What To Do With Mason Jars For Gift Giving

Homemade jar gifts are especially fun to give at Christmas to teachers or that hard to buy for person on your list. They also make a great hostess gift for all of those holiday parties you will be attending! Since many of the mason jar gift ideas are for renewable items like food or soaps, they make a great gift for almost anyone. I’ll show you what to do with mason jars for the perfect gift ideas.

Not only are the contents of the jars fun and decorative, but you can also add some embellishments to the outside of the jars to make them especially eye appealing as they sit out on a counter or shelf. A quick and easy way to give any jar gift a little rustic feel is to simply wrap the top with burlap and tie it off with a few strands of raffia.

What To Put In Mason Jars

Here are some more easy mason jar gifts that you can make with a rustic twist.

Spiced Nuts

what to do with mason jars - nuts

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Here is a gift idea for spiced nuts. The warm leaf decor would cozy up any room, especially in the Fall. This would be a great gift to give someone hostessing a Thanksgiving meal. However, I think that this type of decor is timeless. You could even make it a bit more neutral by tying it off with some twine.


what to do with mason jars - granola

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Using your favorite recipe for granola, fill the mason jars and create simple neutral labels. The rough canvas fabric with iron on labels is perfect, especially with being tied off with the thick jute string.  The simple rustic design is still so eye appealing!


plantings in a mason jar

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You can’t get any more rustic than nature! This little herb garden is a gift that will keep on giving. Just tie a burlap bow around the neck of the jar and you are all set!

A Sewing Kit

sewing kit mason jar gift

Finally, if you know a sewer, this gift would be an adorable idea. I would love to have one of these just sitting on a shelf in my craft room.

All of these mason jar gift ideas would look especially rustic and warm if you use vintage mason jars.  The unique shapes sizes and colors that you can find help to make each gift unique. Do you have any ideas for what to do with mason jars?

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  1. I love the herb garden idea. They would look so pretty in a kitchen window.

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