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Jumpstart Your Day: More Mason Jar Ideas that You Should Try

More jars mean more recycling projects to try. Let these projects inspire you


If you've tried the first batch of mason jar ideas that we featured a couple of weeks back, there's still a lot that you can do with the old jars that you have at home. Test your creativity and try your hand at these DIY projects.

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Hanging Lantern

This will be a charming source of light during intimate get-togethers with friends. You may choose to hand these by the garden or lanai. Get the step-by-step guide here.

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Beach-inspired decor

Simply fill mason jars with sand and add a couple of shells for an instant beach terrarium. This can serve as a bedroom decor.

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Soap dispenser

Attach the pump of plastic bottles to the lids of mason jars to create a vintage-inspired dispenser. You may place your finish project in the bathroom or kitchen. Get the step-by-step guide here.

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Repurpose old jars and turn them into charming bookends. Paint the jar with your desired color then fill it with pebbles for added weight. Get the guide here.

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Desk Organizers

Keep your art supplies and other work essentials organized by recycling old jars and adding them to office or study areas. Get the step-by-step guide here.

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Bathroom Organizers

Display and organize essentials such as cotton balls and cotton buds using clean jars. Place them in your bathroom rack or countertop.

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