Matches in a jar ideas
I like the idea of a small jar (8 oz.) with matches as a"go along with"
gift with some candles. I'd cut a circle of sandpaper to fit between
the ring and lid for striking the matches. They would also be great with
a basket of fire starters for friends with a fireplace.
I burn a lot of candles and can never find
SMELLY-JELLY JARS" aka Renuzit
16 ounce jar of liquid potpourri
1 box of Knox Gelatin
1/4 tsp Potassium Sorbate (to prevent mildew)
3 jelly jars
In old pan mix 8 oz. of liquid and all 4 envelopes of gelatin and
potassium sorbate, bring to a boil over med heat stirring constantly
till dissolved. Remove from heat and add remaining liquid potpourri,
pour into jars and let cool.
DO NOT put lids on till cool and set!
This recipe makes 3 jelly jars not quite full. Add Lace over the top
and decorate to your liking. Just let it sit with no lid and enjoy the
2 C. liquid potpourri
4 envelopes Knox gelatine
2 T. vodka or 2 T. salt
Bring l cup of the liquid potpourri to boil. Stir in gelatine, and
stir until dissolved. Add remaining liquid and vodka or salt. This
keeps it from molding. Pour into jelly jars. Put a small doily or
netting over the top, and tie with raffia or a thin ribbon.