Mason Jar Roundup


In the spirit of frugality & frivolity,  I implore you to save your mason jars!  You know…the ones pasta & apple sauce come in (Bertolli has the best ones).    You can use them for all your normal storage needs–I use mine to take my favorite smoothies to work & to store dry goods in the kitchen.  But if you want to get a little more inspired, check out all these adorable mason jar projects:

Make a cupcake in a jar, according to Kelly. 

The Uncommon Green has this cute vase-shelf.  Tutorial is available here.

Kara Pasley teaches fearless would-be electricians how to make a mason jar chandelier (for easier mason-jar lighting projects, scroll down)

Deer in a Bottle rounded up some favorite mason jar drinks:

Life Rearranged makes rainbow cakes in mason jars.

Big Red Kitchen shows you how to make healthy mason-jar meals.  More mason-jar meals & tips here. 

Tip Junkie shows you how to make a wall-hanging mason jar garden.  This would be fantastic for flowers & kitchen herbs.

Violet Bella has a tutorial for these ethereal feather lanterns…

Anaboo’s house has a tutorial for these glorious vintage lanterns:


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