DIY Mason Jar Ideas for Christmas

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

Snowy Mason Jar
The perfect addition to your winter decor, you will need snow texture paint and pine cones to recreate these beauties.
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2. Silhouette Luminary

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.
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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

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

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.
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6. Reindeer Jars

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

Manicure in a Jar
Add everything you need for the perfect manicure including nail polish, nail files and polish remover.

8. Sparkle Jar

Sparkle Jar
Make a twinkling jar with Mod Podge and blue glitter.
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9. Snowy Jar

Snowy Jar
Epsom salt, painters tape and Mod Podge are used to make these wintery snowy mason jar luminaries.
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10. Minibar

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

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

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.
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13. Winter Scene

Winter Scene

14. Santa Scene

Santa Scene
Make a magical scene in a jar with the kids.
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15. Rustic Centerpiece

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

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.
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17. Christmas Diorama in a Jar

Christmas Diorama in a Jar

18. Christmas Vintage Scene

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

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

3 Snowmen

21. Mason Jar Snowglobe

Mason Jar Snowglobe
Small white balls string through fishing line make up the adorable snowing effect in this cute snowglobe.
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22. Hot Chocolate in a Jar

 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.
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23. Mason Jar Cocktail Gifts

Mason Jar Cocktail Gifts
These classy cocktials even come complete with their own mixers – what’s not to love.
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24. Festive Votives

Festive Votives
Fill mason jars with festive peppermint candies. Votive candles can easily be lit on top of the candy.

25. Snowman Mason Jar

Snowman Mason Jar
To make this snowman fill a mason jar with marshmallows and add trimmings.

26. Santa & Elf Jars

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!
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27. Mason Jar Christmas Characters

Mason Jar Christmas Characters

28. Christmas Light Jar

Christmas Light Jar

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