DIY Mason Jar Flower Lids

mason jar flower frogs tutorialHappy Tuesday to you! This is one of my favorite crafts ever! I made Frog Lids and turned a handful of my Mason Jars into gorgeous Flower Vases to use around our home this summer. I seriously LOVE them! I am so excited to put flowers from my new Camelia and Gerber Daisy plants in them.

  These little DIY mason jar flower lids lids were super easy and cheap to make. AND the best part is, they make a lovely handmade Mother’s Day or wedding gift idea!

DIY flower frogs

You can never go wrong with Mason Jars, right?! I love finding these gems at thrift stores. I’ve collected some vintage ones that are just divine. So being able to use them as flower holders totally makes me happy.

Want to know how to tint your Mason Jars?

What is a Flower Frog Mason Jar Lid?

Frog Lids help hold flowers in place so that you can arrange them how you want….and they’ll stay put! The little openings in the wire help the flowers to stand up and make your bouquets look fabulous. You can reuse these handy devices for many

 Oh and did I mention, you can make these for super cheap?! If you have a jar ring, you can turn a mason jar ring into a flower lid for about 5 cents each. no joke.

{if you don’t have the rings, you can purchase them for about 75 cents to $1 each}

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How to Make Mason Jar Flower Lids

flower lid tutorial

  1. Turn your jars into flower vases! You can find Mason Jars at thrift stores, craft stores, grocery stores, and online. Try to get jars with the rings and if possible, the lids. {the lids aren’t necessary, but helpful} If your jars do not have rings, you’ll need to purchase them separately. They can usually be found in the canning section at your grocery store.
  2. Supplies needed: 1/2″ square Galvanized Hardware Cloth Mesh {I found this in the garden section by the fencing at my local hardware store for $10 for 10 feet or you can find it on Amazon}, jar rings, wire cutters, marker, super glue {I used E6000}, jar lids {optional}
  3. Place a jar lid on top of the Galvanized Mesh and with a marker, put dots on each wire around the lid. If you do not have a lid, you can use a jar ring, you’ll just need to trim it a little bit in the next step.flower lids
  4. Using your wire cutters, carefully snip each wire along each dot. It might be a good idea to use leather gloves when doing this to protect yourself from the sharp wire edges. {i found it worked best to almost cut off the dots on the wire. That gave almost a perfect fit inside the lid each time.}
  5. This is your wire “circle” for your jar lid. Check to make sure it fits inside the lid. If it does not, use your wire cutters and trim it down as needed.
  6. Place your wire circle inside your jar lid and run a line of super glue all the way around the ring on top of the wire. Allow to dry. {depending on your glue and climate, it can take several hours}

Mason Jar Flower Frog Lids

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So that’s how you make those nifty little lids for your mason jars! pretty sweet, huh? Told you they were easy! Just make sure you do not put them in the dishwasher. Hand wash only!

These are perfect for weddings, parties, gifts {Mother’s Day!!}, house warming, and just because. Pair the lids with a DIY Tinted Mason Jar and you have thoughtful gift!

Now who’s ready to grab every Mason Jar in sight and make flower lids?? 

happy crafting! linda

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