16 Smart Ways to Use a Mason Jar

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Mason jars have been around for so long, and yet, we still love them! No longer are they used only for canning and pickling, there are several other smart ways to use Mason jars lately. Check out these 16 genius ideas that you can start doing with your Mason jars now!
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Sugar Scrubs & Bath Salts

How beautiful is this? Use a Mason jar to store DIY sugar scrubs or bath salts! Be sure to use organic roses and rosemary though! You'll need a spice jar and Mason jar pour lid.
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Homemade Garden Spray

Whether you are fighting off pesky insects or giving your garden some nutrients, a gorgeous homemade spray in a Mason jar with a spray cap is the way to go!
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Homemade Cleaner

Here's another way to use a Mason jar with a spray cap! Make homemade cleaning solutions! Spray the windows and mirrors while refilling the Mason jar over and over. So smart!
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Store Cotton Balls

Use a gorgeous blue Mason with a neat flip lid to store cotton balls in the bathroom. It's both decorative and useful!
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Sprinkle Jars

Purchase sprinkles in bulk and sort them in small Mason jars. Then, attach a Mason jar lid ( as pictured) to use the sprinkles with all of your future baking projects! So pretty.
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Food Storage

Use large jars to store items like pasta and use small jars to store items like seeds and rice in the pantry. So beautiful! Use a  lid to pour out the exact amount you need. 
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Craft storage

How brilliant! Use a Mason jar to store twine, ribbon, and even yarn. Say goodbye to tangled up messes and hello to a beautifully organised system. 
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Fermentation

Check out this Mason jar fermentation system. It is a super smart mould-free way to make fermented goodies at home! This is definitely worth a try.
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Salad Dressing

Do you enjoy homemade salad dressing? So do we! Check out how smart this idea is! Store all of your amazing salad dressing in various Mason jars, then pour them as needed over salads, veggies, and so much more. Brilliant!
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Condiments

How cute is this? Impress your guests with this condiment pump. It's easy to use on hamburgers, hot dogs, and so much more!  Think of all the BBQ options! Simply add a  lid with a pump to any Mason jar. 
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Flour Jar

We love this gorgeous way of storing flour! Use the same Mason jar lid as you would with the sprinkles (as seen above), but use a taller Mason jar for flour! It makes dusting dough and surfaces so much easier. Plus, the jar and lid will look pretty in your kitchen.
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Salad Jar

Bring your salad to work in a chic jar like this! You could even get a jar that holds the salad dressing separate ( see that here). Many of the salad jars come in a plastic option, making it even more convenient for lunches on the go.
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Hot Tea

Yup, jars can hold hot items too just like this hot tea drink. The jars are simple to clean and reuse saving you time and money. 
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Water

Plastic Mason jars would be a great option to bring to the beach or pool, but I love the yellow  drinking cap paired with this coloured jar. Bring it with you and it will help remind you to drink more H2O throughout the day!
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Fruit Infused Water

Hello hydration! Why not stick some fruit slices in your water? Whether you are looking to detox, get extra vitamins, or simply hydrate in style, fruit infused water in a jar is perfect all year long. 
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Smoothies

Ice cold smoothies are unbeatable! Drink them on the go in reusable jars. Toss everything in a blender then toss it all in the dishwasher when you're done. How easy is that? Smoothies are so healthy too!
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WRITTEN BY:  smartschoolhouse
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