Make Your Own Professional Gift Baskets
Ever given your family or friends a beautiful gift basket?
Gift baskets are such a wonderful gift and can be given for any
occasion. However, if you are like me you don't have a clue where
to start, let alone how to put one together?.. and the thought of
creating a gift basket is the last thing on your mind? Then read
Let me tell you how easy it is to make an amazingly beautiful
gift basket like a professional. Even you won't believe you've
To begin lets start with your "basket". When you hear gift
basket the first thing that pops into your mind is a typical
wicker basket. Well things have changed; you can use anything as
your "gift basket". Once you decide who you are creating this
gift basket for then decide on the type of basket which would be
appropriate for that person. For instance if it is a teenager try
a makeup bag or a plastic bucket for a gardener or a beach bucket
for a child, try a laundry basket, a small plastic container or
even a pretty purse, depending on the occasion and who it's for
(you are only limited by your imagination for the type of
"basket" you choose).
Next, find your fillers. The fillers don't have to be
expensive but ensure that they match the type of gift basket you
are creating. Make sure that what you buy will fit inside your
basket. The secret to the presentation of your gift baskets are
to make sure it looks like it is overflowing. The type of fillers
you use will depend upon the theme of your basket and again, who
you are creating it for.
Now for the fun part - decorating! Start arranging your items
into the basket. Make sure to put the bigger, taller or larger
items to the back and the smaller items in the front. You can use
shredded paper or any other "stuffing" to prop things up or fill
in the holes if you need to. I like to cover the basket in
cellophane and then type of personalized card.
Finished ??. how easy was that!
For more gift basket ideas or how to make gift baskets, visit
us at www.101giftbasketideas.com.
About the Author: Donna Hamer is the author and publisher of
eBook "101 Gift Basket Ideas". For a Free 5 part Mini Course on
how to create your own "Personalized Gift Baskets" visit
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