19 Star-Spangled Ways to Use Mason Jars on the 4th of July

Just when we thought we couldn't get any more excited for 4th of July, we found these ideas.

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Show off your American pride with these festive 4th of July mason jar crafts. They'll be the perfectly patriotic addition to your Independence day party.

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The Cookie Rookie
Red, White, and Blue Mason Jar Salad

With all the yummy 4th of July treats being served for America's birthday, you'll definitely want a healthy salad to balance it out. This Mason jar recipe calls for all your summer favorites: berries, spinach, and feta cheese with a poppyseed vinaigrette.

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A Pumpkin and a Princess
S'mores in a Mason Jar

Hand these party favors out to all the kids at your 4th of July party. You could even set up a bonfire before the fireworks so everyone can enjoy a late-night sweet!

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Tidy Mom
Patriotic Centerpiece

It's never been easier to dress up your table for the 4th of July. All you need is a colored Mason jar, rice, and festive trinkets to create a fun centerpiece.

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Mason Jar "Sippy Cups"

Guests of all ages will love sipping from these rustic, spill-proof Mason jars.

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Mason Jar Lanterns

If you're as inspired by these lanterns as we are, then you'll be even more surprised by how easy they are to make. Paint, tape, stickers start the job, but it's sandpaper that gives them a distressed look.

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American Flag Mason Jar Vases

This trio of painted Mason jars is a star-spangled way to show off fresh flowers.

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Star-Shaped Fruit

Use a cookie cutter to cut watermelon into star shapes, then add strawberries and blueberries and mix with water for a refreshing beverage that can be served in a Mason jar.

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Candle Holders

Paint, glitter, and lima beans turn these Mason jars into must-have centerpieces that are pretty enough to use all year long.

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Mason Jar Cheesecakes

Make these no-bake treats—filled with pound cake, raspberry pie filling, and cinnamon graham crackers—as festive party favors.

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Plus: 23 Show-Stopping 4th of July Desserts »

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Sweet Star Lanterns

While you can definitely use these glittered jars to light the night, we'd opt to showcase them at the entrance to our backyard party.

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Mason Jar Chandelier

This clustered chandelier is sure to give your porch some patriotic country charm.

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Colored Rice Votives

Perfect for backyard parties, you can create this charming centerpiece with colored rice.

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Blueberry, Strawberry, and Whipped Cream Stack

Layer upon layer of strawberries, blueberries, low-fat vanilla yogurt, and whipped cream create a sweet and healthy way to treat yourself.

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Patriotic Jars

Strategically place a few of these star-spangled jars on your front steps for a patriotic decoration.

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Mason Jar Flag Centerpiece

To make this pretty arrangement, fill a tray with Mason jars, then fill the jars with flowers. Bonus: You can gift the jars to guests as favors at the end of your party.

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Patriotic Mason Jar Lanterns

Light the steps to your front door with these elegant DIY lanterns. Your guests will know exactly which house to pull up to!

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Silverware Holder

Hosting a backyard barbecue? Corral utensils and straws in these colorful Mason jars. Add a bit more flair to the arrangement by scattering pom-poms around them.

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Rustic Vases

A distressed look gives these Mason jar vases added rustic appeal.

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Mason Jar Printables

This free printable from the Lolly Jane blog is the prettiest way to simultaneously show off your patriotism and love for Mason jars.

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