DIY Tea Gift Baskets
Homemade DIY Tea Gift Basket Ideas For Any Gift Giving Occasion!
As long as there are tea lovers in this world, there will always be a demand for tea gift baskets. For some reason, tea and gift baskets just seem to make a great combination. Making your own homemade DIY tea gift basket is actually quite easy. The most challenging part of creating the gift, is deciding what type of tea to include. Just know, that no matter what teas you decide on, your tea gift basket recipient will absolutely love what you put together for them.
When deciding on tea for your DIY tea gift basket, you first need to choose between loose leaf tea and tea bags. You’re safest bet is to go with tea bags, unless your recipient is a real tea aficionado. Although, even tea drinking aficionados appreciate a good cup of tea, no matter how it’s prepared. You’ll also need to decide whether to include decaf, caffeinated, or a combination of both. And finally, you’ll need to decide on what tea varieties and flavors to include.
There are literally thousands of options available for inclusion in your DIY tea gift basket. So many choices can be a bit overwhelming. Well, have no fear, we are here to help! We came up with a great a-la-carte selection of items that you can purchase directly from Amazon to create your own unique DIY tea-themed gift basket. We’ve included highly-rated selections at various price ranges to allow you to accommodate your budget, while still allowing you to create a tea gift basket your recipient will love! Of course, you don’t have to go with our selections, we are merely presenting you with some items typically included with the tea gift basket theme! You can find many of these items at your local gourmet food store as well. Just keep in mind, that you will need to keep any perishable items that you buy refrigerated until you present the gift.
For your convenience, we’ve broken out the basket items by category to make it easy for you to build your DIY tea gift basket. Just select one or more items from each category, add a few of your own unique product touches, and within minutes, you’ll have everything you need to create an amazing tea gift basket that will rival anything you can purchase from the over-priced gift basket companies. Please note that some items are in multiples, which is helpful if you are creating multiple DIY gift baskets with the same, or similar theme.
DIY homemade tea gift baskets make great gifts for birthdays, Mother’s Day, Christmas, and more. You can also give them as thank you gifts, housewarming gifts, and get well soon gifts!
Let's Start Creating Your DIY Tea Gift Basket!
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Begin by Selecting Some Amazing Tea
Everyone loves a good tea gift basket, unless of course, it's missing the tea!
Now Choose at Least 2 Mugs or Tea Cups
If you're building your own homemade DIY tea gift basket and forget to add something to hold the tea in, well. let's just say that your gift recipient will not be pleased when they attempt to pour some tea and nothing is there to pour it in to. Here are some ideas and suggestions to get you started.
How About Adding an Infuser?
Even if your DIY tea gift basket recipient only knows how to use tea bags, adding an infuser will make them feel more important. Like they would be able to invite the Queen of England over for tea.
Let's Sweeten Things Up a Bit
Your DIY tea gift basket recipient will hate you forever if you don't add some gourmet cookies or mouth-watering dark chocolate to the mix. You can have tea without sweets!
How About Throwing in Some Scone Mix?
For whatever reaso, tea just seems to go great with scones. Adding a delicious scone mix to you DIY tea gift basket will add that special hand-crafted homemade touch to your gift, even if your recipient has to do the baking.
Consider Adding a Couple of Jars of Yummy Jam
If you really want to show that you put some thought into creating your DIY tea gift basket, add some jam. It's like the Sound of Music movie...."Tea, I drink with jam and bread..."
Now Let's Add Some Honey to Tie it All Together!
Honey is the ultimate tea sweetening ingredient. It's the reason why bees enjoy drinking tea.
And Finally - Add Some Candles
Adding a candle or two to your DIY tea gift basket will really light up your gift recipient when they see how much thought you put into their gift.
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.