As Pinterest started to inspire home decor choices in the 2010s, the trend of using Mason jars as decorations took off.
But as the decade comes to a close, the trend is falling out of style. As Architectural Digest writer Kate Wagner wrote in 2017: “If I have to see one more ‘upcycled’ (read: bought new at Target by craft moms) Mason jar ever again, I will audibly scream.
Never has something been so divorced from its original purpose: storing food. That’s right. They’re for storing food.”