DIY Gift Basket Ideas for Book Lovers

Homemade DIY Gift Basket Ideas for People Who Love to Read!

Coming up with a great gift idea for a friend or family member who is obsessed with books can be a bit of a challenge. If you buy them books, there’s a good chance that they will have already read them. Of course, buying them a 1st edition will always go over well, but none of us have the funds to make that happen. This is why putting together a gift basket for book lovers is a fantastic idea. You get to work within your budget, and there’s a great chance that your gift recipient won’t already have most of the smaller book-themed items that you include!

Book Lover Gift Basket Ideas

We’ve made the process of building your own gift basket for people who love to read super easy by creating an amazing a-la-carte selection of book-themed items that you can purchase directly from Amazon. We’ve included popular and affordable gift items that will easily fit within most baskets. Of course, you don’t have to go with our selections, we are simply presenting you with some great ideas for items typically included in a gift basket for people who love to read theme! You may be able to find some of these gift items at your local retailers as well. Hopefully, our suggestions will present you with enough ideas to get you started.

For your convenience, we’ve broken out the basket items by category to make it easy for you to build your homemade DIY book lover gift basket. Just select one or more items from each category, add some of your own unique touches, and just like that, you’ll have everything you need to create an amazing and very thoughtful gift!

Let's Start Creating Your DIY Book Lovers Gift Basket!

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Begin by Selecting a Couple of Fun Reading Themed Mugs

Check out these fun ideas...

Book Lover Mug Gift, Bookish Gifts, Librarian Mug, Bookworm Mug, Yes I Really Do Need All These Books (11oz)

Book Coffee Mug, Book Lover Gift, Bookish Gifts, Librarian Mug, Bookworm Mug, Gift for Bibliophile, Books and Cats (11oz)

Book Lovers Gifts Women – 12 oz Wine Tumbler or Mug

BAD BANANAS Book Lovers Gifts – Bookmarks Are For Quitters Mug – 15 oz

Now Let's Add Something to Wear!

Check out these super fun ideas...

It’s a Good Day to Read a Book T-Shirt Women Book Lovers Tops Bookworm Shirt Funny Graphic Print Reading Short Sleeve T

Book Shirt Women Reading Tops Librarian Shirts Book Lover Gift Shirt Teacher Graphic Tee Tops

Women’s Once Upon A Time A Girl Loved Books Idea Gift T-shirt

Abibliophobia – Funny Reading Bookworm Reader Gift T-Shirt

Socksmith Time For A Good Book

Hanes Men’s Short Sleeve Graphic T-shirt Collection

Disney Beauty And The Beast Belle My Weekend Is Booked T-Shirt

Funny Book Socks

And Finally, Let's Top Off Your Book Lovers Gift Basket

Adding a couple of these fun book lover themed items will really show that you put some thought into this gift. Here are a few ideas...

Kate Spade New York Canvas Tote Bag with Interior Pocket

Novel Teas contains 25 teabags individually tagged with literary quotes from the world over, made with the finest English Breakfast tea, for the book lover

Thank You Appreciation Gift for Women Men Bookmark with Tassel

Glocusent LED Neck Reading Light, Book Light for Reading in Bed, 3 Colors, 6 Brightness Levels, Bendable Arms, Rechargeable, Long Lasting, Perfect for Reading, Knitting, and more!

Danya B Small Iron Sculpture Accent Piece

The Book Lover’s Cookbook: Recipes Inspired by Celebrated Works of Literature, and the Passages That Feature Them Paperback

Book Lover Gift Reading Book Club Keychain If I Can’t Take My Book I’m Not Going Keyring

Book Lovers Paperback

Energizer Clip on Book Light for Reading in Bed, LED Reading Light for Books and Kindles, 25 Hour Run Time, Kindle & Book Reading Lamp (Batteries Included) , Black

White Mountain Puzzles Readers Paradise – 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

Re-Marks Literary 1000 Piece Puzzle (Dog Tales)

Coffee & Books Beaded Bookmark Hardcover

Book Lovers Gifts Box – The Perfect Gifts for Book Lovers -Contains 5 Curated Reading Gifts in a Beautifully Packed Box – Includes a Tote Bag Comfy Socks Book Mark and More – Ideal Gifts for Readers

Book Lover’s Gift set

Baskets and Fill Material

If you need baskets and fill material, we recommend heading over to your local Dollar Store if you have one in the neighborhood or within the general vicinity. You might also have some luck at Walmart or Target. Amazon also has a wide variety of baskets in various, shapes, sizes, and materials.