Aren’t Mason jars the neatest things? I don’t know why I am so drawn to them, maybe because they remind me of a simpler time. My grandmother made the best jams, and always used those jars. I found these lovelies in a thrift store, and had to get them. They say Golden Harvest on the side with an embossed cornucopia.
Now, here’s a fun fact. See these red tops? Can you guess where I got them?
They are the lids to peanut butter jars. I found out quite by accident that they fit the Mason jars exactly. So each one gets a leaf to cover up the peanut butter logo.
I found this seasonal ribbon at a local craft store. It is wire edged and see-thorough. I cut a piece long enough to circle the jar with a bit extra to fold under. I started the project by hot gluing the ribbon down on one end to the jar, leaving the words Golden Harvest visible.
Then fold over the other edge to make a clean finish and glue in place.
I had gathered some acorns out of the yard, and I had the silk leaves ready to go.
I hot-glued two or three leaves over the seam on the ribbon, then hot-glued three acorns on top of the leaves.
I filled the jars with Apple-Cinnamon potpourri to give as little Happy Fall gifts.
All the colors work well together. All the recipient has to do is open the jar and put it out for the gentle scent to welcome autumn. They could also have candles in them, or soup mix, or cookie mix, the possibilities are endless!
I think I’ll use this basket to deliver them.
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