Mimi sent me a parcel recently.
And it was her ikea clock, that had the same thing happen to it as my old clock :P
So I dismantled it, cleaned it out, and gave it a nice coat of paint. Actually it was about 5 light layers. I seem to have this problem though, of bugs constantly commiting suicide wherever I paint. Whenever I come back to check on the paint, there would have been atleast one bug that decided to end its life by adhering itself to the wet paint. I thought working in the day time would help, when there are less bugs around, but not really. They just like to die by paint I guess.
When the paint is dry on both front and back surfaces of the clock, I put in the printed clock pattern Mimi chose, and assemble the clock together. I pretty much used the same clock template as my own and then replaced the background.
And here's a test to see which beads worked. Between the pearls and the golden beads, the gold kinda brings out the colours best.
The final product!
Hope you like it, Mimi!