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Why is a gift basket the best gift ever?

Why is a gift basket the best gift ever?

Gift baskets are the best gift ever because they can be personalized to fit the recipient whether it is a business client or your sister. It is something you can do even last minute and still make it seem as if you planned for months. No matter what the occasion, gift baskets truly are the best gift ever. At The Basketry, we have a plethora of gift baskets to choose from for any occasion. Here are a few themes with examples to get your gift giving juices flowing.

New Orleans:

Big Easy, Big Heart

This gift basket is a win-win, it showcases some of the best of NOLA and is a popular gift choice. We provide a gift box of necessities to a local homeless shelter for every one purchased. The pine box is jam-packed with goodies including Bonfolk New Orleans Socks, Zapp’s Kettle-Cooked Potato Chips
2 Abita Root Beers, New Orleans Nut Company Honey Glazed Pecans, Aunt Sally’s Original Creamy Praline & Pralinette, Frosted Fleur de Lis Sugar Cookie, and Mardi Gras Beads. 


New Orleans Best

These tasty gifts embody the flavor of NOLA. It includes Zapp’s Kettle Cooked Potato Chips, Hot Nuts, Tabasco Pepper Jelly, Praline, Cafe du Monde Beignet Mix and Coffee and Chicory, New Orleans Glazed Pecans, Slap Ya Mama Seasoning, Crystal Hot Sauce, and Aunt Sally’s Original Creamy Praline.



Bridesmaids Ask Gift Box

This box is a special treat for those chosen family and friends who will stand with you at your wedding. It can be personalized and made up with your wedding colors. It includes Finchberry Sweet Dreams Bar Soap, Aurantia & Blackberry Voluspa Candle Tin, Le Grande Courtage Brut, Personalized Acrylic Champagne Flute, and Harper + Ari Dream Exfoliating Sugar Cubes all wrapped and packed in a wooden box. 


Cheers to the Newlyweds

This is a perfect gift to send with the happy couple on their honeymoon. It includes a Mr. & Mrs. Gold Foil Stemless Wine Glass Set,  Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio, 2 Robicheaux’s Speciality Chocolate Pecan Fleur de Lis Turtles, San Saba Poppin’ Pecan Popcorn all on a lovely Scalloped Tin Tray. 



Let’s Get Fizzical

Nothing sets the mood for a romantic anniversary like a bottle of bubbly. This gift basket has a bottle of Le Grand Courtage Brut, a “Let’s Get Fizzical” Gold Flask, Voluspa Tin Candle, and Harper + Ari Exfoliating Sugar Cubes. 


A Weekend Getaway

Just what you need for a romantic stay at home weekend. You will both enjoy the Ava Grace Pinot Grigio, Sesame Water Crackers, Bulldog Pepper Jelly, Voluspa Tin Jar Candle, Fleur de Lis Chocolate Covered Oreo Trio, Piety & Desire Dark Chocolate Bar, and lovely Blue Watercolor Fleur de Lis Ceramic Platter.


Thank you:

Baked Fresh For You

This makes an amazing corporate or personal gift. With freshly baked assorted muffins paired with peach pecan amaretto preserves, organic tea, Aunt Gloria’s Sugar Cookies, and French Market Coffee you can’t go wrong. This on only available for local delivery. 


Sweet Thank You

No one says no to gourmet snacks and this is a gift basket filled to overflowing with deliciousness. Who can resist Aunt Gloria’s Sugar Cookies, New Orleans Nut Company Honey Glazed Pecans, Fleur de Lis Chocolate in a Box, San Saba Poppin’ Pecan Popcorn Snack Mix, Praline in a Cookie 2-Pack and Chocolate Pecan Fleur de Lis Turtle, packaged in a thank you box!



Welcome Louisiana Baby

Welcome the new baby with everything a Louisiana baby could need! This gift includes a Yellow Fleur de Lis Cotton Bib, Yellow Fleur de Lis Cotton Newborn Onesie, Night Night Louisiana Book, and White Fleur de Lis Teether. Each gift comes with our complimentary gift wrap, tied with a gender neutral bow and hand written gift message.


Suite Dreams

Although mama will be blessed, she will be tired! This gift will be nothing but “suite” dreams with this beautiful assortment of feel good gifts. This gift includes a beautiful Floral Silk Robe [One size fits most], Sweet Olive Soapworks Rosemary Mint Dead Sea Bath Salts, Voluspa Prosecco Rose Tin Candle and decadent Acalli El Platanal Chocolate Bar.


Funeral & Sympathy:


This beautiful navy box sets the perfect tone to let the recipient know you are thinking of them whether they are a client or a close friend. The box includes Warmies Eye Mask – Filled with French Lavender, delivers soothing comfort once heated, Harper + Ari Exfoliating Sugar Cubes, Angel Wing Painted Wooden Art, My Saint My Hero Breathe Bracelet and Musee Bath Bomb. 


A Gourmet Gift Basket

A basket perfect for any occasion that says you are in our thoughts. The gift basket includes San Saba Poppin’ Pecan Popcorn, Louisiana Glazed Pecans, 2 Chocolate Fleur de Lis Pecan Turtles, Fleur de Lis Frosted Sugar Cookie, New Orleans Nut Co. Honey Glazed Pecans, Sesame Water Crackers, Brie Cheese, San Saba Peach, Pecan & Amaretto Preserves, Fleur de Lis Spreader, Aunt Gloria’s Sugar Cookies, and Hammered Gold Tin Container. 


At the Basketry making sure you have the perfect gift baskets for any occasion for your clients or your family and friends is what we do. We work with you to make sure your gifts are perfect. We can personalize them to your specifications and hand-deliver locally or ship them with FedEx to other locations. Stop into our store, give us a call or reach out online, our team is here to help. 

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