Christmas Tree Centerpiece
CANDLE HOLDER IDEAS:
Hanging Candle Holders w/ Copper Wire
Starch & Tissue Paper
Raffia Bow - Especially the little Earth's Best labeled jars. Fill with a tea light or candle wax and wic. Wrap a raffia/other bow around the rim. Give as gifts or use as place setting decorations. Adorable! Contributed by Lisa Gilleland
Envelope and Stamp Licker - Take a baby food jar. Cover with wallpaper to match office or work area. Glue a peice of sponge inside of lid, Fill with water. Cover lid with material to match and go around the edges with ribbon. Works great. Makes a great kids gift to give to working parents or Grandparents.
Make a hanging "bitty thing" organizer - Nail several jar lids onto a 2x4. Nail the 2x4 to the bottom of a shelf over your craft bench. Fill the jars with nails, pins, bitty things you have lying around and screw them onto their lids.
Use for paints and powders - Especially nice when mixing unique colors.
Store spices - Especially great when mixing your own - be sure to label the jars!
Sewing storage - Separate buttons by color or size and store each in their own jar. Great for storing other small things - safety pins, straight pins, snaps, etc.
Snow globes - Glue a small object to the inside of the lid - a plastic figurine, f, etc. Add glitter, beads, or foil confetti, etc. Fill the jar with equal parts water and corn syrup, add food coloring if desired. Seal the lid onto the jar using a watertight sealant - the kind used for aquariums, or the stuff found in the plumbing section of your hardware store. Put a bead of sealant on the threads of the jar and on the inside threads of the lid. Close it up, leave overnight to dry. Kids love this!
Seed storage - Good way to save seeds from the fs in your garden. Add a label (with a picture of the flower if you want).
Gift ideas - Decorate the jars and lids: Paint with PermEnamel paints, cover with fabric, attach wooden shapes to the lids, make clay decorations for the lids. Fill with gift items: bath salts, homemade coffee/tea mixtures, potpourri, small candy, etc.