Thursday , 29 July 2021
I am always surprised with the talents of those artists on Etsy, and some creations I would never have imagined were possible.

Etsy Upcycled Clocks Tick Tock

Here’s a gift idea that won’t tick you off! Recycled soda caps “Clockpop” $25, Reaction Gifts.

I am always surprised with the talents of those artists on Etsy, and some creations I would never have imagined were possible.  Kudos for these sellers who have taken old items that would otherwise end up tossed out or in a landfill and upcycled them into something grand, stylish, and functional.  What’s more, if you are shopping for male or female, look no further, these are unisex gift ideas.  Which is your favorite?  Tell me below!

Military Canteen Time , $32 by IMOTIME. This seller makes clocks out of everything :)
See what I mean?  Time to Grate, $32, from IMOTIME!  purses, boots, you name it!
Nintendo Games Can be Preserved Forever on the Wall , $22, CAE CLOCKS.
These HubCap Clocks range from 1930′s Ford $55.99 to 1965 Corvette $89.99 by StarlingInk
Did I mention  (StarlingInk) also has hood ornament wall clocks?
KaileyHawthorn enjoys turning a record into a work of art, $45, handpainted record clock.
EyePopArt also uses records, even though the style makes them appear 3D, this one $55.
RetroBabs loves using old vintage plates for clocks, to match the sets you collect, this one $25.
Here’s a new one…. “RLBECC” aka Rather Large Blue Enamel Cup Clock $28.50 by WoodstockClocks.

Our Very Own TimothyAdamDesigns makes mod metal art clocks! This one, $39.50.

Recycled Bike Brake Disc Clock, from PixelThis, $43
I should mention they also carry bike wheel clocks, $117 at PixelThis.

So there you have it.  Clocks made from just about everything. There’s plenty more adorning the walls of Etsy if you look hard enough. You will see book clocks, pink flamingo (yard decorations) upcycled into clocks, purses and bags made into clocks, circuit board clocks and even some CD clocks.  Which above is your favorite?

I always thought when you wrote an article you shouldn’t say what your personal favorite is, so as not to upset everyone else. I do believe there’s enough cool clocks here to adorn many people’s tastes, so I have no problem sharing the one I love (not listed above):

Girls Only: Boot Clock from IMOTIME, $45.

This article brought to you by Cindy of RetroChalet originally published on VintageChalet Blog 

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14 comments

  1. I love the recycled bike brake disk – yeah, I REALLY love it.

  2. wow! i never would have guessed that the first one used soda caps! it looks so fun. thanks for sharing these.

  3. Amazing work here!

    Those who love upcycled clocks should check out Ron’s work too! Every piece is a work of art.

    http://www.etsy.com/shop/OstlundCustomWorks

  4. These are all so neat I love them all.

  5. These are great. Clocks can be made out of CDs also…check mine!

  6. We are honored to be included with all these great clocks! The soda pop caps paying homage to George Nelson is pretty sweet. Our clock/plate was a good mid-century modern find. We think they are all good examples of Handmadeology – people are so create.

  7. What amazing click clock stuff! The Boot Clock…verrrry fancy!

  8. LOVE the Clockpop!! So perfect graphically, in its’ simplicity!! Perfect marriage of form, function, and FUN!!!

  9. LOVE the Clockpop!! The perfect marriage of form, funtion and FUN!!

  10. Wow, “time” to get some new ideas…

  11. Thanks so much for featuring our clock/plate. It is a sweet Mid-Century find!

    What is so fun about our clocks it’s when folks buy them to complete their collections. Many times the pattern happens to be something they have been collecting for years.

    We had no idea people were so creative and we agree with Cindy, that boot clock rocks!

  12. These are some great clocks! Who knew there were so many handmade clocks on Etsy? Great article thanks for sharing.
    ClockPop paging homage to George Nelson, LOVE IT.

  13. well here we go i found my closeminded pesron

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