DIY Valentine’s Day Candy Jars

Need a last-minute Valentine’s Day gift? You can make this simple DIY in mere minutes with your favorite candy and a recycled glass jar. This is also a great, easy craft to do with kids to get them into the giving spirit over the holidays. Or, set these up as party favors for your Valentine’s Day party! Get the instructions below:



  • clean glass jar and matching lid (I used jelly and olive jars)
  • cupcake liners in pink red, or with Valentine’s Day designs
  • baker’s twine
  • scissors
  • candy (use red jelly beans, red M&Ms, or red/pink wrapped chocolate Kisses)

Cupcake Wrapper Valentine's Day Jars


Step 1: Pour your candy into the clean jar and screw the lid on.

Step 2: Place and center cupcake liner on top of lid. Secure it by wrapping baker’s twine around it, and tying a knot.

DIY Candy Jars for Valentine's Day

Step 3: Use scissors to trim excess twine, and give your gift to a loved one!

Candy Jar Valentine's Day Gift DIY

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