DIY Mason Jars

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DIY Mason Jars

15.00 18.85

How many crafts can Melissa make with Mason Jars? LET'S FIND OUT. That was the basic idea behind this fun book! Also, I totally illustrated this one!

The official stuff from my publisher Adams Media:

Format: Paperback 

You’ll love this Mason jar crafts book if:

  • You like to reuse and “upcycle” old materials
  • You’re excited to experiment with the versatility of the Mason jar

If you’re one of those people who admire the many Mason jar projects making their way through Pinterest, then this book is for you. Whether you want to incorporate the ubiquitous container into wedding décor, holiday gifts, storage plans, or some other venture, DIY Mason Jars by Melissa Averinos contains no shortage of creative Mason jar crafts and ideas. Enjoy 35 step-by-step simple, stylish projects inspired by the iconic jar, and discover how each creative idea moves beyond ordinary Mason jar crafts by offering a truly unique take on decorating, storage, gardening, playtime, and baking. Among the wide range of projects provided are glittering pendant lights, handcrafted ornaments, stunning branch centerpieces, and much more. With inspiration from the projects included, you’ll soon be coming up with your own Mason jar ideas!

In DIY Mason Jars you’ll find:

  • Step-by-step instructions for 35 Mason jar projects
  • Beautiful illustrations, labels, and gift tags that will help you personalize your creations  

About the author:

Melissa Averinos is a designer, painter, good listener, and lover of strawberry rhubarb pie. She can usually be found getting messy in the studio in the back of her Cape Cod house. For inspiration and juicy honesty, visit Melissa at her blog


"A neat book.... I love all of the ideas included in DIY Mason Jars: 35 Creative Crafts & Projects for the Classic Container. If you're staring at a box or two of Mason jars or want some new ideas for things to do with Mason jars, I definitely recommend you pick up a copy." - Confessions of an Overworked Mom

"Each tutorial has a material list along with clear step-by-step instructions. Best of all there wasn't a single craft that I didn't have supplies on hand to make! The crafts are easy to make, easy to follow - my kind of book!" - Sewing and Crafting with Sarah

"Something tells me then the Ball Brothers began to manufacture the Mason jar design in 1886, they did not have a vision for the wondrous projects employed in DIY Mason JarsDIY Mason Jars is pure fun. With projects for the kitchen, around the home, 'fun and festivities' and useful jars, there is something for everyone; an endless trove of original creations." - Boulder Locavore

"Some ideas ... are fun, clever and somewhat sophisticated. It would make a great gift for the obsessive crafter." - Kansas City Star

"Charming new book." - Parade Magazine Online

"Melissa Averinos' clear instructions and quirky illustrations make this book a joy to'll be brimming with creativity and rushing to the nearest yard sale, hoping to score a box of jars." - Create & Decorate

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