This Valentine’s Day Mason Jar filled with Valentine’s Candy is an easy DIY project and a special gift for those special people in your life.
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and this homemade mason jar filled with candy means so much more than a box of candy bought at Target or a card bought Hallmark that someone else wrote!
Your kids will be delighted to see this waiting for them when they wake up on Valentine’s Day morning! If you are looking for an easy DIY craft to make with the kids, take a look at our Valentine’s Day Heart Crayons. These are great alternatives for a non-candy Valentine’s class gift!
Take a trip to the craft store and pick up just a few key materials (and some red, white and pink candy of course) and you will be all set to make your See Through DIY Mason Jar!
But wait, we have something to top it off for you! We have a free printable gift tag, that will top off your gift and give it that extra special Valentine’s love (and all you have to do is print it off!

Mason jar painted with an XO on it filled with candy

 Hello Princess Pinky Girl readers! It is great to be here today! It’s Shonee from Hawthorne and Main here to share with you a simple Valentine’s day gift idea. Valentine’s Mason Jar Craft filled with candy.
I even made you a free printable gift tag to top it off!
This one is super cute and super easy!!

How to make a Valentine's Day Mason Jar filled with candy

We love Valentine’s Day at Princess Pinky Girl. Everything hearts and pink just make us giddy. If you are in the mood to bake, be sure to try our Valentine’s Rice Krispie Treat Hearts or our Heart Chocolate Chip Cookies.

These are both really easy to make and fun to do with the kids. See ALL of our great Valentine’s Day posts here!

How to make Valentine’s Day Mason Jars Filled With Candy

Supplies needed (affiliate links below):

Valentine's Day Mason Jar - an easy DIY Valentine's Day gift. Fill with your favorite red pink and white candy!

  • To start out I used my Silhouette cutting machine to cut out an X and an O. Each of my letters  measured 2.25 inches tall.
    (Note: If you don’t have a cutting machine, there are MANY other options. You can find cute heart stickers and place them all over the jar, you can get some vinyl paper from the craft store and trace a big “X” and “O” or “hearts” out and cut them free hand.)
  • The vinyl makes it really easy to remove from the jar! Get some here (affiliate)
  • Next tip the jar upside down and paint the whole thing. You can use chalk paint or spray paint. I also spray painted the lid ring red.
  • After you finish painting remove the vinyl or stickers.
  • I wanted this jar to look a little bit worn so I took some 400 grit sand paper and roughed up the edges a little bit.
  • After all of the paint was dry I filled the jar with some sweet treats and embellished it.

place vinyl or tape or sticker on mason jar

I made these Free Printable Tags to help them look super cute!

Free Valentine's Day Mason Jar gift tag printables from Princess Pinky Girl

(Click Here when you are ready to print)
 Print and cut out the tags. Use a puncher to make a hole in the tag and thread the bakers twine or ribbon through it.

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Cut enough fabric to cover the top of the jar. Tie the ribbon with the tag round the jar lid.

 What a sweet way to show love!
These are great for teachers, friends, neighbors and of course your sweet heart!

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Jennifer Fishkind

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Jenn is a mom to three beautiful boys, wife to an amazing husband, social influencer and blogger. I love all things easy recipes, easy crafts, all things hacks, traveling EVERYWHERE and feeding my Pinterest addiction!

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