The last of the year’s watermelons may have already moved on to a better place, but I still like to imagine it’s summer. And while I can’t just go buy one whenever I feel like anymore, at least I can wake up to a juicy alarm clock on the bedside table. Round, simple alarm clock equals fun, fruit-themed mornings in my imagination. So here’s how to make your own watermelon clock:
What you need:
- green, round clock
- watercolors (red + black)
Note: you can replace the paper + watercolors with red paper, and the black watercolor with a sharpie or black paper.
I began by opening the clock with the screwdriver, and removing the white paper on the clock face. I used mine for size, outlining a circle on the piece of paper. I then colored it red and let it dry, then painted the black seeds over that. When the paper was entirely dry, I carefully cut the circle and glued it in place on the clock. I then screwed everything back together and set the alarm for the next morning…