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.

DIY Tea Gift Basket

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!

The Republic of Tea Gourmet Blackberry Sage Black Tea, 2.8 oz Tin | 50 Tea Bags, Gourmet Black Tea

Tazo Tea Bags Sampler 20 Count Variety Gift Box, 10 Different Flavors with By The Cup Honey Sticks

Teavana Jade Citrus Mint, Green Tea With Spearmint and Lemongrass, 15 Count 15 Sachets (Pack of 4)

The Republic of Tea – Ginger Peach Green Tea, 50 Tea Bags, Tin | Flavored Fruit Tea | Caffeinated

Stash Tea Fruity Herbal Tea 6 Flavor Tea Sampler, 6 boxes With 18-20 Tea Bags Each

The Republic of Tea – Honey Ginseng Green Tea, 50 Tea Bags, Tin | Flavored Gourmet Tea | Caffeinated

Harney & Sons Victorian London Fog, Black Tea w/ Bergamot Oil, Lavender, and Vanilla, Grey, Tin of 30 Sachets

The Republic of Tea Cranberry Blood Orange Black Tea, Tin of 50 Tea Bags

Twinings Tea, Black Tea Sampler Variety Pack with Four Flavors; Earl Grey Tea, English Breakfast Tea, Lady Grey Tea & Irish Breakfast Tea, 20 Tea Bags (Pack of 3)

The Republic of Tea British Breakfast Tea 2.8 oz Tin, 50 Tea Bags, Gourmet Black Tea | Caffeinated

Harney & Sons Chamomile Herbal Tea, Classic Tin, 20 Sachets, white

Pukka Organic Tea Bags, Relax Selection Box Herbal Tea, Perfect for Inner Harmony, 45 Tea Bags

Taylors of Harrogate English Breakfast, 50 Teabags

Taylors of Harrogate Blackberry & Raspberry Herbal Tea, 20 Teabags

Taylors of Harrogate Assorted Specialty Teas Box , 48 count (Pack of 1)

Tea Forte Single Steeps Loose Leaf Tea Sampler, Assorted Variety Tea Box, 15 Single Serve Pouches (Paradis)

Stonewall Kitchen Wild Maine Blueberry Tea, 2.8 oz

Stonewall Kitchen Raspberry Peach Tea, 2.8 oz

Stonewall Kitchen Orange Cranberry Tea, 2.8 oz

TAZO Tea Bags, Chai Tea, Decaf Tea, 20 Count (Pack of 6)

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.

Tea Forte Kati Cup Cherry Blossoms, Ceramic Tea Infuser Cup with Infuser Basket and Lid for Steeping Loose Leaf Tea

Sweese 205.109 Porcelain Tea Mug with Infuser and Lid – You Are My Cup of Tea, 15 OZ, Mint Green

Sweese 201.101 Porcelain Tea Mug with Infuser and Lid, 15 OZ, White

Tea Forte Kati Cup Lotus, Ceramic Tea Infuser Cup with Infuser Basket and Lid for Steeping Loose Leaf Tea

Set of 4 Coffee Mug Sets, DeeCoo 15 Ounce Large Ceramic Coffee Mugs

Mora Ceramics Tea Cup with Loose Leaf Infuser, Spoon and Lid, 12 oz, Microwave and Dishwasher Safe Coffee Mug – Rustic Matte Ceramic Glaze, Modern Herbal Tea Strainer

Mora Ceramics 12oz Coffee Mug Set of 4 – Ceramic Tea Cups with Handle – Microwave and Dishwasher Safe, Perfect For Cup or Mug Lovers – Rustic Matte Glaze, Modern Design Mugs – Assorted Colors

Bosmarlin Matte Ceramic Coffee Mug, Tea Cup for Office and Home, 13 oz, Dishwasher and Microwave Safe

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.

2pcs Tea Infuser, Scdom Stainless Steel Ball Mesh Tea Strainer, Amethyst & White Crystal Moon Pendant Tea Ball Tea Filter with Extended Chain Hook for Brew Fine Loose Tea and Spices & Seasonings

Yoassi Extra Fine 18/8 Stainless Steel Tea Infuser Mesh Strainer with Large Capacity & Perfect Size Double Handles for Hanging on Teapots, Mugs, Cups to Steep Loose Leaf Tea and Coffee

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!

