Here is a fun, easy idea for your home or a hostess gift. I almost always give candles as hostess gifts for parties during the year. And, I fell in love with the concept of old school matches. There is something about a match striking the strike paper. Let there be light! This simple add on, or the wingman to candles, requires mason jars and matches! That’s it!
So it only made sense that I combined mason jars and matches for this fun gift idea or bathroom accessory.
Scroll to the bottom of this post for the matches printable. No fancy paper or printer required.
I purchased a 3 pack of the small matchstick boxes at the grocery store.The boxed matches are located in the seasonal/holiday aisle at Kroger. I used the small, short mason jars because the matches fit perfectly into the short jar. If the lid doesn’t secure to the jar just remove a few matches to get a tighter fit.
For the striking papers, I cut out the strike paper from the boxed matches and taped it to the bottom of the mason jars. Velcro works too if you have a few of those in a drawer. Don’t we all have miscellaneous pom poms and velcro in our junk drawers?
Click here for a 2″ label printable on a sheet 8 1/2 x11 label or plain paper. And, if you want an easier way to decorate mason jar and matches I used wrapping paper during the holidays.