12 gorgeous Christmas crafts you can make with a mason jar

As the holiday season approaches, there's a certain charm in adding a touch of DIY magic to your home decor. Mason jars, with their rustic appeal and versatile nature, make for the perfect canvas to create stunning Christmas crafts. Whether you're looking to adorn your holiday table, give thoughtful handmade gifts, or simply infuse your living space with festive cheer, we've gathered a delightful collection ofgorgeous Christmas crafts that can be crafted using mason jars.
From twinkling lanterns to whimsical snow globes, these crafts are not only a joy to create but will also fill your home with the warmth and beauty of the holiday season. So, roll up your sleeves and get ready to embark on a creative journey that will make your Christmas celebrations truly special.
1. Christmas luminaries
This DIY luminary gives the "wow" factor to your home. Feel free to personalize the sparkling creation to your own taste and style. String lights are used to light it up, and you can create any scene you want! Arrange completed luminaries on an end table or as a centerpiece and in no time at all, your home will be lit up and shining for the season.
2. Christmas snow globes
A simple mason jar, a little water and glitter go a long way when combined with a tiny tree-land design. It doesn’t take much to transform a sealed mason jar into a small wonderland of glittering snowfall. Easy to make and fun to shake, a Christmas mason jar snow globe will give your spirit a holiday lift with every upside-down turn. Get the full tutorial here.
3. Christmas jute mason jar
Place finished jars onto a table as part of a centerpiece or fill them with small ornaments, twinkle lights or pine cones and line them up on a mantel. You don't have to know how to crochet or knit for this simple jute DIY project. Get the full tutorial here.
4. Snowy mason jars (h/t A Pumpkin & A Princess)
Give mason jars a gleaming, snowy look with this DIY project. There are many possibilities to use them from table centerpieces to outdoor decor or gift-giving.
5. Metallic-wire wrapped mason jars (h/t Cherished Bliss)
This mason jar craft adds a touch of plaid and metallic wires. Pair with rustic pine cones and some Christmas floral stems. You'll have a little mini Christmas tree that you can put on your dining table or fireplace mantel.
6. Holiday candle jars
Candles keep your holiday ambiance cozy and can also be a lovely way to give simple holiday favorites new life. This DIY project takes a tasty turn as you combine peppermint candies with multipurpose mason jars to craft a charming holiday candle. Adding a touch of peppermint oil allows for a delicious scent to accompany the warm glow. Get the full tutorial here.
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7. Aqua snowflake mason jars (h/t Ka Styles)
If you are looking for a floral, peaceful design, this DIY is for you! We are obsessed with this mason jar trio! Aside from the mason jar, you'll need acrylic paint and a snowflake stencil.
8. Christmas sweater jar (h/t It All Started With Paint)
This DIY offers a cute and creative way to gift Christmas treats, such as little candies and cookies. It looks so cute, and it's easy to make.
9. Lid ornaments
When it comes to putting a personal touch on the Christmas tree, a mason jar lid and some paint transform a canning accessory into a memorable snowman keepsake you’ll treasure long after Christmas is gone. This DIY project incorporates easy to find extras from the outdoors and inside and even gives you the option of choosing a colorful scarf to finish off the ornament. Decorate the tree with a customized, wintery look this year by giving a mason jar lid a renewed ornamental purpose. Get the full tutorial here.
10. Soap dispenser (h/t Mad in Crafts)
Guests will delight when using this DIY soap dispenser crafted from a mason jar. They also make adorable hostess gifts. Fill the empty container with candy or holiday-scented soap.
11. Wreath ornaments
Create miniature wreaths using mason jar lids, which are suitable for decorating the Christmas tree or using alongside gift tags this season. Get the full tutorial here.
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12. Candy-cane style wreath ornament
If you prefer a candy cane style wreaths instead, check out the full tutorial for the project at Sadie Seasongoods.