Lindt LINDOR Sea Salt Milk Chocolate Truffles

Lindt LINDOR Assorted Chocolate Truffles

GHIRARDELLI Intense Dark Chocolate Squares, 86% Cacao, 4.12 Oz Bag (Pack of 6)

Ghirardelli Chocolate Squares, Premium Assortment, 4.85 Ounce

Ghirardelli Chocolate Squares, Dark and Raspberry Filled, 5.32 Ounce

Rip Van Chocolate Hazelnut Wafer Cookies

Pepperidge Farm Milano Cookies, Dark Chocolate, 20 Packs, 2 Cookies per Pack

Tate’s Bake Shop Tiny Chocolate Chip Cookies, 1 ounce (Pack of 24)

Dolcetto Lemon Wafer Bites, 0.70 Ounce (Pack of 24)

Loacker Quadratini Dark Chocolate bite-size Wafer Cookies

Walkers Shortbread Fingers Shortbread Cookies Snack Packs,1.4 Ounce (Pack of 24)

Pepperidge Farm Milano Cookies, Dark Chocolate, 10 Packs, 2 Cookies per Pack

Fiorella Crunch Wafer Cookies – Delicious Chocolate Covered Crispy Thin Wafers with Layers of Hazelnut Cream Filling

Highkey Keto Cookies Chocolate Chip – 3 Pack – Almond Flour Keto Snacks

Biscolata Mood Cookies with Chocolate Filling – Crispy Biscuit Shell Filled with Milk Chocolate Creme

Pepperidge Farm Milano Mint Chocolate Cookies, 7 oz. Bag

Dutch Caramel Stroopwafel Duo by Belgian Boys, Authentic Waffle Cookies, Individually Wrapped, No Preservatives, Non-GMO, Case of 15 2-packs

ChocZero’s Keto Chocolate Covered Almonds – Milk Chocolate Coconut – Roasted Almonds Dipped in Sugar Free Candy (3 Pack, 3.5oz per bag)

Hu Hunks Vegan Chocolate Covered Almonds With Sea Salt | 2 Pack | Non-GMO, Gluten Free, Paleo, Organic Dark Chocolate

Pepperidge Farm Milano Mint Chocolate Cookies, 7 oz. Bag

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.

Garvey’s Downton Abbey best Of British Traditional Organic Scone Mix, 9 Ounce

Sticky Fingers Bakeries Premium Scone Variety Mix, Lemon Poppyseed and Wild Blueberry (Pack of 2)

Stonewall Kitchen Blueberry Scone Mix, 12 ounces

English Scone Mix, Lemon Poppyseed by Sticky Fingers Bakeries – Easy to Make English Scones Fresh Baked, Makes 12 Scones (2 pk)

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..."

Stonewall Kitchen Strawberry Jam, 12.5 Ounces

Stonewall Kitchen Wild Maine Blueberry Jam, 12.5 Ounces

Sweet Strawberry Jam by Good Good – 12 oz / 330 g – Keto Friendly No Added Sugar Strawberry Jam – Keto – Vegan – Gluten Free – Diabetic (Strawberry)

Sweet Apricot Jam by Good Good – 12 oz / 330 g – No Added Sugar Apricot Jam – Vegan

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.

FM Homestead Honey Sticks (50 count)

Manukora MGO 50+ Multifloral Raw Manuka Honey New Zealand – Authentic Non-GMO Pure Honey, MGO Certified, Traceable from Hive to Hand

BEEKEEPER’S NATURALS Wildflower Honey – Raw, Wildcrafted, and Unprocessed- Rich in Nutrients and Beneficial Enzymes- Notes of Mint & Lavender-100% Raw, Pure Honey- Paleo-friendly, Gluten-Free (1.1lbs)

Local Hive Authentic Wildflower Raw & Unfiltered Honey, 16oz

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.

Capri Blue Scented Candle – Cotton Wick – Luxury Aromatherapy Candle – 19 Oz – Volcano – White

Bath & Body Works, Aromatherapy Stress Relief 3-Wick Candle, Eucalyptus Spearmint

Yankee Candle French Vanilla Scented, Classic 22oz Large Jar Single Wick Candle, Over 110 Hours of Burn Time

Crackling Wood Wick Candle Handcrafted with Organic Coconut Wax and Essential Oils (Eucalyptus Mint, Standard 8 oz)

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.