How to create your own gift basket. Does your old basket need a new look? Here's lots of easy ideas how to decorate a gift basket. Create and decorate gift baskets family and friends will love.
I have basket ideas for baby gift baskets, holiday gift baskets, Christmas gift baskets and so much more.
Have you ever noticed how people react when you give them a gift
that’s nicely wrapped? "Wow! that's beautiful!" Well, the same goes for gift baskets. If you create your own gift basket you can decorate
it beautifully as you would any other gift; after all, it is a gift.
No matter what you put inside,
big gifts or small, expensive gifts or inexpensive, if it’s not
decorated nicely with cellophane, ribbons or other things, the over all
look will be ruined. Ladies, it’s like your hair: if you have nice
clothes and a bad hair day, the over all look is ruined. Isn't that
Some baskets are all ready decorated, that's great because you have less work to do, just cover that basket with cellophane and a bow and you're done.
If you want to make a gift basket with your own personal details on it, go ahead, create and decorate your own gift basket, because the ideas are endless of what you can do. And remember, create your own gift basket and it will be like no other.
It does not have to be perfect, that's the beauty of making your own, but the more gift baskets you make, the better you will become. You can spend as much or as little time and money as you like making and decorating your gift basket.
Decorating your gift basket brings the gifts and basket together. There are no rules or limits how to decorate a gift basket. You do not have to be artistic, just use your imagination and you will create beautiful gift baskets every time. Every basket you create will be unique, one of a kind!
Ideas on how to Create and Decorate your Gift Basket
There are lots of different ways to decorate your gift basket, not just with cellophane and bows.
If you have a basket with a plant inside you can tie a wide ribbon around the basket, weave ribbon through the basket before you put your plant in. You could spray paint to the color of the flowers.
If you use shrink wrap you can stick a bow to the top or wrap it around the basket. Stick a bunch of curling ribbon already curled to the top.
If you are using cellophane you can tie ribbon or other materials around the top depending on your theme.
Don't forget linings and colored cellophanes. There are all kinds of trims and things you can use to create and decorate your basket.
By using different colored cellophanes or cellophanes with prints you can create your own gift basket, exciting and funky ones. Great for all kinds of occasions.
Below are a Few More Ideas How to Create and Decorate a Gift Basket
Beads glued or sewn to the side of the basket.
You can weave ribbon through a basket.
Tinsel glued to the side or the handle.
Shells glued to the side.
Silk flowers pushed in through the basket.
Ribbons wrapped around the handle.
Ribbon tied to the handle.
Tie bows to the handle.
Bows tied around top of cellophane.
Small bows glued to the side of basket.
Spray paint the basket.
Use different colored cellophane.
If you are a sewing or craft person I am sure you have lots of leftover trims, lace, ribbon, fabric......... you can use.
If you are not a sewing or craft person, don't panic.
Take a trip to the big supermarkets, craft stores or a sewing store. They have a good selection and because you will not need much, it will
not cost much. Look in the bargain section for fabric.
Some baskets already come decorated like the ones below, how easy can it
A basket can have things glued to the sides like this basket. This one would be a great baby gift basket. If it's for a boy, just change the color of the bear.
This basket would not need any decorating because it is already a nice color and a little bit sparkly. Ideal for a teenage girl or a younger girl.
A basket decorated with frilly lace (glued or sewn around the top) is a great idea for a young girl's birthday.
If you use bows to tie around your gift basket and do not want to make them yourself or not sure how to, you can buy ready-made bows, big and small, all different colors these can be bough from craft stores. (Like the pink basket above)
Create Your Own Gift Basket Ideas:
There are so many ways to create your own gift basket, your imagination can run away with you.
You can spray paint your basket. You can wrap them in fabric and if you are making a flower girl basket for your wedding you can wrap pretty ribbon around the handles.
You can glue things like a string of beads around the outside. And don't forget lining basket with fabric.
Line a basket with a pretty fabric then fill with colored shredded paper.
Sewing basket liners for your homemade gift baskets transforms an ordinary basket into something special.
Line a basket with two tea towels then fill the basket with small fabric gift bags. Fill these with an assortment of dried fruit and nuts. Each fabric gift bag has it's own gift tag.
A basket lined with a linen napkin. I think this gift basket would be great filled with home baked goodies like cup cakes, cookies, home-made bread buns.....or even home-made jams. Great as gifts.
A basket decorated with pretty pink ribbon tied around the handle, and bows tied to the base of the handle. Ideal for flower girls. A must have at any wedding.
This gift basket is two-tone. Natural and aqua in color with beads glued to the outside of the basket.
This gift basket is wrapped in seer fabric for a soft romantic look and a nice big blue polka dot bow. Add your own unique touch to your fantastic gift basket ideas and make the best wedding gift basket stand out from the rest.
So play around with different materials to create your very own
creations. Every basket you create will be a unique gift basket
one of a kind. Get creative! Create your own gift basket
and have fun.
See you soon!
Did You Create a Fabulous Gift Basket....
…..for a friend? Or did you receive a beautiful basket? I would love to hear your stories, ideas or tips for making gift baskets. Go to my contact me page and share your ideas with me and others.
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