DIY Baby Food Jar Favors

For the favors, I knew early on that I wanted to use baby food jars. They are exactly the right size for a handful of candy, and conveniently 

Step 1: Buy some baby food. OR … get someone to save their jars (I needed a few extras, so I enlisted a fellow mom to save hers, too).

Step 2: Remove paper and clean jars and lids. I just ran them through the dishwasher.

Step 3: Choose a color and spray paint your lids. Jessica and her husband, Tony, have decided to be surprised on the sex of their baby, so I went with yellow.

Step 4: Glue a bauble of your choice to top of lid. I found these cute plastic pacifiers and secured them with a drop of good old Elmer’s glue.

Step 5: It’s time to make your labels. I found some cute baby clip art online, pasted it into a Word document with the words “Welcome Baby Sobie” over it and that was that.

Step 6: Next I used my decorative punch to make a flower shape out of colored card stock. I used double-sided tape to put the circle with words on it and, voila!