mason jar drink cups {tutorial}

Today I’ll be over at Lil’ Luna sharing a fun back to school idea,
buuut I wouldn’t leave you guys without a cute & easy tutorial, too!
Here’s one that I shared over at Skip to My Lou a few weeks ago.

Remember when I  told you about our cousin camp we had last month.
Well, I saw this idea on Craft Interrupted, & I knew I had to try it out!
I knew with that many kiddos in the house we needed
a way to keep the cups organized, reduce spills & dirty dishes.
These mason jar drink cups did the job perfectly. 
They were a huge success {& soooo easy & CHEAP to make}!

You’ll need:
WIDE MOUTH mason jars, WIDE MOUTH plastic storage caps
I bought both of these at Walmart in the canning section.
chalkboard labels & paper straws
I found these cute paper straws on etsy.
I cut the chalkboard labels with my Silhouette.

To make these first I had the hubby drill a hole in the lid.
{Be careful…we did have one lid crack!  Oops!}
Then we used a box cutter to trim off any loose plastic. 
Then I applied the chalkboard labels.
Then I added the straws & wrote on the names. 
Soooo cute & easy!  Love how they turned out.

After the first day we got tired of rewriting their names with chalk,
so I did end up just cutting everyone’s name with vinyl.
I ran these through my dishwasher with no problems.
So for birthday parties I think chalk would be great
but long term use…vinyl is the way to go.

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