5 Creative Gift Basket Ideas

Creative gift baskets became a true object of fun, support, and friendly greetings for gift givers. Much to the surprise of most, certain all occasion baskets had more moxie than others did, as you chose to express your best wishes with many of the same gift solutions. The top creative gift basket ideas coming in at:

Curling Up with a Good Book Basket

Fill the basket with a few books that you know will appeal to the recipient. Embellish the basket with a coffee mug and hot cocoa for enjoying the book by a warm fire.

Being Creative Basket

Pack the basket with items to create a work of art! Visit a local craft or art store and select supplies that will appeal to the gift recipient. An artist brush, paints, and a small canvas along with a painting technique handbook is one way to go. Or, encourage a new hobby with a set of knitting needles, trendy yarn, and a simple scarf pattern.

Favorite Recipe Basket

Share your favorite recipe on an index card for the gift recipient along with the ingredients to make it. Add a cookbook to the basket, utensils, or holiday themed cooking items.

Dinner Is On Me Basket

Make dinner and wrap it up as a gift for the busy person in your life. Do you make an awesome lasagna? Whip up the meal and pack it in a nice airtight container for the gift recipient along with candles, utensils, even a CD of music for dinner ambience.

Cocktail Gift Basket

An ideal host gift, pack a basket full of cocktail ingredients and the barware to mix up the drink. Most every one loves a cool Martini shaker, fun cocktail picks, drink stirrers or a set of cocktail napkins.