Category Archives: Reader Submission

Just Be Mine

James Hartier of TWISTEDBASKET lives up to his business slogan, “Where Imagination Becomes Reality”. Perfect line, shape, balance, and imaginative use of texture WOW the recipient with eye-popping pleasures. 

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Reader Letters

Dear Debra, Since I am fairly new to the gift basket business, I became a subscriber to learn more. Not only have I learned a tremendous amount about how to run my business, but I have gained confidence to keep … Continue reading

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A Welcome Step Up

Cecilia Hinske, The Giving Spirit Ltd. in Plymouth, MI created this Step-Stool Welcome Basket by building around a step-stool and filling it with items the new neighbors might need as they move into their new home.

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Picnic just in Time

Mary Redding and Dianne Drupp, PA, packed this pretty picnic basket.  Drupp explains that this basket has a number of marketing possibilities. In addition to being sold in their store, the basket can be used in corporate accounts to welcome … Continue reading

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Rainy Day Cheer

For office employees who are feeling under the weather, Charlene Bearden, Georgia, created a Rainy Days Lunch wreath. Backed by an evergreen wreath trimmed with blue and silver, simple lunch items of tuna, soup and crackers are incorporated into the … Continue reading

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Custom Presentation

Create your own packaging to dress up common snack brand packaging. Design labels and print them on your computer. Glue sticks or Glue Dots® will keep the custom labels securely attached. Dress up designs with shredded ribbon, curling ribbon, and … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween

Betallic Balloon s-t-r-e-c-h-i-n-g the Halloween spirit with this 42 inch bat foil balloon. To see more designs go to www.betallic.com

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God’s Promises

  Design by Saundra Tabron, Capital Heights, MD Inspirational gifts sell through summer. Condolence and comfort baskets top customer request lists.

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Witches Brew

Sales can be potent when they are stirred up with fall charity auctions. This fun design gets attention and establishes a creative reputation for your business. The pot is packed with soup mixes and decorated with fall foliage, ribbon, and … Continue reading

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Dr. Goodbear

Dreary health care units will instantly brighten with this hospital hospitality basket, as it uplifts your customers’ loved ones with crunch snacks, calming botanical tea, a retrospective toy, and the adorable Dr. Goodbear, who delivers neither bad news or needles.  … Continue reading

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