60 Special and Fun Christmas Gift Basket Ideas

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Unique Christmas Gift Basket Ideas to DIY 

Be they in boxes or baskets, in bins or in jars, we Divas simply can’t get enough DIY themed Christmas gift baskets! They’re sweet, creative, and one-of-a-kind, making them the PERFECT holiday gift for all of your loved ones! That’s why we’ve compiled a fabulous and oh-so-festive list of 50 of the BEST Christmas gift basket ideas – just for you! Full of personality and pizzazz, and catered specifically to each giftee’s needs, these yuletide Christmas baskets will make everyone feel jollier than St. Nick himself!

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To make things even sweeter than Christmas candy, we’ve split our list into four fabulous sections so you can find the best Christmas gift basket ideas for anyone on your list. Check out these gift basket themes:

On dasher, on dancer, and on to the gifting!

Christmas Baskets for Kids & Teens

They’re sometimes naughty, sometimes nice, a little bit picky, and a lotta bit awesome. That’s why we’ve chosen some of the best kid and teen-approved Christmas gift baskets that are sure to put smiles on those sweet faces!

Christmas Baskets for Kids and Teens

There are so many fun gift basket ideas for kids, you’ll never run out of inspiration here!

Crafty Gift Basket Ideas for Kids

  1. Tackle Box Craft Kit (Mama. Papa. Bubba.) – Gone fishin’? We simply can’t get over the cuteness and creativity behind this Tackle Box Craft Kit! {This tackle box is perfect to use with this idea!} Oh! and if organizing is your thing, check out this post!
  2. DIY Art Caddy (I Heart Organizing) –  Little artists will absolutely adore their very own art caddy – and its assembly is sure to give you a healthy dose of Picasso-glow! {Use these labels to add the chalkboard look on the front!}
  3. Creativity in a Box (The Dating Divas) – Keep the kidlets entertained for hours with their very own Creativity in a Box, and say goodbye to boring!
  4. Beginner Sewing Kit (Smashed Peas and Carrots) – Set newbie sewers a stitchin’ with their very own mini-sewing kit! These pins are a sewing MUST!
  5. Loves to Draw Gift in a Jar (The Gunny Sack) – Young artists will be all over this jarred gift containing pens, pencils, and plenty of supplies!
  6. Art Gift Baskets (Meri Cherry) – Amazing ideas for what to stuff into an art gift basket for your kiddos. 

Christmas Gift Baskets for the Kitchen

  1. Baker Gift Basket (Hello Life) – Why not inspire the budding baker in your life with their very own baking basket?! Don’t forget the kid’s cookbook!
  2. Coca-Cola and Hot Cocoa Gift Box (Anders Ruff) – Give those soda slurpers something they’ll really love with this combination colacocoa gift kit!
  3. S’mores Jar Gift (A Night Owl Blog) – S’more treats means s’more fun for everyone! Printable gift tag included! Have you seen these indoor S’more makers? They would be perfect to include with this basket.
  4. DIY Cupcake Kit  (Non-Toy Gifts) – You say cupcake, we say “yes!” Younger tykes will love the colorful assembly, and super-sweet taste factor, of this unique gift! {Or snatch up this kit! It would be the ultimate gift for the baker in your life!}

Activity Christmas Gift Baskets

  1. Winter Survival Kit (Happy Go Lucky) – A little bit warm and a lotta bit wonderful, this gift in a jar will have young ones begging for snow days! And who doesn’t love fun fuzzy socks?!
  2. Pen Pal Kit (Making Mondays) – This DIY pen pal kit (printables included!) is a fantastic way to help young ones connect! Running low on time, you can pick up a pre-made one!
  3. Book Lovers Gift Basket (Hub Pages) – Use a fun gift basket to inspire your children’s love of reading! Add a stuffed animal, reading light and any other themed reading items.
  4. Fort Kit (Wit and Wander) – Kids would love to put together a fort! This is the perfect gift basket for kids.

