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How to Use Baby Food Jars to Make Crafts

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If you are lucky enough to have a baby around, I hope you save all of the empty jars from all of the baby food they eat. If you don't have a baby around, hopefully you have someone you can beg to save the jars for you. Baby food jars are really fun to work with and there are so mant creative things you can do with them. You can make everything from holiday decorations and gifts to unique decorations for your home.

Enjoy exploring all of these baby food jar crafts and then please take a moment to create your own to submit to be included in this collection. If you want a reminder when Make-It-Over challenges are posted, sign up for the Family Crafts newsletter.

Candlestick Organizers

Candlestick Organizers
Follow the directions in this tutorial and learn how to make fun decorations using old candlesticks, baby food jars, some paint, and some glue.

Candy Corn Jar

While I originally made this craft using a jar that is a little larger than a bay food jar, it would be adorable to make a set of these using baby food jars and small buttons.

Chalkboard Baby Food Jars

Chalkboard Baby Food Jars
Learn how easy it is to find extra storage space for little items. Paint some baby food jars with chalkboard paint glue them in place.

Decoupage Pumpkin Jar

Decoupage Pumpkin Jar
A visitor named Kit shares directions for making a fun pumpkin decoration using jars and decoupage techniques.

Embossed Heart Jar Craft

Embossed Heart Jar Craft
This project sheet will instruct you on how to create 3-dimensional designs on glass jars. These cute, little embossed jars would make fun gifts and can even be personalized.

Good Deed Jar Craft

Good Deed Jar
This cool craft can be made using any sized jar. This is a great family activity for the holidays or any time of the year.

Halloween Baby Cuisine

Halloween Baby Cuisine
Kerry explains how you can dress up full baby food jars for Halloween. A unique idea for someone who has a baby.

Hot Chocolate in a Jar

Hot Chocolate in a Jar
Grab a baby food jar and fill it some hot chocolate mix and miniature marshmallows. Decorate the outside using a scrap of fabric, a candy cane, and a few other supplies and give it as a gift to a special friend.

Jar of Love Craft

Jar of Love Craft
This chalkboard jar can be made using any size jar. Make several of them using different sized jars!

Magic Potion Jars

Magic Potion Jars
Follow the suggestions in this tutorial and learn how you can make a fun decoration for a Halloween or wizard themed party.

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