22 Mason Jar Hacks That Will Make Your Life More Awesome

Much like the iPhone and sliced bread, Mason Jars are arguably one of the greatest inventions of all time. Despite being more than 150 years old, these simple jars have stuck around and remained pretty much unchanged over the course of time--and that’s the beauty of them! Their simple design is what makes them essential items for the kitchen, and easily-convertible pieces that innovative your whole home. Check out these 22 ingenious ways to utilize a case of Mason jars--we guarantee your grandma didn't think to use them like this!

Handy Cheese Shaker

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Funky Water Bottles

Chic Garden Boxes

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Dress Them Up As Partyware

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Use Them To Plant A Delicious Herb Garden

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Craft Vintage Picture Frames

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Make Gifty Snow Globes

Whip Up A Nifty Cocktail Shaker

Store Your Eat-On-The-Go Cake

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... Or Week Of Salads

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Create A Shabby Chic Vase

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Make Them Part Of A Charming Centerpiece

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Decorate A Mini Aquarium For A Very Small Fish

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Hint: Remember to poke air holes!

Walkway Lighting

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Easy-Effort Gift Baskets

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Super-Cool Wind Chime/Bug Zapper Hybrid

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Simple Kitchen Storage

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Steller Night Lights

They Make Mess-Free Smoothies

Easy-Fill Soap Dispensers

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Tropical Tiki Torches

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Elegant Candle Holders

mason-candle holderHint: Use a long candle lighter to light these!