Keeping Time With the "Rhythm" of LifeFebruary 9th, 2009 in projects
I started with several ideas on what to do for the challenge, which means I scrapped several attempts to make something good out of the rolls of paper. Anyway, when I decided to do something with the old clock that I took apart, I wasn't sure what I was going to put back in there until I found the big pocketwatch at the swap meet last Sunday, then things started falling into place. I first painted the wooden box with a milk paint called Olde Parchment, glued the paper from the rolls inside the box, and then mounted a block of old molding from the back and a hook on top of that to hold the clock. I used the ends of the rolls with round earring parts glued on top for finials for the top of the box, added a cute little vintage pull and a piece of junk that I don't know what it is , to hold an old photo. The words to my song semed to be a rousing patriotic ditty that made little sense to me, but were added down the side of the box for the graphic effect.
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