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72 Thoughtful Diy Christmas Gifts in a Jar for the Most Memorable Homemade Gifts

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When you want to add a memorable touch to homemade gifts, try copying one of these fabulous ideas. Humble glass holders are perfect for making thoughtful DIY gifts in a jar, and they can be filled with all kinds of gifts in any theme you like, from Star Wars to Staying Warm Indoors, as well as a complete sangria kit, and candles which cast a snowy glow; plus, they can keep the jar to use again and again.

72 Thoughtful Diy Gifts in a Jar for the Most Memorable Homemade Gifts

Diy Tea Kit Gift Set in a Jar for Tea Lovers

Diy Tea Kit Gift Set in a Jar for Tea Lovers

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This is a thoughtful gift to give to any tea-lover in your life, as you can hand-pick the loose leaves you include, as well as flavored teas, honey, and a cute little infuser.



Diy Seasoned Salts

Diy Seasoned Salts

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Salt is an essential seasoning for many people, but you can make it much more interesting by creating three different seasoned salts and presenting them in a trio of glass jars.




Homemade Hot Chocolate Spoons

Homemade Hot Chocolate Spoons

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Half the fun of these hot chocolate spoons is watching them melt and swirl into the warm milk, while the sprinkles, candies, or marshmallows you’ve added will float around the cup.



The Best Homemade Apple Pie In a Jar

The Best Homemade Apple Pie In a Jar

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This is a genius recipe for giving someone an individual ‘slice’ of apple pie without the need for a plate – simply bake it right there in a mason jar, seal, and gift.



Diy Cinnamon Sugar Popcorn Kit

Diy Cinnamon Sugar Popcorn Kit

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If someone on your gift list is a real movie buff and therefore, by default, loves popcorn, put together this recipe jar which will let them make a delicious cinnamon sugar batch.



Red Velvet Cupcakes In a Jar with Cream Cheese Frosting

Red Velvet Cupcakes In a Jar with Cream Cheese Frosting

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These sweet red velvet cupcakes in a jar are a great alternative to the usual birthday cake; they look pretty, taste great, and even come with a cute printable tag to attach.



Homemade Mulled Wine Spice

Homemade Mulled Wine Spice

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Put all the ingredients of this mulled wine mix into a pretty jar and wrap it up with a nice bottle of wine as a warming winter birthday or Christmas gift.



Homemade Flavored Sugars in a Jar

Homemade Flavored Sugars in a Jar

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It’s so easy to make these pretty flavored sugars, which make a great gift for someone who loves baking, and they’ll look fantastic in clear stacking jars on their countertops, too.



Easy Chocolate Chunk Cookie Mix

Easy Chocolate Chunk Cookie Mix

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Use dark chocolate and pecans or walnuts to make this cookie recipe a little healthier, layer them in a jar with the rest of the dry ingredients, and gift with a recipe tag.



Diy Pork Dry Rub in a Jar

Diy Pork Dry Rub in a Jar

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Meat lovers and grill kings will truly appreciate this homemade gift of pork dry rub, which is super simple to make but will save the recipient bags of time.



Rich and Creamy Homemade Nutella

Rich and Creamy Homemade Nutella

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Now THIS is a game changer and will have your friends loving you forever – homemade Nutella! You’d better stock up on ingredients because they’re bound to be back for more.



Chocolate Energy Ball Mix

Chocolate Energy Ball Mix

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Treat someone who is diet conscious to some delicious chocolate energy balls with this cute gift idea – simply add all the ingredients inside a jar, and let them do the rest.



Homemade Grenadine Syrup

Homemade Grenadine Syrup

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Grenadine makes a beautiful addition to cocktails and mocktails, and it’s super easy to make – this recipe shows you how, using three simple ingredients, and even includes a free printable label.



Diy Potpourri in a Jar

Diy Potpourri in a Jar

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Potpourri can be used to capture the scents of the different seasons, and the ones featured here contain definite fall ‘flavors’, whether you simmer them or leave them in a jar.



Diy Infused Spiced Pear Vodka

Diy Infused Spiced Pear Vodka

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Pour vodka into a large jar along with pear slices, ginger, cloves, and cinnamon, and after 2 weeks of steeping you will have delicious spiced pear vodka to bottle and gift.



