Kvarta KVARTA+Hack+01-721249

Published on August 19th, 2010 | by Jules Yap


KVARTA clock art

Materials: KVARTA clock, scrapbooking paper, scissors, pencil

Description: I just painted the walls of my bedroom a Tiffany’s blue, and I wanted some art for my naked — and now bright blue — walls. So I ventured off to IKEA and found the KVARTA clock.

The clock is surprisingly simple to take apart. If you press the two tabs in the back of the clock, and the plastic face comes off. The minute and hour hands snap off. The white background is glued to the back of the clock, but you can easily rip it off and remove the adhesive that remains.

I traced the outline of the original background on some scrapbooking paper and cut it out. Instead of scrapbooking paper, you could always use wallpaper, wrapping paper, or a photo instead. Once you reassemble the clock, you can hammer a nail in the wall, hang it, and enjoy your very own clock art!

~ Abby, Columbus, Ohio

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11 Responses to KVARTA clock art

  1. tenividesigns says:

    Great & simple Hack….I love the Stripe Clock!

  2. tenividesigns says:

    This is great & simple hack….I love it!

  3. Anonymous says:

    I love the make overs that you came up with. I bought this cheap clock but didn’t last for a week though.

  4. Pullga says:

    Great idea and you choose nice papers. love it.

  5. Sandeep says:

    This is the new kind of clock which i have never seen before. So thank you for the information you provided.

  6. Anonymous says:

    Pretty hack!

  7. Amy says:

    It looks great!

  8. eva says:

    simple but nice. i love the color and design.

  9. Anonymous says:

    Very nice!

  10. Heidi says:

    Gorgeous. I had a cheap ikea clock before and it ticked reallly loudly. Has the Kvarta solved this problem?

  11. Anonymous says:

    Really nice! Especially the first one. And great wall color, too.

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