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Halloween Jar Redux

Halloween Jar Redux

It’d be difficult to find a craft/DIY/home decorating blog that doesn’t have at least one post on how to reuse the ever-so-humble Mason jar. Here is yet another version: decorating a table for a Halloween party. These jars were found at Arc’s Value Village Thrift Stores. By changing the colors shown here, this idea can...
Mason Jars - as Useful Today as They Were 100 Years Ago!

Mason Jars – as Useful Today as They Were 100 Years Ago!

2013 Marks the 100th Anniversary of the first series of Ball Jars designed by the Ball Brothers.  The first Mason jar was patented in 1858 by John Landis Mason.  Mason jars – of all sizes, brands and styles are still as useful now as they were back in the day.  Since jars are so readily available...