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The mason jar trend has stood the test of time – get your own!

1 August 2017
Tags: mason mugs, mason jars, glass jars, jars

There has been something of a revolution in the glass jars industry in recent years. Mason jars – traditionally used for preserving and pickling and first invented in 1858 by John Landis Mason – are trending. These moulded glass jars have gone from being just a purely practical home essential to a much loved design feature and accessory at all the best picnics, dinners and parties. So, how did it happen?

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How to: Make your own delicious infused oils

14 July 2017
Tags: how to, infusion, oil, glass bottle, oil bottle

Infused oils are fast becoming a key recipe for success in the kitchen. Delicious, flavour-rich and impressive aesthetically, they’re ideal for use at home and also make great gifts. You might buy infused oils from an artisan store or a local farmer’s market but did you know that you can also make them at home?

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Great creative ideas, which make good use of empty glass jars

8 July 2017
Tags: glass jars, jars, glass

Whether you have a passion for recycling and reusing household items, or you’re looking for new containers for home made jam or materials for crafty gifts, glass jars have a lot of potential. These well made, attractive jars can be found in almost every home, from jam jars to kiln clip jars. Once you’ve used up the initial contents of these glass jars don’t bin them, as there is plenty that you can do with your empty glass jars to give them a new lease of life.

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How to: DIY Jams you can make at home

30 June 2017

Jam is a family favourite and cupboard staple, whether it’s eaten on toast or as a filling to your latest home-baked sponge cake. The great thing about jams is that it’s so easy to make your own to suit your exact tastes. Maybe your family loves a particular flavour or perhaps you’re just interested in trying out something completely new! Whatever your approach it, here are some of our favourite simple DIY Jam recipes that you can make at home:

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Summer berry cordial recipes you will love

12 June 2017
Tags: recipe, glass jars, glass bottles

Cordials are a popular summer drink, and they’re perfect for taking on your family picnic or as a gift to the latest BBQ you have been invited to. And what’s more is they’re really easy to make in a variety of flavours depending on your own personal taste. Here are a couple of our favourite seasonal summer berry cordial recipes that we think you will love:

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