How do I use peanut jars for something other than pocorn?

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I have multiple empty peanut jars. There must be something easy that I can make with them. The shape is unique but nothing jumps out at me. I am relatively new to DIY so simple is best for me. Thanks for any and all suggestions.

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  • Pat Rios Pat Rios on Nov 18, 2018

    This is a great idea for the holidays. Peanut jars repurposed into gift containers. Here is the link with the instructions.

    http://www.condoblues.com/2013/12/how-to-make-cute-and-simple-christmas.html

  • DesertRose DesertRose on Nov 18, 2018

    I would make gifts for Christmas out of them for teachers, Sunday school teachers, neighbors, etc. You could put a pom pom on top or santa hat and fill them with all the ingredients for a nice cup or two of hot chocolate including mini marshmallows. Tie a ribbon around the "neck" or waste band. They would make wonderful gifts. Or you could organize a craft room using the jars. Another idea is to use Mod Podge or glue on them, then roll in epsom salts and put a little tea light in them of various colors. You could decorate them to look like Carolers and give them away. I would use them to store my herbs I grow annually and dehydrate. They could be used to store any dehydrated food or herbs. Hope this gives you some ideas Martha.

  • Ken Erickson Ken Erickson on Nov 18, 2018

    Empty jars and bottles can be repurposed as storage containers. I use old pill bottles to hold various small items.

    • MArtha Whaley MArtha Whaley on Nov 19, 2018

      Thanks. I do use for popcorn but rather small for most other things in the kitchen. Maybe I need to broaden my scope. Thanks.

  • To Work With My Hands To Work With My Hands on Nov 19, 2018

    Storage for craft supplies is a great idea. You can also dress them up by decoupaging a little craft paper or fabric on the outside.

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