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This craft category is a huge collection of creative glass repurposing / upcycling / recycling craftsMason jar crafts, glass bottle crafts, wine bottle crafts, creative recycling crafts and upcycling crafts for kids ( mason jar containers, mason jar animals, decorations from glass bottles), mason jar decorating ideas for every season and holiday, craft ideas with light bulbs, glass mosaics / mirror mosaics, glass cutting techniques, crafts with beer bottles, crafts with glass lampshades and vases, gift in a jar ideas and many more DIY ideas about glass upcycling and recycling!
DIY Neon mason jar mummies - fun Halloween decor
Halloween isn’t Halloween without a mummy or two! These neon mason jar mummies by Kids Craft Room are perfect for adding a splash of color and spooky fun to your Halloween decorations. We just love that these mummy mason jars look good both day and night. During the day their vibrant neon colors are a real crowd pleaser and they’re perfect for using as a simple table decoration or for filling with Halloween candy. At night time you can pop a battery tea light inside for a spooky neon glowing mummy mason jar lantern! What fun!
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Easy DIY mason jar Easter gift with a chocolate bunny
These mason jar Easter gifts are so cute!  And we love that it’s not overkill for chocolate and candy. You can give them to your own kids, or they’d also make adorable gifts for grandkids, teachers and even coworkers and friends. These mason jar Easter gifts are  so simple to throw together and mason jars seem to make simple things look fancy. And when they’re empty, save the mason jar for the next fun craft project! This mason jar Easter gift  is such a fun idea if you plan to give Easter gifts to your kids! You can make this in jumbo version of you choose bigger jars or imagine a chocolate bunny family in a fish bowl or a glass vase!
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Mushroom fairy house from an old jar - creative upcycling
Air drying clay + mason jar = an adorable fairy house ! Watch this step-by-step video tutorial and you’ll see the amazing process as an ordinary glass majon jar is magically transformed into a mushroom fairy house ! This is a fun, easy spring craft project you can customize to your heart’s content. The finished fairy house containers couldn’t be more adorable! You can use the mushroom fairy houses as cute kids room decors or it can be a great centerpiece in you miniature fairy garden ! ( If you would like to put it outside don't forget to use some kind of varnish! ) You can slow down the video's speed: just click on the cog icon and choose "speed" option. )
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DIY Mason jar lanterns - Halloween decoration
Decorate your house for Halloween with this stunning, and easy to make enchanted Halloween lantern. With this creative Halloween craft idea you can upcycle some old mason jars and bring a little magical feeling into your home. These halloween mason jar lanterns looks so gorgeous and you don't need to rob a bank to create them! We love the mason jar lanterns because you can really customize them however you want ( it can be a great decor for other holidays as well - of course with different silhouettes )
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DIY Mason jar luminaries ( thrifty Halloween decoration )
Ready for a fantastic crafting session with your kids or students ? Try this fun kids craft by at Instructables! This mason jar luminary is such great Halloween activity for kids of all ages, plus it can be made in under 30 minutes using items that you probably already have around the house! No special tools or skills are required! Get the step-by-step tutorial at Instructables and let's get crafting:
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Crochet cozy for jars and cans
Repurpose/upcycle empty mason jars and tin cans for flowers, pencil cups, cutlery holders, craft supplies, combs/cosmetics or wherever you want some pretty organization! This free crochet pattern is very easy (made with only beginner crochet stitches). This crocheted jar/can cozy is a very nice (and low-budget) way to decorate your home! These mason jar/tin can cozies are changeable (and washable) so you can easily dress up your  jars/cans/bottles differently in any season/holidays if you wish! You can use any size and color yarn, the final products will be gorgeous!
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DIY Fabric covered spring vases
Are you looking for a cheap but still gorgeous, practical and reusable spring home decor idea? If yes, this upcycled fabric spring vase is a perfect spring / easter craft project for you ! And the best is: you can make these vases with any ugly old vase or even simple mason jars / wine bottles, and the fabrics is also reusable ! You can change the fabrics on the vases for any ocassion: you can make a christmas / fall / halloween vase or a gorgeous stylish white / lace wedding vase with this brilliant idea very easily!
