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Gift Baskets

Posted by evelyn_craftdiva (My Page) on
Wed, Dec 13, 06 at 16:30

Here are some of my gift baskets that I've been working on.

Chocolate Lovers
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Coffee Lovers
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Tea Lovers
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It's A Boy
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It's A Girl
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I'm still planning on making "Friendship", "Cat Lover", "Dog Lover", "Sports Lover", "Old Age" and House Warming" ones. They won't be in time for Christmas but I hope to sell them all year round. In some I am incorporating some of my gag type items like the Sports Dammit Doll, Friendship seeds, Spools of Friendship, OTH Voodoo Dolls, Survival kits, etc. On the back of each one I am adding a laminated card with a poem or saying or something specific to the theme printed on it. As an example here is what I am using for the cat one.

Cat's Prayer
Now I lay me down to sleep,
I pray this cushy life to keep.
I pray for toys that look like mice,
And sofa cushions, soft and nice.
I pray for gourmet kitty snacks,
And someone nice to scratch my back,
For windowsills all warm and bright,
For shadows to explore at night.
I pray I'll always stay real cool
And keep the secret feline rule
To NEVER tell a human that
The world is really ruled by CATS!

Anyone have any other themed basket suggestions?TIA


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Great job!!
ginger


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Your baskets are wonderful! Bet you will do really well selling them. Love your kitty basket poem too. Thanks for letting us see them. Luvs


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Just wanted to jump in here and say your baskets are beautiful! and what ideas you have, Iam sure you will do well selling them, no suggestions I think you have it all covered
oddie


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Thanks Ginger, Luvs and Oddie for the nice comments! I really
appreciate it!!


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Fantastic baskets - I'll take 10 of those "CHOCOLATE" ones right now!!! The cat poem is excellent - that's my kitty, the "cushy life," - he's got it better than I do!!!

Sal


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Thanks Sal! Funny thing is that with all the chocolate lovers
like you out there you would think that I would have sold 1,
no such luck. I did however sell the tea lover one. Go figure!


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What fun! How about a gardner's basket, or an herb gardner's basket. Some Sweet Pea seeds, an "I'm out back" sign for the front door.

Great idea :)


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Great job with the baskets! How are you doing selling them?
I am new here to this site and so far I really like it


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