15 Cheerful Ways To Use Mason Jars This Spring

By Alexandra Mitchell from Country Living on Redbook Mag

These adorable ideas are sure to put a spring in your step!

1. Striped Mason Jars

A bit of sandpaper on freshly painted pastel stripes gives these jars a signature aged look. Add bright blooms for an extra burst of color.

Get the tutorial at The Crafted Sparrow.

2. DIY Critter Jars

Welcome spring by making these adorable animal-themed jars with your kids! Best of all, you can use them as cute decor in their rooms throughout the whole year.

Get the tutorial at No. 2 Pencil.

3. Candy Pedestals

Hot glue Mason jars to the tops of glass candlesticks to give your Easter candy the elevated stature it deserves.

Get the tutorial at Living Well Spending Less.

4. Easter Bunny Jars

The white felt ears on these little bunnies send their cuteness factor over the edge.

Get the tutorial at Make Life Lovely.

5. Floral Fabric Fun

All you need are floral fabric strips and a bit of Mod Podge to upgrade your Mason jars into lively vases that are perfect for spring flowers.

Get the tutorial at Dwelling In Happiness.

6. Easy Easter Gifts

Adding scrapbook paper, stickers, and a bit of twine instantly transforms these jars into the perfect packaging for Easter treats and trinkets.

Get the tutorial at Create Craft Love.

7. Painted Pastel Mason Jar

Add butterfly stickers and baby's breath to a painted Mason Jar for the perfect spring centerpiece.

Get the tutorial at Design Improvised.

8. Coconut Cream Pie In a Jar

Looking for the perfect Easter dessert? Try this coconut pudding, topped with a make-shift nest of coconut flakes and candy eggs.

Get the recipe at Crazy For Crust.

9. Easter Bunny Nest

Fill a Mason Jar with an unwrapped chocolate Easter bunny, edible grass, and candy eggs for a visually appealing Easter treat.

Get the recipe at Dixie Delights.

10. Bunny Munch Mason Jars

Turn your Mason jar into the perfect snack container by attaching a sparkly bunny silhouette (complete with adorable puffy tail).

Get the tutorial at Icing Designs.

11. Simple Easter Centerpiece

For the easiest DIY vase of all time, use twine to wrap a doily around a Mason jar.

Get the tutorial at Yellow Bliss Road.

12. Brunch Glasses

Looking for the right beverage to serve at your Easter brunch? Fill Mason jars with pink lemonade and adorn them with lemon wedges and striped paper straws.

See more at Style Me Pretty.

13. Mason Jar Trail Mix

Fill a Mason jar with this bunny trail mix (or "bunny tail mix") for a quick and portable Easter snack.

Get the recipe at The NY Melrose Family.

14. Tinted Mason Jars

Use Mod Podge and food coloring to create pastel-tinted Mason jars that are ideally suited for use as vases for spring flowers.

Get the tutorial at Reasons to Skip the Housework.

15. Easter Basket

Wrap pipe cleaner with ribbon to make a handle for these adorable Easter baskets.

Get the tutorial at Beautifully Rooted.

This story originally appeared on Redbook.