Homemade Gift Baskets – Creative Gift Basket Ideas For An Inexpensive DIY Gift

Creative and inexpensive homemade gift baskets – ideas for men, women, boyfriends, couples, Christmas, Mother’s Day, birthdays or ANY special occasion, Holiday or fundraiser. From baby showers and housewarming baskets to raffle baskets and Christmas gift baskets, you’re sure to find the perfect idea for your DIY gift basket needs.

Let’s take a look some really creative handmade gift basket ideas you can make whether you’re on a budget or not.
Homemade gift baskets - inexpensive creative gift basket ideas to DIY for birthdays, anniversary, him, her, graduation, Christmas, Valentine's Day, Door Dash gift baskets, Vasectomy care packages, Bunko party favors, raffles, co-workers, teacher appreciation, Orange You Glad themed gift baskets, summer, Aldi gift basket ideas, end of school year student gifts, Star Wars lovers, candy puns, lottery tickets, sympathy baskets and MUCH more.

Updated on March 15, 2023

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There are a lot of homemade gift basket ideas on this page AND there are links to posts with a TON more ideas based on the gift basket theme you need.

From a ‘self care’ gift basket for her birthday or Mother’s Day….

LOVE the rubber duckies!

Homemade gift baskets for her birthday or Mother's Day - cute DIY 'You Time' gift basket idea for women

To a Star Wars themed birthday gift basket that says “YODA the Best!”.

Homemade gift baskets - Yoda / Star Wars themed gift basket ideas

There’s also this cute ‘I Love You Because’ candy pun gift basket to make for him.

Homemade gift baskets for him - cute candy pun gift basket ideas for boyfriend gifts with food, snacks and funny sweet sayings for each gift basket item

Lots more DIY gift ideas for him on these pages:

Gifts to make your boyfriend when you’re broke – or out of time.

Open When letter ideas for him

Sweet and romantic handmade cards for your man

Here’s a cute homemade gift basket idea for that special someone who LOVES shopping at Aldi.

Homemade gift baskets - creative DIY gift basket ideas for the one who LOVES shopping at Aldi

Or how about some Bunko party favors?

Look at these SUPER cute gift bags to make with some cheap Dollar Tree store gift bags and a black Sharpie marker (or black dot stickers if you aren’t so steady free-hand drawing like me haha!)

Bunko party favors and gift ideas - cute and easy gift bags and homemade gift baskets for Bunko party favors - perfect for your ladies group too.

Door Dash driver gift baskets? Of course!

How about these little “thank you” Easter-themed gift baskets to leave for your food delivery customers.

Homemade Gift Baskets - Easter-Themed Door dash gift basket ideas to make as thank you gift bags for food delivery customers

You can even make a homemade gift basket care package to celebrate his vasectomy.

Yep, I said it – his VASECTOMY.

As in… Snip Snip HOORAY!

Homemade gift baskets - Vasectomy care package gift basket ideas funny AND hilarious ideas for a Snip Snip HOORAY DIY gift for him

My cousin sent me the gift basket idea in a text message picture the other day, and I just think it’s stinkin’ cute!

Would love to know where she found it!

Not all gift baskets have to be IN baskets either.

Like these adorable end of the year gift BUCKETS for students from teachers:

Handmade gift baskets for students from teachers - cute summer-themed end of the school year gift basket ideas made with cheap Dollar Tree store beach buckets

These “Orange You Glad” gift baskets are perfect for teacher appreciation gifts, graduation gifts, birthday gifts…. heck, for ANY homemade gift basket need.

Homemade Orange You Glad Gift Baskets - easy, inexpensive and CREATIVE DIY gift basket ideas to make for teacher appreciation, graduation, birthdays, co-worker gifts, retirement, Mother's Day, end of school year, summer, new home housewarming gifts, door dash thank you gift baskets, best friends, boyfriends and more.

You can turn these orange-themed homemade gift baskets into a cute and creative gift for just about ANY occasion.

Here’s some ideas of what to write…

“Orange You Glad It’s Your Birthday”


“Orange You Glad It’s Almost Summer”


“Orange You Glad You’re Retiring”


“Orange You Glad The School Year’s Over”


“Orange You Glad I’m You’re Co-Worker”


“Orange You Glad I’m Your Best Friend”


“Orange You Glad I’m Your Girlfriend”


“Orange You Glad You Graduated”


“Orange You Glad You Got a New House”


“Orange You Glad It’s Mother’s Day”


You can twist it and write things like my SON did…

“Orange You Glad I’m Your Son”


“Orange You Glad I’m Your Student”


Those are all super cute, right?

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