This is the first of a two part guest post from Laura, the founder of Mason Bottle. I’m really excited to share this because I love the benefits of the mason baby bottle and Laura has some great ideas on how to use it as party favors for baby showers. We went to high school together and she has always been very creative. Subscribe to the newsletter in the sidebar to receive updates emailed to you (and a free printable!).
I’m honored to be writing this guest post for Ama Vita Designs. In high school I knew Katie as one of the kindest and smartest girls in our class. I could go on, but suffice it to say, whatever she’s selling, I’m buying for sure!
This site is a great resource for all things party planning, so it seemed natural for me to chime in here with an easy party favor for your next baby shower: a mason jar baby bottle.
Before my son was born, I was determined to find a way to use mason jars as baby bottles. Not just as party favors, but for actual nutrition. Glass baby bottles were expensive, and mason jars were already made in the perfect baby serving sizes, four and eight ounces.
I started searching the internet, convinced I’d find someone making the right sized nipple to convert my jars into bottles. My search turned up nothing but novelty uses of the bottle as baby shower party favors. While adorable, none of the nipples were the right size to actually feed a baby without leaking.
This is when I realized we were going to have to bring mason bottle to life ourselves. And here we are, launching November 2nd on Kickstarter. To celebrate this occasion, I’d like to pay homage to the novelty version of the mason bottle.
Two easy ways to use mason jar baby bottles as party favors:
Four ounce mason jars make great candle votives. There are lots of lovely candles out there that will fit these jars. In terms of time, it’s hard to imagine anything quicker than dropping a votive into a jar, screwing on the lid, and tying it up with a nice little bow.
Twelve ounce jars make beautiful bath salt bottles. Like the four ounce baby bottle votives, these bath salts are especially cute because they are a creamy color that looks just like milk. I made rosemary lavender, because that’s what I had on hand, but the possibilities are endless. Here are a few bath salt recipes from Brit + Co that I love. Although, I have to say, recipes are not really necessary here. Just add your herbs, some essential oil, and a moisturizing oil like almond or jojoba, and shake to mix.