Mason Jar Wedding Decorations

a mason jar filled with flowers and hanging from a hook

Mason jars have become a staple in the wedding decor world, offering a charming rustic vibe that perfectly complements a variety of wedding themes. They’re not only versatile but also budget-friendly, allowing you to create a stunning aesthetic without breaking the bank. Here’s how to incorporate mason jars into your wedding decor and create a celebration that’s both stylish and sentimental.

Mason Jar Wedding Decorations That Charm

Mason jars can be used in many ways to create beautiful centerpieces for your wedding tables. Fill them with wildflowers, greenery, or baby’s breath for a touch of natural beauty or line the bottoms with lace or burlap for a rustic touch. Group jars of varying sizes together on a bed of pebbles or arrange them on wooden slices for an organic feel. For a vintage-inspired wedding, use mismatched mason jars in various colors and sizes. Fill them with colored sand, seashells, or pearls for a touch of whimsy or dress them up with lace ribbons or twine for an added vintage charm.

Fill jars with sand, seashells, and small starfish for a touch of coastal charm or tie twine or raffia around the rim for a nautical look. Mason jars are a natural fit for a garden themed wedding. Fill them with a vibrant mix of colorful wildflowers and greenery. For a whimsical touch, use jars as vases for small bouquets of roses or lilies and add fairy lights or glitter for an extra touch of enchantment.

Beyond centerpieces, for an evening wedding, transform mason jars into enchanting luminaries. Add fairy lights, small battery-operated candles, or tea lights to create a warm, romantic glow. Place them on guest tables, hang them from tree branches, or line the aisle for a magical touch. Fill jars with candy or popcorn for a delightful reception favor. Personalize them with tags or stickers with your names and wedding date as a sweet way for guests to remember your special day.

Reusing Your Mason Jars After the Wedding 

Mason jars are a wedding favorite, adding rustic charm or vintage elegance to your special day, but what happens to all those beautiful jars after the cake is cut and the last dance is danced? Here are some creative and practical ways to reuse your mason jars, transforming them into functional and stylish additions to your home.


  • Fairy Tale Luminaries: String fairy lights inside mason jars to create magical lanterns. Hang them around your porch, patio, or use them as centerpieces for a touch of whimsy.
  • Tea Light Delights: Line the jars with sand, pebbles, or colorful paper for a decorative touch. These lanterns add a warm glow to any room.

Kitchen & Pantry:

  • Storage Savvy: Mason jars are perfect for storing dry goods like grains, pasta, beans, or spices. They keep your pantry organized and add a touch of farmhouse charm. Label them with chalkboard paint or cute tags for easy identification.
  • Utensil Holder Supreme: Mason jars are perfect for storing spoons, forks, whisks, or even wine corkscrews. Keep your kitchen counters clutter-free and add a rustic touch.
  • Herb Haven: Grow your own fresh herbs on your windowsill. Mason jars are the ideal size for creating mini herb gardens. They’re not only functional but also add a pop of greenery to your kitchen.

Home Organization:

  • Bathroom Bliss: Organize bathroom essentials like cotton swabs, makeup brushes, or bath salts in mason jars. This keeps your bathroom clutter-free and adds a touch of spa-like elegance.
  • Craft & Sewing Supplies: Mason jars are perfect for storing buttons, beads, ribbons, or other craft supplies. You can also use them to organize sewing notions like pins, needles, and thread.
  • Home Office Helper: Tame desk drawer chaos! Store pens, pencils, paperclips, or binder clips in mason jars. This keeps your workspace organized and adds a touch of rustic charm.

Mason jars offer endless possibilities for creating a wedding that reflects your unique style. With a little creativity, you can incorporate these versatile vessels into your wedding decor and create a celebration that’s both charming and unforgettable. By reusing your jars, you’re reducing waste and adding a touch of personal wedding memories to your décor.

We’d love to help you plan your wedding day at Historic Acres of Hershey. Our beautiful property boasts multiple beautiful spaces. Give us a call at 717-298-6340 to learn more or contact us