50+ Mason Jar Decor Ideas

by Johnnie Collier

Mason jar craft ideas

75 Mason Jar Craft; The original roundup from @savedbyloves

Working on a summer wedding’s centerpieces has gotten me in a mason jar mood.  I hope you are as inspired by browsing this list as I was by making it.  I will never look at a jar the same again!  Enjoy…


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1 Roeshel February 16, 2012 at 9:35 pm

I can’t see the pictures, but what a great collection of links! Thank you so much for the shout out. ;) Great post!

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2 Katie February 17, 2012 at 11:30 am

Love this round up!

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3 Vanessa @ {nifty thrifty things} February 17, 2012 at 1:23 pm

Very inspiring round-up! :)
xoxo,
Vanessa

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4 Lauren Elise February 17, 2012 at 2:16 pm

Thank you so much for including my silhouette mason jars in your roundup! Amazing how many unique ideas can come out of one simple item.

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5 Carly @ Mason's Roost February 18, 2012 at 12:05 am

Aw, thanks for including me!

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6 Amanda February 19, 2012 at 11:18 am

Thanks so much for all three shout outs :) Really appreciate it!

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7 rebecca February 19, 2012 at 1:08 pm

So cute! Should post for baby food jars, too! We’re drowning in them. : ) P.S. word is “luminarias” for candle lanterns…

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8 Clair February 19, 2012 at 2:16 pm

Thanks for these suggestions! It’s nice to have them all in one place!
I also used an old sweater to decorate an old jar, shown here: http://thecozycondo.blogspot.com/2012/02/decorate-mason-jars-and-coffee-cans.html

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9 Wendy February 20, 2012 at 8:39 pm

LOVE,, LOVE LOVE this site! Thanks for sharing!

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10 Colleen February 21, 2012 at 10:04 pm

Love all of these ideas!!!
I blogged about this too….
Here’s the link and how to decorate with mod podge
And more to do with the jar!
http://lifesprinkledwithglitter.blogspot.com/2011/11/many-ideas-for-simple-jar.html?m=0
*Colleen

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11 Joanne February 23, 2012 at 11:10 pm

I love all of the ideas you guys have. Good! work! I will definitely pin you on pinterest! Love always
Joanne

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12 Katrina February 24, 2012 at 3:44 pm

Love this list! We use the smaller jars with silicon baby bottle sleeves as durable, non-plastic drinking glasses for our kids.

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13 Tina February 25, 2012 at 6:00 pm

Love these ideas. I am constantly looking for new ways to use my mason jars. I gave up on using expensive drinking glasses that chip and break when dropped and like Katrina we use them for drinking glasses.

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14 Dawn February 28, 2012 at 7:38 pm

These are great! You can also use these ideas to upcycle old spaghetti sauce jars. It’s much cheaper than using Mason jars, and more earth friendly!

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15 Sarah February 29, 2012 at 8:22 am

This is a great collection! I just got engaged and we’re planning an August wedding and I am planning on incorporating mason jars into the decor. These are helpful ideas!

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16 TIffany March 5, 2012 at 12:10 am

I am also loving mason jars, I am having a summer wedding reception (got married last year! LOL) BUT I am totally into the mason jars and love when I find more ideas! I love your list.
Thank you for taking the time to share what you have found!

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17 Diane March 9, 2012 at 11:46 pm

I sure do love all of these great ideas for mason jars. My only problem is, I use them for apricots, plums, and apples from our yard. And I always run out of them!!

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18 Carolyn Yarbrough March 22, 2012 at 10:01 am

Why stop at 50? You’re on a roll! Great job gathering so many to see in one place – thank you!

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19 Marva April 19, 2012 at 8:26 pm

You forgot to put Jam in one. ;-)

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20 Michelle June 24, 2012 at 8:22 am

We love the mason jar ideas…need to purchase 150-175 of them for an October wedding any sites for purchasing that are reliable?

Thanks
Michelle

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21 SavedByLoveCreations June 24, 2012 at 9:49 am

That is a great question, Michelle. I have never needed that many. We collected various mason jars from thrift stores and garage sales for a summer wedding, which worked because we had a lot of time to gather them, and we didn’t care if they were mismatched. If you want them all the same, or don’t have time to gather over several months, I found these at DollarTree http://www.dollartree.com/Kerr-Glass-Canning-Pint-Jars/p306655/index.pro. I would love you to keep us posted on what you end up doing and how it goes. Thanks for dropping by!

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22 Latisha June 25, 2012 at 10:18 am

Where do you get the wire to hang the mason jars?

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23 SavedByLoveCreations June 25, 2012 at 11:07 am

Good question, Latisha. I found mine at Joann Fabrics. I know it is also available, at least where I live, at Hobby Lobby, Michaels and even WalMart. If you can’t find it, just ask an store employee for craft wire. You could also use a wire hanger – just straighten it out and follow the instructions I linked here. Hope that helps!

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24 Barbara July 23, 2012 at 1:00 am

Thanks so much for including my Fabric Lined Mason Jars in your collection! I’m so inspired by the rest of these ideas!

Barbara @ Chase the Star

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25 Eden August 8, 2012 at 2:28 pm

Amazing list – thank you! I am obsessed with mason jars and had started my own list but this one is incredible. In fact I just added your whole blog post to my running list of mason jar ideas – you can see it here:

http://www.skinnyscoop.com/list/eden/clever-uses-for-mason-jars

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26 Liza@cheap floating candles August 17, 2012 at 4:40 pm

Your decor ideas just blowing my mind. And the ideas with floating candles are awesome.

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27 SavedByLoveCreations August 18, 2012 at 5:38 am

Thank you Liza! Floating candles are so pretty. Must go check out your site :)

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28 katie April 22, 2013 at 10:05 pm

Love this round up! I have a mason jar project to add to it… Burlap Wrapped Mason Jars! http://sewwoodsy.com/2012/02/burlap-wrapped-mason-jars.html

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29 claudio June 19, 2013 at 8:01 am

ótimas ideias eu e minha esposa vamos coloca-las em prática. Muito obrigado pelas dicas. Um abração.

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30 SavedByLoveCreations June 23, 2013 at 6:14 pm

Thank you!

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31 Becky July 19, 2013 at 7:46 am

Love this page !!!!!

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32 Kristine July 21, 2013 at 11:36 pm

Awesome collection of ideas. I will definitely share this as I know a lot of friends that would find this useful for their large collection of jars.

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