Diy Pumpkin Latte Sugar Scrub

Diy Pumpkin Latte Sugar Scrub

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Give them a warm autumnal glow with a jar of homemade pumpkin spice latte body scrub which uses coconut oil for soft skin, and spices and coffee to excite the senses.



Cranberry Hibiscus Simple Syrup

Cranberry Hibiscus Simple Syrup

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Add a whole new taste to tea with this homemade cranberry and hibiscus syrup, which can be made using fresh or frozen cranberries and hibiscus petals for a beautifully fragrant taste.



Homemade Granola Bar Mix

Homemade Granola Bar Mix

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Even health-conscious snackers can enjoy homemade treats when they have this tasty and wholesome granola bar mix in a jar – all they need to add is honey, butter, and vanilla extract.



Heartwarming Peppermint Hot Cocoa Mix

Heartwarming Peppermint Hot Cocoa Mix

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What could be more festive and comforting than a mug of hot cocoa? Treat someone you love to a jar which is layered with all the ingredients needed, including chocolate chips and peppermint candy.



The Best M&M Cookie Mix in a Jar

The Best M&M Cookie Mix in a Jar

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The cookies themselves look every bit as pretty as the layered mix in this delicious DIY gift in a jar, as the colorful M&Ms retain their colors as they bake.



Triple Chocolate Brownie Mix

Triple Chocolate Brownie Mix

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This mix makes superb, moist, and chewy triple chocolate brownies; all the recipient has to do is add butter, egg, and milk and slide them in the oven for a perfect pick-me-up.



Homemade Coffee Liqueur

Homemade Coffee Liqueur

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Coffee liqueur is one of those deliciously decadent drinks which can be enjoyed in cocktails, soda, or even hot coffee, and this recipe shows you how to make your own.



Homemade Mocha Hot Cocoa Mix

Homemade Mocha Hot Cocoa Mix

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Hot cocoa is comforting on any night, especially when it’s cold. Give someone a hug in a mug with a jar filled with the ingredients to make a creamy mocha hot cocoa.



Crockpot Apple Butter

Crockpot Apple Butter

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Give a gift of homemade apple butter and you’ll be giving the gift of comfort, because this delicious spread is infused with cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves for a wonderful fall-like flavor.



Diy Chai Concentrate

Diy Chai Concentrate

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This recipe will make enough chai concentrate for 4 cups of chai tea latte, and it’s easy to make at home using sugar, maple syrup, or honey and aromatic spices.



Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Mix

Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Mix

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Keep things healthy by giving someone the means to make these delicious oatmeal raisin cookies – simply layer the dry ingredients in a jar, and attach instructions for how to bake.



Salted Caramel Sauce in a Jar

Salted Caramel Sauce in a Jar

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Salted caramel sauce can be used for so many things (not least simply spooned out of the jar), and you can make a batch of this sticky loveliness using just 4 ingredients.



Gingerbread Cookie Mix

Gingerbread Cookie Mix

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There’s something so comforting about the smell and taste of gingerbread cookies, so why not layer all the dry ingredients into a jar as a gift for a special person?



Diy Double Chocolate Muffin Mix

Diy Double Chocolate Muffin Mix

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These jars look almost too good to use; they’ll add a beautifully festive air to the kitchen. Of course, baking the double chocolate muffin using the ingredients inside is even better!



Homemade Coffee Face Scrub

Homemade Coffee Face Scrub

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If you know a coffeeholic who can’t get going in the morning without a shot of caffeine, give them a jar of this gentle coffee face scrub which will wake up their skin as well.



Easy Homemade Vanilla Extract

Easy Homemade Vanilla Extract

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If you have a friend or family member who loves baking cakes, make them a batch of delicious homemade vanilla extract, but bear in mind it has to steep for 2 months first.



5-Ingredient Lemon Curd

5-Ingredient Lemon Curd

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Store bought lemon curd has nothing on this homemade version, which is utterly delicious but surprisingly easy to make, and can be jarred up as a thoughtful edible gift.



