DIY Tutorial - Fun Ways to Recycle Glass Jars

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DIY Tutorial - Fun Ways to Recycle Glass Jars

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I don't know about you, but we consume quite a bit of food/drinks in glass jars from baby food, jams/jellys, sauces, drinks, etc. Some of the bottles are beautiful on their own, while others need the labels removed to discover their beauty.

Here are some fun ways to recycle glass jars around your home and turn them into beautiful decor and gifts.

IZZAROO - DIY Tutorial - Fun ways to recycle glass jars

After just a few months of feeding Zoey baby food our house started overflowing with them. I was on a mission to recycle them…somehow. These are some of the ideas I came up with: candles, party favors and candles.

IZZAROO - DIY Recycled Glass Jars

To remove the labels, simply use one of these methods.

To make these tea light candles I used:

These were all used for my daughters first birthday party.

IZZAROO - DIY Recycled Glass Jars

IZZAROO - DIY Recycled Glass Jars

They are perfect for holding toppings for an ice cream bar. 

IZZAROO - DIY Recycled Glass Jars

After the success of recycling baby food jars, I started applying the same habit to larger jars as well. I’ve only filled them with treats but I’m sure they’d be great for baking mixes, salt scrubs, canning fruit, stationery supplies, the possibilities are endless. Here are a few I made as teacher appreciation gifts.

IZZAROO - DIY Recycled Glass Jars

IZZAROO - DIY Recycled Glass Jars

IZZAROO - DIY Recycled Glass Jars

Check out our tutorial on how to turn your old jars into succulent gifts!

There you have it. I hope this inspires you to keep your glass jars and recycle them in fun ways! Have any ideas we haven't mentioned?! We'd love to hear from you so leave us your comments below.

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