Homemade Christmas Gift Basket Ideas from Idea Queen

Homemade Christmas Gift Basket Ideas

If you are looking for homemade Christmas gift basket ideas to make yourself this Christmas, here's a list of different ideas for what you can include in your basket. The first list are just ideas of what you can include and how to set up your basket, while the second part is for specific homemade christmas gift basket ideas to make yourself.

Christmas Gift Basket Ideas

Of course you'll want to decorate your gift basket with red and green items like ribbons, confetti, etc. This way you'll give it that "festive" look. For contents, it's really a personal preference. The list below are just a few Christmas-related items which you might want to include in your homemade Christmas gift basket ideas.

Christmas/Holiday Mug
Santa Candy or Chocolate
Santa pictures, decorations, etc
Reindeer Food (Oats, green sugar, red sugar)
Santa Cookies (Sugar Cookies)
Handmade Christmas Ornaments (purchased)
Holiday food items
Homemade Christmas Card
Popcorn, Popcorn Balls, or Popcorn string
Holiday Recipes (popcorn balls, holiday candy, fudge, etc)
Holiday Scented Candle

Of course you can add more traditional gift basket items as well, such as chocolate or candy assortments, meat & cheese, bath items, etc. As with any gift basket, be sure to use your imagination!

Specific Homemade Christmas Gift Basket Ideas

The following ideas are from our collection and not from Idea Queen. If you have homemade Christmas gift basket ideas to add, please do so with the form below.

Homemade Christmas Gift Basket
Fill a decorative Christmas box or tin with:
assorted home-baked cookies
assorted chocolates
Christmas ornaments (better if you made them yourself)
pre-recorded Christmas music
tuck in some candy canes or foil wrapped chocolate Santas for a finishing touch

Homemade Christmas Gift Basket 2
hot apple cider mix
large mugs
home made christmas ornament
a letter saying why you love Christmas
matching mittens, hat and scarf
some mistletoe
Christmas music CD
home made Christmas cookies - with the recipe included

Homemade Christmas Decorating Gift Basket
Fill a basket with:
nativity set
assorted Christmas ornaments (store bought or hand-made by you)
decorative lights

New Year's Eve Gift Basket
Fill a basket with:
party hats
noise makers
party invitations

Winter Fun Gift Basket
Fill a basket with:
lip balm
hot packs
a pass to the local ski hill
hot chocolate
Extras: add a crazy carpet or a sled (although it won't actually fit inside the "basket", you can present it on the side).

Additional Homemade Christmas Gift Basket Ideas

Gift Jars & Gift Baskets

Gift jars are a semi-new idea, and have become very popular over the last few years. It's a decorative way to give family and friends starter mixes for different types of food. Just use basic canning jars which can be picked up at almost any store, add your ingredients, and decorate. Makes for a nice gift for those who do light cooking, and can also be used inside of gift baskets.

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200 Gift Jar Recipes
Your family and friends will be delighted with these thoughtful gifts straight from your own kitchen. With this unique ebook you will have over 200 recipes for gift jars filled with the ingredients to make delicious cakes, cookies, soups and chilis. Gift-giving has never been this much fun and so easy!

99 Gift Basket Ideas
A gift basket idea for everyone on your list! They've left noone out of this guide - featuring gift baskets for children, adults, grandparents, gardeners, business people, campers, collectors, and many others.

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