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Gift Baskets - Create Simple Easy Gifts For the Person Who Has Everything!
Have you ever thought about giving a personalized Gift Basket?
Is it just me or do you also get excited when you give a gift to your friends and family and you know they love it!
The downside you give a gift and you just know they hate it! Unfortunately you can�t always get it right because what seems right and the appropriate gift for you isn�t always right and appropriate for the person you are buying for.
Take my mother for instance, if you don�t buy her a gift say for Mothers Day you will be in the bad books for weeks. Now before you agree with her, let me ask you this �What do you give someone who has everything�? If you could walk around this ladies house you would understand my problem!
Well over the years I have learnt how to stay in her good books by creating something different and unique every year. I also like to make it a gift that I make, so its personal and comes from the heart. Yes you guessed it a personalized �gift basket�.
Leading up to the occasion, I take some time to think about things that Mum has said she liked over the year and things that she has pointed out in a book that she might like. Then I go about looking for items that would fit into a theme that I can put together into a �Basket�. She loves �glass bowls� so I try to use a glass bowl as the �basket� for my gift and then fill it with items that she likes. It could be as simple as some pampering items or a night out to the movies such as popcorn, candies, a drink, chocolates and two movie tickets etc.
Gift Baskets can be all shapes and sizes, you are only limited by your imagination and of course your budget. A gift basket doesn�t have to be big and elaborate it can be something small. Presentation is the key to a stunning gift basket!
I have always struggled with �creative talent� so when I discovered that making gift baskets was very simple, I became a talented person over night!
Something I have found funny since I learnt how easy it was to create a �Gift Basket� is how many friends copy my ideas and give baskets to their friends.
I give �Gift Baskets� for all occasions - from Christmas to Marriages, Arrival of a New Baby, Birthday Gifts for Boys or Girls, Leaving Party in fact the reasons are endless.
For a boys birthday, how easy is it to get a bucket, spade and sand digging equipment. A cool towel, hat or cap (write their name on the hat to give it a unique look), a stick of sunscreen or zinc cream. Then wrap it up !!
For a girl, they love lots of knick knacks or things they can make. Try putting together packets of beads in a container with compartments. Include some wire and hooks. Your local craft store can help you with the items required. You can create this �Gift Basket� for less than $15.00 and they love it !
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