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Before and After: Two Grandfather Clock Makeovers

Before and After: Two Grandfather Clock Makeovers

Generally, grandfather clocks are not topics of conversation in the Curbly neighborhood. However, because we all enjoy a makeover, here are two that might make you consider how a staple in the traditional 1970's home  could work with your design aesthetic. Or not.

Heather found this grandfather clock on Craigslist for a measly 40 bucks. 

My Many Moments [http://mymanymoments.blogspot.com/2011/07/grandfather-diy.html]

After staining, painting, spray-painting (the pendulum), and sanding, this is what it looks like now:

My Many Moments [http://mymanymoments.blogspot.com/2011/07/grandfather-diy.html]

Chelsea considered two colors when re-doing a plastic clock she found for $5. Hot pink or red. Which did she choose?

Little Red Chair [http://littleredchair.blogspot.com/2012/09/grandfather-clock-before.html]

Red! Hard to believe it's plastic, no? She used a high gloss red paint and then finished with a dark wax to give its new life.

Little Red Chair [http://littleredchair.blogspot.com/2012/09/grandfather-clock-before.html]

 

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