

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  4. Wow! That is amazing! Thanks for sharing it!

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  5. I love your clock! Great job!

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  6. knew that was yours! :)

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  7. OMG Lindy!! This is beyond fabulous! You could sell these for a small fortune in a fancy baby boutique! :)

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  8. Darling! I could see these going for big bucks in a children's boutique!

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  9. SO very COOL ... and that's where my vote went! Congratulations! The clock reminds me of folk art ... LOVE IT!

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  10. I knew that this would be your piece! It is so adorable and you have such a creative mind. Glad to hear you made it through.

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  11. Hi Lindy,
    Wow! how absolutely adorable and whimsical...and so very creative of you.
    Just as cute as can be...
    I'm so happy I stopped by today for a visit.
    Have a sweet day and hugs, Elizabeth

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  12. I think this is just wonderful! You should sell some sort of kit of the cut out wood or patterns. They would be very popular.
    Lisa
    www.trinity-house.com

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  13. This is crazy adorable! You are the crafty guru, black-belt diva, for sure!

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  14. You were my first vote, this was/is FANTASTIC!!! I love mixed media, you did a great job!!!

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  15. Knew this was yours. It's amazing. Wow, one more week. You're doing fabulous. Been eyeing one of those brad nailers myself. Hmmm.... might need to make a trip to Lowe's soon. My son the carpenter would be ecstatic if I bought one of those. Have a great week Lindy and good luck on the next round.
    Hugs~ Amanda

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  16. Lindy-That is just adorable. Quirky and cute! Love it-love all the details in it! Hugs- Diana

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  17. This is so cute!
    I love it!

    I think they would be so perfect in alil girls room!

    Smiles, Dolly

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  18. Congratulations Lindy, when I saw it in the contest I knew it was a 'Lindy Design' it just had your style all over it.(-: Really adorable, one of the cutest things you have made.

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  19. I am so glad that you made it thru to the next round. You had my vote the entire time:o) You are a great competitor. You will definitely have my vote in round 4:o) Good luck in finishing everything!!

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  20. Oh Lindy, totally cute!!!!!!!! You have my vote!

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  21. Oh I love this.... Thanks for sharing.
    Heather H

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  22. Lindy, I knew this had to be your project. It is so adorable!
    Hugs,
    Sherry

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  23. I love, love, love this. This was my #1 choice.

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  24. omg!...i adore this clock!...it's beyond fantastic!...love!...love!...love!...

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  25. SHUT THE FRONT DOOOOOOR!!! You rock girl!! make me one!!??? my little man would love it, he is obsessed with time, right now! (he's 3, and everything is "15 minutes")

    I am your newest fan/follower - hope you will reciprocate! Can hardly wait to look all over your blog - I may be here all day!

    hugs,
    ~Donna

    http://paintedfresh.blogspot.com

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  26. Oh! i got so excited, I forgot to tell you who sent me - the shabby chic cottage!
    ~Donna

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  27. Love it! Voted for it! Knew you did it!!

    Lou Cinda :)

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  28. gosh, I'm really in love with this clock, and it's what I voted for!..and did I say I'm in love with this clock?? It's so cute and perfect, I love everything about it!! I wonder if I could make a similar one for Sophie's room..It's def on the list, that's for sure :0)

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  29. All your hard work paid off - you did a great job! Welcome to the final three. I can't wait to see what you have in store for us in Round 4!!

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  30. She is just precious! My grands would love this.
    Thanks for sharing!

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  31. I just love this...it is adorable!!!
    Pamela :)

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  32. I love this clock!!!!!!!!!!!!! Are you going to possibly sell them????

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  33. This is too cute! Truly amazing and very creative!

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  34. i love this clock! wish i had one for my baby's room!! you did an amazing job!

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  35. Absolutely sweet and adorable, wow! Thanks so much for linking up to Beyond The Picket Fence.

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  36. Just stumbled upon your blog, and glad I did! The clock is so cute - got me thinking my grandkids would love something like it. Thanks for the inspiration! I'll be back to visit often.

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  37. That is just darling!
    A fabulous friday favorite for sure :-)

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  38. I knew this was yours! Absolutely adorable! Congratulations!

