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Inexpensive Gift Basket Ideas for Men

Madhura Pandit Mar 12, 2019
Gift basket is one gift idea that can suit any type of budget. Here are some ideas to make a inexpensive gift basket.
Women are showered with beautiful gifts by men on nearly all occasions. But, men also enjoy surprise gifts, and love to be pampered and cared for. Is your boyfriend, partner, best friend or dad's birthday approaching? You want to gift him something special, but, are completely broke, or cannot afford anything luxurious. Why not go for a gift basket?

Inexpensive Ideas for Making Gift Baskets

Arguably, a gift basket is one of the best and most versatile gifts. It can be gifted to people of each and every age group, and at the same time, can be personalized according to the person's preferences. Secondly, it can be made at home too!

Gourmet Food Treat

If he is a foodie or a connoisseur of good food, then gourmet food basket can be the best gift. It is usually made with gourmet foods like cheeses, olives, sea food, you can go for inexpensive version with foodstuffs that are in your budget.
The meat and cheese gift basket, or assorted cheeses and bread, or assorted cheeses and a bottle of wine basket, etc., can be found in reasonable prices. For an inexpensive version, make a fruits and chocolates basket.

Leisure Gifts

If you want your partner to indulge in something he likes, then make him this gift basket. This includes gift baskets based on themes like drinks, games, music, essential oils, picnic, movies, gardening, etc. Add in all things related to his hobby in a basket and decorate it.


If he loves reading, you can put bestsellers or classics that he had long wanted to read, along with some popcorn, decorative book markers, etc. For inexpensive version, replace the books with magazines, puzzle books, calendars, posters, etc.


All men have at least one favorite sport which they either love to play or watch. You can take it as a cue and base your gift on this very theme.
A sports-themed gift basket is available in the market in various price ranges. You can also make it at home by filling in accessories related to the sport, sports magazines, collectibles, posters, etc. You can also consider a fishing or a golf gift basket.

Chocolate Gift Basket

Like women, men also love chocolates, so gift them a basket full of chocolates, homemade truffles, cakes, or chocolate chip cookies. Add in a jar of drinking chocolate or some candies to make a chocolate-themed gift basket.
You can find any of these gift baskets in shops or online. You can even make them at home using wooden or wicker baskets and colorful ribbons. Do not forget to decorate your gift basket and add a card. Good luck!