20 Decorative Mason Jar Crafts

There never seems to be shortage of mason jars around. Whether they are old jam jars or pasta sauce jars, there always seems to be an abundance of glass jars in my home. With a great rustic look, they’re a useful thing that can be easily be repurposed into great decorative items.  Here are 20 fun and creative mason jar crafts to decorate your home.

1. Mason Jars and Palette Storage Unit

20 creative mason jar ideas - pallet mason jar storage

Mason jars attached to hanging wall are pallets make a great decorative element that is functional as well. You can use them to hold office supplies, kitchen ware, bathroom essentials, flowers and other various such things. Source: http://palletfurnitureplans.com

2. Decorative Mason Jars with Blue Patina

20 Creative Mason Jar Crafts - Decorative Blue Patina Jars

How gorgeous is this? These decorative mason jars have a fantastic aged look to them – easily create this patina look simply using reactive paint. Source: Suburble

3. Mason Jar Hanging Lights

20 Mason Jar Crafts - DIY hanging lights

With a few tools and some materials from the lighting repair section of a hardware store, you can turn a mason jar into a pendant light fixture. Source: Pinterest

4. Decorative Mason Jars with Textured Typography

20 Easy Mason Jar Crafts - Decorative Textured Typography Jars

Make these decorative mason jars with typography was created using foam letters as well as puff paint. Source: The Lettered Cottage

5. Mason Jar Sewing Kit

20 creative uses for mason jars - DIY sewing kit

Keep all your sewing supplies organized by storing it in a mason jar. Check out this tutorial to add a handy little pin cushion to the top! Souce: Funky Time

6. Frosted Mason Jar Vase

20 Mason Jar Ideas - Frosted mason jar vase

Make this cute mason jar vase with frosted glass spray paint. Source: Today’s Creative Blog

7. Floating Candle Mason Jar Decor

20 ideas to reuse mason jars - Floating candle decor

Create beautiful decor with some mason jars filled with water, clear rocks and a floating candle. Source: Emmaline Bride

8. Mason Jar Hanging Vases

20 Mason Jar Ideas - Decorative Hanging Vases

Add a handmade touch to wedding decor with these mason jars repurposed as hanging vases for wedding isle decor. Source: Wedding Chicks

9. Mason Jar Soap Dispensers

20 Awesome Mason Jar Crafts - Easy soap dispenser

Give your kitchen some style with Mason Jar Soap Dispensers! They’re inexpensive to make and brings the perfect vintage touch to your space. Source: Love Grows Wild

10. Cute Mason Jar Landscape

20 decorative mason jar ideas - moss landscape

Create this adorable plush landscape with some moss and a cute little animal figurine. Source: Etsy

11. Mason Jar Lanterns

20 decorative mason jar ideas - mason jar lanterns

Make these beautiful DIY mason jar lanterns with gold puff paint and glass paint. Source: Pinterest

12. Chalkboard Mason Jar Candle Holders

20 DIY mason jar crafts - Chalkboard mason jar candle holders

Make these adorable chalkboard mason jar candle holders with some chalkboard spray paint and chalk. Source: Love Heart Weddings

13. Mason Jar Spice/Ingredients Organizer

20 creative ways to reuse Mason Jars - Pantry Organizer

Store your spices and baking ingredients in mason jars to help keep your pantry organized. Source: Hot Polka Dot

14. Spa In a Jar

20 creative ideas with mason jars - spa in a jar

Make this adorable little gift set with all your mani pedi essentials. Source: The Gunny Sack

15. Mason Jar Table Lanterns

20 Mason Jar crafts & ideas - table lanterns

These darling jar lanterns are perfect for table decor, weddings, parties, and more! They are safe indoors or out. Source: Simply Kierste

16. Mason Jar Yarn Dispenser

20 Useful Mason Jar Ideas - Yarn dispenser

Tired of the tangle? Use mason jars to make these simple, quick ideas to organize yarn and twine. Source: P&G Everyday

17. Mason Jar Aquarium

20 Mason Jar Craft Ideas - Mason Jar Aquarium

Make this adorable little mason jar aquarium! Source: Hello Wonderful

19. Fireflies in a Jar

20 Easy Mason Jar Crafts - Fireflies in a jar. Simply dot on glow in the dark paint!

Dot on glow in the dark paint to create the illusion of fireflies in a jar! Source: From Panka with Love

20 .Mason Jar Drinking Glasses

20 Ways to reuse mason Jars - Drinking glasses

By adding a few small details to mason jars, they suddenly become fabulous drinking glasses that are easily personalized. Source: Home Talk

Feel inspired? I will never look at a jar the same again!
Happy Crafting!

