Cute Jelly Jar Recycle

 

Cute Jelly Jar Recycle

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On one of our trips to Paris, at a small cafe, I was served a tiny jar of jelly with my breakfast. I fell in love. Well, as much as one can with a jar of jelly. A couple days later, I saw some at a local grocery store around the corner from our Paris apartment and decided to bring some home. I put them in baggies and wrapped them in my clothes, and hoped they’d make it back safely.

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Originally, they were supposed to be a special treat, but in time, I gave up all other brands and started eating only Bonne Maman jelly. The biggest reason was because I love the taste. Another reason was because it is made with natural ingredients that I could actually read and pronounce, and no high fructose corn syrup! Win/Win!

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Note: While I used to carry these back from France or have them shipped ~ I now find this brand in Target, Walmart, and a few other grocery stores.

The jars were so cute with their special angled shape and their gingham tops that I could never bring myself to throw them away. After I had collected about a dozen ~ I decided to try something I’d seen in passing a while back on Pinterest.

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I had a few leftover crystal knobs from another project, so I decided to use those. I used my trusty battery operated black n decker drill and drilled holes in the middle of the very thin lids. Added the knobs and hardware.

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Voila!

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