Who doesn’t love the look of mason jars? Nowadays, mason jar crafts are everywhere. Mason jars always look amazing and they are super easy to copy.
I recently added some mason jar lighting to my outdoor arches and small jars to my trees. I am loving the romantic vibe that these easy mason jar projects have given to my outdoor space.
Here are some more awesome Mason Jar DIYS for you to try.
I have separated these out into:
- Mason Jar Lighting
Mason Jar Lighting
There is just something indescribable about a Mason jar that is warmly glowing. Whether in be in your backyard, your nursery or living room. Mason jar lights are something that you will want to have around you in abundance. Here are some DIY Mason jar light ideas for you to try.
1. DIY Mason Jar Mod Podge Lantern
Light up the room with this beautiful and colorful Mod Podge Mason jar lantern. This mason jar is simply Mod Podged with small tissue paper squares. When it is dry and a light is added, it will shine through the tissue paper adding a colorful glow. Check out the tutorial here.
2. Create a Solar Powered Nightlight
These Mason jars are made from a dissembled solar light and are colored with tinted Mod Podge. These are perfect for your kids room, and they won’t have to remember to turn them off! Check out how here.
3. Create a Glitter Fairy Lantern
This mason jar has a sparkly glittery bottom and a candle that makes it look like it’s from a fairy tale. Check out the tutorial here.
4. Make a Glowing Mermaid Lantern
These lanterns are so amazing! By lightly spray painting your jars and adding either paper cutouts or vinyl mermaid cutouts, you have an instant Mermaid in a jar. Check out the tutorial here.
5. Tissue Paper Lantern Mason Jar
This little Mason jar is uses Mod Podge and tissue paper to create a cute romantic candle holder. Check out how here.
6. Create a Glowing Mason Jar Aquarium
This DIY Mason jar aquarium is perfect for the kids and is so cute! Simply use a submersible LED Light in the bottom of your jar, add fish gravel and an aquarium plant and you have the cutest little aquarium ever. Check out the tutorial here.
7. Create Mason Jar Lights with Doily’s
These Mason jar lights shine through a burlap doily. I love the texture of the burlap and the romantic lighting that these Mason jars give off. See how to do this here.
8. Make a Beaded Mason Jar Chandelier
This chandelier is so amazing with beautiful colored beads. I love the Boho vibe that this gives off and it is enhanced with a cute tealight. See the tutorial here.
Mason Jar Home Decor
From signs to soap-pumps, there is a Mason jar solution for anywhere in your home. Check out these Mason jar ideas that will add that Farmhouse feel to your home decor.
9. Create a Mason Jar Snow-globe
This Mason Jar snow globe can hold goodies and has a cute snow globe on the lid. The snow globe is made from half of a clear plastic Christmas globe ornament. Check out the tutorial here.
10. Or Create a Glitter Globe
This Mason jar snow-globe (or glitter globe) holds your favorite fairy, some water and lots of glitter. See how to assemble them here.
11. Kitchen Mason Jar Utensil Holder
This mason jar is beautifully painted and adds the perfect accent to your kitchen. Simply paint your mason jar with chalk paint, rough it up and add a pretty ribbon around the lip. Check out the tutorial here.
12. Make a tissue Holder out of a Mason Jar
This Mason jar tissue holder is perfect for holding your tissues in a stylish way. I know that just by having my tissues in this jar, I would already feel a bit better. Check out the tutorial here.
13. Paint a Mason Jar that Doesn’t Chip
Here is another Kleenex holder mason jar, with an added tutorial on how to paint your jar so it doesn’t chip. Since mason jars are glass, it is very easy to rub off the paint. By doing multiple coats and adding Poly-acrylic to your project, you will have a chip free mason jar. See the entire tutorial here.
14. Mason Jar Snow-globe Soap pump
This Mason jar soap pump uses clear soap and has a neat snow globe effect. Simply add your decorations to the jar base along with some glass pebbles, then add clear soap and a soap pump. See the tutorial here.