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20 Decorative Mason Jar Crafts



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  • Tara @ Surburble
    February 18, 2014

    Thanks for featuring my mason jars! This is a fabulous round-up!

    • Eileen
      February 18, 2014

      Thanks Tara! Your mason jars are gorgeous, I can’t wait to try it!


      • Mama to 5 Blessings
        January 14, 2015

        What great suggestions. I am boring I use mine to drink out of apparently I need to be more creative. I must try some of these!

  • Mari
    February 27, 2014

    What a wonderful share!!!!

    • Eileen
      February 28, 2014

      Glad you enjoyed it 🙂

  • Florence
    March 12, 2014

    Everything looks great except for the fish container… can you maybe use the bigger mason jars? The poor fish had 1 inch to “swim” around in!

    • Eileen
      March 17, 2014

      Oh I think it was just a faux aquarium for kids to make. I agree, it would be very cruel to keep a fish in a mason jar like that!

  • Tonia@thegunnysack
    March 24, 2014

    Thanks for sharing my jars!

  • jenlastinger
    January 14, 2015

    Great collection of ideas! There are so many uses for mason jars, I always keep some around the house. I would like to try several of the ideas you posted. I really liked the fireflies one!

  • Tracy Iglesias
    January 14, 2015

    You are seriously like the ‘mason jar’ whisperer or something, GREAT ideas!!! and my favorite, sipping Southern Inspired Cocktails in mine! LOL 🙂

    Tracy @ Ascending Butterfly

  • Jennifer
    January 14, 2015

    These are all wonderful ideas. I love the brush holders!

  • Heather - MOHTH
    January 14, 2015

    Oh my gosh! I love the mason jars on the wall like that! I gotta find a way to do that!! Love it!

  • michele d
    January 14, 2015

    Wow! This is so interesting and gives me so many ideas. I don’t actually own a mason jar but I really love what people can do with them. Kinda Jealous! lol

  • Jennifer Juro
    January 14, 2015

    I love the idea of using it to hold sewing supplies!! I use mine to use home made spice mixtures like taco seasoning and to hold muffin liners in the cabinet. I love the bathroom organization too I may have to try that out!

  • Cassie Tucker
    January 14, 2015

    I love mason jar crafts, they always turn out so great, and you chose some great ones. As a beauty blogger my favorite one is the top one!

  • Rashell Abril
    January 14, 2015

    For me, the idea of Mason Jar Hanging Lights is very clever. I love how you transformed it into a stylish and elegant hanging light. Great!

  • Courtney
    January 14, 2015

    Omg so loving all these mason jar ideas!!! I love crafting with mason jars!!! I just did during Christmas and probably will again for valentines day 🙂

  • Rebecca Swenor
    January 15, 2015

    These are some amazing crafts to do with mason jars. I so love the decorated mason lanterns which are just totally gorgeous. Thanks for sharing.

  • Mia Myrabev
    January 15, 2015

    These are all amazing ways to use mason jars, i have a few that have been keeping but not done anything with so bookmarking this post to grab some ideas later

  • Jennifer Pritchard
    January 15, 2015

    Woah! Did you think of all of these ideas?! I’m so impressed. I especially love the acquarium 🙂

  • Prototype Mama
    January 15, 2015

    I am so addicted to mason jars. I use them for everything from holding office supplies to eating my salads and yogurt from.

  • Lisa Rios
    January 16, 2015

    What a great crafty idea! I really love this Mason jar crafts. You have great creativity. I am wondering, how you are able to do so many varieties in this. Mason jar Lanterns and Firlines in a Jar are the ones I like the most. Thanks for sharing.

  • Krystal
    January 17, 2015

    I have used them for so many things! I love decorating with them or using them as glass jars for crafts.

  • Diana
    May 5, 2015

    I wish it showed the top angle of jar, with light installed . Newbie, do not sure how black bulb holder replaces life insert.

  • Amanda Thomas
    May 11, 2015

    Very creative. Will try some of these!

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