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

Leave a Comment


Crystal Walker Phipps SAYS:

Your ideas are contagious! I'd love to add your book to my creative library!

Reply May 7, 2014 at 9:48 pm

Marissa Monticciolo-Caserta SAYS:

I love love love your ideas and would love to win this book :)

Reply May 7, 2014 at 10:50 pm

Giovanna Forero SAYS:

In love with all the ideas. Perfect for party favors or just cute presents. I would love to win this giveaway!!! Pick me please.c

Reply May 8, 2014 at 9:13 am

Vallerie Jean SAYS:

I need this in my life! I will keep with my bible

Reply May 8, 2014 at 5:52 pm


I’d love to win!

Reply May 8, 2014 at 2:16 pm

JoshandStevie Kauffman SAYS:

Awesome book! Thanks for the chance! Blessings.

Reply May 8, 2014 at 9:55 pm

PaperTurtle SAYS:

What a great idea for a book. Thanks for the chance to win! :)

Reply May 8, 2014 at 10:56 pm

Stephanie Holdridge SAYS:

I love those ideas! They would be so fun to do with my 2 year old this summer!

Reply May 9, 2014 at 3:11 am

Shelley Morgenstern SAYS:

So cute

Reply May 9, 2014 at 3:43 am

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Reply May 9, 2014 at 12:18 pm

Lupe Figuera Hernandez SAYS:


Reply May 9, 2014 at 7:38 pm

Alina Maria Taylor SAYS:

Pick me!!! I would love a copy of this book.

Reply May 9, 2014 at 7:50 pm

Lisa SAYS:

How cute … Pick me!

Reply May 9, 2014 at 12:52 pm

Giovanna Forero SAYS:

love it!!! i want this book so bad!!! Please pick me!!

Reply May 12, 2014 at 10:26 am

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