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By Ariel Knutson

While mason jars are used to store jams, jellies and other random items, they can also be transformed into charming home decor. Check out these do-it-yourself mason jar projects that can be pulled together with a little free time and creativity. 

Mason jar pendant lamp

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We love the simplicity of this gorgeous blue pendant lamp. For the how-to, visit The Spring Blog.

Chalkboard jar

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Chalkboard paint + mason jars = super cute and functional organizer. For the how-to, visit Michaela Noelle Designs.

Sewing kit

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We love how adorable and colorful this is. And it's an amazing gift for your sewing buddies. For the how-to, visit Wait 'Till Your Father Gets Home.

Monogram light

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This truly original DIY is perfect for an outdoor party or for something a little extra awesome at home. For the how-to, visit Oleander and Palm.

Wall planter

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This creative DIY is perfect for an outdoor party or for something a little extra awesome at home. For the how-to, visit Oleander and Palm.

Travel mugs

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We love these travel mugs for how cute they are and because they use a rubber grommet on the hole of the lid where your festive paper straw goes. For the how-to, visit Alyssa and Carla.

Bathroom organizer

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This organizer would be great in your bathroom or your kitchen. If you know how to handle a drill, this one is pretty doable. For the how-to, visit DIY Playbook.

Soap dispenser

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Pump your soap with style and ease thanks to this awesome DIY. For the how-to, visit Blissfully Content.

A version of this article originally appeared on iVillage.