Christmas Gift Basket Ideas for Girls

  1. Girls Gift Basket (Serenity Now) – Perfect for pre-teens and young ladies alike, this girly gift basket has everything she’ll need to be looking glam! Grab those fun lip glosses here!
  2. Hello Kitty Towel Basket (Direct Impressions) – Find something your girls love, like Hello Kitty and put together a fun little gift basket.
  3. Disney Princess Gift Basket (A Gift Basket Case) – What girl wouldn’t love a fun princess themed gift basket?

Christmas Gift Basket Ideas for Teens

  1. Sports-Themed Gift Bucket (Hoosier Homemade) – Teenage boys will consider this gift basket a home run! You can add some of these fun balls for them to throw around!
  2. Colorful Gift Basket Ideas (A Girl and A Glue Gun) – Find some fun items in your boys’ favorite colors to make a fun gift basket!
  3. Games and Snacks Gift Basket (Sprinkle Some Fun) – Find something your kiddo loves, like video games, then add their favorite snacks. Maybe you can even enjoy a little of the basket together.

Themed Christmas Baskets for Women

Be they moms, girlfriends, sisters, or aunties – these ladies can be hard to shop for! So what do you give to the woman who has everything? One of these flashy and sassy Christmas gift baskets, of course!

Christmas Gift Baskets for Women

Cozy Christmas Gift Basket Ideas

  1. Cozy Slippers Gift (Pretty Providence) – Oh so cozy, and oh so soft, this slipper gift has us craving a cup of cocoa! {These would be the perfect slippers for this gift idea!}
  2. Non-Dairy Hot Chocolate Gift Basket (Frog Prince Paperie) –  Dairy-free eaters will be stunned when you present them with their very own Non-Dairy Hot Chocolate Gift Basket! Mmmm… And how cute is this basket?!
  3. Peppermint Pampering in a Jar (The Gunny Sack) – Looking for an excuse to delve into all things peppermint? You’ve found it! Don’t forget the chapstick!
  4. Box of Sunshine (Fantabulosity) –  Help your gal pal beat those winter blues with her very own Box of Sunshine! This darling notebook would fit in perfectly!
  5. Holiday Cookie Basket (Tomkat Studio) – Make a batch of cookies and snuggle up by the fire? Sounds pretty cozy to me. This is the perfect Christmas gift basket!

Easy Gift Baskets for Women

  1. Christmas Jar Gift (Lil’ Luna) – This Christmas themed jar is as creative as it is cute! And that nail polish color? Yes, please!
  2. Mani-Pedi in a Jar (One Good Thing By Jillee) – Give that lady a well-deserved pamper day with her very own mani-pedi kit, just packed with goodness! {We LOVE these jars for so many gift ideas!} 
  3. Christmas Breakfast Gift Basket (Craftberry Bush) – Toss together some breakfast essentials to gift to someone who needs a little something extra this Christmas.
  4. Scrapbookers Gift in a Jar (The Scrap Shoppe Blog) – Pack this gift in a jar with all things scrap-booky and give it to the scrapper in your life! Don’t forget the Washi Tape!
  5. Snack Gift Basket (A Helicopter Mom) – What women wouldn’t enjoy a basket full of snacks!?

Practical Christmas Gift Basket Ideas

  1. All-Natural Cleaners Gift (Hostess with the Mostess) – Do a double duty DIY with this all-natural cleaners basket, including recipes and printables!
  2. Oven Mitt Stocking (Yellow Bliss Road) –  For a clever twist on stocking stuffing, pack an oven mitt with all sorts of treats!
  3. Baking Gift Basket (Darling Doodles) – A few new washcloths and baking tools is always nice to add to the kitchen.
  4. Mommy Survival Kit (Classy Clutter) – Give both new and old mommies a gift that they will truly treasure (and make plenty of use of!). This little bracelet would be so cute in this kit!
  5. Green Beauty Basket (Hello Glow) –  We, the Divas, love all things ‘beauty’ and this all-things-green beauty basket has us spellbound!
  6. Gift Wrap Caddy (I Heart Naptime) – Gift wrapping nightmares will be a thing of the past with THIS caddy in tow.

