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Top 100 Drinking Trends of 2014

From InFight Cocktail Kits to Comic Book Alcoholic Beverages

— January 11, 2015 — Lifestyle
Personalized accessories, tech-integration and at-home mixing and brewing are all featured in the top 2014 drinking trends.

In recent years, DIY has been dominating, with people eager to brew their own beer and mix their own cocktails. Taking it one step further, 2014 saw a rise in DIY alcoholic treats, like booze-infused popsicles, cakes and donuts. Drinking is a social experience fueled by a more-the-merrier attitude, and sharing these boozy homemade snacks is on-par with this psychology. Customized glassware and niche drinking accessories (for example, hooded wine sleeves or instant drink-chilling gadgets) elevate the experience by adding a level of hyper-personalization or tech-integration.

In terms of branding and packaging, minimalism remained a popular trend. However, this year also saw an influx of humor, wit and playfulness when it came to cultivating a strong brand identity.

If you want to further expand your drinking knowledge, check out the Drinking Trend Report.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
99
Home-Brewing Guidance Devices
Home-Brewing Guidance Devices
The BrewNanny Lets You Spend Less Time Brewing & More Time Drinking
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98
Biting Bottle Openers
Biting Bottle Openers
This Funny Bottle Opener is a Spoof on When Suarez Bites Chiellini
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97
Nautical Booze Branding
Nautical Booze Branding
High Seas Brewing Co. Packaging Throws a Line Out to Beer Lovers
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96
Twisted Beverage Branding
Twisted Beverage Branding
Millesime Champagne Packaging Elegantly Expresses the Grape Blend Within
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95
Zippered Top Poppers
Zippered Top Poppers
The SiP Bottle Opener Unfastens Your Beverage in an Unusual Fashion
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94
Personified Seafaring Corkscrews
Personified Seafaring Corkscrews
This Suck UK Corkscrew Design Takes the Shape of a Pirate
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93
Gold-Plated Whiskey Chillers
Gold-Plated Whiskey Chillers
You Can Now Sip Your Whiskey in Style with a Set of Whiskey Balls
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92
Font Themed Wine Branding
Font Themed Wine Branding
The Helvetica Typeface Served as Brand Inspiration and Wine Design
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91
Mind-Blowing Shooters
Mind-Blowing Shooters
These Bomb Shot Glasses Are So Awesome They'll Make Your Head Explode
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90
App-Connected Drinking Glasses
App-Connected Drinking Glasses
The BU Personal Hydration System Makes Sure You Drink Enough Water
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89
Spherical Ice Shapers
Spherical Ice Shapers
The Negroni Cocktail Sphere Will Keep Your Drink Cold
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88
Forbidden Booze Branding
Forbidden Booze Branding
This Contra-Bando Bottle of Rum Tempts Drinkers with Forbidden Fruit
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87
Ridiculously Rare Alcoholic Beverages
Ridiculously Rare Alcoholic Beverages
The General by Compass Box Whiskey Has an Antique Character
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86
Honest Liquor Labels
Honest Liquor Labels
These Photoshopped Liquor Bottles Reveal What You Become When You Drink Them
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85
Squishy Wine Tumblers
Squishy Wine Tumblers
These Silicone Wine Glasses From Spruce Are Unbreakable and Easy to Pack
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84
Iconic Cartoon-Inspired Sodas
Iconic Cartoon-Inspired Sodas
This Duff Beer Energy Drink Brings Simpsons Style to Energy Drinks
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83
Extreme Minimalist Wine Packaging
Extreme Minimalist Wine Packaging
Kvassay Vino Uses Simplistic Black and White Color Schemes
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82
Alcoholic Watermelon Slices
Alcoholic Watermelon Slices
These Watermelon Jello Shots Are Perfect for July 4th Celebrations
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81
Minimalist Apathetic Dishware
Minimalist Apathetic Dishware
Show Your Indifference with the Meh Coffee Mug
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80
Loving Beer Bottles
