DIY Valentine’s Day Gifts in Jars

Forego the pricey chocolates and create something truly special for your someone special this year

Make a glittery Mason Jar votive candle holder for your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day.

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and you may be scrambling to finalize your plans or pick out the perfect gift. Whether you’ll be celebrating with a sweetheart, friends or family, Valentine’s Day is about letting loved ones know you care and it can go way beyond flowers and chocolates. This year, we’re sharing some of our favorite homemade gift ideas sure to impress anyone, even Cupid.  So forego the pricey chocolates and create something truly special for your someone special this year.

Mason Jar Crafts Love

First up are these Valentine Heart Jars. Super simple and endlessly versatile, you could give these jars alone as a gift or fill them with other personalized treats for your valentine. Feeling extra creative?  Play with the order of colors or even experiment with different sized and colored hearts! Don’t forget the clear coat sealant to lock in your artwork!

Mini Baker

Does your sweetie have a sweet tooth? Step up your game with these homemade strawberry cakes in jars! Absolutely adorable and definitely impressive looking, these treats are just as delicious as they are cute. Baked separately and then stacked in Kerr® half pint jars, these are perfect to bring to a Valentine’s Day dinner spent with friends or even to pass around at the office. Just don’t forget to make one or two extras for yourself.

Mason Jar Crafts Love

How about these homemade mason jar votive holders? Select your paint colors of choice and go crazy with glitter! Finish these off with a ribbon or bow and then package with a couple of scented candles for your loved one to start with. Not a fan of live flames? Battery candles will work just as well!

Make Something Mondays!

Last but not least, another sweet treat idea! A step up from other hot chocolate jar mixes, these Mason Jar Hot Chocolate Gifts fit perfectly in Ball® pint jars and are filled with heart shaped sprinkles and wrapped up with a decorative ribbon. Just don’t forget the marshmallows!

What are you planning with your valentine this year? Share with us on social @BallCanning!


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