Alternative Christmas wrapping

It’s that time of the year and whilst its easy to feel overwhelmed, don’t be. Especially when you can do It yourself without having to spend a cent to impress your loved ones with gifts. Christmas is all about showing love and appreciation. Here are tips how to make your own gift containers that are unique and special.


  1. Jar/ container (Glass works best)
  2. Buttons and bows
  3. Glue
  4. Wrapping paper
  5. Sticky tape


1: Collect number of jar that you want to give to people. The jar’s can be old jam jars that you have used or found in your neighborhood.

2: Clean jars and remove all labels on them.

3: Wrap the jar’s with wrapping paper  and stick the edges with tape.

4: Glue buttons or bows on top of the wrapper in what ever shape you like such as heart’s, kite’s, circle’s, stars etc.

5: Fill jars with some home made gifts like home made biscuits, hot chocolate mix or anything else that you want.

6: Tighten the jar lid and top off with another bow or a fresh flower.


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