15. Create a Unique Mason Jar Mug
This Mason jar drinking glass has a gorgeous glitter heart stencil. All you need is some dishwasher safe Mod Podge and some red glitter. Check out the easy tutorial here.
16. Make a Mason Jar Cake Plate
This cake plate uses a Mason jar as the base, The best part is that the jar can be filled with customizable decorations, so your party can truly be one of a kind. Check out the post here.
17. A Simple Mason Jar Soap Pump
This easy DIY will show you precisely how to make a Mason jar into a soap pump. Check out how here.
18. Make a Mason Jar Candle
Here is an easy (and genius) idea for your left over Mason jars. Melt some wax, add a wick and viola! Instant Mason Jar candle! See how here.
19. Wrap a Mason Jar in Jute
This Mason jar succulent planter has jute rope glued around it. This gives it a warm, natural look. Not only is it gorgeous, but it is so easy to make. See how here.
20. Create 3D Photo Frames with Mason Jars
These Mason jar photo frames open up a whole new way to display your photos. By adding your family photos to Mason jars, not only are you creating a focal point for your home, but also get to relive all of your happy memories. See how here.
Mason Jar Storage
If it is small enough to fit in a Mason jar, it will look amazing stored in one. I store cotton balls an Q-tips in Mason jars in my bathroom, and buttons and office supplies in my craft room. Check out these handy ideas for storing things in jars.
21. Laundry Room Mason Jar Change Holder
This cute mason jar sign is perfect for your laundry room wall and (bonus) it will earn you money! Simply paint a wood plank, snag the cut file and attach the mason jar. See the tutorial here.
22. Mason Jar Dog Treat Holder
Mason jars can seriously be used for everything. Check out his easy mason jar tutorial for holding dog treats.
23. Glittery Mason Jar Money Holders
This is a super stylish way to save for that next big vacation or home renovation. These super sparkly jars will make you feel rick just by looking at them! Simply spread your glue and add some fine glitter. After these are sealed, you will have the most beautiful way to hold your savings.
24. Store your Boxtops
This Mason jar is perfect for storing your collection of Boxtops! I love that she used a Parmesan Cheese lid on the Mason jar to make it really easy to open and close. Check out the tutorial here.
25. Mason Jar Piggy Bank
This mason jar piggy bank is the perfect DIY for your little one. Just have them decorate and paint the mason jar however they want and cut a slit in the lid for easy money storage.
Mason Jar Planters and Vases
Mason jars make the simplest and prettiest vases and planters. Check out these easy DIY Mason jar planter ideas.
26. Paint a Gingham Design Mason Jar Vase
By painting a jar white and then simply adding some yellow lines, you will have the cutest ever plaid Mason jar vase. See the instructions here.
27. Decorate your Mason Jar with Duck Tape
Duck tape really is for everything, including Mason jars! Simply wrap your favorite patterned Duck tape around a mason jar and you have an instant eye catching vase! Check out the tutorial here.
28. DIY Unicorn Mason Jar Planter
This Mason jar is painted white and decorated to look like a unicorn. Then real or fake succulents are added to create a truly original planter. Check out the tutorial and download the unicorn file here.
29. Mason Jar Craft: Mounted Planters
These Mason jar planters are mounted to a wooden board. Add your choice of plant and you have an instant mounted jar planter. See how here.
30. Make a Pineapple Mason Jar Succulent Planter
This yellow roughed up Mason jar looks just like a pineapple with it’s cute little succulent on the top! Learn how to make this cute planter here.
31. Why not start a Whole Fruit Collection?
Speaking of Mason jars disguised as fruit, these painted Mason jars will give you more inspiration and create a whole collection of fruit decorated Mason jars. See how here.32. Use Mason Jars as a Centerpiece
This center piece is made out of Rosemary, orange slices and cranberries. Everything is floated in water and a tea light is added to the top. These Mason jar centerpieces are perfect for formal and casual get-togethers. Check out the tutorial here.
