Who doesn’t love mason jars? They’re wonderful for storing food, organizing, and even crafts. But did you know that the lids are just as useful on their own?
And down below I’ve found some awesome mason jar lid tips and hack that’ll help you out so much in the home. These are ideas that are simple to do, and will make your life so much easier. So check them out and let me know what you think!
Poach Eggs Perfectly
Who says it’s hard to have a perfectly poached egg when you can use a mason jar lid to easily make one? You just have to put the lid at the bottom of the pot, add some vinegar to the the boiling water, and crack the eggs directly over the lid so it falls in. Cover the pot and in a minute, you’ll have a beautifully poached egg.
Make Mini Pies
If you’re having a kid’s party at home (or even an adult gathering), try making some mini pies using mason jar lids as the baking pan. It’s totally cute, fun, and obviously delicious!
DIY Mason Jar Lid Coaster
These DIY coasters are easy and inexpensive to make. All you need is wide mouth mason jar lids, thin sheets of cork, and a stamp for added decoration.
Mason Jar Lunchables
If you’re looking for a perfect grab-and-go cracker and spread storage, then Mason jars are a great option. Just fill the jar with a spread, top with the lid, and cover with an inverted fruit cup where your crackers are kept.
Mason Jar Match Dispenser
Keep your matches dry and prevent them from spilling with this DIY project. All you have to do is cut a piece of sandpaper that fits into the mason jar lid and also cut a little opening on the top so you don’t have to unscrew the lid every time you need to light a match.
To easily make a farmhouse inspired candle, try out this tip. Just pour the candle mixture into the mason jar lid with the wick, let it sit for about 4-5 minutes, and wait until dry.
DIY Snack Shaker
Turn a mason jar into a super handy snack shaker. Using a clean and dry plastic twist-top spout from an empty juice container, draw a line around your lid with the spout in the center of the circle, and simply snip and trim until the circle fits the top of your jar. Now fill your jar with some snacks and you’re done.
This juicer attachment fits perfectly on top of the mouth of mason jars. You can easily juice your favorite citrus fruits right into the jar. Just add some water and sugar to taste
You can easily get one here!
Makes McMuffin-Style Eggs
The good thing about mason jar lids is that they can withstand high temperature so you don’t need to worry about heating up the lid on a well-greased pan. So try making a perfectly circular McMuffin-Style egg perfect for a delicious breakfast.
Cupcake Liners Can be Used as Drink Lids
Try replacing the metal disk you normally use with mason jars with a cupcake liner and poke a straw through it. This will minimize spills and keep insects out.
Turns out that mason jar lids are very versatile. They can do so much and make your life a bit easier. And these DIY projects from the list above will definitely save you so much time and money. So the next time you want to poach an egg or make a DIY candle project, use a mason jar lid!
Now, If you have any questions about these mason jar lid tips, comment down below. I’d love to help you out!