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DIY Cricut Valentine's Day Jar

Romance is wonderful for Valentine's Day but I'm also a fan of décor and doodads that are just plain cute and this super easy craft is just that....cute! I used a Cricut to make it but I have seen adorable stickers at Dollar Tree, Target, Hobby Lobby and all the other crafty stores that would work just as well.

Super cute clear glass jar with lid decorated with red vinyl hearts and little hearts holding hands

This gift or décor jar takes less than 20 minutes to make and it's part of this month's Thrifty Style Team! Once you've finished reading this post be sure to head to the bottom to see all of the other projects from the team as well as links to visit their beautiful thrifty inspiration.

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📋Supplies

clear glass container, red sequins, and battery operated candle on top of a white fluffy blanket
  • glass container with lid or old jar lid
  • red sequins
  • glue
  • battery operated candle
  • red vinyl
  • Cricut

✨Instructions

red vinyl hearts for Valentine's Day craft

I shared this project in Cricut Design Space and you can get all the details here. You'll want to cut out your design and move on to the next step. Alternatively, get your stickers ready and let's move forward!

clear glass jar with red vinyl Valentine's day designs on it

Place the designs around the jar leaving room at the top to add the sequins.

cute little glass jar decorated with red vinyl hearts and sequins for Valentine's Day

Glue sequins around the top of the jar with a hot glue gun or your favorite glue.

LOVE in bold red vinyl on top of a wooden lid to a jar

Add another sticker to the lid. I loved this bold LOVE one and it's in the free design that I shared here.

Plain glass jar with red vinyl Valentine's Day decorations added.

Next, add whatever you want to the jar. Candy is my first choice but I had a few too many cookies over Christmas so fake snow and a battery operated candle it is!

Valentine's Day display featuring a cute little jar decorated with designs from cricut

And, display or give as a cute but inexpensive gift!

Hint: Prep your jar or glass container by washing it first to make sure there is nothing oily on it. I also like to quickly go over it with a cotton ball soaked in alcohol so that I get a good adhesion of my 'stickers' and any other ephemera I add to my projects.

Now for the shares from the rest of the Thrifty Style Team!

Collage of 10 cute and cozy craft and home decor ideas perfect for the winter months

Redhead Can Decorate - Turn a Boring Christmas Wreath into Beautiful Valentine's Day Wreath

Our Crafty Mom - Yarn Wrapped Hearts Valentine Garland

I Should Be Mopping the Floor - Cute Valentine Kitchen Towels

The How to Home - You are here!

DIY Beautify - Vintage Valentines Tree

2 Peas in a Pod - Create Vignettes with Thrifted Finds

Songbird - Wine Cork Heart Ideas

Simple Nature Décor - Watercolor Hearts Tea Towel

Zucchini Sisters - Dollar Tree Linen Closet Organization

Sonya Burgess Blog - Creating Simple Silhouette Art

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9 Comments

  1. Kristi Dominguez says:

    MaryBeth-- this little jar is just the sweetest thing. I especially adore that sequins trim...it's perfect! Love hopping with you every month...it's such a treat! xoxo, kristi

  2. Vicki and Jenn 2 Bees in a Pod says:

    Stop the cuteness! This is absolutely adorable!

  3. Maria Brittis says:

    This is absolutely adorable perfect for a valentine decor.

  4. What a darling little jar! I too love cute gift ideas and decor and these are just perfect for Valentines! Thanks for inspiring me! Pinned xx

  5. Michelle James says:

    What a sweet Valentine's Day jar! I love that you shared the cut file on design space. Thanks for the inspiration!

  6. Super cute, MB! I am a huge sequin fan, and could have used these on my wreath. Your candle would make the perfect gift for a friend, neighbor, or teacher!

  7. That jar is adorable! What a lovely little upgrade.

  8. That is such a sweet and thrifty idea, turned out so cute.

  9. I love your Valentine's jar, Mary Beth! What a unique and thoughtful gift idea. Thanks for the inspiration! Pinned 🙂