You can fill your paint cans with any number of things, I'll share with you what I put in mine, but feel free to be creative! I mean, you could throw in a dvd of a classic Holiday Movie, etc. so get your creative juices flowing!
These would also be fun to make at a women's craft day for your church or civic organization.
For the Wassail Mix I used my Non Caffenated Orange Spice "Tea" but you could put in packets of those hot apple cider I've seen in the stores (Alpine Brand).
For the Hot Cocoa Mix I made a big homemade batch but you could tuck in several packets from a store bought box too. ( I just realized the hot cocoa recipe is publishing soon also, I'll try to come back and link it up here for you!)
For ornaments you could make those applesauce/cinnamon ornaments, or any homemade ornament, or the dollar store or even Oriental Trading (if you are making them in large quantities). I made these cute santa ornaments from pop/soda can tabs and red paper shreds:
Christmas in a Can
Supplies:1 paint can
1 pkg. wassail mix
1pkg cookie mix
1 cookie cutter
1 pkg. hot cocoa mix
1 christmas story printed out
several candy canes
Tuck all the supplies in the paint can.
Cover paint can in Christmas paper
Cover paint can lid with paper as well if desired.
Tie bow/ribbons to one side of the handle.
I'm not much of an artist, but here is the label and lid I created on PicMonkey. You are welcome to use it for personal use only.
I printed the label as a 5x7 inch label and I really don't know on the lid. I just sort of guessed on the size, and my first try at sizing the photo was close enough.