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.
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.
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."