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[12 Sep 2014 | Comments Off | 1,561 views]
Make Candy Corn Treat Jars

It should go without saying that I am addicted to the dollar store, but in particular I have an obsession with the glassware aisle.  And I have a very special place in my heart for various kinds of jars.  The jars with the clasp-y sealing lids are among my favorites, and I really love how Kimberly gave them this candy corn makeover!  You can find …

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[25 Aug 2014 | Comments Off | 5,360 views]
Make Recycled Witch’s Apothecary Jars

Are you thinking about Halloween yet?  It’ll be here before you know it!  Get a start on your spooky creations with these fun witch’s apothecary jars by Maria at Magia Mia.  Would you have guessed that they are made out of recycled plastic vitamin bottles?  We’re amazed!  All it takes is some hot glue, some paint, and a little imagination to turn them into Halloween decor. …

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[30 Nov 2013 | 2 Comments | 8,073 views]
Make Snowman Treat Jars

Gifts-in-a-jar are a perennial favorite.  There are so many useful or fun things you can put into jars, and so many ways that you can dress them up – the possibilities are almost endless!  Kathy at Sparkles and a Stove came up with these cute little guys, turning treat-filled jars into little snowmen.  They would also make great party favors and could easily be used …

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[8 Sep 2013 | 2 Comments | 4,233 views]
Make Glittered Mason Jars

Recycle old canning jars into something new, or pick up a new Mason jar at the dollar store to create these beautiful home décor accents. Over at Homemade Simple, I show you how to make pretty painted and glitter-dipped jars to use as vases or a pretty centerpiece. You can always find canning jars at the thrift store, at garage sales, or at the grocery …

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[3 Aug 2013 | Comments Off | 3,874 views]
Make Washi Tape Kitchen Jars

Does your kitchen decor need a facelift? Colleen from Just Paint It! has a quick, easy, and practical idea. After she discovered some glass jars from Dollar Tree had lids just the right width to decorate with washi tape, she ran with the idea and, after adding a little coordinating paint, ended up with a cute set of custom jars in under 15 minutes. They …

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[20 Apr 2013 | 2 Comments | 2,333 views]
Make Dinosaur Playdough Storage Jars

Playdough can be a messy thing. In addition to making a mess while playing, you also have to deal with the question of where to store it. Plastic bags rip and tear, plastic containers crack. Glass baby food jars are a good size but oh-so-boring. Boring, that is, until Kristi from Lolly Jane got her hands on some and transformed them into adorable color-coded kid storage. …

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[12 Mar 2013 | 13 Comments | 9,490 views]
Tutorial: Decorative Recycled Glass Jars

 

I mentioned in this post that I like to stock up on the cute little birds that Dollar Tree brings out in the spring.  I’ve made several things with these birds, like a faux pewter dish and a jewelry tray.  Well, the birds are back for another project:  recycled decorative jars!  These adorable containers are easy and inexpensive to make, and they’re perfect for gift …

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[2 Mar 2013 | Comments Off | 12,605 views]
Make Lidded Apothecary Jars

Apothecary jars are a stylish way to show off everything from cotton balls in your bathroom to candy on a buffet line. Clutter instantly looks classy when corralled into these elevated lidded jars. Heather walks us through how to make these great jars over on Home Made Simple.

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[29 Oct 2012 | 2 Comments | 28,349 views]
Make Soda Bottle Bell Jars

Though bell jars are actually scientific equipment, they became popular in home decor as well during Victorian times.  It’s a great look for displaying your favorite knick-knacks, but it’s a look that doesn’t always come cheap.  Buying glass bell jars can easily cost you upwards of $30 each!  Before you go out and spend a week’s worth of grocery money on a collection of them, …

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[20 Sep 2012 | 2 Comments | 5,954 views]
Halloween Crafts for the Kitchen: Deathly Decanters, Scary Spice Jars, Creepy Chip Clips

This week, I am sharing a Halloween Hostess Gift over at SpottedCanary.com, featuring a whole lot of great dollar store projects for the Halloween kitchen. I found these fun glass oil and vinegar bottles at the dollar store, and I knew they’d look amazing with K&Company’s Halloween Die Cut Label Stickers by Brenda Walton. I love these labels so much, and the resulting projects could …