We are wrapping up Craft Lightning today with this great book lover gift in a jar. This fun handmade gift idea is perfect for anyone on your list that loves books. This post is sponsored by Online Labels however all projects and opinions are my own. Also, if you have missed any of the Craft Lightning fun this week, we have been sharing holiday crafts that take 15 minutes or less to make. You can catch up with day 1, day 2, day 3, and day 4. Also you will want to hang with me all the way to the bottom of this post for our blog features today. For now, it is time to make this great gift in a jar plus download those free printables y’all!
To make this book lover gift in a jar you will need:
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- OL1186 labels in gold foil (these comes in tons of colors but I love the gold y’all!)
- Green Quart Mason Jar (green is not required but I do recommend wide mouth if you are going to add a gift card)
- Other gift items (these can include an Amazon gift card, small reading light, or anything else your book lover will enjoy that will fit in a jar)
- OL423 Post Cards
- Old book or vintage sheet music for the bow
- Hole punch
- Staples and stapler
- Free printable labels (download below)
Download the Free Labels
First, you will need to download your free labels for printing. You can do that by signing up for our email list below. The file will be sent to your email with both label files in a zip file. Just unzip the file to print both of the designs. Please note that these are for personal use only. Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have issues downloading or need commercial use files.
How to Make this Gift in a Jar
Start by printing the book plate labels onto the OL1186 labels. Remove the surround after printing then cut into a manageable size for inserting into the jar.
I also ended up making a free printable book lover gift tag to go with the gift. Print it onto the OL423 post cards.
These are actually perforated which makes the rest of this super easy. Just tear into four separate cards.
Then fold, punch a hole, and write a sentiment on the inside to your book lover.
I added my gift items to the jar and tied that gift tag to the top of my jar with twine. But I couldn’t stop there…..you knew that right?
I took some vintage sheet music in this case and made a paper bow for the top. You can use any old book you have on hand. I thought I would make a short video on how to make this great bow. Trust me….it is easy and quick to make!
Great right? I love this idea! You can of course use this idea with any paper so bookmark this for the future! Tape or glue the bow to the top of your mason jar.
This book lover gift in a jar is great for gift giving this holiday season. Grab a jar and get started on this idea today. Any book lover will love getting this as a gift!
Our features for today are going to knock your socks off! Who is ready for some quick and easy holiday craft ideas? Me too! One Artsy Mama is kicking things off with this adorable reindeer ornament.
Artistic Endeavors is sharing how to make this fun snowman snow ornament.
I am in love with these adorable succulents in a jar from Happy Go Lucky.
Whip up a batch of this peppermint sugar scrub from Mom Off Track for gifts this holiday season.
Next is a fun emergency kit bag from My Craftily Ever After that would make a great gift.
Fireflies and Jellybeans is sharing how to make these simple shell ornaments for your tree.
Jennifer Priest is sharing how to make placemats, napkin rings and more for her amazing table setting!
Our guest co-hostess this month is Aunt Peaches and she is turning leftover art into great Christmas ornaments. I love that you can do this with art from your kids!
Don’t miss any of the Craft Lightning fun by following along with our quick and easy crafts Pinterest board.
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