Birthday Jar

This Birthday Candle Jar will brighten someone’s day!


Project Instructions:


Designed by: Lori Butler

Skill level (1-5): 2

Time to complete:  30 minutes

Age range: 14+

Messy level (1-5): 2


  • Sparrow Innovations Miniatures – Sunflowers (1503-21)
  • Sparrow Innovations Miniatures – Pastry Plate(1503-05)
  • Sparrow Innovations Miniatures – Heart Cake(1503-07)
  • Short Ball Jar
  • Ribbon – wide, narrow
  • Silk flower stem or branch
  • Craft moss, sheet moss
  • Washi tape – polka dots
  • Paper clay
  • Candle
  • Gift Tag
  • Craft glue, hot glue
  • Scissors


  1. Cut sheet moss to fit bottom of jar, glue to inside bottom of jar.
  2. Glue piece of ribbon and floral stem around edge of lid as shown.
  3. Make two small square boxes with clay, let dry.
  4. Wrap small boxes with washi tape to make gift box, add narrow ribbon.
  5. Glue cake, plate, sunflowers, and gifts to bottom of jar.
  6. Replace lid, place candle on top.
  7. Add gift tag to jar.