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Homemade Gift Basket Ideas and Gift Basket Themes – Cat Lover – Beach Lover – BBQ Lover – and more!


Pedi – Mani Lover

Basket = Large Cosmetic Bag or Overnight Tote



  • variety of nail polish
  • emery boards
  • nail clippers
  • nail brush
  • cuticle remover
  • foot scrub or skin scrub
  • nail brush
  • pumice stone
  • buffing or soaking solutions
  • cuticle conditioner
  • nail file
  • nail polish remover
  • cotton balls or pads
  • gift card to local spa or salon



Home Bartender

Basket = Ice Bucket or Small Cooler



  • shot glasses
  • bottle opener
  • cork screw
  • jar of maraschino cherries
  • cocktail napkins
  • jar of green stuffed olives
  • fancy toothpicks or cocktail umbrellas
  • glass stirrers
  • bar guide or books about how-to-mix drinks
  • seltzer bottle
  • gift card to local specialty store



Day at the Beach

Basket = Small Cooler or Beach / Tote Bag


Contents: (adapt for children or adults)

  • plastic shovel
  • sand molds
  • beach ball or plastic flotation device (deflated)
  • beach towel
  • flip flops
  • sunglasses
  • sunscreen lotion or spray
  • squirt guns
  • water spritzer bottle (to keep cool)
  • lip balm
  • portable fm radio
  • cans of pop or bottled juice



BBQ Lover

Basket = Apron with Large Pockets or a Picnic Basket



  • marinade and BBQ recipes
  • BBQ rubs
  • BBQ sauces
  • BBQ tools
  • packages of meat tenderizer
  • skewers
  • gift card for Trader Joe’s or local meat/seafood shop
  • outdoor table cloth
  • condiment containers
  • long handle BBQ fire starter


Clueless Bachelor

Basket = Laundry Basket



  • laundry how-to book or guide
  • cook book featuring easy meals like casseroles
  • roll of quarters and/or laundry soap
  • laundry bag
  • gift card for take-out pizza
  • iron or steamer for clothes
  • room deodorizer
  • various cleaning supplies
  • food staples like macaroni dinners, tuna packets, canned soup



Study Student

Basket = Office Trash Can or Bucket



  • stapler
  • small wall memo board
  • pushpins, paper clips, pens, pencils
  • notepads
  • hole punch
  • desk lamp
  • desk calendar
  • report covers
  • gift card to a local book store


Cat Lover

Basket = Basket with Fabric Liner



  • food and water dishes
  • collar
  • brush
  • catnip
  • feather teaser, rubber mice or other cat toys
  • book on cat care
  • gift card to local Petco or Petsmart store



Couch Potato

Basket = Basket or Storage Cube



  • DVD movies
  • TV guide subscription
  • TV show celebrity magazines
  • remote holder
  • cushy slippers
  • head cushion or neck pillow
  • assorted bags of flavored microwave popcorn
  • snackables such as chips, nuts, candy bars
  • bottled juice, pop or fruit drinks
  • snack bowls



Road Tripper

Basket = Small Cooler or Tote Bag



  • maps
  • travel mug
  • sunglasses
  • hotel coupons or gift cards
  • tire gauge
  • seat cover or portable window blind
  • travel games
  • CD’s of their favorite music genre
  • car air freshener
  • variety of munchables; nuts, cookies, chips
  • travel mug
  • portable GPS


Stamp Collector

Basket = Acid-Free Storage Box



  • reference books about stamps
  • variety of stamps from the post office
  • old stamps they would like to have
  • acid-free storage boxes or cases
  • tickets to a local collectible show
  • stamp collector tools (tweezers, magnifying glass, etc)
  • gift card for a local hobby store


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