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My freebie Apothecary Jar

What can a clean jam jar and a fifty-cent candle stick holder from Good Will create?  This…
When I saw this project on Hi There Cupcake, I thought it was soooo cute.  Today when the kiddos slept longer than my house cleaning took, I took a few moments for myself to create this fun Easter decoration.
I didn’t have a pickle jar, but did have a clean jam jar.  So, I put the jar together with the candlestick holder with hot glue {not the recommended way to glue glass to glass, but works for me for now}.
FYI ~ You can see in this picture that the candle stick holder is leaning.  I think I got more hot glue under one side than the other.  It looks straight in the top picture because I used the straighten tool in my photo program.  Cheating, I know, but it made for a better photo, right?
Add some ribbon {the pink was from one of Ms. Diva’s baby shower gifts}, fill with Easter Kisses, and you have a fun piece décor!
I left the jar top purple {purple for grape jam} since it is Easter and you can’t see the top with the white writing when it is up on a shelf.  I will definitely be doing some more of these!
Here are some more great links to check out for inspiration and variations: Redefining C, Noting Grace, and My World Made By Hand.
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  1. I like this... super cute and not a bad first turn out either... Your a natural!!


  2. This is cute! I did something similar but painted the candle stick and lid, but I think I like the clear too!. hmmm... Might have to empty out another jar!

  3. Hi!!! I'm stopping by and following you from Relax and Surf Sunday. I hope you'll check out my blog Frazzled Mama at and follow me back.

  4. Super cute! I always love me a good re-do!

    Thanks for linking up!

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  5. It turned out great!!!It's such a fun project. Thanks for the shout out! I am following you. :)


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