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Mason Jar Christmas Tree

Do you love mason jars?  Do you check Pinterest for ideas to use mason jars?  I have a unique idea for a mason jar Christmas tree, and it’s easy.

Mason Jar Tree

I know this is strange.  But I create different and unique.  When challenged I create strangely.

So…ta da!  A Mason Jar Christmas Tree!

Junkmarket Style is hosting a mason jar challenge.  The challenge is an exercise in creativity and meeting new junk friends.

I admit I’m not actively posting on Junkmarket Style lately.  I will do better next year.  Junkmarket Style is a fun group of junk-minded people with creative ideas and encouraging comments.

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Why a mason jar tree??

I’m not sure how or why I came up with making a mason jar tree.  Maybe it was seeing the jars filling in my little workshop.  Or finding a box of these colorful ornaments in the “Christmas” closet upstairs.  Or possibly the sticks outside after the windy storm came through last weekend.  But whatever it was, I pretty sure it’s the only mason jar tree!

The Supplies

Filled jars

The Steps

I placed one ornament in 10 jars.

Tree stump

In two other jars, I added some of those sticks from outside.

I grabbed a piece of wood from the workshop that happened to be a perfect size.  See this mason jar tree was meant to be!

Putty to keep this upright

I used a bit of sticky putty to secure things up a bit.  You can find this in most hardware stores.  I find it works better with a little water.

Now a disclaimer…this will not hold the entire tree upright.  I placed the tree on the mantel in our bedroom back in the corner.  If you wanted you could use a hot glue gun to secure the tree.  The hot glue will pick off when you’re ready to take the tree down.

Tree stacked up

Now I stacked the jars forming a tree.  Just like on the “regular” Christmas tree, I made sure to spread the colors around.  Notice the jar with the star is on top

…as it should be!

Mason Jar Tree SQ

Even if I don’t win the challenge, I will win if I make a new junky friend or two.

What is the strangest Christmas decoration you have up right now?

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Added note:  The Mason Jar Christmas Tree was a tied winner at Junkmarket Style!!!   Tied with Butter Beans Antiques and the beautiful Peace Mason Jar sign.

Comment below or tag me on Instagram with your strangest holiday decor.

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