Let your Valentine know how you feel by making your own Valentine’s Day gift basket. Creating a Valentine’s Day basket allows you to customize the gifts in the basket to suite the taste of your Valentine. It also allows you to make your gift basket a reflection of the relationship you share with the one you love.
Make a Valentine’s Day Gift Basket: New Relationship
When a relationship is new and neither of the partners has made a commitment Valentine’s Day can create confusion. The relationship will be in the tank if you don’t honor the holiday, but it may not be time to say, “I love you.” When this is the case make a valentine’s day gift basket that is casual and fun.
Things to include in your Valentine’s Day gift basket: gourmet flavored jelly beans; a variety of quality individual chocolate bars including dark and sweet chocolate; chocolate covered cherries; sparkling apple or grape juice.
Make a Valentine’s Day Gift Basket: Best Friend (BFF)
Don’t forget your best friend on Valentine’s Day. After all, your BFF is the one to whom you turn when your love breaks your heart. In some cases your BFF may one day be your love. Honor your best friend on Valentine’s Day with a basket that celebrates your friendship.
Things to include in your Valentine’s Day gift basket: a DVD comedy or drama that accentuates the importance of friendship; favorite candies you have shared; a good paperback book; a gift certificate to your best friend’s favorite restaurant.
Make a Valentine’s Day Gift Basket: Kids
Valentine’s Day has evolved into a fun day for kids. Kids are full of expectations for candy and fun. It’s just one day, so go ahead and indulge your child as one way to let him know you love him.
Things to include in your Valentine’s Day gift basket: a small box of chocolate hearts; candy conversation hearts; a small stuffed animal; a handful of “fun” candy like M&M’s and Skittles.
Make a Valentine’s Day Gift Basket: Love
This is the easiest Valentine’s Day Gift Basket to create. The basket contents should be a reflection of your relationship, the love you share, and perhaps hints of where you would like the relationship to go.
Things to include in your Valentine’s Day gift basket: homemade chocolate covered strawberries; Godiva chocolates – Godiva chocolates come in a variety of sizes; candles; fine wine or champagne.
Make a Valentine’s Day Gift Basket and Don’t forget the Valentine’s Day Card
After you take the time and thought to really personalize a Valentine’s Day gift basket don’t forget the most important part. Whether you purchase a card, or make your own be sure to share the sentiment of true love from the heart. You don’t have to be an eloquent writer, just a sincere one to make a lasting impression with your Valentine’s Day message.
Make the Valentine’s Day Gift Basket Unique
The suggestions here are just to get you started. Think about your relationship and the person for whom you are making the gift basket. Include items that hold special meaning between the two of you regardless of your relationship.