Round Suitcase Upcycled Into Vintage Clock
I might be the patron saint of orphaned luggage. They're my go-to pieces for upcycles. I'd never worked with a round suitcase / hatbox before, and wanted to try something different.
I got this suitcase at a yard sale, the inside was in great shape and I thought it would sell well in my Etsy shop. It was only after I got it home that I realized the bottom panel, that functions as a hinge was torn. Fixing it would have been too tough, So I thought, maybe a clock.
I measured the suitcase and made a clock face to fit. (I used Microsoft Publisher, but everyone has their favorite.) And carefully cut it out.
I painted the mod podge on to the suitcase and carefully put each piece of the clock face in place.
I made some labels to fit the the bottom to hide some damage there.
Drilled a hole in the face for the new clock movement.
Popped the new hands on and I was done.
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Published January 26th, 2015 9:36 PM
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