Gift Basket Basic Theme Ideas


There are many gift basket themes that can be created. One is only limited with a lack of creativity. When I first started making gift baskets, I lacked creativity because I just didn’t know what to do.

I quickly learned that a basic theme is a good place to start when making a homemade gift basket. I just want to share some ideas with you to get your creative juices a flowing in the Gift Basket area.

Boy (child) Theme

Usage for: birthdays, special occasions, etc…

Contents: toy cars, sport equipment, puzzle books, etc…

Container ideas: toy dump truck, wagon, cowboy hat, etc…

Girl (child) Theme

Usage for: birthdays, special occasions, etc…

Contents: small change purse, nail polish, hair brush, glitter, lip gloss, mirror, comb, fancy pens and pencils, a diary, etc…

Container ideas: wagon, bicycle basket, doll cradle, etc…

Mom or Grandma Theme

Usage for: Mother’s Day, Grandparents Day, birthdays, special occasions, etc…

Contents: wooden spoons, spices, items for kitchen, coupons for hugs, movie tickets, spa certificates, manicure set, etc…

Container ideas: picnic basket, laundry basket, crockpot, cookie jar, serving tray, casserole dish, etc…

Dad or Grandpa Theme

Usage for: Father’s Day, Grandparents Day, birthdays, special occasions, etc…

Contents: beef jerky, cheese or beef sticks, hat, key chain, traveling mug, change bowl, TV remote,

Container ideas: crate, boots, etc.

I pray that these basic theme ideas will get you to thinking…. Please post your ideas. I would love to hear them!

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