DIY: The Mason Jar + Mother's Day


Last week I tweeted that I thought the mason jar was the craft product of the year, and even came across a whole category of collected ideas of them recently here. From spray painting to pendant lighting, these jars have become the base behind many a great craft project lately.  With Mother's Day upon us, a few more have been popping up on my radar like this pseudo frame idea for vintage photo's of mothers (an idea from a wedding reception as seen on Ruffled blog - photo by Blink Photography ). I love the idea of creating something like this for mother's day. It's basically zero cost, and yet is packed with sentiment.






Reader Steph Morgan of Modern Parents Messy Kids sent in another fun and simple idea (below), wrapping yarn to create an adorable vase for Mother's Day (or any day for that matter).  Visit her blog to see more DIY vase ideas for Mother's Day.


And what mother wouldn't love a mason jar terrarium handmade by their child or grandchild.  Seriously these are especially adorable. From Doodle Bird Imaginariums.  Click here for more mason jar inspiration.


Jan Halvarson

13 comments:

brandy-son Zen master flash said...

Love these, I am going to have to try one for sure.

IndyAndCleo said...

Wonderful post ~ absolutely LOVE LOVE these ideas! I think I may even have a couple of mason jars on a top shelf in the kitchen right now! ✿

Steph at ModernParentsMessyKids.com said...

Thanks so much for including me - love this round up of mason jar lovelies :)

Pinecone Camp said...

So cute! I did a version of the photo one once for a birthday. I love the mason jars though!

Fishing for Dragonflies said...

Such a cute and simple idea! Definitely do-able!

baymacae said...

Love these...especially the yarn-wrapped jars. Too bad my mom isn't really into decorating. She'd probably just enjoy the flowers in the vase.

Jacaranda Designs Jewelry said...

What great ideas - I love the way the yarn has been wrapped around.

Judy said...

I missed your tweet, but interestingly, I got my Mother and antique blue Mason jar with metal hanger and lid still intact. I also got a gorgeous vintage doily to place the jar on. She love fresh flowers, so this will be nice all Spring and Summer to place her blossoms.

Kathryn Hansen said...

i looked over the collection of ideas...very inspiring!!!

*Evelyn* said...

love them :)

pixelhazard said...

Oh what a sweet idea. i'd never think to use jars like frames


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Katie Chrishanthi Shipley said...

This is why i have been hoarding jars!

Party Babble said...

Empty jars are really cool, you've got some great ideas here. Love the old photos in them. Thanks.

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