Upcycled Glass Jars – Trash to Treasure


Trash to Treasure Tuesday

This is the 2nd Tuesday of March (already!?!) and that means it’s Trash to Treasure Tuesday!  Each month my friends and I share thrifty makeovers from free or cheap items.  You can see my past T2T makeovers HERE.

This month I chose to upcycle a couple of random glass jars I had:

DIY Upcycled Glass Jars - so easy and cute! By Girl in the Garage

I bought a glass candle holder from the dollar store and pulled out a couple knobs from my stash.  I glued the pieces together with E6000 (affiliate link) – the strongest and best super glue ever.

DIY Upcycled Glass Jars - so easy and cute! By Girl in the Garage

If you use E6000, just make sure to let it sit for at least 24 hours before moving your project around.  Do you like my DIY apothecary jar?  🙂

DIY Upcycled Glass Jars - so easy and cute! By Girl in the Garage

For the shorter jar, I painted the lid and a plain wooden knob in Modern Masters silver metallic paint (affiliate link) and glued them together.

DIY Upcycled Glass Jars - so easy and cute! By Girl in the Garage

They look adorable filled with treats, but they’d also look great with seasonal decor, craft supplies, Q-tips or cotton balls in the bathroom – the list is endless!

DIY Upcycled Glass Jars - so easy and cute! By Girl in the Garage

This project cost me almost nothing!  If you don’t have any empty jars at home, you can buy them for a couple bucks at Hobby Lobby (save more $ if you buy them when they’re 50% off).  I’m planning to make some DIY apothecary jars with Ball mason jars too.

DIY Upcycled Glass Jars - so easy and cute! By Girl in the Garage

What do you think of my upcycled glass jars?

Now visit my friends’ T2T projects below – click each link to see the After of the pieces in the photos!  (Bless’er House couldn’t join us this time but she’ll be back next month.)

March 2016 Trash to Treasure Projects

1. Artsy Chicks Rule

2. Confessions of a Serial DIYer

3. Prodigal Pieces

Also – share your best Trash to Treasure makeover on Instagram with the hashtag #trashtotreasuretransformation today (3/8) through Saturday morning (3/12) and have a chance to win a HomeRight paint sprayer and be featured on all of our IG accounts!  Follow me at @jen_girlinthegarage for more details.  We’ll pick a winner on Saturday afternoon.

Jen


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7 Comments on Upcycled Glass Jars – Trash to Treasure

  1. Kelly
    March 10, 2016 at 6:37 am (11 months ago)

    I really love this! I save every glass jar I get ( spaghetti sauce, salsa, honey) so I have a lot. I didn’t know what I would do with them yet but now I have this adorable idea! Great for the bathroom! Thank you!!!!

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    • Jen
      March 10, 2016 at 10:23 pm (11 months ago)

      Yeay, I’m glad you like the idea – they would look awesome in a bathroom!

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  2. Marie, The Interior Frugalista
    March 10, 2016 at 6:22 pm (11 months ago)

    These are such a fun idea, Jen! I made some during the holidays a couple of years ago and they were so much fun to make. I planned on making more for my daughter’s wedding this summer for the candy bar. Your post reminded me that I better get on that soon.
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    • Jen
      March 10, 2016 at 10:23 pm (11 months ago)

      Haha, thanks Marie! A candy bar sounds like fun – you better get busy 😉

      Reply

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