Make Your Own Unique Gifts in a Jar

Hey, you crafty thing. You know some of the best gifts you’ve ever received are the handmade ones. So why not give easy jar gifts you can make yourself? Share a little happiness with these DIY jar gift ideas for your neighbors, co-workers, and even your child’s teacher. Grab and fill your Mason jars and Ball jars, then personalize free customizable design templates on Avery Design & Print and print on Avery Labels and Avery Tags. Print them yourself—or have Avery WePrint™ print them for you. Check out these DIY jar gifts and spread some holiday cheer!

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Cocoa Gifts in Jar

What you’ll need: Cocoa Mix + Favor Jars + 1-1/2” Round Labels (8293) + Baker’s Twine

Single-serving cocoa favors make the perfect on-the-go winter drink gift in a jar. Jar gift recipes make it easy to put together these DIY Mason jar gifts (or Ball jar gifts) using simple, non-perishable ingredients. The perfect jar gift for friends! Add a personalized touch with customized labels to your drinks in a jar to express warm winter wishes. Ready to gift one at a time or bundled up as a set, you might want to make extra homemade gifts in a jar to give to everyone on your list.

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Mani-in-a-Jar for Their Mistletoes

What you’ll need: Nail Polish + File + Clippers + Jar + 2” Round Labels (22807) + 1-1/2” x 2-1/2” Oval Labels (22814)

This cute DIY jar gift is an all-in-one kit that makes it easy for your jet-setting recipient to take along on all their holiday travels. Another idea—fill with travel-sized health and beauty products so they’ll look good when they’re on the go. These Mason jar gifts are thoughtful Christmas jar gift ideas for anyone hard to shop for, because every part of the jar gift is useful—even the jar itself.

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix in a Jar

What you’ll need: Cookie Mix + Jar + 2-1/2” Round Labels (22830) + Printable Tag (22802)

Winter is long, and the holidays are short. This yummy jar gift makes it easy for your recipient to whip up a batch of chocolatey goodness anytime, and keep the holiday vibes going even after the festivities are over. Putting together this practical gift in jar is easy and versatile—in addition to creating their favorite cookie recipe in a jar (or other jar gift recipes), other delicious ideas include spinoffs such as brownie mix in a jar, soup in a jar or just sweet and simple candy in a jar.

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Check out our reference guide to see which labels fits on your jar.