DIY: Mason Jars


I have this really unhealthy obsession with mason jars. I know, like why would anyone really have a relationship with a jar, right? However, this is real life. And this jar is pretty freaking cool. In 1858, John Mason invented the first canning jar with screw top lid, and since then the “Mason” jar has evolved into a multipurpose, and super creative outlet. Pinterest also really loves da mason jahs because you can do virtually anything with it. What types of things, you might ask? Well…

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1. You can use it for lighting with candles for lanterns, or bulbs as unique fixtures

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2. You can store anything in them. My personal fav is using it as a brush holder with glitter rocks or marbles in the base

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3. Serve drinks, or dessert, or even use it to pack a quick on-the-run salad for lunch.

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4. Use it as a flower holder, table decor, or mount it on the wall

These are only a few uses for the versatile jar. It’s a perfect DIY for the summer, and you can find them for cheap at most stores, especially Hobby Lobby (don’t forget to use the weekly 40% off coupon!). If you come up with a nifty way (because apparently people still say nifty), be sure to post a pic and tag #mieuxandmieux on Instagram or Twitter. Happy DIY-ing!

Rida Islam, Fashion Editor

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