Nothing says Thanksgiving like a DIY Mason jar project, especially when you include it as part of your Thanksgiving table décor.
To those who know me, Thanksgiving is probably my fave holiday to decorate for…because I love fall and the colours. The fall for me represents the start of everything:
- Career wise, almost every job I’ve taken started in the fall.
- I started school and graduated from my undergrad in the fall.
- I got engaged and then married in the fall.
- My 3 kids were born in the fall.
So you see, me and the fall have a special relationship. It’s only natural that decorating my Thanksgiving table is my prefered holiday project.
Thanksgiving Table Glam-ification
But enough about me and let’s get talking about how you can glam-ify your Thanksgiving table with Mason jars.
If you’re looking for a unique and creative way to show your love for fall, mason jar crafts are awesome. There’s no shortage of ideas on Pinterest for Thanksgiving ideas, you can be sure of that!
Simple mason jars can be transformed into fall decorations for your home. Plus, they make the perfect homemade gift and are great as part of your Thanksgiving table décor.
Blain’s Farm & Fleet compiled some easy and fun fall mason jar crafts that you can make yourself.
Pumpkin spice is a staple of fall. You can make your own candles with the recipe from She Uncovered.
It’ll take two days for the pumpkin spice to infuse the oil. The end result though is an organic, homemade candle that smells like the essence of fall. It’ll make you want to run to Starbucks for their Pumpkin Spice Latte (mmmm…).
Make a couple and add them to your Thanksgiving table centrepiece to diffuse the beautiful aroma.
Spark & Chemistry’s mason jar candle holders don’t need much to cook up. Minimal supplies and a few easy steps to make it.
Using an adhesive, such as Mod Podge, glue fake or real fall leaves to the inside of the mason jar. Tie corn husks or twine around the top of the jar for a rustic touch. Place tealights inside for a fall-inspired glow.
Dispersing a few of these around the table, made in different sizes can really glam up your table.
If you use essential oils, you’ll love the cinnamon orange air freshener from Shaken Together. Just another way of using essential oils!
Your home can have the spicy scent of fall, combined with fresh orange. How amazing would it be when your guests walk in with these fresh scents tickling their nostrils.
Tie some twine and a cinnamon stick around the lid for an extra touch of fall.
Have a few for your guests to take home once their done their yummy feast!
You can light up your home with mason jar fall luminaries from Create.Craft.Love:
- Cut out a maple leaf shape from adhesive vinyl.
- Stick it on the mason jar.
- Paint the entire mason jar in fall colours.
- Let the paint dry and remove the cutout.
- Tie some twine around the jar and add a tealight.
Make multiple mason jars in different colours to create the perfect Thanksgiving table centerpiece.
Once you’ve used the jars for the fall mason jar crafts, you’ll still have leftover lids and bands.
The pumpkin made from canning lids from Fun Home Things is so easy to make. A fun project for kids to take part in:
- Spray paint the canning lid rings pumpkin or leave it plain.
- Once the rings are dry, string them on a piece of yarn or twine, tie a double knot, and space them out.
- Place a cinnamon stick in the middle for a stem, and you’re done!
Making a few a in a couple of sizes and adding it as focal pieces to your Thanksgiving table centrepiece will surely catch the attention of your guest.
The Gist of it
Whether you are an avid DIYer or a novice, working with mason jars to decorate your Thanksgiving table is anything but a tough project. In fact, they are so easy to make, your kids can help you.
Do you plan on decorating with mason jars this Thanksgiving?
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Carrie at Curly Crafty Mom says
I would love those pumpkin spice candles! It seems you see a lot of pumpkin spice things in the fall!
The Wardrobe Stylist says
I think it’s a totally cool idea and pretty neat. Very nice to put in the office as well or give as a gift.