Create a Gift Basket for
If you are stuck for a present for that "Person Who Has Everything" then a Gift Basket is for you!.
Gift Baskets are lots of fun to create and very easy to make. Gone are the days of saying… oh I'm not creative enough to make a professional looking basket. Anyone can make a professional looking basket - as long as you have some imagination and a willingness to give it a try.
Firstly decide on a theme or if you aren't sure then write down the interests of the recipient ie. golf or tennis, shopping etc. You could even base it around a coming event. Once you have made the list, work your way through it until you find something that stands out that would fit into your Gift Basket "theme".
For today's basket lets say your friend loves to entertain and one of her favorite meals is "Italian".
You could choose a selection of baskets for this theme. Today we will use a large pasta bowl as our "basket" or a large cooking pot. Our basket needs to be large enough to hold the goodies that we are going to purchase so that we can then turn this into a Professional Looking "Gift Basket". If neither of these ideas appeals to you, let your imagination take over and choose something that fits into your theme selection.
Next take yourself down to the local supermarket or deli who specialize in gourmet foods. Set yourself a budget as to what you want to spend and then go about buying non-perishable items to fill the basket. Speak to the shop attendant to ensure that the items you are purchasing fit into your theme. Buy different colors and types of pasta to give variety of color and shape to your basket.
Once you have gathered these items, it is time to begin to assemble your gift basket.
When you are finished, wrap the Gift Basket with cellophane paper and a nice ribbon to give it a finishing touch. Use shredded paper inside the basket to hold the goodies in place. Tie a humorous gift tag with a message for that added touch. Make an interesting tag that looks a tomato or something along your theme!
About the Author: Donna Hamer is the author and publisher of eBook “101 Gift Basket Ideas”. For a Free 5 part Mini Course on how to create your own “Personalized Gift Baskets” visit www.101giftbasketideas.com
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About The Author - Donna Hamer is the author and publisher of the eBook “101 Gift Basket Ideas”. For a Free 5 part Mini Course on how to create your own “Personalized Gift Baskets” visit http://www.101giftbasketideas.com
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