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« on: January 20, 2007 03:21:05 PM »

Okay, so I have about a dozen quart mason jars and do not know what to do with them.  I do not know how to can, but I figure there has to be something crafty that can be done with them.  The problem is, I just don't know what. 

Can somebody pleeeaaasssee help me? Huh

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« Reply #1 on: January 20, 2007 04:31:18 PM »

I make cookies in a jar, everyone I know loves when I give them.  They make a great hostess gift and you can do a bunch at once and have them handy and ready to give at anytime
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« Reply #2 on: January 20, 2007 06:07:41 PM »

Even easier than jar full of cookies is a jar full of cookie mix.  Put in all the dry ingredients for chocolate chip cookies, along with a card describing how to add the eggs and butter. 

It's an attractive gift if you layer the ingredients, then tie a bit of gingham or calico over the top. 

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« Reply #3 on: January 20, 2007 06:18:40 PM »

I make sweet tea in mason jars. You just serve the sweet tea in the mason jar.

Its easy and people think it's the most fantasticly quaint idea.
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« Reply #4 on: January 21, 2007 07:08:02 AM »

I have a blue jar filled with beeswax candles and matches for when the power goes off.  Mounted in the zinc lid is a brass fitting that holds one candle upright when it's taken off the jar.  It's sort of an emergency kit and makes a great gift. 

Another one holds a small felt deer -it is like a snow-globe with no water.  It's a cool decoration.  Has some greenery, fimo snowballs, etc, along with the snow. 
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« Reply #5 on: January 21, 2007 07:44:03 AM »

I use them several ways.  My home is on the country decor side:

Add a screw on galvanized chick feeder to the top, fill it with goodies, turn it upside down and it makes a nice candy/nut/mint container!

Place candles in them and use them as luminaries. Line them up alond a walk way, driveway, stairs, etc.  We use them to make steps/walkways safer during outdoor parties in the summer.

These luminaries can also be hung from trees, porches, etc.

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Add some potpouri and a mini light strand.  The warmth of the lights helps to spread the scents.  Very pretty and smells nice.  I add a bit of scented oil once in a while to refresh the potpouri. 

Store your flour, sugar, tea, coffee, etc. in them.  With the rubber caps, bugs/rodents will have a terrible time trying to get in! It makes a nice display also!

Store bath salts in one or more in the Bath.  Add a cute little scoop attached to the rim and you have a nice way to display and store your salts!

I use them as vases for flowers, fall foilage, winter branches, etc.

They hold silverware, utensils well for informal parties.

I've seen people that paint them (frosty type) and decopage them. Then, they put lights, candles in them.
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« Reply #6 on: January 21, 2007 12:58:58 PM »

I have a big jar full of my collection of mutli-coloured buttons. It makes a great display and everyone wants to rummage through it!

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« Reply #7 on: January 22, 2007 02:49:54 PM »

As well as the cookie mix, in cold months fillling it with hot chocolate mix and marshmellows is allways fun. I make gel candles in them by putting different things in the wax or using clear wax and using glass paint on the outside. You can also fill them with potpourri and cover to top with fabric to make a great airfreshener.
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« Reply #8 on: June 01, 2007 10:39:34 AM »

Where do you find mason jars at?
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« Reply #9 on: June 01, 2007 10:57:32 AM »

I got mine at wal-mart, 12 quart jars for under $10.  I have also seen some at thrift stores (goodwill).
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