Looking for mason jar business ideas? Here is a list of the most popular mason jar crafts to sell based on what people love and actually buy like crazy.
It is no secret that mason jars are extremely popular and highly versatile containers used to create a wide range of items, including practical storage solutions or charming home decor crafts.
And because mason jars are so much in demand, they can be used to make a variety of things that are perfect for selling and are sure to sell like hotcakes!
How is this list of mason jar crafts ideas to sell made?
I am a data-loving person, so instead of throwing a round-up of random mason jar crafts, I took things one step further by analyzing what mason jar crafts are selling and are popular among customers.
That’s why in this list, you’ll find popular keywords, some important tips, and even some real examples of mason jar crafts that sell and make money.
You’ll also see clickable links to a few mason jar crafts tutorials (in case you want to learn how to make them).
I’m sure you’ll find some great ideas to sell, so please pin or save the post for later, and do let me know in the comments.
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Types of mason jars ideal for crafting
Mason jars come in different sizes (and lid shapes), so which one you should use depends on what project you are going to make.
But in general, these are the most popular types of mason jars that crafters use to sell:
- Ball Mason Regular Mouth Jars
These are the most common type of mason jars and come in a variety of sizes, from 4 oz to 64 oz. They have smooth sides making them ideal for painting and crafting.
Pint size (16 oz) jars: The most common jar size for decor items, candles, or painting.
Quart size (32 oz) jars: making storage caddies, dispensers.
2. Mason Wide mouth Jars
4 oz jars: For making small favor gifts or candles.
3. Mason Jar Cups/Mugs
These 16 oz mugs are suitable for cold liquids during summers.
4. Sublimation mason jar blanks
For making personalized mason jars using sublimation.
Mason Jar Steel Tumblers: These are stainless steel tumblers for both hot and cold liquids.
Mason Jar Froster Tumblers: These are frosted glass tumblers suitable for cold and hot.
Can you make money selling mason jar crafts?
Yes, selling mason jars can be profitable if you do your math first.
I have seen mason jars selling for as low as $5 to as high as $100 depending upon the uniqueness, design, and of course, the type of creation.
To give you some idea, here is an example:
A painted pint-size mason jar that costs about $2.50 sells for around $5.50 (without factoring in your other supply costs, time, and other overhead prices).
I am really not so impressed with the ROI of this particular example, but if you sell a set of these painted mason jars or add more decor elements to make them more unique, you could potentially make a lot more money.
Let’s look at more examples:
These decorative Christmas-themed mason jars sell for $11 each, while a set of three goes for $28.
To increase your ROI even more, you could offer customizations (color, size, adding little decoration element, names) to make them more unique and relevant to customers’ needs.
To make real money with mason jar crafts, you need to understand:
- What are buyers looking for?
- Create something unique that they can’t find in every store
- Offer upsells like personalizations and bundles
- Customize your products to meet seasonal needs
Where to sell your Mason jar crafts?
There are lots of places where you can sell your mason jar crafts. Here are some of the most recommended options:
- Etsy: One of the best online marketplaces for handmade crafts. You can read more about selling on Etsy here:
- Online Amazon handmade: A marketplace like Etsy
- Facebook marketplace and local Facebook groups
- Craft fairs, farmers market and local markets
- Craft shops, handicraft stores, or gift shops in your local area
- Your e-commerce website like Shopify store
Mason jar crafts to sell
Below is a list of some most popular mason jar craft ideas that you can make and sell for profit based on what is actually selling well right now.
Painted Mason Jars
One of the easiest mason jar crafts to sell to make money is painting mason jars with chalk paint.
Custom Chalk painted mason jars are extremely popular as people buy them to make their own decorations like vases and centerpieces or to add them to their gift baskets.
💡If you are selling any painted mason jar craft, I recommend you to coat your jar with a sealer to make the paint last longer.
Popular Etsy Examples: You can see some beautiful examples here or buy for your next project.
Mason jar candles
We all know candles are always popular in every season but what makes mason jar candles so special is that they can be used as decoration even when they are not lit.
Simple, rustic soy candles are one of the best-selling items to make and sell from home as people buy them for their homes or to give away as housewarming gifts.
You can even make custom seasonal candles with different scents like pumpkin spice, peppermint, or citrus to make them more festive and attract more buyers.
Size of the mason jars: 8 oz or 16 oz tend to be the best sellers for personal home decor or gifts.
Mason jar favor candles
Selling personalized small (4 oz) mason jar candles is another hot idea that gets sold in bulk.
Couples love throwing rustic-themed weddings or baby showers, and what can be better than giving away these charming little mason jar candles as favors to their guests?