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DIY Easy and natural mosquito repellent candles
Did you know that you can make your own mosquito repellent candles? And it is actually super easy! Just follow the step-by-step instructions on The country chic cottage and use this easy natural mosquito repellent candle recipe all summer long. This mosquito repellent candle is a part of summer in mason jars week where she shares jar ideas all summer long, so don't forget to check out the other brilliant summer mason jar crafts created by Angie! What we love the most in this mosquito repellent candle is :it's natural, frugal and super easy to make. This homemade mosquito repellent candle can be a great addition to your upcoming garden party as well!
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DIY Valenslime - easy Valentine slime recipe
Get creative with slime ! This Valenslime or Valentine slime by The Best Ides For Kids can be a great non-candy gift idea for Valentine’s Day. Making slime has become such a sensation with a wide variety of customizable elements. Kids can have fun helping you to make the slime and printing off these cute slime gift tags. This Valentine slime by The Best Ideas For Kids will make a great gift this Valentine’s day ! Get the recipe and let's get crafting:
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How To Make A Beautiful Mason Jar Water Candle
Have you ever come through the feeling when you see something beautiful in a magazine ( or online ) , and you just NEED to make it yourself? That’s exactly what happened with Jillee ! These mason jar water candles are gorgeous and oh-so-simple to make! Plus, the decorating possibilities are practically endless ( you can use fresh citrus, pine, or even flowers ). Quickly get the tutorial at onegoodthingbyjillee.com and create your mason jar water candle today:
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DIY Candy cane sugar scrub - Christmas gift idea
This DIY Candy cane sugar scrub by The Idea Room makes a sweet gift for the holidays, and they’re super easy to make at home! Sugar scrubs are a great way to add some moisture and soften up winter-dry skin. And who doesn’t need that this time of year? This DIY Candy cane sugar scrub is also a great way to relax during the Christmas season.Read this step-by-step tutorial by The Idea Room and create your very own DIY Candy cane sugar scrub today:
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DIY Sock puppet making kit - fun Christmas gift idea for kids
We LOVE making sock puppets and we bet that many children feel the same, so you can’t go wrong with a build a sock puppet kit as a fun Christmas gift idea ! This DIY sock puppet making kit by The Country Chic Cottage will grant hours of fun! This gift in a jar is perfect for the kids on your gift giving list. The kids will love opening this gift then getting creative and building their own sock puppets. You can find hundreds of sock puppet / sock softie ideas around the internet ( even you can find some of them here! ) so choose one, collect the ingredients, stuff them in a big mason jar and voilá' you have the perfect gift for those little creative hands!
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DIY Snowman lamp from an old lamp glass
A lovely winter decor from an old lamp glass ? Brilliant idea! All kinds of interesting ( ball shape ) glasses can be great base for this wonderful snowman lamp ,which can be lovely addition to your Christmas decoration ! Creative, isn't it? Of course,you can use other things than old lamp glasses to create snowman lanterns : mason jars, tea candle holders, wine/drinking glasses .. This snowman craft is absolutely suitable for both kids and adults ,because it's so simple! ( But please be careful with the glass! ) Get Restyled Junks wonderful craft tutorial and learn how to make one:
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DIY Message in a bottle - summer beach decor
We all know how important it is to recycle bottles ,but chucking your old glass bottles in the recycling bin isn’t your only option! Create this DIY Message in a bottle summer beach decor with Sadie Seasongoods! Besides of that it's a lovely summer decor, upcycling your old glass bottles can be an enjoyable, thrifty and rewarding eco-conscious activity. get the tutorial at sadieseasongoods.com and create your very own message in a bottle! ( You can age paper with coffee if you haven't got old book pages at hand )
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DIY Painted rose mason jars - step-by-step painting tutorial (spring decor)
We love upcycling especially when it comes to mason jars ! I bet that you have a few glass jars already at home, and maybe you have created many gorgeous crafts with them, but as you will see, there’s still something new under the sun in the mason jar world ! This gorgeous rose painted mason jar is not just only a perfect stylish ( spring/Easter ) decors for your home, but it's also very easy to paint ! With this great step-by step painting tutorial making these gorgeous rose mason jar vases will be a piece of cake, even if you are a beginner in hand painting !
