DIY Candy Jars with Chalk Labels

Mason Candy Jar

I love Mason Jars!  I think they are so cute and so simple.

I know I am not the first person to use mason jars as candy jars or even to put labels on the front of them.  But I think they turned out so cute so I had to share!


I made these cute jars for my Bunco night when I also made Gift Card Boxes for my prizes.  You can see those here.

There are 3 tables and each table needs there own little jar of treats.

This is how I made them.

I had some scraps of Chalkboard vinyl left over from another project and used my Decorative Label Punch to get the 3 shapes.

Mason Candy Jar

The white one is the same as the others, I just didn’t remove the transfer paper before I punched it.  I wanted to see if it would make a difference.  It didn’t.  The shapes are small enough that you don’t need the transfer paper to transfer the vinyl.

I took off the paper backing and stuck it to my jar making sure it was straight.

Mason Candy Jar

Ta-Daa!

Mason Candy Jar

My daughter helped me write on the labels.  She thought that was pretty cool!

Mason Candy Jar

I found some scraps of pom pom trim ribbon and tied them around the bottom lip of the jar.
Mason Candy Jar

And screwed the ring lid on. 

The jars are cute empty
Mason Candy Jar

But even better when they are filled with goodies!

Mason Candy Jar

What do you put your candy or treats in when you have guests coming over?

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Comments

  1. says

    I absolutely love this idea. How creative and unique! Your jars turned out great!

    Found you from the linkup.

    Following you through email subscription!

    xo
    SEL
    growinglaughingandlovinginlife.blogspot.com

  2. says

    I love the mason jars and the labels. Great job. I would love for you to link this up to my Fall into Fall party that opens tonight at 8pm EST. Hope to see you there.

  3. says

    Katie,
    I LOVE this idea! Where did you get the chalkboard labels? I can’t wait to try this. Thanks so much for linking up to Creative Thursday. Can’t wait to see what you share this week! Have a wonderful week.
    Michelle

  4. says

    Where did you get those chalkboard labels or chalkboard vinyl? i have a wedding project to do & this would be the perfect solution for adding to the banner I am making. feel free to email me or pop over. your project is cute! I am having a fall link up too join in if you like @ DearCreatives.com

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