Pottery Barn Inspired Mason Jar Vase

Are you excited about the holiday season? I can’t wait to start decorating for Christmas. We still have a few weeks but I’ve already started crafting a few new decor projects. Every year I take a look at Pottery Barn for inspiration, I love Pottery Barn but not their prices. What I’ve found is that I can usually create knock-offs for a lot less. Using only a few items, I was able to create this easy mason jar vase for a fraction of the price.


I began by trimming the needles from the pine spray (bending the pine needles in a circle helped them fit nicely inside). I also cut a few pieces to scatter around the candle. To give them a snowy effect you can add white glitter or artificial snow. I gave mine a light spray of adhesive then dashed a small amount of glitter on top before adding them to the vase.

I then tied the jute around the neck of the jar and hot glued the small pine cones on the front. The pine cones I used did not have frosted tips like Pottery Barn’s but you can find them here. Then I  added a flame-less candle inside.

Now I have a pretty Christmas mason jar vase to add to my decor. The best thing about it is that it can be used indoors or outdoors. This mason jar vase cost only a fraction of Pottery Barn’s and I’m so happy with the way it turned out.

Where do you find your holiday decor inspiration?

About Crystal

Crystal is the crafter and writer behind apumpkinandaprincess.com. She’s a wife, SAHM and crafty blogger who spends most of her days trying to balance all three roles while still squeezing in time for crafting. She enjoys creating on a budget and taking something from blah to fabulous with quick and easy tutorials. She is passionate about living a creative lifestyle and loves sharing a variety of DIY projects, paper crafts, and recipes.


  1. Pam says

    You can also stop by Christmas tree stand and they will usually give away the trimmings from trees is you want the real thing!


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