Caramel Vanilla Liqueur

Caramel Vanilla Liqueur

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Turn two cans of sweetened condensed milk into a delicious and decadent caramel vanilla liqueur by mixing it with rum and vanilla seeds, and decanting it into a pretty, decorative bottle.



Diy Orange Dream Bath Salts

Diy Orange Dream Bath Salts

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This jar of bath salts looks beautifully vibrant with its orange and white stripes, and the zingy citrus and comforting vanilla scents will make any bath time a mini spa experience.



Easy Hot Fudge Sauce in a Jar

Easy Hot Fudge Sauce in a Jar

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Most people love hot fudge sauce, and by following this recipe you can make your own and present it in a decorative jar for them to heat and eat at will.



Homemade Bath Bombs in a Jar

Homemade Bath Bombs in a Jar

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Follow the basic method for creating homemade bath bombs, and then customize them with scents, colors, and even glitters before adding them all to a pretty jar and giving them as a gift.



Ah-mason Birthday Gift

Ah-mason Birthday Gift

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This blog post offers more than 100 gift ideas for filling mason jars to totally customize your birthday gift, and it even offers a free printable gift tag for ‘ah-mason’ presentation.



Diy Cranberry Orange Stove Top Potpourri

Diy Cranberry Orange Stove Top Potpourri

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They’ll be thinking of you throughout the Holiday season when you give them a mason jar stove top potpourri, which will infuse their home with the beautiful scents of the season.



Melted Snowman Hot Chocolate Gift Jars

Melted Snowman Hot Chocolate Gift Jars

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This is such a fun idea to give as a last minute Christmas gift – melted snowman hot chocolate! Cute and quirky, it takes next to no effort but will really make the recipient smile.



Bread in a Bottle

Bread in a Bottle

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When you can’t give fresh baked bread, do the next best thing and layer up all the ingredients into a bottle or jar, and then add instructions and a pretty ribbon or twine.



Christmas In A Jar Mulling Spices

Christmas In A Jar Mulling Spices

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Capture the aroma of Christmas in a jar with this simple but oh so pretty gift idea, by adding mulling spices along with an orange, cranberries, fir twigs, and a free printable label.



Diy Hidden Gift Jars

Diy Hidden Gift Jars

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Let them think they’re only getting candy this year with this fun DIY gift in a jar, by hiding cash or a small gift inside a paper roll, which is hidden inside the candy.



Caramel Apple in a Jar

Caramel Apple in a Jar

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Perfect as party favors at Halloween, these candy apple jars are so much fun to both put together and make, because all the melting is done right there in the jar!



Mason Jar Superhero Banks

Mason Jar Superhero Banks

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Mason jars are perfect for filling with gifts, but with this DIY idea the jar IS the gift, and it’s up to the recipient to fill it and learn to save, too.



Lavender Bath Salt

Lavender Bath Salt

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‘Me’ time is always a precious gift to give, so how about making these soothing lavender bath salts which will not only detox the body, but relax the mind, as well.



Gift in a Jar for Scrapbookers

Gift in a Jar for Scrapbookers

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It’s surprising what you can fit inside a mason jar, and when it comes to scrapbooking, the items are so small that you can fit in a multitude of cute and useful gifts.



Pampering Gift In A Jar

Pampering Gift In A Jar

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Put together a pampering session in one handy gift by filling a wide-mouthed jar with face masks, lip balm, nail polish and any other essentials that you think she will like.



Peppermint Sugar Scrub

Peppermint Sugar Scrub

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This DIY gift in a jar is SO pretty, and perfect for the Holidays as not only does the sugar scrub resemble a candy cane, but it smells deliciously minty, too.



Bee Beautiful Beauty Gift Jar

Bee Beautiful Beauty Gift Jar

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This Bee Beautiful gift jar is simply stunning, and will be treasured long after the beauty products you place inside are gone. It could also be adapted to incorporate the Bee Kind philosophy, too.



Diy Hand Soap in a Jar

Diy Hand Soap in a Jar

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Tie a piece of twine around the neck of a mason jar dispenser and it will instantly add a rustic feel to any bathroom, especially when it’s filled with this homemade soap.



