April 14, 2023 3 min read
When it comes to home décor, we often focus on furniture, colour schemes, and decorative accents. But one often overlooked element that can make a big impact on the overall look and feel of a room is the humble wall clock. A wall clock can be a versatile and stylish addition to any home interior.
Not only are wall clocks functional, helping us keep track of time, but they can also be stylish and add a unique touch to any space. In this blog, we’ll explore some tips and ideas for incorporating wall clocks into your home interiors, as well as some complementary items to help enhance their placement.
1. Choose a clock that complements your décor
When selecting a wall clock, consider the overall style and colour scheme of your room. A modern, minimalist clock might look out of place in a traditional or rustic space, for example. Look for a clock that complements your existing décor, whether that’s a vintage-style clock for a shabby chic room or a sleek, metallic clock for a contemporary space.
2. Use a clock as a statement piece
A large, eye-catching clock can serve as a focal point in a room, drawing the eye and adding visual interest. Consider hanging a statement clock above a fireplace, on a feature wall, or in an entryway to create a striking first impression. Complement the clock with shelves or bookcases nearby, decorated with books, plants, and other decorative items that complement the style and colour of your clock.
3. Create a gallery wall with clocks
For a unique twist on the traditional gallery wall, consider incorporating clocks into the mix. Hang a variety of clocks in different sizes, styles, and colours to create a whimsical, eclectic display. Mix and match shapes and sizes with wall art or mirrors to create a beautiful focal point in any room.
4. Group clocks together for a cohesive look
If you prefer a more streamlined look, try grouping several clocks of the same style or colour. This works particularly well in a kitchen, lounge or dining room, where you might hang a cluster of vintage-style clocks above a breakfast nook or dining table. Complement the clocks with accent scatter cushions on your chairs or sofas in coordinating colours or patterns to create a cohesive, stylish look.
5. Mix and match clocks with other décor items
Don’t be afraid to mix and match clocks with other decorative elements in your room. Pair a vintage clock with a modern abstract painting, or a sleek metallic clock with a traditional wooden bookcase. The key is to find a balance between different styles and textures for a cohesive, visually appealing look. Complement the clock with lighting nearby, such as a floor lamp or side lamp to or lantern provide warm, ambient light that complements the style and colour of your clock.
6. Consider the placement of your clock
Finally, think carefully about where you hang your clock. While a clock can look great above a fireplace or on a feature wall, it can also be effective in unexpected places, such as above a bed or in a bathroom. Just make sure the clock is easily visible and doesn’t get in the way of any other décor or furniture. Complement the clock with mirrors nearby to create a beautiful, reflective display.
Incorporating a wall clock into your home décor is a simple yet effective way to add personality and style to any space. With so many different styles, colours, and sizes to choose from, you're sure to find a clock that complements your décor and adds personality to your space. Whether you opt for a large statement clock or a group of smaller clocks, the key is to have fun with it and experiment with different placement options. And by complementing the clock placement with other items such as shelves, wall art, mirrors, accent scatter cushions and lighting, you can create a cohesive and inviting atmosphere in any interior.