Mason jars aren’t just for canning anymore. Break out your stash of old jars and use them to add some style the next time you entertain.
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Line your walkway with lighted Mason jars to make a stellar first impression with a truly grand entrance for your guests.
Use a Mason jar to add some flair to your table setting. These versatile vessels can be used several different ways to perk up a place setting, so get creative.
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Use a single Mason jar filled with flowers to create a simple vase centerpiece or cluster together several of varying sizes for a fuller look. Head over to Your Homebased Mom to learn how to give your jars this metallic look.
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Or fill Mason jars with other items that match your party theme for a simple, standalone centerpiece.
Skip the red Solo cups and use something a little more fun to serve drinks.
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Mason jars with lids and straws are great spill-proof cups for both children and adults. A bit of sunshine gives a great tutorial on creating the lids.
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If you’re feeling fancy, use some hot glue and candle holders to create these “redneck wine glasses.” We’re pretty sure you’ll get at least a few laughs if you line these up next to the wine.
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How many times have you set up a buffet line at a party and realized you had nothing to put the forks in? Grab a few Mason jars and use them to hold your silverware and straws.
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You can’t serve burgers without a big selection of toppings, but all those store-bought bottles and jars take away from your beautiful spread. Transfer the condiments into Mason jars and add spoons for easy serving to keep your serving area in line.
It’s not easy to keep side dishes cold when you’re entertaining outside. Fill Mason jars with individual servings of cold sides and keep them in a bowl of ice or a cooler until guests are ready to eat.
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Not everyone has a cupcake tower on hand in their pantry. That doesn’t mean you can’t still create a spectacular display of cupcakes. Put one of these Mason jar cupcake stands together in the perfect colors to fit your party.
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End your perfect dinner with a dessert served beautifully in Mason jars. If your guests are too full for dessert, just put a lid on it and send it home with them.