Making DIY gifts in a jar like mason jars is a clever, fun and inexpensive way to put together gifts for your friends or family. If you need to make gifts for numerous people, making a small mason jar gifts is a meaningful way to make a homemade present.
There’s all sorts of ideas for putting together a DIY jar gift, whether it be making food jars, DIY candles, beauty products, a mini terrarium or a unique way to give gift cards, you’ll love our collection of 12 DIY jar gifts.
Here’s a list of my favorite types of jars to use for your DIY jar gifts:
Making a mini-terrarium in a mason jar is too cute for words. This fantastic succulents idea by Cambrian will inspire you to put together adorable mini terrariums for your loved ones.
Cocktail Mason Jar Gifts
Assuming that you’re over the age of 21, these adorable cocktail mason jars would definitely be loved by your friends! You, of course, can make an alcohol free variation if you want to keep it PG.
Find the tutorial at Something Turquoise
Manicure in a Jar
This is an adorable girls gift that would be perfect for any occasion, really! Christmas, a birthday, just because, to mom, to a teacher, or as a bridal shower gift.
Find the Project at Weekend Craft
DIY Funfetti Candle
Why not be extra clever and make a candle in your mason jar? How about this adorable funfetti candle? You still get the fun of cake without the calories lol.
Find the tutorial at Beth Cakes
DIY Spa Kit
This adorable homemade spa kit takes the mini mason jars and fills them up with homemade sugar scrub, body butter and foot soak. What a wonderful treat that would be for your favorite females!
Find the tutorials at Pop Sugar
Tea Lover Jar
For the tea lover in your life, how about a cute assortment of aromatic teas, honey, sugar, cookies and a tea infuser? I love how this tea mason jar gift is extra crafty with the wasabi tape accents and bright fillers.
Find the tutorial at Stone Gable Blog
Movie Lover’s Jar
Giving friends a movie ticket with popcorn and candy gift is one of our go to gift ideas. Yesterday on Tuesday totally takes this idea up a notch and not only puts everything in an adorable jar, but also adds crafty movie tags.
Find the tutorial at Yesterday on Tuesday
Orange You Glad It’s Christmas?
Whether it’s near Christmas or anytime of year, I absolutely love this fun and out of the ordinary gift jar by Jillee! You simply take the recipients favorite color and turn that into an entire gift idea. How fun!
Find the tutorial at One Good Thing by Jilliee. Make sure to check out her blog, her post has like 9 different and equally amazing gift jar ideas.
Mason Jar Food Mixes
Layering yummy ingredients for a special cup of hot cocoa gift is an inexpensive way to make an easy DIY gift for friends and loved ones.
Find the Tutorial at Yellow Bliss Road
Cookie Jar Tower
Acasarella takes the meaning of cookie jar to a whole new level! You can simply bake your favorite cookies or treats and layer them in a tall skinny spagetti jar.
Find the tutorial at Acasarella
Crafting Mason Jar
A sewing or crafts mason jar is an adorable gift for a crafty person in your life!
Find the tutorial at It All Started with Paint
Mason Jar Money Gift
How clever is this mason jar money gift! You simply conceal the cash inside a toilet paper or paper towel tube and surround with their favorite treat. This would also work well for gift cards if you don’t want to give your gal pals cash lol.
Source: Find the tutorial at Kreative Kristie’s