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4 Creative Ways to Recycle Mason Jars this Holiday Season

Transform these versatile must-haves into chic decor and gifts!


Many homeowners are maximizing mason jars at home and for a good number of reasons! It can be used in the kitchen, bedroom, living room, and even in the bathroom. As long as you are ready to experiment, there's a lot that you can do. This coming holiday season, you may want to stock up on mason jars as you can use it as decor and for your gifts, too!

Work on easy projects with the help of these ideas:

Main photos from: North Phoenix Moms Blog and The Hankful House.

Candy jar

Create a sweet surprise for your kids, nephews, and nieces by coming up with candy or chocolate jars, Fill each with sweet treats and spruce up the jar with holiday-themed decor and colors! Consider adding reindeer faces, cutouts, and ribbons.

Photo from The Hankful House.

Candle holders

Fill the home with a soothing Christmas scent by opting for Cinnamon or Peppermint scented candles. Turn a spare mason jar into a candle holder by decorating it with ribbons. Place the candle inside and use it as tabletop decor.

Photo from Top Inspired.

DIY gifts

Your friends will surely appreciate gifts that you made on your own. DIY presents are affordable alternatives that let you exercise your creativity and come up with gifts that your presents can use. Consider giving mason jars as is—just add their name using colorful markers! They can use it to store accessories and other trinkets. You can also fill it with a few goodies.

READ: 5 DIY Christmas Gift Ideas that You Can Do

Photo from Maison de Pax.


You can use three or more mason jars as part of your holiday centerpiece in the dining area. Fill one jar with candies, the other with faux poinsettias, and another jar for pine cones. While you can leave the jars bare and as is—so that guests can see what's inside, you may also liven it up with red and green ribbons for a cute holiday touch. Aside from working with ribbons, you can also spray paint the jars with gold or silver paint. For a rustic appeal, you may wrap twine around the jars.

Photo from North Phoenix Moms Blog.

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