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DIY Mason jar cup - fun summer mason jar craft
From fun crafts to do with your kids to stylish ways to refresh your home , mason jars serve a variety of purposes. If you need a cool DIY project to make with your mason jars in under an hour, this DIY mason jar cup by Pysselbolaget will be your favorite! Glass is way much better than plastic, and it makes every beverage sparkle! Personalized Mason jar cups look beautiful as party decorations, and though they are made with simple ingredients, they speak volumes about your creativity! Get the step-by-step tutorial at pysselbolaget.se and let's get crafting!
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DIY Mason jar unicorn pencil holder
We are obsessed with unicorn and mason jar crafts! So, why not combine the two? Create these beautiful and super cute mason jar unicorn pencil holders by following along Lines Across' step-by-step tutorial. You can make these adorable mason jar unicorns to keep them on your desk as pencil holders, or they would also be perfect for other things too ( imagine a lovely unicorn planter ) !
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DIY Pink hot chocolate mason jar gift - Valentine's day gift
This mason jar hot chocolate by Homemade Ginger makes the perfect edible DIY ( Valentine's day ) gift ! Easy to make, adorable, absolutely delicious and PINK! ! Follow along Homemade Ginger's recipe and make this edible gift that your friends and family will love! This pink hot chocolate recipe is beautifully rich and creamy, and so cozy to share together!
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DIY Troll mason jar planter - Trolls craft
The Trolls movie has been a huge hit with kids . We have seen so many fun trolls crafts including this amazing troll mason jar planter! If you’re planning a Trolls party or simply just have a Trolls fan in your house, then these princess poppy Trolls mason jars will surely be a hit! We also love the version of Princess Poppy mason jar planter which has paint on the outside and smaller googly eyes. And as a bonus: any pink plant will look great with this super cute mason jar planter! ( Of course you can create trolls with other colors as well! )
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DIY Light bulb hot air balloon - recycling craft
Create something really special out of simple light bulbs ! These hot air balloons are perfect examples of creating something beautiful and delicate out of simple trash just as old light bulbs . Creative isn't it? Making the light bulb hot air balloons is very simple, and you can recycle a few light bulbs with it, which is also a very nice thing! Of course, with this painting technique hot air balloon light bulbs can be made in any other color, if black is not your color. The light bulb hot-air balloon can be a great frugal decoration in the classroom ( in the spirit of recycling ) as well! But because it's glass, this craft project is not suitable with small children.
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Magical fairy lanterns from mason jars
Fairy lanterns ! Now, anyone who has experience with real fairies knows that it is not a good idea to stuff them into mason jars. They will pinch and nip and basically make your life unpleasant if you treat them rudely. These jar luminaries are absolutely fairy friendly alternatives. Perfectly dreamy as a little nightlight, or magical accent. You can use pre cutted fairy silhouettes or make one yourself with a hobby knife ( >>> click here for lots of fairy silhouettes <<< ). You can even use another silhouettes if your aren't a fairy lover type ( Imagine a nice dragon or flower lantern! )
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Crochet Santa mason jar cozy (free crochet pattern)
This cute and easy crocheted Santa mason jar cozy takes about an hour to work up and is super festive! Repurpose / upcycle empty mason jars and create fun Christmas gifts for the kids or your friends/family! This free crochet Santa mason jar cozy pattern is very easy ( made with only beginner crochet stitches ). This crocheted Santa jar cozy is a very fun ( and low-budget ) way to decorate your home at Christmas as well! These mason jar/tin can cozies are changeable ( and washable ) so you can easily dress up your jars/cans/bottles differently in any season/holidays if you wish!
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DIY Easy Valentine luminaries from mason jars
Today, we are bringing you a very simple and easy DIY project for you for Valentine’s Day . Valentine's day is coming so we wanted to bring you something that's simple, fun, and easy to make. Here’s how to make this easy DIY Valentine’s Day Votive . Gorgeous, isn't it? This mason jar craft is so simple, even the smallest crafty hands can create some in no time. This DIY mason jar luminary can be great Valentine's day decor or you can give them as lovely Valentine's day gifts !
