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5 Easy Mason Jar Lid Hacks That Will Simplify Your Life

by Ileana Paules-Bronet
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Ileana is a writer on the Original Content team. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.

Mason jars are one of the most popular kitchen items nowadays‚ even though they’ve been around forever.

Almost everyone has a few of these versatile, functional jars sitting around at home. People use them for just about everything: to store dry goods, make jams and jellies, pickle vegetables, drink out of, and even as decorations!

Most people use Mason jars with their lids on. But did you know there are even more ways you can use the jar if you take the lid off? For example, you can make these tasty miniature pies just by using the lids in an unconventional way.

Check out these five clever Mason jar lid hacks!

Waterproof Match Container

Fill a Mason jar with matches, then cut the matchbox strike area into a circle to fit right into the lid.

On-The-Go Drink Container

Replace the Mason jar lid with a Parmesan cheese lid — then, stick a straw in it for an on-the-go mug!

Easy-Pour Snack Jar

Cut the top of a salt container to fit the Mason jar, and replace the lid with it!

Treat Jar

Cut the pour spout off a drink container, and replace the Mason jar lid with it for a simple treat jar.

Portable Dip Jar

Put an upside-down applesauce container on top of the lid to hold dips!

For more in-depth instructions, watch the video below. And don’t forget to SHARE if you love what you see!

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