8 Creative Ways To Use Mason Jars

Men might have duct tape as their all purpose tool, but women have the mason jar. From organizing, decorating, or creative gift packaging, mason jars can have as many uses as your imagination allows.

Here are 8 creative ways to use a mason jar in your home.

1. Mason Jar Fairy Lights

DIY Mason Jar Fairy Lights

Warm up your house in the harsh winter months with these adorable fairy lights.  Battery powered LED lights can run on timers allowing you to place these in hard to reach shelves or use as a beautiful night light. Get the tutorial at Brooklyn Berry Designs.

2. Craft Room Organizer

Mason Jar Yarn Storage

Use the vertical space in your craft room by storing supplies on the wall.  This hanging organizer is made by attaching plumbing hose clamps to a wood board.  Not only are your craft supplies easy to access, they look really cute too!  Catch all the craft room details at  The DIY Mommy.

3. Mason Jar Oil Lamps

Mason Jar Oil Lamps

Mason jars are the perfect material for DIY Oil lamps to use for anything from emergency lighting or wedding and event decor.  Simple and inexpensive, Life Is A Party has the full tutorial.

4. Reusable Travel Cup


Travel in style while saving the environment with this adorable travel mason jar cup. An easy (no sewing required) leather cuff protects your hands on the go.  Reusable and dishwasher safe, you can get the full tutorial on Fresh Crush.

5. Sewing Kit


Store all your sewing tools with this mason jar sewing kit.  Bonus that the lid doubles as a pin cushion. A low cost DIY project you can do in under an hour from Mommyzoid.

6. Crochet Mason Jar CozyLittle-Light-Crochet-Mason-Jar-Cozy-Label-1


If you like it then you better but a cozy on it!  This free crochet pattern can be whipped up quickly by the beginner crocheter from Little Light Design Collective.

7. Individual Deserts


Everything is cuter in miniature.  These easy no bake grasshopper pies are served as individual portions in mason jars. Get the recipe at A Pretty Life In The Suburbs.

8. Mason Jar Dioramas

Mason Jar Easter Craft

Entertain the kids by setting up a craft to make a simple Easter diorama.  Its cute and simple spring update on the winter snow globe. Get the details at Merry About Town.

If you don’t have any mason jars sitting around your home, these ideas could all be done using a recycled jar.

Have you made anything with a mason jar?  I would love to hear about it, so leave me a comment!



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