How to Make a Cheap and Easy Chocolate Lover’s Gift Basket
Gift baskets will always be popular and a great idea to give as a gift. People love to receive gift baskets. Making your own chocolate lover’s gift basket is cheap and easy. You can fill it with a variety of inexpensive items and there are lots of choices.ou can easily customize each chocolate theme gift basket to your recipient. I’ve put together a few great ideas for making a chocolate lover’s gift basket, complete with instructions on how to make them. You can make inexpensive gift baskets or expensive gift baskets depending on your budget. First make a list of your recipient’s hobbies and interests. List everything you can think of. Suggestions: sports, books, television shows, in-house hobbies, outdoor recreation, camping, workshop, enjoy working with tools, golf, fishing, computer-related, environment friendly, golf, and tennis. Also relaxation, food, wine, spa, bath and body, fruit, cookie, crafts, gardening, etc. You can tie in any interests into your chocolate theme. These are just a few ideas. You can find many inexpensive items for use in making your gift baskets or filling your gift baskets, at ‘dollar’ stores, craft stores, discount outlets, flea markets, close-out stores, etc. For gift containers you can use: any type of basket, wicker basket, straw basket, bucket, laundry basket, plastic container, toy dump truck or other large toy truck, purse, tin, Christmas tin, seasonal container, large tea pot, large upside-down hat, or plastic storage container-put lid underneath. Other items might be: extra-large coffee mug, boot, potted plant holder, wire basket, large pasta bowl, large popcorn bowl, cooking pot, clay pot, tackle box, colander, small wagon, skillet, antique trunk, champagne bucket, hamper, Asian-style trunk or picnic basket. For gift basket liner you can use: tissue paper, shredded paper, shredded newspaper, tea towels, dish towels, hand towels, kitchen towels, colored towels, colored napkins, placemats, diapers, baby blankets or fabric pieces. For gift basket filler you can use: shredded red and green pepper, shredded cheese, chopped peppers, chopped onions, chicken, ham, tomato sauce, shredded and sliced cucumber, chopped broccoli, cauliflower, etc. For items in the container it’ll depend on the specialty or theme of the gift basket – in this case Chocolate! With chocolate it’s best not to include any fragrant items, unless they are wrapped in such a way that they don’t give off any fragrance. Here’s a small random sampling to give you some good ideas: Cothers, wine glasses, a bottle of wine, cheeses, crackers, nuts, a bottle of olive oil, a bottle of honey, a small box of dried flowers, an Italian gift basket, a set of heart-shaped marinades, some brandy, whisky, old cutlery, wines, champagne, pickles, preserves, สล็อตเว็บตรงไม่ผ่านเอเย่นต์ liquor, liqueurs, hand lotion, dill weed, etc. Here’s a sample list of some items that might be included in a chocolate gift basket: Gift certificate for massage or spa visit, gift certificate for favorite store, gift certificate for restaurant, loofah, CD of nature sounds, a cape, dog toys, blank tea bowls, a bin of dog biscuits, and can mixers. Also, don’t forget to check the local weather, because different holidays require different amounts of Christmas decorations. Usually Thanksgiving/Christmas (in the US) is a dry fall or winter holiday, while Easter falls during spring or summer. At Easter, much of the tradition and atmosphere will be wrapped up in the religious atmosphere. You can see by the above that there is a large selection of homemade, edible, beautiful gift baskets suitable for giving as a present or gratifying a friend or lover. The only gift that is comparable to homemade baskets is a gift box, and then it’s even much nicer!