With these DIY Mason jar gifts and decoration ideas no need to worry about coming up with out-of-the-box ideas to decorate the house or gift your beloved ones.
Did the title trigger you enough? Am I really referring to these mason jars that get empty and you either throw them away or fill them with homemade spreads and condiments for later use? Yes, I am. And I am coming to you with 13 DIY Mason jar gifts and decoration ideas for Christmas. Therefore, make sure to keep some handy to decorate them together.
This Christmas, there is no need to worry about coming up with out-of-the-box ideas to decorate the house or gift your beloved ones. These DIY Mason jar gifts and decoration ideas will save you. Ultimately, you will draw an unforgettable smile on your loved ones’ faces as they receive their gifts, and build memories that you will cherish with them for a lifetime.
So let’s explore together some easy homemade home décor and gift ideas to DIY this Christmas. And do not worry about gift wrapping, I’ve got you’re back with these 10 creative art and craft ideas for gift wrapping.
Preparing the Mason jars requires 3 crucial steps:
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Whether you are looking for a decorative item for your home or a gift to offer to a friend, this Santa Mason Jar is a win. As mentioned above, start first by cleaning the jar. Next, you need to brush the jar with white glue or mod podge. Then use cut red tissue paper to cover the jar. Do not worry about the wrinkles, they will add a special touch once the glue is dry. Finally add the remaining accessories such as buttons and belts using black, white, or gold carton and Tada!
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If you are not in for Santa, then try to make this Snowman Mason Jar instead. The process does not differ from Santa’s one. Clean the Mason jar, cover it with mod podge then white paper. Finally add the decorative items: scarf, buttons, eyes, nose, and mouth.
After Santa and Snowman, let’s continue the set by making this Elf Mason Jar. First, start by making the collar of Elf cutting a red carton in a zig-zag pattern. Then, stick the collar using hot glue. Next, stick green buttons on the jar and finally add the tag with a personalized message by typing it using a twine string.
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For a festive season at its best, do not miss trying out these stamped Mason Jar luminaries. They are not only easy to make, but they are as well rewarding when it comes to adding a Christmas charm to your house. Using chalk paint, brush the mason jar with different layers, leaving it to dry in between. Then use your favorite stamp from stars, snowflakes, Christmas trees… Finally, add your final touch using a twine tie or a Carreau printed tie.
Staying on the Luminary front, let’s discuss making this faux snow luminary. After cleaning the Mason jar, try sticking a sticker with your preferred Christmas design, then cover the jar with mod podge. Next, sprinkle fake snow on top of the mod podge. Once the jar is fully dry, remove the sticker, add the final accessories such as a twine tie, or a pine cone, insert the candle and close the lid. Here you go!
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If you do not like faux snow, or you prefer chalk paint per se, then why not do these Mason jar Christmas candles. Initially, you will follow the same process as the faux snow mason jar with some alterations. Instead of mod podge, use chalk paint to cover the Mason jar. Also, you may wrap the lid with a ribbon or Christmas-themed tissue cloth to add a magical Christmas touch to your jar. Make a set of candles and add a perfect touch to your garden by illuminating your outdoor seating space.
With a wire, wrap the top side of the jars, side to side to make the form of a garland. Next, cover the wire with sprigs of fir. Finally add faux snow, or small stones to the jars and top them with tealight candles.
Hang the garland and light your garden with these Christmas DIY string lights.
This craft can’t get simpler. With a glue gun, stick trees, pine cones, train, or any other decorative item of your choice to the inside of the jar lid. Next pour fake snow inside the jar, turn the lid upside down and close the jar. Finally, flip the Mason jar and the snow globe will be ready. Want to make use of this snow globe? Check out this video on how to make a coffee table centerpiece using snow globe mason jars.
Another idea for Christmas centerpieces is this set of decorated Mason jars. Paint, decorative vinyl stickers, and flowers, you will end up with a magical Christmas centerpiece to decorate your dining table.
With chalk paint, cover the Mason jars with two coats, leaving the paint to try in between. Next, paste your chosen vinyl stickers be it drawing, letters…
Finally, finish off your centerpiece by inserting flowers in the jars. Here you go! Now you have a beautiful centerpiece in 15 minutes!
This craft does not differ from the Mason jar snow globe, I mentioned earlier. The only difference is the Mason jar itself. You can find many gadgets in the one-dollar stores to make your ornaments. And these Mason jars are not an exception. Follow the same steps to make the snow globe, then use a twine string to hang the snow globe ornament on your Christmas tree.
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I love floating candles. Don’t you? To Make these Mason jars with floating candles, add springs of rosemary to the bottom of your jars then pour in water until the jar is ¾ full. Next, pour cranberries into the jar and top them with the floating candles.
Back to painting jars. This decoration item is very simple. First, start by painting the jar with chalk paint. Choose the color that you want. If you are in for stamps, you can stamp the jar as well. Finally, add sprigs or your favorite greenery inside the Mason jar and place it over the shelf. And that’s it. How simple is that?
Oh! The reindeer, and poor Rudolph! If you are hosting a kids’ Christmas party, then these reindeer jars make the best idea for a return gift. Pour pretzels, or chocolate balls in the Mason jar, close the jar with the lid, place the eyes and red nose, then finally cut the carton in the form of antlers and stick them on the sides. You can decorate the jar with a ribbon or twine string as a final touch.
Don’t forget to check these 13 merry ideas for an elegant Christmas dining table décor if you are planning to host a dinner at home on Christmas Eve.