Yarns, beads, googly eyes, and stickers — they’re among the materials that many of us frequently use for crafting. It’s also no secret that some items from the kitchen, such as mason jars, can be used for crafting too. Have you tried crafting with mason jars? Here are some ideas you can try out if you haven’t yet.
Mason jar magnetic storage
Save counter space by ‘hanging’ mason jars from magnetic lids!
Who doesn’t love glitter? And who wouldn’t love decorated mason jars? Both of them make everyone happy!
So why not have glitter displayed in your home via some mason jars? Dazzle them up then use them as a flower vase, craft supply holder, utensil holder, and more. Here’s how.
‘Stained glass’ mason jars
With just a couple of supplies and tools, you can transform an ordinary mason jar into a beautiful faux-stained glass vessel.
You can use it as a vase, candle holder, and more. What’s amazing is you can also add lights to these mason jar centerpieces or vases. Here’s the tutorial.
Chalk paint mason jars
If you’re looking for painted mason jar ideas, try using chalk paint.
Chalk paint is so fun to use! It comes in spray paint form so it’s super easy to apply too.
Spray it on mason jars to give them a rustic-chic look that’s perfect for home decor. The Painted Hinge has a tutorial.
Mason jars for decorating: Photo lid magnets
These adorable magnets make a wonderful gift idea or just a sweet craft to do with the little ones. Use family photos to create magnets from mason jar lids! Find the step-by-step instructions here.
If knitting and crocheting are one of your hobbies, use those skills to crochet covers for mason jars that take them to the next level.
These are beautiful not only for decor, but you could use them to store knitting needles! Here are the tutorial and patterns.
Cooking utensil holder
Many people like to keep their cooking utensils at arm’s reach, storing them on the countertop.
Add some personality to the utensil holder by painting a big mason jar and using some twine, ribbon, or string. Here’s a tutorial.
Hanging bathroom organizer
If you love farmhouse-style decor, this is the perfect project for your bathroom.
Organize cotton swabs, cotton balls, makeup brushes, and more with this adorable DIY idea. Here are the instructions.
Salt and pepper shakers
These salt and pepper shakers might be the cutest craft for the kitchen. You could also store these right on the dining room table, your guests will love them.
Plus? They’re so simple and easy to make – here’s how.
Crafting with mason jars: Beach memory jar
Everyone loves visiting the beach! The next time you take a trip to the sandy shore, collect some sand and seashells, put them in a mason jar, then mark the date and place them on the bottom.
You can look back and remember the trip forever! Here are some tips and tricks.
Glow-in-the-dark mason jars
If you want to achieve mason jar crafts with lights without worrying about electricity, this is for you. These super cool glow-in-the-dark mason jars are super easy to make and are perfect for kids.
They make great nightlights! Find the full tutorial here.
Decorative mason jar: Hanging garden lights
Pick up a few feet of small chain at the hardware store and turn small mason jars into adorable candle lights for your garden.
How gorgeous would these look during an evening BBQ? Find out how to make them here.
Earlier, we showed you how to make a bird feeder using the lid of the mason jar, but there is another way to utilize the entire jar itself!
It’s going to take a couple of tools and supplies, but it’s so adorable! Here’s how to make it.
The versatility of mason jars is indeed amazing. Aside from being a useful storage, it can also add colors and beauty to your home with the help of these hacks. Likewise, we hope that these ideas for crafting with mason jars will empower you to explore your creative juices.
H/T: Country Living