Wednesday, April 29, 2009

How to Create a Gift Basket-Great Mothers Day Gift

A Gift basket is an excellent Gift for Mothers day. Gift basket making can be a fun and rewarding. A gift basket can be very personal. Follows these suggestions and your basket will be the talk of the show, guaranteed.

Decide on a theme based on the likes of the individual. You can choose any color that you'd like, pink(represents love), white(purity) & yellow(joy) or black(for elegance or sophistication) these are some of the more popular color choices when designing baskets. The theme could for example: "Coffee Lovers Basket, "Chocolate Lovers Basket", "At-Home Spa", you name, the list could go on and on.

Choosing the right basket is very important. The size and the color depend on the items that you would like to put into the basket. A large basket would be great for a Spa gift basket so that you can add Robes, Towels and slippers or other large items. A white gift basket can go along with any theme.

You can find gift baskets at any craft store or in the craft section of stores such as Wal-Mart and K-Mart. If you can't find your specific color choice, you can always spray paint a basket to the color you desire. Spray painting is quick and easy.

For the nifty shopper, thrift stores are full of great baskets of all sizes and colors. And remember if you find a basket in the wrong color you can always spray paint it.

Deciding on the items to go into your gift basket is the fun and easy part. You can go into any store and find soaps, candles, wines, garden supplies, towels, slippers, body oils, chocolates, books, body sprays, house sprays, oil burners, fondue kits, any number of items that would fit into the theme of your basket. Buying for a basket is easy and there are so many items to choose from.

So now that you have some ideas for making a gift basket. Here is a list of the supplies you will need to complete your basket.



Items for basket

Cellophane paper or mesh wrap that can be found at a craft store or in the craft section of a variety store

Tissue paper to place in the bottom of the basket so that the items can sit up and be seen

A matching big bow for the top of the basket to seal it and make it stand out while on display.

Now you are on your way to creating the perfect gift basket. You can apply these suggestions to any other types of gift baskets. All you need is a theme, basket and the items for the basket. It’s that easy.

There are also videos on you tube that you can watch, if you're more of a visual person. "How to Make a Gift Basket".

And last but, not least, if you just don't have the time or feel that creative, you can always purchase a Gift Basket from "AVO'S GIFTS"-AmorVincitOmnia-Love Conquers All.

Mrs. Bobbie Yvette Welch