5 Easy Holiday Gift Basket Ideas

It happens every year. You spend hours trying to find that one perfect gift for each person on your list. This is the year you stop the madness. How? With gift baskets. Pick a theme, pick a few items, personalize each basket and you’re done.   


One thing that’s essential for every basket: a basket, of course. DG has a bunch of cute options to choose from. You’ll also want to pick up tissue paperbowstagsribbons and notecards so you can make each basket personal and special.  

Baby Essentials for New Parents  

Let’s be real: new parents don’t have time for themselves, so skip the restaurant gift cards and give them something they’ll really appreciate. A baby essentials basket is a welcome gift anytime. DG’s Gentle Steps  brand has everything you need for baby, including: 

  • Diapers 
  • Wipes 
  • Diaper cream 
  • Shampoo 
  • Baby powder 
  • Baby blankets 
  • Cute outfits
  • Baby Toys 

Something New and Something Blue for Newly Marrieds 

The holidays are a popular time to get engaged and married. And holidays are all about home, so help your newly whatevered friends set up housekeeping with a fun home-themed basket.  


A few ideas about what to include:  

  • Kitchenware: Pick out a few plates and coffee mugs. You can even include the coffeemaker – —DG has a wide range of kitchen appliances at prices you won’t believe. 
  • Bed Sets: Fluffy sheets, blankets and comforters help make a house feel like a home. 
  • Towels: White is a great choice. White towels are easy to clean and can coordinates with any other color. 
  • Wine: Who doesn’t love a bottle of wine? Make it really special with DIY personalized labels. 
  • Gift Cards: Include a DG Gift Card so they can pick out what they want or grab a gift card to their favorite coffee shop or restaurant. DG has a huge selection.  


Gifts He’ll Love 

Fill a basket with fun finds for even the most impossible-to-shop-for guy in your life. And pick out a cute basket just in case you get it back when he’s done. Fill a basket with: 

  • AXE Mens Gift Sets: He’ll smell so good this may actually be a gift for you. 
  • Dial Men’s Ultimate Collection: Everything he needs to make mornings easy. 
  • Earbuds: DG has lots of different colors and styles, including wireless earbuds (perfect for all those workouts he’s planning for the new year). 
  • Auto care products: Make his car look and smell as good as he does. 
  • Flashlights: Next time the power goes out, he’ll be the hero. 
  • Shirts and socks: You know he needs them, but he won’t buy them himself.  


Gifts For Her 

Pamper your mom, sister, wife or girlfriend with a basket of beauty and health goodies. DG has a sleigh’s worth of gift sets for you to choose from. Or fill a basket with: 

  • Beauty Finds: Believe Beauty and Studio Selections have literally thousands of products to give her makeup bag a makeover.  
  • Bath Sets: Set her up to soak the stress away. Our faves  are  the Sweet Pea bath set or the Dr. Teals Lavendar gift set.
  • At-Home Manicure: Fill a basket with nail polishes in fun colors, remover and nail art stickers for a salon experience at home. 
  • Candles: Studies show that a basket full of candles in different seasonal scents and colors is actually the most perfect gift ever.   


For The Fur Babies 

Lots of people find a new puppy or kitten under the tree, so new pet parents will love a basket full of goodies for their new fur baby. Fill up a basket for Fido or Felix with: 


Gift baskets are a great way to make small items have a big impact. Save even more on your holiday shopping with DG Digital Coupons. Sign up today by clicking here, or just visit the digital coupons gallery on the DG App.  For more holiday gift ideas, check out our Holiday Hub

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