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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!
Crochet Santa mason jar cozy (free crochet pattern)
Be a jolly gift giver and cover jars of sweets this Christmas! This jar cozy is easy to crochet and can be used for treats for years to come. 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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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 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 Christmas mason jar luminary
This is something so fun about a mason jar luminary! It’s a pretty simple Christmas craft, but every one loves the fun glow! We love them because they are fun and easy to make! So easy to customize them too! A Christmas tree mason jar luminary is a great way to decorate for the holidays or seasons, too. You can use any stickers to create the pine tree shapes or you can simply draw the outlines with a marker and freehand paint it! These gorgeous Christmas tree jar luminaries will be a perfect addition to your Christmas decor! . . .
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DIY Family photo snow globe from a mason jar
If your kids love snow they can enjoy snow every day by making a snow globe in a jar -complete with their own photo! If  you are looking for an unique, quick and inexpensive winter decor / Christmas gift, this is a perfect craft for you! Make your own miniature winter wonderland with sweet memories: a snow globe / snow dome from a simple mason jar and a laminated family photo! In this nice craft blog you can find the step-by step instructions on how to make your own cute little winter decoration. This mason jar snow globe can be a lovely keepsake Christmas gift or you can simply use them as gorgeous and fun winter decors. . . .
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Easy DIY snowflake mason jars - Christmas upcycling craft
Capture the magic of winter / Christmas in with this brilliant winter craft idea: the snowflake jar! This Christmas decor project packs a big impact but it takes little effort! If you have kids or grandkids they will also love this easy mason jar upcycling project! You can use any size mason jars to make this gorgeous snowy winter  / mason jar decor, and add extra decorations as you wish. You can use this frugal folk art winter decor to decorate your home at Christmas or gift them to your loved ones, either way it will bring happiness and joy ! . . .
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DIY Mason jar utensil caddy - upcycling craft
Mason jars are hot and with good reason: you will love how versatile they are! You can do so much with them, like making a gorgeous vintage style mason jar utensil caddy! We’ve seen many variations of DIY utensil caddys on Pinterest but none were clamped to a board similar to the hanging mason jar vases. Read this step-by-step upcycling tutorial and make your very own useful vintage utensil caddy from a few empty mason jars and a wooden board in no time! . . .
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DIY Halloween magic potion bottle decor - upcycling craft
This is one of those halloween upcycling craft projects that is truly fun to make! You simply don’t know how your magic potion bottles will come out, which is part of the fun! Aren’t these DIY Halloween magic potion bottles are divine? And it’s fun to create something for Halloween that is less frightful and more fantastical. It’s like having all my Merlin-Dumbledore-Gandalf dreams come true, right before your eyes!  Sadie Seasongoods will show you in this nice craft tutorial how to make your own magic potion bottles from simple glass bottles or spice rack bottles! . . .
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Crochet mason jar cozy (free crochet pattern)
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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Lego Ninjago - easy DIY ninja lanterns
We love the lego movies so much and we were thrilled to share a fun lego craft project with you for a newest lego movie: the Lego Ninjago Movie - which will be in theaters September 22nd! We love the overall concept of the movie which emphasizes team work and working together. Jen created painted party lego ninjago head lanterns which make really cool decorations for a lego Ninjago Movie party. This is also a really fun craft that you can make with kids to celebrate the new lego movie release! . . .
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DIY Magic zen meditation jars - relax snow globes
We thought we’d share a little meditation activity today for anyone looking for their moment of calm. These magic jars are so mesmerizing! The idea is that after you shake the jar, you just watch and wait…by the time all the glitter reaches the bottom ( about 1 minute) you will have found your happy place. The great magic of these “magic” medfitational jars is that your kids will be be teaching themselves the practice before you even get started in on an explanation. . . .
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DIY Ghost mason jar lantern - easy Halloween decor
There are just so many fun things you can do with mason jars, especially at the holidays, and we are excited about sharing this totally adorable mason jar ghost lantern that’s perfect for lighting up your Halloween decor! So cute, right?!  It’s also a fast and easy project! Think about lighting your walk or porch on Halloween night, or the nights leading up to Halloween. If you’re decorating for a Halloween party, this mason jar ghost lantern would be adorable centerpiece, or even along the path to the doors of the party.  No matter how you use them, they are darling! If you use battery operated tea lights, they can safely be used both indoors and outdoors. . . .
