40+ Of The Best DIY Mason Jar Crafts You’ll Love to Make

Mason jar crafts are one of the most versatile and affordable craft supplies. They are often used for decorating the home, wedding gifts, gardening ideas, item storage and other creative crafts.

If you’re looking for a cool DIY project you can make with your mason jar in under an hour, here are some amazing ideas for your inspiration.

Mason Jar Craft Sconces

Mason Jar Craft Sconces

No electricity required here! Simple fill a few mason jars with fairy string lights, and hang them from a few stained boards with hooks for this beautiful home decor idea. You will find the full step-by-step tutorial for this project over at Hometalk, and if you’re not much of a do-it-yourselfer, the finished product is even available to buy! Source: Hometalk.

DIY Stenciled Jars

DIY Stenciled Jars

These stenciled jars are absolutely gorgeous, don’t you think?! I love how the paint was applied; it almost makes them look like a birch log. Go check out all of the details and instructions for these beautiful stenciled holiday jars over at Vicki Chrisman, including where to get these fabulous stencils!

Mason Jar Craft Photo Frames

Mason Jar Craft Photo Frames

Easy enough! Use mason jars as photo frames. I love the way these upside down mason jars look all grouped together with different sized jars and photos. Check out the full details over at Photojojo!

Painted Mason Jar Craft Utensil Holders

Painted Mason Jar Craft Utensil Holders

Keep your kitchen utensiles with this DIY organization project. Get the steps via DIY Ready.

Mason Jar Craft Soap Dispenser

Mason Jar Craft Soap Dispenser

Add a vintage touch to your bathroom with these inexpensive mason jar soap dispensers! Click here to read more.

DIY Rustic Mason Jar Sconce

DIY Rustic Mason Jar Sconce

Brighten your home with these wall mounted mason jar vases this spring! Steps via Shelterness.

Mason Jar Craft Candles Christmas Decor

Mason Jar Craft Candles Christmas Decor

Super easy to make these little mason jars with floating candles and fresh cranberries. Perfect decor centerpieces for Christmas table! See the tutorial via Stone Gable Blog.

Mason Jar Craft Salt Dispenser

Mason Jar Craft Salt Dispenser

Use the top of a Morton salt dispenser to replace a mason jar lid! Now you can use it to store and dispense sugar, salt, pepper, or seasoning! Simply use the lid to trace the exact measurement needed. Cut it on the larger side so that it fits snugly inside of the lid without having to be glued on. Source & Instructions: Put It In A Jar.

Mason Jar Craft Snowman

Mason Jar Craft Snowman

Tell me this isn’t your favorite snowman project, ever? You can’t. It’s the most creative and adorable thing I’ve ever seen made out of a mason jar! This DIY Christmas snowman would look awfully cute perched on any mantel. Go visit Vicki and Amy over at Canary Street Crafts for the tips and instructions, including where to get the supplies.

Mason Jar Craft Holiday Lanterns

Mason Jar Craft Holiday Lanterns

With a little bit of tissue paper and mod podge (or watered down glue), you can turn ordinary mason jars into festive holiday lanterns. This looks like a fun project for the kids, too! You can find a full tutorial for this easy project over at Crafts By Amanda!

Spring Mason Jar Craft Vases

Spring Mason Jar Craft Vases

DIY painted mason jars with free tags. Make a cute and inexpensive gift for Easter or Mother’s Day! See the tutorial via I Heart Nap Time.

Maple Leaf Mason Jar Candle Holders

Maple Leaf Mason Jar Candle Holders

Tutorial via Create Craft Love.

Snowman Mason Jar Craft Luminary

Snowman Mason Jar Craft Luminary

Super cute and adorable and also easy to make! Get the steps to make your own via Club. Chic A Circle.

Stenciled Mason Jar Craft Tumblers

Stenciled Mason Jar Craft Tumblers

These stenciled mason jar tumblers are super cute and also easy to make with your kids. They also make great hostess gifts. Steps to make it from Mom 4 Real.

DIY Starry Night Luminaries

DIY Starry Night Luminaries

Super easy starry night luminaries made with glitter and hairspray. It would be a great wedding centerpieces. Learn how to make it via The Shabby Creek Cottage.

Mason Jar Craft Snow Globes

Mason Jar Craft Snow Globes

Make some snow globes for your holiday decor or use it as the holiday gift! Follow the steps to make it via Lauren Conrad.

Glitter Mason Jar Craft Candles

Glitter Mason Jar Craft Candles

Simply put glitter on inside of a mason jar and set a candle inside, you can have these stunning and gorgeous decor for your holiday! Get the tutorial via Cakery Papery.

Mason Jar Craft Chandelier

Mason Jar Craft Chandelier

You can DIY your own unique rustic chandelier using mason jars! It will make a great addition and add that warm glam to any home. Get DIY steps via DIY Ready.

Chevron Pallet Mounted Hanging Mason Jar Vase

Chevron Pallet Mounted Hanging Mason Jar Vase

Chevron-Painted Pallet chalkboard made with washi tape and flowers wrapped in burlap and twine. What a cheerful and fun wall decoration! Learn how to make it at home from Unoriginal Mom.

Mason Jar Craft Light Makeover

Mason Jar Craft Light Makeover

Update an outdated light with a large mason jar. A quick and easy DIY project for your home! See the tutorial via Apartment Therapy.

