Gift baskets today have crossed over from the standard food basket to a way of being creative. They can be done men, women and children. A gift basket for men is a great way to show that you are not only celebrating a event in his life but that you have put together items that based on what he enjoys. Here are some great theme ideas for the baskets.
Sports Team Basket: Probably one of the most popular type theme baskets, but also one of the easiest. This basket can be filled with munchies for the game. Dips, chips, drinks, candy, and noise makers to help celebrate a team’s victory make this basket a fun treat. Check out the local party store for great game celebrating accessories. If you have a larger budget, check out books or magazines about the team, shirts, mugs, and other team accessories to match. A great place to shop for these types of items are discount retailers. Yes, it may be last year’s shirt, but when it has your team logos on it, that really doesn’t matter. Costs for this type of basket can be under $20.
Hobby Basket: Is your guy a avid golfer? Chess player? Fisherman? This basket makes a great gift item, since you can fill it with inexpensive hobby related gear. Great places to shop for these items is your local retail chain that carries a sports department, a sports hobby shop and even at online auctions sites such at ebay. Cost for this basket can range from $20 up.
A Night/Day Out Basket: Does your guy have a favorite local sports team? How about a team he likes coming into town to play a game? A golf tournament he might want to attend or be in? This kind of basket is perfect for that. It can feature a shirt to wear to the game, gift cards to eat out, and tickets for the event. Look at places like StubHub.Com where you might be able to save quite a bit of money on the tickets. Also check out Restaurant.Com that offers local discounts if eating out for more than one. Cost for this basket would be $50 and up.
Accessory Basket: With all the electronic gizmo’s out there, accessories can be endless. If the receiver of your basket has a Ipod, Cellphone, laptop and more, then a gift basket like this would be perfect. You could fill the basket with itune cards, electronic gift cards, cases for the phone, attachments to be used on the go, arm bands, speakers and so on. Check out local retailers, online stores and auctions to get ideas. Cost of this basket would range from $30 on up.
Food and Drink Basket: This basket can be done according to taste. It can be done as a breakfast, wine and cheese, dessert, meal, or snack basket. You can fill it with all kinds of goodies that would be enjoyed. Think of unusual items, that the person would love but not always buy for themselves. The cost of this basket would be $25 dollar and up.
Theme gift baskets for men can be fun to put together. Once you figure out what theme you would like to go with, the possibilities are endless and easy to think off. Just remember, the first thing to do is establish your budget. This will make it easier not to get carried away and overspend. This something you will regret later on, even if your basket is much appreciated.