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Holiday gift giving doesn’t need to be complicated or expensive. With these 20 Creative + Affordable DIY Holiday Gift Jars, you can make special and personalized Christmas gifts for friends and family without breaking the bank.
Plus, these gifts are so simple, quick, and easy to make, you’ll be able to spend more quality time with your family and enjoy the holiday season instead of stressing about gifts.
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Easy + Affordable DIY Holiday Gift Jars They’ll Love
PEPPERMINT SUGAR SCRUB [FREE PRINTABLE LABEL]
Peppermint is one of the most popular scents and flavors of the Christmas season, which makes this amazingly easy and affordable sugar scrub perfect for holiday gift-giving!
To make this scrub, just mix three ingredients – sugar (I prefer brown sugar for basic scrubs), Peppermint Essential Oil (I love this high-quality, affordable brand available on Amazon), and Extra Virgin Coconut Oil – in a wide mouth mason jar (for easy access), and you’re good to go!
From Mom 4 Real
SPA PEDICURE JAR [FREE PRINTABLE GIFT TAG]
Do you know someone who could use some serious pampering? Help them bring the spa home with this simple mason jar gift filled with pedicure supplies like a handy Amope Pedi Perfect Electronic Foot File, nail polish, polish remover, and more!
From A Night Owl
PEPPERMINT PAMPERING [FREE PRINTABLE LABELS]
Here’s another spa jar filled with DIY beauty recipes that will make your friends and your pocket book super happy!
From The Gunny Sack
HOMEMADE CRANBERRY CANDLES
Cranberries are the stars of the season and this super simple DIY gift idea. Simply fill a mason jar with fresh cranberries, pop a candle on top, and secure with the lid ring.
This jar makes a beautiful gift whether you leave it plain or embellish with a little rustic twine or a colorful ribbon. You seriously can’t find a gift idea much easier than this!
From The Simple Parent
HOLIDAY SPICE JAR
Conventional fragrances, including candles, contain dangerous chemicals that can harm your health.
Give the gift of safe, natural fragrance with this easy, sweet smelling gift full of the best scents of the season like orange, cinnamon, and star anise.
From Lil’ Luna
STOVETOP POTPOURRI [FREE PRINTABLE]
Here’s another natural potpourri gift idea they can simmer on the stove to fill their home with wonderful holiday fragrance!
From Delia Creates
MASON JAR SNOW GLOBE
Give the gift of nostalgia with this easy DIY snow globe made from a wide mouth mason jar, an old fashioned toy car, and some decorative snow.
ELF SNOT GIFT CARD HOLDER [FREE PRINTABLE LABEL]
Gift cards are a wonderfully practical gift, but they aren’t much fun to open on Christmas Day. Jazz up a gift card with this super fun DIY slime perfect for young ones on your list and the young at heart!
From Down Redbud Drive
BIRD LOVER JAR
Bird watching is a enjoyable and rewarding hobby, but buying seeds all winter can really add up. The bird watcher on your list will appreciate you acknowledging their hobby while offsetting costs with this easy and inexpensive gift.
From The Graphics Fairy
DOG TREAT JAR
I’ve always been a huge animal lover. In my family, our pets are family, so, of course, all the family pets are on my list.
Since store bought treats can contain dangerous ingredients, I like to make my own to ensure our pups get healthy homemade treats they’ll love!
This DIY tutorial shows you how to quickly and easily etch glass to make this thoughtful treat jar they can use for years to come.
From Decor and the Dog
HOLIDAY SURVIVAL KIT
The holidays are often stressful. Help your friends and family cope with these DIY gift jars filled with wine, Advil, gum, Chapstick, teabags or K-cups, and more to help them get through the season.
DOUBLE CHOCOLATE BROWNIE JAR
Speaking of holiday survival, this homemade brownie mix is sure to help relieve some stress this season.
From Room for Tuesday
CARAMEL CORN GIFT JAR
Who wouldn’t want to receive a tasty sweet treat for the holidays?
Give homemade Christmas cookies or something more unique like this easy homemade caramel corn. Simple flannel fabric tied with twine gives this gift some rustic holiday charm.
From Night Owl Blog
HOT CHOCOLATE MIX JAR
Give some comforting homemade hot chocolate mix in a handy insulated travel mug for a gift they can use all year long!
From Night Owl Blog
COOKIE CUTTER SET [FREE PRINTABLE RECIPES]
Here’s arguably the easiest gift jar yet! Just put some quality metal cookie cutters in a jar, affix a tried-and-true sugar cookie recipe, and you’re good to go!
From Yellow Bliss Road
TEA TIME JAR [FREE PRINTABLE LABEL]
Got a friend who likes tea? Give the gift of warmth this holiday season with this simple gift.
From The Gunny Sack
COFFEE LOVERS SET
Fill a jar with their favorite instant coffee or K-cups for a coffee lover’s dream gift! Tie a burlap bag filled with coffee beans around the top for a wonderful bonus.
The holiday season is a traditional time to enjoy some adult beverages. If you know someone who could use a drink to unwind this holiday season, give them one of these cute cocktail kits!
HOMEMADE MULLING SPICE
This homemade mulling spice blend is perfect for adding to wine or bourbon for a cozy winter treat!
From Hello Glow
SIMPLE GIFT JARS [FREE PRINTABLE GIFT TAGS]
These simple gift jars are made even more special with cute free printable gift tags!
From Simple As That
The countdown is on to get the perfect gifts to show friends and family how much you care. Cut holiday stress and make gift-giving so much easier this year with these 20 DIY Holiday Gift Jars they’ll love!
What do you think of this list? Have I inspired you to make any of these cute and thoughtful DIY Gift Jars? Please let me know in the comments below!