National Mason Jar Day: Much more than just a storage container


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By Sarah Fischer


From pickled veggies to spice storage to wedding decor, mason jars have an abundance of uses in your typical household. They’ve taken over the world of decorating and have become so popular there’s even a day dedicated to them. That’s right, Nov. 30 is National Mason Jar Day so put on your DIY pants and head to the craft store.

Though the most common uses for mason jars include storing jams, jellies, pickled vegetables and spices, lately there’s been a sudden decorating craze involving mason jars. Weddings are some of the most popular events to find mason jar decor and Pinterest has an unlimited supply of DIY mason jar crafts.

Of course, weddings aren’t the only things keeping mason jar crafting alive. If you’re looking to decorate your home, there are a plethora of home crafts involving mason jars.


Whether or not you’re into the latest hipster trend, you have to admit mason jars truly do have their uses. Many crafts can be done on a budget and most are family friendly. How will you celebrate National Mason Jar Day?