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6 Easy Ways to Repurpose Tiny Food Jars

Get crafty with these cute little must-haves!


Whether you love collecting mason jars and glass containers or you have a few extra ones from your grocery trips, chances are, your cabinets and drawers are filled to the brim. Instead of throwing these away, you may want to schedule one day to turn it into charming decor pieces. To give you ideas, here are six must-dos worth checking out:

Flower Vases

Those who love hosting parties will surely have fun making these paint-dipped mini flower vases that can serve as centerpieces. Experiment with different colors and feel free to decorate your space with one or two jars filled with fresh blooms. These ones are easier on the eyes compared to the big fragile pieces we often see in stores.

For the complete guide on how to make these vases, click here.

Herb Planters

Looking for gift ideas for friends and loved ones? Repurpose these jars into herb planters and give it away as gifts—even if there's no occasion! If you're keeping a few with you, you can display them on the windowsill near the kitchen or line them up as part of your balcony garden.

For more ideas, click here.

Space-Saving Spice Containers

Always having a hard time locating your herbs and spices? Keep them in one place by the ref by crafting a magnetic spice rack! Complete it with properly labeled spice jars—just like the one in the photo above.

For the complete guide on how to accomplish this project, click here.

Crafty Candleholders

If you're into candle making, you would need trusty containers to serve as molds. If your jar can withstand extreme heat, it can be just the right piece that you can use! Once you're done, decorate the jar with stickers, washi tape, and other scrapbooking essentials. You can give them away as gifts and tokens.

RL Tip: You can also use the jars as ordinary holders for your votive candles. Complete your meditation corner with three to four jars filled with scented candles.

For a complete guide on how to make the candles, click here.


Whether you're looking for hacks to keep your kids' study corner or your own workspace spic-and-span, a few painted jars will surely come in handy when organizing pens, crayons, and other small essentials.

For a complete guide on how to create these colorful pieces, click here.

Decor For Different Occasions

Create charming decor holders and other quirky pieces depending on the occasion. You can even give away pastries and candies using the jars!

For a complete guide on how to craft the Halloween-themed pieces, click here.

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