4 Fun Mason Jar Crafts

You can’t walk into a craft store these days without being bombarded with mason jars in all different shapes and sizes. A popular choice for meal prepping, holding flowers, and of course fruit canning, we decided to see what else we could make with mason jars. We hope you enjoy these four fun and simple mason jar crafts!

Jar-cuterie

It’s charcuterie…but in a jar! A great single option as we start entertaining in post-Covid times.

Supplies

  • Mason jars (We recommend the wide-mouthed 16oz)
  • Various fruits
  • Various cheeses (cubed)
  • Almonds
  • Dried apricots
  • Olives

Instructions

  1. Start with a base of fruits and cheeses.
  2. Use mini breadsticks and toothpick stacks to give your jar height.
  3. Fill in with smaller items like almonds and apricots.
  • Mini breadsticks
  • Salami
  • Toothpicks

Mason Jar Soap Dispenser

Cleaning your hands has never been so adorable.

Supplies

  • Mason jar
  • Soap pump
  • X-acto knife
  • Wire cutters
  • E6000 glue
  • Hammer

Instructions

  1. Use a hammer and X-acto knife to create a hole at the top of the mason jar.
  2. Use wire cutter to make the hole wider. HOT TIP: Hammer down sharp edges.
  3. Use E6000 to glue the mason jar lid together and the soap dispenser in place.

Bathroom Organizer /Laundry Room Coin Jar

Keep your counters clean with a bathroom organizer up on the wall and coins out of the washing machine.

Supplies

  • Wood
  • Mason jars
  • Hot glue gun
  • Paint (Optional)
  • Paint markers (Optional)

Instructions

  1. First, paint or stain your wood. Additionally, paint your mason jars or keep them clear.
  2. Hot glue mason jars directly to wood.
  3. Use a paint marker to write supplies or a cute phrase like “Check your pockets.”

Mason Jar Snow Globe

The joy of the holidays in a small glass jar, where you get to decide the glitter level.

Supplies

  • Mason jar
  • Mod Podge
  • Distilled water
  • Liquid glycerin
  • Hot glue gun
  • Glitter
  • Bottle brush trees + any other decorations

Instructions

  1. Coat bottle brush tress in Mod Podge to help keep their color.
  2. Fill mason jar to the top with distilled water and your preferred amount of glitter. HOT TIP: A dash of liquid glycerine will help the glitter fall slower.
  3. Hot glue trees and any other decor to bottom of mason jar lid.
  4. Slide the lid back on the jar, close it tight, and shake to see your Winter wonderland.

Would you do any of these mason jar DIYs? Any we missed? Share with us on Instagram at #craftbusters.

 

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