Great Gift Basket Ideas
Ideas for Every Person, Every Occasion:
ANY THEME BASKET - Webkinz Lion, Leopard, Bull Frog, Hippo, Golden Retriever Plush toys. Everyone’s favorite friend, is ready to be loved! Super soft toy is perfect for hours of imaginative play, with a special access code to the online Webkinz world of games, stories, and so much more.
BATHROOM - Decorative soap holder, matching hand towels and soap, air fresheners, bath salts, powders, loofah sponge
BABY - baby items such as blankets, diapers, bottles, pacifiers, baby lotion, teething rings, small picture frame or photo album, baby toys and rattles, stuffed animals
BRIDAL - Sweet-smelling things such as perfumes, candles, soaps, photo album, picture frame, jewelry, lingerie
CAT or DOG LOVER - Cat/dog toys, books about cat/dog stories, manuals about cats/dogs, cat/dog collectibles, goodies, cross-stitched cats/dogs, photo album
CHOCOLATE LOVER - Box of chocolates, chocolate-covered cherries, chocolate-flavored favorites such as candy bars or Tootsie Rolls, homemade chocolate chip cookies
COFFEE LOVER - Variety of flavored coffees and creams, book, mug, mints, cappucino, small stuffed animal, etc.
CROSSWORD or GAME LOVER - Crossword books, chess set and board games, etc., pencils, goodies such as candy, coke, gourmet jelly beans, etc.
COOKBOOK LOVER - cookbook, recipe cards, coupon holder, cooking magazine subscription, aprons and gloves, potholders, kitchen decor and collectibles.
CRAFT LOVER - Pattern books, yarn, needles, thimbles, quilting thread, quilting needles, batting, quilt squares, lap magnifying glass, DMC floss, floss holder, scissors, cross-stitch magazine subscription, canvas, beads, scented candles
FATHERS- Golf items, shaving items, fishing items, cologne, any sports theme, T-shirt, cap, peanuts, pens, books, cross-stitched item, BBQ items such as favorite BBQ sauce and beer
GARDEN LOVER - Seed packets, garden tools, decorative pots, gardening book, garden gloves, special garden sprayer, small decorative yard items such as ducks, squirrels, turtles
KITCHEN - Potholders, utensils, magnets, decorative flower pot and flowers, time-saver items such as Slap Chop, knick-knacks, closet organizers, decorative art and humorous kitchen signs
MOTHERS - Candles, candle holders, potpourri, sachets, scented soaps, lotions, perfumes and powders, jewelry, book, small stuffed animal, box of chocolates or bag of candy
MOTORCYCLE LOVER - a gas gift card, leather items, gloves, collectible mini-motorcycles such as Harley Davidson brand or memorabilia, T-shirt, mp3 player, disposable camera
MUSIC LOVER - favorite CDs, mp3 player, books about favorite artists, iTunes gift card, homemade candy or cookies
NEWLYWEDS - Wineglasses, candles, sparkling cider or wine, him/her/couples books, house decorations, housewarming items such as knick-knacks, flowers, wall hangings, alarm clock, etc.
PICNIC, BBQ BASKET - Plastic plates, cups, utensils, napkins, salt and pepper shakers, matchsticks or lighter, BBQ items, apron, bag of candy
TEA LOVER - Tea cup, tea box, tea cookies, variety of flavored teas, books, magazines, knick knacks, candle, mints, chocolates
TEACHERS - Apple items, framed cross-stitch, pens, pencils, notepads, calculator, books, desk items, homemade cookies or candies, box of chocolates, etc.
SPORTS LOVERS - Collectibles from their favorite football, basketball, baseball, soccer teams or tennis players, books, tickets to games, bag of candy or peanuts or chocolates.
- Before putting on the final touches, keep in mind that you can find some pretty neat, unique and unusual items for that special person at Family Pantry Collectibles or second-hand stores.
- Buy a basket, size based on everything you will put in it.
- Buy colored cellophane sheets for wrapping.
- Tie with ribbon.
- Add large bow and you're done!