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DIY Mason Jar Centerpieces

Mason Jar Centerpieces are a quick, easy and festive way to decorate your table for any occasion. Fill them with flowers, stems or branches for a quick and easy centerpiece idea!

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DIY Mason Jar Centerpieces

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As a crafter and DIYer, I know the importance of having high quality and easy-to-use tools at my disposal. Nothing is worse than having an idea in my head, but not having the equipment to see it to fruition.

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I’ve been wanting to craft some mason jar flower vases, with places cut out of the metal for inserting the blooms, for a while now.

I love using mason jars for floral arranging. I use them for everything from tablescapes for photo shoots, gift-giving, and everyday centerpieces for our dining table.

Looking for a foolproof way to get perfectly-arranged florals every time, I grabbed some mason jars (I LOVE these aqua VINTAGE mason jars!) and BLACK + DECKER’s new 20V MAX Cordless Drill and got to work!

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This drill is my new DIY BFF. It’s compact in size and incredibly lightweight, which means I can more easily use it in tight spaces and use it longer with less fatigue. We have a larger, heavier drill, and we’ve found that the BLACK + DECKER 20V MAX Drill offers consistently strong power and speed compared to our larger drill.

To take your mason jar vases to the next level, you’ll need a drill, mason jars, and a Sharpie:

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Use your Sharpie to mark on your jar lids where you’d like your holes. I drilled 9 holes per lid.

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Place a piece of wood underneath your lid (you do not want to drill through the lid and onto your table!), and use a hammer and nail to make a small divot where each hole will be placed. This is so when you place your drill bit onto your mark and start drilling, it prevents the drill from moving/sliding around. It provides a little indentation for your drill bit to sit.

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Carefully drill through the metal to create your holes.

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Fill your jars with water, screw on the lids, and start arranging…

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That’s really all there is to it! One stem per hole, and you have perfectly-arranged flowers with no effort.

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Thursday 14th of July 2016

I want to make a frame for a 3' x 5' American flag my husband has. I had it flown on the Capitol on this 30th birthday. We've been meaning to frame it in our living room but need to do something custom. These tools would be perfect! and help me get it done before his 40th bday. lol.

amanda whitley

Thursday 30th of June 2016

i would like to make an outdoor seating set


Thursday 30th of June 2016

I like the LED light feature. There are times when you are in a tight spot and your own shadow will block out light, making it hard to pinpoint the drill head. I would use this to make some TV trays.


Tuesday 5th of July 2016

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2nd Grade Bee

Thursday 30th of June 2016

What would I make? Goodness, the possibilities are endless and the list is long indeed! I grew up with three sisters and no brothers, so my dad decided I would be his "boy" and I learned so much with him. I am now the only one of my sisters to love DIY projects. On my list of projects to do next are custom shelves for the play room, extra seating for my classroom (I teach 2nd grade) and a sewing cart for my daughter.

FWIW Jeannie

Wednesday 29th of June 2016

I think I'd like to make your mason jar vases, but a spice rack would run a close second for projects.