It’s “Time” for Some Upcycling Fun with Walker's Shortbread

It’s “Time” for Some Upcycling Fun with Walker's Shortbread

Posted on Dec 22nd 2022

Turn Your Walker's Shortbread Tin Into a Cute Clock

Enjoyed all your Walker's Shortbread, and looking for ways to reuse that decorative tin? We’ve got a perfectly timed DIY way to do just that! It’s a quick and easy craft and you only need the following supplies:


Choose Your Favorite Walkers Decorative Tin

Once you empty the tin of all the delicious Pure Butter Shortbread you can upcycle it into a fun clock. Use a Holiday Tin you can bring out for next year, like our Snowman Tin, or any of our Scottish Design tins for an everyday clock with a Highlands flair.

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Walkers Shortbread Snowman holiday tin Walkers Shortbread Love Scotland tin

Scottish Piper & Highland Dancer Icon Tin with 14 Assorted Shortbreads

How To Make Your Clock

Step 1: Decide where you want the clock hands to go on your Walker's Decorative Tin Lid, mark the inside with a bit of tape and carefully drill or hammer a hole big enough to fit the clock mechanism.

Walkers Shortbread clock pieces

Step 2: Assembly with the kit instructions is easy! Simply insert the clock mechanism through and attach the washer and bolt and add a battery.

Walkers Shortbread clock battery pack

Step 3: Flip the lid over, attach the hands, and you're done!

Walkers Shortbread clock Walkers Shortbread clock

TIP: If you can’t find clock hands in the color you like, simply paint them with a bit of nail polish. There are so many colors to choose from and it’s much easier than using spray paint.

Now treat yourself to some delicious Walker's Shortbread for a job well done and enjoy your new clock!

Walkers Shortbread clock tin gif