The next time you empty a glass jar of pasta sauce, you may wish to think twice before tossing it into the recycling bin—there are many creative ways to repurpose empty glass jars to add function to your home without spending a penny in the process.
We spoke with three professional organizers and asked them to share some of their favorite ways to reuse glass jars, and they provided plenty of excellent suggestions for all rooms of the home. Whether you're craving a bit of extra organization in the bathroom, home office, or kitchen, their tips are sure to have you feeling inspired and ready to get your home into tip-top shape.
Here are seven ways to reuse glass jars.
Stop allowing clutter to overwhelm your desk space and distract you during the work day. Instead, keep your home office or cubicle looking nice and tidy by turning empty glass jars into organizers that can house everything from pens and markers to paperclips.
«The clear glass allows for visibility, making it simple to locate and retrieve items when needed,» Eryn Donaldson, a professional organizer and the founder of The Model Home, says.
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On a related note, glass jars are also excellent receptacles for craft supplies.
«Organize craft supplies into different jars based on categories, such as buttons, beads, or ribbons,» Donaldson says.
She also recommends labeling each jar for further clarity. Following these steps will result in a craft space that's equal parts functional and visually appealing, the organizer notes. Quickly putting all of your materials away at the end of a busy day of crafts will become much easier as well.
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