Last year I made a giant confetti clock using paper confetti shred from Target and while the clock looked cute, the end result wasn’t really what I was hoping for. So I figured why not try to make a new confetti clock, but with a different type of confetti? It’s kind of crazy how swapping one thing like the type of confetti can give you a completely different look!
For this DIY confetti clock I used metallic circle confetti instead of paper and boy does it sparkle! Plus it is super simple to make! Who else needs an extra clock around?
–Metallic Confetti (you will need 3-4 ounces for a 12″ clock)
–Triple thick glaze
-Wood clock blank with movement (this is the clock I used, here is a movement, and here are the modern hands)
-Acrylic paint for the edge (optional)
As I mentioned, this project is super easy to create. You will want to begin by coating your clock in a 1/8”-1/4” thick layer of triple thick glaze. Then sprinkle on your metallic confetti to cover the entire clock face. If you have a flat clock, you may want to use a piece of tape around the edge of the clock to prevent the glaze from falling off the edge. I used a clock face that I had previously painted that had a lip around the edge (it was origianlly from consumercrafts.com), so it easily contained the confetti and glaze. I also kept this lip confetti free and simply painted it pink instead for a little contrast.
When the sunlight hits the confetti the DIY confetti clock almost resembles a disco ball because colorful light bounces around the room. Now that is a clock that has my confetti and disco ball loving heart!