Loving Beer Bottles
Honeymoon Black Kiss is Packaged in a Minimal Dark Beer Bottle, with Love
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79
Trackable Wine Suitcases
Trackable Wine Suitcases
This Wine Suitcase can Safely Hold 12 Bottles of Wine and is Trackable
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78
Bottle-Cutting De-Corkers
Bottle-Cutting De-Corkers
The Menu Champagne Sabre Equips You to Decapitate Rather Than Corkscrew
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77
Hooded Wine Sleeves
Hooded Wine Sleeves
The Wine Bottle Hoodie Sweatshirt will Add a Humorous Touch to any Occassion
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76
Booze-Infused Fruit Shooters
Booze-Infused Fruit Shooters
The DIY Strawberry Margarita Jello Shooters are Fun and Easy
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75
Ingenious Drink Chillers
Ingenious Drink Chillers
Booze Joulies Cool Your Drink Without Diluting It
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74
Alcohol-Infused Dessert Donuts
Alcohol-Infused Dessert Donuts
Drunkin Donuts Takes the Edge Off With Its Decadent Desserts
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73
Blunt Wine Packaging
Blunt Wine Packaging
This Packaging Concept Doesn't Beat Around the Bush About Good Wine
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72
Religious Frozen Treats
Religious Frozen Treats
The Crucifixion Popsicle by Sebastian Errazuriz is Made with Red Wine
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71
Opulently Crafted Coffee Cups
Opulently Crafted Coffee Cups
Have Your Morning Fix with the DEVIEHL Coffee Cups
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70
Vintage Tattooed Scotch Packaging
Vintage Tattooed Scotch Packaging
The New Limited Edition J&B Scotch Whiskey Pays Homage to Ink
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69
Flattering Bottle Openers
Flattering Bottle Openers
You Earned It by Owen & Fred Makes a Great Congratulatory Gift
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68
Hilariously Honest Mugs
Hilariously Honest Mugs
Emily McDowell's Mugs Don't Have a Filter
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67
Paper Stein Ads
Paper Stein Ads
This Clever Beer Advertisement Makes Use Public Trees and Poles
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66
Sleek Wooden Glassware
Sleek Wooden Glassware
This Wooden Wine Glass Set Gives You a Forested Feel to Your Wine Drinking
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65
Edible Shot Glasses
Edible Shot Glasses
The Cucumber Gimlet Shots Offers the Ultimate Refreshing Summer Drink
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64
Breakfast-Inspired Beverages
Breakfast-Inspired Beverages
Cereal Tea by Aaron Geman Flavors Milk with Childhood Favorites
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63
Double-Ended Wine Glasses
Double-Ended Wine Glasses
Doublet by Stefan Burlacu Elegantly Saves Space in Cupboards
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62
Coffee Culture Logos
Coffee Culture Logos
Alejo Malia Adds Playful Details to the Starbucks Logo Design
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61
Party Spring Water Packaging
Party Spring Water Packaging
ENVI's Natural Spring Water Comes Packaged in Bright Bottles
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60
Champagne-Carrying Clutches
Champagne-Carrying Clutches
The Clicquot Clutch Exudes Luxury
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59
Oenophile Ice Cubes
Oenophile Ice Cubes
Wine Twirls Keep Your Champagne Chilly Right to the Last Sip
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58
Droplet-Shaped Water Displays
Droplet-Shaped Water Displays
This Evian Water Display Uses Its Product as Inspiration
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57
Mini Tabletop Drinking Games
Mini Tabletop Drinking Games
Easily Bring Your Favorite Game to Any Party with Mini Beer Pong
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56
Honest Beer Ads
Honest Beer Ads
Newcastle's Funny Beer Ads Promise 'No Bollocks'
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55
Alcoholic Gelatin Cakes
Alcoholic Gelatin Cakes
This Jello Shot Cake Brings the Fun of the Party to the Baking World
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54
Champagne Delivery Drones
Champagne Delivery Drones
Casa Madrona Sends Champagne to High-Paying Guests by Drone Delivery
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53
Comic Book Alcoholic Beverages
Comic Book Alcoholic Beverages
