Relaxation gift baskets are the perfect gift for birthdays and celebrations, charitable events, and just as tokens to make someone feel special.
A Unique Gift
A gift basket is a great way to give a bunch of small gifts in one unique package, and relaxation is an excellent theme. The basket's display allows you to see everything that is in the container, and it is sometimes wrapped in colored or colorless cellophane. Gift baskets can come in any type of package, including a wicker basket, plastic bucket, or another type of container. The gifts included can be nearly anything you can imagine, including bath supplies and stress relief gifts.
Relaxation Gift Basket Ideas
There are a number of ways you can obtain a gift basket. You can make a top-notch basket on your own by visiting craft stores and filling it with whatever you choose. Some online retailers sell gift baskets for relaxation, and many other themes. Here are some options:
Buying a Basket
The simplest way to get a basket is to buy one that is premade, but this option can be more costly. Many places offer a wide selection of spa and relaxation gift baskets, inlcuding:
Making Your Own Basket
For a personal touch that can save money, make your own basket and fill it with whatever strikes you. Here are the steps it takes to make your own basket as a gift:
1. Choose Your Supplies
The first thing you want to do is start with the container. It can be as simple as a plain basket with a bow or you can even do something more elaborate, like having an object that is multi-purpose. Consider buying a foot spa or another useful item as your container. Tip: Make sure the basket or container is big enough to fit everything you want.
2. Fill the Basket
It helps to make a list of everything you want to include in your basket. It can also help to determine a budget when you're making your list. Otherwise, it can get overwhelming to go shopping, and you may tempted to buy too much. When you go shopping, a store like World Market market has everything you need to make basket a hit. Tip: Don't be afraid to ask for help from a store employee with filling the basket.
You might want to include things such as:
- Bath salts, scrubs, and bath bubbles
- Shampoo or conditioner
- Scented candles
- A CD with relaxing music
- A bathrobe or small throw
- Slipper socks
- Reading material
- A small reading light
- Chocolates or crackers
- A bottle of wine or sparkling cider
- Tea or hot chocolate
- Wine glasses
- A coffee mug
3. Wrap it up
Once your basket is ready to be filled, you might need to use supplies, such as stuffing or rippled paper to fill in any holes. Then carefully place everything inside and make sure it holds the weight. The last thing is to consider wraping the basket in cellophane wrap, which can be purchased in a roll or sheet at any craft or party store. For the finishing touches, put rows or ribbon on top. Check out Creative Gift Bags for supplies.Tip: Wrap the basket in cellophane and then use a hairdryer to shrink wrap it.
Giving the Gift of Relaxation
A gift basket that reduces stress and brings comfort is the perfect gift for any occasion.