10 Mason Jar Storage Solutions We Love

Canning jars aren't just for canning -- they make the perfect frugal storage solution for odds and ends. Whether you jazz up their lids and sides or maintain their classic looks, these sturdy jars make for great storage. From bathrooms to kitchens, school supplies to crafts, canning jars are the perfect vessels for organizing and containing almost any small item.

1. Mason Jar Mending Kit

We love this idea for making a mending kit with a Mason jar -- how creative to attach a magnet to the top for pins! Get the full tutorial and a free printable from Stephanie at the Silly Pearl.

2. Food and Foodie Gift Storage

Looking for a creative gift or just creative kitchen storage? Keep dry goods like pancake mix in Mason jars and attach a cute label. Use a packaged mix, or make your own with the tutorial from Better Homes & Gardens.

3. DIY Wood Mason Jar Holder

Form meets function in this rustic and adorable Mason jar flower holder from Christina's Adventures. This simple DIY project has so many storage and decorative possibilities.

4. DIY Recycled Bathroom Organizer

Elevate your cotton swabs and cotton balls with this DIY recycled bathroom organizer. We love how Lindsay from My Creative Days added bathroom fixtures to give this organizer the perfect look and feel for a bathroom.

5. Painted and Distressed Mason Jar Storage

If you want to create your own style of bathroom storage, try this tip: Paint it! Katie from Little House of Four shows how easy it is to transform a simple Mason jar with a little paint and a knob to create your own signature bathroom storage.

6. Storage for Homework and Crafting

I enjoy keeping school and crafts supplies stored with canning jars and a caddy. Not only are the supplies easy to find, they're also simple to keep organized and sorted.

7. Pantry Organization Labels

Mason jars as pantry storage? Yes, please! Angie from The Country Chic Cottage takes this idea to a whole new level with free printable pantry organization labels sure to help you organize your space.

8. Portable Coffee Station

If you want a darling and organized corner on your counter or in your office space, this simple coffee station from Yesterday on Tuesday is just the thing to add a little pizzazz to your morning coffee.

9. DIY Cleaner Ingredient Storage

There's no need to store your bulk ingredients in their original boxes or bags. Save space and decant your ingredients into Mason jars to keep them organized and looking good. Add a chalkboard label to the top so the contents are obvious.

10. Rustic Farmhouse Mason Jar Planter

Kristi from Making it in the Mountains painted Mason jars and attached them to wood with picture hooks for simple wall storage. What a great solution for making some inexpensive storage. She used it as a planter, but we think you could store anything from office supplies to toothbrushes.

Want to get organized? Pick the right storage container for the right job and you'll be on your way. Follow these tips for choosing bins, baskets, and more.


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