How to Make Decorative Drink Lids for Canning Jars

Canning jars make great drinking glasses. Here is an easy way to make decorative lids for your jars. Great for the holidays or to theme a dinner.

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How to Make Decorative Drink Lids for Canning Jars
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Gather supplies.  Look for placemats that have an even design, one that is not too large.  Dollar Tree, WalMart, Target, are all good places to look for inexpensive placemats.

Gather supplies. Look for placemats that have an even design, one that is not too large. Dollar Tree, WalMart, Target, are all good places to look for inexpensive placemats.

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Use your canning lids as a template and trace however many lids you need.  Center the template lid over the placemat design to its best advantage.

Use your canning lids as a template and trace however many lids you need. Center the template lid over the placemat design to its best advantage.

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Cut apart all of the circles, which makes it easier to trim each individual circle.

Cut apart all of the circles, which makes it easier to trim each individual circle.

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Trim each circle.

Trim each circle.

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Using a large hole punch, punch a hole in each lid.  This is for a straw.   That's it, You are done!

Using a large hole punch, punch a hole in each lid. This is for a straw. That's it, You are done!

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Fill your canning jar with drink of choice, put plastic lid on, then cap with metal canning bands.  Insert straw and you are ready to drink!

Fill your canning jar with drink of choice, put plastic lid on, then cap with metal canning bands. Insert straw and you are ready to drink!

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I have a variety of holidays & seasons I have made these for.   Adds a fun decorative element to any party.

I have a variety of holidays & seasons I have made these for. Adds a fun decorative element to any party.

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