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Treat the Man in Your Life to One of These Fun Gifts in a Jar

Gifts in a jar aren’t just for women. There are several easy DIY projects that would be perfect for any man in your life, whether you’re looking for a birthday gift, a groomsman gift, a stocking stuffer, or a special ‘just because’ treat.

1. Mixed Nuts in a Jar

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The old saying that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach is absolutely true. Give your guy something to snack on by filling a jar with homemade sweet and spicy mixed nuts. Mason Jar Crafts Love has the details.

2. Pork Rub in a Jar

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Men who love to grill will be thrilled to receive this practical gift in a jar. You can give the pork rub on its own or pair it with other grilling accessories to make a larger gift basket. Visit Cincy Shopper for the recipe and a free printable label to decorate your jar.

3. Mini Bar in a Jar

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If you have a large glass jar, assemble a collection of travel size bottles of your man’s favorite alcoholic beverages to make a mini bar in a jar. Head over to The Shabby Creek Cottage for the details.

4. Mason Jar Cocktails

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If assembling an entire mini bar sounds like too much work, a cocktail in a jar is an excellent alternative. Simply combine the ingredients for your recipient’s favorite cocktail inside a mason jar decorated with twine and a striped retro style paper straw. Head over to The Woot to learn more.

5. Golf Tee Jar


For a man who loves to golf, a decorated jar filled with golf tees is the perfect gift idea.  Penney Lane has the instructions for this simple project, which is suggested as a Father’s Day gift but could be adapted to suit almost any occasion.

6. Baseball Jar

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Decorate a Ball brand mason jar with baseball inspired graphics and a baseball topper, then fill the jar with tickets to see his favorite team for a gift that is sure to please.  Visit Mad in Crafts to learn more.

7. ‘Cleans Up Well’ Gift in a Jar

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Men like to be pampered too! A collection of travel sized grooming products in a jar makes for a special treat for the man in your life. The Gunny Sack has the details.

8. The Perfect Shave in a Jar

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Homemade shaving cream in a decorated mason jar paired with a shaving brush and a nice razor is a luxurious little treat for the sophisticated man who appreciates a close shave.  Visit Creative Ramblings to learn how to complete this easy DIY gift in a jar idea.

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