Christmas is right around the corner and decorations can be seen almost everywhere you look! So if you haven’t already, it’s time to pull out the Christmas decorations and start getting into a festive mood. One great, yet modern way to decorate for the holidays, is to use items that you wouldn’t traditionally associate with Christmas or the holiday’s. One item that comes to mind, are glass apothecary jars. Not only do these beautiful jars come in all shapes and sizes, they make the perfect vessel for almost any Christmas decoration or item. It’s also a great way to put up decorations in a small space as the jars don’t take up a ton of room. Check out the ideas below to learn how you can decorate for Christmas with apothecary jars this holiday season:
Vintage Decoration: Do you have some precious or fragile items that you would like to display? Well, by displaying them in a glass apothecary jar you can share the beauty and ensure nothing gets broken or mishandled. Consider filling your jar with vintage lights, toys, letters, ornaments or even small Christmas trinkets.
Greenery Display: Instead of using fake or artificial items in your decorating, why not bring some of the outside in? You can create beautiful centerpieces and decorations by using apothecary jars and fresh items from the outside world. Try and use a mix of colors and textures to really help your arrangement stand out.
Snow Scene: Forget about your traditional snow globe that tends to sit and collect dust and make your own wonderful winter scene. By using small decor items and accessories from a Christmas village, you can create mini snow-scape’s and display them anywhere in your home. Use epson salts or fake snow to create a wintry look within your jars
Christmas Jars: Last but not least, if you want an easy way to display festive Christmas items without scattering them around the house, consider this option! By putting your favorite items such as ornamental balls, bows or candy canes into the apothecary jars, you can create a beautiful decoration without much work. Try and use complimenting colors to really help your arrangement stand out or use different heights of jars to create a multi level look.