Scrap Wood Planter is Worth the Wait

Kristi at Making it in the Mountains says, "Every time I see one of these lovely planter boxes, I tell myself that I’m going to make one too . . . and then life gets busy. " She's finally making it happen, thanks to a scrap wood challenge and a stash of beautiful blue mason jars.

Red White & Blue Colored Rice Jars

I will never get tired of seeing new mason jar ideas! This one came from Cheryl at Tidy Mom. She is using colored rice and candles to add patriotic flair to this season's get-togethers. Cheryl says, "I love how simple and pretty they look during the day and even better when glowing on a summer night at dusk." I bet you probably already have all the ingredients for this super-quick decoration!
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Thread Spools Dressed up for the Holidays

Isn't it awesome when brand-new decorations materialize out of thin air? Courtney tells us, "The best part about this craft, was that I already had all the materials I needed." Over at Crafts by Courtney, she's showing us how she used a few supplies she already had on hand--washi tape, thread spools, and mason jars--to create some kicky new Christmas decor!

Speckled Egg Mason Jars

Here's a fun project for spring decor that will let you use any glass jars you've been saving.  Amy from Stow and Tell U came up with this project that was inspired by the speckled blue egss of robins that are such a part of spring. mason-jars