Glass Jars

A Brief History of Candle Making

A Brief History of Candle Making

People have been generating light using candles for thousands of years. In early times, candles were a necessity and people used a variety of natural ingredients to make the light they needed. Prior to the early 1900’s, candles were the only source of artificial light […]

The Definitive Guide to Pickling Jars

The Definitive Guide to Pickling Jars

Pickling foods has long been a staple of homemaking. Even in today’s modern times, many families still pride themselves on their pickled creations, proudly storing their canning jars and gifting them to friends. Going back as far as 2030 BC, pickling has been a concept […]

The Curious World of Bottle Collecting and the People Who Collect Them

The Curious World of Bottle Collecting and the People Who Collect Them

Bottle collecting has long been a hobby and even a passion for serious collectors. Many of the most desired bottles have historical significance and all tell a tale of years gone by. This history is fascinating and the bottles being collected are often unique works […]

How to Sterilize Glass Bottles and Jars at Home

How to Sterilize Glass Bottles and Jars at Home

Sterilization is an important step for food and beverage canning. If you are making pickles, jams, or canning vegetables in a glass jar, you must sterilize the jar prior to filling in order to avoid contamination by microorganisms. This step also helps remove any dust […]

DIY: Steps to Making Your Own Pickles in Glass Jars

DIY: Steps to Making Your Own Pickles in Glass Jars

Do-it-yourself (DIY) projects aren’t a new creation, but they’re becoming increasingly popular as an alternative to expensive commercial items. DIY projects range from home décor to canned goods, and the instructions for many of these creations are freely available online. Tackling a DIY project may […]

The 15 Most Creative Candle Jars of All Time

The 15 Most Creative Candle Jars of All Time

An empty glass jar is the perfect canvas for creating a candle jar for your home with your own personal touch. Handmade candle jars are relatively easy to make and can be designed to look exactly like you want. These days there are many flameless, […]

Get Grinding! Easy-to-Create Spice Jar Blends

Get Grinding! Easy-to-Create Spice Jar Blends

Get Grinding! Easy-to-Create Spice Jar Blends Whether or not you’re a foodie, having a cupboard filled with unique spice blend jars is a great way to ensure you can make just about anything in your kitchen. Spice mixtures are not difficult to prepare and definitely […]

The Salsa Lover’s Guide to Making Your Own Salsa Jars

The Salsa Lover’s Guide to Making Your Own Salsa Jars

The Salsa Lover’s Guide to Making Your Own Salsa Jars Canning is a popular way to keep fresh foods from spoiling. It takes cooking to the next level, using high heat to prevent the natural spoiling process of foods inside a closed glass jar. The […]

What Do You Do with Empty Glass Jars? 21 New Ideas

What Do You Do with Empty Glass Jars? 21 New Ideas

Crafty folks find glass jars to be a versatile medium to work with in a variety of projects. Glass jars range in a variety of sizes and shapes so you can use them in all sorts of ways around the home and garden. From DIY […]

The Remarkable History of the Glass Bottle [Infographic]

The Remarkable History of the Glass Bottle [Infographic]

People have used glass bottles for thousands of years. Do you know how it came about and how the production of glass bottles evolved over time? We have put together an infographic that scroll you through the history of glass bottles. Some of the interesting […]