Do you need some quick, easy, inexpensive, trendy and cute Christmas gifts? We’ve got you covered with these DIY Mason Jar Gifts! Lots of creative choices- both food and non-food jars! Can’t go wrong!
Mason Jar Gifts – The Really Perfect Gift Idea
So let’s talk about mason jar gifts. There is everything to love about them. I’ll go first.
Mason jar gifts are versatile. Whatever your gift recipient happens to love, you can probably shove it in a mason jar.
Mason jar gifts are trendy. You know, the whole Fixer-Upper-Joanna-Gaines-Farmhouse thing. Now you’ve given your friend a stylish decorative vase to put flowers in as well as a trendy glass to sip lemonade out of – on top of all the goodies inside. Go, you.
Mason jar gifts are inexpensive. You can buy all your items in bulk and create several gifts for just a few dollars each. Very easy on your budget! And, I often save all kinds of jars – spaghetti sauce, salsa jars, coconut oil jars, pesto jars… really anything, and any size! Keep stocking up those jars and you can save a little money!
Mason jar gifts are easy. You do not have to be a DIY genius to put these together (thank the Good Lord). You can make them as simple or complex as you like, depending on your crafting acumen. These are perfect for last-minute gifts as well.
Have I convinced you yet?!? Take a look at what we’ve got going on here – lots of fun, creative and unique gifts- both food and non-food gift ideas to choose from. And if you don’t see what you are looking for, I bet you can come up with a pretty crafty and creative idea yourself.
If you really want to take the easy way out (no judgment here!), at the end of the post, I’ve listed some links where you can just buy them.
Other Themed DIY Mason Jar Ideas
You really can come up with just about anything to put in a jar for a gift. Basically, if someone has a hobby or has something he or she really loves, you can find some trinkets and mini-sized items to put in a jar. You can peruse the aisles at Hobby Lobby or Michaels to get ideas. And here’s some more inspiration for other kinds of jars you can create:
Tweens and Teens
Other Gift Ideas
Maybe you need inspiration for other kinds of gifts, where the mason jars aren’t necessarily a good fit? Well, if you’re looking for a gift that will really ‘wow’ someone – you know, the extra special people in your life – here are 12 one-of-a-kind gifts that will definitely give the ‘wow’ factor. You can find something for everyone on your list here.
If you’ve got littles in your life, here are gift ideas for mobile, developing babies – from crawlers to toddlers, ages 9-24 months. And if you’ve got little boys in particular in your life, here’s some gift inspiration for boys ages 2-4 (I have twin 4-year-old boys, and these options have been favorites for going on 2 years now!)
I also love the idea of subscription boxes for kid gifts – here are some of the best I’ve seen.
And if you have that healthy, crunchy friend or family member and you have no idea what get them, these essential oil gifts will really be appreciated!
OK, that about wraps that up! On to the mason jar gifts!
29 DIY Mason Jars Christmas Gifts
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Food Mason Jar Gifts
1| Smores Mason Jar Gifts with Free Printable Tag from A Night Owl
This is such a yummy and EASY trail mix idea! The gift tag really adds that extra touch for a festive gift!
2| Brownie Mix in a Jar from Evermine
There are so many delicious ingredients for these brownies – really puts it over the top compared to your generic box mix!
3| Chocolate Chip Cookie in a Jar with Free Printable Recipe from The Happier Homemaker
You can’t go wrong with chocolate chip cookies. They are the perfect comfort food and everyone loves to get these! Free printable recipe included!
4| Friendship Soup in a Jar Gift from Oh My! Creative
This is such a sweet idea for someone who is an especially important person to you. A friendship soup says so much, and it’s a nice change from the traditional dessert mason jars!
5| Chocolate Peppermint Cookies in a Jar from Crazy Little Projects
Chocolate and peppermint is the best combination for Christmas flavors – it makes an amazingly festive Christmas cookie mason jar gift!
6| Double Chocolate Toffee Cookies in a Jar from Crazy Little Projects
This is another unique and incredibly decadent idea for a mason jar cookie mix gift! Oh, yum!
7| Nativity Christmas Story Trail Mix from A Hundred Affections
This is a great idea if you want your gift to spread a little bit of the true meaning of Christmas. This jar tells the Christmas Nativity story through the ingredients included and comes with a free printable!
8| Tea Lover’s Mason Jar Gift from StoneGable
This is a fun spin on a food (or drink) type mason jar! If you have a tea lover in your life, this gift will definitely be appreciated! Filled with tea, button buddies, tea infuser, tea bagger squeezer – all in this little jar!
9| Caramel Apple in a Jar from The Gunny Sack
How adorable is this?!? Super easy but so cute and clever!