Super Hero Beers by Marcelo Rizzetto is Inspired by Justice League
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52
Cultural Heritage Beer Branding
Cultural Heritage Beer Branding
Swing Microbrewery Celebrates Quebec's Rich History
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51
Vulgar Beverage Branding
Vulgar Beverage Branding
Bliss Fruit Wine Packaging Displays Indelicate Images of Food Consumption
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50
Prehistoric Drinking Racks
Prehistoric Drinking Racks
The Wine-o-saur Dinosaur Wine Rack is a Blast from the Past
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49
Artsy Wine Bottles
Artsy Wine Bottles
Gregorio Design's Artistic Wine Bottles Honor Art Masters
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48
Healthy De-Stressing Drinks
Healthy De-Stressing Drinks
Noa Relaxation is a Brand of Natural Relaxing Drinks
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47
Versatile Culinary Recycled Bottles
Versatile Culinary Recycled Bottles
The Pure Bottle is a Drinking Glass, Lantern and Spoon
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46
Distorted Drinking Ware
Distorted Drinking Ware
These Tipsy Melting Glasses Add a Post-Modern Touch to the Kitchen
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45
Watermelon Juice Dispensers
Watermelon Juice Dispensers
KegWork's Watermelon Tap Kit Turns Your Melon into a Fruity Keg
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44
Metal-Bound Beverages
Metal-Bound Beverages
Cuatro Almas Wine Packaging's Steel Label is for Optimal Preservation
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43
Incognito Flask Scarves
Incognito Flask Scarves
The Flask Scarf is the Perfect Way to Enjoy Alcohol On the Go
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42
Transformative Juice Bottles
Transformative Juice Bottles
Pinar Sut's Juice Bottle Packaging Can Turn into a Toy After Use
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41
Nautical Sinful Spirit Packaging
Nautical Sinful Spirit Packaging
This Creative Packaging for a New Kate Hudnott Spirit is Eclectic
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40
Instant Drink-Chilling Gadgets
Instant Drink-Chilling Gadgets
The Spin Chill Quickly Cools Your Favorite Beverages
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39
Poolside Champagne Bars
Poolside Champagne Bars
Moët & Chandon Designed a Luxurious Mobile Champagne Bar
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38
Paper Wine Bottles
Paper Wine Bottles
These Cardboard Wine Bottles Take a More Eco-Friendly Design Route
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37
Craft Beer Packaging
Craft Beer Packaging
The Kabinet Brewery Design Places the Emphasis on Quality
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36
Sleek Hipster Bar Branding
Sleek Hipster Bar Branding
Dichotomy Coffee & Spirits’s Brand Identity and Design is Epic
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35
Automotive Martini Bars
Automotive Martini Bars
Grey Goose's Bar on Wheels Will Take a Mixologist Across the Country
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34
InFlight Cocktail Kits
InFlight Cocktail Kits
The Carry On Cocktail Kit Livens Up the Drink Choices When In the Air
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33
Fanciful Bottle Branding
Fanciful Bottle Branding
MIU Fruit Wine Packaging is Dressed Up for the Young Female Drinker
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32
Manly Survival Kits
Manly Survival Kits
The Gentleman's Survival Kit Will Keep Any Man Prepared in Dire Circumstances
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31
Pay-Per-Minute Coffee Shops
Pay-Per-Minute Coffee Shops
The Ziferblat Cafe Offers Unlimited Drinks, Snacks and Wifi
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30
Illustration-Filled Hipster Hangouts
Illustration-Filled Hipster Hangouts
Koultoura Coffee Mixes Hipster Design with Good Coffee
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29
Precarious Pinching Wine Racks
Precarious Pinching Wine Racks
The AC Bottle Holder Grips Vessels, Looking Delicate and Dicey
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28
Colossal Alcholic Beverage Chillers
Colossal Alcholic Beverage Chillers
Chill Your Drinks Inside the Giant Wine Glass Cooler
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27
Scientific Bottle Branding
Scientific Bottle Branding
Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde Packaging Includes a Pair of Different Beverages
