8 Amazing Ways to Turn Pickle Jars Into Home Decor!

Abbie M
by Abbie M
16 Materials
1 Hour
Got any pickle jars lying around? Don't toss them before you see these great DIY's!

To begin, take off the label by soaking the pickle jar in a sink full of warm water & add 1 cup of vinegar. After the labels are off wash with dish soap to make sure the jar is clean.

Next, grab a dollar store candle stick & glue it to the jar with E6000 glue. Press down the candle stick to the pickle jar & let sit over night to allow the glue to harden.
Next, grab a spray bottle and mix equal parts water & vinegar.
Begin spraying with Krylon Looking Glass Spray paint & immediately spray on the water/vinegar mixture & blot with a paper towel. This will give the mercury glass look!
Remove the pickle jar lid and drill a hole for the knob on the top of the lid & add the cabinet knob.
Add to your home & stand back to admire your work! icon
Project Number 2: Begin by grabbing a large pickle jar. Apply some masking tape to the front of the jar in whatever shape you choose. After that, add some chalkboard paint & peel!
Take off the lid, drill a hole in the middle & add some black paint.
Next, add a cabinet knob.

Add to your home & store anything you choose! Perfect to spice up any corner of your kitchen or bathroom!
Project Number 3: Begin by grabbing a disposable cookie sheet & lay pickle jar on it to measure the height of the jar.
Next, cut the cookie sheet into a long strip & poke holes into it with a nail.
Roll up the strip into the jar & add an LED tea light. Screw the lid back on.
Check out this incredible star lantern!icon Perfect as a night light in the bathroom, or in the kid's room!

Check out this video for 5 more ideas! icon
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  • JohnnieandMaria Perales JohnnieandMaria Perales on Jan 29, 2018

    at what temperature do we put the mod podge painted project in the oven and for hoe long?

  • Pam1418628 Pam1418628 on Mar 25, 2018

    Did I miss something, because I didn't see anything about putting modge podge on anything?

  • Tonihrabak Tonihrabak on Mar 26, 2018

    Don't cringe, I just threw several gallon Pickle jars out. I cant get the smell out of them, washing, soaking, scrubbing. Nothing worked. Help would love to do the canister set.

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  • Michelle H Michelle H on Nov 05, 2021

    All these ideas are really great!

  • Dee Dee on Apr 22, 2023

    I have all sorts of jars. I am going to try the big jars. I even have the candle holders, just need the knobs for the top of the jars. Love this project