Hey there!  I am really excited about this cute little Memory Jar!  I got my inspiration from all of the ideas on Pinterest suggesting to start a jar of great things that happen in 2013!  On New Year’s Eve of 2013, we will open the jar and read and remember all of the awesome times we had in the past year.

Free Printable Memory Jar

I couldn’t just set out a mason jar and call it a day though.  1. If it is going to be displayed in my home, I want it to be cute and decorative;)  2.  If I don’t have cards ready to fill-out, we won’t keep up with it.  So, I made some cute cards and a fun label to place inside of a candy jar!  And, I am sharing the FREE printable files with you so that you can create one for your own family!

Candy Jar

The only supplies you need are a cute jar (I purchased mine at Wal-Mart for about $4.50) and my FREE printables below.

Free Printable Label

Click the above photo to print the Free Printable label.  It is a full 8.5 x 11 printable so that you can cut it down according to the size of your jar.

Free Printable Tags

Now click the above photo to print the FREE tags.  I punched holes in the top corners of the tags and attached them to the lid with 4-ply Jute twine.  (we just rip a tag off to fill it out and drop it in the jar).

Free Printable Memory Jar

My kids are loving the idea and have already been filling it up!  I can’t wait for us to open it up on New Year’s Eve and remember all of our great family times and awesome achievements!

***I purchased the Old Fashioned Straw Dispenser and Straws (pictured above) from Amazon.com.  You can click the box below to view/purchase.***

If you like this project, we would love your pins;)  Thanks so much for stopping by!


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  1. Thank you for taking the time to discuss this. I’m passionate about it and enjoy learning more about it

  2. Hi I tried to subscribe to the blog, but I keep getting this error message- The publisher has deactivated subscriptions by email

  3. Love this site and all your chic ideas! Not getting a thing done today though but lots of graduation decor ideas, this is just the look i’ve been wanting, I thought be neat to have the large jar for graduation guests to give their wishes would you consider making some printables for that?


  4. Hi- I am trying to print these, but I can’t. It says “click the above photo”, but there is not photo to click

    1. We are in the middle of a site revamp today. We are getting all the kinks worked out now, mainly the photo issue. We hope to have them all back up today! Thanks for being patient with us!!

    1. Hey Allie,
      I’m sorry you are having problems. We actually have Mac’s as well and have printed them for ourselves. So sorry we can’t fix this for you!

  5. This is such a great project. I love the idea. How wonderful to document all the important and memorable moments of the year 🙂

  6. I love this and really want to do this for my home, but the little cards say 2003. I’m sure this must be an accident.

    1. Oh my goodness Courtney! Thank you for catching that! I looked over it a million times and it never caught my attention:) LIFE SAVER:) It’s corrected now so print away!

      1. That’s funny that’s the one thing you didn’t see! I discovered your site not too long ago and have done several project. I’m very grateful for your site! Thank you.