Easter 2014 falls on April 20. Due to the wide array of gifts available, choosing the perfect gift for a family member or friend can be a daunting task. A gift that you can never go wrong with is an Easter basket. Chocolates and sweets are very popular gifts for Easter. Have you ever thought of making them more special by dressing them up in a pretty Easter basket? Easter baskets come in many different styles, designs and shapes. You can have access to the many baskets available by shopping for them online. You can present all types of gifts in these baskets to make them seem more special.
Gourmet Easter baskets are perfect for both family and friends. These usually contain high-end products. An ideal gourmet basket to get for your family is one that contains Easter chocolates, Easter eggs, chocolate bunnies, candies, cheeses and other snacks. For adult family members and friends that have a taste for the finer things in life, consider getting them adult-oriented gourmet baskets that also contain specialty wines.
If your prefer getting simple Easter baskets for your family or friends, it would be perfect for you to purchase a classic basket that contains a lot of sweets, Easter eggs and a stuffed bunny. A stuffed bunny may seem to be a more appropriate gift for kids. However, contrary to common belief, such a bunny would be a great and unique way for you to wish an adult a happy Easter and also show great affection for him or her. You may have a staunch Christian friend who only celebrates the religious aspect of Easter which is the resurrection of the Lord, Jesus Christ. For such a person, it wouldn’t be best to get a basket with Easter eggs or a stuffed bunny. Consider getting them a religious-themed basket which may contain devotionals, religious books, candy and fruits or other healthy snack items.
Easter flower baskets
A great way to do things a bit differently during Easter 2014 is by getting Easter flower baskets for your loved ones. These may contain real or fake floral arrangements. They are great gifts for parents, grandparents, female friends and family members such as sisters. A bouquet of beautiful springtime flowers is a nice gift for Easter. Daisies and tulips are usually considered to be representative of Easter. The lily is also a great choice. It has a religious aspect attached to it hence is a wonderful gift for senior family members such as parents and grandparents. You can choose to buy a pre-made Easter flower basket or have one custom made for the recipient. A candy floral arrangement can also make a great gift for a loved one such as a wife or a girlfriend.
The greatest thing about Easter baskets is that they are customizable. You can therefore change or add to their contents before sending them to the recipients. Customizing Easter baskets helps you create a greater impact on the recipients. It enables you to include gifts that will last for a much longer time as compared to popular gifts like chocolate. For adult friends or family members that celebrate Easter in a pagan way, you can add a few beers to their baskets. For female friends, you can add things like a bubble bath and body wash. For male friends, you can add a shaving cream and an aftershave. For small kids, you can include art supplies, toys and story books in their Easter baskets. For teenagers, you can include a portable music player, a collection of their desired music and fashion accessories. You can also include a novel and a special bookmark if the teenager is a book lover. You can add a family picture to your parents’ and grandparents’ Easter baskets.
You can also use an Easter basket to make a statement to your significant other. For your husband or boyfriend, you can add a tiepin, tie, handkerchief, photo wallet card, wrist watch, cufflinks and perfume. For your wife or girlfriend, you can include jewelry such as a necklace, pendant or earrings, a wristwatch, perfume and fashion accessories like hair clips, hair bands and belts. Don’t forget to add a card with a special message for your significant other.
An Easter basket gives you the chance to impress friends and family members in many different ways. Whether you choose to send them a pre-made or customized basket, you can be sure of them loving the gift. Choose one or more of these fabulous Easter basket ideas to make Easter 2014 a memorable one for your recipients.