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4 Cool Ways to Use a Mason Jar

These DIY ideas will impress friends!

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    The DIY Outdoor Lantern Jar

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    The Piggy Bank Mason Jar

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    ​The 30 Days of Gratitude Jar

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    The Bourbon Peach Smash Cocktail Jar

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  • What you need:

    • A mason jar • LED Candles • Crushed seashells • A small drill • Metal chain

    How to do it:

    Drill two holes in the lid of the mason jar and string the chain through it. Pour the crushed shells (which act as a decorative filter) into the jar. Place the candle inside, and you're a regular DIY guru!

    Found on: michaels.com

  • What you need:

    A mason jar • Spray paint in your fave colour • A metal cutter • A thin sheet of rubber

    How to do it:

    Slice a slot into the rim of the jar and sand the edges till they're smooth. Then, stencil and cut out the alphabets of a phrase on the rubber sheet and stick it to the jar. Spray paint around it and then remove the stencil. Hello, custom-made penny saver!

    Found at: dukesandduchesses.com

  • What you need:

    A mason jar • Post-its • A pen to keep by the side

    How to do it:

    This really is as easy as it looks! Just find a thing to be grateful for each day (trust us, there'll be loads!) and write it on a coloured Post-it (for aesthetic reasons) and pop it in. A month later, you'll have a pick-me-up in a jar...or 30 of 'em!

    Found on: writeshop.com

  • What you need:

    2 ripe peach slices • A large lime wedge • 4 to 6 fresh mint leaves (plus more for garnish)• 1 1/2 ounces bourbon • Some chilled ginger ale • A few drops of orange bitters

    How to do it:

    Put the peach slices, the lime wedge, and the mint leaves in a cocktail shaker and shake till muddled. Add bourbon, the bitters, and ice. Top with a splash of ginger ale and some mint leaves.

    Found on: aidamollenkamp.com