3 Ways to Reuse Your Mason Jars

Jardin Collection Feature

How adorable are flowers arranged in mason jars? When these flowers in jars arrived from FTD, I couldn’t wait to set them up on my dining table! The mix of daisies, petite purple flowers and sunflowers is a combination made for this season.


Reuse Your Mason Jars Trio


Reuse Your Mason Jars Sunflowers


These jars can be kept and re-purposed in a multitude of ways. Here are three creative and summer-focused ways to reuse those adorable Jardin collection jars!

Summer Bucket List

This idea is simple, and ideal for a family with kids, but could also be translated to summer date nights for couples! Come up with a list of activities you want to do with your family during the summer. Using these jars will provide a way to stay organized, and have a jar full of memories by the end of the season.


Mason Jars Summer Bucket List



  • 2 Jardin Jars
  • Popsicle Sticks or Tongue Depressors
  • Paper and Tape
  • Permanent Marker


  1. Write out your family bucket list.
  2. Copy one activity onto each stick.
  3. Label the jars with “Do” and “Did.”
  4. Place the sticks in the “Do” jar.
  5. Choose one and go have a fun day with family or friends.
  6. When you return, place that stick in the “Did” jar.


Reuse Your Mason Jars Bucket List


Succulent Garden

Planting succulents in a mason jar is a combination of a modern, trendy plant and a rustic, homemade look. These would be perfect as a centerpiece for outdoor dining. Reusing the mason jars as a succulent garden is easy and inexpensive.


Mason Jar Succulents



  • 3 Jardin Jars
  • 3-5 Succulents ($2-4 each at a garden or home improvement store)
  • Rocks or Pebbles
  • Soil


  1. Place 2 layers of rocks in the bottom of each jar.
  2. Follow with soil (leave a few inches at the top of the jar).
  3. Add 1-2 succulents to each jar.
  4. Water lightly.
  5. Place in a spot that allows plenty of sunlight.


Succulent Trio


Reuse Your Mason Jars Succulents


Summer Essentials Gift Jars

Mason jars are a great vehicle for gifts and organized storage. These Summer Essentials jars can be used for a gift, or simply something to keep handy around the house. One is composed of snacks; one for summer sun protection and beauty; and one for a fun, colorful and summery table decoration. These are perfect for spontaneous trips to the beach or pool, or for a backyard party.


Lemonade Mason Jars



  • 3 Jardin Jars
  • Packaged Snacks (gum, granola bars, nuts, candy, crackers, etc.)
  • Sun & Beauty (mini sunscreen, tanning lotion, makeup remover wipes, hair ties, nail polish)
  • Summery Table Decoration (lemons, limes, colorful straws, mint)


  1. Group the related items together.
  2. Place each group into a jar.
  3. If using as a gift, tie a bow around the jar, or add a gift tag.


Reuse Your Mason Jars Gift Essentials


Those mason jars from the Jardin collection can be reused in such a wide variety of ways! Get creative and enjoy them throughout the summer.



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