Cheap gift baskets
There is something about receiving a gift basket that lets you know you are being thought of. When you want to let a friend or family member know that they are in your thoughts, nothing works better than a gift basket that has been chosen especially for them. The cost of gift baskets vary greatly depending on the items included. Even if you don't have a lot of money, you can still create a wonderful gift basket that is sure to be remembered.
After you have chosen your theme, the next step is to choose a basket for your base and then gather all the items that you want to include. To keep costs low, check out your local dollar store or discount merchandiser. These stores carry a large variety of party supplies and baskets. Choose a large basket or bowl to fill. Use shredded streamers for a cushion for your items. Filling the bottom of the basket or bowl will lessen the amount of gifts that go in the basket and cut down on cost.
The next step involves choosing items to fill your basket. If you are making a movie theme basket, buy a gift card from a movie rental store. Gift cards can usually purchased in any denomination. Then fill the basket with popcorn, popcorn seasoning, and various candies. If you are making a get well basket, fill the basket with hot tea varieties, saltines, chicken soup, puzzle books, and magazines. Sympathy gift baskets can be filled with various comfort foods such as peanut butter crackers, cookies, nuts, teas, coffees, and fruit. All these items can be purchased at a dollar store. Items to make baby baskets and pet lover gift baskets can also be purchased at a dollar store. Some store also carry
Gift baskets can be given for any occasion. Birthdays, holidays, and anniversaries are the most popular gift occasions. But gift baskets are also great as a thank you, get well, sympathy, and graduation gift. Gift baskets can become quite costly. Purchasing a few items at a dollar store or discount store can reduce costs. Finding items at a lesser price does not cheapen the value of the gift. Choosing items based on someone's interest or hobbies will let someone know just how special they are. You are not only creating a gift basket but lasting memories.
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