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Valentines Gift Basket Ideas

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Love is in the Basket.

If you're hunting the perfect gift for your sweetie, it can be hard to find exactly the right thing. So why not make up a hamper of their favorite treats - and even some you like, after all sharing is caring. It's a great way to give a customized gift that is tailored specifically to their likes and tastes and you can also make it even more personal by adding hand made labels with sweet little love notes. As an added touch, you can attach heart shaped foil balloons to really set the tone. So check out these Ideas for some inspiration.

Date Night

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Date Night

Make up a romantic package for your date night - which could even be used for Valentine's evening! Purchase or recycle a wooden crate and paint some chalkboard paint on the front to write the words "Date Night" in chalk. Place roses inside and add gift cards for the cinema, dinner and dessert - a classic date that anybody would love.

Tickled pink

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Tickled pink

This is a great idea to show your appreciation and it can be used for any occasion such as Mother's Day, anniversaries or anything you like. Simply collect pink items and include the message "Tickled pink to have you as ..". If you're creating it for Valentine's Day , then you could have the message say "Tickled pink to have you as my partner" for example.

Another Date Night

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Another Date Night

Date night baskets are always a great idea. Encourage them to go out on a date with you by including gift vouchers for restaurants that you enjoy going to together. Add even more romance with little firefly lights delicately placed around the basket.

Small valentines bouquets

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Small valentines bouquets

If you don't have a lot to spend, you can still show your love by stocking up on items from the dollar store and make these adorable little bouquets complete with foil heart shaped balloons. Purchase a little basket to put the items in and it will make the gift look like a hot air balloon!

Bear Love

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Bear Love

Who doesn't adore an adorable cuddly bear as part of their present! This is a superb Valentines gift for your loved one. You can purchase everything, but the candle at the dollar store.

Beer & Treats

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Beer & Treats

They food is the way to the heart, so make up this basket of treats and beer for your honey. Purchase bottle of his favorite beer and then make labels to stick over it with personalized messages just for him.

Candy Box

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Candy Box

Sweeten them up with this box laden with candy. You can include items such as Peeps, pink and red candy, sweethearts, hersheys kisses and whatever else you like.

Poppin Bottles

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Poppin Bottles

If you're love for them is 'Poppin' , then make them this cute pun gift. You'll need to purchase a 6 pack of soda and then clean out the bottles. Fill the bottles with different candies and cover the soda crate in black paper. Put some decorations on the front and include the words 'Poppin Bottles'. Then place your candy bottles inside the crate.

Hot Stuff

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Hot Stuff

Make a basket of Hot Stuff for your sweetie. You can include items like hot tamales, flamin hot cheetos, flamin hot doritos, Snyder's Hot Buffalo Wing Pretzel Pieces, Jack Link's Wild Heat Beef Jerky, hot sauces such as Tabasco and don't forget antacid in case they get heartburn! Decorate the front of the box and include the words 'Hot Stuff for my Hot Stuff'.

Sweet & Savory

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Sweet & Savory

Give them a mix of sweet and savory snacks with this hamper idea. If they like peanuts you can include them as well as peanut butter candy items such as reeses peanut butter cups.

Mug Candy Bouquet

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Mug Candy Bouquet

For a quick and easy last minute idea, purchase a mug and fill it up with treats. You can include heart shaped candy, chocolate bars and even foam heart picks to make it look even more like a bouquet idea.

broquet

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broquet

Perfect Valentines day gift for him, it's like your man basket but in bouquet form! Purchase their favorite liquors and other treats which are then stuck onto wooden sticks. You can present it in a beer mug and add another present to go with it such as cologne for example.

Coffee

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Coffee

If they love coffee, then why not make them up a hamper that features a gift card for their favorite coffee shop with other gift cards for things like gas or the cinema. You can also include traditional date items like chewing gum to make sure their breath is as fresh as mint for kissing!

Lottery Bouquet

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Lottery Bouquet

This is a great alternative to Chocolates and Candy for a Valentine's gift. Show them how lucky you feel to have them by making up a basket with scratch off tickets. You can use wooden sticks and double sided tape to attach the cards.

Bouquet and Box of Goodies

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Bouquet and Box of Goodies

What could be better than a candy bouquet? A box of goodies to match. You can use romantic tissue paper to present it with and then write a sweet love note on the front of the gifts.

Movie Baskets

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Movie Baskets

A movie night is romantic so you could make these baskets for you and your sweetie and include a few DVDs to watch together too. You could also make these up for your little ones if you and your other half are going out to dinner for the evening.

Beary special

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Beary special

Show them how "Beary" special they are by purchasing a cute cuddly bear and packaging it up with some treats. You can keep to a color scheme by purchasing the teddy in a specific color, or just go for the tradition brown bear.

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