12 Genius Uses for All Those Mason Jars
As Portlanders, there are few things we love more than vintage mason jars put to good--and many--uses. Unlock your mason jars' potential with these 12 Portland-hipster-approved ideas.
Say goodbye to your mugs and hello to your new best friend. Bonus tip for summer: add coffee, ice, milk, and your favorite flavoring to the jar, screw the lid on tight, and shake for a Portlander-approved iced coffee drink.
No kitchenware is worthy of home brews like the mason jar is.
Why don't you put some cucumbers from the Portland Farmer's Market or some fresh blueberries from the backyard in that mountain-sourced water?
Take your organic garden to the level of hipster with mason jars.
Because why would you ever use a normal container when you can use a mason jar?
Simply punch holes through the lids and you've got yourself some straight up classy, hipster string lights.
We're Portlanders. We need gardens inside as well as outside. And the mason jar is here for you.
Need a quick last-minute speaker for your iPhone? Yes, the mason jar is there for you even now. Just put your phone in the jar for an instant speaker.
Who said mason jars didn't have class? Glue a glass candlestick to the bottom of a mason jar of any size for a wine glass that's the perfect blend of hip, unique, and classy.
Mini Cakes and Pies
Yet again proof that mason jars are good for nearly anything. Bake mini pies and cakes galore, perfect for your next party.
When the neighbors break out their tiki torches this summer, be sure yours will stand out.
Mix together mason jars of cocktails before a party so guests have quick, delicious, and hipster-approved drinks to grab without hassle.