DIY Snowman Mason Jar Craft Idea for Christmas Decor & DIY Gifts

9 Materials
$10
20 Minutes
Easy

This easy mason jar project makes a cute craft for gifting food gifts this Christmas. Learn how to make this winter DIY snowman mason jar gift for friends, family and teachers this holiday season. Then reuse the jar later for DIY holiday home decor throughout winter. Alternately, you can fill it with mini Christmas ornaments, small pinecones or a terrarium for easy holiday home decor.

This mason jar craft project is super quick and easy! Plus it looks great. What better than to gift a darling jar of holiday treats? Learn how to decorate a mason jar to hold an array of homemade gifts such as white chocolate covered pretzels, cookie mixes and more!


You can find the full tutorial for my snowman mason jar craft project here. (I also tell you how to make easy white chocolate covered pretzels to tuck inside. And there are free printable Merry Christmas gift tags. So don't forget to hop on over!)

Start with an empty mason jar. Remove the lid from the jar.

You can now decorate your mason jar to look like a snowman. Begin by painting the lid to the mason jar black.

While the paint dries, glue a series of three red buttons onto the front of the mason jar.

Print out the free printable Merry Christmas gift tags here for your snowman mason jar craft. (I printed mine onto cardstock.) Then use twine to the tie the gift tag onto the decorated mason jar.

Your DIY snowman mason jar is now ready for its new home! Everyone loves to receive food gifts. (Just be sure your recipient doesn't have food allergies.) I love gifting these not just to teachers, friends and family but to neighbors and coworkers as well!

Once the paint and the glue for the buttons have dried, fill the jar with white chocolate covered pretzels or any other gift of choice. Alternately, to use the jar as holiday home decor, simply fill it with mini Christmas ornaments or pinecones. Or even small seasonal holiday toys.


Then screw the lid onto the mason jar. Finally, tie a ribbon around the mason jar into a bow.


(You can easily make chocolate covered pretzels by melting baking chocolate in a double boiler. Then simply dip the pretzels one by one into chocolate and place onto parchment paper. Once hardened, they are ready to be packaged in an airtight container.)

Any price and availability information displayed on [relevant Amazon Site(s), as applicable] at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of this product.
Hometalk may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page. More info

Top Hometalk Projects

The Easiest Ways to Grow a Bumper Crop of Tomatoes
15 Fabulous Fire Pits For Your Backyard
11 Unexpected Ways to Use Spices in Your Home
No Way! These Pops of Color Were Made With Dollar Store Items!
21 Totally Terrific Things You Can Do With Doilies
15 Kitchen Updates Under $20
15 Amazing Ways To Get Your Patio All Ready For Summer
11 Unexpected Ways to Use Spices in Your Home
21 Totally Terrific Things You Can Do With Doilies
Gardeners: Copy These 28 Stunning Ways To Display Your Plants
30 Reasons We Can’t Stop Buying Michaels Storage Crates
29 Of The Best DIY Mirror Projects Ever Made
16 Creative Ways To Upcycle Pallets
15 Kitchen Updates Under $20
15 Genius Curtain Ideas To Instantly Upgrade Your Space
Rebecca D. Dillon

Want more details about this and other DIY projects? Check out my blog post!

Go

Have a question about this project?

Join the conversation

Your comment...