Mason jars are often used for decorating the home, wedding gifts, item storage and other creative crafts. Here are Cute Mason Jar Craft Ideas which can help you to repurpose those old mason jars for decoration or useful pieces.
I have also seen similar centerpieces that use epsom salts instead of sugar. You could also sprinkle a mix of pearls/gems. Sand (or sugar), faux pearls, a 3 candle. An easy DIY wedding centerpiece idea.
DIY sequin flower vase :) All you have to do to is sprinkle some sequins into the bottom of the vase before you fill it with water. And after you arrange the flowers, the stems will disperse the sequins to give your vase just the right amount of glitz