Mason jars seem to be one of those things that collect in abundance within your cupboard. They are always handy to store household items like buttons or safety pins. I love to use them for leftover soup or chili. Many of my friends give gifts of homemade bath and body products in mason jars. And of course, they are great for canning fresh produce!
But what to do with the extra dozen jars that still remain after you organize little items and store food and craft body butter? Decorate your home with them! You can use these handy little jars in every season and every room in your home.
This Winter adorn your mantles and shelves with handmade snow globes in mason jars! Decorate your scene on the lid and then attach the “globe” jar. Couldn’t be more simple! Pass the dreary days indoors with a modern yet rustic mason jar light fixture strung over your table, or a shabby chic mason jar chandelier.
Spring means warm weather and flowers! Show off your new blooms in frosted or painted mason jars. Have more than one mason jar vase flooded with flowers? Arrange in a crate, box, or basket. Use up your teeny tiny mason jars for a wall planter. Attach with brackets and fill your little pots with your favorite plants. And if you have dozens of mini jars, you could even create a large-scale planter outside with rows and rows of mason jar pots!
Summer brings along late night gatherings and plenty of barbecues. DIY some of your mason jar collection to be fashionable and functional salt and pepper shakers, perfect for your next backyard bash. When the sun has set but the fun continues, take advantage of these simple yet great pendant mason jar lamps!
Start of the back-to-school season with chalk label mason jars, perfect for crayons, markers, or a nice teacher gift. Prepare for the colorful Autumn with metallic maple leaf mason jar vases complete with fresh wheat. And when Halloween rolls around, paint mason jar jack-o-lanterns, an amazing craft for the whole family!
Is your cabinet overflowing with extra glass mason jars? Break out of the mold and use them as decor! Whether it’s Winter or Summer, there is a perfect way to use that mason jar around your home. What are your favorite ways to use mason jars outside of the kitchen? Share your projects with us, we’d love to feature them here in Knock Off Decor!