06 May

New “Party in a Jar” Book {Craft + Party + Giveaway!}

Party in a Jar Book

For the past several years, it seems the party industry has had a love affair with the humble little jar – from pretty mason jar drinks and upcycled centerpieces to favor/gift jars filled with all kinds of tasty treats. That’s why the {brand new!} book I’m going to tell you about today is just so wonderfully appropriate…

And listen up, moms, because while Party in a Jar is cute enough to be admired by anyone that loves all things creative & cute, author Vanessa Rodriguez Coppoloa (from SeeVanessaCraft.com) penned it especially with the little ones in mind! It’s filled with 16 Kid-Friendly Projects for parties, holidays, & special occasions. Here’s a peek at one of my favorites… I mean, what’s not to love about a project called “Grass Hair Funny Face“, right?! ;)

Kids Party Jar Grass Activity

Another project that jumped out at me during my first flip-through of the book is the “Peanut Butter Piggy Bank Jar” on page 38 – talk about major cute factor! All of the projects in Party in a Jar are written “recipe style”, and one very cool thing is that most can double as both a party activity and a take-home gift/favor.

Also, these crafts don’t actualy require a party – they’re also great homemade gift ideas for holidays (check out the “Pumpkin Play Dough Jars” and “Snowman Candle Jars“, for example) – and of course you can always just use them as fun projects for keeping your little ones busy!


Scroll down for a sneak peek at what’s inside… and don’t forget to enter the giveaway! 5 HWTM readers will receive a a signed copy of Party in a Jar + a Dinosaur Terrarium kit (one of the projects featured in the book).

Bumble Bee Party Favor and Activity for Kids

Party in a Jar Book Sneak Peek


Enter the Giveaway

To enter, simply leave a comment below. It can be anything from “pick me!” to “those bee jars are super cute!” ;) Giveaway ends Monday, May 12th at midnight PST. Good luck, and happy crafting!


– Photography by: Jen Roberts Photography
– Photo styling by: Vanessa Rodriguez Coppola

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Courtney Lavaty SAYS:

So fun! I love them all!

May 6, 2014 at 5:19 pm

photravels SAYS:

Too cute! Love this. Pick me :-) (Katherine)

May 6, 2014 at 5:29 pm

Jennifer Russell Brooks SAYS:

Everything is so adorable!

May 7, 2014 at 12:35 am

Michael N Elda Lara SAYS:

I'm ready to get crafty!

May 7, 2014 at 12:37 am

Anna Brzozowski SAYS:

Very cute and creative projects, would love to try these for my daughters 1st bday!!

May 7, 2014 at 12:39 am

Roxanne Russell SAYS:

I am completely fascinated by what a dinosaur terrarium may be!

May 7, 2014 at 12:39 am

Avry Umali-Andal SAYS:

Would love to have inspiration for my son's birthday!

May 7, 2014 at 12:45 am

Kendal Barriere SAYS:

I would love to win. I don’t craft enough with my three kiddos.

May 6, 2014 at 5:54 pm

Kaylin Gilkey SAYS:

Lovely! Pick me!

May 7, 2014 at 12:55 am

Lauren Ooten Yeary SAYS:

So adorable!!

May 7, 2014 at 12:57 am

LeAnne Greif Iamurri SAYS:

Love this!!

May 7, 2014 at 12:57 am

Cindy deRosier SAYS:

Super cute!

May 6, 2014 at 6:03 pm

Nicole Powers SAYS:

Im sure there are great ideas for me and my toddler together

May 7, 2014 at 1:23 am

Jennifer Wills Hura SAYS:

I collect jars for projects like these!! Pick me pick me!! :)

May 7, 2014 at 1:24 am

Tanisha Champion-Benjamin SAYS:

Your ideas are always do creative, cute, fun and innovative. Great job I wish I still had little kids, mine are almost grown up.

May 7, 2014 at 1:27 am

Giovanna Forero SAYS:

OMG those are such a great and adorable projects and ideas!!! Can´t wait to make them!! Love it….. <3

May 7, 2014 at 1:27 am

Kristie Viggiano SAYS:

Very cute!!

May 6, 2014 at 6:30 pm

Susan Harder SAYS:

Pick me please!!! Your ideas are adorable and I am excited to get a look inside the new book!!!!

May 7, 2014 at 1:30 am

Daisy Guzman SAYS:

love it!!!!! pick me i obsolutely love your ideas!!!!

May 7, 2014 at 1:32 am

Anisha Batra Chacko SAYS:

Completely adorable and creative ideas . Would love to try these crafty ideas with my little ones .

May 7, 2014 at 1:34 am
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