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Bouquet Mason Jars with Handmade Name Tags for Receptions

Merriment :: Bouquet jars and handmade name tags for Fall :: photograph by Thorsen Photography

I really like this thoughtful detail from Cristin and Adam Siegel’s Chicago nuptials. Cristin tied handmade name tags around the tops of water-filled glass Ball mason jars to hold the bridal party’s bouquets during the reception. And aren’t the bridesmaid bouquets that feature orchids and fiddlehead ferns lovely?


  • Thick paper in two colors (Cristin used solid and patterned natural shades for her fall nuptials)
  • Rub on letters
  • Ribbon
  • Hole punch
  • Glue stick or rubber cement
  • Ball mason jars
  • Pre-cut paper flowers (optional)

Merriment :: Bouquet jars and handmade name tags for Fall

You should be able to find the supplies in the scrapbooking section. Cut your paper into a tag shape. Cut narrow rectangles and glue them about 1/4th inch from the end. Position the rub-on letters and follow the directions to transfer them one-by-one onto the tags. Optionally add pre-made paper flowers.

Punch a large hole into the top of the tag, slip the ribbon through the hole, and wrap and tie the ribbon around the top of the jar.

Like this project? Be sure to check out Cristin and Adam’s popular free template for their Giving Tree Save the Date Wedding Announcement.

Merriment :: Bouquet jars and handmade name tags for Fall

Phillip Robinson

Wednesday 3rd of June 2015


[can u please make me my NAME TAG]


Thursday 22nd of August 2013

Hey Kathy! Love this post! I was going to pin the pic of the mason jars, but I wondered if I should link to the "original" post... I couldn't make the "Adam and Cristin" link below work. Thanks for any info!! :)

Kathy Beymer

Sunday 25th of August 2013

Hi Kelly, that link was their wedding website. Cristin and Adam let me post the mason jars here, so it's all good to link here. Enjoy!

Jamie B

Sunday 8th of April 2012

Hello, I absolutely love this idea of using mason jars with name tags to hold the bridal party bouquets! It's both functional and decorative! I hope it's okay, I just couldn't resist featuring them in my mason jar crafts round-up. You can see it here:

Thank you so much for sharing!

Kathy Beymer

Monday 9th of April 2012

Hi Jamie, I love your roundup and thanks for including me. I want to try that glue gun trick too Thanks for visiting and stop by again soon.