5 Creative Ways To Repurpose Jars

Besides canning food, we found bonus uses for the humble Mason jar and its other counterparts.

  • Sock cosies
    DIY Sock Cosies JarSprucing up a plain old jar is as simple as slipping a sock over it. The best way to repurpose all those single, odd socks without a pair.
  • Vases
    DIY Flower Vase Jar
    Make a crowning centrepiece with three jars in a simple, wooden rack.
  • Stationery holder
    DIY Stationery Holder Mason Jar
    Equally great for stationery or small bits and pieces, these jars will keep your workstation in good order.
  • Soap dispenser
    DIY Soap Dispenser Jar
    Detach an old soap dispenser pump and affix together with the jar by making a hole on the metal lid. You can also glue the whole contraption together.
  • LED tealight vessels
    DIY Tealight Vessel Jar
    For a mood-enhancing touch, you can’t go wrong with alluring shadows produced by tealights in jars.

This was adapted from an article originally written by Disa Tan that appeared in the July 2014 issue of SquareRooms