Mason jars have been around a long time and were common on the shelves of most peoples homes as canned veggies, jam or preserves.
But they also can help your craft business as they have become a popular way to use for mason jar decor in homes. They are tough jars and many have stood the test of time, so you can usually find them collecting dust in basements or thrift stores to keep your expenses down.
Check out the following awesome ideas for crafts you can make and sell or keep for yourself. Click on the title or picture and get the instructions. Enjoy!
These are an awesome way to recycle jars into lights and lamps. You can get kits that simply attach to the jars and you can fill them with glass marbles and more. This is where your imagination can create unique and beautiful light projects!
Solar lights are fun because they are easy to make, no electricity is needed and you can find the supplies ready to go online. They can be used outside on the patio or hung from trees and will come to life in the evening once they have absorbed some sunlight.
Christmas is the best time for most craft shows, and if you want some new ideas for your next show, check out some of the Christmas crafts that you can make and sell from mason jars you have recycled from thrift stores, garage sales and other places. Don't forget to ask relatives if they have any to keep your expenses down.
Distressing Mason jars will give the glass an old world or shabby chic finish that can then be used for lamps, vases, storage and more. If you use the proper paints these can sell quite quickly as they have become very popular. Decorate the jar afterwards.
This is a super cool way to create a functional art piece for the bathroom wall. Not only will these jars store things and keep your vanity clean but you can create artwork on the wooden background to make this a unique craft to make and sell.
If you love the look of see through colored glass there are ways to tint a mason jar to look gorgeous. On this page I will show you two ways, both work well. One is to tint the outside and the other to tint the inside. Either way the glass will really add some color and depth to the craft you are creating.
For this craft you need mason jars with good sealing center pieces in the lid as you will be flipping it upside down and filling it with fluid. You could totally make these pieces of art if you can create little scenes that fit inside the lid of your jar. You can fill with distilled water and glycerin or another version using baby oil.
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