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  39. i ABSOLUTELY love this! I voted for at sew dang cute! kinda makes me want another kid just so i can make something like this :)

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  40. That is absolutely beyond darling! My daughter would love this and once again your talent just blows me away. Thanks so much for sharing this at Inspiration Friday this week!
    Vanessa

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  41. Your nursery clock is absolutely darling! It's so cute I can't stand it! I'm your newest follower, I can't wait to see what else you have up your sleeve! You are an amazingly creative lady!!!
    Susan : )
    http://sanctuaryhomebysusancooke.blogspot.com/

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  42. Loved that one! I voted for it :)

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  43. This is maybe the cutest clock I have ever seen! Thanks for taking the time to share the how to!

    Taylor
    www.maryjanesandgaloshes.com

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  44. awe, that clock is absolutely adorable. love it! you did a great job. well done

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  45. OMG! That is freaking adorable!!! I love it!

    Tania

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  46. What an absolutely darling clock!! Amazing Lindy! Thanks for sharing at my party! :)

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  47. lovely....spotted this at tater tots. great project.

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  48. I love your clock! It is soooo adorable. You are very clever and talented. I will have to make one for my daughter. I saw this at be different act normal.

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  49. This is amazing!! I love it... I truly am impressed. You are very talented. I am featuring you.
    http://www.couturiermommy.com/2011/02/to-do-list.html

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  50. I love love love this lil clock Lindy!!

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  51. I don't have the saw talent to put that together. Great job Lindy girl with a saw and gun nailer .

    Janice

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  52. Once again, you amaze me. This clock is absolutely charming. Thank you again for sharing your talents!

    Blessings always, -- Jill

    blessingsofalifetime.blogspot.com

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  53. Your metamorphosis is absolutely fabulous. I so hope that you enjoy every bit of the "time" that it took.

    Have a very Happy Valentine's Day!

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  54. This is gorgeous! I would LOVE for you to link up any of your projects to my Ten Buck Tuesday link parties!

    I'm a new follower too :)

    www.youngnester.blogspot.com

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  55. Dang girlfriend! That is amazing. I stumbled it for you.
    kim
    http://todayscreativeblog.net

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  56. All I can say is You are AMAZING! Almost every time I come to visit you've got something new and gorgeous you've made. This is one of my fav's though, i am going to try and replicate it for my daughters room in her room colors..wish me luck!

    Really and Truly Remarkable! :)

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  57. That is adorable. Your directions make it almost seem doable too.

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  58. Absolutely the cutest little nursery clock I've ever seen! What a lucky baby to have that.

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  59. I am SO in love with this! I have put it on my very soon to do list! Thanks you!
    Lindsay

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  60. Lindy, saw your clock linked-up at Today's Creative Blog, and had to come by. WOW! This is one of the best projects I've seen in blogland in a long, long time (perhaps EVER)! Incredible! Jenn/Rook No. 17

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  61. Lovin' the outcome of this idea...it's so cUTE!!!!

    Blessings,
    Linda

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  62. Very nice. My hubby has that power nailer, too.

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  63. This is seriously adorable and imaginative and well, just wonderful. I am a new follower.
    Holly
    504 Main

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  64. Totally, totally beautiful! What a fantastic clock! I LOVE it!

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  65. Adorable! You stirred my creative juices this a.m. I might have to give this project a try.
    Hugs
    Becky

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  66. Adorable project :))
    So nice to meet you~~~

    stopping by via under the table & dreaming :))

    Kay Ellen

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  67. Another gorgeous creation, Lindy. Well done.

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  68. ADORABLE!! I love the vintage look.

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  69. That is just sweet!! Love it!
    Cheers!
    Jen
    www.cariboobutterfly.com

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  70. I featured this on my blog, too! Please stop by to check it out and grab a featured button!

    http://she-wears-flowers.com

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  71. Nice Job! The clock is functional, sweet and I really like how you put all the different dynamics together. Thank you for sharing :0)

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  72. Wow - how darling! I've been drawn to working with wood lately, but haven't taken the plunge yet. You might just have finally inspired me to do so! Thanks!!!

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  73. Oooh, this is absolutely adorable. I love the idea of the frame accommodating keepsakes. How ingenious!

    Blessings,
    Liz @ the Brambleberry Cottage
    http://thebrambleberrycottage.blogspot.com/

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  74. I WANT IT! You did a beautiful job- totally unique.

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  75. Lindy! Another beautiful whimsical clock! Love this sweet one.

    I'll be featuring you again this week at My Backyard Eden. Thanks for sharing!

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  76. I'm only going to repeat what everyone else has said here, but I wanted to get my "it's fantastic!" in! Great job; you are so very talented!

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  77. This is an incredible creation! Everything about it is so lovely and charming and sweet and PERFECT!! I just love the way your brain works!! I am oohing and awing over you right now!!!

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