31 Fabulous Gifts in a Jar Ideas
If you enjoy giving homemade gifts, you are probably aware that gifts in a jar are not only for Christmas gifts. Just name any occasion where you need a gift and you can most likely find a filled jar idea that will suit the occasion.
Think along the lines of bridesmaid gifts, college student gifts, thank you gifts and housewarming gifts. Maybe you need a teacher gift or a new mother gift. As you can see, the opportunities are endless.
In this article you will find ideas for filling the gift jars: anything from cookie mixes, soup mixes and pies, to hand scrubs, bubble bath and sewing kits.
For the instructions to make this exceptional Valentine date night gift in a jar, go to Southern in law .
1. Sugar Scrub Spa Gift
There are two recipes for sugar scrubs, the Cinnamon Vanilla Sugar Scrub and the Sweet N' Spicy Brown Sugar Scrub. A great and unique teacher gift or bridesmaid gift. Find the instructions and recipes at Tidy Mom.
2. Owl Candy Jars
These would make great gifts for teachers, neighbors or anyone who loves candy. In other words, this is a gift anyone will eat up. You'll find the tutorial for this super cute filled jar craft at CLUB.CHICA CIRCLE.
3. Cowgirl Cookies
Everything that you need to know to make this yummy cookies in a jar gift is explained at Bakerella.
4. Hot Chocolate
A nice steaming cup of hot chocolate is always a welcome gift. You'll find the free printables and instructions at how does she?
5. Lemon Sugar Hand Scrub
I love the fresh smell of lemon, so this recipe looks especially good to me. See how this lemon sugar hand scrub is made by finding the recipe and instructions at instructables.
6. Spa in a Jar
A great gift idea for a bridesmaid, graduate, birthday girl or teacher. Go to The Gunny Sack for what to include in the jar.
7. Pie in a Jar
Because canning jars can be put in the freezer and in the oven, you can make pie in a jar. Find out how to make these pies by going to OUR BEST BITES.
8. Oatmeal Bath
There is nothing as soothing as an oatmeal bath. To make a jar gift of oatmeal bath, go to Davet designs for the directions.
9. Valentine Day Gift in a Jar
10. 365 Things We Love About You
An idea for Mother's Day, Father's Day or Christmas for mom or dad. A jar full of reasons why he or she is loved. See how this was made by going to The Princess and the Tot. Use this idea for any occasion for any one.
11. Bath Fizzies
An attractive and thoughtful gift. Martha Stewart has the instructions for these bath fizzies.
12. Cookies For Santa
Santa, and everyone else will enjoy the cookies made from a cookies in a jar gift. You'll find the instructions and recipe at Make It Do.
13. Bath Salts
Save unique bottles to use making these bath salts as gifts. Go to my own ideas for the bath salt recipe.
14. Sunshine Cookies
Surprise a teacher or co-worker with an appreciation gift of cookies in a jar. Find the instructions at eat at Allie’s.
15. Salted Caramel Sauce
Imagine wrapping a jar of salted caramel sauce, two red apples and two green apples in a clear bag to present as a gift. RECIPE girl gives pictured instructions.
16. Homemade Vanilla Extract
One of the nicest gifts you can give someone that likes to cook or bake, is homemade vanilla extract. Find out how to make it by going to the Homemade Gifts Made Easy site.
17. Beefy Bean Soup Mix
Although soup is good any time of year, it seems to go best during the winter months. Make and give jars of beefy bean soup mix, you'll find the directions at Delish.
18. Pamper Yourself
Another great idea to show someone how much you appreciate what they do for you. Find the instructions for making this gift in a jar at The frugal Girls.COM.
19. Spiced Tea
This spiced tea is so delicious and anyone would appreciate a jar of it. Find the recipe at Sing FOR YOUR SUPPER.
20. Marinated Mushrooms
I know folks that would really appreciate a gift like this. This is an especially nice gift for someone that has everything. This is a homemade gift that is one of a kind because it is made by you. Find the recipe for making this great gift in a jar at Lavender and Lovage.
21. Mexican Hot Cocoa Mix
You'll find the recipe and instructions for this gift in a jar at Craft Night With Stacy.
22. Montreal Steak Spice
A great gift for dad or anyone who like to barbeque. Go to AllFreeCrafts.com for a list of the ingredients and instructions.
23. Curried Lentil Soup
A perfect one of a kind gift. Find the recipe and instructions at Good Housekeeping.
24. Punk Rock Cookies
Have the kids help when making gifts in a jar. They'll see how satisfying it is to make, rather than buy, gifts. Go to the POST PUNK KITCHEN site for the instructions.
25. Christmas in a Jar
Don't you just love the aromas of Christmas baking? Share that aroma with others by gifting them with this Christmas in a jar gift. You'll find the recipe at Happiness Is. You'll be happy to know that included are printable labels.
26. Sweet Ginger Skin Polish
A beautiful way to show your mom or sister in law how much you appreciate them. Go to my own ideas to see how this great gift is made.
27. Bubble Bath For the Bridesmaids
Think how special the person you gift this to will feel when they find out you made it for them yourself. Find the instructions for making this bubble bath at Best Bib and Tucker.
28. Ginger Citrus Simmering Spices
Just the appearance of this jar of spices would enhance a kitchen counter. This gift would be well received by any or all your friends. See how to make this gift in a jar at Tattered Sisters.
29. Spiced Tea
You'll have some happy friends who receive this thoughtful homemade gift. You'll find a great recipe for spiced tea on the SASSY & SWEET site. Make your own labels or purchase labels in the scrap booking section of the craft store.
30. Hot Chocolate Snowman
If you make crafts for a craft fair, you can be sure that these would sell great. Not only are they filled with the making of hot chocolate, they could be lined up as Christmas décor in the kitchen (if they last that long.) The tutorial for making this snowman and the filling is found at The DIY mommy.
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