5 Gifts in Jars

5 gifts in jars

5 gifts in jar

Forget conventional gift wrapping – gifts in jars are all the rage!

1. Stationary Jar

Get excited for school or work with the prettiest stationery jar!

Ideas for inside

  • large jar
  • printable
  • coloured paper
  • scissors
  • craft glue
  • washi tape
  • eraser
  • stamps and ink pad
  • oversized peg
  • ribbon
  • coloured pencils and pens

To make

  1. Organise your stationery and paper in the jar.
  2. Download the free label printable.
  3. Cut out the printable and secure it to the piece of ribbon.
  4. Tie around the jar.
  5. Close the lid and decorate with extra ribbon.

2. Baker’s Jar

Kids love to bake during the holidays, especially when everything’s handed to them… in a jar!

Baker's Jar

Ideas for inside

  • large jar
  • small rolling pin
  • measuring spoons
  • whisk
  • paper or silicone cupcake holders
  • spatulas
  • cookie stamp
  • sprinkles, 100s & 1 000s and silver ball shaker
  • printable
  • washi tape
  • ribbon

To make

  1. Arrange all the goods in the jar and close the lid.
  2. Print, cut out and glue the printable lid label onto the lid.
  3. Decorate with washi tape. Attach the whisk to the jar with ribbon.

3. Coffee Jar

This jar has everything the coffee lover in your life needs to kickstart their mornings!

Coffee Jar

Ideas for inside

  • large jar
  • printable
  • ribbon
  • coffee beans
  • rusks
  • biscuits
  • tea towel
  • jute string

To make

  1. Organise your goodies in the jar.
  2. Download the free printable label, cut it out and secure it to the ribbon around the jar.
  3. Tie the jute string around the neck of the jar.

4. Summer Jar

Get a friend or sister into the holiday spirit with a beautifully prepared summer-in-a-jar kit!

Summer Jar

Ideas for inside

  • large jar
  • ribbon
  • printable
  • sunscreen
  • summer read
  • bright nail polish
  • lipstick or lipgloss
  • sarong
  • deodorant

To make

  1. Fill the jar with pampering products.
  2. Download the free tag printable, cut it out and secure it to a piece if ribbon.
  3. Tie the ribbon around the neck of the jar.

5. Knitting Jar

Get a special friend hooked on knitting by helping them to get started!

Knitting Jar

Ideas for inside

  • large jar
  • ribbon
  • printable
  • skeins of wool
  • scissors
  • knitting needles
  • yarn needles
  • pattern

To make

  1. Fill the jar with your chosen accessories.
  2. Download the free label printable from, cut it out and secure it to a piece if ribbon.
  3. Tie the ribbon around the jar and slip through the knitting needles.
  4. Tie the jute string around the neck of the jar.

Download the labels!

Click on this button to download beautiful printable labels and match them to your gifts!

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Magazine issue date: Jan, 2014

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