DIY & Crafts, Projects

Festive Summer Mason Jar Vases

June 5, 2014
Festive Summer Mason Jar Vases | View From The Fridge

What day is it??  I’ve lost all track of time, dates, and pretty much my mind in general.  Okay, I’m being dramatic.  Life with three boys is going well.  Ben is a sleepy little guy (at least during the day), so he hasn’t added to the daily chaos of our household too much … yet.  His brothers, on the other hand … well, they’re as energetic as ever!  I’m so glad the weather has been nice  …

Anyway … I did make something to share with you today.  It’s been a couple weeks, huh?

It’s a SUPER easy project (I’m all about ease lately) that I’m sharing today over on Oh My! Creative.  I made these chalk painted festive mason jar vases to amp up my decor for Summer!


Can you believe this was my first time using Chalk Paint?!?  I swoon over so many other projects I see with chalk paint (online and in person), and have finally tested the waters for myself (though on a very small scale, I realize).

I’d love it if you’d stop over and check out the details (and say hello) over on Oh My! Creative.

In other news … we’ve slowly been adjusting to our small army of {THREE} little boys over here.  Follow me on Instagram for all the latest accomplishments, struggles, and other random happenings.

A quick sampling of our past week:

First Target trip with all three … check.  No one lost.  Only a couple tears.  Several bribes involved.

Superhero Scooter-ing … check.  Why not let the older boys ride with capes and rain boot that are three sizes too big?  Pick your battles wisely!

First Park Visit with all three … check.  We even managed to fit all three boys, two scooters, two helmets, and a bunch of other crap stuff on the double BOB.  I, on the other hand, got quite the workout!

Thanks for stopping by today!  Tomorrow, I have a fun guest post from Erin at The Blue Eyed Dove.  Be sure to stop back to check it out!



You Might Also Like


  • Reply Amy June 5, 2014 at 2:34 pm

    Absolutely adoring the jute wrapped at the top! So cute.
    Amy recently posted…Blog Logos on Delineate etsy storeMy Profile

  • Reply Courtney @ Crafts by Courtney June 5, 2014 at 8:53 pm

    These are beautiful Katie! I love painted mason jars, especially in these colors they look so Summer-y. And those flowers are amazing inside. I can’t wait to check out the tutorial!
    Courtney @ Crafts by Courtney recently posted…A Scorching Dragon Training Party and CraftsMy Profile

  • Reply Natasha in Oz June 6, 2014 at 9:35 pm

    G’Day from Oz! That is a really gorgeous idea, Katie, and as always your photo is fabulous as well. You are so clever!

    If you have a minute to spare I’d be thrilled if you could pop by and join in with this week’s Say G’day Saturday linky party. It has just started and this would be a fabulous addition!

    Best wishes for a great weekend,
    Natasha in Oz
    Natasha in Oz recently posted…Say G’day Saturday Linky Party {90} ~ Coconut Chia Seed Pudding RecipeMy Profile

  • Reply Refreshing Summer Crafts - The Golden Sycamore June 8, 2014 at 6:02 am

    […] […]

  • Reply Katie June 9, 2014 at 7:02 am

    I Just love the red plaid flowers for these!! So cute!

    • Reply Katie June 9, 2014 at 10:06 pm

      Thanks, Katie! Have a great week, and thanks so much for stopping by today!

  • Reply cathy June 9, 2014 at 10:28 pm

    I love mason jars in any color used to store just about anything! Checking these sweet mason jars out from Turn it up Tuesday!

  • Reply Rachel @ Craving some Creativity June 9, 2014 at 10:46 pm

    The contrasting color on these jars is so pretty! I love everything about them from the flowers to the rosettes.
    Rachel @ Craving some Creativity recently posted…Turn It Up Tuesday #38My Profile

  • Reply Melissa @ Simply Sweets by Honeybee June 10, 2014 at 6:55 am

    I love these vases! I’ve tried chalk paint on furniture but have yet to try it on vases. This inspires me to do it. Thanks for sharing.
    Melissa @ Simply Sweets by Honeybee recently posted…Slice of Life Sundays: 6-8-14My Profile

  • Reply Jenna June 11, 2014 at 8:25 am

    Super cute! love the fabric flower~
    Jenna recently posted…Creations, Chippy Shell Side TableMy Profile

  • Reply Elizabeth June 11, 2014 at 10:22 am

    I just love the twine and the red flowers! What a fun and beautiful decoration. Perfect for this time of year. I guess I better get crafting.
    Elizabeth recently posted…Happy Father’s Day Tie – Free Printable!My Profile

  • Reply Nici June 11, 2014 at 9:03 pm

    These are absolutely darling! I love the addition of the rosette! I’d be thrilled if you linked this up to my Creative Ways Link Party that’s live right now! Hope to see you there!
    Nici recently posted…Creative Ways Link Party # 6 and FeaturesMy Profile

  • Reply Amy @ItsAMindfulLife June 13, 2014 at 11:22 am

    These are darling. I am loving the flower detail. Happy to share with my followers!
    Amy @ItsAMindfulLife recently posted…Full Disclosure: Why I Do, What I Do…My Profile

  • Reply Summer Inspired Crafts & Recipes | Best Of The Weekend Party - A Little Claireification June 13, 2014 at 7:00 pm

