Mini Mason Jars

Mini Mason Jars

Mini mason jars have so many uses.  I didn’t realize how many things you can fill them with until I needed to create favors for a wedding.  Whether you are hosting a rustic wedding, country theme party, western gala, or simply are looking for a unique way to display small items, mini mason jars are ideal.   They can add color and the filler can be just about any small item from candy to sweet treats.  You will see below that you can even bake with them.  A favorite DIY project, we offer some ideas using these fun glass treat holders.

When I saw that you can even bake pie in mini mason jars, I was quite impressed. Created by I Like Pie in Clarmont, California,  these treats are sure to be unique gifts or favors for any occasion.

Mini mason jars are also perfect serving containers for fun desserts.  The ones below, created by I Like Pie, show fun toppings like fresh fruit and mini shaped cookies.

Another use for mini mason jars is to hold homemade scrubs.  These are great gifts and popular for spa theme baby showers, bridal showers and bachelorette parties.   I found the one shown here on Deliciously Organized.  You will also find the easy recipe on the website.   While sugar is the key ingredient, the coconut and almond oil give it a wonderful scent.

Mini mason jars also make great decorations.  you can fill them with small candies, marbles or any colorful object.   Tie in your celebration colors by using colored filler.    Check out these cute jars by Oh Happy Day.  They are transformed into great vases, simply by dipping them in paint.  You don’t have to be particularly crafty or even exacting when painting the jars.  Anyone can do it.  The website gives you step by step directions to make these easy decorations.   They can be used for centerpieces or to dress up your table  for birthday parties, baptisms, communions, or any other celebrations.  Pastel paint is great for baby showers and you can incorporate your school colors when decorating these for a graduation party.

Our best selling baptism and christening favors happen to be these cute personalized mini mason jar favors.  They come with the jar, a silver lid and a sheet of custom labels with your choice of design and message.

All you need to do is find a small candies to fill them, and you have a ready-made favor.  They also make great mini weights to hold a helium balloon.  Another option is to tie the name of each guest on the jar, so that they can also be used as place cards holders. Finally you can incorporate them into your centerpiece.  Guests can later use them to store small objects.