Mason Jar Love.

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I have long had a crush on old mason jars, especially the aqua ones. There is something about them that is just so charming. After posting about using mason jars to pack a picnic, I thought I would do a post on some different creative ways to put them to use in and around your home. The jars above look adorable in a cubby shelf and provide a pop of colour as well as some great organization.

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Use them to organize and store dry goods in your kitchen or pantry.

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Wouldn’t these jars turned candle lanterns be gorgeous at an outdoor summer wedding?

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I’m sure many of us have seen the above picture before (it’s made the blog rounds) – but still such a good idea!

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Or how about this? Family photos displayed in mason jars? Looks great to me.

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Need a cute gift idea? Give a recipe in a mason jar.

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And of course I love the classic mason jar flower vase.

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I also love this idea, a terrarium in a mason jar. It’s like looking into a beautiful miniature world.

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And whoever first thought of turning mason jars into a chandelier is a genius! This is gorgeous.

There are so many more uses for mason jars; I just needed to end this post before I really got carried away! They are both beautiful and practical. Do you use your mason jars creatively? I would love to hear any other ideas you might have! And if you are currently on the hunt for your own mason jars, Twig Home will be selling a bunch at The Old School Market this Saturday! Come say hello!!

 

2 Responses to Mason Jar Love.
  1. bethany schiedel
    May 25, 2011 | 9:23 am

    LOVE the chandelier!!

  2. Laura (sandytoz)
    September 6, 2011 | 12:26 am

    Hi Kevi,

    I too have a itsy-bitsy obsession with Mason jars!
    A few of my favorite facts for them is
    1. the smaller mouthed jars fit perfectly on a standard Oster blender fitting.
    2. both wide and standard mouthed jars can be used with a Foodsaver machine (&accessories) to vacuum pack dry goods.

    Love, Laura

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