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Mason jars have been around for decades and decades. Every home has got to have some just laying around in the garage with nothing in it. You can use Mason jars for more then canning food and holding moonshine in it. You can make lamps, soap pumps, food dispensers, piggy banks and more! Use them in the kitchen, in the hallway as a light fixture, and in the kids rooms to hold their little items like money or even marbles and toys. Use Mason Jars for all kinds of stuff and the best part is you already own them, now just put them to use with these Top 10 Lids for Mason Jars.mason_jar_pendant_lamp_kitMason Jar Pendant Lamp Kit in Rustic Brown

  • Use your own jar to create a lamp. Includes hooks, clamps, and a mason jar kit that will screw on any standard-size mason jar.
  • Shown with an 11 watt sign bulb from The Home Depot.® In spite of our ventilated lid, jars are small, closed spaces and we recommend a small light bulb with a low wattage for use with these kits.
  • Includes 15½ foot cloth-covered lamp cord with switched socket, two finished ceiling hooks, two cord clamps for adjusting the height of the lamp, and easy-to-follow instructions.
  • Add our option of pulleys for a really nice industrial look.
  • These lamps plug into any wall outlet; no wiring required.
  • Light bulbs are not included. Jar not included.

Mason jar table top lamp kitMason Jar Lamp Adapter

  • Fits any Regular Size Mason Jar
  • Black Finish
  • Lamp Shade not included
  • Mason jar not included

Solar light Mason jar lidSolar Lid Light “Silver”

  • Use indoors or outdoors
  • Water resistant
  • Fits any jar with a standard mason jar lid
  • Includes a rechargable long-life battery
  • Automatically turns on when dark

Mason Jar flower vase lidMason Jar Flower Frog – Flower vase

Drives me nuts when you dig around the house trying to find a flower vase for the cute flowers your kids just picked. But they are hard to store and I think this looks so much better.

  • Crackle black/red lid for jar to hold flowers upright in arrangements
  • Lid is 3″ diameter and 1″ tall
  • Fits pint, quart and half gallon Mason jars as well as any standard size Mason jar.
  • Mason jar is not included.
  • 9 holes for easy arranging!

Mason jar grain dispenser lidMason Jar Aluminum Grain Dispenser Lid

Great for rice, beans, cereal, and anything else that you need to organize in the kitchen. Even use it for scrapbooking nick-knacks.

  • Great for rice, beans and other staples.
  • Lightweight aluminum lid is food safe, dishwasher safe, and will not rust
  • Lid only. 2″ wide. Fits any standard mason jar. (Jar is not included.)
  • Note: This is a grain dispenser, not intended to seal tightly.

mason jar piggy bank lidCoin Bank Mason Jar Cap

  • Great solution for that loose change
  • Change your mason jar into a bank using the slotted lid
  • Fits regular mouth mason jars NOT Wide-Mouth
  • This is an unlined metal lid and not safe for food use

Mason Jar flip top lidreCAP Mason Jars Pour Cap – Regular Mouth Silver 4 Pack

  • REGULAR Mouth All-in-One Pour Cap – Shake, Pour, & Store!
  • FDA approved- Food Safe, BPA-free & Phthalates-free
  • Spill proof and top rack dishwasher safe
  • Made in the USA

Unique-Rustic-Primitive-Mason-Jar-Soap-Dispensers-Barn-Star-Caddy-Black-Lid1DIY Mason Jar Soap Dispenser Pump Kit with Lid – Stainless Soap Dispenser Pump Top by Industrial Rewind – Lid and Pump (w/Tube) Only – Fits Pint and Quart Mason Jars

  • Stainless Finished Pump / Galvanized Stainless Lid
  • Lid fits Regular mouth canning jar
  • Use for liquid soap, hand sanitizer or lotion
  • Jar not included – comes with 1 lid, 1 pump w/tube, 1 collar ring – you put it together (DIY instructions included)
  • Search “Industrial Rewind” for more Soap Dispensers

mason jar oil lid kitSet of 2 Mason Jar Oil Lamp with Primitive Rusted Metal Lid for Home Decor, Crafting and Displaying

