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5 Ways To Upcycle Old Jars: Recycle And Reuse

5 Ways To Upcycle Old Jars: Recycle And Reuse.

I love to up-cycle old things and making them into some new and usable.

Glass jars are among my favourite things to up-cycle along with clothes and shoes!

The great thing with glass jars and bottles is that you can always pick up something a little different and they make the best things to upcycle.

Upcycling is good fun and my Daughter is always interested in learning how to make some old into something new and different. Also, the possibilities are endless, you just need an idea to start with.

5 Ways To Upcycle Old Jars: Recycle And Reuse

Here are 5 ideas on how you can re-use those old jars to save throwing them away:

5 Ways To Upcycle Old Jars: Recycle And Reuse.

5 Ways To Upcycle Old Jars:

Lemons

1.) Drinking Glasses:

Wash out and make cool drinks in them. Fresh fruit, water and lots of ice cubes are such a sweet idea. Smoothies also look great in old jars.

5 Ways To Upcycle Old Jars: Recycle And Reuse

2.) Flowers jars:

Keep them under the sink for an unexpected delivery of flowers or some you have picked out of your garden. Sometimes you can never have enough flowers vases.

5 Ways To Upcycle Old Jars: Recycle And Reuse

3.) Food Storage Jars:

Wash out and dry properly then add, dried fruit, tea, coffee, sweets or any other kind of foods like this in them. They are great for storing food like these in them.

5 Ways To Upcycle Old Jars: Recycle And Reuse


4.) Jams And Marmalades:

Make some homemade jam or marmalade. 

My grandma always had a stash of glass jars for making jams with.

button jar

5.) Bits And Bob Holders:

Store your buttons and sewing bits in them. My mum is a dressmaker and has hundreds of buttons in jars like this.
Do you re-use your old jars?

Did you find any good ideas here?

Let me know if you get to try out only of these ideas. I hope I have inspired you to upcycle your next empty jar?

5 Ways To Upcycle Old Jars. Do you like to reuse old jars?


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6 responses to “5 Ways To Upcycle Old Jars: Recycle And Reuse”

  1. Suza says:

    very beautiful. its all so colourful.greetingssusa

  2. Margarett Murphy says:

    So many great ideas here…

  3. Morgan Prince says:

    To be honest I don't reuse old jars! How naughty! Must try harder. 🙂

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