Movie Lover's Gift in a Jar

Malia Karlinsky
by Malia Karlinsky
Now showing: the perfect present for that movie lover in your life.... and it all fits in a jar. Great gift idea for Christmas or anytime, part of the 30 Christmas Gifts in Mason Jars Event!
This comes together in no time!
For a blockbuster sized gift, you need a BIG jar! I used this 1.5 gallon Montana Jar with Black Lid. You can get it online at Fillmore Container. It’s got lots of space so you can include as many movie themed goodies as possible.
Check out all the stuff you can fit in this jar: tons of paper popcorn bags, boxes of movie theater staples like Raisinettes, Reese’s Pieces, Milk Duds, bags of M & M’s, Peanut M & M’s, and Starburst, a jar of popcorn and three jars of popcorn seasonings and a gift card to AMC Theaters! Basically everything you’ll need to enjoy a movie at home or at the theater.
First, you’ll want to grab these Movie Lover’s Gift in a Jar Printables (on my blog, link at bottom of this post), including a jar label, tags, paper ribbon, a movie night invite and more! If you want to create a film strip paper bow like I did, you’ll need to three of these printed film strips and then two more for either side of the jar. Have scissors and glue dots handy.
First, cut out the jar label and affix to the jar with glue dots.
Next, place two film strips on either side of the front of the jar so they resemble ribbon.
To make the film strip paper bow, print out three film strips and cut them out. Glue two together, wrong sides facing. Then repeat. Make one of the double sided film strips into a circle shape, keeping it in place with a glue dot. Then fold the third film strip over the middle, trimming away and excess paper. Use another glue for to fasten. You can see how the final bow looks above.
Add the items carefully, conserving room for the big things in the middle.
You can fit a lot of stuff!
Here's the finished gift... I personally would love to receive this!
See ya at the movies!
Stop by to see 29 other amazing Christmas Gifts in a Mason Jar ideas. Honestly-- these ideas are great ANYTIME of the year!
Malia Karlinsky
Want more details about this and other DIY projects? Check out my blog post!
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  • Jen Jen on Jan 14, 2019

    Are your printables still available? The link to your blog isn’t working.

  • Jen Jen on Jan 14, 2019

    The link to your blog isn’t working to print the printables for the movie jar. Are they still available?

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