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16 Super Cute Ways To Use Mason Jars at Weddings (Utility & Fun, Heh!)

BY The WMG Bride | 02 Nov, 2015 | 3305 views | 4 min read

Who doesn't love mason jars? If there's one decor idea that is malleable - that's mason jars. Because depending on how you dress them up or style them, they can become anything - from bohemian to rustic to vintage and classy.  And no, the most common misconception is that mason jars are not available in India - no darling, they are now as ubiquitous as wine glasses and at the end of this story, we'll give you a list of places you can buy them for cheap. So why wait for anything else, take a look at the 16 most cute ways you can use them at your wedding. Hint hint: DIY them to your liking and your guests will love you for the creativity! 

Add a lace covering and make it a vintage offering 


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You know how you can make mason jars classy - just dress them in lace and place your brightest most fragrant flowers in them. Get, set, cute!

Leave notes for the bride & groom in mason jars


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Place a few big mason jars at notable locations at the wedding and make sure you ask your guests to leave sweet notes for the bride & groom in them.

Use them as beautiful centrepieces



Place mason jars on wooden platters or wooden logs and fill them up with roses - so very elegant and so very Parisian. And let's not forget, effortless!

As accessories for fairy lights


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We had already written about the most elegant ways one can use fairy lights and everyone loved the fairy lights-in-mason-jars idea a lot! It's like little jars of light!

Use them as well...as mason jars for cocktails!


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The most common way you can jazz up your wedding is to use them as serveware - with a cute straw. Boho weddings will really benefit from this.

As floral hangings


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Hang flowers or fruits - whatever you like and make these mason jars match your wedding theme! Simply awesome.

As props at strategic locations for photo-ops


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Sometimes to make one decor accessory look like a million bucks, you need another to prop it up. And let's just say, mason jars and ladders just belong together. Throw in a few ferns and flowers for an extra something-something and you're set!

Mason jar chandeliers as a conversation-starter


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While small tealights can make them look vintage, you could up the ante by putting a few together, throwing them on a wrought iron chandelier and add a few floral ideas - and bam! You know how much we love chandeliers at WMG.

Use them on signages for that rustic-charm


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See that your boring old signages at the wedding get a makeover - by adding a tiny mason jar to the mix. Pin them on with a nail or tie them up for best results.

Serve your desserts in mason jars 


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In another line of innovative serveware ideas, just add mason jars as the number one idea. Any dessert can fit into a jar and it can look pretty!

Use them to give favours to the kids 


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A few crayons and candy and you're all set to entertain kids at your sangeet or mehendi - and kids can carry them back too!

Use them as toast glasses instead of boring wine/champagne glasses


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Personalised bride & groom mason jars are super cute for photo-ops. You know what's even better? If you get ones that are attached to stems - ah, order on Etsy or ask a family member to get it from the US.

As Mason jar lights


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Instead of flowers, get your electrician to do bulbs inside them. If that's too expensive, add fairy lights or candles - use them as great hanging lights as outdoor weddings.

Use as pre-mixed mason jar drinks to be passed around 


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Fill a few pre-mixed drinks and put them up at strategic places so your guests can dive in and have one on a hot day! Trust us, they will thank you for your thoughtfulness!

As candle holders and thereby centrepieces


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Place a candle in a few mason jars and make it an elegant centrepiece - replace those flowers and add lace or burlap for that retro feel.

Places to buy Mason Jars ( Psst, click on the links to see them now): Houseproud.in; Chumbak.com; Amazon.in; Beyond Ordinary India; It's Our Studio; Ebay.in; Zansaar.com; The Label Life ; Pepperfry; Urbandazzle.com

Have a brilliant idea to use mason jars at your wedding? Ping us and we'll be delighted to know! 

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