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​​Celebrate the 4th of July with all-American Mason jar style!

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14 Ideas for the 4th of July

Besides using Mason jars for patriotic centerpieces and beverages, you can transform them into lanterns, single-serve desserts, utensil holders, condiment dispensers, and more. Check out these 14 Mason jar ideas for the 4th of July:

Dressings and Condiments:

1. Condiment Dispenser (reCAP Adapta Pump + Mason jar)

Easily serve and store DIY condiments! Get an Adapta Pump here.

2.Small Batch Marinades (reCAP POUR + Mason jar)

Get the recipes and instructions.

3.Salad Dressings (reCAP regular mouth POUR + Mason jar)

There are tons of salad dressing recipes out there, but this Garlic Whiz-Bang is our favorite.


4.Berry Bellini (Mason jars + POUR or FLIP)

Watch our video to learn how to shake up your own Bellinis!

5.Lemonade Whiskey (Mason jars + POUR or FLIP)

A super simple summertime favorite. Get the recipe.

6.Sparkling Arnold Palmer

Checkout this recipe by the Mighty Mrs.

7. Frozen Strawberry Daiquiris (FLIPs, straws, and Mason jars)

Get the recipe.


8. DIY Whipped Cream

View our video to learn how! All you need is a few ingredients.

9. No Bake Lemon Cheesecake (Jelly Jars. Recipe: Love, Create, Celebrate)

10.  Blackberry Crisp in a Jar (Jelly Jars. Recipe: This Gal Cooks)

11. Peanut butter Pie Cups (Jelly Jars. Recipe: Bake At Midnite)

Crafts and Activities:

12. Star Spangled Lanterns (Source: Addictedto DIY)

Light up the night with these adorable lanterns.

13. Painted Utensil Holder (Source: It All Started With Paint)

14. Catch Some Fireflies

Need an activity for the little ones? Inspire learning and adventure with our reCAP Kid’s EXPLORE Bug Catcher.

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