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Mason Jar Crafts So Cute You’ll Have to Make Them

Mason jar crafts are so popular these days – here’s a collection of ideas so you know what to do with them. There are tons of possibilities!

12 Cute Mason Jar Crafts

Mason jars are so trendy right now . . . one visit to Pinterest and you can see what I’m talking about. It’s funny because mason jars remind me of my mother canning when I was little – so it’s taken me some time to think of them as a craft supply!

Cute Mason Jars

Now that I’ve made the mental shift, I love how readily available they are, how budget friendly they are and how easy they are to decorate. So if you haven’t gotten into mason jar crafts yet, it’s time, don’t you think?

Here are 12 crafts to get you inspired – from simple to more complex. Just scroll through the list below.

Banner Lamp


I love that you can change the display in the center of this mason jar lamp depending on the season.

See how it was done at Redberry Barn

Beach Inspired


Crystal used crushed seashells and decoupage medium to make this beautiful vase.

Find the step-by-step at A Pumpkin and a Princess

Aqua Candelier


This amazing chandelier uses mason jars and tealights to make a statement.

Find out more about the project at Shabby Fufu

Fall Jars


Embellish mason jars with fabric and Mod Podge to make a fun and festive fall gift.

Find the step-by-step at Mod Podge Rocks

Flower Box


This gorgeous display is perfect for a wedding, party, or just to enjoy inside your home.

See how it was made at The Shabby Creek Cottage

Bathroom Organizer

Mason jar wall organizer for the bathroom

Keep all those bathroom supplies off of the counter with this cool wall organizer.

Get the tutorial at The DIY Playbook

Gold Painted


Pick your favorite shade of metallic spray paint and turn your mason jars into beautiful vases.

See how it was done at It All Started with Paint

Easy Painting


For instant decor, choose one of these three ways to paint your mason jar – each just takes a few minutes.

Find the how-to at She’s Kinda Crafty

Pin Cushion


Mini mason jars are perfect for turning into pin cushions – which are usedful and also provide storage below.

Learn how to do it at The Seasoned Homemaker

Herb Garden


This method is an awesome way to grow herbs – you could also use it for beautiful wall sconces.

Learn how to do it yourself at Garden Therapy

Soap Dispenser


Drill into the lid and add a soap dispenser to give a mason jar a great new purpose.

Learn how it was done at Country Living

Teacher Gift


These painted mason jars are themed just for a teacher – a pencil, ruler and chalkboard.

Get the instructions at Mason Jar Love

Did you enjoy these craft ideas? Let me know your favorite in the comments! I’d also love for you to check out this video with my tips for crafting with mason jars.

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Linda @ it all started with paint

Wednesday 23rd of October 2013

Thanks so much for featuring my gold mason jars!!! :) Linda