Living in the South, we see people using mason jars, decorating with them, or creating them into something unique that you wouldn’t have thought of. If you even wanted, you could make gifts, bake a dessert in it, or make a salad to- go in the jar! I love mason jars because they are so simple and has an earthy feel about them. When I craft with mason jars, I feel like it turns out with a southern charm. Ever thought about using mason jars, but didn’t know what to do with them? Here are 6 easy mason jar crafts that will lead you to more ideas and inspiration. If you click on the link provided for each craft, it will take you to the original blog with full mason jar craft instructions.
Top 10 Cute, Easy Mason Jar Craft Ideas
Mason jars are incredibly versatile and can be used for various crafts. Here are some creative and fun Mason jar craft ideas:
1. Spa In A Mason Jar
Having a girl’s slumber party and don’t know what to bring? Making a Spa in a Jar is perfect! You can pack all the foot essentials, nail care, and polish right into the jar and have your own spa day from the comfort of your own home. These are perfect gifts for slumber parties or for people who love relaxing and soaking their feet.
2. Mason Jar Candle Craft
Making your own mason jar candle is just so easy and putting it into a mason jar is just so cute! I love these mason jar candles as gifts!
3. Mason Jar Vases
We all see flowers pieces in mason jars at weddings and Pinterest ALL the time. How cute are these those?! I love how simple and elegant these flowers are in the mason jars. I’m sure if you arrange some flowers into a mason jar and placed them in your home it’ll be a fabulous centerpiece to your table! If you are visiting someone and want to bring flowers, why not put them in a mason jar and give it to them instead of giving them the flowers already in the bag that you bought it in.
4. Mason Jar Sugar Container
I would’ve never thought about using a mason jar as a coffee or sugar container. It makes leaving these items out on your counter just a little more bearable and cuter to leave out. It’s such a simple mason jar idea that you have to do it! A plus is you’ll have the mason jar measurements on the side of the jar!
5. Glow In The Dark Mason Jars
My favorite mason jar craft (I’m sure you’ll kids will absolutely LOVE these!!) are glow- in- the- dark mason jars. It’s such an easy and cute jar that you’ll kids have fun making. You just need to have glow- in- the- dark paint and dot them onto the jars and leave them outside for a whole day )day and night). These glow- in- the-dark mason jars can be used for so many different things! They could be used for nightlights (you would be saving on electricity here!), store cotton balls and other bathroom essentials and find them easily in the dark, or using them as decorative light centerpieces for a dinner get together outside.
6. Glitter Mason Jar Craft
You can also paint and or adhere glitter to mason jars for a cute decor piece. This glitter mason jar craft is easy to do and is great for holding anything from flowers to pens.
7. Mason Jar Toppers
Another fun mason jar craft is making decorative mason jar toppers. You might enjoy making toy top jars for your kids.
8. Mason Jar Sippy Cups
You can drill a hole in the center of the mason jar lids and use those to put straws in. I call them mason jar sippy cups. They aren’t as sturdy or as spill proof as a real sippy cup but they are kid-friendly for young kids that want a real cup but still knock it over on occasion.
9. Mason Jar Planter
Here is a nifty tutorial to show you how to make a Mason Jar Herb Planter. You can set them on the window sill or attach to a post to increase your vertical gardening space.
10. Mason Jar Bird Feeder
Here is another cool and unusual use of a mason jar- a DIY Mason Jar Bird Feeder! Just a jar, some twine, a wooden spoon, and some bird seed and you have yourself a charming attraction for birds.
Remember to get creative and personalize your Mason jar crafts to suit your style and preferences! With so many uses for mason jars and their cute outcome, have you made easy mason jar crafts before? If you have, please share your ideas! I always love to hear from you and see what crafty ideas you have!