10 Mason Jar Ideas for Your Home

10 Mason Jar Ideas for Your Home

Mason Jar Ideas

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Over at Crafts By Gunns, we love mason jars! Not only did they kick start our business, but they make regular appearances in my home. There’s just something special about cute mason jar ideas that can be used as decoration AND functionality. 

I’ve searched the internet and these are my favorite mason jar ideas for the home. Many of these items can be purchase in Crafts By Gunns Etsy shop and others are creations found on Pinterest. 

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Cute and Functional Mason Jar Ideas

  1. Toothbrush Holder 

    rustic mason jars

    Love a beautiful bathroom? Me too. A mason jar is a great way to add to your bathroom decor in a functional way. It’s also super affordable!

  2. Vase 

    mason jar vase

    This one is definitely more popular. A mason jar can be used as a vase for faux flowers or real ones. You can choose a small, medium, or large vase from our Etsy shop. Put in anywhere in your home or use it for a wedding centerpiece!

  3. Craft Storage

    mason jar containers

    Mason jars are the most perfect storage containers! They provide a pretty solution for storing small craft supplies. Check out these farmhouse storage containers in our shop. I think safari animals would be awesome, too!

  4.  Tissue Holder

    I’ve always loved this mason jar idea! Put “bless you” on the side and place it in your home or classroom. This a great tutorial to create your own >> Mason Jar Tissue Holder

  5. Desk Organizer

    desk organizer
    We once had a teacher buy this for all her teacher friends around Christmas. What a great idea! Mason jars work great for holding pens, paperclips, and more. 

  6. Night Light

    mason jar night light
    These mason jars are one of our best sellers. People love the firefly effect they give. They’re fun to make, too. Find your in our shop! 

  7. Utensil Caddy

    mason jar utensil caddy
    Throwing a party soon? Use mason jars to hold your spoons, knives, and forks for your guests. It doesn’t compromise on looks and it’s super functional for your party needs. 

  8. Piggy Bank 

    gold mason jar
    Save up your money by cutting a hole in the lid of a jar and dropping your change in. You can eliminate the problem of loose change being around the house and provide an attractive alternative to the bottom of the dryer. 

  9. Candles

    Who doesn’t love a good smelling candle? Mason jars are great for this. This a great DIY for some unique holiday candles >> Candle DIY

  10. Terrarium 

    mason jar terrarium
    Terrariums are really popular right now and an affordable way to have one is with a mason jar. We sell a hanging mason jar terrarium in our shop if you’d like to check it out. 

These are just a few of my favorite ways to use mason jars. They’re affordable, cute, and always in season. Head to our shop to check out our options and let me know what your favorite mason jar DIY’s are. 

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  1. These are so cute! My boyfriend just bought some mason jars for our house. Now I’ll have so many ways to repurpose them!

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