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How to make a Santa sweet jar

Find out how to make a Santa sweet jar, which is a great way to jazz up an old jam jar for the festive period. Keep refilling this fun jar and bringing out year after year!

Here are some of the items you will need to make the jar. Affiliate links to some of the products are below should you want to use them.

Glue Gun

Extra Glue Sticks

Mason Jar https://amzn.to/2OD0QQE

Red craft felt

Thin black ribbon, buttons and clasp available from most sewing and haberdashery shops.

Step By Step Guide

  • Make sure you cover up surfaces and pre-heat your glue gun as per the manufacturers instructions.

  • Place a layer of glue on some pre-cut red felt which will fit around your jar.

  • Stick and hold against the glass. Glue the overlap join to make sure it is secure. Make sure you do not burn yourself with any glue which might come through the felt.

  • Place the black ribbon through the clasp and glue on to the red felt.

  • Stick the buttons on the front. Be careful of the hot glue with your fingers.

  • Bend some pipe cleaners to make the antlers, cutting to the right size and adding smaller pieces.

  • Fill with sweets and put the lid on.

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Check out our Reindeer and Snowman sweet jars too.

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