A {Mason Jar} Apple for the Teacher

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At The 36th Avenue, Desiree came up with a cute craft using miniature canning jars or any other small, lidded glass jar. This is perfect for back-to-school teacher gifts or fall parties.

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Crafty Mason Jar Vases

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Katie from View From The Fridge shared this project at Oh My! Creative. She turned some glass canning jars into decorated vases in just a few simple steps.

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Spaghetti Jar to Beachy Vase

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Debbie from One Day at a Time says that even though spring has just arrived, she’s already excited about summer and her favorite place to spend a summer day:  the beach!  “I have always dreamed of owning and decorating a beach house and am drawn to beachy decor but for now I will just have to decorate my own little cape with bits of it,” she tells us.

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Jar Soap Dispenser

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Over at OhOh Blog, Ama made a darling soap dispenser from a simple jar.  It’s a great way to repurpose a glass jar.

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Halloween Apothecary Jar

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As summer is slowing giving way to fall, Linda from Craftaholics Anonymous has already gotten a head start of some Halloween crafts. For just a couple of dollars, she shares how an old pickle jar can become spooktacular décor.

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Candy Wrapper Jar Lanterns

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Stacy of Re-Creations Project is the queen of upcycling and has created a social group for individuals with learning disabilities that allows them to explore their creative sides while also helping the environment. For this particular projects, Stacy’s group turned a pile of candy wrappers and glass jars into “stained glass” lanterns. The “stained glass” {…Read More…}

Pickle Jar Vase

Ashley from The Latest Find shares a great upcycle project for large glass jars. So if you don’t already have a stash, you’d better start eating some pickles, spaghetti sauce, and mayo (not together, of course)! Ashley poured some leftover blue paint into her pickle jar, swirled it around to coat all the glass, and {…Read More…}