When deciding on ideas for Halloween baskets, creating them yourself makes it more personal to the giftee and tailored to fit within your budget constraints. In this post, we'll be sharing answers to common questions and several ideas for building the perfect spooky basket, boo basket, and general Halloween gift baskets.
What is a Boo Basket?
Boo baskets are an anonymous, fun, and friendly game for coworkers and neighbors to surprise each other. Leave a basket on their doorstep or desk filled with Halloween treats and include a note that they have been booed so they can pass along the spirit of Halloween to their neighbors.
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What is a Spooky Basket?
Spooky baskets are created for your significant other or crush. They are typically a mix of the person's favorite things with Halloween inspired items.Things to consider their favorites on tend to be food related: drinks, candy, cookies, gum, and other snacks. There are fun and small ways to incorporate Halloween with candles, ghost stories, movies, jewelry, cozy socks, soaps, and mugs .
What Can I Put in a Halloween Basket?
Halloween themed candy and snacks are always a good go-to, as well as everyday items with a twist to put them in spooky spirits. Below are several ideas to fit with any Halloween personality and with several possible combinations for any budget.
Bat Halloween Basket
Drive them batty with this basket! Give cozy vibes with options one, eight, and nine for under $50.
1. Bat Shaped Cookies, $6+ at Sprinkle Bread House
These can be ordered as standard sugar cookies or with a pumpkin spice flavor.
2. Bat Clip, $5+ at Bee Ribboned
There are several ways to accessorize with this upcycled bat clip.
3. Wristlet, $11 at Amazon
They can use this organizational pouch every day of the season.
4. Flying Bat Coasters, $25 at Bright Spirits Designs
These coasters make for subtle Halloween decor.
5. Glitter Earrings, $10 at Gift of Heart
A cute and festive casual jewelry piece.
6. Handcrafted Soap, $9 at Twinkles Beautique
This bar is almost too creative to use and has an aroma of fall.
7. Tealight Holder, $18 at Sava Keramika
This ceramic candle holder makes a cozy home accessory.
8. Bat Socks, $15 at Gifts By Starr
With these socks, they'll have a bit of Halloween wherever they go.
9. Bat Mug, $19+ at Left Handed Smudges
This mug gives a cute subtle nod to one of Halloweens favorite creatures.
10. Chocolate Bats, $13 at Lindy Pop Chocs
This set of three comes in milk or plain chocolate.
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"You're dearer to me than all the bats in all the caves in the world."
― Morticia Addams, The Addams Family
Witch Halloween Basket
This basket is for the witch theme enthusiast. Try pairing one, four, and seven together for creation cost under $50. Other great combinations are two, six, and eight, as well as three, five, and seven.
1. Witch’s Brew Mug, $15+ at Nicole Grey Designs
A festive way to start the morning and a good match with number four.
2. Poison Apple Candle, $14 at Apothika Candle Co
A great blend of apple harvest notes with novelty packaging.
3. Witch Apron, $23 at Agape Shoppe Co
This apron adds some fun to brewing up some treats.
4. Coffee Blend, $12 at Amazon
The perfect theme addition for the basket.
5. Fat Witch Baking Book, $23 at Amazon
They'll enjoy experimenting and tasting all these recipes.
6. Bath Brew (Similar Style), $13+ at Wolf Moon Company
These bath salts are a relaxing addition to the basket.
7. Novelty Towel, $10 at Peanut and Pumpkin Shop
This towel is an inexpensive and versatile choice for a gift basket.
8. Makeup Bag, $7 at Rebel Decor Design
A cute way to keep their desk or makeup organized.
9. The Little Witch's Book of Spells, $17 at Uncommon Goods
This children's activity book will inspire creative and fun play.
10. Celestial Necklace, $16+ at Mignon and Mignon
This moon will go with a casual outfit or their favorite Halloween shirt.
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"Everyone deserves a chance to fly."
— Elphaba, Wicked
Pumpkin Halloween Basket
This one has to be the most aromatic and tasty theme choice of all the baskets. Pair cozy and treats together with options one, five, eight, ten, and a pumpkin mug.
For additional pumpkin basket ideas, visit our Fall Baskets post.
1. Cotton Candy, $5 at Chocolate Storybook
A pumpkin spice spin on a carnival favorite.
2. Body Scrub, $8+ at Twinkles Beautique
Treat their skin with this exfoliating scrub.
3. Black Pumpkin, $15 at Kirkland's
A dark and spooky decor piece.
4. Pumpkin Spice Syrup, $11 at The Heirloom Gourmet
They can create their favorite coffee beverage at home with this gourmet syrup.
5. Pumpkin Marshmallows, $12 at Homemade Bakes
These gourmet marshmallows will make fright night more festive.
6. Pumpkin Carving Kit, $15 at Amazon
They can create a professional masterpiece with this set.
7. Pumpkin Earrings, $14 at Country Outlaw Designs
Simple and spirited earrings.
8. Vanilla Pumpkin Spice Popcorn, $6 at Amazon
This seasonal flavored popcorn will make a great addition to their horror movie night.
9. Jack O Lantern Candle, $20 at FLD Aromatherapy
This aromatherapy candle also sparkles with glitter.
10. Chocolate Pumpkins, $10 at Chocon Choc
Something sweet to add to the basket.
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“I don’t see how a pumpkin patch could be more sincere than this one.”
— It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
Ghost Halloween Basket
Combine options one, seven, and nine for a stress relief basket, or pair two, five, and ten together for a basket under $30.
1. Howlite Ghost (Similar Style), $16+ at Moonlight Jewels CA
The howlite crystal is known to have a calming affect.
2. Ghost Tears Mug, $10+ at T Co Apparel
Add a little humor to their morning with this mug.
3. Ghost Gnome, $18 at Backyard Dahlia
If they're a fan of gnomes, they'll wan this ghostly guy.
4. Ghost Necklace, $20 at LeBua Jewelrytoo
This personalized charm necklace is great for the Halloween fan.
5. Ghost Marshmallows, $12 at Homemade Bakes
These will help lighten the mood when telling ghost stories around the fire.
6. Ghost Apron, $30 at Home Bath Kitchen Shop
Gift them spooky inspiration for the kitchen with this apron.
7. Ghost Soap, $11 at Gillybeans Boutique Co
A fun way to enjoy lavender soap.
8. Ghost Figurine (Similar Style), $6 at Hurricane Pottery
This mini ghost is a cute addition to any table.
9. Ghost Stories Candle, $15 at Realm of Madame L
These are almost too cool to burn.
10. Cookie Cutter, $3+ at Bobbis Cutters
This gift makes for a fun activity and delicious treat.
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Be sure to share your favorite theme for Halloween baskets in the comments below. We wish you a Happy Halloween!
Until next time,
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