  • Set of 2 Mason Jar Oil Lamp with Primitive Rusted Metal Lid for Home Decor, Crafting and Displaying
  • Lamps measure: 5.25″ high without wick and 2.625″ in diameter
  • Simply fill the jar with lamp oil, place the wick into the oil, and light.
  • Perfect for primitive bathrooms, kitchens and home decor
  • Would make great inexpensive gifts

Mason jar straw daisy lidPewter Daisy Jelly Lid for Mason Jars 12 Count

  • Please note that a secondary seal is not included with this item. The top is open when placed on the jar.
  • Lids are approximately 2 3/4″ in diameter. (They do not fit wide mouth jars.)
  • Pack of 12 Decorative daisy cut lids for regular mouth mason jars
  • They are also a fabulous topper for homemade candles in mason jars!
  • Made In USA

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How to make a cloth diaper for baby dolls, No Sew pattern perfect gift for little girls #DollDiaper, #NoSewDollDiaper, #Patern,   #diaper

Felt Doll Diaper Tutorial

Did any of you get a new doll at your house yesterday for Christmas? Did you know you can make baby doll diapers to fit just about any doll. They are quick and easy and your kids will love being able to quickly change their babies diaper.

Have you seen the ridiculous prices on doll diapers at the store? If you have a little girl surely you have, and the ones that are sticky and supposedly reusable? Not so much, the adhvesive doesnt even last as long as real diapers. Besides that there is pretty much one color, white with a tiny bit of print. If you make your own you are saving a ton of money,  you can make them to fit any doll, and in wide variety of colors and even patterns using inexspensive felt squares from the craft store.  Your little girl will love having her own stack of cute and colorful diapers to reuse over and over, they are also washable so they will last a long time as well.

How to make a cloth diaper for baby dolls, No Sew pattern perfect gift for little girls #DollDiaper, #NoSewDollDiaper, #Patern, #diaperSupplies Needed:

  • 9×12 Felt pieces
  • velcro
  • scissors
  • needle and thread or sewing machine

Fold your felt square in half longways.
Measure and mark 1 “ down on the ends, and 5 ¼” in on the bottom from each edge- make sure you do this on the folded side.
Using a ruler mark a line from the side marks and bottom center marks creating a triangle on each corner, cut away these small triangles.
Cut 2”off the front upper corners, and 1 “ off the back.
Use this first diaper as a template to trace and cut all your other diapers.
Hot glue or sew a small piece of velcro centered  ½” from the edge on front flap. Attach the other piece of velcro onto back flap 1” in as well.
This diaper fits a standard Cabbage Patch, if you are using it for a different brand of doll you can very easily adjust it to fit, after  cutting off the  triangles wrap it around your doll, mark where the velcro would fit best and cut your lengths there instead.
Felt is usually only 4/$1 so you can easily make a dozen of these in various colors in about half an hour, they make a great Christmas gift for any little girl  (or boy) in your life.How to make a cloth diaper for baby dolls, No Sew pattern perfect gift for little girls #DollDiaper, #NoSewDollDiaper,  #Patern,   #diaper

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Santa Belly Pillow, Made from Bandannas!

This is such a great project that uses very little effort and is thrifty!  There is no need to go to the fabric store and stand in line forever cutting fabric, because all you need is some bandannas from the craft store, some black ribbon, a regular pillow and a sewing machine!

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Begin by cutting your black ribbon and the length of your bandannas and pin it half way, in the middle of one side of one bandanna.

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Now turn the bandannas with the “nice side” together and pin around.  Now sew all except for one long side.

Once you have it sewn, you will be ready to stick in your pillow, you need to turn it right side out. These red bandannas that I got from Hobby Lobby were so big that I was able to stick a standard size pillow in.  It is so big, and cooshy!

Once it is stuffed, you can sew that bottom edge shut.  You will want to fold down the edge so that it is flat.

Now you will need to sew on the belt buckle.  I used some jingle bells that I had, but that will be hard to lay on if you are going to use this pillow for more then decoration.  I am sure you could find something else pretty or an actual belt buckle for a great look!  You will most likely have to sew this on by hand.