10 | DIY Christmas Treat Jar from All Free Christmas Crafts
All the best ingredients for a Christmas trail mix or snack trays for a party. Lots of nuts and banana chips included for a healthier option!
11| Coffee Lover’s Gift in a Jar from Town and Country Living
Not to be outdone by the tea lover’s gift, here’s one for the coffee lover in your life! Some instant coffee packets, creamers, and flavors – this is one to be enjoyed for a few sittings! You can even include a coffee mug, too!
12| DIY Cupcakes in a Jar from Cakies
A little different than just the cupcake mix – this one has the actual cupcake baked inside with frosting in all. Give with a spoon and you’re all set. Who doesn’t like to eat straight from the jar?
13| Energy Boost Gift in a Jar from The Frugal Girls
If you know someone who is healthy and always on the go, this is the perfect mason jar gift! Filled with healthy granola bars, energy mix, and coffee pods, this will be a hit!
14| Cappuccino Mix in a Jar from Sherryl Wilson
This is perfect for those chilly winter nights! Just mix the ingredients together – 3 Tbs of the mix with 8 oz. of water and it’s a delicious drink! Yum!
Non-Food Mason Jar Gifts
Don’t limit yourself to just food mason jar gifts. Here are some DIY gifts you can make – and as well as some inspiration for gifts you can custom-create yourself!
15| DIY Gift in a Jar Peppermint Scrub from Cincy Shopper
That peppermint is the perfect Christmas smell, body scrub is so easy to make. Great way to encourage someone to relax this season!
16| Christmas Stovetop Potpourri with Free Printable Tags from A Hundred Affections
To be honest, this is something I personally love and make during Christmas time. I. LOVE. IT. I’m always looking for clean, non-toxic ways to get my house to smell great. This one is FULL of that cozy Christmas smell. Add water and put right on the stove.
17| Pressed Herb Candles from Garden Therapy
Not only is this candle safe, made with beeswax and soy wax, but it looks amazing! Just as pretty to look at as it is to smell! Love this.
18| Herb Kit in a Jar from The Country Chic Cottage
This is a great idea for a gardener or a chef! The homegrown herbs will be sure to please either one! This is really adorable!
19| Cinnamon and Pine Fragrance Jar from McCormick
This is a beautiful idea that can be poured in a pot on the stove for amazing fragrance around the house, or you can place a lit tea light in the middle for a beautiful centerpiece as well. It actually looks amazing sealed in the jar for home decor as well!
20| DIY Handsoap in a Mason Jar from The Happier Homemaker
These mason jar hand soap dispensers are big sellers in the store. How much will someone love to get it with homemade handsoap inside, along with the jar? Love it! Especially great for your green friends!
21| Spa Mason Jar Gift from Hart Nana
If you know someone who needs some R & R, this is a great way to get them started! It’s also another fun way to make in bulk and give to your people.
22| Prayer Jar from When Life Gave Me Lemonade
This is so unique to give as a gift! You create this beautiful jar where someone can write their prayer requests in, and then, at the end of the year, they can see how God has been faithful. Just love this. So much meaning to this one! (This one’s not in a mason jar, but it could be).
23| Pedi in a Jar Gift from Lil Luna
This is a similar idea to the spa in the jar, but it’s just everything a woman needs for a pampering pedicure (except the person to do it, lol).
24| Detox Bath in a Jar from My Crazy Blessed Life
Another fun idea for your crunchy | healthy (or stressed-out) friend in your life! They will totally appreciate a detox soak in the tub! We all could probably use this, so keep some for yourself.
You don’t want to forget the kids in your life! All the pieces for a fun sock puppet craft! This also is a great idea for any type of craft-in-a-jar gift for kids!
26| Mommy Survival Kit in a Jar from Classy Clutter
All the moms, raise your hands! Who needs a survival kit?!? Filled with hand sanitizer, ibuprofen, chapstick, energy drink mix… help them moms get through their days!
27| Homemade Home Fragrance Just Like Williams Sonoma from My Frugal Adventures
This is another great idea for fragrance jars. Especially for those looking for clean alternatives to keep their homes smelling great, this will definitely be appreciated!
28| DIY Laundry Detergent with Free Tag from Saving by Design
Another great option for your crunchy friends. There are so many toxins in regular clothes detergent – this is a great option and will be so appreciated!
29| Pick Me Up Jar from Jamie Cooks It Up
This is such a fun way to provide encouragement for someone! Filled with inspirational quotes and verses, all they need to pick one out when they need a pick me up! Free printable for quotes and verses included in this one!
So many great ideas here! These mason jar gifts are wonderful, inexpensive creative presents that would be perfect for so many individuals!
If you are short on time or creativity – here are some buyer’s suggestions if you would rather purchase than DIY!
Which ones did you love?!? Leave a comment and let me know!
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