Mason Jar Crafts: A List of 27 Easy and Creative Ideas

The greatest thing about mason jar crafts is that by nature, they are really easy to put together.  And there are so many things you can do with them!   It’s shocking the amazing things you can make with just a little bit of creativity!

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Mason Jar Crafts

Rainbow cupcake in a mason jar

Cupcakes in a mason jar.  How cute would this be for a party!?  Check out Just Easy Recipes for the tutorial.

mason jar crafts

I LOVE this idea of hanging a mason jar herb garden on the wall from Not Just a Housewife!  What an amazing way to grow your herbs indoors!

mercury glass mason jar

You can pretty much paint mason jars any colour, but check our these awesome DIY mercury glass mason jars.  You can see the tutorial at Landee See Landee Do.

mason jar center piece

And they make such a cute little centrepiece with some wild flowers in them.  So pretty for a garden party.  This particular photo is from an outdoor wedding.

mason jar candles

Another brilliant use – turn them into a hurricane lantern and add a candle.  Confessions of a Plate Addict came up with a super cute decoration for autumn.

mason jar spice rack

I’m not convinced I have 6 baking supplies that are white to fill these spice jars, but it sure makes a neat and tidy photo.  Of course you could fill them with whatever spices you want.  See the tutorial at Freckled Laundry.

mason jar twine dispenser

I’m not a big user of twine but I could totally use this concept for holding yarn.  Garden Therapy turned a mason jar into a cute little twine dispenser.

mason jar snow globes

This is so cute for the holidays and would make such an easy and fun little craft to do with kids.  Make mason jar snow globes!

metallic mason jars

I LOVE this photo from It Started With Paint. Paint your mason jars silver, line them up and check out the how amazing they look as vases.

 mason jars for graduation

Get some tassles, tie them around some mason jars and you have festive drinks decorated for a graduation party.  From The Land of the Swoo.

mason jar solar lights

Okay, this is just too cool!  DIY mason jar solar lights!  Some people are so creative!  Check it out at Garden Therapy.

mason jar mugs

Or do you want to turn your mason jars into mugs?  Find out how in this tutorial from Dollar Store Crafts.

plant marker protector

Some ideas are so simple and seem so obvious when you see them, but I never would have thought to use a mason jar to cover your plant markers in your vegetable garden.  Typical Martha Stewart.

personalized mason jars

Okay, this will link you to where you can buy these personalized mason jars, but you could totally make these yourself too.  Just google DIY etched glass.

pottery barn inspired hanging mason jars

Thrifty and Chic came up with these Pottery Barn inspired hanging mason jars.  I can totally picture these looking great at a front entrance.  Or even on a porch, lit up on a night that you are having a party.

sequin blue mason jar

Make your own sequin mason jar vase, and check out how pretty it turns out!  Here’s another one from It All Started With Paint.

wedding favour mason jars

This is another one where the link is to where you can buy these cute little mini mason jar wedding favours.  But you could just as easily make these yourself too.

another mason jar chandelier

This would be so pretty at a cottage or country home.  Hang a bunch of mason jars with candles in them for some outdoor lighting.

cake in a mason jar

The Six Sisters always have great ideas!  Bake a cake right in the mason jar for a personalized dessert.

mason jar soap dispenser

There’s something about this next one that is super simple, yet brilliant.  I could totally see myself making this mason jar soap dispenser from The Blissfully Content Life someday.

distressed mason jars

More painted mason jars!  But this time, check out the tutorial from Bargain Bound for how to get the distressed look.

mason jar travel cups with lids

I feel like this tutorial for DIY Mason Jar Lids from Clumsy Crafter will come in handy some day.  Definitely cute for a party.

fourth of july mason jars

If you are feeling particularly patient and creative, you can make these red white and blue mason jars for your fourth of july party.

laundry room mason jars

This is another cute idea, this time for mason jars for the laundry room.  Make some cute little labels and a box, and you instantly have an adorable spot for all the odds and ends you pull out of pockets.

mason jar bathroom storage

Another excellent idea – hang mason jars on the bathroom wall for personal toothbrush holders for the whole family.  So clever!  Check out the tutorial at Lolly Jane.

DIY mason jar chandelier

Now here’s an interesting idea for all you DIYers – Use mason jars on a chandelier like this one from Marty’s Musings.

mason jar drink cups

And finally, make your own mason jar drink cups.  I love the personalized labels on these and the striped straws.  Such a cute idea kids!  See the tutorial at Ginger Snap Crafts.

Who knew there were so many things you can do with mason jars!?  There are so many great ideas in this list that I wouldn’t even know where to start!  Which idea do you think you’d make first?

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  • Lolly Jane

    Great roundup, Debbie! Thanks for including us (:

  • Jill

    i thought those were great ideas! Where do I buy nice quality plain mason jars?

  • mirandakay

    Those are great ideas! I will have to try some.

  • Stacy

    Visiting from Share It Link Party. LOVE LOVE LOVE mason jars! I’ve already used a few of these ideas, but some are new. Thank you!!! We’re working on a mason jar chandelier right now. :-)

  • clumsycrafter

    Thanks for sharing my Mason Jar Lid Project!

  • Linda

    Thanks so much for including my mason jar projects in your AWESOME round-up!!! Pinning for future craft and project ideas!

    :) Linda
    (Also from it all started with paint!)

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  • Kim-Too Much Time On My Hands

    Fun roundup-love mason jars!

  • Deborah Owen

    I so LOVE Mason Jars!

  • Jennifer Neill

    My fave is the bunch of jars with candles inside!

  • Raj @Pink Chai Style

    What a great round-up! I’m going to try the spray painted metallic ones this week, will make such a great fresh flower display for the kitchen table!

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  • Mackenzie- Cheerios and Lattes

    So many great ideas; I love them all! Featuring you this week on Saturday Show & Tell! :)

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