Saturday, June 18, 2011

My Favorite Things - Mason Jar Revival

My friend, "L", recently asked on Facebook…”Should I really buy another mason jar?” As if it were really a question!

Here's a small collection of DIY mason jar projects I’ve found most inspiring lately. If you have a ’must see’ mason jar project, leave a comment at the end of this post with the website so we can all check it out.

Have a seat in the blue velvet chair, relax, and enjoy the show!

Who can resist these cookie mix cuties - spotted at Bakerella.

These mason jar meals are perfect for picnics - spotted at The Decorated Cookie.

They call this one the redneck wine goblet. I'm pretty sure someone out there in blogland can pimp this up into something better! As seen on Random Good Stuff.

Away from the kitchen and on to the home decor. You've probably seen this little blue chica out there already. The perfect clean-up for country chic homes - spotted at Heather Bullard.

It's simple and effective - as seen at Napa Style.

It's no wonder this beauty is for sale at Etsy. BootnGus calls it 'Stardust'.

This casual chandelier was used in a wedding tent, but would be fab in a dining room as well. Spotted at Beth Helmstetter Events

Wow! As seen on Apartment Therapy.

Melissa's Greetings made this lamp inspired from The Big-Ass Book of Crafts.

They were just experimenting and ended up with this little wall light gem - at Kelly + Olive.

I think I would have preferred that all the jars were the same size, but kudos to Liz Marie for this project.

I love the pop of color on these painted jars-turned-vases - as seen on Joy's Hope.

Birthdays, weddings, in a jar would be a fun touch at any special occasion - spotted over at Oh Lovely Day.

I love this pin cushion from Andy Rubio. I wonder when he'll be back from fishing.

Now let's turn our attention from indoors - to outdoors. may not be for the outdoors, but it is photographed outdoors. This jar-bottom necklace pendant is from Bottled Up Designs.

These halloween luminaries made from mason jars make me smile - thanks to Crafts by Amanda.

Featured at Concrete & Lullabies, courtesy of Love Life Images, these wedding flower displays are simple and effective.

There's a tutorial for making these mason jar outdoor lanterns over at Chez Beeper Bebe.

And finally, wouldn't you just love to have this stash from Collectors Weekly so that you could try all of the projects above???

Make sure to check out my Pinterest Mason Jar Board because there's lots more to see where this came from!!!  Do you have one of your own? Or one that you've been inspired by lately? Post a link in the comments so we can all have a look.

Until next time...

p.s.  If you enjoyed this post, I hope you'll become a follower of my blog and a fan on FB.


  1. I love all of those photos! Now I'm definitely going to by that case I saw for $8! My favorite one is the mason jars hanging from the fence.

  2. Jackie - you better run and get that case...can't wait to see what you do! The fence ones look nice and easy.

  3. Oh my goodness - some amazing ideas there! Thanks for finding them all and sharing!

    Just stopped by to let you know that I featured your fingerprint people on my round tuit post this week!
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    Thanks again for linking up! Hope you have a great week!
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  4. What a fabulous collection of mason jar ideas! I have always had a soft spot for mason jars. Thanks for sharing such a great round up.

  5. Love every single idea! I've been collecting used jars and I'm kind of out of new ideas... so thank you for the inspirations!

  6. mason jars are so cute !! your ideas make them even more awsome !! thanks for sharing

  7. Wow! I really like the 2 light fixtures from Apartment Therapy and the Beth Helmstetter. Wonder if I could pull them off...:P

    Thanks for visiting and following my blog, and for your nice comment about our ottoman! Good luck with finding legs for YOUR ottoman (and finishing it within the year--totally sounds like me--I have too many projects going at once!) And definitely share it when you're done; I'd love to see it! :)

  8. Oh, I just love mason jars. The soap pump is fantastic.
    This is a great blog- I'm loving it and now following it:)

  9. Wow! Great ideas!
    Lately, I have been gifting jars of my homemade granola.
    Idea seems to be well received!

  10. Michael, it was this post and another about repurposing pallets (which are ABUNDANTLY available to me through my job!) that made BVC one of my favorite blogs. THANKS so much for stopping by, I appreciate it! Take care!


  11. Great time checking out your mason jar crafts! Nice job!

  12. Mason Jars, love them, never thought to paint them! Doing that this morning! What a fantastic idea!

  13. Just picked up a case at the habitat restore for $5!

  14. Great ideas! I used mason jars filled with daiseys for wedding reception center pieces.

  15. love!
    This post is mentioned on my FB page.

  16. I like the idea that you can use the jars for picnics. I never thought about that before!!

  17. very nice thank you so much
    happy nice day ^^


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