Glass mason jars have many more uses than their intended use of preserving food. While prefect for that usage, they can also provide an afternoon of crafting entertainment for children and adults and a beautiful craft to be displayed for years in your home. Try some of these easy and fun DIY mason jar crafts.
1- DIY Mason Jar Cocktail Gifts
Create a simple cocktail glass with all the ingredients tied with a bow with this mason jar cocktail gift idea craft. A jar, mini bottle of liquor, can of Coke, ribbon and scissors and straw is all you’ll need for this craft.
2- Apothecary DIY Mason Jars
Easy-to-make candy jars using mason jars and colorful candy are the perfect addition of color to a room or festive handmade gift for any occasion.
3- DIY Mason Jar Swing Kit
Turn a mason jar craft into a take-along, decorative sewing kit complete with pin cushion topo you can create other jar crafts while on the go. Find the easy-to-follow instructions here.
4- DIY Mason Jar For Beekeeping
Delicious honey and help the eco-system by using mason jars to start your own honey-producing bee colony. A little bit of wood and a dozen mason jars and you’re well on your way to creating bee keeping in mason jars.
5- Leather Cover Holder For DIY Mason Jar
Easy to make leather sleeve turns an ordinary glass mason jar into a beautiful and unique coffee mug. Fine-tune your leather working skills and please the coffee lover in your house with this craft.
6- DIY Mason Jar as a Matches container
Turn a piece of sandpaper and a mason jar into a water-proof container for matches with this simple craft idea.
7- DIY Mason Jar Organizer
Practical and pretty, use some of these unique ideas to create storage and organize your ‘stuff’ with mason jars. Create a decorative hanging rack with mason jar compartments to hold small toiletry items in style with this craft.
8- DIY Mason Jar Soap Dispenser
Create your own mason jar soap dispenser for the bathroom or kitchen with is craft idea. Make a couple so you will have some to give as gifts.
9- DIY Mason Jar Lanterns
Make your own unique mason jar candles to safely illuminate a pathway with these flame-less luminaries. Great for use as indoor night-lights for overnight house guests. (See also diy candle holder & making candles at home)
10- DIY Halloween Mason Jar Luminaries
Use mason jars as part of your Halloween decor by creating these spook-tacular flame-less luminaries that are safe for use around children and pets.
11- DIY Mason Jar Speaker
Make a set of iPhone speakers from two pint-sized mason jars that will be the envy of all your friends. Might as well use this unique craft idea to create several sets of mason jar speakers because all your friends will want a set.
12- DIY Solar Powered Mason Jar Lights
Make DIY mason jar lights with this idea for colorful mason jar solar lights. Fun to use at any type of nighttime outdoor event or just to place in your landscape to illuminate the walkway or flower garden.
13- Mason Jar Candelier
Shabby chic and fabulous are words best used to describe this craft that transforms old blue mason jars and an old chandelier into a new and unique DIY mason jar chandelier.
14- DIY Mason Jar Snow Globe
A fun mason jar decor idea or mason jar gift idea project to keep children happy and busy on those snowy days. This mason jar snow globe craft projects is simple to make and fun to share.
15- DIY Mason Jar Frames
Take a mason jar and your favorite photo and create a unique display frame with this craft idea.
16- DIY Mason Jar As a Desk Lamp
Need a unique and functional lamp for a desk? Make a mason jar light to illuminate the darkness in any room.Use this craft idea to create your own compact and portable mason jar desk lamp.
17- DIY Jar Terrarium
Even the smallest of living spaces can play host to some live greenery with these easy to create mason jar terrarium. For larger spaces, create several to display as a grouping.
18- DIY Mason Jar As a Spill Proof Glasss
This craft is a must-do for busy moms with small kids. It’s a way to make a stylish, functional and spill-proof drinking glass for your little one. Use these craft instructions to create a spill-proof glass with straw from a mason jar.
19- Colorful Mason Jar Organizer For Kitchen
Create unique kitchen organizers with mason jars that are not only functional, but decorative with this mason jar organizer craft. A little paint and chalk board labels transform mason jars into stylish kitchen organizers.
20- Gold Glitter DIY Mason Jars
Craft a glittery flower vase to display your home-grown floral blooms with this craft that takes an ordinary mason jar and glams it up with glitter. The mason jar decoration vase is even lovely without flowers inside.
21- DIY Gardener’s Hand Soap in a Mason Jar
Here is a great gift to create for the gardener on your gift list. Use this craft idea to make a mason jar soap dispenser for the gardener. Fill it will homemade soap or commercial hand soap that is strong enough to remove garden soil, but gentle enough for everyday use.
22- Mother’s Day Mason Jar Vases
Make a unique flower vase for Mom on her special day or to fill with flowers and take to a friend recovering in the hospital. This mason jar vase craft is quick and easy to make, so you can keep extra vases on hand for unexpected flower-giving occasions.