ball jar inspiration
Who would have thought that something as simple and inexpensive as a mason jar could provide endless decorating possibilities? It seems like everywhere I turn there is yet another creative way to display them and I love them all! While vintage Ball jars can run anywhere from $5-$25 a piece (and up), a twelve-pack can be found at any grocery store in many different sizes, for less than $20. I have been collecting vintage blue Ball jars whenever I come across them…my favorite way to display them is with fresh flowers:
I stuck a few magnolia leaves in some Ball jars recently as an impromtu centerpiece for a baby luncheon I hosted:
Flowers aren’t the only way to display mason jars. Check out some other inspiring ideas, like this shepherd’s crook, via Style Me Pretty-perfect for a spring wedding or a summer BBQ:
I love this idea of making a terrarium, like this one on Etsy. It would be easy to create your own with succulents and some moss or sand:
Add a little vintage charm to your kitchen sink by turning a mason jar into a soap dispenser in a few easy steps, via Country Living:
With a little wire, jute rope and tealights, transform your backyard or patio into a magical spot for your next get together, via Tumblr:
I loved the idea of turning a Ball jar into an oil lamp, via Raised in Cotton:
Ball jar chandeliers are everywhere nowadays. Make your own…
Or, if you aren’t super handy with DIY’s, buy your own. I love this one from Etsy:
Striped straws and lemon slices add even more charm to Ball jar-turned-drinking glasses, via Covet Living:
But, my all-time favorite inspirational use for Ball jars is this jaw-dropping array of different sized jars with candles that make a breathtaking centerpiece, via Blue Canary Events:
What’s your favorite way to use Ball jars? Happy Hump Day!
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