    […] Festive Summer Mason Jars by View From The Fridge […]

  • Reply Shana Sutton June 14, 2014 at 5:14 pm

    These are adorable. I love all things mason jars. totally Pinning.
    Shana Sutton recently posted…Blue Air Kombucha Cocktail and MocktailMy Profile

  • Reply 12 Fun Red White and Blue Recipes and Crafts June 15, 2014 at 5:01 am

    […] Festive Summer Mason Jar Vases – View from the Fridge […]

  • Reply Weekend Wandering | What I Loved This Week| Living Well Spending Less June 15, 2014 at 7:00 am

    […] cute are these Festive Summer Mason Jar Vases from View From the Fridge? So […]

  • Reply Kristy gd June 15, 2014 at 9:17 am

    I’m a sucker for mason jar projects, and I just love how the chalk paint accents the writing on the jars. Thanks for linking up at Creative Spark!
    Kristy gd recently posted…Creative Spark Week 6My Profile

  • Reply 20 Craft Ideas {Link Party Features} I Heart Nap Time | I Heart Nap Time - Easy recipes, DIY crafts, Homemaking June 15, 2014 at 10:04 am

    […] Festive Summer Vases from A View from the Fridge […]

  • Reply Emily June 16, 2014 at 10:12 am

    These are so cute! We would love for you to come and link up with us at Your Designs This Time!
    Emily recently posted…Your Designs This Time – No.14 & GiveawayMy Profile

    • Reply Katie June 17, 2014 at 7:41 am

      Thanks so much, Emily! I’ll be over to link up … thanks for the invite!! Have a great week!

  • Reply Steph @ The Silly Pearl June 16, 2014 at 2:16 pm

    These are so cute. I love the stripey rosettes and the blue paint.
    Thanks so much for sharing on Project Inspire{d}! Featuring you tonight!
    Steph @ The Silly Pearl recently posted…$100 Consumer Crafts Giveaway and Free Jewelry E-BookMy Profile

    • Reply Katie June 16, 2014 at 3:35 pm

      Love your party! Thanks so much for featuring these! Can’t wait to check it out later this evening!

  • Reply Doree June 18, 2014 at 7:16 am

    I am obsessed with these! I definitely plan on giving them a try even though they probably won’t come out as pretty as yours :-) -Doree

    • Reply Katie June 18, 2014 at 7:29 am

      Thanks so much, Doree!! They were pretty simple … Really hard to mess up (my favorite kind of project!!).

  • Reply Work it Wednesday {and Features} & Keurig Coffee Maker and Godiva Gift Basket Giveaway!! - The Happy Housie June 18, 2014 at 7:56 am

    […] Summer Mason Jars from View From the Fridge // DIY Painted Wooden Salad Bowls from Anderson & Grant // PB Inspired Hyannis Lanterns from A […]

  • Reply work it wednesday No 51 - June 18, 2014 at 8:01 am

    […] Summer Mason Jars from View From the Fridge // DIY Painted Wooden Salad Bowls from Anderson & Grant // PB Inspired Hyannis Lanterns from A […]

  • Reply Michelle from Weekend Craft June 18, 2014 at 8:42 am

    Thanks so much for stopping by Creative Sparks Link Party last week! I just wanted to congratulate you on being featured this week! Make sure to stop by and check it out and link up again this week!
    Michelle from Weekend Craft recently posted…Creative Spark Link Party #7My Profile

  • Reply Kendra @ June 18, 2014 at 10:44 am

    These are so cute… and pretty! Especially love the rolled flowers! Would love to have you share them at our link party on my blog please! They are so pretty! :)

  • Reply Be. YOU. Tiful Link Party #25 - Chic California June 19, 2014 at 2:01 am

    […] Who you are with no apologies or pretenses? So empowering!” Festive Summer Mason Jar Vases| View From The Fridge If you were featured grab a button and brag a little!! <a […]

  • Reply Busy Being Jennifer | Craft Frenzy Friday June 19, 2014 at 7:09 pm

    […] 3-Festive Summer Mason Jar Vases at View From The Fridge […]

  • Reply Be. YOU. Tiful Link Party #26 - Chic California June 26, 2014 at 2:01 am

    […] kids check off those summer activities!” Summer Lovin’ Chalk Wall| Life. Love. Larsen If you were featured grab a button and brag a little!! <a […]

  • Reply 30 Patriotic Projects - Lil' Mrs. Tori June 27, 2014 at 9:39 am

    […] View from The Fridge // Festive Summer Vases […]

  • Reply Be.You.Tiful Link Party #25 July 17, 2014 at 1:54 pm

    […] summer vases! I’m all about the indoor plants this summer! Festive Summer Mason Jar Vases| View From The Fridge If you were featured grab a button and brag a little!! <a […]

  • Reply The Inspiration Gallery features | Craftberry Bush December 5, 2014 at 9:41 pm

    […] Washi Tape Pineapple Art by Delineate Your Dwelling Summer Printable by Elegance and Enchantment Summer Vases by View From The Fridge DIY Color Blocked Cutting Board by Number Fifty Three DIY Floral Monogram […]

  • Leave a Reply

    CommentLuv badge