ways with recycled glass jars roundup

pin jar with pin cushion lidRecycled glass jars are great for storing all sorts of things, from pantry staples to nails in the garage. They are also make cheap drinking glasses in a pinch.

But there are many other uses for recycled glass jars as the tutorials below demonstrate.

If you’re like me and have trouble throwing out glass jars, here’s a few creative ideas for reusing them.


soap dispenser from jar
Soap dispenser @ Blissfully Content
pin jar with pin cushion lidPin cushion jar @ Martha Stewart jar oil lamp
Oil lamp @ Raised in Cotton
mason jar hanging storage
Hanging storage @ Liz Marie Blog
magnetic spice jars
Magnetic spice jars @ DAV.I.SON
craft storage
Craft storage @ Good Housekeeping
soy candles
Soy candles @ Soap Queen
herb garden in jars
Jar herb garden @ The Charlotte
candle holders
Tea light holders @ Mark Montano
chalkboard lables
Chalkboard labels at The Flibbertigibbert
boredom jar
Boredom jar @ Somewhat Simple
lantern
Mason jar lantern @ Intimate Weddings
decorating jars
Ideas for jar decoration @ Too Much Time
jar planter
Jar planter @ Not Just a Housewife
gift hamper
Gift hamper in a jar @ Home for the Holidays
spout on jar
Add a spout @ The Cheese Chef
drink bottle
Drink jar @ 3191 Miles Apart
cup cake jar
Cup cakes in a jar @ Cookies and Cups
gardeners hand soap
Gardener’s hand soap @ Create Studio
sugarsoap in a jar
Sugar scrub in a jar @ Maybe Matilda
cookies-in-a-jar-18-psd
Cookies in a jar @ Intimate Weddings
Top image from the Martha Stewart website

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4 Responses to “ways with recycled glass jars roundup”
  1. trace says:

    love the jar herb garden :)

  2. Lucy says:

    Thank you so much for this round up!
    I have had to recycle most of my jars as they build up quickly and there is only so much room in the cupboard!

    Another idea is to use them as a piggy bank by cutting a hole in the top. We have a couple hidden on op of our fridge for saving small change in – it soon adds up!

    I liked the jar herb garden idea and the hand wash dispenser best, such clever ideas :)

  3. Lucy says:

    * on top of the fridge – silly typo!

  4. Melissa says:

    I have lots of jars too. I love the pin cushion jar – just have to work out how to do it with a regular lidded jar.

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