Search Term

Enter a search term (optional)


Select One (optional)

Difficulty Level

Select One (optional)

Estimated Cost

Select One (optional)


Select as many as you like (optional)

  • Fabric Crafts
  • Paper Crafts
  • Craft Foam
  • Pipe Cleaner Crafts
  • Clay & Sculpting
  • Nature Crafts
  • Wood Crafts
  • Beads & Jewelry
  • Recycled Crafts
  • Painting & Coloring
  • Food Crafts
  • Plastic
  • Mixed Media/Miscellaneous
Time to complete

Select One (optional)

Primary Technique

Select One (optional)


Select One (optional)


Select as many as you like (optional)

  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Winter
Age Group

Select as many as you like (optional)

  • Toddlers
  • Preschool & Kindergarten
  • Elementary School
  • Pre-Teens
  • Teens


Free Offer
Fuse Creativity System Project Guide: Fun Party Themes, Idea for Handmade Cards, And More Paper Crafts from Fiskars

This FREE eBook is filled with 25 amazing handmade card designs, scrapbook layouts, DIY party decorations, home decor, and paper gift wrap and tags, all made with the help of your Fiskars Fuse and a few simple sheets of paper!

Bonus: Get our newsletter & special offers for free. We will not share or sell your email address. View our Privacy Policy

Tuscan Mosaic Clock

Any kitchen or living room will come to life with the help of this Tuscan Mosaic Clock.  Ancient design meets modern style with this “aged” mosaic clock. Hang it on the wall or stand it on the desk. This handcrafted clock is the perfect gift for Dad!  The simple star pattern is easy enough for those who have experience with mosaics, and since it comes in a kit, there are lots of helpful instructions (including a DVD video) to help you get the job done!

Tuscan Mosaic Clock


  • Antiquity Mosaics™ Clock Kit – This kit includes everything you need to create your mosaic, including an exclusive online how-to video
  • Beige Acrylic Paint (Plaid™ Apple Barrel Country Tan)
  • Black Acrylic Paint (Plaid™ FolkArt Licorice)
  • Mixing bowl and spoon
  • Safety Glasses
  • Paper Towels and Newspaper
  • 2 – 1 ½” Wooden Candle Cups (for feet) available in craft stores
  • Tape
  • Clear Acrylic Spray (optional)
  • Wood Glue (or any other glue formulated to use on wood)
  • Sandpaper
  • 3’ Twine/Hemp/Jute
  • Coffee or Tea
  • Pattern


Read and carefully following the instructions contained within the Antiquity Mosaic’s™ Clock Kit. Each kit contains detailed instructions and an easy online how-to video.

  1. Complete the mosaic following the instruction in the kit. Lightly paint the inside and outside surface with country tan acrylic paint and allow drying.
  2. Soak the twine/jute in a cup of coffee or dark tea and let sit for about an hour. Allow to dry fully. (We used coffee, but tea will give a similar effect)
  3. Apply a light coat of black licorice acrylic paint and allow drying. Once dry coat the black with a layer of country tan acrylic paint and allow to slightly dry.
  4. When tan top coat is almost dry, lightly sand the surface of the clock, the sanding will remove some of the tan and black paint allowing the natural color to show through.
  5. Paint the feet you have selected with two coats of country tan and allow to dry completely.  Optional: If the clock will be near water, spray the wood surface with a protective clear acrylic top coat. To do so, cover the mosaics, then apply 2 or 3 coats of an acrylic top coat. Refer to the paint manufacturer’s instructions.
  6. Cut the twine/jute into six 6” sections. Coil the ends using the pattern provided. Apply each section to both side and the bottom of the clock. The bottom should be left free of embellishment to apply feet.
  7. Once dry, apply a small amount of wood glue to the feet and affix them to the bottom of the clock, allow drying. What a perfectly beautiful way to keep the time!
Free projects, giveaways, exclusive partner offers, and more straight to your inbox!

Your Recently Viewed Projects

Include a Photo Include a Photo

Click the button above or drag and drop images onto the button. You can upload two images.

Cancel Reply to Comment

Thanks for your comment. Don't forget to share!


Report Inappropriate Comment

Are you sure you would like to report this comment? It will be flagged for our moderators to take action.

Thank you for taking the time to improve the content on our site.

Project of the Day

Crafty Coca Cola Advent Calendar

Easy DIY Christmas crafts, like this Crafty Coca Cola Advent Calendar from I Love to Create, are great holiday projects! Made from an… Continue reading: "Crafty Coca Cola Advent Calendar"



Something worth saving?

Register now for FREE to:

  • SAVE all your favorite crafts
  • ADD personal notes
  • QUICKLY reference your crafts


Sponsored Content

Connect With Us

Facebook Instagram Twitter Pinterest Twitter
Blog Email RSS

About Us Advertise Contact Us FAQ Do Not Sell My Personal Information Keyword Index Privacy Policy Share Your Project Subscribe Terms of Service Unsubscribe

---- 1 ----


Images from other crafters

There are currently no images from other crafters.

I Love It