Make your own gourmet gift baskets

Everyone loves receiving a gift basket. Companies often give corporate gift baskets to their customers as a token of appreciation. However, most gift baskets are person-to-person expressions of love and friendship.

You can find a great selection of gift baskets online, from the most expensive to the cheapest. Or you can think of your own unique gift basket idea and surprise a dear friend or loved one.

It is not difficult to make your own personalized gift baskets. Most gift baskets involve a theme.

Here are some sample ideas to get you started:

  • Cookie Gift Basket: Bake some homemade cookies and wrap them in colorful plastic wrap, include a business card or poem.
  • Chocolate Lover Gift Basket – Includes individual fancy chocolates, boxed chocolates, or the person’s favorite chocolate bars along with a hot chocolate mix.
  • Christmas gift basket No. # 1: A holiday gift basket idea could include small socks, candy canes, and homemade Christmas cookies.
  • Christmas gift basket No. 2: A Halloween Christmas gift basket can be filled with candy, add some plastic skulls, spiders, cobwebs, and a variety of spooky items.
  • Wine Country Gift Basket: Wine and cheese baskets are a favorite, include two bottles of wine from your favorite winery or wine store, add cheese and crackers.
  • COFFEE GIFT BASKET – Your favorite coffee lover will enjoy fresh roasted gourmet (or your favorite brand) ground coffee, flavored creamer, cookies, and a fun cup of coffee.
  • Italian Gift Basket – Includes a variety of gourmet dry pasta such as spinach, whole wheat, or dried tomato, two jars of pasta sauce, fresh mozzarella and parmesan cheese, garlic bread, and fancy olive oil.
  • Tea Lover Gift Basket: You can include several varieties of black tea, green tea and herbal teas, a mug and homemade shortbread add a nice finishing touch.
  • Champagne or Beer Gift Basket: The champagne basket would be classy: it includes a bottle of fine champagne, cheese and crackers, and fancy chocolates; the beer basket includes several domestic and / or imported beers, lagers or ales, chips, pretzels and nuts.
  • Pet Gift Basket: Dog and cat gift baskets are the most popular. For a dog, it may include: homemade dog biscuits or biscuits, a dog collar, dog toys. For a cat, it may include: cat treats, cat nozzles, and cat toys.

Now you know that all it takes to make a unique gift basket that will be treasured is a little ingenuity and your personal touch.

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