easy Mason Jar Cupcake Holder

these are the easiest and cutest little cupcake holders!

It’s true, you know. Bring someone a cupcake in easy cupcake holders and you’ll gain a friend, or two. Everyone loves a cupcake. And everyone loves pretty packaging. These mason jar cupcake holders are such an easy way to gift a single cupcake! You’ll be spreading sugar love to teachers, neighbors, friends, and more.

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These are so simple that they weren’t initially going to be put on the site. Yet, the whole world doesn’t know about how upside down mason jars make easy cupcake holders and cupcakes so these cupcake holders had to be shared to be sure anyone that didn’t yet know about them, could find out!.

Now you know. And your little gifts this Christmas can be so much simpler AND cute. There must be a fabulous little cupcake shop you ADORE. A 6-pack of cupcakes and 6 jars equals DONE<>BOOM<>AWESOME little gifts.

make a cute individual cupcake holder. So easy to make and gift! #gift #cupcake

The mason jars used here were THESE ,for those that are wondering.

To Make Individual Cupcake Holders:

  1. Buy the proper mason jars.
  2. Flip them over and set a cupcake on the lid.
  3. Screw the jar on to the lid.
  4. If you like, attach a cute ribbon and tag.
  5. Gift.

Little, adorable mason jars are a never- ending source of clever ideas. Use mason jars for drinking glasses, for parfaits, for bits and bobs of sewing, for coins, for pens & pencils, etc. You get the idea! And these, use mason jars for these…

Candy Corn fruit cups; a recipe from NellieBellie #halloween #afterschoolsnack #healthy #fruit


More simple gifts you might enjoy:

A diy ring dish that is so easy to make with a thrift store dish and knick-knack. And a ton of different types of knick knacks and dishes would work, so it can be replicated in a ton of variations. This would make a great gift!This DIY domed cake stand is an Anthro knock-off that is easy to replicate. We found items that already had great designs, so it was just a matter of putting everything together well! Perfect gift idea! make cake stand



  1. Shelley Homel
    September 12, 2016 / 9:15 am

    cupcake holder …. really a great idea!

  2. Jenifer
    July 17, 2016 / 2:35 pm

    How far ahead can you make cupcakes to give in mason jars?

    • Nellie
      July 17, 2016 / 7:52 pm

      Well, you could freeze them for several weeks prior, if needed. Usually a couple of days is all you want to make ahead. And be sure to keep them in the fridge if they have a frosting with butter or milk in it.

  3. U. Gilboe
    October 23, 2014 / 8:51 pm

    You have the most creative ideas! Thanks so much!

  4. October 20, 2014 / 7:10 pm

    Love this idea!

    • October 21, 2014 / 11:14 am

      Isn’t it great? SO simple, but super cute.

  5. anna
    September 29, 2014 / 4:05 am


  6. September 18, 2014 / 2:06 pm

    Such a great idea!!!

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