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26
Artisan Water Branding
Artisan Water Branding
New Zealand Artesian Luxury Water Bottles Are Stamped with Opulence
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25
Crumpled Paper Bag Packaging
Crumpled Paper Bag Packaging
The UR Wine Bottle Comes in a Wrinkled Brown Paper Bag
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24
Deceptively Empowered Coffee Ads
Deceptively Empowered Coffee Ads
This Coffee Campaign Illustrates Home Appliance Symbols
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23
Clean Organic Branding
Clean Organic Branding
The Design Concept for RAW Reflects Its Simple Ethos
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22
Vibrant Hipster Beer Branding
Vibrant Hipster Beer Branding
Cale Brewery's Beer Branding Identity is Clean and Colorful
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21
Groovy Booze Branding
Groovy Booze Branding
Devil's Peak Beer Packaging Channels 70s Spirit and Nostalgia
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20
Bomb-Shaped Liquor Bottles
Bomb-Shaped Liquor Bottles
The Democracy Vodka Bottle Design was Created by STUDIOIN
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19
Minimalist Milk Branding
Minimalist Milk Branding
The Milk Bottle Design for Sarda Farms Modern, but Vintage-Inspired
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18
Cartoon-Inspired Alcoholic Beverages
Cartoon-Inspired Alcoholic Beverages
The Disney Themed Cocktails by Cody is Fit for Royalty
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17
Industrial Steampunk Bistros
Industrial Steampunk Bistros
This Bistro Design Inspiration is Edgy and Cozy at the Same Time
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16
Tribal Coffee Packaging
Tribal Coffee Packaging
This Exotic Coffee Box Packaging Highlights Coffee from Around the World
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15
Ceramic Bottle Branding
Ceramic Bottle Branding
Zago TerraCotta Beer Packaging Was Designed to Communicate Craftsmanship
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14
Vibrant Vintage Brewpub Branding
Vibrant Vintage Brewpub Branding
The Freehouse's Contemporary Brand Identity Gets It Just Right
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13
Reworked Barrel Wine Racks
Reworked Barrel Wine Racks
This Wine Rack Reuses Old Wooden Barrels for Its Design
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12
Temporary Shipping Container Bars
Temporary Shipping Container Bars
This Pop Up Bar is Made Using Discarded Cargo Carriers
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11
Recycled Celebratory Cork Lighting
Recycled Celebratory Cork Lighting
This Chandelier is Made Out of Recycled Bottle Corks
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10
Recyclable Cardboard Bottle Carriers
Recyclable Cardboard Bottle Carriers
These Cardboard Container Designs Are Extremely Eco-Friendly
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9
Virtual Beer Pouring Stations
Virtual Beer Pouring Stations
Heineken's Virtual Draught Display Lets Beer Drinkers Get Electronic
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8
Boutique Cafe Hybrids
Boutique Cafe Hybrids
Citizenry in Toronto is Redefining the World of Cafes
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7
Star-Studded Scotch Parties
Star-Studded Scotch Parties
Symphony in Blue Brand Activation Brings Together Theatre & Whisky
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6
Homey Eclectic Cafes
Homey Eclectic Cafes
The New Neighborhood Tangent Café is All About Comfort Branding
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5
Coffee Drinker Personality Charts
Coffee Drinker Personality Charts
Ryoko Iwata's Chart Describes Coffee Drinkers' Personalities
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4
Sleek Stackable Mugs
Sleek Stackable Mugs
This Unique Coffee Mug Design is Minimalist and Crafty
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3
Crafty Alcohol Bottle Glasses
Crafty Alcohol Bottle Glasses
It’s Easy to Make DIY Beer Bottle Cups for Drinking Enthusiast
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2
Rustic Atmospheric Bars
Rustic Atmospheric Bars
Donny's New York Style Loft Style is Dark and Deliciously Grungy
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1
Methodical Mason Jar Hangers
Methodical Mason Jar Hangers
These Rustic Pieces of Decor Make it Easy to Organize Your Goodies
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