Do you have any bathroom wall clocks? Maybe a better question would be: Do you need wall clocks in your bathroom? After all, how frequently does the need to know the correct time come up when you are, well, you know…doing whatever business you have to take care in there? Apparently, the need to glance at the wall and check the time pops up during pooping more often than you might think since wall clocks for the bathroom are something of a rage in the world of home decor these days. Practical these bathroom wall clocks may be, but they can also more than qualify as unique gift ideas.
The thing about the trend toward putting a timepiece in the bathroom is that a lot of the most decorative examples make the most of the connection between practical function and unique quality as an idea for gifts. For instance, these bathroom wall clocks available at Cafe Press do not let you forget for a single second where you are when you check them for the time. Just be aware that the toilet humor illustrated on the faces of these wall clocks ranges from the family-friendly to jokes and language a bit less appropriate for younger poopsters.
Other clocks that can be attached to the bathroom wall provide a bit more practicality while still retaining just enough unexpected properties to qualify them as unique gifts. The bathroom wall clock represented by this model available at Bed, Bath and Beyond is just one of several clocks that stick to the particularly slippery walls found inside bathrooms via the use of suction cups. What makes this bathroom wall clock particularly unique is that surrounding its little LCD clock readout is a fog-free mirror as well as two slots designed specifically for holding razors.
Needless to say, situating bathroom wall clocks just below a fog-free mirror will come in handy whether that wall is found inside the shower curtain or outside the shower curtain. The bathroom is a place where moisture gathers regardless of whether you are in the tub or not. The high humidity that almost makes the air inside your bathroom as drinkable as the water that pours from the sink faucet means that one of the most important elements to look for in a bathroom clock is that it be completely waterproof. If you can get a clock up on your bathroom wall that also doesn’t fog up, just consider that the cherry on top of the sundae.
A much more likely clock for bathroom walls would be the one that serves double duty as a radio. You know the drill: through sleepy eyes you make your way to the bathroom for your regular morning toiletry routine and you want to listen to the latest indie tunes before they hit the mainstream or, if you are more strange than quirky, you can’t wait to tune into the what the idiots on your local radio station’s Morning Zoo Crew find funny. Bathroom wall clocks that also provide opportunity for catching up on what happened overnight courtesy of a built-radio move beyond the practical and unique to absolutely stunning with the brilliant digital display of this example from Alibaba.com.
And if you absolutely must keep to a rigid schedule with bathroom wall clocks that are guaranteed to miss just one second every 60 million years–give or take–then go for one of those connected to the atomic clock in Boulder, Colorado.
Those with a sense of whimsy can go the route of investing in a novelty bathroom wall clocks. Suggestions: a clock in the bottom portion of the letter B as the word “bath” is spelled out while it is inside a sudsy tub. Those wanting to create a nautical bathroom design should fork over the bucks for one of the many versions of a seashell bathroom clock. Yes, it has actual seashells attached around the clockface.
But these examples are merely the beginning. Your own search for bathroom wall clocks will reveal a world of telling the time while on the toilet or in the tub that you never imagined.