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Make This Movie Date Night in a Jar and Snuggle Up

Make this movie date night in a jar as an easy gift for your partner. Click to see the quick DIY using a mason jar and watch all the smiles when they see it’s done for them!

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Movie Date Night in a Jar

Here at Ruffles and Rain Boots, we need the night off sometimes with you-know-who, so we are always looking for date night ideas we can both enjoy. One of our favorite things is a movie night, but going out to the movies is sometimes just too much.

And when we used our Picnic in a Jar, it was just the inspiration we needed to make a date night in a jar to add to our weekly date night jar ideas list!

Once the idea was there, we couldn’t wait to make the movie night in a jar to add to our arsenal of date night ideas! Let’s get started.

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You’re busy – want to come back to make this? Pin it to your favorite date night ideas or movie night crafts board on Pinterest and it’ll be here for when you’re ready.

photo collage of movie date night in a jar steps to assemble the movie night in a jar craft with text which reads date night in a jar: movie night for 2 get ideas and printable

Tips to Make a Date Night in a Jar

  • Don’t be afraid to personalize the goods inside to surprise your significant other.
  • Pull out your movie night in a jar anytime – it doesn’t have to be at night!
  • Want to do something REALLY special? Customize one for each of your kids. They’ll love it and beg to have a movie date night with Mom and Dad1
  • Grab your free printable here!

movie night in a jar craft project on a white background

How Do I Make a Movie Night in a Jar?

I’m so glad you asked. Below is our written tutorial. If you’re making a date night ideas playlist on YouTube, here is our movie night in a jar video tutorial.

Yield: 1 Jar

Movie Night in a Jar

movie night in a jar craft project on a white background

This movie date night in a jar is a quick DIY that will put a smile on your partner or kids' faces!

Active Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Difficulty Easy
Estimated Cost $3

Materials

  • Wide-mouth quart jar
  • Microwave popcorn
  • Chocolate candies
  • Peanut butter cups
  • Chocolate mint candies
  • Gummy candies
  • Clear favor bags
  • String
  • Striped cardstock
  • Printable tag (click here to print)
  • Ribbon

Tools

  • Hole Punch
  • Scissors

Instructions

Place each type of candy in a clear favor bag and tie the top with a piece of string. We used:

  • Reese's Peanut Butter Cups in process step of wrapping snacks of reeses peanut butter cups in a wrapper for the movie night in a jar on a white background
  • Swedish Fish in process step of wrapping snacks of swedish fish in a wrapper for the movie night in a jar on a white background
  • Chocolate Mint Candies in process step of wrapping snacks of mint candies in a wrapper for the movie night in a jar on a white background
  • M&M Candies in process step of wrapping snacks of chocolate candies in a wrapper for the movie night in a jar on a white background

Add each bag of candy to the jar. partially filled jar as in process step for the date night ideas for couples of a movie night in a jar on a white background

Cut a piece of striped card stock the size of the jar top and place it on top of the inner lid. Screw the ring on to the top of the jar. in process step of putting the lid on the movie night in a jar craft for date night ideas on a red and white background

Print the printable tag and punch a hole in the corner with a hole punch.in process step of the movie night in a jar craft of using a hole-punch to place a hole in the free printable tag which reads movie night admit 2

Thread a piece of red ribbon through the hole in the corner of the gift tag. in process step of threading ribbon through free printable tag which reads movie night admit two on a white background

Tie the tag to the top of the jar and finish by tying the ribbon in a bow. movie night in a jar craft project on a white background

Notes

For more great date night ideas, visit RufflesandRainboots.com

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