Ways to Use Mason Jars

Updated July 19, 2017
Originally Published July 19, 2016

Love mason jars as much as we do? Check out these smart mason jar ideas that you can start doing! Mason jar lids, mason jar pumps, plastic mason jars, and so much more. 

13 Easy Mason Jar Ideas

Ways to Use Mason Jars

1. DIY Mason Jar Bird Feeder

It is likely you already have most of what is needed for this easy do-it-yourself craft.

DIY Mason Jar Bird Feeder

2. Hot Chocolate Gift in a Mason Jar

Oh my goodness how adorable is this? You can make a bunch of them at once, and best of all, the kids can help!

Hot Chocolate Gift in a Mason Jar

3. Mason Jar Pump Lid

Put Condiments in neat Mason jars. Love this idea for a backyard BBQ party.

Put Condiments in neat Mason jars. Love this idea for a backyard BBQ party.

4.  Mason Jar Baby Bottle

Who knew? You can use this trick to turn a mason jar into a baby bottle. Find the sleeves here. Or, they have full mason jar baby bottle sets here.

Mason Jar Baby Bottle

5. DIY Jar Art

I’m having a hard time finding the source for this great idea. However, it looks like it can be easily recreated with a small variety of art supplies (and even friendly art supplies) and any stencil design. So beautiful! I remember my mom having painted mason jars like this when I was a kid.

DIY Jar Art - craft ideas - easy decorations!

6. Homemade Caramel in Mason Jars Topped with Apples

Cute Christmas gift for neighbors and friends! Also a great gift for teachers or classroom helpers. (source unknown)

Cute Christmas gift for neighbors and friends! Homemade caramel in mason jars with apples.

7. Mason Jar Banana Bread

This mason jar banana bread is so tasty convenient to make. With just a few ingredients you will have a warm homemade breakfast or snack.

This mason jar banana bread is so tasty convenient to make. With just a few ingredients you will have a warm homemade breakfast or snack.

8. Mason Jar Match Dispenser

Keeps all the matches from coming out of the box . This is a neat DIY gift idea too.

Mason Jar Match Dispenser keeps all the matches from coming out of the box . This is a neat DIY gift idea too.

9. Simmering potpourri recipe and mason jar gift

Simmering potpourri are natural air fresheners that work wonderfully

Simmering pot recipe and mason jar gift.

10. Mason Jar Lunchable

My FAVORITE mason jar hack idea! Pack snacks in Mason jars using this little trick

Mason Jar Lunchable. Pack snacks in Mason jars using this little trick

11. Bake Perfect Eggs in Mason Jar Lids

Really, the eggs turn out perfect every time! You’ve got to try this…

Bake Perfect Eggs in Mason Jar Lids Really, the eggs turn out perfect every time! You've got to try this...

12. Mason Jar Lid Snow Globe

This is such and easy and beautiful DIY gift idea in a jar

Mason Jar Lid Snow Globe - This is such and easy and beautiful DIY gift idea in a jar

13. Store Cupcake Liners in a Jar

I’ve actually done this! It is SUCH a cute decoration and it’s effective! Use a clear mason jar to organize various cupcake liners.

Store Cupcake Liners in a Jar

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