Individualized Christmas Baskets
Think about what the person you're making the christmas gift for would be
interested in and then fill decorated baskets with assorted products. If you're
feeling especially energetic you could individual wrap the items placed within
the basket : )
Some examples are:
Assorted fancy soaps, bath beads and oils, moisturizers, bubble bath, face
cloth, small loofa sponge, etc.
Fill basket with stuff that you've made yourself, e.g,, jams, jellies,
candies, cookies, muffins, peanut brittle, etc.
A Stationery Basket
Fill basket with stamps, envelopes, writing paper, greeting cards, pens,
calendar (with special occasions already marked in), address book (with
addresses already filled in ), etc.
You can even stick the stamps on the envelopes before you give the gift.
Small jig saw puzzle, book of crosswords, deck of cards, joke book, etc..
For Candy Lovers:
Fill basket with assorted candy bars, hershey's kisses, jelly beans,
licorice allsorts, etc.
For Movie Buffs:
Gift certificate to rent a video or two, packages of microwave popcorn, a
few candy bars, licorice twizzlers, milk duds, cans of pop, etc.
Gift certificates for their favorite restaurant and movie theatre so they
can have a night out (include a coupon to offer your babysitting services if
For Cookie Lovers:
Fill basket with assorted home baked christmas cookies or if your're pressed
for time, buy assorted storebought cookies instead.
For a Bookworm
Fill basket with a gift certificate to their favorite bookstore, a package
of fancy bookmarks, mug filled with individual serving of flavored coffees,
cocoa, tea, buy or make a tape of a fireplace, then the person can curl up in
front of the fireplace with a good book (even in the summertime).
For a Child's Bathtime
Bubble bath, "No More Tears" shampoo, rubber ducky, toy boat, face
cloth and towel with child's favorite cartoon character