It's a thoughtful gesture when one goes through the trouble of putting together a gift basket of things that are customized. Learn about what you can put in a basket that the receiver will simply love.
Gift baskets are one of my favorite gifting options since they allow you to customize your gifts according to your own preferences. In addition to the ready-made gift baskets that are available in the market, there are also options that allow you to create your own gift baskets.
These gift baskets can also be created at home, whilst helping you save costs on ready-made baskets. All you need to do is pick up gift items and various kinds of gift-wrapping options of your choice.
Before you start thinking of getting a customized gift basket made for someone, think of the following things:
➤ Whom are you making the gift basket for? ➤ What are his / her hobbies and interests? ➤ What are the things that this person would like? ➤ How many things can I fit into my budget? ➤ What are the options for wrapping the gift?
Once you have answered these questions, you are now ready to create your gift basket.
Ideas for a Customized Gift Basket
Beauty and Bath
Beauty and bath gift baskets work well for most women. These make for excellent gifts for moms, girlfriends, sisters, daughters, wives, or any female acquaintances for that matter.
All you need to do is to collect an assortment of bath and beauty products that you can manage within your budget. For example shower gels, perfumes, body lotions, bath salts, fragrant oils, lip balms, pedicure kits, bathrobes, or fluffy bedroom slippers.
Gourmet Gifts Basket
Gourmet gift baskets can be suitable for almost any and every occasion without any gender bias as well. Birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, graduation, housewarming, new baby, almost any occasion can be appropriate to present a gourmet gift basket.
These can include a wide variety of items starting from tea, coffee, chocolates, to snacks, roasted and flavored nuts, fresh fruits, or even gourmet cheese and meat specialties. You can also include a wide variety of spices, peanut butter, mayonnaise, and many other condiments.
Music lover gift baskets are meant for people who just cannot live without their daily dose of music. One of the must-haves in this basket is the iPod series with an iTunes gift card.
There are also various other types of music players, which can be a part of your gift basket. In addition to this you can always add a set of decent speakers, headphones, or music CDs to your gift basket to make more interesting.
If you know anyone who is a stationery lover, then this is the gift basket idea for him or her.
All you need to do is pick up either diaries, books, notebooks, pens, pencils, staplers, erasers, rulers, planners, files, folders, and even other items like pen-stands and cardholders.