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The Best Mason Jar Christmas Crafts

Boy oh boy, do we have a round up for you! We’ve combined two of our favorite things: Christmas and crafting with mason jars to inspire you to create your own mason jar Christmas crafts this month!

Mason Jar Christmas Craft Ideas

Although it’s true we love crafting with glass jars all year long, it’s extra special just around the holidays. There is so much inspiration everything from snowmen to elves, from baking to candy jars and terrariums to centerpieces; there’s no shortage of ways to repurpose glass jars.

So let’s get started! And tell us in the comments below, which one of these creative upcycling projects would you like to make?

DIY Festive Christmas Mason Jars

Some paint and a little bit of creativity goes a long way to completely transform a glass jar into a Christmas-themed craft. How adorable are these snowman and other holiday character jars?

Snowman and Elf Mason Jars
Save up your mason jars and make your own peak-a-boo painted snowman and elf!
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Adorable Christmas mason jars gift ideas . Handmade Secret Santa gifts under $10. DIY Mason jar snowman and elf tutorials. #masonjarcrafts
Stacked Snowmen
These stacked mason jar snowmen are actually filled with hot cocoa, mints and marshmallows. They’re adorable and hold the ingredients for hot chocolate.
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mason jar Christmas crafts snowmen
Mason Jar Lid Snowman
If you have piles of mason jar lids make this sweet mason jar lid snowman.
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Mason jar Christmas crafts snowman lid.
Mason Jar Santa
Turn your mason jars into a a Santa, reindeer and snowman.
Check out this project
mason jar Christmas craft Santa and reindeer.

Christmas Mason Jar Snack Jars

Although any one of these projects can be used as mason jar Christmas gifts; I especially love the idea of adding and gifting treats inside the jars.

Christmas Story Trail Mix
Fill a mason jar with trail mix and get the free printable nativity Christmas story to include in your gift.
Check out this project
mason jar Christmas craft trail mix.
Mason Jar Cookie Recipe Christmas Gift
Check out 5 quick and easy last minute Christmas gift ideas, including a cookie recipe in a mason jar.
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masn jar Christmas crafts cookie mix.
Felt Poinsettia Capped Mason Jars
This pretty felt flower adorned mason jar idea which would make a really nice last minute gift for someone.
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last minute DIY Christmas gift made from mason jar and felt fabric poinsettia

Mason Jar Christmas Decor

These tabletop centerpieces made from repurposed mason jars are all so pretty and cheerful.

Christmas Decor
This mason jar Christmas craft adds a rustic farmhouse touch to your decor.
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Mason jar Christmas crafts decor.

Christmas Mason Jars make the best holiday decor throughout the house. JUst look at these lovely centerpieces and glass jar flower vases!

Christmas Centerpiece
Line your table or your window sill with these pretty mason jar Christmas centerpieces.
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mason jar christmas craft centerpiece.
Mason Jar Centerpieces
Mason jars and colorful spray paint make these cheerful Christmas centerpieces.
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mason jar Christmas crafts centerpieces.
Christmas Vase
Add a music sheet to a painted mason jar to turn it into a Christmas vase.
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Mason jar Christmas crafts vase.
Glittering Candy Cane Mason Jar
Add a little sparkle to your holiday decorating with these pretty and colourful glittering candy cane Christmas decorations!
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Christmas Table Decor
This is an easy last minute Christmas table top decor idea using a mason jar and item you probably already have at home.
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Mason Jar Christmas crafts table decor.

Mason Jar Christmas Terrariums and Snow Globes

It can’t get much cuter than snow globes and miniature terrariums at Christmas!

Mason Jar Snow Globe
A snow globe that’s a simple craft for kids and adults to make.
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Mason jar Christmas crafts snow globe.
Olaf Snow Globe
This is a fun mason jar craft for any Frozen and Olaf lover, a snow globe that you can display all year.
Check out this project
Mason jar Christmas crafts olaf snow globe.
Mason Jar Mini Snow globe
Use a small mason jar to make this adorable Santa Claus snow globe.
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mason jar Christmas crafts mini snow globe.
Mason Jar Topper Snow Globe
A snow globe that fits on a mason jar lid leaving the mason jar empty for you to fill with treats.
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Mason jar Christmas crafts topper snow globe.

Mason Jar Christmas Candles and Luminaries

You’ll love these next few crafts where mason jars are turned into pretty candles and luminaries.

Mason Jar Luminaries
Flocking isn’t just for trees! Flock your mason jars to make these Christmas luminaries.
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Mason jar Christmas crafts luminaries.
Illuminated Snow Scene
Light up a sweet little winter scene in a mason jar.
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mason jar Christmas crafts snow scene.
Glitter Candle Holder
Use epsom salt and glitter on a mason jar to make this glittering candle holder.
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mason jar Christmas crafts candle holder.
Mason Jar Christmas Candle
Use fresh cranberries and pines to make a mason jar Christmas candle.
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Mason Jar Christmas Cookie Candle
Follow the tutorial to make your own mason jar candle, that happens to smell like Christmas cookies!
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Pepperming Snowman Candle
Make an easy white candle in a mason jar, then embellish with buttons and a bow tie to make it look like a snowman.
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Other Creative Mason Jar Craft Ideas for Christmas

Now these next few ideas are pretty brilliant…turn your mason jar Christmas crafts into an actual useful advent calender or into a fun I Spy Game to keep the kids busy!

Bible Verse Advent Calendar
Gift a bible verse advent calendar made with a mason jar, ribbon and a printable countdown banner.
Check out this project
mason jar christmas craft advent calendar.
I Spy Game
Make your own I spy game with beads and Christmas objects mixed in a mason jar.
Check out this project
mason jar christmas crafy eye spy game.

I’m so glad I’ve been holiding on to my glass jars through out year. You can never have too many Christmas mason jars lying around!

All Year Round Mason Jar Crafts

Here are just a few more ideas for other crafts you can make with glass jars! We recently made an outdoor wind chime; which we’ll share the tutorial for in the New Year. Additionally, we’ve used jars to make pretty chalky painted flower vases and bathroom canisters, BBQ seasoning mixes, candy jars and so much more!

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