35+ Glass Bottle Crafts from Your Recycling Bin

35+ Glass Bottle Crafts from Your Recycling Bin

I’m sure you’ve heard me mention it countless times, but glass recycling is no longer available where I live. While we’ve adjusted our shopping habits to accommodate this, it’s not always easy to avoid glass bottles and jars. Which means I am ALWAYS looking for upcycling ideas for glass bottle crafts.

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Decorating for Spring with Fairy Garden Accessories in Vintage Glass Jars

Decorating for Spring with Fairy Garden Accessories in Vintage Glass Jars

Several years ago, before I even started my blog, I created some “Spring Jars” using fairy garden accessories and dollhouse accessories to create mini fairy gardens. I just thought they were the cutest things ever- y’all know I love miniature ANYTHING! And when I reposted the old photo on my Facebook page, the positive response was overwhelming. So, I knew I needed to create a few new ones to put up here on my blog.Read more ›

Irish Home Decor in a Green Jar as a St. Patrick’s Day Craft

Irish Home Decor in a Green Jar as a St. Patrick’s Day Craft

Back when I was 25-years-old, I treated myself to a trip to Ireland. I quickly fell in love with the entire country, but specifically a region called The Burren. For a girl from the Chicago suburbs, its pastoral simplicity was almost exotic. I made a mental note to somehow capture it in miniature to use as Irish home decor for St. Patrick’s Day.

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Upcycling Mason Jar Lids into Rustic Christmas Ornaments

Upcycling Mason Jar Lids into Rustic Christmas Ornaments

Mason jar lids are an ideal craft project material, aren’t they? I frequently find the lids and bands at thrift stores, and crafting with them is always fun! This bag of lids was a great find on one of my thrifting adventures and I knew they’d be perfect for upcycling into rustic Christmas ornaments.

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Christmas Snowglobes in Vintage Mason Jars

Christmas Snowglobes in Vintage Mason Jars

A few years ago, I made a series of Christmas snowglobes – the waterless kind. A trendy retailer had advertised their version for an uppity price, prompting me to try and recreate them myself. And let me tell you, an obsession was born! Of course, my versions were made with vintage mason jars (or other old jars) and vintage Christmas decorations that were dainty enough to fit.Read more ›

Coastal Decorating with Beach in a Jar

Coastal Decorating with Beach in a Jar

Over the years, I’ve procured several blue ball mason jars, particularly those with air bubbles inside the glass. I’m such a sucker for old aqua jars with their vibrant color and crusty zinc lids. So, I decided to upcycle a few of my own into coastal decor or “Beach in a Jar” with seashells and beach treasures I had collected over the years.
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