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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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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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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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DIY Neon mason jar mummies - fun Halloween decor
Halloween isn’t Halloween without a mummy or two! These neon mason jar mummies 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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DIY Miniature elements jar medals - unique gift idea
Are you looking for a frugal, super easy , super fun and unique gift or accessory? Try these miniature orbit jars!  These element (or orbit) jars gonna rock your world! There are so many fun crafts when it comes to mason jars, but this is so far our favorite because it has so many possibilities. You can create decorative mason jars or miniature glass bottle medals with orbit or star themes (Moon, Earth, Sun, starry sky or galaxy ) or you can create other fun and unique mini glass bottle medals (rainbow, unicorn, lucky green, 4 element bottles etc) This mini glass bottle medal can be a great gift for any occasion or you can create some for yourself just for fun. This jewelry making project is absolutely suitable for teens and kids as well! . . .
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DIY Gorgeous and easy crochet mason jar cover - free pattern
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 no fuss amigurumi aquarium - free crochet fish pattern
This no fuss amigurumi aquarium is so unique,fun adorable and also super  quick to crochet!  This no fuss amigurumi aquarium with this super adorable crochet goldfish and seaweed can be a great gift for kids and adults both! It can be  also a great kids room decor, or you can gift his cute miniature amigurumi goldfish for a friend as a pet! Who can resist a super cute (kawaii) and fun gift? Especially if its crocheted? Alongside the free written crochet pattern you will find and extra pictorial tutorial on how to assemble your very own adorable amigurumi aquarium (goldfish and seaweed). This super cute crochet fish is easy-to-create and perfect to start with . . .
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DIY jellyfish in a bottle - fun recycling craft for kids
Upcycle some common household trash into a super fun frugal summer toy: a floating jellyfish in the bottle! How to play: just let the kids turn he bottle upside down – they’ll be surprised to see the plastic bag jellyfish moves every time they turn the bottle! This will help exercise young kids hand and arm muscles as well when they flip, rotate or turn the bottle. They can also learn about the relationship between the direction of bottle and the movement of the jellyfish. For older kids, you can ask them questions about why the jellyfish always floats up to the water surface and what is the differences between the real jellyfish and the one in the bottle. You can make a few extra bottles for your child’s friends! . . .
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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 Metallic copper mason jars with blue patina
Read this brilliant written craft tutorial by Suburble and add a bit of antique glam to your mason jarsMason jars are such a popular vintage/rustic decor items these days. Not only are they cheap, but they’re super easy to personalize and slip into decor. So grab your mason jars, acrylic paints and create a few gorgeous metallic (copper) mason jars for yourself or as a beautiful gift! If you haven't got patinaageing paint you could use dry-brush technique instead to paint your mason jars! And of course this ageing painting technique will work well with other colors as well: imagine an antique gold-brown, or a pearl-white pastell combo! . . .
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DIY Vintage mason jar soap dispenser - upcycling craft
Give your kitchen or bathroom some style with mason jar soap dispensers! They’re inexpensive to make and brings the perfect vintage touch to your space. Follow these easy step-by-step instructions to learn how to make your own lovely vintage/shabby style soap dispenser with a single mason jar and a store bought liquid soap! This upcycling craft project will give you a great start to decorate your home in rustic / vintage style, and  it's easy to make and inexpensive as well! This mason jar soap dispenser also could be a great frugal spa gift for your loved ones!  Who loves mason jars as much as we do? . . .
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DIY Beach terrarium from a mason jar - summer decoration
Today Laura from Finding Home is sharing with us how to make a gorgeous and super simply to make beach terrarium! If you are like us and you are patiently waiting for your beach vacation and need a little bit of “beach” right now, or if you want to display your memories and treasures from a vacation already enjoyed – this project is perfect!   Simply find your favorite jar, with or without a cover, fill with sand found at a craft store (or your favorite destination) and begin layering in your seashells and treasures. This mason jar beach terrarium is simple way to store your treasures or bring memories (or anticipation!) into your home. She used a mixture of coral, starfish, sea glass, sand dollars and shells. . . .
