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Confession: I have many, many unfinished projects and some finished that I still need to post; including my daughter’s First Birthday Party AND the Nursery. That is my New Years goal; to get all my unfinished/finished projects up on the blog… so here I go. :)

There was so much detail that went into Emmalyn’s First Birthday and I can’t wait to show you the rest of the party. I know I’m a total slacker about posting it.

One of my favorites from her party were these darling Mason Jar Cups filled with pink lemonade. I thought the ribbon and lace added the perfect touch.

These mason jar cups were very easy to make and they made quite the statement. I bought a case of mason jars from my local Fry’s, which I believe cost $8 for a dozen. Then I received these flower lids from the We Love Citrus shop. Aren’t they adorable? I also got some striped straws (which I’m pretty much obsessed with) from Cakes and Kids Too.

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I found some cute polka dot ribbon from The Ribbon Retreat and the lace trim from a local fabric store called SAS. I attached my ribbon and lace with ribbon adhesive… however, a strong double sided tape would work great too. ;)

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I thought the jars with lace needed a little something extra, so I added some twine and they were as cute as can be. Doesn’t baker’s twine make everything look better?

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Simple as that! I thought they turned out so cute, and everyone loved drinking from them! The nice thing about these mason jar cups is       that they can be used over and over again. I love that. :)

I also love my friend Amy’s idea where  she used the lids that came with the jars and just covered them with scrap book paper to dress them up a little. So fun! The possibilities are endless!

 

P.S. I also made this cute little banner with some of the extra lace and twine that was SUPPOSED to go on top of the cake, but I totally forgot it. Don’t you hate that? Sorry I don’t have a finished picture… I so wish I did! It would have been really cute. Oh well… there’s always next time. ;)

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**UPDATE: To view the whole Birthday party go HERE.**

 

Jamielyn Nye is the owner and managing editor of I Heart Nap Time. She aspires to reach women, get their creative juices flowing, and to genuinely inspire. Her unique projects have been featured on many popular websites, including: BHG, Martha Stewart, Fox, ABC, People, Parents and more. When she’s not creating . . . Jamielyn loves to chase her two little monkeys and snuggle up on the couch with her man.

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57 Responses to “Ribbon and Lace Mason Jar Cups”

  1. Mary Ann Koonce

    I am not sure exactly what you did with the top. Did you put paper underneath the very cute cutout lids and just put a hole for the straw. My thought was that the liquid would easily come out if there was not something there.
    The idea is so unique – it could be used for many age groups – put goodies in and then have the jar/cup to use later as a great party for home or school.
    Use larger “used” jars – say mayo jars and fill with a wonderful fruit slushy to use with adults. I would make some themed – I live in southwest Louisiana and I can see using vinyl cutouts – gators, crawfish, and other good cajun ideas.
    Lovely idea!!!
    Mary Ann

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  2. Jill

    My daughter will be turning 1 in April and I’m going to remember this idea! Thanks for sharing!

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  3. Ashleigh

    These are so adorable! I’ve never seen jar lids like this, I’ll have to check them out! I feel your pain on forgetting the cake banner. Once I completely forgot to give out the favors that I slaved over! I’m sure the party was a hit!

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  4. Jenn

    These are so cute! I love the lids on them and I am obsessed with those striped straws too! These would be great for Valetntine’s Day.
    Jenn :)

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  5. Danielle

    These are tooo cute! I love mason jars and anything made with them, thank you for sharing!

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  6. Lolly Jane

    Gotta get those toppers ASAP- they are so cute! Your embellishments pull the whole look together, Jamielyn. Cute cute. Featuring you this weekend :)

    xoxo

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  7. Lorie

    I fell in love with those lids a couple of years ago and LOVE how she dressed up the rest of the jar too! So cute!

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  8. Jenn

    Me again! Just wanted to let you know that I will be featuring these tomorrow. Thanks so much for linking up to The Creative Spark. I always LOVE your projects! Enjoy the rest of your weekend!
    Jenn

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  9. Sally

    i love how cute these jars are but I was wondering where you got the lids. Can you please let me know as I would love to do this for my family for our annual Valentines Day dinner.

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  10. Inspirational Quotes

    Wow, marvelous blog layout! How long have you been blogging for? you make blogging look easy. The overall look of your website is magnificent, as well as the content!. Thanks For Your article about Fancy Mason Jar Cups – DIY tutorial .

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  11. Rhonda

    Me again, I have a monthly Best of the Best ~ blog, section on my blog that features the blogs that are inspirational with brilliant ideas. It is always the first Sunday of the month and I would like to feature you. October 7th. I would love to get your permission. I Look forward to hearing from you. If you want to see what it will look like, here is the link to last months, Best of the Best~blogs.
    http://rhondassaucyadventures.blogspot.com/2012/09/featured-blog-of-month-glorious-treats.html
    Thanks,
    Rhonda

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  12. Kristen @ Celebrate Every Day With Me

    These are too cute! I love them! And yes, I often forget something too. The more work it was, the bigger the bummer.

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