Gift baskets have been around for a number of years. Though people mean well when they buy a gift basket for another person, most gift baskets that are purchased pre-prepared lack in quality. These gift baskets are put together by a company that is more interested in making a profit, and the result is quantity and not quality. If you do want to give a gift basket, then consider creating your own from scratch. This way, you can personalize it and make your own choices as to the type of basket, and the items it contains based on the recipient’s likes and interests. When someone receives a basket that has a personal touch, they will appreciate the gift more as they realize that you put a lot of thought and effort into it.