Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Mason Jar Easter Baskets

I was so very excited about these little cuties.  I saw them in a book years ago and always wanted to make them.  They are perfect for my few special friends.

You start with the smallest mason jar (jam size), ribbon, and a needle and thread.  I like the 1 1/2 in. ribbon best, but, I used up to 2 1/2 inch ribbon because that is what the Dollar Tree had.  They have the cutest Easter ribbon for only $1.00.  Cut the ribbon a little larger than the jar lid and take out the wire.  Some wire, I had to cut out, but, it still looked good.

You hot glue the ribbon all the way around the lid.  It will overlap just a little.

Then you take a neddle and thread (with a knot in the end) and make a running stich all the way around the ribbon.

Pull gently on the thread to gather it into a pretty ruffled circle on top, or a yo yo thing.  

This is one with small ribbon, I like it best.

To make the handle, you just cut the length you need and run between the lid and the band.  Tie it on top and you are done.

There is my little bunny girl .........

I really like the way they turned out.  If you don't want to make the yo yo thing on top, you can always use paper with a pin wheel or something too.

Happy Easter.



  1. omg these are so cute! The fake grass is such an awesome touch it makes me smile :) way cute!

  2. Just perfect for the upcoming Easter season. I love the way they turned out.

  3. These are very adorable!! So cute. I'm pinning this for sure. Thanks for the tutorial.

    I'm glad you linking up at Romance on a Dime!

  4. Those are so cute! What a great idea. I think just about anything looks adorable in those little jars. :)

    Raising Busy Chickadees

  5. Love them! The flower on the cap is so pretty. Thanks for sharing at Whimsy Wednesdays Rhonda!

  6. Well aren't those cute! I hope you'll link up to my Hippity Hop Easter Project Hop!


  7. What a fun way to tell people you care about them:)

  8. Those are too cute. What a great idea for a sweet, little girl.

  9. Those are so cute and creative! So much fun for kids. I want to invite you to come link up this Sunday to The Sunday Round Up @ http://www.arosiesweethome.com/
    Also I'm following your wonderful blog. Come check out mine and see of you would like to follow me to.

  10. Hay, as I poke around you great blog I just realized I am following you already. Hope you have a wonderful day and to see you Sunday for the Sunday Round Up.

  11. These are SO cute! Thanks for sharing with us! Looking forward to seeing what you have been up to next week!

    Take care,


  12. These are super cute!

    I would love it if you added these to my Easter Inspiration Party!

    Thanks for the inspiration!

  13. Super cute!! Great job! Love these! Thanks so much for linking it up to Fantabulous Friday @ Little Becky Homecky!

    Katie @ Little Becky Homecky

  14. That is the cutest idea!! I love it. Thank you so much for linking up with Favorite Thing Friday. Now following you on Linky :)

  15. Such a cute, festive idea! Thanks for sharing it at our Shine on Fridays party! I'm sure your friends will love them!

  16. Very cute way to use wire ribbon as a basket handles!

    I would love for you to follow my blog too so that we can share ideas!

    Your newest follower,
    Val @ http://cookcraftcrocheting.blogspot.com/

  17. Super super cute!!! A great gift for my coworkers!

  18. Hi Rhonda!

    These are the sweetest little Easter baskets! So pretty :)

    Nice stopping by to visit with you!
    Kindly, Lorraine

  19. I love these! How fun! We'd love for you to link this to our party! http://housewivesofriverton.blogspot.com/2012/03/riverton-housewives-round-up-9.html

  20. What a fun way to use mason jars! Thanks for sharing.

  21. Congrats! I featured this on my blog today. Thanks for linking it up: http://trophyw.blogspot.com/2012/03/winner-and-features_27.html

  22. What a gorgeous idea to help celebrate this very special season. You are going to be a feature this week at our Pin'inspiration party. Thank-you so much for taking part last week.

  23. These are adorable. So glad you linked up to POV.

  24. these are so cute.. :) Thanks for linking up at friday fun party

  25. These are adorable! Thanks for sharing at Craft Junkie Too last week -- your project is one of our Friday Features….:)
    Stop over and grab the featured me button if you'd like and link up more fun projects. :)


  26. These are so cute - You could even use this idea as goody bags for a birthday party!

    Thanks for linking up at Beautify It Monday! We were thrilled to have such a great turn out for out first party! Features will go up on Saturday and we hope to see you back again on Monday for week 2!

  27. We need to use these at our house! Thanks for linking up to our "Strut Your Stuff Saturday." We love having you and hope you'll be back next week! -The Sisters

  28. You have been featured. Come and check it out @ http://www.arosiesweethome.com/

  29. These are so adorable!

    Mrs. Delightful


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