Gift baskets are the perfect gift for every occasion and they make unique gifts. They can be custom crafted specifically for the intended recipient, and if packed with the right items can last longer than a few days, and there is a keepsake basket, tin or container for the recipient to remember the gift. Whether it is for a birthday, anniversary, new baby, housewarming, holiday, just because, or as a thank you – a gift basket is always a smart idea!
Themed Gift Baskets
Can you give a gift basket for a 10 year-old boy? Sure, why not! Simply design the basket around a theme and stock it with a favorite toy from the wish list, some snacks – healthy and maybe one or two of his preferred treats. Themed baskets can focus on golf, sports, locations, fishing, mom’s day out, book club, grill masters, events – the list really is limitless!
Customized Gift Baskets
You may have a great idea for a customized gift basket, but struggle with the image in your head and the end product. Or maybe you know exactly what you want, but don’t have the time to put it together. This is where ordering a customized basket can save the day! Share your vision with a professional gift basket maker and let them do the heavy lifting. If there is a special item you want the basket to be centered around, simply drop the item off and viola!
Ship the Gift Basket
The beauty of the gift basket is that it can be shipped. Customized the basket to a particular event in a friend or loved one’s life and then ship the basket to them. Whether it is for a new baby, birthday, anniversary, holiday or any other of a million reasons, sending a unique gift basket will bring a smile to the recipient’s face – and to your too!
As a Thank You Gift
Gift baskets make a terrific thank you gift. Many business owners are turning to gift baskets as a way of thanking their customers. Not only do they show gratitude, but they are also an excellent promotional item. It does not have to be anything elaborate, just small little tokens of gratitude that might include coffee, tea or cookies.
Another fantastic reason to skip the store and buy a gift basket is that you can go online and order them to your liking. Include in the order some details about the recipient’s personality or likes and dislikes; maybe their favorite book, movie or team and the professionals fill the basket with some useful content that will be sure to please the special person. And, unlike sweaters and shoes, gift baskets fit.
Ready to Go
Pre-made gift baskets make the perfect gift when you are running out of time, have a last minute gift need or just want to be different. Pre-made gift baskets come with cheese, nuts and wine, coffee and chocolate and a variety of candies. there are even spa baskets, so keep this idea on the list.
Seriously, you don’t need a reason to give a gift basket. Sometimes, the best reason is no reason at all – just simply because you care. You might even buy one for yourself and indulge!