We love Mason jar gifts! They are so economical and always make fun, personal and yet striking gifts. So for this Christmas, may we suggest one of the following gift ideas.
It’s no secret that we love giving mason jar gifts around here.
With so many fun ways and variations, it’s no wonder.
Today we are showing you tons of fun ideas for mason jar gifts this Christmas season.
Table of Contents
- DIY Mason Jar Gifts for Christmas
- Friendship Soup in a Jar
- M&M Cookie Mix in a Jar
- Painted Mason Jars filled with Goodies
- DIY Stove Top Potpourri Mix
- Mason Jar Lid Ornaments
- DIY Poinsettia Mason Jar
- Shimmering Bath Salts
- Smore Mix in a Jar
- DIY Russian Tea Gift with Personalized Photo
- Apple Cider Spice Mix
- Stacked Snowman Mason Jar Gift
- Espresso Cocoa
DIY Mason Jar Gifts for Christmas
Here are some of our favorite ideas for using mason jars as Christmas gifts.
Friendship Soup in a Jar
Nothing says friendship, more than friendship soup mix in a jar.
The idea behind friendship soup is an Amish tradition of sharing your favorite homemade recipes in a way that your friends and loved ones can enjoy in their own homes.
It’s a sweet gift that’s also inexpensive, but looks great and tastes just as good!
Our recipe even comes with a free printable with all of the instructions so gifting the soup is super easy with just the soup ingredients, a mason jar, and the printable Christmas tag.
M&M Cookie Mix in a Jar
Everyone loves cookies at Christmas time!
Why not try giving the gift of fresh homemade cookies!
Our M&M Cookie mix in a jar recipe makes it so easy to get fresh baked cookies at home in no time.
We even show you how to layer the cookie mix so it looks pretty and festive as a Christmas gift.
Who wants to give an ugly gift??
And, just like many of our other recipes in a jar it comes with a free printable gift tag that doubles as instructions!
Painted Mason Jars filled with Goodies
Another lovely gift idea is to give mason jars painted for Christmas.
This is a fun craft you can do yourself and serves two functions.
You can fill them with yummy treats and they make pretty Christmas decor your giftee can use year after year.
DIY Stove Top Potpourri Mix
Another fab Christmas gift idea is giving a handmade stove top potpourri gift.
This is actually way easier to make than it sounds.
Simply dry a few pieces of fruit, add in some seasonal spices like cinnamon and nutmeg.
The gift receiver can then boil the ingredients on the stove top and fill the house with the smells of Christmas cheer.
Plus you can make several at a time so you can have several gifts to give to loved ones.
Our version comes with a cute printable gift tag too that you can place in the mason jar lid.
Mason Jar Lid Ornaments
If you’ve got a few extra mason jar lids lying around, why not make some cute DIY Christmas ornaments.
We’ve got a tutorial on turning mason jar lid rings into cute Christmas ornaments.
These wreaths are made by wrapping the lids with tine and adding buttons and ribbon.
Then they can be hung up on the Christmas tree, used as a gift wrapping accent or hung up on the wall in a set.
DIY Poinsettia Mason Jar
This DIY poinsettia mason jar is a super cute way to give a gift.
The Christmas flowers are made from felt and would add a cute touch of whimsy to any type of mason jar.
Fill it with goodies or one of the ideas above and you’re good to go.
Shimmering Bath Salts
This next Mason Jar Christmas gift is one of my favorites on the list.
It’s just so pretty!
These shimmery bath salts would make an excellent gift for someone who likes a bit of pampering.
Plus the Christmas theme is too cute. Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh!
Smore Mix in a Jar
This fun looking gift is a homemade smore snack mix.
It looks so colorful and cheery inside a mason jar.
What a fun and easy gift.
You can even grab the free printable gift tag over at the post!
DIY Russian Tea Gift with Personalized Photo
This is another fun gift idea.
Adding a personalized photo to your mason jar as a gift tag.
This Russian tea mix in a jar has a sweet gift tag made from a family Christmas photo.
Such a cool way to give out Christmas instead of as a holiday card.
Apple Cider Spice Mix
This is a fantastic idea!
Why not make a homemade spice mix to turn apple juice into apple cider.
Simply fill a mason jar with the homemade mix and you have a lovely gift.
They can use the mix to make apple cider or mulled wine.
The creator of this recipe suggests filling a mason jar with the homemade mix, and give as a gift with a pretty spoon and a bottle of wine or apple juice.
Stacked Snowman Mason Jar Gift
These adorable mason jars stacked into a snowman are so cute!
Fill the jars with treats like candy and hot cocoa mix, add a handmade scarf and top hat and your good to go!
The tutorial has lots of good tips for making this DIY gift.
This particular gift sounds amazing to me! But I’m a big coffee lover.
So espresso cocoa recipe is right up my alley.
This DIY hot cocoa mix is made with powdered espresso and has lots of yummy chocolaty goodness added in it.
You can follow the recipe and layer your ingredients in a mason jar and give this grown up hot chocolate to you’re own coffee lover in your life.