DIY: Repurposing Glass Jars!
I love decorating and crafting, but doing those things on a budget is sometimes challenging! So when I ran across these ideas on ways to repurpose glass jars, I was super excited!
Recycle sweaters or t-shirts and glass jars... Great gift idea/centre piece for Valentine's Day!
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Create more storage space by clearing off your counter top. Mount a magnetic strip underneath your cabinets to hold smaller, matching jars for your spices.
Haha! These photo frames made me smile. You could also stand the jar upright and fill it with olive oil to give your picture a sepia effect like this.
Here's the best crafting tip I have ever given: Keep every glass jar and lid that you can. Wash the jars, peel off the labels and keep them for projects. They also make cute giveaway containers for presents if you wrap the object in tissue paper before you stuff it in the jar. Ah. I'm getting off topic. Glue an animal to the lid and spray paint! For this project, I do not recommend hot glue because it does not do well with temperature changes. An epoxy glue like E6000 would work best...
Glass containers can also be turned into table lamps or pendant lighting.
Definitely a category more akin to the DIY crowd because of the non-complexity it entails. Not to say that some of these haven't had some hard work put toward them. But you'll definitely find this style in both formal and informal circles.
The look of rugged, raw metal and thick glass I think sums this trend up nicely. From wire caging to mason jars, it's hot hot hot right now.