10 Mason Jar Gifts You Can Give for Any and Every Occasion

Crafters among us love mason jars for their versatility. The once humble jam jar can be easily transformed into a cupcake, a candle and almost anything in between with some creative thinking and craft supplies. DIYers have placed a claim over these great little vessels, and they are the perfect portable, compact gift.

Next time you’re in need of a gift idea, try one of these mason jar gifts. There is one for practically any occasion.

1. Apple Pie in a Jar

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Everyone loves pie. This pie in a jar, though, takes it to the next level.

Personal portions are ready-to-bake and easy to freeze so you can make a stash and have them ready to gift. Get the recipe here.

2. Bath Salts

This is a super fun and easy gift to whip up and gift to someone who needs some pampering. Think teachers at the end of the year, a new mom or your BFF after a long week.

Get the recipe here.

3. Candles

Mason jar candles are ideal thank you gifts, hostess gifts, holiday gifts and more. Since they can be customized to the occasion, they are a great go-to gift idea.

Find the how-to here.

4. Caramel Apple Jars

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Use a mason jar to house all the ingredients for the perfect caramel apple, then turn it into the dipping jar by melting the candy in it and dipping your apple in.

Kids love these as party favors! Get the recipe here.

5. Cupcakes in a Jar

This is a great idea for a kids’ party favor, bridal shower gift or birthday celebration. Bake the cupcakes in the jar, cool, then frost and decorate with the attached fun stuff.

Get the recipe here.

6. Dinner Rolls

Chicken liver mousse with Hennessy and mason jar bread

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Give your table’s bread basket a personal touch with these individual rolls baked in a jar.

These are a great hostess or holiday gift and ideal for the new neighbor who doesn’t have time to cook yet. Get the recipe here.

7. Memory Keepers

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Mason Jar Crafts

A great way to capture memorable moments is to keep them in a mason jar. This makes a great graduation gift and something that can always be added to.

Find the how-to here.

8. Planters

Mason jars can make the most of your windowsill when converted to planters. We love this idea for a housewarming gift!

Find the how-to here.

9. Soap Dispenser

If you’ve got a friend with a DIY addiction, gifting this homemade mason jar soap dispenser is not only sweet, it’s inspiring.

Find the how-to here.

10. Stove Top Potpourri

Cranberry-orange potpourri is made and housed in a mason jar until it’s ready to simmer on the stove.

Find the how-to here.

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