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Stars & Stripes Mason Jars

It’s hard to believe that in just two months times, it will be Memorial Day. The official kick-off for summer. The official kick-off of barbecue season ... and the official kick-off of the red, white, and blue holiday season! First Memorial Day. Followed by Fourth of July. And rounding out the … [read more...]

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Spring Mason Jars & Caddy

Sure, eight inches of snow may have been dumped on Chicago yesterday …   but that doesn’t mean I’ve stopped dreaming of Spring. In fact, even more so now!   And these pretty pastel chalky painted mason jars in this pretty homemade caddy were just what I needed to keep that … [read more...]

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Easter in Mason Jars

Sharing a collection of Easter craft and food ideas using mason jars, including: 1. Mason Jar Lemon Meringue Pies at It All Started With Paint 2. Easter Bunny Basket from Nest of Posies 3. Easter Trail Mix at The NY Melrose Family 4. Mason Jar Easter Chick at Shaken Together 5. Pink Peeps Bunny … [read more...]

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Easter Egg Mason Jars

It feels like forever since I’ve created a mason jar craft here for you all. And yet, each and every day I’m working with mason jars to fulfill Etsy shop orders. At any point in time, there are upwards of 40-50 jars in various stages of paint and drying and distressing and sealing and packing and … [read more...]

mason jar craft for Easter

Duck Egg Mason Jar

You know how I often times say “why didn’t I think of that” when sharing mason jar crafts projects here with you? Well this is one of those times …   I got so excited when I spotted this speckled egg mason jar. Like jumping up and down excited! Because I cannot believe how utterly … [read more...]

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Mason Jar Easter Basket

I’ll admit: I’m not a fan of peeps. To eat, that is …   unlike me brother-in-law who can’t get enough!   But to look at? I love them. They are just so cute in all their pastel covered sugar glory!   And putting them in a Easter basket crafted from a mason jar? … [read more...]

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Easter Chick, Bunny, Bird Jars

With this darling Easter craft idea, less is definitely more …   I just love the simplicity of the adorable chick, bird, and bunny faces on these painted mason jars.   Too cute!   How fun would these be looking down at you from an Easter-themed mantel? Or to give as … [read more...]

mason jar craft ideas for Easter

Bunny Silhouette Jar

  This bunny silhouette mason jar for Easter is nothing short of adorable!   And you know the best part? You don’t need a fancy, expensive vinyl cutter to create this look. That’s right! The creative blogger at Artzy Creations has a genius idea for you. Complete with one of … [read more...]

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Bird’s Nest Cupcakes

Can I share something with you all? These bird’s nest cupcakes in a jar from the At The Picket Fence bloggers was the whole launching pad for me crafting and creating projects with mason jars.   I kid you not.   You see, I had injured my finger. Requiring surgery. And months of … [read more...]

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Easter Jar Vases

You know those ideas that you clunk your head and go “why didn’t I think of that?”   Well, these colorful yarn wrapped Easter egg jars provoked one of those moments.   How could I have not thought of this genius? So simple. So effective. So colorful!   A perfect … [read more...]

Easter craft with mason jars

Bunny Topped Jars

I’m a huge fan of animal topped jars. I’ve even made a few of my very own. Some dinosaurs. Some ponies …   and when I spotted these bunny topped jars, I fell in love!   How perfect would these be to house some Easter candy. And treats? Such a fun gift idea …   And … [read more...]

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St. Patrick’s Day Craft Ideas

There’s still time to show your Irish pride (or pretend to be Irish if you’re not) with some fun St. Patrick’s Day mason jar crafts, décor, and gift ideas. I’ve rounded up 8 ideas complete with tutorials (and even some free printables). Go Irish!   1. Shamrock Bouquet from Sweet and … [read more...]

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Rainbow Salad in Jar

While this rainbow salad in a mason jar isn't really a St. Patrick's day idea, it reminded me of pots of gold ...   found at the end of an Irish rainbow!   And while foods associated with St. Patrick's Day typically involve corn beef and cabbage and boiled potatoes ... and not … [read more...]

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Shamrock Bouquet

Sometimes I love crafts that are done ON mason jars. And then there are times I love crafts that are displayed IN mason jars ...   like this darling paper shamrock bouquet ...   displayed in a mason jar.   So simple.   So subtle.   So perfect to … [read more...]

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Pot O Gold Mason Jar

In keeping with our St. Patrick's Day Pot O'Gold theme this week, I came across this adorable mason jar pot of gold at the end of the rainbow gift idea ...   and knew I had to share it with you all here!   So easy to make. Paint. Check. Chocolate coins. Check. Free Printable … [read more...]