Bernardin for the Holidays – Gifts in a jar and more


Some of the best gifts come from the heart. Made especially for a special someone filled with love. Bernardin Canada has jars of every size to fill with recipes, candies, bath salts and more. This year I am filling green jars with red candies and chocolates wrapped in red wrapping all neat and pretty for teachers, bus drivers and other people I want to show appreciation to. 


To help inspire you all for last minute gift giving I have a round up of gifts and crafts in a jar. 


Homemade Lavender Bath Salts 

Painted Mason jars

Spa in a Jar

Santa candles

Mason jar card display 

Mason Jar sewing kit 

Pumpkin Pie Sugar Scrub

Snow Globes

Jute wrapped jars 

Pampering gits in a jar

Quick and Frugal Mason Jar gifts 

Treats for your puppy

Recipes and treats

Cupcakes in a jar

Mason Jar salads 

Nuts and Bolts snack mix 

Mason Jar Bread 

Gourmet Oatmeal cookie mix

Candy Cane Crush Hot Chocolate

Gingerbread M&M’s and Oatmeal Cookie mix 

Peppermint Hot Chocolate 

Crock-pot Apple Butter

Grab some ribbon and finish odd your gift in a jar with  beautiful bow and gift tag. 


Easy last minute gifts in a jar can include gum balls, chocolate covered peanuts, roasted peanuts, candy canes,  or gummy bears. You can also do stationary like paper clips, safety pins, rubber bands of various colour and push pins. Fun ideas for last minute gifts!

Visit Bernardin Canada for more info on these products and more. 


  1. This is definitely super interesting!

  2. So many amazing ideas, it is hard to pick just a few when I love them all.

  3. Erika Belanger says

    Bernardin is awesome, so many great ideas! I love the Hot Chocolate Snowman! That would make a perfect gift for teacher/bus drive etc!!

  4. DIY Mason jar crafts are my absolute FAVORITE! I got some at least twice a month. I really want to make some mason jar lanterns soon. They're so cute <3
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  5. I love all these ideas. I always am looking fore a little something for special people.
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  6. What a great group of idea for gifts in jars! I'm going to have to get busy quickly before Christmas…you have so many great ideas here! 😀
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  7. Fi Ni Neachtain says

    The gifts in a jar idea is such a winner with me. I love anything that comes in a jar 🙂

  8. I'm obsessed with mason jars, I love that outdor light fixture idea!
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  9. Love all the different ideas. The matchbox one is really cool for people who make a lot of fires at home.

  10. Ahhh I love all these ideas!!! Mason jars are so fun to craft with!!!

  11. I love the Matchbox idea! That is super cute!

  12. I love these so much. I think mason jar gifts are the absolute coolest!
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  13. I love mason jars! They are so extremely versatile!

  14. Mason Jars are so awesome, it's insane how many things you can do with them!
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  15. There are so many fun possibilities with these. I can hardly wait to get started.
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  16. Rebecca Swenor says

    These are great holiday gift jar ideas. I will have to share this with my sisters. Thanks for sharing.

  17. Thanks for sharing this, love the different ideas you shared.

  18. Ann Bacciaglia says

    I love receiving food gifts in a jar. It is fun to try a new recipe and have all the ingredients.

  19. michelle hwee says

    This looks amazing!! What fun ideas 🙂 Mason jars sure are super trendy these days!

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