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25 Spooky Fun Mason Jar Projects

A collection of 25 Spooky Mason Jar Projects, perfect for Halloween decor, gifts and more!

25 Spooky Fun Mason Jar Projects We just wrapped up Halloween in a Jar Week! It was great coming up with mason jar ideas along with, The Cottage Market, The Country Chic Cottage, The Shabby Creek Cottage and A Little Clareificaton. Here's a round up of everyone's ideas: An InLinkz Link-up … [Read more...]

Mason Jar Candy Witch

Mason Jar Candy Witch, a fun and fast craft for Halloween! Makes great decor or hostess/teacher gift!

Mason Jar Candy Witch Hi, I can't believe it's our final day of Halloween in a Jar! Stop back on Sunday for a round-up of all 25 brand-new Halloween themed mason jar projects. I'm feeling a little witchy today... Supplies: Wide mouth pint sized mason jar, package of Sixlets, witches's hat, googly eyes, green card stock, mouth cut from vinyl or paper, black yarn and hot glue. Step 1: Cut a triangle from the … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Cookie Kit in a Jar

Create a darling Pumpkin Cookie Kit in a Jar

Pumpkin Cookie Kit in a Jar Woo hoo... It's another fabulously frightful day of Halloween in a Jar! Today, I've got something sweet on tap for you: a Pumpkin Cookie Kit in a Jar. This would make a fun present for your child's teacher or a great hostess gift if you're heading to a Halloween party. Supplies: Quart sized mason jar (hint: if you need a jar with a smooth side, check out Kerr Mason Jars), a vinyl … [Read more...]

Halloween Scene in a Jar

How to create a Halloween Scene in a Jar, a fun Halloween Decor Project

Halloween Scene in a Jar Hello ghouls and goblins... Welcome to Halloween in a Jar Week! I'm joining The Cottage Market, The Country Chic Cottage, The Shabby Creek Cottage and A Little Clareificaton for this week. We're bringing you fun craft, decor and food ideas... all in mason jars of course! By the time we get to Friday, we'll have a whopping twenty five cool ideas for you. OK, you know those snowy scenes in … [Read more...]

Spooky City Mason Jar Decor

Spooky City Mason Jar Decor: How to transform plain mason jars into a spooky city scene for Halloween.

Spooky City Mason Jar Decor Hi, I'm excited about what we have planned for you on Day 2 of Halloween in a Jar! I'm hanging out with The Cottage Market, The Country Chic Cottage, The Shabby Creek Cottage and A Little Clareificaton are we're each coming up with a new mason jar project every day this week. I live in Seattle, where the iconic Space Needle is the symbol of our city. That's what I wanted to do something … [Read more...]

Halloween Mason Jar Candle Holders

DIY Halloween Mason Jar Candle Holders, a great fall decor project

Halloween Mason Jar Candle Holders Halloween is one of my favorite times of the year to decorate and there's no better {or more versatile} way to do it than with mason jars. That's why I'm so excited to be sharing  a week of Halloween themed mason jar projects with some of my favorite bloggers! Each day, all five of us with be sharing a new project, so there will be twenty-five Ghoulishy Great Mason Jar ideas by the … [Read more...]

A Dozen Fun Filler Ideas

Cheap, chic and creative ways to fill up empty jars and vases with stuff you probably already have at home!

A Dozen Fun Filler Ideas Have you ever found the perfect container or vase, just to fret over how to fill it up? Here are a dozen cool and colorful filler ideas. Many of them are "free" and the rest are very budget friendly. Candy is a sweet filler. There are so many options including Conversation Hearts and Red Hearts... Starburst... Chocolate Sixlets come in every color of the rainbow. Licorice pieces also … [Read more...]

Mason Jar Teacher Gift

How to make a fun and useful Mason Jar Teacher's Gift for back to school

Mason Jar Teacher Gift Recently, I got the chance to post over at my friend Steph's blog, The Silly Pearl. If you don't follow Steph's blog yet-- you should. She is an amazing crafter and seamstress and she seems to have an endless supply of awesome ideas! My kids are starting school today, so I thought it would be fun to make a Mason Jar Teacher Gift. Supplies: Wooden Ruler Box (from Michaels), 3 pint sized Mason … [Read more...]

Blackberry Peach Jam

Blackberry Peach Jam Recipe: Enjoy the flavor of Ripe peaches and delicious blackberries all year long! Great on crackers, toast and vanilla ice cream.

Blackberry Peach Jam Recipe The end of summer is a time of transition. Peaches and blackberries are abundant in late August-- it almost seems as if they're a sweet parting gift from summer to all of us. Enjoy these delicious fruits all year long with this recipe for Blackberry Peach Jam. You can use a stock pot to process the jam, so no major investment in canning equipment is required. Ingredients: 1 1/2 quarts of … [Read more...]

DIY Five Spice Blend

How to make your own Five Spice Blend, a staple of Chinese cuisine! Plus an amazing mason jar hack, how to get a "free" lid and printable labels.

DIY Five Spice Blend Have you ever used Five Spice Blend also known as Five Spice Powder in your cooking? If you like making Chinese cuisine, there's a good chance you have! I've seen Five Spice Blend listed as an ingredient in everything from Chinese Chicken Salad, to duck and pork dishes... even cookies. It's a very versatile blend with a distinctive flavor that adds a lot to any dish. You can buy this blend at some … [Read more...]