While working on caning my beans this week, I thought about how the mason jars have taken on so many more uses over the years other than just jars for canned goods. Today I thought it would be fun to share some of the uses for mason jars that I've done myself.
Soap dispenser in the kitchen
Pen, pencils and crayon storage
I've also stored pasta, dried peas and beans in the kitchen. In the bathroom I've stored cotton balls and q-tips, and in the garage we've used mason jars for storing screws, nails, nuts and bolts.
On occasion I will display fresh flowers in a quart size mason jar wrapped with a little ribbon, twine or burlap. I've also used them for table decor with parties. They also work great to hold silverware at picnics. The uses for mason jars is endless; and I love using them.
Some of my home canned goods in mason jars.
Do you use mason jars other than for canning home goods?