13 Fun + Useful Easter Basket Ideas for Grown-Ups
Treat the big kids in your life to one of these egg-cellent themed gift baskets.
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For the Home Chef
We all know someone who loves to cook (or eat what’s cooked). A basket full of practical kitchen supplies like this one by Jill Nystul will give the chef in your life fun tools to enjoy for years to come. Arrange kitchen supplies such as colorful utensils and a kitchen timer in a vibrant colander, swapping out messy Easter grass for cheery dish towels. Finish it all off with faux carrots and eggs for a festive nod to the holiday.
For the Gardener
Do you know a gardenerd or two? Whip up a basket of their favorite gardening essentials to give as a sweet gift. This goody "basket" is filled with seeds, stylish gloves and a handy trowel. Go the extra mile by arranging items in a handmade chalkboard terra cotta pot and don’t forget to their name on the front!
For the Coffee Enthusiast
But first, coffee. This basket is perfect for your favorite caffeine devotee. Fill a woven basket with a french press, personalized mug and their favorite brew packaged in a vintage tin. Add in some biscotti snacks to be enjoyed immediately or while sipping a fresh cup of egg-spresso.
For the Wine Connoisseur
Who doesn’t love a good wine and chocolate pairing? This praiseworthy Easter basket comes stocked with a bottle of vino, matching wine glasses and an ever-iconic milk chocolate bunny. Kick it up a notch by crafting a "Happy Easter" banner for the front of the box that you can use year after year.
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For the Flower Lover
Fresh flowers have a way of brightening even the dreariest of days. Add cheer to your Easter table by creating one or all of these festive floral centerpieces, then send them home with bloom-loving guests once the party's over. Pictured above: a decorative egg basket with fresh blooms, whimsical cake stand terrarium and sunny fresh flowers in a vase filled with marshmallow bunnies.
For the Parent-To-Be
Is your favorite grown-up a soon-to-be mom or dad? Surprise him or her with a basket stocked with everything they might need in the months to come, plus a few after-baby goodies. Give it an Easter spin by throwing in a stuffed bunny for baby to hold.
For the Grad
Because spring commencement is right around the corner from Easter, give the grad in your life a basket stocked with post-graduation essentials. This sweet gift features a few handy kitchen basics such as a cutting board, coffee mug, dish towels, measuring spoons and recipe book, but feel free to get creative with other grad-approved gifts like cash, an extra phone charger or even a Netflix subscription.
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For the Cheese Aficionado
This gourmet Easter basket will have your recipient saying “cheese, please!” Hand-select a variety of artisanal cheeses to pair with savory nuts and gourmet crackers, then carefully arrange it all in a farmhouse-inspired basket. Take your gift to the next level by including a slate cheese board and spreading knives.
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For the Chocoholic
Do you know someone with a serious sweet tooth? Make them an all-edible Easter basket to enjoy. This sweet treat is made up of chocolate-covered wafers, chocolate eggs, edible Easter grass and modeling chocolate. Round up the kids to help construct this decadent basket for their favorite adult. Fun for the whole family!
For the Movie Buff
We know a few cinephiles who'd love this stay-at-home movie night basket. Load it up with all the binge-watch must-haves such as popcorn and soda, then add in a few favorite Easter treats and a DVD or two. Alternatively, a ready-to-pop popcorn bucket can serve as the receptacle for your movie night goodies.
For the Friend That Needs to Relax
Is someone you love in need of some serious "me time"? Treat them to a basket brimming with luxurious body butters, soft, cozy slippers and soothing bath oils. Make it festive by adding in a decadent Easter-themed candie to indulge in while relaxing.
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For the Snack Addict
You can never go wrong with holiday-themed snacks. Not only are they fun to put together, but they also make for an ideal gift for the foodie in your life. These “carrot” treats are the perfect mix of healthy and indulgent. Round up your snack-a-holic's favorite orange-hued eats, a few clear piping bags and green tissue paper for a quick and easy gift idea.
For the Cocktail Nerd
Set the beverage-enthusiast in your life up with a basket filled with all the ingredients to make his or her favorite drink. A bottle of specialty liquor, flavored syrup, garnishes and a boozy coffee table book make up this basket, but the options and combinations for your special someone are endless. Cheers!
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