How to Design A Mother's Day Gift Basket

Mother’s Day is on the way, so there’s no better time than now to start planning what you are going to do for your mom. One of the most thoughtful and creative things you can do is design a Mother's Day gift basket for them — you can do this yourself from scratch, or you can buy a pre-made basket depending on your budget and how much time you have.


If you would like to get an idea of how to put together your own basket, read on for a step by step process!

Step 1: Come Up With A Theme

Start by coming up with a theme based on what you think your mom will like and appreciate. If she has many interests and likes, you may not need a theme. However, a theme can make the basket look more cohesive and attractive when complete. Here are some ideas to start you off:

  • Coffee lover
  • Tea enthusiast
  • Chocoholic
  • Breakfast in bed
  • Movie themed
  • Entertainment
  • Book lover
  • Spa day basket
  • Craft supplies
  • Self-care basket

    Step 2: Plan Ahead

    You need to plan ahead — don’t give yourself a few days to create the perfect basket! Come up with your ideal budget for the basket as a whole, and then start looking for items you can include. Keep an eye out for items on sale that could go perfectly in your basket, and make sure you consider how the gifts will look when placed together. Look at the size, shape, and color of the gifts to decide what will look best. It’s a good idea to have a mix of sizes and shapes for interest, but you should have your container for reference, first. You could use an old vintage basket, a woven basket, or some