Superb Ideas for DIY Gift Baskets ...

By Leiann

Superb  Ideas  for DIY  Gift  Baskets ...

Want some ideas for DIY gift baskets? Having a tough time finding the best gift? Why not make gift baskets? These have become quite popular. Gift baskets are truly a creative gift for anyone to receive.

At a loss on what to place in each basket? Create a theme. For those of you new to the gift basket scene, here are some ideas for DIY gift baskets.

Table of contents:

  1. coffee
  2. tea
  3. baked goods
  4. pasta
  5. father's day
  6. mother's day
  7. birthday
  8. baby
  9. get well
  10. anniversary
  11. gift basket
  12. shred
  13. cellophane
  14. ribbon
  15. bow

1 Coffee

Flavored coffee, coffee creamer, coffee mugs, artificial sweetener/sugar packets, flavored syrup.

2 Tea

Teacups, teapot, sun tea jar, artificial sweetener/sugar packets, honey, lemon juice.

3 Baked Goods

Donuts, cookies, cookie jar, cookie mix. You can be really creative with this one.

4 Pasta

Drainer, pasta spoon, spaghetti sauce, pasta , canned mushrooms, etc.

5 Father's Day

Car stuff, BBQ stuff, beer, grooming supplies.

6 Mother's Day

Makeup, perfume, jewelry, pamper me stuff.

7 Birthday

This really depends on the person you are giving the present to. What are their hobbies? What is their favorite thing to do? What is their personality?

8 Baby

Diapers, bottles, baby food, clothes, shoes, toys.

9 Get Well

Tea bags, honey, adult coloring book, magic markers, teacup.

10 Anniversary

A picture frame, disposable camera, restaurant gift cards, presents that have the anniversary year such as the 10th anniversary or 50th anniversary, and the like.


1 Gift Basket

Any vessel can be used! Not solely a basket! For example, a box.

2 Shred

Choose a color fitting your theme. Shred goes on the bottom to make a base.

3 Cellophane

Small or big, clear or color. Wrap up the basket!

4 Ribbon

Match with the theme.

5 Bow

Big or small. Different designs too. Match with the theme.

Ok, this may seem like grade school stuff, but those of you women new to crafts, this would be a good place to begin.

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As you can see, gift baskets are a good way to earn spare cash or give as a creative gift. Another bonus? Shopping for other people is always fun! A little retail therapy.

Good luck!

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