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How Glass Jars Can Improve Your Health

-Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Did you know that glass jars and containers could help to improve your health?

Many people don’t even realize that glass jars and containers can be used for a wide range of purposes. For most people, the only reason they even have glass jars in their homes is because they bought pasta sauce or pick...

Meet Bri, your Account Coordinator

-Thursday, April 24, 2014

At Packaging Options Direct, we strive to provide our customers with a personalized Customer Service experience. What better way to do that than for our customers to learn about the team on a personal level.

Brianne Livas, Account Coordinator

Bri (pronounced Brie, like the cheese) is the Account Coordinator at Packaging Options Di...

Choosing the Right Mason Jars for Canning

-Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Canning and preserving your own food is more than just a popular trend that is making its way through homes in the United States – it’s a wonderful way of preserving your food to protect it from spoiling, to protect yourself from rising food costs and it offers many other benefits.

Many people are ...

Decorating your Wedding with Glass Bottles and Jars

-Thursday, April 10, 2014

Weddings are expensive. Between paying for flowers, catering, linens, silverware, plate ware, a DJ or live band, the venue, the dress and many other little details – the average wedding can easily cost more $15,000. This cost can widely vary depending on how many guests are invited and other factors...

How to Save Big on Shipping when Buying Bottles

-Tuesday, April 8, 2014

At Packaging Options Direct, we understand that one of the major factors in placing an order is the answer to the million-dollar question: “How much is the shipping going to cost me?” Just like you, we often shop online ourselves and have the same concerns. The common assumption is that freight shou...

Ultimate Guide to Food Storage with Glass Jars

-Wednesday, March 19, 2014

The possibilities for using glass jars as storage are endless.

Whether you are packaging food to sell or just being efficient with leftovers, glass jars are the king of storage. Not only are glass jars more attractive and creative for food storage, but they are also way better than plastic containe...

Battle of the Glass Bottles: Clear or Colored?

-Friday, March 14, 2014

Are you searching for the perfect glass bottle for your home brew? Did you find a new DIY project on Pinterest that you are just dying to try out and it features glass bottles? Or maybe you’re thinking about decorating with glass bottles?

Regardless of your motivation or inspiration Packaging Optio...

Making a Business Out of Glass Bottles and Jars

-Sunday, March 2, 2014

Thanks to social media sites like Pinterest and e-commerce websites like Etsy, which is focused on handmade items and art and craft supplies, there has never been a better time to consider making a business out of glass bottles and jars.

More and more savvy entrepreneurs are finding creative ways t...

Best Ways to Repurpose Glass Jars

-Friday, February 7, 2014

There are so many ways to repurpose glass jars.

From wine and beer bottles to Mason jars and everything in between, with a little imagination your glass jars can be turned into a myriad of things that can be useful at home, in the office or at school.

Why throw away the glass jar that your spaghet...

Decoration Ideas with Glass Bottles

-Monday, December 16, 2013

There are literally a million different ways to upcycle and repurpose glass bottles as decorations around the house, for your next party, or even your wedding. With years of experience in the packaging industry, we’ve seen our fair share of creative ideas and thought we’d share a few of our favorite...

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