Have you ever thought about using a canning jar for any other purpose than storing things or have too many canning jars than the things to store in them. If yes, this post is especially for you to make the best out of the waste or to just show your creativity for using the things for which they are particularly made.
Here Are Some Things Which You Can Try On Canning Jars
If you want to decorate your outdoor area with some outdoor things, just break a glow sticks and put all the pieces in canning jar or just fill it with small led lights. You can also wrap the opening of jar with some paper and make small holes on them keeping some space to add an effect to lightening.
This idea will work better in festive eves or during outdoor party. You can turn all your empty canning jars into hanging lanterns within a few minutes. Just make holes on cap of the canning jar and install small sized bulbs inside by putting the electric wire in through holes of the jar’s cap. Hang these beautiful lanterns on trees in the garden for gracious look.
Candle Light Dinner
So you impress your partner without much extra efforts on a candle light dinner? Try putting the candle inside the canning jar and add little more creativity in it like painting the jar or decorating it will make it more beautiful.
Paint your jars with different colors and designs, match with the interior of your house and they will turn into beautiful vases to store fresh flowers or artificial ones.
Use of canning jars can be another way to make some greenery around your house or in your house. You can grow some plants in these jars. All you need to do is just fill some soil in these jars and some seeds or roots of plant, then store them in an area with some sunlight, use balcony or backyard and don’t forget to water them every day.
Store Art Supplies
The most creative way to use these jars is to make them colorful not from outside but from inside. You can use these jars to store crayons or color pencils or even other art supplies like thumb pins etc.
Make It A Piggy Bank
Give your child a canning jar by decorating it a bit and tell them to use it as a piggy bank, this will not only make them understand the value of money but will also develop a habit of saving in them.
Who doesn’t like to store memories and how if these memories become extra special when you store them in your creative frames made of canning jars? Yes, the all you need is a canning jar with an average diameter. Roll your photos and insert it in the jars keep them upside down and your photo frame is ready.
If your kids are interested to rear a fish in home and you don’t have an aquarium, you can still pleas your kids. Just take a big sized canning jar. Put some colorful aquarium stones and artificial plants inside the jar and then put the fish inside. You can just keep a small sized fish in canning jar aquarium.
Keeping sewing things and accessories arranged in one places is also a difficult thing. You can use a canning jar to store all your things arranged at a place whether it be sewing material or first aid things.
Take a canning jar and wrap ht well with a polka dot gift paper. Finish the neck of jar beautifully with satin ribbon. Your pen stand is ready. This will keep your pens, pencils and crayons organized.
You will be surprised to see that how beautifully you can use canning jars for Christmas decoration. Take transparent canning jar and design them as decorative pieces. Wing your creativity well and implement innovative ideas like putting a cozy Santa cloz inside and decorating the environment their like fog. Similarly, you can make a decorative piece with Christmas tree inside the jar.
So, you know many good ideas for reusing empty canning jars in your home. Several more ideas can be discovered by yourself if you look around you and see that what more you can do with the hump of empty canning jars you have.