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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.

The gift basket themes below are suggestions and all can be customized according to your intended recipient.



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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