Mason Jar PincushionThis adorable pincushion doubles as a button jar, which would make it pretty handy for all you talented sewing fans out there! The tutorial is really easy to follow, and I thought this would be a great use for those littler mason jars that aren’t easy to find a good use for. This is definitely on my list of great crafts to make as gifts for birthdays, Mother’s Day, or Christmas.
Vintage Lace VotivesThese vintage lace votives could not possibly be any easier to make, and look at how gorgeous they are on a mantelpiece! Simply choose your wrap (lace or twine are equally great choices here), cut it to size, wrap it around the jar, adhere in place using craft glue (I’m a fan of Mod Podge), place a candle inside, and boom! You’re finished!
Mason Jar SpoutI’ve used mason jars to hold various baking ingredients before, but it had never even crossed my mind to make them pour-friendly using the spout from a Morton salt container. Making this awesome container is super easy – simply cut the top off of a Morton salt container, cut it to fit the top of whichever jar you choose to use, remove the spout using pliers, glue on a piece of colorful wrapping paper or fabric, put the spout back on, and fill the jar with your ingredient of choice!
Soap DispenserThis mason jar soap dispenser is a little more complicated than other projects in this post, but if you’re comfortable with power tools and mixing a good epoxy, this tutorial from Heather Bullard will be a piece of cake.
Glow-In-The-Dark Firefly JarsThe easiest tutorial of all in this post is, in my opinion, the coolest. To make these glow-in-the-dark firefly jars, literally all you have to do is buy glow-in-the-dark paint, flick it into the mason jars of your choice, and let it dry. I think these would be really cool as backyard party decorations, or maybe as a nightlight for a kid’s room! Hope this DIY round-up gives you all some ideas for those mason jars you just have lying around, and if there are any tutorials you think should have made this list, let us know in the comments!