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How To Make A (FREE) Happy Jar Gift Full of Positivity

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Looking for a gift to cheer someone up?

Learn how to make a happy jar full of positivity to put a smile on someone’s face!

A jar full of happiness is an uplifting gift that is completely free.

Happiness Jar Gift

If you are looking for a gift to cheer up a friend or maybe your holiday budget is tight, a jar of happiness makes the perfect gift.

It brings daily positivity to someone’s life and if you use the happy jar printables down below, then this gift can be completely FREE.

How To Make A Happiness Jar Gift For A Friend

Making a happiness jar is really simple.

Pick a jar. It can be a pretty mason jar or even be a used pickle jar (just make sure to remove the label). 

Then decide what positive notes you want to go inside the happiness jar.

Remember, you want to add a little sunshine to someone’s life.

Think of the person you are giving it to.

Does this person need words of encouragement?

Daily affirmations?

Or maybe you just want to write down some little happy thoughts you feel that person needs to know. 

If you are having trouble coming up with ideas of things to write in a happy jar, then check out some of these happy note ideas

The Happy Jar Gift

Things To Write In A Happy Jar 

Some positive and encouraging thoughts to put inside your happiness jar gift.

  • You owe yourself the love that you so freely give to others.
  • Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn.
  • You are the most valuable investment you will ever make.
  • Focus on the step in front of you, not the whole staircase.
  • When you focus on the good, the good increases.
  • The same light you see in others is shining within you, too.
  • Celebrate every win, no matter how small.
  • You are loved no matter how you feel.
  • The way you speak to yourself matters.
  • A beautiful day begins with a beautiful mindset.

Happiness Jar Printables

If you like the positive thoughts above, then you will love these already made happiness jar printables. 

There are 30 different quotes to inspire and encourage someone to be happy. 

Printable Happiness Jar Notes

Click here to download your FREE positive notes from the Resource Library. 

Give The Happy Jar Gift

The best part about this happy jar gift is that it can be absolutely free!

So if you have no money for gifts (check out how to afford Christmas with NO MONEY) then this can be the perfect solution!

All you need is a jar.

Now I decorated my happy jar to add a rustic touch. If you want to copy mine, then you just need to add a wood slice with some twine. 

I used lowercase typewriter stamps to write the words “the happy jar” on the wood slice and just tied it on the jar with twine. 

Very simple, yet so beautiful.

So give a jar full of happiness to a friend as a gift!

It’s so easy using my FREE happy notes, and it’s basically free!

How To Make A Happy Jar

If you are looking for more ways to cheer someone up, check out this list of uplifting gifts to give someone struggling with depression. 

Don’t forget to check out these 14 ways to live your best life ever

Let me know in the comments what you think of this DIY Happy Jar and if you gave it to someone as a gift. 

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Friday 20th of May 2022

Thanks so much! I just printed off the happy jar notes and they are beautiful!!


Friday 14th of January 2022

Love this idea! How can I get the free printable notes? Each time I click on it I get redirected to a different page.


Saturday 15th of January 2022

Hey Anne! The notes are in the Resource Library. Sign up above for the link and password to be emailed to you :)


Saturday 19th of December 2020

This is a great gift idea. I always love doing DIY gifts, they come from the heart.


Tuesday 8th of December 2020

What a great idea! So simple yet so meaningful! Thanks for sharing this great idea!

Carrie Pankratz

Monday 7th of December 2020

This is a great idea! Thank you for sharing!