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Homemade Gift Basket Ideas and Gift Basket Themes – Coffee Lover – Baking Lover – Newlyweds – and more!


Ideas and themes you can use to make beautiful and meaningful gift baskets at home for friends, family and clients.



Baker Maker

Basket = Large Cake Pan or a Bundt Pan


  • box of cake mix and frosting
  • quick bread boxed mixes
  • spatulas
  • pot holders or mitts
  • assorted sprinkles and nuts
  • baking recipe books
  • cake server
  • frosting decorator set
  • gift certificate for a local decorating class


Frequent Flyer

Basket = Travel or Carry On Bag


  • travel pillow
  • travel alarm
  • variety of gum
  • mints
  • lightweight fleece blanket
  • packs of hard candies
  • magazines or short-story books
  • ear plugs
  • toothbrush kit
  • Dramamine


Christmas Greetings

Basket = Decorative Holiday Box or Tin


  • tin of cookies
  • chocolates and candies, candy canes
  • holiday music CD
  • holiday dish towel
  • coffee or tea mugs
  • hot chocolate, coffee, tea packets


Newlyweds Night-In

Basket = Round or Square Basket with Cloth Liner


  • wine glasses
  • sparkling cider or bottle of wine
  • romantic DVD or Blu-Ray movie
  • candles
  • candle holder
  • candle snuffer
  • CD of romantic music
  • massage lotions or oils


Child Bath

Basket = Plastic Bin or Storage Cube


  • expandable wash cloths
    (expand when in water)
  • bubble bath
  • no-tears shampoo and conditioner
  • bath toys
  • printed towel
  • robe


Campers Delight

Basket = Small Cooler or Backpack


  • fire starter kit
  • matches in waterproof case
  • portable camp stove
  • compass
  • binoculars
  • mosquito repellent
  • campers cook set
  • utility knife
  • campground guides


Exercise Fan

Basket = Gym Bag or Tote Bag


  • white towel
  • aluminum water bottle
  • workout CDs, DVDs or magazines
  • power and protein bars
  • deodorant
  • toothbrush kit
  • portable hair dryer
  • sports drinks
  • sports socks
  • membership to a local fitness gym


The Puzzler

Basket = Storage Box or Cube


  • several jigsaw puzzles
  • puzzle mat
  • coffee or beverage mug
  • magnifying glass
  • snackables such as nuts, cookies, cakes, muffins
  • gift card to an online specialty puzzle store


Coffee Lover

Basket = Coffee Color Box, Basket or Shopping Tote


  • assortment of gourmet coffee beans
  • coffee mugs
  • truffles, coffee bean candies
  • small espresso machine
  • coffee bean grinder
  • gift card for a local Starbucks or other coffee shop
  • book on the history of coffee


Krafty Kids

Basket = Plastic or Acrylic Storage Box


  • assorted colored construction paper
  • crayons
  • stickers
  • pipe cleaners
  • buttons
  • pom poms
  • glue sticks
  • kid-friendly scissors
  • foam shapes
  • wobbly eyes
  • kid sized craft apron
  • glitter in shaker bottles


Chinese Food Lover

Basket = Wok


  • assorted packages of green and Asian teas
  • Chinese recipe cook books
  • small chopping board
  • chop sticks
  • packaged Yakisoba noodles
  • bottle of soy sauce
  • bottled sauces; plum sauce, Szechwan sauce, etc
  • gift card or gift certificate to a local Chinese restaurant


Teen Girls

Basket = Large Cosmetic Bag or Train Case


  • body glitter
  • nail polish
  • nail file
  • facial cleanser
  • facial moisturizer
  • scented body lotion
  • cotton swabs or pads
  • eye makeup remover
  • gift card for the local Bath & Bodyworks store



Soon To Be Wed

Basket = White Fabric Lined Basket


  • wedding planner book
  • guest book and guest pen set
  • unity candle
  • garter
  • cake knife
  • honeymoon travel information
  • wedding guest book
  • wedding album



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