Mason jars are so fun to look at, but they also have many purposes. If you have a lot of mason jars around your home like I do, there is only one thing to do, and that’s to put them to good use. Here are 10 fantastic uses for mason jars around your house.
If you love snacks or the kids love to munch on food throughout the day, make life easier on yourself. Mason jars are awesome because they are see through and grabbing snacks is that much easier.
Mason jars make great alternatives to traditional glasses. They’re a great choice for glasses, because they have so many uses.
Planting small plants like herbs works well in mason jars. They look nice on the kitchen windowsill and keep fresh herbs handy for when you need them.
A mason jar makes the perfect vase. For all of those times you don’t have a vase on hand, just grab a mason jar. You can even add colored rocks to give the mason jar a little more personality.
This probably seems like a no brainer, but mason jars make the perfect decoration. Whether you’re decorating a nursery or just trying to add a little extra flair to your living room, mason jars are ideal for many decorating needs.
You don’t have to work really hard at making mason jars look classy, they have the potential to do that on their own. Create DIY gift jars for the people you love. You can make recipes, crafts, or just decorate a mason jar to look pretty for that ideal inexpensive gift. Here are some ideas.
DIY Personal Care Products
This sort of goes along the lines of using mason jars as a décor, but what you do now is add a little bit of your favorite scent to it. You can use essential oils to make your own room freshener in a mason jar, or you can add ingredients like herbs and citrus. Try a few scents out until you find one that you enjoy.
Keeping spare change or dollars in a mason jar is easy. Just keep a jar on your dresser, in the bathroom or wherever you tend to drop off your change and it will keep things organized and neat.
Replace Food Storage Containers
Still using Tupperware and other plastic food storage containers? Try putting your leftovers in mason jars. Not only is glass safer, but mason jars organize well in the refrigerator and you can see exactly what’s in each jar.
Finding uses for mason jars really isn’t hard. Just think of something you need a container for and a mason jar comes to the rescue.