The glass jars are easily recognizable and are used more often for packing fruits, vegetables and other foods. However, there are a number of other uses for these jelly jar light fixture because it seems a waste to throw them after the content is consumed. Returns to use to add a touch of whimsy to the decor of the home or to other gifts.
Use recycled jelly jar light fixture to make your own soap dispenser or lotion. Thoroughly clean the bottle and get new covers for use. Find the center of the lid and drill a whole 1/2 inch (1.25 cm) in diameter. Slide the pump into the hole, and put glue around the edge at the bottom. Let dry completely. Fill the bottle with soap or lotion and screw cap.
The outside of the vial can also be decorated as you wish. The caps can be found in grocery stores and hardware stores, while the pumps can be found online or at craft stores. Terrariums are enjoying a surge in popularity again, and the old jelly jar light fixture is a great resource for small terrariums. Make sure all components are clean and ready for use. You will need some small stones, coal and potting mix as a base for your plants.