20 Creative DIY Gifts in a Jar Ideas!


How to make homemade gift in a jar recipes just got a whole lot easier and more interesting! Gifts in a jar are typically easy, inexpensive, and best of all FUN! These gifts in a jar ideas include pictured tutorials on how to make gifts for women,sugar scrubs, cookies and hot cocoa in a jar recipe as well as homemade mixes in a jar that might surprise you!  These homemade gifts in a jar are the perfect gift – any time of the year.

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Here are amazing homemade gifts in a jar complete with recipes and lots of pictures so you can make them at home for your friends and family.

In a Jar Gifts


1.  Mom Emergency Kit in a Jar ~ Give Mom the gift of practicality this holiday season, or anytime of the year, really. Package it in a jar with the Free Printable Tag!


2. Movie Lover’s Gift in a Jar ~ This is a great gift idea for that person in your life that loves the movies. There are even free downloadable printables to embellish your jar. Score!

Food Gifts in a Jar

brownie mix in a jar

3. Brownie Mix in a Jar ~ This brownie mix in a jar has everything the recipient will need to make a delicious batch of brownies!


4. Chocolate Chip Snickerdoodle Pancakes in a Jar ~ This would make the perfect hostess gift or gift for someone that really loves snickerdoodles and breakfast. Delicious!

Recipes in a Jar for Gifts


5.  Chocolate Mug Cake (in a minute) ~ This mug is filled with what you’ll need (minus a few liquid ingredients) to make a chocolate cake in LITERALLY 1 minute. Awesome.

beginner sewing kit

6.  DIY Beginner Sewing Kit ~ Delight new sewers with the sewing kit in a Jar gift! Everything they need to get started is included!


7. Shower Bomb in a Jar ~ We all know that shower bombs are fun, but why not give the gift of a fizzy shower. These easy to make shwer bombs will clear up nasal congestion, too!

Homemade Gifts in a Jar


7.  Tea Time Gift in a Jar ~ The idea behind a tea gift in a jar is that you give your tea lover friend products they’d want to drink or use with their tea that would fit in the jar. It’s totally customizable.

new job gift in a jar

8. New Job/Going Back to School Gift in a Jar ~ You know how fun it is to go back-to-school shopping? Now you can make a gift in a jar with those fun supplies for a friend who got a new job or who decided to go back to school. Such a cute idea!

Jar Cookie Mix Recipes


9.  S’mores Cookies in a Jar ~ S’mores are always a treat, made into a cookie in a jar is even better. This is a great gift when on a budget!

butterscotch pecan shortbread cookies

10.  Butterscotch Pecan Shortbread Cookie Mix ~ Layer the ingredients to make over-the-top delicious short bread cookies perfect for gifting to a friend or neighbor.

Homemade Gifts in a Jar Recipes

Santa Mason Jar Gift

11.  Santa Mason Jar Gift {free printable} ~ Turn mason jars into festive Santa jars by adding a felt buckle and faux fur hat. They are quite versatile which makes them perfect for decorating your home or giving them as gifts.

Homemade Mixes In A Jar

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12.  Christmas in a Jar ~ Give the gift of the smell of Christmas in a jar. Makes a great gift for neighbors, teachers and friends!


13. Cinnamon Spice Muffin in a Jar ~ This gift in a jar can make a quick and easy breakfast on Christmas, or any day of the year.

Peppermint Cotton Candy Hot Cocoa Mix

14.  Peppermint Cotton Candy Hot Cocoa Mix {free printable} ~ This semi-homemade cocoa mix is a great holiday treat for the neighbors. Add some peppermint and cotton candy ingredients to powdered cocoa mix, attach the free printable, and you are good to go.

Homemade Gifts in a Jar for Women


15.  Pedicure in a Jar ~ Let’s face it, with the holiday preparation there’s not a lot of time to pamper yourself which makes this pedi in a jar gift the perfect one!  The jar is filled with the essentials needed for a pedicure, and it comes with a free printable label!

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16.  Spa in a Jar ~ A wonderful pampering gift in a jar perfect for a date night, Valentine’s Day gift, or new mother.  It really is perfect for any woman.  It’s filled with foot soak, hand scrub, lotion, hair mask, razor and pebble candles.


17. Peppermint Pampering Gifts in a Jar ~ This gift in a jar is filled with items like body butter, foot soak and sugar scrub and is perfect for peppermint lovers near the holidays!

Homemade Sugar Scrub

Peppermint Sugar Scrub

18.  Peppermint Sugar Scrub ~ Peppermint Sugar Scrubs are easy to make, package adorably and are good for your skin! Plus, they are the perfect holiday homemade gift! Here’’s an easy-peasy, Peppermint sugar scrub recipe that’’s perfect for gift giving this holiday season!

Coconut Lime Sugar Scrub

19.  Coconut Lime Sugar Scrub ~  Here is the perfect scrub for any season with fresh scents like coconut and lime! Using natural ingredients you’ll learn how to whip up a batch of this sugar scrub with this fabulous post! Place in a cute tub or jar print the included labels and you could even give it as a gift!


20.  DIY Mint Sugar Scrub ~ Store bought scrubs can be expensive! By following this tutorial you will be able to create a scrub that not only will not break the bank, but you’’ll love using! Package it as shown and it would make great little gifts as well!


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