Nicole™ Crafts Robot Jar

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by Eileen Farley, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Robot Jar

How cute would this look in a child’s playroom?

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for the paint.
  • 2
    Glue one wood block to each side of top of mason jar lid just behind the center.
  • 3
    Remove the inserts from the two smaller mason jar lids. The mason jars can be set aside to be used in another project. Glue the inserts to the wood blocks, overlapping as shown for eyes.
  • 4
    Glue a wood candle cup to each side of mason jar and then glue an acorn dowel cap to each wood candle cup to create arms.
  • 5
    Spray paint the entire contraption (robot) Aluminum. Let dry.
  • 6
    Paint one wood heart, four wood circles, five wood beads, three wood button plugs and one acorn dowel cap as shown, rotating between Lipstick, Apple Green, School Bus and True Blue. Let dry.
  • 7
    Draw dots on circles and marks on heart as desired using marker.
  • 8
    Glue wood shapes in various places around the robot.
  • 9
    Glue wiggle eyes to large Aluminum eyes.
  • 10
    If desired, fill mason jar with small toys or snacks.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Ball Mason Jar Quart Smooth 104179536
  • Ball Mason Jar Quart Regular 104179537 (2)
  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Lipstick 104770367
  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Apple Green 104770391
  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. School Bus 104770385
  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. True Blue 104770407
  • Rust-Oleum Painter’s Touch Ultra Cover 2x Spray Paint 12 oz. Satin Aluminum 104576613
  • Lara's Crafts New Image Company 1/2 inch Wood Button Plug 14 pc. 104139629
  • Lara's Crafts New Image Company Wood Finial Dowel Cap 15/16 inch x 1/4 inch 6 pc. 104139656
  • Lara's Crafts New Image Company Wood Candle Cup Value Pack 7/8 inch 6 pc. 104145372
  • Lara’s Crafts New Image Company 1-1/8 inch Acorn Dowel Cap with 3/8 inch Hole 2 pc. 104139655
  • Lara's Crafts New Image Company Wood Heart 1-1/2 inch 21 pc. 104139805
  • Lara's Crafts New Image Company Wood Disc/Circle 1 inch 7 pc. 104139646
  • Lara's Crafts New Image Company Wood Square Block 1/2 inch 8 pc. 104139621
  • Lara's Crafts New Image Company Wood Bead 12 mm 70 pc. 104139793
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Shader Size 2 104118908
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wiggle Round Eyes 30 mm 12 pc. 104233384
  • Sharpie Permanent Paint Marker Fine Point Black 104128524
  • Beacon Quick Grip All-Purpose Permanent Adhesive 2 oz. 104290188