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Quick Jar Covers

Decorating jars of homemade preserves is a cinch with cupcake wrappers, available in many patterns and colors at the grocery store.


  • Cupcake wrappers (any pattern or color)
  • Rubber bands
  • Ribbon or waxed twine


  1. Step 1

    Invert two (for opacity), and place them on top of your jar.

  2. Step 2

    Use a rubber band to hold them in place; tie with waxed twine or ribbon, and remove rubber band.

Martha Stewart Living, August 2004