Creative Uses for Mason Jars

Now a decorating staple, Mason jars are an inexpensive way to add a bit of chic to your dorm room or apartment. Check out these ideas for some creative ways to use them

1) The simplest was to use a Mason jar is as a vase! Pick up some flowers at the weekly Farmer’s Market and add life to your dorm room this fall.

2) Mason jars are great for storing things. Pick up this bathroom caddy from the Etsy shop Knots Nests & Nurseries and use it as cute way to store your make up and other toiletries. Or check out this tutorial to make your own: http://makezine.com/craft/how-to-mason-jar-bathroom-organize

3) Don’t desserts look so much cuter/yummier in a Mason jar?! Check out http://www.exquisitegirl.com/10-easy-mason-jar-desserts-to-take-away/ for more great idea. Also, Mason jar desserts make great gifts for the upcoming holiday season.

4) Use Mason jars as a cute way to put together gift sets for the holidays. Come up with a theme, like a manicure one in the picture, and fill it with little trinkets that they will love.

5) A simple trick to add a fun touch to any party is to serve drinks in Mason jars. Just add your favorite drink and a cute straw like in the picture above and all your guests are sure to be posting Instagrams all night long.

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