Great ideas on how to create your own gift basket. The advantages of creating and
decorating your own unique gift basket ideas is you customize and at the
same time you add that personalized touch to your homemade gift basket
ideas that the store-bought gift baskets do not have.
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 right, ladies?
Some baskets are all ready decorated, like the ones above; 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
1. Beads glued or sewn to the side of the basket.
2. You can weave ribbon through a basket.
2. Tinsel glued to the side or the handle.
3. Shells glued to the side.
4. Silk flowers pushed in through the basket.
5. Ribbons wrapped around the handle.
6. Ribbon tied to the handle.
7. Tie bows to the handle.
8. Bows tied around top of cellophane.
9. Small bows glued to the side of basket.
10. Spray paint the basket.
11. Use different colored cellophane.
If you are a sewing or craft person I am sure you have lots of leftover trims, lace, ribbon......... 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. Also some baskets already come decorated, how easy can it get?
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 also from craft and sewing stores.
Take a look at some simple ideas. Some baskets are bought and some decorated. You can create your own gift basket and make it look like one of a kind.
A basket decorated with frilly lace (glued or sewn around the top) could be for a girl's birthday.
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 pretty pink ribbon tied around the handle, and bows tied to the base of the handle. Ideal for flower girls.
Using different colored cellophanes makes the gift basket exciting and funky. Great for teenage birthdays, get well or a thank you basket.
So play around with different materials to create your very own gift basket 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 beautifully made gift basket? Do you have any good ideas for decorating baskets?
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