Ideas: 10 Ways to Reuse Old Jam Jars

There may be dozens of used glass jars, previously for baby food, pickles or fruit jam, lying around in your home. Other than recycling them, how can you make use of these jars?

Here are ten ideas to get you started on reusing and repurposing glass jars. Click on the link for the steps to make them.

  1. Bathroom Needs’ Storage
Source: Jenny | Refresh Living

Cotton balls, ear picks, tissue papers… all contained in their own bottles. So neat and organized!

  1. Herbs and Spices Jars
Source: Shelterness

Pick out your nutmeg from your oregano with repurposed jars.

  1. Candle Holders
Source: All Sorts of Pretty

You can finally enjoy those aromatherapy candles with no worries. Utilise both the jar and the lid for this purpose!

  1. Plant Pots
Source: Thrifty Home

Don’t have a garden? Make a greenery out of your room by planting some flowers or herbs in the jars.

  1. Stationery Organizers
Source: Kootut Murut

From pencils to crayons, there’s nothing your jars couldn’t handle.

  1. Gift Containers
Source: BHG

Give your presents a rustic, homemade touch with decorated jars.

  1. Picture Frames
Source: ohhowcrafty

You can make one-of-a-kind picture using the lid of your jar. Bonus point: you can also turn it into a fridge magnet!

  1. Handwash Bottles
Source: Crystal and Comp

Don’t rush to buy a new bottle of handwash when you run out – get the refill package and put it in your glass jar. Environmentally friendly and cost-saving!

  1. Fermentation System
Source: eBay

You could make fermented dishes in a single container, with no mold worries!

  1. Chandelier
Source: Pith and Vigor

Who would have thought jars could be turned into mood-setting chandelier?