Go for gifts in a jar you can easily DIY this Christmas, so you can give presents to everyone without going for broke!
Unique Gifts in a Jar Ideas You Can Make Last-Minute!
1. Snow Globe Gifts in a Jar
Complete your friend’s Winter Wonderland home decor with these DIY Snow Globes! Trust me, they’ll adore this gift!
2. Milk Bath Gifts in a Jar
Make your loved ones feel your love by giving them something their skin would love as well. Try giving them a skincare treat in the cutest possible way with this homemade milk bath for a relaxing holiday.
3. Mason Jar Soap Dispenser
4. Mason Jar Playdough Snowman in a Jar
5. Girls Weekend Gifts in a Jar
6. Homemade Hot Fudge in a Jar
7. Golden Pampering Kit in a Jar
8. Sewing Kit Gifts in a Jar
9. DIY Table Topper Snow Globe
If you don’t want to keep ’em hanging, you can have them stand upside down. Make Christmas decor extra special with a DIY snow globe.
10. Cookie Cutter Set in a Jar
If baking is your cardio, this would surely be the best addition to your kitchen. This cookie cutter set looks awesome inside a jar and is an oh-so-cute gift for cookie lovers and aspiring bakers out there.
11. DIY Bath Snowballs in a Jar
Give your loved ones the gift of relaxation—all in the convenient packaging of a jar. You can make these bath snowballs in any shade you like, but light blue makes these gifts in a jar look more cool and refreshing.
12. Organic Mason Jar Terrarium
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Succulents are all the rage in the gardening world! They’re low maintenance and add a modern tropical touch to your home, plus they’re very easy to make.
You just have to arrange layers of pebbles and sand, put the plants atop, sprinkle some water, and voila! A mason jar terrarium you can give as gifts or keep for yourself.
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13. DIY Gift Card Snow Globe
14. Gel Air Freshener in a Jar
15. Drawing Kit in a Jar
16. DIY Spa Trio in a Jar
17. Dog Bone Biscuits in a Jar
Don’t splurge on store-bought, try these homemade dog treats instead!
18. Manicure Set in a Jar
A mason jar filled with hand creams, nail polish, a nail file, nail polish remover, nail cutters, and other cute essentials to pamper your hands and nails. This DIY manicure set makes the best girly present for teenagers.
19. Taco Soup in a Jar
You’re making them and their tummies very happy!
20. Citrus Bath Salt Gift in a Jar
21. Summer Gifts in a Jar
22. DIY Galaxy Gifts in a Jar
This gift idea is perfect for your friends who love stars and other celestial bodies.
23. Homemade Laundry Soap in a Jar
This cutie will be loved especially by neighbors, homemakers, and college teens who have just moved into their new apartments and planning to do their own laundry!
No need to pay a premium for laundry soap again with this easy DIY gift.
24. Winter Survival Kit in a Jar
25. DIY Book Page Mason Jar Candle Holder
With a little touch of creativity, you can transform a simple candle holder into a fabulous holiday gift to give to a special someone.
26. Wine Lover’s Gift in a Jar
Share the good times this holiday season with this big jar full of cute bottles of wine and other cool wine-themed gear. These gifts in a jar will always be the perfect choice for your wine enthusiast friends.
27. Apron Gifts in a Jar
28. Potpourri Gifts in a Jar
29. Crafting Kit in a Jar
As you visit the nearest bookstore in town, don’t forget to grab some cute craft supplies. Include an ink pad, clips, tape runner, chalk marker, stylish glitter tape, chalkboard gift tags, and letter stamps.
Arrange them in a jar and see how you’ve just made the sweetest present for all crafters on Christmas day.
30. Bird Lover’s Gift in a Jar
What could be the best holiday gift to a bird lover if not this DIY gift in a jar filled with birdseed and a beautiful bird and nest topper attached to the lid? It’s a unique and aesthetically pleasing gift for everyone who loves birds and nature a lot!
31. Mint in a Jar
32. Peppermint Mocha Java Jar
33. Date in a Jar
This gift in a jar idea is probably the most clever gift to give to someone very close to your heart.
Everything in this jar involves cute things about a date. Any concept will do as long as it’s sincere and sweet.
34. Cupcake Gift Jar
35. Bulb Mason Jar Gift
With this DIY project, you’re making people get closer to nature even more!
36. 52 Things A Year in a Jar
On Christmas, show your loved ones how much they mean to you with these gifts in a jar idea.
37. Movies & Popcorn Mix in a Jar
For all the movie lovers you know, here’s a jar loaded with cinnamon popcorn mix to make the perfect snack for a stay-at-home date night. This popcorn mix in a jar is inexpensive and very accommodating!
38. Miniature Golf in a Jar
39. Homemade Salsa in a Jar
This tasty jar of salsa makes a delicious gift for all foodies out there. Not to mention, this is not too costly and easy to prepare.
Just be ready with a bag of chips when everyone calls for a movie night.
40. Hugs and Kisses in a Jar
41. Gingerbread Playdoh in a Jar
42. Salty Caramel Sauce in a Jar
This rich and creamy caramel sauce is great for dipping apples into during the crisp winter months, making it a perfect gift this holiday season. Simple homemade gifts like these are simply the best.
43. Christmas Treat Jar
44. Lavender Bubbling Bath Salts
These soothing bath salts make a fantastic gift idea this holiday! With a calming lavender scent, your friends will love this simple yet awesome gift in a jar.
45. Vegetarian Soup Mix in a Jar
46. Peppermint Fudge Cupcake in a Jar
Scoop up this three-layer taste of heaven—cupcake, ganache, and frosting. Decorate and dress up the jars any way you want to and they’re set for giving! This delicious fudge will truly wow your family and friends.
47. Just Marshmallows in a Jar
48. Homemade Bath Bombs Gift in a Jar
These pretty simple and fun DIY bath bombs are such great gifts to put in a jar that your friends can use over a period of time. Including a set of instructions to use these bath bombs would also be great.
49. Tea Time Mason Jar
50. Herb Candles in a Jar
Or, light up these gifts in a jar when they’re enjoying some quiet time in the bathtub.
51. Reindeer Noses Mason Gift in a Jar
52. Homemade Apple Butter
This apple butter fix will tease your taste buds. A delightful and sweet gift idea for everyone who loves apple and fall season.
53. Aromatherapy Vapor Shower Disks in a Jar
54. Herb Kit Gift In A Jar
It inspired me to include this herb kit in a jar on this list, I thought it would be a cute holiday present for anyone with a green thumb.
55. Mulled Wine Kit in a Jar
56. Beauty (Pampering) Kit in a Jar
Just put in everything like lipstick, mini lotion, sweets, and nail polish—all is set and good to go!
57. Homemade Cranberry Tealight Candles in a Jar
What a witty way to flaunt a tealight candle in your home! Everyone will definitely admire these homemade cranberry tealight candles, especially candle lovers.
58. Mason Jar Hot Chocolate DIY Christmas Gifts
If you are to give food gifts in a jar, why not something they can whip up themselves? Here’s everything they need to make their own hot chocolate—all in one jar.
59. DIY Lover Gift in a Jar
60. Car in a Jar Snow Globe
Watch this video from Tammi Craft for another Christmas craft using mason jars, this Christmas:
Remember, gifts need not be expensive. Like we always say, “it’s the thought that counts”. Also, customizing the gift you’re giving to someone makes it even more heartfelt.
It is why these gifts in a jar are perfect during the holiday season. They’re all cute, creative, and easy to make!
Which of these gifts in a jar ideas are you most excited to DIY and give away? Let us know in the comments section below!
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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on May 7, 2018, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.