Transform a $2 Ikea clock into this colorful cheer-themed version using buttons, ribbon and “Me & My Peeps” decals (designed by my friend Laura Kelly).  Plus, there’s a giveaway at the end of the post!

Cheer-themed clock DIY from Carla Schauer Designs

I started the project with a plain RUSCH clock from Ikea, with a white face, and black numbers and hands.  It was functional, but not very pretty–a perfect surface to add some creativity and color!

I wanted the color to be the focus, so I replaced the standard clock face with textured white cardstock.  Then I added the bright buttons (also Laura Kelly licensed products) around the outside of the face to represent the numbers.

For my cheerleader, I used a “Me & My Peeps” little girl decal attached and cut from red cardstock.  I used detail scissors and hand cut the arms from the girl before attaching the body to the cardstock.

Cheer themed clock transformation from Carla Schauer Designs

In order to make the cheerleader’s arms into clock hands, I attached them separately to smaller cardstock pieces and glued them to the original clock hands.  Pom-poms made from dotted ribbon were topped with pom-pom decals (attached to pieces of the clear decal packaging) and glued to the ends.

Thanks for stopping by day 3 of the Me & My Peeps blog hop!  Check out the rest of the designers’ projects at Me & My Peeps Blog Hop Page, and be sure to enter the giveaway below!

Until next time…
Carla

*Special thanks to the Sponsors and Promoting Partners of this Blog Hop*

Laura Kelly Designs + Niki Meiners + Laura Kelly Buttons + Plaid Enterprises + A.C. Moore + Cre8time

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