Browsing the "upcycling glass jars" Tag

How to Jazz up Jar Lids: Upcycle Old Food Jars into New-Looking Storage Jars

May 27th, 2013 | by Julie Finn

Upcycling old jam jars, spaghetti sauce jars, pickle jars, etc. into storage jars to use around your house is a boon to the environment (and a cheap way to glean some extra storage!), but wouldn't you maybe rather have something that didn't *look* exactly like an old jam jar, spaghetti sauce jar, or pickle jar? Whether you're fond of fabric or paper, paint or found objects, matching or distinctive, the following list should give you all the ideas that you need to make your jar lids fresh, new, and not at all spaghetti sauce-related


How-to: Another Way to Remove Labels from Glass Jars

June 19th, 2012 | by Julie Finn

You think you don't have time to do a good job to get all the paper and all the glue completely off of your glass jars, but you really do. My method for removing the sticky labels from glass jars takes about twenty minutes, but you can do it with as many glass jars as you have, all at the same time. Gather up a big collection of jars that need to have their labels removed, and you can do the job in far less time than it would take to peel the labels off by hand



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