Vintage DIY: Upcycle Watches into Photo Bracelets
From Maize Hutton comes this brilliant idea… turn non-working vintage watches into photo bracelets. Now, I wouldn’t consider doing this with a highly collectible watch that just needs some repair. But for costume watches and ones with a lot of wear, what would be sweeter than, say, showing off a photo of grandmother in the watch that was handed down? Or perhaps framing a small photo of your spouse when he or she was a wee one?
The process is simple, too. Just print a photo, trim it, and remove the back of the watch. Pry out the face, pop in the photo, and replace the back.
I’ve finally found a use for a few old timepieces my nanny passed onto me. Ones that have been sitting in a box for decades…