21 DIY Mason Jar Ideas!

Mason Jars are so versatile. You can use them for entertaining, decorating, gifts and more.

{Glitter Mason Jar Tutorial}

I’ve used Mason Jars in all kinds of craft projects. Here are some Glittered Votive Holders I made for Valentine’s Day. But you could use these for wedding table decorations or any type of party too!


I‘m sharing 21 of my favorite DIY Mason Jar ideas. Check them out…after the break!!

  • Rainbow Tinted Mason Jars 1 of 21
    This is a fresh take on Mason Jars: tint them! Follow the directions at this site to make a rainbow, or tint them only the color to match your decor. Going with turquoise this season? Go all turquoise. The possibilities are endless.
    Learn more at Say Yes to Hoboken
  • Jingle Jar 2 of 21
    This great holiday project is fun to make for your holiday decor or as neighbor gifts. Plus, with adult supervision, even your spouse kids can help!
    Learn more at The Inspired Room
  • Spring Mason Jar DIY Holders 3 of 21
    Need a dash of spring decor? This cute and easy -- and unique take -- uses Mason Jars as key elements.
    Learn more at A Diamond in the Stuff
  • Mason Jar Soap Dispenser 4 of 21
    Bought that giant jug of liquid soap from Target? But their dispensers don't match your decor? Try this fun idea for making your own dispenser -- of course, with a Mason Jar!
    Learn more at Hip Hostess
  • Mason Jar Salads 5 of 21
    This is a fun food idea for a festive dinner or for a party: mix up your salads in a Mason Jar. The colored layers are inviting and show off their freshness.
    Learn more at My Not-So-Simple Life
  • Vintage Mason Jar Photo holders 6 of 21
    This is a fun way to display your photos -- or to give a memento or keepsake as a gift! It's a unique take on photo display.
    Learn more at Happiness Is...
  • Mason Jar Party Decor 7 of 21
    If you're having a party outdoors or indoors, you can accent your decor with Mason Jars full of flowers. This fresh approach is worth reading -- check out the details and add some color to your gathering!
    Learn more at Wedding Wire
  • Mason Jar Sewing Kit 8 of 21
    Know a grad heading to college? This would make a great grad gift idea ... sewing instruction not included.
    Learn more at Anthropologie
  • Mason Jar Cupcakes 9 of 21
    What? Did I hear "cupcakes?" Well, I'm already a fan, but this is a really fun, fresh take on cupcakes that your family, guests, or self will find irresistible.
    Learn more at Postcards and Pretties
  • Layered Dip in Mason Jar 10 of 21
    The shape of a Mason Jar, as you might have guessed, lends itself well to layering food. So what's a better fit than 7-layer dip? We don't always have all 7 layers at our house, but we love it anyway -- check out this cute take on layered dip!
    Learn more at Savvy Mom
  • Pie in a Mason Jar 11 of 21
    And I thought I got excited about the cupcakes! This pie is not only tasty but its presentation in these adorable, small Mason Jars is charming! How could you resist this? Perfect for any season.
    Learn more at Tidy Mom
  • Easter Painted Mason Jars 12 of 21
    Need a quick and fun Easter craft? Try these seasonal animals painted on Mason Jars. Fill with plants, flowers, or whatever!
    Learn more at The CSI Project
  • Mason Jar Herb Planter 13 of 21
    I've learned that fresh herbs are the way to go when cooking -- if I can find them. Here's a great way to make sure you have fresh herbs at hand -- thanks to Mason Jar planters!
    Learn more at Not Just a Housewife
  • DIY Mason Jar Chandelier 14 of 21
    I love this look -- it reminds me of some of the outdoor restaurants I've visited in the southern US. And what's even better: you can make this fit your taste -- hang, space and illuminate to fit just what you like!
    Learn more at Green Wedding Shoes
  • Burlap and Doily Mason Jars 15 of 21
    Need a traditional or antique touch? These burlap and doily jars are the way to go.
    Learn more at Crafts by Amanda
  • Make a Mason Jar into a Lamp 16 of 21
    Looking for a rustic touch in your room? Try this burlap and Mason Jar lamp -- it's easy to do and doesn't involve advanced electrician skills.
    Learn more at Red Berry Barn
  • Mason Jar Plant Makeover 17 of 21
    In my garden, the garden stakes always fade by the time I actually have to harvest anything ... so I can't tell what kind of pepper I've planted! This fun idea is both attractive, adding light and sparkle to the garden, and practical, protecting those garden stakes.
    Learn more at Martha Stewart
  • Spray Paint Over Hot Glue Mason Jars 18 of 21
    Hot glue? Spray paint? Count me in, regardless of the project. But this is a super fun and easy idea -- look at the cute "love" lettering in the picture. You can do it, too -- check out the article for inspiration.
    Learn more at Pure and Noble
  • Craft Room Wall Storage 19 of 21
    Got a lot of little pieces around your craft room? Who doesn't? Check out this great idea for wall storage using Mason Jars!
    Learn more at Weeping Cherries
  • Blue Mason Jar DIY 20 of 21
    I love the blue color in these jars -- it would match so much of my decor! Give it a try -- learn how here.
    Learn more at Craftberry Bush
  • Hanging Window Mason Jar Vase 21 of 21
    This fun twist on a Mason Jar flower vase hangs it in a window -- or on whatever -- for a fresh look.
    Learn more at Garden Mama

Have YOU ever used mason jars in a DIY project? Share YOUR idea in the comments!


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