Mason Jar Lid Ornaments
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Mason Jar Lid Christmas Ornaments

These cute little mason jar lid Christmas ornaments work up really quick and are so easy to make! You’ll want to make tons of them!

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We are under a winter storm warning until tomorrow here in Virginia. I can hardly believe it! Usually we don’t start getting these warnings until January! We are supposed to be getting a little bit of snow but mostly ice. Yuck. I hope it melts fast! I don’t have time for ice.

I decided to go ahead and start working on some Christmas ornaments since it looks and feels like Christmas everywhere already. At a craft show a while back I saw some cute little ornaments made out of mason jar lids. I thought, “Well, I can do that!” (And it’s a lot cheaper!) So I decided to drag my mason jar lids out and use some crafts I already had on hand.

Also be sure to check out my paint swirl ornaments DIY!

What you need:

Mason jar lid with band

What you do:

Step 1

I have this fabric left over from curtains I made to go under my kitchen sink. Lay the mason jar lid down on the fabric and cut out a square shape big enough to go around the lid.

place the mason jar lid on the fabric and cut out a square
Cover the mason jar lid with the fabric

Step 2

Take the fabric covered lid and pop it back through the band. You will have some excess fabric on the back so just trim it down and hot glue it to the back of the mason jar lid.

Pop the mason jar lids back together

Step 3

Add your foam shapes to the inside of the mason jar lid.

Add foam pieces

Step 4

Using hot glue, glue the jute string the the top of the mason jar lid ornament for hanging.

Add foam pieces

I made one with a foam snowman and some glitter for snow.

Add glitter

That’s it! These mason jar lid ornaments are super simple to make. I’m going to make some more soon, but I want them to be more rustic. I have to order some pieces for that.

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48 Comments

  1. They are so cute! And the perfect choice of fabric!

  2. Cool idea!!! So envious of your snow. We never know If we’re getting any anymore 😞

    1. Thank you! Usually they hype it up here saying it’s going to be a “significant event” and we might get an inch. haha!

      1. Ha haha yeah Well better prepared than surprised 😉

  3. Adorable! We’re having the same kind of weather. The thought of a snow day this early in the year is odd. I guess we’ll cook up some chili and pumpkin pie if it happens. 🙂

    1. Thank you! That sounds delicious! I may have to come to your house for dinner! 😀

  4. Love those! Great idea. They definitely get me in the winter spirit! (Hard winter this year, I heard.)

    1. Thank you! I’ve heard the same thing. I am not really looking forward to it if there’s going to be a lot of ice. 🙁

  5. These are adorable! Handmade gifts are the best.

  6. My kids will love this! We can do it over Thanksgiving break next week. My kids would love hanging out with you! God bless!

    1. That would be so much fun!! It is easy enough for kids to do. I’m sure they’ll have fun with it!

  7. Very innovative n nice!

  8. I love your idea! You are so creative and those will look awesome on your tree this year 🙂 The gingham fabric is so cute!

  9. Great little ornaments! The snow is coming to NY tomorrow and I’m a little bit sad about it 😔.

    1. Thank you! I’m not too excited about it, either. 🙁

      1. It’s too early in the season to take out the snow gear in my opinion.

        1. I completely agree! It’s not even winter!! Summer was like 2 weeks ago. lol

          1. It’s the same every year. Where did autumn go?? It’s my favorite season and it only seems to last like 2 weeks!

          2. Mine, too! We skip it every year now! It’s like we only have 2 seasons any more. 🙁

  10. How cool!
    We are under a winter weather advisory and the snow is mixing with the freezing rain. It’s too early!

    1. Thank you!
      I agree! It’s not even winter yet!! I’m not looking forward to ice. 😔

  11. The Eclectic Contrarian

    You’re creative!

      1. The Eclectic Contrarian

        I’ve been working on some hiking sticks. Hopefully good enough to sell.

        1. That’s awesome! I’d love to see your work.

          1. The Eclectic Contrarian

            I’ll invite you to my Etsy shop as soon as I post them.

          2. That will be great! Thank you!

  12. So creative. They are beautiful. I am so excited to start Christmas decorating this weekend.

    1. Thank you! I love making my own ornaments. Have fun decorating! 🙂

  13. Reblogged this on By the Mighty Mumford and commented:
    HEY—THIS IS NICE! EVEN FUMBLE-FINGERS LIKE ME CAN DO THIS! 😀

    1. Thank you! It’s very simple. 🙂

  14. Adorable ornaments! great craft for bad weather. I hope the ice is not too bad. We would have those when I lived in western North Carolina, and they were no fun.
    All the Best,
    Gwen

    1. Thank you! It’s here now but it looks like it’ll be out of here by 2. I hope it melts fast! No it’s not fun at all. 😔

  15. So beautiful. You always come up with neat ideas. It’ s not only neat but also money saving. Love it.

    1. Thank you! I’m usually very frugal. 🙂 I hope your daughter feels better soon. Praying for her!!

  16. These are too cute! Hope you guys are staying warm! We are finally warming back up.

    1. Thank you! The past 2 days have been really nice. 😀

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