5 Ways to Decorate Using Apothecary Jars


In today’s world, the aesthetics of our homes and gardens is important. People are becoming more and more creative in displaying ordinary objects and turning them into beautiful artwork. Apothecary jars or vintage amber bottle jars are some of the objects used to create beautiful spaces.

 Originally, they were designed to store herbs and pharmaceuticals. And now they are used by thousands as interior or outdoor décor. These jars come in all shapes and sizes and they’re covered with a lid. You can have either the transparent or amber ones depending on your taste and preference.

Here are some of the most popular ways to transform your space with apothecary jars.

Candy Jar

Have you ever walked into a candy shop and admired the transparent jars with coloured candies on the display? Well, most of these places use apothecary jars. The good news is, they’re not limited to a candy store. You can get one for your house and use it to store candies, cookies, miniature dolls, etc. It would look so beautiful on your shelf or office desk at work.

Also, you can give them as gifts or party favours to your guests. It’s a thoughtful, handmade, and tasteful gift.

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Beauty Products Storage Jars

The transparent apothecary jars can be used to store your coloured beauty blender sponges. It will surely transform your dressing table area. You can also use amber or bottle-shaped jars to transform your bathroom space. Amber jars are particularly perfect with whites and off-whites, greys, and warm green colours.

Candle Jars

Aromatherapy is becoming increasingly popular today. It’s a good thing that people are recognizing the importance of scent to their physical and psychological wellness. Once you’ve bought a candle, you can use the apothecary jar to burn it. And the best part is that you can re-purpose or use the jar again once the candle is burned.

Terrarium Jars

There is nothing as beautiful as having a living, green, and growing system in a transparent jar. However, you have to know what plants to grow in a closed jar environment. Pick the wrong one and you’ll end up with algae and mold in your jar. Tropical plants like orchids, ferns, mosses, and other air plants are ideal for growing in a closed jar. They easily adapt to the humidity in the jar creating their own water cycle.

Collection Display Jars

If you want to show off your rocks, feathers, shells, corks, or whatever it is you collect, apothecary jars are perfect. They are fancy and decorative giving you a picturesque view. Some people even use them to display spices on their cupboards or table.