A simple basket have been apart of history way back in the Biblical times when a boy handed five loaves and two fishes which Jesus turn into 5,000 baskets of loaves and fishes which fed the multitudes and of course the very famous story of Moses which was put in a basket and was set to the Nile River by his mother and became the prince of Egypt. Nowadays, basket has evolved into a great way to express your gratitude. Giving a gift basket in any occasion should is a delight to any person which will receive it.
In making your gift baskets which you will give to your friends or love ones, you should consider the social status of your recipient. This is very important for you to choose the right items to put on your basket. This will also emphasize the significance of the people which will receive your basket. Items which are given to people in your work place, especially for the big guns are more of professional and impersonal, while giving presents to people who are close to you have more warmth because you will always make the effort of giving them the things which can be incorporated with their hobbies, favorites and even what they want as a present.
As it is nice to just put anything to your basket, it would be better if you think of what are the things which your recipients have interest in doing or her hobbies. Does she love cooking? You can put a set of apron and other kitchen wares. Does she love music? A compilation of her favorite singer, a song book and a microphone, if she loves to go to the beach, san tan lotion and a pair of nice slippers will be a great present.
The basket can be filled with little items which the recipient will love but to add a significant value to your gift, you can put a highlight, for example if your recipient loves to watch basketball, you can put a collectible item or a ticket to a NBA games.
The basket that you will use should also be well planned there are many styles and types of baskets which you can choose from depending on the theme of your gift basket.
To make your basket more presentable arranged the items, make sure that it is organize from the smallest to the biggest item there is. Colorful cut papers will add some accent to it.