Mason jars have become hugely popular over recent years – and with good reason. Whether you want to fill an old jar with a muffin mix for your coworker or transform it into a magical Christmas scene or even make a luminary to incorporate into your festive decorating – the list of possibilities is endless. Take inspiration from these DIY Mason Jar Ideas which you can use in any area of your life.
1. Snowy Mason Jar
The perfect addition to your winter decor, you will need snow texture paint and pine cones to recreate these beauties.
2. Silhouette Luminary
Print the template for the silhouette from the tutorial and add santa snow to the inside of the jar to make these majestic luminaries. Add a tea light and enjoy.
3. Christmas Characters
Make adorable jars by transforming them into typical festive characters such as Santa, and elf or a gingerbread man. They will also make great little stocking fillers if you fill them with treats.
DIY Christmas Jars
We’re including this video by The Cozy Christmas Cottage to show you how they made their jars.
4. Candy Jar
Red and green M&Ms are added to a jar to create this jolly gift which would be great to give to friends or neighbors.
5. Muffins in a Jar
Adding the cupcake wrappers is such a great idea – so the recipient has no excuse not to make these yummy muffins.
6. Reindeer Jars
Turn jars into Rudolph by wrapping brown paper around the center, add googly eyes and a rod pom pom for the nose. The antlers are made with brown pipe cleaners and fill the jar with maltesers.
7. Manicure in a Jar
Add everything you need for the perfect manicure including nail polish, nail files and polish remover.
8. Sparkle Jar
Make a twinkling jar with Mod Podge and blue glitter.
9. Snowy Jar
Epsom salt, painters tape and Mod Podge are used to make these wintery snowy mason jar luminaries.
This is a great gift idea for any occasion – fill a jar with mini drinks and write mini bar on the top.
11. Spa Day in a Jar
Large wide mouth mason jar, filled with: cotton balls, travel sized nail polish remover, travel sized hand lotion, 2 mini hand sanitizers, nail polish, facial mud mask, eos lip balm, and a loofah!
12. Mason Jar Snowglobes
Let it snow with these easy to make waterless snowglobes. You’ll need to glue mini trees lid of a jar and then seal.
13. Winter Scene
14. Santa Scene
Make a magical scene in a jar with the kids.
15. Rustic Centerpiece
For a wonderful centerpiece, place four mason jars into a log and surround with Christmas garland. Add tealights and your table will look perfect for your festive meal.
16. Luminary Tray
An old pepsi crate is upcycled to create this wonderful winter arrangement. Fill four jars about half way with epsom salt to create a snowy effect. Votive candles in glass holders are then placed inside and add scented pine cones and garland.
17. Christmas Diorama in a Jar
18. Christmas Vintage Scene
Create this easy vintage Christmas scene using a mason jar, mini bottle brush trees, a toy car and faux snow.
19. Christmas Gnome
A large blue mason jar is filled full of Christmas with epsom salt for snow, white branches and a Christmas figurine.
20. 3 Snowmen
21. Mason Jar Snowglobe
Small white balls string through fishing line make up the adorable snowing effect in this cute snowglobe.
22. Hot Chocolate in a Jar
Give them the gift of cozy with this yummy cocoa in a jar. Simply layer the ingredients in your jar and attach the printable tag which includes serving instructions.
23. Mason Jar Cocktail Gifts
These classy cocktials even come complete with their own mixers – what’s not to love.
24. Festive Votives
Fill mason jars with festive peppermint candies. Votive candles can easily be lit on top of the candy.
25. Snowman Mason Jar
To make this snowman fill a mason jar with marshmallows and add trimmings.
26. Santa & Elf Jars
You’ll need red and green M&M’s to make these adorable festive jars that the kids can get involved with too!
27. Mason Jar Christmas Characters
28. Christmas Light Jar