DIY Fruit Gift Baskets
Fruit gift baskets – Select a container. “Gift Basket” is a generic term, so you can choose any container you like, whether it is a wicker basket, decorative metal plants, attractive tote bag, or pretty bowl. Choose fruit from a grocery store, fruit stand or farmer’s market, or pick them from your own garden. Choose fruit that the recipient will like and that offer color and variety when arranged together. you can include any fruit you think the recipient would like.
Pick out small items to be included with the fruit. Nuts, non-toxic flowers and individually wrapped candies are easy to incorporate and make attractive accents. Make candy itself or pick flowers from your garden for an extra special touch. Arrange all gift items in the fruit gift baskets. Creating a stable, attractive arrangement of fruit first, then add accent items. If you buy a deep pan, place a foam block or other padding in the bottom to raise the level of the fruit.
This makes fruit gift baskets look attractive full without having to spend quite as much fruit. End gift; Depending on the look you want, you can simply tie a ribbon on the handle, wrap the basket in clear or colored cellophane, or put it in a basket bag, available at craft and floral supply stores. Include a card or note. Enter the recipient’s name on the front of the envelope if you do not want to see him or her in person.