From ‘Flavored Cocoa Jars’ to ‘Snow Globe Jars’ and ‘Money Gift Jars’ to ‘Hot Chocolate with Baileys’ check out these awesome gifts that all your family and friends will adore! You can use old jars that you have lying around your home and any of the other supplies will only cost a few bucks and can be bought at your local dollar store or online. Happy crafting!
1. Flavored Cocoa
Make this flavored cocoa kit in no time with supplies including mason jars, cocoa powder, instant dry milk, crushed candy canes, mini marshmallows, and mini chocolate chips to recreate this idea.
Tutorial Flavored Cocoa
2. Glam Brush Holder
You can either make the glittery jar yourself or purchase it. Then fill the jar with little beads to hold the make up brushes in place.
Tutorial Glam Brush Holder
3. Baileys Hot Chocolate
For hot chocolate with a little spike – you’ll need to fill a mason jar with hot chocolate to about halfway and then fill the rest of the jar up with
marshmallows. Use a festive ribbon to tie your miniature baileys to the jar and you’re done.
Tutorial Baileys Hot Chocolate
4. Manicure in a Jar
For girlfriends or sisters this is a great gift idea. Pop small samples of nail items such as polish remover, nail brush, nail file and polish inside a jar and add some festive ribbon.
Tutorial Manicure in a Jar
5. Mason Jar Lid Snow Globe
Make a fun snow globe on the lid of a jar using some festive ornaments and half of a clear plastic ornament to create the dome shape.
Tutorial Mason Jar Lid Snow Globe
6. Open Bar in a Jar
Get the party started with this bar in a jar idea. Fill a jar with miniature drinks and finish with festive trimming. You could also tie some mini moxers to the side like small cans of soda for example.
Tutorial Open Bar in a Jar
7. Surprise Money Gift Jar
Put money in an empty toilet paper roll and wrap it in gift paper. Hide this inside a mason jar surrounded by sweets.
Tutorial Surprise Money Gift Jar
8. Rosemary Lavender Bath Salts
Lavender has known relaxation qualities and these salts are made using a blend of Sea Salt, epsom salt, baking Soda, and essential oils to provide a delicious scent while enjoying a lavish bath.
Tutorial Rosemary Lavender Bath Salts
9. Peony Topped Strawberry Mason Jar Cakes
Create these adorable strawberry shortcakes from a sheet cake which is then cut into circles with a cookie cutter. LAyer two circles of cake in each jar with cream and strawberries in between and you have a delicious dessert in a jar.
Tutorial Peony Topped Strawberry Mason Jar Cakes
10. Cookie Teacher Appreciation Gift
For a very simple last minute gift idea – pop some freshly baked chocolate chip cookies into a jar and add a thoughtful label.
Tutorial Cookie Teacher Appreciation Gift
11. Spread the Love With Homemade Chocolate Spread
Bring a smile to chocolate lovers faces with this homemade spread.
Tutorial Spread the Love With Homemade Chocolate Spread
12. Vanilla Dipped Soy Candles
You’ll need soy wax , wicks and of course jars and fragrance oil to recreate these fragranced jars of joy.
Tutorial Vanilla Dipped Soy Candles
13. Pedicure in a Jar
Give them the gift of perfect tootsies with this pedicure in a jar. Items that could be included are , nail polish, foot cream, toe spacers and a nail clipper.
Tutorial Pedicure in a Jar
14. Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix In A Jar With Printables
This tutorial walks you how to create this yummy dry mix for chocolate chip cookies and it even includes a printable label.
Tutorial Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix In A Jar With Printables
15. Chocolate Chip Pancake Mix in a Jar
The recipient will love waking up to this delicious breakfast – don’t forget the syrup. To make the mix you’ll need to fill a 1/2-liter French canning jar with 1 cup of self-raising flour, 1/4 cup of sugar, a pinch of salt, and 50 grams of chocolate chips.
Tutorial Chocolate Chip Pancake Mix in a Jar
16. Lucky As Can Be Gift In A Jar
Show them how lucky you feel to have them in your life with this truly thoughtful idea. Fill a jar with mint flavored items and finish with a cute label.
Tutorial Lucky As Can Be Gift In A Jar
17. Homemade Citrus Lip Scrub
To make this you’ll begin by melting coconut oil. Then you’ll need to mix together olive oil, coconut oil, sugar, lemon oil and zest in a bowl.
Tutorial Homemade Citrus Lip Scrub
18. Homemade Grapefruit Sugar Scrub Recipe
You will love the smell of this body scrub so much that you might want to keep it for yourself. You’ll need to combine coconut oil, granulated sugar and grapefruit oil mixed with some almond oil to make this.
Tutorial Homemade Grapefruit Sugar Scrub Recipe
19. Spa in a Jar
You can make this really cheaply by upcycling an old jar and load it with everything you need for pampering such as hand lotion, hand sanitizers, nail polish and sweets or any other items you can think of.
Tutorial Spa in a Jar
20. Homemade Bath Salts
Because epsom salts are so cheap to buy this makes for a great bargain gift. You’ll also need sea salt, glycerin and essential oil.
Tutorial Homemade Bath Salts
21. Mason Jar Cookie Mix
Make up pleanty of these to give to neighbors and friends – or even for yourself so you have bakeable cookies when you need them. Supplies needed include 12 ounce mason jars, flour,
sugar, brown sugar, baking soda and salt. Combine in the jars and add nice labels.
Tutorial Mason Jar Cookie Mix
22. Breakfast in a Jar
Nothing could be more comforting than oatmeal on a cold morning and this recipe won’t fail to impress. Begin by adding some quick cooking oats to a jar until about halfway. Add a little bit of brown sugar, some skim milk powder and dried fruit such as cranberries and apples. Finish with some chopped pecans for texture and seal the lid.
Tutorial Breakfast in a Jar
23. Hot Cocoa in a Jar
A great gift to give families – you’ll need to fill a mason jar about halfway with hot chocolate and add some skim milk powder. To make mint dust you can pulverize some candy canes in a blender and this will gove the cocoa a lovely minty taste. Now you can add some chocolate chips and to finish you can top the rest of the jar up with marshmallows.
Tutorial Hot Cocoa in a Jar
24. Pamper Jar
Fill a jar with all the things they need to pamper themselves including face masks and body cream.
Tutorial Pamper Jar