Saturday, September 12, 2020

Mason Jar Candy Corn Votives

Hi Friends, are you ready for some Fall Fun? Today I'm joining in with a great group of vintage-loving friends to share how we use Mason Jars. We all love the humble Mason/Ball jar, created in the mid 1800's, and many of us collect the vintage and antique variety. They are still being made today, and while I don't "can" with them I do use them for so many things, from a sturdy little drinking glass (perfect for a lemonade on the porch) to an easy to put together candle holder.

Our hostess and coordinator of this great Hop Series
 is the fun and fabulous Cindy of County Road 407.
If you're coming from Cindy's Blog Hello,
and I'm so glad you're here!

Since it's Fall I thought I'd share with you all a few of the ways I've used Mason Jars during past Fall seasons. The Mason Jar is a great vessel for "make your own" candles, but I've opted for the easy route and used them for votive holders. The great thing about votives is that they can be used with so many "fillers" to make a fun and seasonal themed look.

(above pic from Country Living Magazine)

Way back, like over 10 years ago when I first started blogging, I found a great pic of this Fall votive carrier with Mason Jars using a favorite fall candy for the "filler". It's from a Country Living Magazine from the early 2000's. It was so cute I thought I'd try my own spin on it. I used a vintage wire carrier and 3 vintage glass top clear Mason Jars.

And a bonus, when the candle melts down into the candies,
you get a delicious scent of yummy treats.

These pics are from my "3-houses-ago" sunporch decorated for October.
There sure were a lot of colorful prints and patterns going on in that small space!
But Hey, Late October is a fun time for bright Fall colors.

After the Hop you might want to check out the original post,

A couple of great things about Mason Jars are that they immediately bring vintage to mind
and are easy to change out the filler and individual votive candles to keep it fresh.
I've used this same idea with acorns, nuts, mini pinecones, buttons
and other fun seasonal elements. 

Here are a couple of other ways
 I've used Mason Jars during the Fall seasons:

which are 2 different times I've used them to anchor 
faux flowers in a compartmentalized wooden tote.

You'll want to check out the other Hop participants and find
some inspiration on how to use Mason Jars this Fall.
Please hop by Christy's place at Our Southern Home
and check out her great Mason Jar ideas.
Just click on the links below...

Have a beautiful Fall weekend!

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Vintage Charm at Our Hopeful Home,  
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  1. These are all such cute ideas Debra and I love that they are so festive and easy too. We have a Halloween party every year and this would definitely fit right into our decor so I can't wait to try this. Hope your Fall season is off to a great start, CoCo

  2. So clever Debra to have the votives and the candy corns. I bet it smells great when it melts the candy too. Super cute in the jars. Happy Weekend. xoxo

  3. Truly a incredible vintage decor to welcome fall. Always a pleasure to see your inspiring

  4. Love the easy candle idea and the vintage tote with hydrangeas! They look magnificent. You always have beautiful vignettes with such warm fall color. Thank you for joining us! Pinned

  5. Mason jars make great votive candle holders and adding candy corn for fall is a fun idea. I'm pretty sure that I remember when you posted this idea back in 2009!

  6. Love that three houses ago room Happy, bright and so cozy!

  7. What a darling idea Debra! I'm totally pinning. Have a wonderful weekend.

  8. Debra I absolutely love your candy corn mason jar candles! I'm always looking for uses for candy corn (besides eating them) and this is perfect! I also love all your other gorgeous fall decor - I really love how you put it all together! So happy to be hopping with you on this super fun blog hop!

  9. What a great idea...I don't have many Mason jars, but I love the idea of the candy corn in a tall, glass vase I have on our dining table!

  10. I love that you recreated the candy corn mason jar display. I need to try this. I love your fun fall images. Love the riot of color.

  11. I love the candle idea! So cute and festive too.

  12. Those are so so cute! I think my kids might start sneaking candy corn if I did that tough; they just love that yucky treat. LOL.

  13. Filling them with candy corn is so fun for easy Halloween and Fall decor; but so tempting;) Always drool over your vintage picnic basket collection! And aren't old tool caddies the best? Can never have enough of them. Always enjoy hopping with you, Debra!

  14. Candy corn always signals that fall is here. I like your idea to put then in the mason jars with votives. So cute.

  15. You always have beautiful throws and pillows especially for cooler months. Love candy corn in the jars.

    My husband would eat them unfortunately.


  16. Fun idea to use candy corn in your votive holders! I'd love for you to share over at our weekly Wednesday Creative Crafts Linky Party
    Have a great week!
    Creatively, Beth

  17. What a clever idea, Debra! I'm probably one of the few that loves candy corn. I'd probably walk by it and sneak candy out of it...all the time!

  18. This is such a cute idea!!! Love it! ~ Kristin | White Arrows Home

  19. I've also used mason jars in many of the same ways for years -- they're so versatile! I love that you can smell the candy corn when the candle melts -- since I'm on a diet this might just fill my sweet tooth craving lol Thanks for sharing at Vintage Charm. xo Kathleen

  20. Love this!!! Such a greet idea! Candy corn is a quintessential fall treat!! So cute to use it in your decor!!

  21. These are adorable DEBRA! :) Thanks so much for sharing this with us at Farmhouse Friday!


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