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Mason Jar Mania – 10 Favorite Mason Jar Crafts


Who doesn’t love mason jars? They are chic yet rustic, simple yet versatile and oh so affordable! I am amazed at how many cute mason jar ideas there are out there. Here are 10 of my favorites:


1. Daisy Drinks: I love these little daisy lids, as seen on I Heart Naptime! You can purchase them HERE


2. Make Your Own: If you don’t want to purchase the daisy lids, The Idea Room shows us how to make Mason Jar Straw Lids and cover the lid with scrapbook paper.


3. Frosted Glass Picnic Caddy: Store your picnic essentials in this darling caddy from Clean & Scentsible


4. Mason Jar Chandelier: Turn a Mason Jar into lights with A Handcrafted Wedding


5. Mason Jar Soap Dispenser: Wash your hands in style with this fun project from Love Grows Wild


6. Display Pictures: Turn your mason jars into picture frames. Photo Courtesy of Jessamyn Harris


7. Give a Gift: Use the free Mason Jar Printable from Somewhat Simple


8. Mason Jar Luminaries: Line a table or walkway with mason jars and candles, from Apartment Therapy


9. Organize you Kitchen: Free label template for kitchen and pantry supplies from The Painted Hive


10. Vacation Memory Jar: Capture those memories and display them for all to see from Mason Jar Love

So there you have it! Do you have a favorite?

I love the look of the old blue mason jars. I saw someone make their own by mixing mod podge and neon blue food coloring and painting it on to a clear jar. I thought the idea was GENIUS!

This post originally published in July 2010 but was updated in September 2014

Mason Jar Crafts and Decor are all the rage right now and there are so many crafty ways to decorate with them. Here are 24 ideas for decorating or baking with mason jars – enough ideas to keep you busy through the holiday season! Happy crafting and baking!


Mason Jars Lead

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Wall Planter :: {Not Just a Housewife}

Chalkboard Candle Centerpieces  ::  {Heart Love Weddings}

Bathroom Storage Jars  ::  {Clean & Scentsible}

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Glitter Snow Globes  ::  {DIY Network}

Red White and Blue Table Decor  ::  { It All Started With Paint}

Washi Tape Vases :: {Pretty Handy Girl}

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Jar Frames  :: {Photo Jojo}

Flower Shelf  :: {With Lovely}

Mason Jar Pin Cushion  ::  {The Seasoned Homemaker}

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Printable Mason Jar Banner  :: {The Cottage Market}

Color Dipped Jars  :: {Mason Jar Crafts Love}

Portable Organizer  :: {Home Made Simple}

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Advent Calendar  :: {Cherished Bliss}

Office Storage  :: {It All Started With Paint}

Modern Blossoms Jars  :: {Martha Stewart}

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Gold Flower Vase  :: {Everyday Lounge Act}

Chore Stick Jars  :: {Ginger Snap Crafts}

Twine Holders  :: {‘A Casarella}

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Silver Flower Vases  ::  {It All Started With Paint}

Wall Chore Chart  :: {The Crafted Sparrow}

Hanging Lanterns  :: {Intimate Weddings}

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Mason Jar Cobbler  :: {The Wedding Chicks}

Nachos in a Jar  :: {Oh So Very Pretty}

Mason Jar Party Cake  :: {Kristin Duke Photography}

Have you jumped on the Mason Jar Crafts and Decor bandwagon yet?  

I know I’m knee deep in ideas!

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