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Giving a hostess a gift basket is a beautiful way to assert thank you. By the finish of the party or event, most hostesses are exhausted and in need of pampering and rest. Once the last jar of wine yous emptied plus the dishes washed and put apart, some little relaxation can help revive worn out feet and aching muscles. Thoughtfulness on the part of the guests can go a long way inside assisting a worn out hostess feel appreciated.

Difficulty: Moderately Simple


Things You'll Require

Basket Ribbon Small non-food gift items Small food gift items Shredded paper, tissue report or other filler Thank-you card

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1 Choose some basket that she may reuse to other objectives. basket also apples picture by Maciej Syrek from

2 Small toiletry items are perfect gift items for a hostess basket. wellness image by Yvonne Bogdanski from

Choose small gifts that can in good shape effortlessly in the basket. Food items should be small, such since single-serving coffees, teas, sparkling wine, nuts also chocolates. If your hostess has dietary restrictions, stick to non-food items similar as candles, scented soaps and bath salts. If your hostess is a near friend, you might consider adding things that you know she would use, these kinds of being flower seeds for some gardener, some wooden spoon for a cook or a little container of her favorite fragrance.

3 Ribbon twining lower all over the cope with adds a unique touch to your hostess gift basket. whitened ribbon image by Liz Wagon Steenburgh from

Place the largest item inside first. Choose only one big product, together with the scaled-down ones nestled in all over the main particular. Coordinate items with a color or theme. Fill any empty spaces with tissue paper, shredded paper or filler made specially to baskets. Add some festive ribbon on top. Small items can be attached with ribbon to the handle of the basket.

4 A handwritten note adds a special touch to a hostess gift basket. pen and paper image by Melissa Schalke out of

Write a small note on the thank-you card. Tuck it to the basket. Some handwritten note adds a meaningful touch to the hostess gift basket.

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Topic revision: r1 - 19 Nov 2011 - 12:27:21 - ElzadaAquino8
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