Mason jar gifts are like mini gift baskets – they can be customized according to the recipient, and the jars themselves can be reused once their contents are long gone. They make great hostess gifts, and are also perfect for teachers, neighbors and work friends. Click through to check out my top ten favorite ideas.
Just when I thought I’d seen every possible mason jar craft, I stumbled across this sweet and simple idea!
Armed with some twine, Karla from Oh So Very Pretty turned ordinary mason jars into mini planters that are perfect for air plants — or even for holding small office supplies, bathroom toiletries, etc. Check out her tutorial right here!
Add this to the list of clever ways to use a mason jar: DIY hand-poured candles. You can make them in any color or scent you want – and – they make great gifts! You can buy the wax here, and various scents here.
Jen from Something Turquoise has an incredibly detailed (and beautifully photographed) tutorial that explains everything you could possibly want to know about making your own poured candles. She even covers the best way to clean up after an afternoon spent melting wax and all that good stuff. Continue Reading
I have an oversized soft spot for simple paper crafts that yield big decor points, like these wallpaper scrap projects, for example. I’m especially excited by projects that are colorful, modern, and budget-friendly. As you can imagine, then, my love for these paper polygon vases is through the roof!
We’ve shared quite a few mason jar projects here on Curbly (did you see our roundup of 15 awesome uses for mason jars?) and we’ve even highlighted a purchasable sun jar, too. Of course, it couldn’t be too long before we found a DIYable version, right? Well, at least not if the industrious people of the Internet have their way. So, if you haven’t yet exhausted your supply of jars from all those other rad projects and are looking for a fun, eco-friendly lighting solution, read on! Continue Reading