Bacon Jam in a Jar

Bacon Jam in a Jar

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Forget fruit, bacon jam is where it’s at, and this recipe will allow you to create the most delectable salty, savory topping that’s rich with maple syrup, brown sugar, and of course…bacon.



Sweet And Savory Compound Butter

Sweet And Savory Compound Butter

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These recipes show you how to make both sweet and savory compound butters like honey, and roasted garlic, but you can adapt the recipe to use any flavor you like.



Diy Warm Cocoa Bath Soak

Diy Warm Cocoa Bath Soak

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You probably already have most of the ingredients for this milk bath and cocoa bath salts DIY gift in a jar – just add Epsom salts, a free printable label, and a pretty bow.



Pick Me Up Jars

Pick Me Up Jars

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For a touching DIY gift in a jar, write or print uplifting or inspirational quotes on pretty paper and roll them up, ready to be read when they need a little pick-me-up.



Diy Mint Sugar Scrub

Diy Mint Sugar Scrub

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This sugar scrub is super simple to make, but whenever they use it they will think of you – add a drop of food coloring to make it a beautiful mint green.



Mommy Survival Kit In A Jar

Mommy Survival Kit In A Jar

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Give someone a handy jar full of things to make them feel a little bit more human by following the suggestions here, or adding your own pick-me-up ideas and treats.



Cocktails in a Jar

Cocktails in a Jar

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This is such a fun way to create a gift in a jar, and it’s something that any drinker will enjoy – their favorite cocktail ingredients in a jar they can drink from.



Crafty Mason Jar Gift

Crafty Mason Jar Gift

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Crafters appreciate lovely aesthetics, so decorate a mason jar with ribbon, twine, and paper, and then fill it with all manner of beads and other craft items for an easy DIY gift.



Pedicure In A Jar

Pedicure In A Jar

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Add everything she’ll need for an at-home pedicure – like polish, clippers, and foot cream – into a mason jar and then decorate it with a matching ribbon and homemade label.



Girls Weekend in a Jar

Girls Weekend in a Jar

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Get her set for a girls’ night in by filling a mason jar with all manner of sleepover-worthy gifts, like chapstick, chocolate, and a cute pair of pajama pants in her favorite color.



Sock Puppet in a Jar

Sock Puppet in a Jar

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If you want a DIY gift in a jar for the kids this year, take a look at this cute idea which allows little ones to build a sock puppet from scratch.



Homemade Soup Mix in a Jar

Homemade Soup Mix in a Jar

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This is such a thoughtful gift idea and perfect for snow days and low days; make just one of the soup mixes or all six, for the gift of comfort in a jar.



Star Wars Mason Jar Gift

Star Wars Mason Jar Gift

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This DIY gift idea comes with a free printable label to attach to the front, and instructions on how to create Star Wars-inspired jars which you can fill with candy or anything else.



Homemade Laundry Soap Neighbor Gift

Homemade Laundry Soap Neighbor Gift

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Help someone keep their whites whiter and their colors brighter by making them a batch of this homemade laundry soap, which can be scented with essential oils like lavender or orange.



Diy Dog Treat Jar

Diy Dog Treat Jar

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Of course, dogs love gifts, too, so make sure they’re included by making one of these cute doggy treat jars using sticky lettering and etching cream, and filling it with treats.



Sewing Kit in a Jar

Sewing Kit in a Jar

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Every household needs a basic sewing kit for mending and creating those little items of clothing; make one in a cute glass jar which even includes the sweetest pin cushion lid.



Movie Lovers Gift In A Jar

Movie Lovers Gift In A Jar

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Decorate a large jar with the free printables included here, and then fill it with all sorts of goodies to enjoy a movie with, like popping corn, seasonings, and their favorite candy.



Sangria in a Jar

Sangria in a Jar

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Sangria is such a sociable drink and brings sunshine to even the dullest of days. Take a large drinks dispenser and fill it with wine, fruits, mixers, and a cute wooden spoon.



Snowy Pinecone Candle Jars

Snowy Pinecone Candle Jars

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These snowy candle jars will cast a cozy glow no matter what the weather’s doing outside, and are pretty easy to do using magical snow texture paint, Epsom salts, and pinecones.


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