And then I came across this at House of 34:
And I knew that I wanted to try this with my old door!
I got one of the large clock hand sets from Hobby Lobby too but ended up returning mine because it wouldn't work. Then I took apart a large clock I already had and used those hands which I already knew worked!!
This door is pretty thick, even in the recessed panel area, and my clock wouldn't fit! :o( The little piece that the hands fit on wasn't sticking out far enough through the hole I drilled in the door to reattach the clock hands.
So I borrowed a wood carving/chisel set thingy from my neighbor and chiseled out a little square for my clock battery pack to sit down inside of and that worked great!
I didn't put any numbers on mine and I kind of like the simplicity of it so for now I'm going to leave it like this. I have it propped behind my chair right now but I may end up moving it to a different spot as I decorate.
Speaking of doors... I also painted my front door!
I used the leftover paint that I mixed up for my entry table makeover. Here is a before picture from when I moved into the house. You can see that it also had the ugly gold door knobs which I have since sprayed with Metallic Oil Rubbed Bronze by Rust-Oleum.
I think it looks much better... by the way... that little 1/2 round window looks kind of yellow in this picture, it really isn't, it's white... although the sun has discolored it to yellow on the outside so maybe that's just the reflection from that :o/
And speaking or doors again... I have a really cool board on Pinterest that has tons of things to do with old doors! Check it out!