15 Ways to Use Mason Jars
Like fireflies winking in the dusk, a row of jars strung with lights hangs from rafters. Pendant light kits found at local hardware stores make the conversion simple.
When used as a container for forcing blubs, Mason jars mean you get twice the beauty: tendrils of roots and towering bulb.
Before guests arrive, dish servings into Mason jars to simplify serving time at a buffet.
Floating a single blossom in a jar with a little water makes a charming display. A bow of raffia tops it with flourish.
Convenience at hand
Adding a simple pump to the jar puts your dish or hand soap on display in a sturdy source.
Attaching bright paper labeled with IDs transforms jars into clear storage.
A little dirt at the bottom of a jar hints at the contents of this thoughtful favor. Raffia holds pretty gardening gloves on the jar filled with a seed packet and plant ID stake.
Corral tiny notions in a jar topped with a felt pincushion. Thread, needle cases, pins, buttons. They'll all benefit from a secure spot.
Crystal clear solution
A chandelier of Mason jars and color-coordinated crystals not only glimmers but also shines with creativity.
A row of jars puts tall items at your fingertips. Separate by type, color or function.
Pour lemonade or sangria into these jars for containers guests don't have to worry about breaking.
A simple ribbon around the lid finishes off this treat in a bottle. Layer the makings for treats and tie on the directions. Give with love.
Insert a straw into lids with holes (or punch a hole in a lid) to create homemade sippy cups. No spills. Grown-up and tyke-approved.
Cookies on sticks or candy-coated pretzel sticks—anything tall and gooey looks great in a jar.