Mason Jar Craft Lamp Base

Mason Jar Craft Lamp Base

I love this simple lamp idea! You could also fill it with anything you’d like that matches your decor. I’m thinking acorns, shells, pinecones, wine corks, photos or anything that suits your fancy. Check out the full details here.

DIY Glittery Christmas Tree Lanterns

DIY Glittery Christmas Tree Lanterns

Get the video tutorial via Youtube.

Chalkboard Mason Jars Craft as Escort Cards

Chalkboard Mason Jars Craft as Escort Cards

Add a chalkboard label to any jar you find. Easy to DIY and perfect for spring or summer outdoor weddings. These mason jars are both whimsical and functional: show guests to their seats and offer a personalized drinking glass. Genius! source.

Mason Jar Carft Herb Garden

Mason Jar Carft Herb Garden

Have an herb garden using mason jars! Have an herb garden using mason jars! Get the DIY tutorial via Camille Styles.

Organic Mason Jar Craft Terrarium

Organic Mason Jar Craft Terrarium

Don’t you just love the pop of colors in these mason jars? Check out this mason jar gift idea via Story Board Wedding.

Mason Jar Craft Under-Shelf Storage

Mason Jar Craft Under-Shelf Storage

Screw mason jar lids to the bottom of a shelf as a unique way to store craft supplies and other small knick knacks. I’ve seen this done in the garage for screws, nails and other small pieces, but I love this idea for little, hard-to-organize craft supplies even more. Check out the full instructions for this project here.

Glittery Party Centerpiece

Glittery Party Centerpiece

Tutorial via Birds Party.

Mason Jar Craft Hanging Lights

Mason Jar Craft Hanging Lights

Group several mason jar lights over your table. It will add more charm to your space! See the DIY tutorial via Woon Blog.Typepad.

Mason Jar Craft Desk Organizer

Mason Jar Craft Desk Organizer

Glue several mason jars together and use them to store your office or craft supplies. What a clever idea for your desk organization and storage! Steps via Its Over Flowing.

Mason Jar Craft To-Go Cups

Mason Jar Craft To-Go Cups

With a few simple steps, you can turn mason jars into nifty to-go cups. These would make for fun gifts! That’s all you will need for this project is a drill or hole punch, a straw and grommets. Go check out the full instructions over at My Frugal Adventures.

Mason Jar Gifts

Mason Jar Gifts

Mason jars make for beautiful gifts, especially for the holidays. Stack the dry ingredients of your favorite recipe (brownies, cookies, etc.) and print the recipe on the top or inside of the lid. Decorate the jar however you’d like with ribbon, twine, washi tape and maybe even a tag. Source & Instructions: Samantha Richardson.

Mason Jar Craft Floating Centerpiece

Mason Jar Craft Floating Centerpiece

Looking for an easy and beautiful centerpiece? Fill mason jars with water, and simply drop a floating candle on top! You could also fill the bottom with river rocks, pebbles or anything that sinks. Tie them off with raffia or a pretty ribbon, and that’s it! Source & Instructions: Emmaline Bride.

Mason Jar Craft Lanterns

Mason Jar Craft Lanterns

Use pliers and wire to turn mason jars into hanging lanterns. You could use just about any filler to make it fitting for the occasion. Top them with a tea light, and hang them indoors or out. You could also simply fill them with flowers for pretty hanging bouquets. Check out the instructions for this project over at Intimate Weddings.

Mason Jar Craft Beach Keepsake

Mason Jar Craft Beach Keepsake

Use a mason jar to display items from a recent beach vacation! You could even place a photo from the trip on the inside as a backdrop. I did this last year and the jar ended up full of bugs! It might be a good idea to clean and air out your shells before sealing them in the jar. Hehe. Check out the full details for this project here.

Mason Jar Craft Mini Sewing Kit

Mason Jar Craft Mini Sewing Kit

Store all of your small sewing supplies inside of a jar and use the top as a pin cushion! Just leave it to Martha Stewart to come up with this beauty.

Mason Jar Craft Solar Lights

Mason Jar Craft Solar Lights

These DIY solar lights are easier than you might think, and so much better than the ones you can buy at a hardware store! They are perfect for a patio, and can obviously be easily moved around like a lamp to suit your needs. Check out the full tutorial and more pictures for these Mason Jar Solar Lights over at Today’s Creative Life.

Mason Jar Craft Lamps

Mason Jar Craft Lamps

These mason jar lamps are perfect for a small side table or fireplace mantel! They wouldn’t put off much light, but they could definitely add warmth and character to just about any room. You can buy them on Etsy or easily make your own. Just remember, it’s important to make sure you create a hole either in the jar somewhere or in the lid so that the heat can escape when the light is on.

Repurposed Parmesan Lid

Repurposed parmesan lid

Wow! Did you know that these parmesan lids screw onto the top of small mouthed mason jars? Now you can use it to store your freshly grated parmesan or special seasoning blend. It would even look nice siting on the counter. Source & Instructions: The Make Your Own Zone.

Chalkboard Mason Jar Craft Centerpiece

Chalkboard Mason Jar Craft Centerpiece

You could get really creative and use tape and stencils to cut out just about any shape you’d like. Maybe a pumpkin for Fall or a gingerbread man for Christmas? The chalkboard paint allows you to customize even further with chalk (perhaps write a name or special note if you’re giving them away as gifts). Just be sure to clean and dry your jars really well before applying the paint. Rubbing alcohol works great for that.

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