Gift Basket Ideas



A gift basket can make the perfect gift for any special event in your loved ones’ lives, be it a birthday, anniversary, Christmas celebration, or housewarming occasion. When getting a gift basket for your friends, family or acquaintances, make sure you choose just the right items to make your gift an exciting one indeed!
Check out these ideas to help get you started on finding that special gift basket for any celebration.

Birthday Gift Baskets

A birthday gift basket should be stuffed with the recipient’s favorite treats. For example, you can get the birthday boy or girl a gift basket with an enticing array of chocolates and cookies. If the person loves tea or coffee, choose a tea- or coffee-themed gift basket. For someone younger, the birthday gift basket can have stuffed animals and other toys. Don’t forget to include a birthday card!

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Anniversary Gift Baskets

A gift basket presented on this occasion can have popcorn, sweets, cookies, and a nice bottle of wine or perhaps a non-alcoholic cider.Alternatively, an anniversary gift basket may include a set of jewelry for the wife and a classic watch and cufflinks for the husband. There can be DVDs or CDs from the couple’s favorite genres of entertainment, and a book of sweet quotations about married life.Add in a card with an interesting message that best conveys your warm wishes to the happy couple on their anniversary.

Anniversary Gift Baskets

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Congratulatory Gift Baskets

If you’d like to congratulate your friend or colleague, you can always go for a gift basket full of gourmet treats, chips and snacks. Fill the basket with cookies and candies, and include a note that you hope this occasion will be just as sweet!

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Gift Baskets for your Lover/Spouse

A gift basket for a boyfriend or husband will often comprise items like salsa, homemade nut mix, coffee beans, snacks, and his favorite magazines. If it’s a gift basket for a girlfriend or wife, a pack of lovely stationary with a cute pen and notepad can be the ideal components. If she loves cookies and chocolates, give her a basket full of confectionery, pastries, chocolate sauces, and hot cocoa mix.

Gift Baskets for your Lover

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Gift Baskets for a New Baby

If you’re wondering what to get for a couple of new parents, present them a gift basket with items like baby soap, lotions, bibs, t-shirts, onesies, and baby toys. You can also include things like small blankets for the baby, tiny socks, and a personalized frame with a photo of the baby.

Gift Baskets for a New Baby

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Bridal Shower Gift Baskets

Your gift basket for a bridal shower can be filled with scented candles, wine (alcoholic or non-alcoholic), and wine glasses. Strawberries, cookbooks, and stationary are also excellent additions.

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Housewarming Gift Baskets

For a housewarming gift basket, choose gourmet treats like chocolate cake, sausages, and cheeses to give a ‘welcome home’ message. Alternatively, you could go for a basket full of breakfast delights including pancake mix, pure maple syrup, nuts, berries, and pastries.

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Get Well Soon Gift Baskets

These gift baskets come with a variety of themes, from spa and relaxation to gourmet meals. A gourmet-themed basket can include foods that are both delicious and also help bring a speedy recovery, like dried apple chips, white cheddar popcorn, chicken soup, fresh fruit, milk chocolate cookies, and roasted almonds. Your loved one will be so happy to receive this basket from you and see how much you care.

Get Well Soon Gift Baskets

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Thank-You Gift Baskets

This can turn out to be the ideal way of thanking someone who’s been of great help to you. A thank-you card, a bunch of lovely flowers and some scented candles are the perfect components of a thank-you gift basket. Of course, you need to mention why you’re thanking the person, and choose the right words to properly convey your gratitude. Other ideas for a thank-you gift basket can include items such as flavored tea, candies, cookies, and fresh fruit.

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Christmas Gift Baskets

Such a gift basket would have assorted chocolates, hot apple cider mix and Christmas music CDs. Other items that can make this present even more adorable are candles and Christmas tree ornaments. A Christmas gift basket could also consist of items like special Advent calendars, caramel wafers, and a fruitcake made especially for this festive occasion!

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Unique Gift Basket Ideas

There are times when the occasion calls for something really unique to give to your friends or family members. Here are some gift basket ideas for these special events.

Ice Cream Gift Basket

Everybody loves ice cream, so get your friends or acquaintances an ice cream gift basket! A basket like this can have chocolate, vanilla or strawberry ice cream, chocolate candies, peanuts, and chocolate sauce. This is a fantastic gift, especially if the recipient is planning to have their own ice cream party.

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Foodie’s Gift Basket

The ideal gift for the foodie in your life can be a gift basket that includes sea salt, crackers, and premium quality cheeses and meats. Fresh or high-quality herbs are also a great addition to a gift basket meant for a foodie.

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Gift Basket for a Romantic Evening

If you’d like to offer a gift basket that will help you or a loved one enjoy a romantic evening, try putting one together with the following items:

A bottle of wine
Elegant candles
Colored pasta
A box of chocolates and candies

Gift Basket for a Romantic Evening

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Gift Basket for a Gardener

If you have a friend or family member that loves gardening, get them a gift basket that will help indulge the hobby. Gift baskets for gardeners usually come with seed packets, hand tools, and various books on flowers and plants. You can add even more sentimental value to the gift by writing a small note on a gift tag attached to the packet of seeds.

Gift Basket for a Gardener

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These are only a few of the gift basket possibilities for giving amazing presents to your loved ones. Gift baskets are widely available in online stores, most of which will allow you to personalize the items that are included. So, if you know what your friends and family like, you’ll always be able to find an exciting present for every occasion.

Last Updated: 19th August, 2017