Popular Etsy Examples: Here is a cute little bundle
Mason jar tissue dispensers
Mason jars are not only for canning; you can also use them to store your tissues stylishly. “Bless you mason jars” as tissue dispensers/holders are quite popular to make and sell on Etsy.
You can make them to suit different seasons, like this Christmas-themed one.
Popular Etsy Examples: Here are some bless you mason jar examples
Mason jar utensil holders
The mason jar caddies are great for kitchen organization/storage and can be used as a decorative item on the table or countertop.
These generally sell at higher prices, and offering customizations (like the choice of colors and tags) can further increase your profit margins.
Popular Etsy Examples: You’ll love these stunning utensil holders
Mason jar Crafts for bathroom decor
Adding mason jars not only adds a farmhouse feel and beauty to any home decor but also serves as a great bathroom storage solution to sell.
People use mason jars to store cotton swabs, cotton balls, makeup brushes, bath salts, or make soap dispensers.
💡 Sell them in sets with custom colors to make extra money, as they are always in demand.
Popular Etsy Examples: Check these amazing bathroom storage mason jars here
Mason jar wall sconces
Mason jar wall sconces are one of the most loved rustic home decor items.
You can make them with or without lights. If you plan to include lights, LED tea lights or fairy lights work best as they don’t get hot and are safer to use.
Tealights are also great to use as they are relatively inexpensive.
What you will need: 2 mason jars, reclaimed wood, LED tea lights or fairy lights, jute twine, screws, and nails (optional)
Popular Etsy Examples: Check amazing sconce ideas here
Personalized mason jar mugs
Selling personalized mason mugs with custom quotes or designs or monogram is another great way to make money with mason jars.
These custom mason jars are quite hot selling items on Etsy. The make great wedding gifts for grooms and are very popular.
There are three ways you can personalize mason jar mugs to sell:
Also read, Things to make and sell with Cricut
Mason jar Sublimation jars
If you are looking for a trending craft to sell, then sublimation mugs are one of the best things you can make and sell.
Sublimation crafts are getting very popular, and there is a huge demand for them.
Sublimation supplies are no doubt a little costly, but the convenience of making them at home and the possibility to sublimate almost anything makes it a very lucrative business idea.
Where to get PNG files for sublimation? You can get free files from Creative Fabrica or buy from Etsy. These Creative Fabrica files come with a commercial license, so you don’t have to worry about copyright issues.
If you want to buy from Etsy, search for “sublimation designs png” and there are tons of results to choose from.
Mason jar Decor ideas To Sell
Mason jars are the perfect decoration for any home. People use them as a table centerpieces, mantle decor, or even display them on a shelf or accent table.
Rustic Christmas decor
Adding a touch of mason jars is a great way to add some farmhouse charm to any festive decor.
You can make them use as vases for fresh greenery, as candle holders, or even fill them with festive treats.
What you will need: Mason jars, chalk paint, twine, jingle bells or other Christmas themed decorations
Popular Etsy Examples: Check these decorative mason jar Christmas centerpieces
Christmas Snowman Mason Jars
Related reading: Christmas crafts to sell
Frosted snow mason jars
Glittery/frosted snow-looking mason jars are seasonal items you can make to sell during winter.
People use them as candle holders, vases, decorative Christmas ornaments, and even Christmas-themed wedding decor.
Sunflower mason jar centerpieces
Painted mason jars with sunflowers are great hit during summers on Etsy. There are so many ways you can make them to offer something unique to your shoppers.
Popular Etsy Examples: Check Sunflower mason jar centerpieces
Fall Mason jar centerpiece and decor Ideas
Pumpkin Mason Jars to sell in Fall
Halloween Mason jar centerpiece and decor Ideas
Farmhouse Style Crate Centerpiece
Live Laugh Love Mason Jars For Farmhouse decor
Mason Jar Lights and Lamps
From solar lamps to led light-up fairy jars, there are all sorts of mesmerizing mason jar lights you can make and sell.
People love to buy them for outdoor parties or add magical fairy light feel to any room.
Popular Etsy Examples: See these magical fairy light examples here
Mason Jar Solar Lights
Hanging Solar Mason Jar Lights
Ready to make your unique Mason jar crafts to sell?
I hope this blog post helped give you some creative mason jar ideas to get started.
Mason jars are much loved by people of all ages, and there’s a good market for mason jar crafts. But that doesn’t mean you should jump on the bandwagon and start making them without doing your research as well.
- Be unique and offer something different to stand out from the rest.
- If selling on Etsy, do good keyword research. Use free tools like eRank to research.
- Pictures matter a lot! Take high-quality pics and create good listing images.
- Factor in shipping charges, as mason jars are heavy!
- Use social media; Insta reels are big these days.
Please let me know in the comments below if you have any questions or suggestions. I would love to hear from you. 🙂