Themed Christmas Baskets for Men

From their adoration of snack foods to their love of the car, these Christmas gift baskets are PERFECT for the man in your life!

Christmas Gift Baskets for Men

  1. Guy Food in a Jar (One Good Thing By Jillee) – A big jar stuffed with loads of man-approved snacks, this is one gift will leave them drooling. {If you want a done-for-you kit, check out this Hangry Kit!}
  2. Gamer Gift Basket (The Dating Divas) – Give the gamer in your life a ‘high scoring’ gift with this video game themed basket!
  3. A Gift That Doesn’t Stink (Cutefetti) – Scrub-a-dub-dub, it’s a gift that he’ll LOVE! For even more man-approved pampering, be sure and check out our DIY Foot Rub Kit!
  4. Home Improvement Bucket (Just Make Stuff) – What guy could complain about their honey-do list when they’ve got a love-packed basket of tools in tow?!
  5. Sunday Morning Basket (Ruffled) – Pack with coffee or cocoa and throw in a year’s subscription to his favorite paper for ultimate gift satisfaction!
  6. Pop Bottle Gift Set (Lil’ Luna) – Give him a six-pack he’ll REALLY enjoy with this ‘sweet’ gift!
  7. DIY Mistletoe Kit (The Dating Divas) – This super simple, and slightly seductive, gift in a jar will leave you both seeing stars!
  8. Car Care Gift Basket (Life’s a Bargain) – For the man who loves wheels, this gift is the one. Add in an air freshener or two!
  9. Take It Easy Basket (Fantabulosity) – Help him relax from a long work week with a basket that is full of everything cozy. These slippers would be perfect for this basket!
  10. Super Bowl Gift Basket (Birthday Bullseye) – Make him feel like a winner with his very own Super Bowl in a basket! For even more sports-themed gifts, be sure and check out A Year of Sport-Themed Dates!
  11. Commuter Gift Basket (My Frugal Adventures) – Is he stuck in the car for hours a day? Give him this gift that’s guaranteed to make his commute a lot more pleasant!
  12. Stuffed Burger Gift Basket (I Think We Could Be Friends) – Add buns, condiments, and a one-of-a-kind tool to create a gift that will make his mouth water.
  13. Romantic Redbox Date Night (The Dating Divas) – Give your movie-loving man a gift that will make him blush with this Redbox themed box-o-love. For even more romance-in-a-box, consider gifting him our DIY Sexy Subscription Box!

Themed Christmas Baskets for Families

Spread a little Christmas cheer to friends and neighbors with these DIY gift baskets the whole family will enjoy!

Christmas Gift Baskets for Families

  1. Root Beer Float Kit (Thirty Handmade Days) – What better way to give the gift of fun than with a DIY float kit?!
  2. Snow Day Survival Kit (The DIY Mommy) – Give Mom and Dad a helping hand with this gift tin; perfect for that upcoming Snow Day! Make sure to include a Sno-Art Kit with this one!
  3. Ice Cream Sundae Kit (Liz on Call) – It may be Christmas, but that doesn’t mean ice cream is a no-go. Quite the contrary with this chilly gift! Add in an ice cream scoop, just in case!
  4. Hot Cocoa Gift Basket (Tomkat Studio) –  Help friends, neighbors, and couples warm up with their very own cocoa kit!
  5. Christmas Eve Box (The Dating Divas) –  Make someone’s Christmas Eve a bit more magical with this clever gift in a box.
  6. Christmas Cookie Kit (Bloom Design Online) – We’re in awe over how adorable this Christmas cookie kit is! For even MORE Christmas cookie fun, take a look at our Sprinkles and Cookie Party!
  7. Taco Dinner Kit (Darling Doodle Design) –  Spread the fiesta with this practically done-for-you taco basket! I’m loving these salsa bowls that you could include!
  8. “We’ll Do The Dishes!” Gift (A Girl and A Glue Gun) – Give a helping hand with this SUPER quick and budget-friendly gift – perfect for busy families and complete with a printable gift tag!
  9. Dog Gift Jar (AJ Wears Clothes) – Don’t forget Fido! Make sure the family dog is included with this snazzy gift in a jar.
  10. Pancake Breakfast Basket (Curly Q Paper) – Recipients will truly appreciate the gift of breakfast this season, especially if it’s THIS cute! Don’t forget the syrup!
  11. Winter Cold Survival Kit (The DIY Mommy) – Sniffles and sneezes are part of the season, but make sure friends and family are prepared with this DIY cold kit! Have you heard of Boogie Wipes? They’re perfect for the littlest sniffler!
  12. Christmas Decor/Wrap Kit (A Girl and A Glue Gun) – A lack of tape will be a thing of the past with this perfectly complete Christmas decor/gift box. For even MORE decor fun, surprise your neighbors with our Ding-Dong Ditch Doorstep Christmas Surprise!

