Nicole™ Crafts Flying Saucer

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by Chris Yankauskas, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Flying Saucer

Beep bop beep! Make room in your house for this spaceship to land!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include neither drying time for the paint nor time for the glue to set.
  • 2
    Paint the clay saucers Shimmering Silver. Paint one 3/4 inch wood wheel, three wood dowel caps and rims of one wood spool Shimmering Silver. Paint middle of wood spool Lamp (Ebony) Black. Let dry.
  • 3
    Cut three 1-1/2 inch pieces of 1/4 inch-wide wood dowel and one 1 inch piece of 1/8 inch-wide wood dowel. Paint these pieces of wood dowel, eight wood buttons, two 5/8 inch wood beads and one 1-3/4 inch wood wheel Lamp (Ebony) Black.
  • 4
    Cut a 1/2 inch piece of 1/4-inch-wide wood dowel. Paint this piece of wood dowel, two wood buttons and 1 inch round wood bead Sour Apple. Let dry.
  • 5
    Glue clay saucers together as shown. Let glue set.
  • 6
    Glue two Sour Apple buttons onto 1 inch Sour Apple bead for head and ears.
  • 7
    Glue Sour Apple wood dowel piece into one end of head. Insert other end of dowel into Lamp (Ebony) Black wood wheel. Glue Lamp (Ebony) Black wood wheel to small clay saucer as shown.
  • 8
    Cut a 1-1/2 inch piece of Silver tinsel chenille stem. Fold in half for antennae. Glue folded end into top of head. Glue 5/8 inch Lamp (Ebony) Black beads onto each end.
  • 9
    Glue wiggle eye onto head and draw mouth with Red marker.
  • 10
    Glue votive to top of small clay saucer over head as shown. Glue Silver tinsel chenille stem around bottom of votive and clay saucer.
  • 11
    Glue 3/4 inch Lamp (Ebony) Black wheel to top of votive. Glue 1/2 inch piece of Lamp (Ebony) Black dowel into this wood wheel and glue wood spool on top of wood dowel.
  • 12
    Cut a 2 inch x 2-1/2 inch piece of Styrofoam. Glue this Styrofoam piece onto bottom of large clay saucer. Paint this Styrofoam piece Shimmering Silver. Let dry.
  • 13
    Glue 1-1/2 inch Lamp (Ebony) Black wood dowel pieces into Shimmering Silver wood dowel caps for legs. Glue legs into Styrofoam piece, two in front and one in back.
  • 14
    Glue Lamp (Ebony) Black buttons around large clay saucer as shown.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Main Line Pottery Standard Saucer 3 inch 104186509
  • Main Line Pottery Standard Saucer 4 inch 104186511
  • DecoArt Dazzling Metallics Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Shimmering Silver 104106703 (2)
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Lamp (Ebony) Black 104106681
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Sour Apple 104521655
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Dowel 1/4 inch x 36 inch 104146700
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Dowel 1/8 inch x 12 inch 104146920
  • Lara's Crafts New Image Company Wood Button 3/8 inch 18 pc. 104139631
  • Lara's Crafts New Image Company Wood Toy Wheel 3/4 inch 12 pc. 104139757
  • Lara's Crafts New Image Company Wood Toy Wheel 1 3/4 inch 8 pc. 104139833
  • Lara's Crafts New Image Company Wood Round Bead 5/8 inch 34 pc. 104139785
  • Lara's Crafts New Image Company Wood Round Bead 1 inch 18 pc. 104139787
  • Lara's Crafts New Image Company Wood Spool 3/4 inch 5 pc. 104139737
  • Lara's Crafts New Image Company Wood Finial Dowel Cap 15/16 inch x 1/4 inch 6 pc. 104139656
  • FloraCraft Styrofoam Brand Foam Sheet 12 inch x 36 inch x 1/2 inch 104183611
  • Darice Glass Votive Roly Poly 104181563
  • Nicole™ Crafts Tinsel Chenille Stems 25 pc. 6 mm Silver 104277490
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wiggle Round Eyes 10 mm 100 pc. 104233379
  • Sharpie Permanent Paint Marker Fine Point Red 100386290
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Shader Size 8 104118910
  • Beacon Quick Grip All-Purpose Permanent Adhesive 2 oz. 104290188
  • FloraCraft Foam Cutter 6 inch 2 blade 104186311
  • Small Saw
  • Scissors
  • Ruler