Happy Friday and Happy December! You may have not been ready to tackle the gifting list back in November, but there was reason behind the madness of starting my Holiday gifting series when I did – all in preparation for what is now prime gifting season! I’ve covered many recipients already, and have revamped several of last year’s guides with active links to shop for all those on list! You can access all of the guides here! I still have a few guides under my belt (including today’s gift baskets and white elephant exchange) to share this month, so if there is still someone on list, not to worry – we aren’t done yet! My hope is to remain a reliable source for all your gifting needs this season.

Gifting is something I love to do. Yes, finding that one perfect gift for someone is beyond satisfying, but once found I am often on a quest to add a little something extra. Something to make it a little more special, thoughtful and personalized. Cue the gift baskets! Piecing together gift baskets can be tedious, I know. But not to worry – I’ve assembled options for you! Today I’ve gathered up 8 of my favorite gift basket ideas (all sourced from Pinterest) and listed them below! If you’d like to see where they came from, you can click the source link and it will take you to the original post. I’ve linked similar items below, with a few added ideas under each one so you can create your own baskets! Happy building!


Baker’s basket


If you’ve known me long enough, you know the majority of my time back in the day was spent in the kitchen. Cake baking and decorating is so therapeutic to me. This Holiday cookie gift basket is absolutely adorable and one I’d love to receive. You can change up the coordinating colors to match her kitchen or stick with the Christmas red theme.  1

mixing bowl(s) | Christmas cookie cutters | spatula | cooling rack | baking sheet | oven mitt | cookie dough scoop | festive tea towels | other contents: favorite cookie dough, sprinkles, ribbon, twine

The coffee lover

Ya’ll know I had to include another I’d enjoy myself! Complete with monogrammed mugs, tools, beans, and stir sticks I am sure any coffee lover would enjoy this caffeine induced creation! Click the source to access the downloadable tag for an added touch! 2

wooden crate | monogrammed mugs | peppermint stir sticks | coffee tool set | snow flake ornament(s) | other contents: cardboard coffee cups, twine

Entertainer’s basket

This basket holds the entertainer’s essentials – complete with an appetizer tray, aged balsamic vinegar, jarred caramels and linens. She could easily make use of the modern wired basket thereafter. So pretty! 3

wire basket | appetizer tray set | aged balsamic vinegar | Moscow mule glass candle  | pink Himalayan sea salts |
jarred caramels | kitchen linens

For the wine enthusiast


This would equally work well for a hostess as a year round gifting option!  I just love the sophistication and overall appeal of this basket. Modern and classic. 4

Woven basket | kitchen towels | wine wipes | wine glasses | appetizer plates | wine food book | festive bottle stopper | monogram bottle stopper | other contents: bottle of wine

Gardener’s basket

I am absolutely in love with this basket. My father was a plant nursery manager growing up, and tho I never took up a green thumb, his craft always created the prettiest front yard flower garden. This basket is so thought out and pieced together beautifully, any gardener is sure to enjoy! 5

gardening gloves | garden trowel | garden cultivator | twine | seed packets | plant mister | peat pots | box planter | garden seed box | floral scissors | succulents | gardening book | gardener’s hand cream

Holiday movie night

Who doesn’t love Christmas movies? This is the cutest themed gift idea! If giving to a family, you can find out pajama sizes for the entire family or gift the kiddos each their own! If gifting past the Holidays you could always go with the general theme of movie night and gift accordingly! 6

popcorn bowl | popcorn & seasoning set | popcorn popper | ‘Elf’ | ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’| World’s best cup of coffee mug | other contents: favorite movie candies & snacks, chocolate covered pretzels

Spa Basket

A basket set aside for just HER? Absolutely! Give her a day of pampering and she’ll love you forever! Content complete for a mani and pedi, exfoliation sponge, homemade bath salts (source recipe in post) and a day’s worth of ‘me’ time! 7

Pedi Perfect | nail files | mani/pedi kit | nail polish | nail polish remover | Anthro candle | exfoliation sponge | socks | plush robe | lotion | collapsible basket | other contents: festive ribbon, ornaments

For the teacher

I found two basket ideas, I am sure any teacher would love! Gifting them a night in to relax or a Holiday favorite is sure to render an A+ all around! Include a cozy blanket, personalized Share a Coke bottles, and a movie rental gift card for a night in she deserves! 8 Or gift her a handmade sign (DIY is sourced in post) and festive accessory! 9

plaid reversible blanket | wooden crate | blanket scarf | Share a Coke bottles | other contents: festive ribbon, candy canes, twine


There you have it! Hopefully these baskets will help inspire you to create meaningful and thoughtful gifts this season! Until next week – happy gifting!
xoxo

 

Sources

  1. https://thetomkatstudio.com/2014/12/holiday-cookie-gift-basket/
  2. https://thetomkatstudio.com/2014/12/coffeegiftbasket/
  3. https://www.popsugar.com/home/photo-gallery/36253935/image/36254016/1-Entertainer?crlt.pid=camp.DFqVMM1u50WR
  4. http://www.inspiredbythis.com/dwell/homemade-hostess-gifts-for-the-wine-lover/
  5. https://themerrythought.com/diy/gardeners-gift-basket/
  6. https://pizzazzerie.com/diy/diy-holiday/holiday-movie-night-box/
  7. https://www.aliceandlois.com/create-a-pamper-yourself-holiday-gift-basket/
  8. https://karaspartyideas.com/2016/11/teacher-christmas-gift-idea-giveaway-free-printables.html
  9. https://passionatepennypincher.com/perfect-teacher-christmas-gift/
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