Bonus Christmas Gift Basket Ideas from The Dating Divas

How fun would a Family Date Night Basket be?! You can get ALL the printables for a WHOLE YEAR of family date night right here! Yep, there’s one for every month of the entire year, PLUS binder printables to keep it all organized. Talk about a meaningful family gift idea that keeps on giving all year long!

Family Date Night Rules

May these items inspire your Christmas gift giving to be creative, magical, and oh-so merry! For even more great gift ideas, be sure and check out our Christmas Neighbor Gift Ideas and our list of Christmas Gifts for Kids! We even have a huge list of our Favorite Children’s Christmas Books! Happy Gifting!


I'm a friendly gal who's obsessed with all things marriage and Hubby-related :). When I'm not having adventures with my sweetheart and baby boy, you can find me in photographer mode, deep in a Netflix binge, or crafting! I also enjoy treasure hunting (aka. thrifting), dark chocolate, and eating as much sushi as possible.

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  2. Such fun ideas! Men in my family are always the hardest to shop for, but I think they would love some of these. Pinning this post so I can remember it come Christmas time!

    1. Kara, I totally agree! They’re super tricky to shop for! Luckily, this list has some AMAZING (and easy!) ideas. Hope you find something great!! Xoxo

  3. I love these ideas, but would also like a list of ingredients or suggestions for each one. It is hard to tell from pictures.

    1. Hi Debbe! Good news! Each picture has a number in the bottom left corner that corresponds to a link/description of that particular item! Just find the number, click the link, and voila! You’ll be taken to the original post that lists EXACTLY what you need and how to put together your basket :). Pretty great, huh? Thanks for reaching out and please let us know if you have any other questions!

  4. This list is so awesome! It has lots of different ideas that I haven’t seen on Pinterest/done by others yet. I can’t wait to use one to ask my girls!! I like the clothespin dolls a lot for some reason, they are so cute. The necklaces and scratch off cards too! Such great ideas!

    1. Hi Beth! Thank you SO much for your sweet comment 🙂 Aren’t those ideas the cutest?!! Hope you and your family have a very Merry Christmas! Xoxo

  5. Thank you for this awesome list! My husband and I decided to go the more “thoughtful” route versus buying stuff neither of us needs. This has been such great inspiration/excellent ideas!

    1. Kelsey, you are SO welcome!! 🙂 I think that’s wonderful that you and your hubby are doing that! Thank you so much for your comment and hope you have a very Merry Christmas! Xoxo

  6. Thank you for all the great ideas! Men’s baskets can be the hardest to put together. I loved all the ideas…. now for shopping!

    1. Hi Deb! Thanks SO much for your comment! I totally agree about the men’s baskets- they can be SUPER tricky! So glad you loved the ideas and I wish you the best of luck with your shopping! 😀 Merry (early) Christmas!

  7. This is such a fun roundup of ideas! I’m super flattered to see that my Super Bowl gift basket made the list too. 🙂 I’ll be pinning. ALL these ideas look fantastic. Thanks Elizabeth!

    1. Jannie, we were thrilled to find your idea and include it in our list! 🙂 Thank you SO much for letting us share it and for your sweet comment! Xoxo!

    1. Sharon, a burrito kit would be DELICIOUS! 😀 Thank you so much for your comment and we hope have a very Merry Christmas!