33. Thing One and Thing Two Mason Jars
These Dr. Suess Mason jar crafts are so adorable. They are perfect for your kids or teachers. They are painted with acrylic paint and use blue tulle for the hair. Check out the step by step here.
34. Unicorn Mason Jars
This unicorn Mason jar is right up my alley! This Mason jar uses tulle for the hair and is painted from the inside of the jar. Check out the tutorial here.
35. Create a Lego Man out of a Mason Jar
I can’t believe how much Mason jars look like Lego men! This DIY Lego man mason jar is perfect for parties, see how to do this mason jar craft here.
36. Pokemon Poke-Ball Mason Jar
This Pokemon Mason jar is perfect for your Pokemon birthday party. Simply grab some red and white M&Ms to add to your Poke-ball decoration. Check out the easy tutorial here.
Make the Most out of the Lid
Mason jars can be used for so many things, but have you thought about the lids? Here are a few cute and easy Mason Jar lid ideas for you to try!
37. Mason Jar Lid Photo Magnet
This Mason jar lid can hold any of your favorite photos in a unique and stylish way. Simply add you photo to the lid and attach a magnet to the back. You will have a work of art in no time! See how here.
38. Add Some Faux Leather to your Lid
Mason jars are great for storing supplies, but by adding a pop of color to lids, they become extraordinary. By using faux leather, these Mason jar lids set apart the competition. See how here.
Patriotic Mason Jar Ideas
There are so many ideas for Patriotic Mason jars on Pinterest. The best part is that they are super easy to make. Check out these DIY Patriotic Mason jar ideas.
39. American Flag Mason Jars
These Mason jars were made with red white and blue spray paint. They are perfect for your Fourth of July or any patriotic celebration. By using painters tape and some foam stars, you can easily duplicate these jars. See how here.
40. Mod Podge a Hero Jar
This jar could be used for so many things. This jar has hero pictures and a patch Mod Podged to it. The top rim has a patriotic ribbon tied around it, Check out the post here.
41. Frosted Patriotic Mason Jars
These Mason jars are made with Mod Podge and small American flags. They also double as candle holders so the flags will glow at night. Simply Mod Podge your flag to the front of the Mason jar and frost the back with Epson salts. Add a candle and you have a Patriotic decoration for your next party. See how here.
Useful Mason Jar Ideas
Mason jar crafts do not have to be just for looks. There are plenty of really useful things that you can do with a Mason jar that you may never have heard of. Check out these useful Mason jar ideas.
42. Make a Self-Cleaning Mason Jar Aquarium
This aquarium utilizes real plants and filtered water to create an amazing self cleaning fish tank for you Beta. Who would of thought you could make something like this yourself? Check out the tutorial here.
43. Grow Sprouts
Growing sprouts to add to your sandwich or favorite meal is so easy, you will wonder why you didn’t try it sooner. These sprout grow right in the jar. Check out how to grow them here.
Mason Jar Gift Ideas
Mason jars make the perfect wrapping paper for your most thoughtful gifts. Check out these cute Mason jar gift ideas.
44. Mason Jar Manicure Gift Set
You can pretty much stick anything in a Mason jar and use it as a unique and thoughtful gift. From baking ingredients to this manicure set, there is something for everyone. See the tutorial here.
45. Make a Mason Jar Birthday Party Gift
A mason jar craft would make a great gift! And if you are giving one away to someone who doesn’t appreciate an empty jar, than try filling it with dollar bills! Check out how to make this here.
46. Mason Jar Craft: Add Cooking Ingredients to a Jar
This muffin mix idea in a Mason jar is a great gift idea. By layering the ingredients to your favorite recipe, you have a beautiful (and useful) gift for your neighbors, teachers and friends. See how here,
I hope you have found inspiration with all of this Mason jar goodness. If you are looking for some more useful Farmhouse ideas, be sure to check out this post. And if you would like to get inspiration sent to you via email, sign up here.