Mason jars always remind me of my grandmother’s basement which was filled with dozens of jarred vegetables and fruit from her garden. Though Mason jars are most widely used for food storage, they can also be used for many super chic things. I’ve rounded up four ways you can take a simple Mason jar and transform it into a useful decorative.
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This quick and easy craft turns a plain glass jar into a stylish way to store your spools and needles. All that’s required is some pretty fabric, a couple of household items and voila! a handy pin cushion lid. Here are the step-by-step instructions.
These fun drink jars are great for a backyard party or a picnic. Bonus: the lid helps to keep out pesky summer bugs and the thick glass will help keep your drinks cold for longer. Here’s how to make these charming sippers.
Glass jars make charming little vases on their own, but I really love the idea of spray painting the interior with a bright, fun colour — how cool does this Mason jar vase look in gold?
There are so many ways to create pretty and stylish candle holders using Mason jars. Recently I found this great idea of pasting fabric strips on the inside of the jars for a cozy-country effect. Here’s how to get the look. Caution: for safety reasons use battery operated tea lights with these candle jars. They can be purchased at your local dollar store.