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DIY Ocean in a jar - summer craft idea for kids
Make mini aquarium sensory bottles so kids can tap on the aquarium wall without getting in trouble as they shake up some ocean animals, make some waves, and learn about the creatures of the sea. As kids shake up their miniature mason jar aquariums they can find and name ocean animals. Her kid’s picked out a variety of ocean animals like sea horses, fish, crabs, stingrays, sharks, and jellyfish to add to their mini aquariums. They love flipping the jar aquariums over and watching the waves crash and the animals swim. They helped make their own aquarium sensory bottle but you could always make one on your own so your kid could discover the sea animals inside. . . .
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How to make a homemade butterfly feeder ( 2 different ways)
Besides bringing a magical beauty to any garden, butterflies help promote growth by pollinating flowers. You can attract more butterflies to your yard with these super easy to make and frugal DIY butterfly feeders – one made with a ceramic plate and one made with a mason jar – that also serve as attractive garden ornaments. Mother Nature would definitely approve. Dont forget to hot glue some colorful silk flowers on your butterfly feeders to help attract butterflies.  Fill the feeders with the sugar water butterfly food, and watch your beautiful garden butterflies as they enjoying it! . . .
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How to make a paper vase sleeve - easy geometric home decor
Do you have an ugly old chipped vase? Turn it into a gorgeous, modern, stylish home decor piece with a few folds and a single sheet of copy paper! Brilliant recycling craft idea, isn't it? This geometric paper vase sleeve is super easy to make and its also very addictive! Once you understand the folds, you can't stop making them. You can use regular white copy/printer paper or construction paper  to create your own gorgeous modern home decor pieces! Of course you can recycle other materials to create the vase: such as plastic bottles, glass bottles, mason jars, or tin cans! Cover some mason jars with this paper origami vase cover and voilá' you have a chick and inexpensive office stationary holder! . . .
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DIY Fairy house with attic using two mason jars - recycle
In this nice step-by-step video tutorial Creative Mother shows you how she made a medium size fairy house with attic using two mason jars (one on top of the other), tin foil, hot glue, white air-dry clay and acrylic paint. This super adorable fairy house is very fun to make and you can use it as candy jar for a candy bar, birthday party, thank you gift for a baby shower, kids' room decor, piggy bank, jewelry box, cookie jar or even as a fairy garden decor! You can turn it into a lamp also adding some battery operated LED candle lights. The finished woodland fairy house containers couldn’t be more adorable! . . .
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DIY easy geometric paper vase sleeve - modern home decor
Do you have an ugly old chipped vase? Turn it into a gorgeous, modern, stylish home decor piece with a few folds and a single sheet of copy paper! Brilliant recycling craft idea, isn't it? This geometric paper vase sleeve is super easy to make and its also very addictive! Once you understand the folds, you can't stop making them. You can use regular white copy/printer paper or construction paper  to create your own gorgeous modern home decor pieces! Of course you can recycle other materials to create the vase: such as plastic bottles, glass bottles, mason jars, or tin cans! Cover some mason jars with this paper origami vase cover and voilá' you have a chick and inexpensive office stationary holder! . . .
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DIY fun light bulb birds with feathers - recycle craft
We bet you never throw away light bulbs and always waiting for inspiration to use them up .. like today, when we  decided to share this brilliant recycling craft idea with you! So grab a few old light bulbs and create these lovely light bulb birds. These beautiful light bulb birds are so colorful and look great hanging from the ceiling! Learn to decoupage light bulb birds with tissue paper with the help of Crafts by Amanda's written tutorial. The light bulb birds are not just only perfect ways to upcycle some household trash, but they also  can be gorgeous decors in your home or garden at springtime! The kids will love to create a few fun colorful light bulb birds with you! . . .
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DIY Beaded candle holder and vase
Spring is THE time to experiment with color ! Let your inner garden party goddess come out with this chic & easy DIY project! You will love how easy is to create gorgeous home decors with this simple, but brilliant  beading technique! To create this fun and gorgeous beaded pattern you will need  transparent acrylic paint , spray paints and that's all! With this brilliant beading technique you can turn boring old decor elements and household trash into gorgeous stylish home decor pieces! You can use mason jars, tin cans, boring vases and almost everything to create you own fresh spring decors! (Of course you can use a pearler pen as well.) . . .
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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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