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DIY Bourbon bottle pumpkins - fall upcycling craft
Bourbon bottle pumpkins / gourds! Don’t they look terrific? It really pays to hand-paint them to get those gorgeous pumpkin like colors, but of course you can spray paint them if you want to.Read this brilliant written craft tutorial by Sarah and add a bit of pumpkin fun to your jars and glass bottles!Glass bottles are not only cheap, but they’re super easy to personalize and slip into decor. So grab your glass bottles,acrylic paints and create a few gorgeous lass pumpkins as a part of your autumn / fall decor! Pumpkin crafts are always fun to make , so grab a few bourbon bottles and start creating yours!
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10 DIY super cute (kawaii) recycling ideas
Are you looking for a super fun, super cute ( kawaii ) DIY craft project ? Try one of these! With upcycling a few simple household material ( such as mason jars, toilet paper tubes, shoe boxes etc ) you can create an ultra kawaii and useful ( kids ) room decor in minutes! In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn how to make an adorable ultra kawaii trash can from a shoe box , a puppy/dog pencil holder from a mason jar, a stationary organizer from toilet paper tubes , and unicorn decor from a simple tin can , and a kawaii chocolate bonbon box from cardboard pieces! This DIY kawaii craft video is absolutely worth the time if your are a kawaii fanatics just like us!
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DIY coffee pot terrarium with succulents
It's  an absolutely amazing upcycling project: a DIY coffee pot terrarium! You can plant in them any air plants / succulents and it's easily spice up any boring interior.
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DIY Painted spring daisy mason jar vase - recycling craft
We love upcycling especially when it comes to mason jars! I bet that you have a few glass jars already at home, and maybe you have created  many gorgeous crafts with them, but as you will see, there’s still something new under the sun in the mason jar world! This gorgeous daisy painted mason jar is not just only a perfect stylish (spring/Easter) decor for your home, but it's also very easy to paint! With this great step-by step painting tutorial making these gorgeous daisy mason jar vases will be a piece of cake, even if you are a beginner in hand painting!
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DIY Fun mason jar lid owls - recycling craft for kids
Create this recycled craft using jar lids,acrylic paints and simple round sponge applicators. That’s it! Fun huh? These mason jar lid owls are adorable as actual lids for your jars. Maybe for holding toys or trinkets. We could see these in a child’s bathroom filled with cotton balls too! Or you might like the jar lid owls as refrigerator magnets or just a cute display for your child’s wall. (It can be a great outdoor garden decor as well!) Hope you have fun with them! You can create the owls with any fun or pastel colors they will be gorgeous! This painting project is much easier than it seems, you can easily create some with the kids as well!
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DIY Eternal terrarium from a light bulb - recycling craft
This DIY eternal terrarium is an absolutely amazing upcycling project which costs almost nothing! Grab and old light bulb, fill it with small rocks, dirt and moss and bring a little bit of nature inside your home! You can recycle old light bulbs ( or other glass containers ) to create your own miniature ecosystem. This miniature eternal terrarium will spice up your room and the best: you don't need to take care of it at all! Add a little water, close it down and voilá' you have an eternal miniature garden in your room! Crafts with nature are always the bests, but with this green upcycling hom decor project you can recycle some glass trash as well, which is also a very nice thing!
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DIY Galaxy in a jar
Today she is going to show you how to make a Galaxy in a jar ! We really love the final result of this DIY, you can use the Galaxy jars as decor in your room or you can make some to give to your friends. They are very inexpensive to make ( maybe you already have all of the ingredients! )
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Acorn marble necklaces - nature craft for kids
This DIY Acorn marble necklace nature craft is easy and fun to make.Plus it only took about 30 minutes start to finish! Your kids will love to make a gorgeous piece of handmade jewelry which can be worn as a necklace. The acorn marble necklaces are also make wonderful window decorations and are great gifts and birthday party favors too! Unless you have a supply of acorns and/or acorn caps on hand like we do, you will probably need to go on a nature hunt to collect them. Look around oak trees and you’ll find plenty.
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