[Tutorial] 3 Cute DIY Mason Jars Projects That Will Make Your Kitchen Cool

by Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Do you have a collection of mason jars and yet don’t know how to use them? They can actually be used for other things besides storage containers. They are a decorative feature that can liven up a boring table setting or bring a creative impact for your guests to feast their eyes on. We have here various ways that you can use these beautiful glass containers if you are artsy enough to think how it can be turned into something purposeful. Read on to know more!

Mason Jars | [Tutorial] 3 Cute DIY Mason Jars Projects That Will Make Your Kitchen Cool

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[Tutorial] 3 Cute DIY Mason Jars Projects That Will Make Your Kitchen Cool

3 Genius Mason Jars Projects You Can Whip Up In Minutes!

Whether you’re decorating, organizing, or preparing presents for loved ones, there are genius and creative ways to use mason jars to assist you. From mason jars projects to DIYs, these can be used for perfect family bonding activities on a weekend. Check out below the 3 things you can do with your mason jars:

Mason Jar Project No. 1: Glow In The Dark Mason Jars

Glow In The Dark Mason Jars | Put The Pump In |[Tutorial] 3 Cute DIY Mason Jars Projects That Will Make Your Kitchen Cool

 You’ll need:

  • Glowsticks
  • Pair of Scissors
  • Glitter

Step 1: Cut The Tip Of Glowstick

Cut The Tip Of Glowstick | Put The Pump In | [Tutorial] 3 Cute DIY Mason Jar Projects That Will Make Your Kitchen Cool

Cut off the tip the glowstick and then pour the juice into the jar (include the glass rod that would come out inside the glowstick then just break it in half – it will activate the glow.

Note: Put something down on your work area just in case of any spill.

Step 2: Add Glitters

Add Glitters | Put The Pump In | [Tutorial] 3 Cute DIY Mason Jar Projects That Will Make Your Kitchen Cool

Add some glitter and close the lid. Shake it up.

 

Step 3: Turn Off All Lights

Turn Off All Lights | Put The Pump In | [Tutorial] 3 Cute DIY Mason Jar Projects That Will Make Your Kitchen Cool

Turn off all the lights in your room and you’ll see your DIY glow in the dark mason jar! This is the perfect West Coast version of catching fireflies in a jar.

 

Mason Jar Project No. 2: Little Animal Containers

Little Animal Containers | Put The Pump In | [Tutorial] 3 Cute DIY Mason Jar Projects That Will Make Your Kitchen Cool

  You’ll need:

  • Small Plastic Animals
  • Primer
  • Craft Paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Hot Glue Gun

 Step 1: Take The Primer

Take The Primer | Put The Pump In | [Tutorial] 3 Cute DIY Mason Jar Projects That Will Make Your Kitchen Cool

Take the primer and give your small plastic animals and the lids a nice light coat. Let it dry for 10-15 minutes and then give it a second light coat.

Step 2: Paint Your Toy Animal

Paint Your Toy Animal | Put The Pump In | [Tutorial] 3 Cute DIY Mason Jar Projects That Will Make Your Kitchen Cool

Next, paint your little animal and the lid of the mason jar.

Step 3: Attach The Animal To Lid

Attach The Animal To The Lid | Put The Pump In | [Tutorial] 3 Cute DIY Mason Jar Projects That Will Make Your Kitchen Cool

Once the paint is dry, attach the animal to the lid. Use a hot glue gun and put a little drop on each of its feet. Then stick them on the lid and we’re done!

They are fun to make! You can put this little creature container in your bathroom and fill them with cotton balls and Q-tips.

 

Mason Jar Project No. 3: Mason Jar Dispenser

Mason Jar Dispenser | Put The Pump In | [Tutorial] 3 Cute DIY Mason Jar Projects That Will Make Your Kitchen Cool

You’ll need:

  • Crop-A-Dile or any tool to cut a hole
  • Pump from a disposable soap dispenser

Step 1: Make A Hole

Make A Hole | Put The Pump In | [Tutorial] 3 Cute DIY Mason Jar Projects That Will Make Your Kitchen Cool

Make a hole in the center of the lid by using the Crop-A-Dile.

Step 2: Make Additional Punches

Make Additional Punches | Put The Pump In | [Tutorial] 3 Cute DIY Mason Jar Projects That Will Make Your Kitchen Cool

Make additional punches until you have a hole big enough to fit the pump in.

Step 3: Trace Around The Edge

Trace Around The Edge | Put The Pump In | [Tutorial] 3 Cute DIY Mason Jar Projects That Will Make Your Kitchen Cool

Put the pump in and take a sharpie and trace around the edge just to have a guide to where to put the rest of the punches.

Step 4: Put The Pump In

Put The Pump In | [Tutorial] 3 Cute DIY Mason Jar Projects That Will Make Your Kitchen Cool

Now that you have a hole wide enough to put the pump in. We suggest that you wear something to protect your fingers as the edges are very jagged.

Step 5: Add Some Soap

Add Some Soap | [Tutorial] 3 Cute DIY Mason Jar Projects That Will Make Your Kitchen Cool

Time to add some soap!

Ta-da! And you’re done! You’ve just made a cool DIY soap dispenser with your mason jar. It looks cute on the kitchen counter and it’s eco-friendly,too.

 

Watch the full video tutorial below on DIY | 3 Easy Mason Jar Hacks shared to us by WhatsUpMoms:

Without a doubt, mason jars are one of the materials you can use for DIY projects because they are multi-functional. They can be used  as an art and craft that can make a statement and will surely catch the attention of everyone. These stylish mason jar glasses offer a great personal touch, too!

 

Get more of our easy organizing tips here.

 

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