Baby Food Jar Pumpkins

baby food jar craft

It seems like I always have a need for little gifts and items to share…It’s lead me to pick up little items here and there that can be up-cycled into a small goodie. It’s gotten to the point where I can’t resist the Target “dollar” area and I have a whole “gift” closet (please tell me I am not the only one with this problem).

I am trying to be more frugal, which really translates into using what I’ve already got. So this week when I knew I would need a few items for some of the ladies in my neighborhood, I dove into the craft closet.

Baby food jars

I inherited some a lot of at least 100 baby food jars from a friend a while back and thought this would be the perfect chance to use them. Anyone else have a few of these hanging around?

I also had these awesome Sweet Baking Supply cupcake papers from my swag bag at SNAP! (I don’t know how they ended up with my crafts instead of my baking supplies).

green cupcake wrappers

By the way if you have ever stopped to shop Sweet, you really must. The shop is owned by Cindy, from Skip to My Lou, and is filled with delightful items!

The jars and the cupcake liners seemed like the perfect fit. I grabbed them, picked up some ribbon and a few other small odds and ends and put them all together as little baby food jar pumpkin treats.

baby food jar craft

And wouldn’t they make for cute party favors? We have an annual Great Pumpkin dinner and these baby food jar pumpkins would be so fun to share…

What would you use them for?

To finish them off, I added a little gift tag…

Looking for a few more baby food jar ideas? Be sure to check out my baby food jar idea board on Pinterest and if you’ve got a good idea, share a link with me in the comments!

  

Tauni
Tauni is a former public relations executive who spent 12+ years handling communications and events for an array of clients, from the NBA and Olympics to numerous high ranking politicians. Today, she handles social media for a local agency and hosts SNAP!, an annual social media conference for bloggers focused on entertaining, craft and home DIY.
Tauni
Tauni

Comments

  1. These are so cute! What a good idea! I have tons of baby food jars I’ve been hanging on in order to repurpose!

  2. These are SO stinkin’ cute!!!! I’m thinking now if I have some cute cupcake liners right now!!

    • Eva, Aren’t these little pumpkins just the simplest little gift ever?! They met rave reviews when I delivered them around the other day…xoxo Tauni

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