My Sister is Getting Married

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Mason Jars

Images via Southern Weddings and Wedding Bee

Here is my second post in this Wedding Series (see the first post here) and I really wanted to focus on affordable centerpieces made from mason jars because that’s what we will be using for my sister’s wedding. I have already pinned a few mason jar ideas, but after doing more research on the web, it really is amazing how many styles you can create from mason jars for weddings. Something as simple as spraying painting them and even gluing on lace, burlap and brooches to make a very fancy flower vase.

That’s what I’m find to be the great thing about them, you literally can do almost anything with them, to fit whatever theme you are going for with a wedding. You can purchase a case of 12 from here for $18 or do some searching at local Goodwills  and thrift stores to stock up and save even more! Better yet, if you know anyone who was recently married, ask if they are selling any of their wedding decor or if they used mason jars. One of my co-workers and his wife used mason jars at their wedding so we are getting a great deal on them!

Mason Jar_Lace

Add some lace and a ribbon on top.

Image via DIY Wedding Planner- Hub Pages

Mason Jar_Aisle Decor

Use as aisle decor and match the colors of your wedding by dying the water the same color.

Image via Wedding Bee


It can’t get much more simple or beautiful! Add glass beads and floating candles for a romantic look.

Image via DIY Wedding Planner- Hub Pages

Mason Jar_Spray Paint

Add some color by spray painting the mason jars and using them as vases.

Image via Wedding & Reception Decoration Ideas

Mason Jar_Lace & Burlap

Lace and burlap can really add a beautiful, rustic touch to the mason jars.

Image via Lace, Twine and Burlap on Etsy

Do you know anyone who has used mason jars as their centerpieces? Have any other ideas for us as we brainstorm what to do with the mason jars?


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    March 6, 2013 at 9:42 AM

    Loving all this mason jar inspiration…such cute ideas!

    The Other Side of Gray

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    March 6, 2013 at 9:49 AM

    I decorate in my home a lot with mason jars, and I love the look for weddings too. The version with the lemons is so vibrant and fun!

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      March 6, 2013 at 9:55 AM

      Alyssa, I never thought to do that in my home, but what a great idea!

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    Bethie the Boo
    March 6, 2013 at 9:50 AM

    I love the idea of decorating with mason jars – in fact I’d love to try that in my house!

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      March 6, 2013 at 9:54 AM

      Oh that is a great idea! Now I want to also decorate in my apartment 😉

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    March 6, 2013 at 9:57 AM

    I really love the yellow painted ones!

    The Tiny Heart

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    March 6, 2013 at 10:21 AM

    I love the lemon mason jar center pieces (go figure) and I remember that being one of my first “pins” ever on Pinterest!

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    March 6, 2013 at 10:46 AM

    This are really great ideas – not only for weddings! I will keep them in my mind to decorate the summer flowers from our garden – if summer ever arrives here 😉


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    March 6, 2013 at 10:49 AM

    The mason Kate are so fun. I love the hanging one with flowers.

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    March 6, 2013 at 11:22 AM

    I love the lace on the inside! That is beautiful!

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    March 6, 2013 at 2:08 PM

    The lemon jars are so fun and such an eyecatcher. how exciting that your sis is getting married 🙂


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    March 6, 2013 at 2:29 PM

    Such a great idea and so cost effective.


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    Fashionably Yours
    March 6, 2013 at 2:40 PM

    Beautiful stuff! Never thought one can do so much with a jar!
    Juneli from Fashionably Yours

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    March 6, 2013 at 2:44 PM

    I Love the first one with the bright flowers and striped ribbon. Great ideas!

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    March 6, 2013 at 7:00 PM

    First off – yay for your sister getting married, so so exciting! I love those lovely lace centerpieces – gorgeous and so simple 🙂


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    Arushi Khosla
    March 7, 2013 at 1:46 AM

    Oh my god, the lemons in the jar – adorable!

    xo from NY.

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    Diana Marks
    March 6, 2013 at 9:08 PM

    very pretty wedding inspiration! congrats again to your sister!

    LA By Diana Live Magazine

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    March 6, 2013 at 10:21 PM

    You found some super cute uses! I really like the first lace ones.


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    Fierce & Fashionable
    March 7, 2013 at 3:43 AM

    I love the idea of decorating with mason jars! So fun!

    xx Michelle

    Fierce & Fashionable

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