Make: Jam Jar Planters

A wonderful way to re-use jam jars. They would make beautiful gifts too!

Make, Do and Spend

you will need….

I’ve confessed to being a hoarder here  before, jam jars seem to be my weakness. I cannot throw them away, I cannot refuse them if they are offered to me and they are all but taking over the house. So last week I was offered a glut of jam jars which I accepted without hesitation. The same day I was chatting with my friend H about how she was growing spring bulbs in some old baking tins. H later sent me a picture of the bulbs and a message saying “i’m feeling a bit Narnia, Spring is coming” and I got all inspired to create my own Narnia at home with said jam jars and a little emulsion paint (yes, I collect paint too)

Here’s what you will need:

  • Jam jars, of varying sizes
  • Emulsion paint, this is a good way to use up leftover paint from recently decorated rooms
  • A…

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