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We've been seeing a lot of antique blue canning jars used as centerpiece vases and love the casual country vibe they create. Colored jars were originally considered more appropriate for canning use, as they block some light from reaching the food, which helps to retain flavor and nutritional value. New mason jars are made from clear glass and you have to hunt through thrift stores or Ebay to find the aqua blue colored jars. But there is a way to get that look yourself...

Recently, I was reminded of just how much I adore vintage aqua Mason jars … the color alone makes me happy and I have several…

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Homeroad-Painting Blue Mason Jars

stain for clear glass - waterproof

Haven't made these yet! but was thinking about it for some of my "southern belle" friends for christmas? I think it would be a cute alternative to those "these are not a paper cup cups"

How-To: Mason Jar To-Go Cup

Different way of making a to go mason jar cup. DIY Mason jar to-go cup! Poke hole in lid and widen to fit straw, glue washer over hole.

Make vintage mason jars using spaghetti jars, food coloring, and glue!

years and years ago when i first got married, i was going to school, and on my lunch break i'd watch the old martha stewart living tv show.

How to make your own Stained Mason Jars - I had no idea it was so easy!

Six Sisters' Stuff: DIY Stained Mason Jars Tutorial.how to stain your mason jars :)

Make your own blue jars!

Make Your Own Blue Jars

Make your own tinted jars! such a neat idea,.

A permanent was to tint your mason jars. This tutorial uses paint made for tinting glass instead of food coloring.

Bridal Buzz: Glass jars turned vintage how to diy regular mason jars into those pretty aqua blues ones!

ball jars, eek!

Do It Yourself: Mason Jars

Another pinner said: teal mason jars. I used a clear Mason jar, some glossy modge podge mixed with blue paint and painted it on the clear glass, let it dry a viola! Looks just like the antique blue Mason jars.

Gorgeous tea lights for your patio using simple spray glass frosting on mason jars!

Mason Jar Tealights

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Mason Jar DIY soap dispenser tutorial

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Thought I had pinned this earlier ... dyed mason jars look vintage. Note to self: Acrylic paint didn't work as a substitute for food coloring.  Ugh. Second and third attempts using EXACT directions did not work either - came out cloudy and with pretty much no tint at all ...

These jars take their name from John Landis Mason. Mason was a young inventor who came up with the concept of a metal screw-on lid in The threaded neck on glass jars that we take .

Jars are stained with glass paint on outside. How pretty with a votive inside!

Jars are stained with glass paint on outside. How pretty with a votive inside! Chris, thought you might like this!

DIY Solar-Powered Mason Jar Luminaries!

DIY Solar-Powered Mason Jar Luminaries

DIY Solar-Powered Mason Jar Luminaries - I already bought the solar part on clearance with the intention of making some type craft with them and I have lots of empty jars!

How to make permanently blue Mason jars which will stay blue even if washed in the dishwasher! . From Love, Pomegranate House: DIY Blue Mason Jars

How to make permanently blue Mason jars which will stay blue even if washed in the dishwasher! . From Love, Pomegranate House: DIY Blue Mason Jars

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mason jar, absolutely love these things!

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