Mason Jar Uses Archive

Baby Announcement

There’s a lot of creative ways couples are announcing their new babies to the world, here’s one we came up with using mason jars. We

Saving Paint

When you choose a special color to paint a room in your house, you inevitably end up with extra paint left over at the

Grain Sprouter

In an effort to increase the healthfulness of grains, cutting edge foodies are taking the time to sprout them. There is some evidence that


It’s hard to resist collecting shells at the beach, but unfortunately they often just sit around in a Ziploc bag adding to the clutter.

Tea Light Candle Holder

My wedding was a few weeks ago. You’ll be happy to know that I put my money where my blog is and used mason

Sewing Kit

We’ve had many sewing kits gifted to us over the years, always in little cloth or plastic bags that we end up losing. Seems

Garden Lighting

Here’s some ultra classy mason jar path lights. You can make your own mason jar garden light with the following: Stiff wire Garden hook

Cocktail Shaker

This is the next in an awfully long series on alcoholic uses for mason jars. The mason jars on this site are obviously not your grandma’s

Mason Jar Matchbook

Ever notice that the box matches come falls apart instantly once it gets a little bit wet? Or that it loses its structural integrity

Pincushion Lid for Mason Jar

A few of you asked about how to make the pincushion lid on the mason jar sewing kit. Well lucky for you I’ve found a great tutorial.

Mason Jar Martini Glass

By now everyone has seen mason jar wine glasses in stores, usually up near the register where they put impulse buys. But what about


I’ve seen serious gardeners use a casserole dish as a greenhouse to save a struggling plant. Of course, a large mason jar will work

Mason Jar Whipped Cream (in Blender)

We used to make whipped cream in a big bowl with an electric hand mixer, but I’m happy to announce that now we have

Mason Jar Halloween Decorations!

This great idea comes from Lucy who says “It’s a great way to use spare mason jars around halloween!” Pint-sized mason jars form these

Hummingbird Feeder

A reader sends in this very clever hummingbird feeder from Perky Pet. It’s made in the mason jar style which makes it great if