Synopses & Reviews
VINTAGE MASON JARS, MODERN STYLE
Packed with dozens of easy do-it yourself projects, this book shows how to transform the forever fashionable Mason jar into everything from a festive party decoration or fun childrens toy to an elegant wedding favor or useful home decoration, including:
• Cake Stand
• Calligraphy Drink Glasses
• Holiday Candelabra
• Night Light
• Piggy Bank
• Herb Garden
• Animal Hooks
With helpful instructions and over 150 step-by-step photos, Mason Jar Crafts will have you fashioning inexpensive and stylish projects in no time.
Transform vintage mason jars into imaginative homemade crafts that are both beautiful and functional
Mason jars have exploded in popularity. These timeless glass containers are simple, elegant, and versatile. You can use them for so much more than just storing jam. This book provides you with over 45 innovative ideas that youve been craving, from hanging chandeliers and salt and pepper shakers to soap dispensers and terrariums.
The author provides easy-to-follow instructions and over 150 step-by-step photos so you can quickly fashion inexpensive and stylish solutions for just about anything.
Organize clutter with...
A no-tangle yarn container
A color-coded system for office supplies
Create outdoor lighting, such as...
And make unique gifts, like...
Layered bath salt vessels
Sewing kits with pin cushion lids
Mason jars are also great decorative items for parties, whether the celebration is a childs birthday or a wedding. You can incorporate supplies like lace, twine, paint chips, hot glue, and spray paint into stunning centerpieces, unique table tops, and artistic vases. After only the first project, you'll never see ye olde mason jar in the same way again.
About the Author
Lauren Elise Donaldson
is a photographer, stylist and design blogger behind LaurenEliseCrafted.com and Cottage Journal. As a child, her creativity and craftiness were always fostered which eventually led her to design school and to a degree in architecture from the University of Southern California. After residing in Italy, impassioned by the beauty and culture found there, she refocused her energies on supporting handmade and the independent craft movement. Fostering that lifestyle, she uses her lens to capture her own stories of craft and simple, creative living. No matter the project, her goal is to inspire others through the act of making.