Here’s a simple idea for a creative bedside carafe farmhouse style.
Many home stores and catalogs are selling beautiful and expensive bedside carafes with a glass that fits over the top becoming the lid.
I did an inspired by ~ knock off of this idea!
With the holidays coming, wouldn’t to be fun to have a bedside carafe for each guest? I figured out a way to get a dozen carafes with glasses for about $20.
Mason jars come in regular and wide mouth sizes. The wide mouth is easier to fill when canning veggies .
So I’ve been told. Popping green beans was my job when canning with Grandma.
During a sleepless night I started wondering if a regular sized mouth mason jar would fit inside a wide mouth jar. It was several months before I ever tried it.
The best ideas take me a while! 🙂
I starting thinking about mason jars and the size of their mouth, when I broke the expensive glass to one of the bedside carafes I bought. Yep, I shelled out close to $100 for two bedside carafes for Mike and I. I don’t like breaking things but I have to admit…
I was glad to see that glass break!!
We like ice in our bedside water and getting ice cubes into the narrow mouth every night…well there’s a better use of my time!
Plus they are not easy to clean!
I kept the carafes just for wine or water. I also kept the glass and use the carafe and use it when we have one house guest for their bedside. But we rarely have one house guest…we have 4 or 7 or 8!
I did find other bedside carafes online. This one from One King’s Lane is stunning. Please click to view the inspiration image. Do to copyright I do not download images that are not mine! 🙂
My bedside carafe farmhouse style is…my style!
So that’s why I was wondering if a wider mouth mason would fit over a regular mouth jar.
And it does!
The sizes needed for the perfect fit are a wide mouth pint that fits over a regular mouth quart jar.
These are fun for ice tea too!
Here’s an idea for the seals too!
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