10 Brilliant Last Minute DIY Gift Basket Ideas

DIY gift basket ideas

Gift baskets make great presents for coworkers. Or friends. Or those impossible-to-buy-for people on your list. Okay, they're great for pretty much everyone. Here are ten beautiful, easy and affordable DIY gift baskets with clever themes that are sure to impress their recipients.   


colander gift basket, with wine and pasta

1. This pasta gift basket is housed right inside a metal colander... very clever! Find tips on how to assemble your own here. [Photo: 3 City Girls NYC]

2. A spa-inspired stress reliever basket is another great idea. Click here for instructions on how to put one together. [Photo: Sunset]

popcorn gift basket idea diy

3. Click here to find out how to make a vintage-inspired cheese basket. [Photo: DIY Network]

4. Use popcorn boxes as the "basket" for this fun little gift. Find details here. [Photo: Country Living]

5. Okay, you caught me - this is a pre-made basket. But you could make your own using pancake mix, maple syrup, jam and any other breakfast goodies that you enjoy. [Photo: Browzer]

skillet themed gift basket

6. Here's another breakfast themed basket with a skillet and jar that can be reused once everything has been eaten up. Find recipes and information here. [Photo: Country Living]

7. Make a wintry weekend escape basket filled with a deck of cards, a cozy blanket, and hot cocoa. Check out the tutorial here. [Photo: Sunset]

coffee basket filled with ground coffee, mug and reading materials

8. Make a "Your Perfect Morning" basket filled with ground coffee, a mug, reading materials, breakfast snacks, etc. Read more about it here. [Photo: Ruffled Blog]

9. A decadent hot chocolate basket is easy to make... just follow these instructions. [Photo: Henry Happened]

10. And last but not least - a cocktail kit! Find all the information you need here. [Photo: Savvy Eats


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richard.kuohn.9 on Mar 27, 2014:

Cool and thoughtful.

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