A fruit basket is a great gift idea. You can get that wow expression for something so little. You can get ready made ones or your can easily make one yourself if you have some time and a little talent for such and I'll show you how to make one easily. If you are not so inclined I will suggest a few places where you can pick one.
Now for those of us who've chosen to enjoy the pleasure of saying, "I made this specially for you", here's how:
You need a basket, bow, fruit, and a good material for lining the basket. All you have to do is line the basket with the material you bought for that. The next step is to arrange the fruit in the basket and place the bow on the handle. You are through. It's as simple as that.
However, you can take it to another level depending on how imaginative you are. You can try something no one else has done before. It will certainly add to the uniqueness of the gift. You can consider giving the basket a special color that will make folks ask "What kind of fruit basket is that?" Remember, someone always does something first. so don't be afraid to give reins to your imagination. Here's a personal idea:
I write out my deepest feelings for the person an then do an embroidery of those words on the lining. Deep words packaged in a unique way will turn an almost insignificant object into a priceless possession. The thought is usually that if anyone took out so much time to make something special, they think I am very special. I guess that's the feeling we all hope to evoke by our gifts.
Don't be disturbed if you don't have the time, you can get one made to your specifications easily. Check around you. We often think we know all we have in our neighborhood. You might be surprised you'll not have to search for long as gift fruit baskets are becoming more popular as the day goes by.
If you can't find one around you, check online. There are many sites that make these. They can also send your gift basket to your loved one. This certainly saves you some time. Stand apart from the crowd. Send a surprise. Don't send flowers the next time, send a fruit basket.
Sending a fruit basket is a great way to show someone close to you that you care about them and are willing to go the extra mile for them. Getting started on making your own gift baskets is now easier than ever before.
Gregg Hall is an author living in Navarre Florida. Find more about this as well as the unique gift baskets at http://www.uniquegiftbasketsgalore.com