When it comes to finding the perfect holiday gift, a gift basket can be a great option. But not just any gift basket will do. The contents of the basket should be carefully selected to suit the recipient. Here are some tips for creating a holiday gift basket that is sure to please.
How to theme a gift basket around a person
If you are making a holiday gift basket with someone in mind, then you should consider their interests when deciding on the contents. For example, if the recipient is very into technology and videogames, then getting them a sports-themed basket maybe is not the right way to go
For the coffee lover on your list, fill a basket with all the fixings for the perfect cup of coffee. Include items like gourmet coffee beans, flavored syrups, a mug or travel cup, and a gift card to a local coffee shop. For the tea lover, put together a selection of premium teas, a pretty teapot or mug, honey or sugar cubes, and maybe even a book on the history of tea.
For the baker on your list, fill a basket with baking essentials like flour, sugar, spices, cake or cookie mix, icing, and decorating supplies. Add in a cute apron or oven mitts and a wooden spoon or spatula for good measure. For the grill master, put together a basket of grilling essentials like charcoal, lighter fluid, BBQ sauce, rubs, and tongs. Toss in an apron and some gourmet burgers or hot dog buns for good measure.
For the health nut on your list, put together a basket of healthy snacks like granola bars, fruit leather, nuts, seeds, and dried fruit. Add in a water bottle, a yoga mat or jump rope, and a healthy cookbook. For the beauty lover, put together a basket of bath and body products like lotion, soap, shampoo, conditioner, and perfume or cologne. Add in a facial mask or mud scrub for good measure.
Whatever the recipient’s interests, there is a holiday gift basket out there for them. By taking the time to put together a thoughtful and personalized basket, you are sure to please even the pickiest person on your list.
How to theme a gift basket around the holiday
-Fill it with Christmas decorations like a mini tree, garland, ornaments, etc.
-Gift card to a local holiday light show
-Tickets to a holiday play or musical
-A gift certificate to a festive afternoon of ice skating
-A mug filled with hot chocolate mix and toppings like marshmallows, peppermint sticks, etc.
-A festive basket filled with Christmas cookies or gingerbread houses
-Gift card to a local pumpkin patch or cider mill
-A mug or glass filled with fall leaves
-A cute Thanksgiving decoration for their home
-A pie dish and a recipe book filled with holiday pies
-A basket filled with all the fixings for a Thanksgiving dinner
-A mug or glass filled with Easter eggs
-A basket filled with Easter candy
-A fun easter themed piece of clothing
-A festive Easter decoration for their home
-A basket filled with Hanukkah decorations like a menorah, candles, dreidels, etc.
-A gift certificate to a local Jewish deli or bakery
-A basket filled with traditional Hanukkah foods like latkes, gefilte fish, etc.
-A basket filled with Kwanzaa decorations like a kinara, candles, an flag, etc.
-A basket filled with traditional African foods
-A gift certificate to a local African restaurant or market
No matter what holiday it is, there is a gift basket out there that will be perfect for the occasion. By taking the time to put together a thoughtful and personalized basket, you are sure to please even the pickiest person on your list.