Year in a Jar

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By Kid’s Crafts Contributor Stephanie, from the blog A Geek In Glasses.

 

Year in a Jar at ThinkCrafts.com

Year in a Jar at ThinkCrafts.com

 

My family loves to save trinkets from our travels and events we attend. My drawers are full of ticket stubs and tokens. There are so many years in one space, it’s hard to remember what came from where.  This little project starts out simple and you add to it all year. It helps keep those memories organized, giving them a special space.

Year in a Jar at ThinkCrafts.com

Supplies

Read the Full Craft Tutorial after the Jump…

Year in a Jar at ThinkCrafts.com

 

I found a glass jar tall enough to hold a 4 x 6 vertical picture.  I curved the photo and stuffed it in the jar, pressing it against the side.

Year in a Jar at ThinkCrafts.com

On the outside of the jar, I stuck vinyl numbers with the year 2013.

Year in a Jar at ThinkCrafts.com

Now every time you come home from an event place the ticket stub or cookie fortune in the jar creating a memory time capsule for the year. 

Things we collect are pressed pennies, shells from different beaches, ticket stubs, different bottle caps from new beverages we have tried, old licenses, business cards, etc. All trinkets that make up a whole year’s worth or awesome adventures!

Year in a Jar at ThinkCrafts.com

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  1. 50 Jar Gifts: idea #2 – Year in a Jar | telling family tales :

    Date: November 5, 2013 @ 11:12 PM

    […] they collect from their days into the jar. At the end of the year it is like a little time-capsule. ThinkCrafts.com has detailed instructions on how to make this jar […]

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