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There you have it!  A quick way to add some Christmas cheer to any room!

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1st photo

What child does not like marshmallows-even more– cupcakes!  
Add a movie and you have a fun night with the whole family,
while eating these adorable popcorn cupcakes!

2ndSupplies:
Cake mix
White Frosting
Cupcake holders
Marshmallows
Paper
Red Marker
Tape
3rdInstructions:
Bake Cup cakes and let cool.
Frost cupcakes once they are cooled.
Apply the marshmallows on the top.
My 7 year old put them on the top-there is no specific way to make them look.
4thNext:
Make the striped muffin cups.
I drew out a pattern like this.
They have them online for free, but I decided to free hand mine.
5thI cut out the pattern and added stripes.  The stripes are 3 lines thick.
Meaning when I ran the marker across to make a stripe, I did so 3 different times to make a wider stripe.
I connected the two sides together with tape, which then formed a cup.
I dropped the cupcake into the cup.
6thALL DONE!

DO NOT PUT IN OVEN TO TOAST THE TOP OF THE MARSHMALLOWS!
Frosting will melt.  I tried this to see what would happen and I had   marshmallows and melted frosting everywhere. ha ha!
You can use a longer lighter and lightly toast the marshmallows, or a blow torch.  I chose to leave them plane.

They made my heart giggle when I saw them the first time.  My daughter and I had so much fun putting them together.
Perfect for a Circus Theme party too!
 

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How to make Homemade Apple Chips, Apple Chips Recipe #Fall, #Apples, #Recipes, #AppleChipsIf you are looking for a crunchy sweet treat that is healthy for you, then you have got to try making your own apple chips.This is also a perfect treat or lunchbox idea for the kiddos. They are yummy, easy to make and so much cheaper than buying them at the store.

Homemade Apple Chips ­

  • 8­10 apples, washed
  • Cinnamon (optional)
  • Food dehydrator (I have a basic Ronco dehydrator)
  • Mandolin slicer (optional but this is how I get my perfect slices and I use it for everything!)

5 easy steps

1. Thinly slice your apples. I leave the skin on mine for a bit of extra crunch but you could also peel them if you wish.
2. Lay the apple slices evenly on the dehydrator trays and sprinkle with cinnamon.
3. Stack the trays and turn the dehydrator on. Allot the chips to sit for 6­8 hours and then rotate the trays from top to bottom.
4. Let sit another 6­8 overs (even overnight works) until they get crisp.
5. Store in an airtight gallon ziploc type bag or airtight mason jar.How to make Homemade Apple Chips, Apple Chips Recipe #Fall, #Apples, #Recipes, #AppleChips

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IDEAS ON USING & PRESERVING APPLES

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Glass jar easy upcycle  , DIY Mercury Glass Inspired Vintage Vase #EasyCenterPieceIdea, #Decorations,#DIYDo you eve need a vase to give to a friend filled with flowers…. or just want something pretty on your table.  This DIY Mercury Glass Inspired Vintage Vase project is SO easy to make, but come out looking fabulous.   If you are looking for low cost center prices for a party, garden wedding or brunch this is a perfect solution.

Items Needed:

Glass jar easy upcycle

Directions:

Coat the inside of your vase or jar with Modge Podge. If the opening is wide enough you can use a foam brush to paint it on. If not, pour a little in at a time and swirl the bottle until the inside is coated well.Glass jar easy upcycle

Immediately after applying the glue, add 1 cap full of Rit dye into the vase. If your container has a lid, close the lid, if not place a small piece of cardboard over the top and hold into place.Glass jar easy upcycle

Give the container a really good shake! Shake until the entire inside is colored.

Allow to dry for 24 hours uncovered.

If there is a lot of excess glue and dye, place upside down for a few hours to allow to drain than flip it back over to continue to dry.Glass jar easy upcycle  , DIY Mercury Glass Inspired Vintage Vase #EasyCenterPieceIdea, #Decorations,#DIY

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