Dating your mason jar
This protects your more delicate ingredients from getting wet. Get the recipe here: Pomegranate and Pear Salad Recipe From Mason Jar Salads, courtesy of Fake Food Free.
Play around with the fillings in this recipe — substitute a different type of chocolate if you like, use jam instead of caramel, or try cookies instead of graham crackers.
Then print our fun tags onto card stock, cut out, punch a hole, and tie on with ribbon. Alright y’all pick a link below to print a set of labels.
These humble glass pieces were designed for putting up fruits and vegetables in the days before refrigeration.
After seeing these jars on Pinterest, I knew I liked the jars in different shades of the same color–I decided to go with blues. Shades of blue acrylic craft paint, and white so that I could dilute any of the colors to a lighter shade.
First I squirted a generous amount of paint directly into the bottom of the jar (approximately 1/2 an inch).
First before we get started, for those that need them you can buy your Ball Jar Heritage Collection Pint Jars from Amazon (affiliate link). But if so leave me a comment and I will try to get some more versions up. Stock up on those blue Ball jars to make the gifts really shine.
With the outdoor dinner party I’m throwing this week, I knew now would be the perfect time to give painted jars a try for the tablescape center pieces.
Last month’s hop theme was citrus , so many cute ideas!
Pin this collage below, and make sure you come back on the 10th each month!
Acrylic paint is water based, so if you paint the inside of your jars you won’t be able to fill them with water without the paint washing away.
So this site suggests putting a paper cup in the bottom first if you want to use the jars as a vase.