You’re bound to collect numerous glass jars or mason jars from jams and mayo. Instead of stashing them in the recycle bin, you can actually repurpose them and turn them into some awesome house decors.
Here are eight ways you can bring new life back to your glass jars at home.
1. Jar Lamps
Who needs lamp shades when you can make them yourself! Hang them outside your house or inside the living room to create a perfect romantic and relaxed ambience with soft yellow lights. (Source)
2. Serve Drinks in Jars
When you’ve collected enough jars, surprise your guests by storing your beverages in glass jars. Give it a shabby chic note by serving it with some adorable straws!
3. Personalize it with a Sharpie
If you’re going to use your glass jar to store your make-up tools, stationary, or just as a casual cup, personalize it by getting a Sharpie and draw or write your name on it in a creative way. (Source)
4. Party Snack Jars
If you have a small group of friends coming over for dinner, serve little snacks or appetizers in glass jars. It’ll be much easier for your friends to mingle around while getting a taste of what you’re serving. Just insist that they be careful to not break it. (Image)
5. Knit Storage
Love knitting but hate the messy tangles? Store it immediately and poke a hole on jar lid and extract them out without handling mess! (Source)
6. Spice Rack
Too little space to store your spices on the rack? Glue on a small piece of magnet on top of the metal cover and arrange them well on a stainless steel wall. Add labels and voila – you have a spice wall! (Source)
7. Photo Jars
Spend zero ringgits on photo frames by using glass jars! Just measure your photo to match the size of glass jar, slide them in and turn them upside down. Place them nicely by your bed or display them on top of your TV rack. (Source)
8. Salt Shaker
Forget buying expensive jars to store your salt. Simply Poke a few holes with narrow nail on the jar lid and store yous sugar or salt respectively and make sure the jar is well covered. (Source)