12/29/2015 08:48 am ET

12 Ways Mason Jars Will Make Your New Year's Eve Party Better

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If you're hosting a New Year's Eve bash, listen up. There's one item that can totally take your hosting game to the next level on the cheap: the mason jar. Great for serving food and drinks, using as party favors and giving your place a decorative boost, the cute little glass containers should be your go-to for ringing in 2016. 

How, you ask? Scroll through a few ideas below and get inspired to invest in your own set of mason jars to get the party started. 

  • Give them as party favors.
  • Use them to display appetizers.
  • Create hanging tea lights.
  • Use them as a centerpiece.
  • DIY individual cocktail mixtures for your guests to choose from.
  • Use them as drinking glasses and personalize them with chalkboard paint.
  • Put fairy lights inside for glowing accents for your tabletop.
  • Serve festive sweet treats in a jar.
  • Use gold spray paint to turn a mason jar into an elegant vase for fresh flowers.
  • Organize the drink station in style.
  • Make jars of confetti to open and throw at midnight. They also look nice as decoration.
  • Use them as no-mess sipping glasses for cocktails, champagne or kids.

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