13 February 2016

DIY Candy Jar

Happy Valentine's Day!  

I sure hope that you are celebrating this day of love with those dearest to your heart.

Just in case Valentine's Day has crept upon you and you need a quick little something to 

give to one of  the loves in your life here is a snappy DIY project.

Choose the fabric and embellishments of your choice, and with simplicity being  the key for 

this project,  you will be able to have these decorated jars and lids finished in 30 minutes or 


Items needed for this project~

1. M&M's
2. Pint size mason jars
3. Ribbon, rick-rack, scrap fabric, buttons
4.Pinking shears
5.Hot glue gun

Fill jars with candy.
Cut fabric approximately into 6 x 6 inch squares with pinking shears, place fabric on top of jar.
Place lids on jars.
Hot glue ribbon or rickrack on metal ring.
Hot glue buttons or any other embellishment on top of fabric and on jar.

Presto, you have a DIY candy jar.

These were some of the little treats that I tucked in those easy DIY Valentine Bags.

Wishing you and yours a very special and loving Valentine's Day.

With love,

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Jemma's home is a quiet spot nestled among the trees. You might find me writing, reading, or puttering in my Greenhouse, tweaking a recipe, crafting a wreath or loving on my grands. Always living with a grateful heart.


  1. Now THAT, is sweet.

    Don't you just love those quick expressions of love that you can make on the quick? And you sweetest friend, are you enjoying yourself? I AM LOVING THE WEEKEND so far and it's only 6:30am! HAHAHAHHAHA

    Much love to you! Anita

  2. Dear Jemma,
    Happy Valentine's Day!
    Much love ... Dorothea

  3. Super sweet! Happy Valentine's Day!

  4. Hi Jemma, just too sweet and certainly special. Darling little gift with a huge impact anyone would love to receive. Thank you for sharing. Wishing you a Happy Valentine's Day with those you love!! xo

  5. These are really cute, Jemma. I did something similar when I gave away spiced nuts at Christmas but the color M&Ms are so especially cheerful! Happy Valentine's Day!

  6. Very cute! Happy Valentine's Day!

  7. Hello Jemma, what a cute idea for a Valentine's Day Gift! Happy Saturday, enjoy your weekend. Happy Valentine's Day to you and yours!

  8. That is the sweetest idea! :) Love the cute fabric. Happy Valentine's weekend!

  9. Cute candy jars...
    Happy Valentine's Day, Jemma!

  10. Those are so cute! Happy Valentine's Day!

  11. Hi Jemma,
    These are just the most delightful little Valentine's Day gifts! Very sweet! Fun to give and receive!!!! Love them!

  12. Hello! !
    I look forward to always nice blog.
    Today 14 days in Japan "HARU ITIBAN" visited.
    This language is that of the wind to inform the spring in Japan.

  13. Quite adorable and always fun to receive these gifts. Happy Valentine's Day sweet Jemma. xo

  14. These are so cute!! They would definitely make a cute gift!
    Thanks so much for sharing and for visiting me!!


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