DIY LEGO Clock – Customizable, Quick, Easy


We kind of needed a wall clock for our office, and we wanted it to be DIY, easy, and cheap. The result was this super customizable DIY LEGO clock. 

What you’ll need-

-Clock kit (we got ours at Joann with a half-off coupon)
-LEGO Baseplate
-LEGO pieces – whatever you want
-Spray paint (leftover from our gold LEGO mirror frame)
-Drill (or a safety knife)


First, drill (or cut) a hole in the middle of the LEGO base plate. Use the bolt in the clock kit for the size you’ll need for the hole.


Then spray paint the base plate any color you’d like. Let it dry.

Depending on the color you paint the face, you may have to paint the hands to the clock. We went with black. We might change that to grey later on, since we have a whole grey/gold thing going on in other parts of our house.


Put the clock kit together using the instructions that come with it. It’s simple.

At first we left the clock face plain. Then realized – umm, these are LEGO’s, we can change it whenever we want. So now it has been home to minifigures (which we love – remember our baroque style minifigure display frame?), random LEGO blocks, LEGO Roman numerals, and then back to plain again. We might change it monthly by theme – Star Wars, Simpsons, LOTR, etc. Plus now we have a few of the Dungeons & Dragons KRE-O figures, so can do those for game night.

DIY LEGO Minifigure Clock

What do you think of the DIY LEGO clock? It took about twenty minutes to make (not including drying time) and cost under ten bucks.

DIY Gold LEGO Clock

In other news, we’ve posted a couple of pictures of our new DIY geek dish set on Instagram and Twitter (Lord of the Rings, Zelda, Mario, GoT?! Dishes?!) Tutorial on those coming up in the next couple of days! We’ve had some computer issues that put us a little behind.

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12 Responses to DIY LEGO Clock – Customizable, Quick, Easy

  1. jaimefugate says:

    This is awesome! I think I’m going to do this for my son’s room (and maybe one for the living room as well :P)

  2. Lisa says:

    So cool! I love the idea of using the minifigs to do different themes ^___^

  3. Sydney says:

    This is brilliant!

  4. Jane Y. says:

    this is amazing!

  5. Kristy gd says:

    This is so much fun! I think I need to hit the lego store for some additional inspiration.

  6. Joie Fatale says:

    OMG! This is so Awesome!
    You know what else is?
    EVERYTHING! (cue song frome Lego Movie [: …I know, I’m cheesy)

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  8. Very cute! It could be changed seasonally too – so neat.

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  11. Tamara says:

    I can’t believe this has never occurred to me!! I absolutely love it! My son has something like 4.6 BILLION Legos, and I have a craft room with clock parts collecting dust! Thank you so much for being awesome! !!

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