Coffee Cup Clock

These make lovely clocks for office desks using foam.

Coffee Cup Clock

What you need

Xacto Knife
Clock works
Coffee beans
Craft Glue
Brown Paint
Coffee Cup and Saucer


To make trace around the coffee cup rim to determine the size of foam circle you will need.

Cut the foam using the exacto knife a bit smaller than the cup so it slips in nice and easily. Cut a hole for the clock works as per the instructions on the clock works instruction sheet.

Paint the foam a coffee colored brown and allow it to dry.

Attach the clock hands and add the coffee beans with some craft glue to mark the 12 o’clock, 6 o’clock, 3 and 9 hand settings.

This project was contributed by Steve Dancer who says “I’m always in the middle of 5 or more art craft projects. My favorite thing is to take something that was unused and giving it useful and more exciting life”

Tutorial written by using Steve’s directions.

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  1. wow this is awesome

  2. leeyoleisl says:

    This is a cool idea. I am so glad I found it.

  3. This is such a cute idea! I absolutely love it! I just went to the craft store not long ago and I am going to begin the process of making one myself.

  4. perfect for my room which I am redecorating!
    love it

  5. This is such a great idea. I am going to try it this week.

  6. very stylish. pretty. certainly a conversation piece. :)

  7. Very original! I love it.

  8. i love it, i would try it. i’d like to find crafts to do in sparetime.

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