My latest obsession is the mason jar. It brings to mind a warm barefoot summer afternoon and reminds me of the days when life was simple (I don’t know exactly when this simple life existed or who enjoyed it, but a girl can dream). There’s just something about a mason jar that
screams whispers uncomplicated and easy as pie.
Iced tea last summer in Montana
Last night I was browsing through Ikea (on a romantic Valentine’s Day date with M picking out closet designs for our new place) when I spotted these SLOM jars, which come in various sizes and shapes:
They’re perfect for storing pasta, grains and nuts. I plan to snap up a bunch as soon as we’re moved in.
Homemade spicy chai
A few inspiring mason jars from the blogging world:
Homemade body butter (I made this recipe with rose and lavender essential oils. It was my first go at homemade lotion and it smells amazing, however it’s greasier than store-bought stuff and takes time to soak into my skin. I’m still adjusting, but the jar sure looks cute.)
I mentioned this adorable herb garden before, but that’s because I really LOVE it!
A do-it-yourself light at one of my favorite websites
48 Homemade Gifts in a Jar…cupcakes in a jar sound amazing!
10 things to do with them, including spray painting for a modern take
What are you obsessed with these days? Have you made any crafts lately? What do you think of mason jars?