Choosing  the best basket for your Gift Baskets means thinking about what contents you intend for your gifts. You can choose a small to large basket depending upon your needs. Colorful or tradition basket weave, almost anything goes. Even the most simple metal basket can look chic with the right contents a a pretty bow.

Here are some gift basket ideas

A Big Blue Bucket works well for shower gifts, kids toys, and large sized gifts.

Blue Bucket with Rope Handle
Bucket with Rope Handle – $1

Tall rectangle baskets are great for wine, pasta and bread gift baskets.

Tall Rectangle Plastic Baskets - Dollar Tree - $1
Tall Rectangle Plastic Baskets – Dollar Tree – $1

Laundry baskets are perfect for wedding shower gift baskets, Trunk Party gifts ( college students), and first apartment gift baskets

colorful laundry baskets
Colorful Laundry Baskets – Dollar Store $1

Betty Baskets are perfect for specialty foods, get well gifts and grooming supply gift baskets.

Betty Baskets
Betty Baskets from World Market – $10

Madras Basket make wonderful food gift baskets, Fisherman and Sewing Gift Baskets.

Madras Basket from World Market - $10-$25
Madras Basket from World Market – $10-$25

Metal Rectangle baskets provide a good place for puzzle books, coloring books and art supply gift baskets.

Metal Rectangle Baskets - DollarTree - $1
Metal Rectangle Baskets – DollarTree – $1

Trendy brightly colored baskets make fun baby shower gift baskets, home warming  or hostess gift holders.

Trendy Cloth Baskets - Dollar Tree - $1
Trendy Cloth Baskets – Dollar Tree – $1

Celebrate Halloween by filling this witches cauldron with all your friends favorite candy and treats!

Halloween Witches Cauldron Basket
Halloween Witches Cauldron Basket – DollarTree $1

These linen lined wire baskets create the mood for gift baskets of homemade jams and jellies, cookies and baked goods.

Linen and Wire Baskets
Linen and Wire Baskets World Market – $10 – $20

Oval wire baskets are very versatile and can be used for beauty supplies, wine, speciality foods, pet gifts and many more.

Oval Wire Baskets
Oval Wire Baskets – DollarTree – $1