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10 Fabulous Homemade Christmas Gifts in a Jar

10 Fabulous Homemade Christmas Gifts in a Jar

One of the biggest trends at the moment is giving gifts in a mason jar! Not only are they super handy for transporting, but they’re also cheap and look great. If you’re looking for a Christmas gift with a difference this year, then these Christmas gifts in a jar are for you… they’re inexpensive, thoughtful and just so fabulous!

brownie mix gifts in a jar

Brownie Mix

Most of us like to do a bit of baking over the silly season, so why not give a friend a jar of brownie mix... and then invite yourself over to eat them!

Chocolate Chip Cookies gifts in a jar

Chocolate Chip Cookies

These chocolate chip cookies in a jar make the perfect gift for that special neighbor, friend or teacher. Click here for the recipe and a super cute downloadable gift tag.

Bath Salts gifts in a jar

Bath Salts

By the end of the year we’re all ready to put our feet up and relax. Why not give a friend a jar filled with lovely bath salts for an extra special and soothing treat.

Money gifts in a jar


Lot’s of people like to give money as a Christmas gift (we know that it’s not very personal, but sometimes it’s the most practical gift!). So why not make it a bit more special and place the money into a cardboard roll inside the mason jar and then fill the outside with yummy M&Ms.

Cupcake gifts in a jar


We all know that a big part of Christmas is the food! Make a batch of cupcakes in mason jars for your Christmas dinner guests to take home with them.

Sewing Kit gift in a jar

Sewing Kit

If you’re looking for a practical gift, then a sewing kit in a jar is just the thing! Perfect for someone who is moving out of home.

Spa Kit

Spa Kit

Unfortunately the rush of the silly season means that there’s not much time to visit a day spa. Why not bring the day spa home with one of these cute spa kits. Fill the jar with soothing massage oil, moisturizer and hand creams for a relaxing gift.

Pedi and Mani Kit gifts in a jar

Pedi and Mani Kit

A pedicure and manicure kit in a jar is perfect for the lady who loves a bit of pampering! Pop in some nail clippers, nail file, hand cream and a gorgeous bottle of nail polish for a cute-as-a-button gift.

Cookies for Santa gifts in a jar

Cookies for Santa

If your kiddies aren’t already excited enough about Santa coming, then why not give them a jar of ‘Santa Cookies’ on Christmas Eve. You can make the cookies together and then leave them out for Santa.

Gingerbread Men gifts in a jar

Gingerbread Cookies

Pop gingerbread ingredients into a jar and tie a cookie cutter onto the outside with a bright ribbon. This is a gift that keeps on giving… because you get to eat the yummy Gingerbread Men too!

Have you ever made a mason jar gift?

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Baked_Christmas_Gifts_-_YouTubeRead: Make Your Own Christmas Baked Gifts – Blondie Jars and Gingerbread Cookies

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Read: 10 Fabulous Homemade Christmas Gifts for Teachers


Read: The Best Christmas Day Dessert Recipes

Lucy Mathieson

Lucy Mathieson

Lucy is a trained primary school teacher with a passion for baking. Lucy began her blog, Bake Play Smile, in 2013 and it has since grown into one of Australia’s most recognised food blogs. Bake Play Smile is all about fun, food and happiness. Lucy’s recipes have earned national acclaim through a number of awards and publications. She was a winner of the 2015 Best Recipes ‘Home Cook Hero’ competition in Super Food Ideas magazine, a Top 5 Finalist for the 2014 Mamamia Food Blogger Competition, a Top 5 Food Blogger on Every Recipe, and a Kidspot “Voices of 2014″ nominee.


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