Mason jars have been popular for years now, but some inventive new projects featuring the classic jar have been popping up recently. Here are ten of our favorite new mason jar hacks for your home.
Some days I find myself with a real need to get some creating done. This is usually when the laundry pile is the highest, the floor is in need of sweeping, and dishes still sit in the sink. Sound familiar? It is those days that I need to do something that actually gets finished, unlike that bottomless laundry pile.
That's why I love easy projects like these that can be done in minutes to break up the monotony of housework. Plus, they make the home feel a bit brighter too.
My birthday is on June 17th, which, when you're a kid, is a pretty great day for a birthday. You never have to go to school, the activity options are endless, and your party can always include a squirt gun fight.
But, each year I also get another special, seasonal gift. Even now, among the good times with families and friends, I always see the first fireflies of the year on my birthday. It started with those outdoor parties and cookouts as a kid, and continued through the bonfires of high school, the theme parks of college, and now, a quiet evening walk with the people I love the most. Perhaps I don't notice them in the days before, but every year, it just happens: the lightning bugs come out.
One thing's for sure: mason jars are awesome. They're widely available, inexpensive, and work equally well inside the kitchen and out, and their looks are oh so au currant in design mags these days.
Celeste snagged several dozens from Freecycle, and came up with two awesome projects to transform them from clear and functional to something special.
Plus, with this recipe from Our Best Bites, you can store them in the freezer and have pie whenever the mood strikes! I best they'd work equally well with savory options.
The recent influx of traditional-meets-techno LED garden lamps are fantastic, clever, and beautiful uses of technology, but there's still something special about the all analog approach, or what creator Holly calls ""instant ambiance in a jar."
Say goodbye to mystery leftovers:These collecting jars are perfect for storing excess and bulk items in the kitchen, bathroom, workspace, or office, and the dry erase surface guarantees that you'll know exactly what lies inside.
Yikes! It's a:
Follow this how-to to constantly freak yourself, and everyone else, out! I like this one, cause it's not bloody, or overtly gross. It's just scary. (Gross with a purpose?)