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Who doesn’t love a gift basket? Get ready to be bowled over by some of the most bounteous and beautiful baskets you’ve ever seen, because we found some winners.
That’s right, these baskets (and now sometimes boxes, crates and even backpacks) runneth over with creative, curated collections ready to be joyously received by everyone on your list.
We get it, a gift basket might not seem like the most unique gift, but play your cards right, and it just might become your giftee's favorite gift this year.
When we release our 2018 gift guides, we make sure all prices are current. But, prices change frequently (yay, deals!), so there’s a chance the prices are now different than they were the day of publication.
Spa gift basket ideas
- 1. Brubaker Cosmetics 6 Handmade "Chocolate Love" Spa Bath Bombs, $20, Amazon
You know what we love about these adorable little bath bombs? That they look good enough to eat! And of course, the fact that they are all natural, vegan and made with organic shea butter doesn’t hurt, either.
- 2. Bath Decor Global Gift Basket, $100, Etsy
We think this bath décor gift set would make an unexpected, but appreciated gift for mom. Its contents, including a mason jar bathroom set and a wooden sign, will transform her bathroom.
- 3. Farm Fresh Spa Experience Gift Tin, $32, UncommonGoods
Bath tea, shea butter cream, lip balm and bath truffles come together in this tin for a spa-like experience without ever having to leave home.
Food gift basket ideas
- 1. Morning Favorites Gift Basket, $65, Stonewall Kitchen
Instead of making breakfast in bed, opt for this classic gift basket from Stonewall Kitchen! It's filled with breakfast perfection, including three varieties of yummy pancake mixes, Wild Maine Blueberry Jam, Maine Maple Syrup and more — all ensconced in a Nantucket basket. It’s the perfect hostess gift — especially when you plan on staying a while.
- 2. Oh! Nuts Pretzels and Chocolate Gift Basket, $34 (normally $40), Amazon
These might be the prettiest chocolate-covered pretzels we’ve ever seen — and we bet your mom will think so, too. This gift box boasts hand-dipped pretzels in six flavors including yogurt, milk and dark chocolate.
- 3. Wine Country Gift Baskets December Delight, $53, Amazon
This adorable gift tote is a crowd pleaser! Filled with a selection of coffee, cocoa, teas and delicious chocolate — it’s got something for everyone.
- 5. The Good Hurt Fuego Sampler Pack, $35, Amazon
If mom's a hot sauce fan they'll be “Feeling hot, hot, hot!” when they open this gift set of of seven different sauces inspired by exotic flavors and peppers from around the world. And with hotness levels ranging from mild to blazing hot (did someone mention Ghost peppers?) — your hot sauce lover will be toasting you (likely with large glasses of ice water!) in appreciation for this fiery gift.
- 6. Urban Accents Popcorn Gift Set, $20, Sur La Table
When only the finest popcorn will do, Urban Accents delivers small-batch, gluten free, non-GMO popcorn that will thrill your favorite popcorn aficionado. Plus, this set comes with six incredibly flavorful toppings.
Gardening gift basket idea
- 1. Picnic Plus Deluxe Garden Tote, $71 (normally $94), Jet
Does your mom have a green thumb? This gardening gift set comes in an attractive tote and delivers all the tools your plant whisperer will need to coax their garden into full bloom.
Wine gift basket idea
- 1. Foster & Rye Insulated Wine Backpack, $100, Wine.com
This is a clever take on the theme! The traditional basket is subbed for a stylish, insulted wine backpack by Foster & Rye. As an added bonus, two bottles of wine are also included.
Golf gift basket ideas
- 1. Personalized Golf Ball Mini Crate, $75, Man Crates
Last but not least, we couldn’t get over this mini crate of monogrammed golf balls. Now that’s an innovative take on the gift basket!
Finding the perfect present can be a challenge, but Shop TODAY's up to the task. Try our interactive gift finder to sort gifts by price, person and interest. And no matter who you're looking for, we've got gift guides for everyone on your list, including:
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