10 Borderline Genius DIY Mason Jar Uses You Would Never Have Thought OfaleksDIY Crafts0 Comments 0 10. Memories Jar http://tj-prod-media.s3.amazonaws.com What makes people happy? Well, looking back at fond memories is a good start. A mason jar filled with photos and keepsakes is unmistakably a great, unique, and creative way of decorating your room. ADVERTISEMENT 9. Plant Jar therusticlantern.files.wordpress.com Growing your favourite plant is a simple and exemplary way of using a mason Jar. Use a metal jar because glass has a tendency to crack when the roots of your favourite plant get too big. 8. Back-To-School Survival Kit Jar http://cdn.homedit.com A survival kit jar is not only a great option because of aesthetic appeal, but it also has the benefit of acting as a school survival kit. Simply keep all of your essential writing utensils, mints, and rulers in this jar in order to get through that tough first week of school. 7. Jar of Motivation http://masonjarcraftsblog.com A jar filled with motivational notes and quotes is the best way to keep your spirits up when you’re feeling down. You’ll be surprised how handy a mason jar is when it’s filled with little inspirational messages. 6. Sewing Kit https://www.blogher.com Keeping a sewing kit can be a difficult, and borderline dangerous, endeavour. Every time you reach into your sewing kit you risk poking your fingers with a pin or needle. A great way to avoid this is to use a mason jar with a pincushion lid. You can easily make your own by gluing any small pincushion to the lid. 5. Candy Jar http://cosmocricket.typepad.com By far the most delicious way of using a Mason jar is to use for candy storage. If you’re talented at arts and crafts you can even put little seasonal decorations on them for the holidays. 4. Twine Dispenser http://2.bp.blogspot.com/ Have you ever wondered if it was possible to keep a roll of twine nice and neat? If so, we have a genius solution for you: simply install a large bolt through the lid of a mason jar (the bolt should face downwards), put a roll of twine onto the bolt, and install a washer and nut onto the end of the bolt. Boom – you’re done! 3. Poured Candle http://www.lauragodbold.com The process of making a homemade candle is both relaxing and rewarding. The supplies you will need are: a bag of soy wax flakes, a Mason jar, a candle pouring pot, a candle colourant, scent oil, and some wick holder sticks. 2. Salt and Pepper Shakers www.grannyjanestinworks.com Creating your own salt and pepper shakers is a great start for a DIY beginner. Simply poke some holes in the lid of your favourite (small) mason jars and you’re done! 1. Soap Dispenser cdn.trendhunterstatic.com A DIY Mason jar soap dispenser is a terrific-looking piece of decor for your home. Simply drill a hole into the lid of your Mason jar lid, install a soap dispenser pump, fill the jar with your favourite soap and you’ve got yourself a fine-looking dispenser!