Buying a gift for somebody really becomes confusing at times because we fail to understand as to who would like to receive what kind of gift. We need to go for such options that would be safe and can be gifted to anybody from children to adults. Giving a gift basket is a good idea. You can fill it with all kinds of stuff depending on the age of the person and what you think he/she may like.
Unique Ideas to Make Gift Baskets
You can use a wicker basket or other encasements like decorative boxes, trays, or even large popcorn tubs to make it more fun. At times people also use flowerpots and coffee mugs as gift baskets but whatever you choose it is necessary to understand that it is there to accommodate all the gifts that you plan to assort it with. At times colanders also serve the purpose. For fillers you can use confetti or just shredded paper of various colors. You can also use faux grass to cushion the gifts so that they don't move about or get damaged in any way.
Once you have decided on the basket you can think about the fillers, which would definitely change depending on the occasion. If you are planning to buy a gift for an office colleague then you can fill it with a filler of conventional color and the gifts should be usable as well, like stationery or a coffee mug. Nonperishable food items like chocolates are also a good gift for a colleague as these are things which people generally like.
On the other hand, if you are gifting it to a new bride then you could use the color red - the color of radiant beauty, love, and a new beginning. On a bed of red filler you can lay gifts like aromatic oils, foot massaging creams, and body oils which would make her feel pampered.
If you are making a gift basket for a child, you can put in gifts in like comic books, color pencils, pencil box, chocolates, or toys of various kinds which most children appreciate.
In case you are gifting it to an adult on an occasion like a wedding anniversary or birthday, try to assess the likes and dislikes of that person so that you choose the right gift; like you can buy an assortment of liquors and for others, a barbecue set complete with spices and sauces.