(with or without lids)
You can simply store jars on a shelf, filled with craft supplies.
Fill jars with lemonade, iced tea or other drink, attach a jar lid and take along for a picnic. Use
for every day drinking.
(Link for this project is not longer available)
Directions for making a hanging lamp using a mason jar - http://dailyemerald.com/2012/08/27/diy-making-a-hanging-mason-jar-lamp/
For a counter top lamp with lamp shade, visit this site for directions: http://www.colormeglamorous.com/2011/11/diy-mason-jar-lamp.html
Store butter inside a canning jar and place in cooler with ice.
The jar keeps the butter safely contained, easy to use, and helps it last longer.
Use it to pack coffee grounds, dish soap, dry laundry soap or any other
item that needs stored securely for camping. Bring along canning jars filled
with a favorite beverage, scrambled eggs, or pancake mix.
24. Use as a Money Holder
25. Store collections.
Store small collections such as buttons, seashells, rocks, keys or other
small items. Display the jars on shelves.
26. Water Container
Fill jars with water, add the lid, and take along for pets while traveling or walking.
27. Table Center Piece Holders
Fill with colored sand, dried flowers, fresh flowers,
fruit, lollipops, licorice, or other decorative items.
Write several chores for kids on scraps of paper.
Place them inside the jar,and have each child
pick from jar to complete chores.
29. Journal Prompt Jar
Write or type several journal prompts and cut to separate them individually.
Fold them up, and place them into a canning jar.
Simply pull one for writing motivation or idea.
30. Straw Holder
Fill a canning or mason jar with straws.
Coffee stir sticks can fit nicely into one, cover with a lid, and store in
a kitchen cupboard.
31. Freezer Container
Reuse canning jars to store fresh snipped, washed and dried (flash frozen or
simply air dry) green onions and chives
32. Store Leftover Coffee
Pour cooled, leftover coffee into a canning jar and place it in the fridge to make iced coffees for a treat later.
33. Use to Store Goat's Milk After Milking