Candle Gifts For Occasions & Relaxation

August 21, 2017

I absolutely love candles & used to have such a big collection when I was younger. I had some that were so pretty I couldn’t bring myself to burn them though! The one that springs to mind was a pink square one with sea shells in it. A bit like this one… We also love candles at BasketsGalore. We have a few varieties in our Pampering & Occasion Gift Baskets. (Shop…

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Personalisation For Corporate Gift Baskets

We have a few corporate clients who order regularly throughout the year, mainly sending “Welcome” gift baskets to new home owners or new clients. One of them recently requested to add in branded items such as a mug alongside the rest of the hamper goodies. This is something we had previously looked into doing in-house, but decided it was a few years away yet to have sufficient demand to warrant…

July 31, 2017
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Summer Fruit Gift Baskets Scorching Good Value

The arrival of Summer is good news in terms of our Fresh Fruit Gift Baskets, as it means certain varieties of fruit are available once again. Although we offer fabulous fruit baskets all year round from only £34.99, there are certain ingredients which are harder to get in the Winter months. Cherries, pears, bananas, blackberries, peaches and nectarines are either more readily available or are also usually higher quality at this…

July 5, 2017
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Christmas Hampers: Size Matters For BasketsGalore

We are about to start photographing our new 2017 Christmas Hampers and Baskets range ( I know it’s much too early to think about!) and I got to thinking about how to show scale in these photographs. There are lots of different Hamper Companies to choose from at Christmas Time and we noticed that some of the items for sale are miniatures or not full sized. Here at BasketsGalore we pride…

July 1, 2017
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Top 5 Get Well Gift Basket Choices

Ok, so you’ve probably seen us going on about Get Well Gift Baskets, but do you actually know which items go into our Alternative Get Well Gifts? 1) Fresh Fruit This is quite an obvious one, as the most popular thing to give to someone poorly is some lovely, healthy, juicy fruit. 2) Magazines/Books We started offering magazines and novels in our gift baskets a number of years ago, and…

June 30, 2017
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Ideal Father’s Day Gifts: Baskets Of Treats For Dad

So unless you’ve been hiding yourself away over the last few days you will probably have noticed that Father’s Day falls this Sunday, 18th June. (History of Father’s Day.) Even though I’ve known about it for a long time I still haven’t sorted a present for my Father-in-law and my husband, from our kids. Whoops! If you find yourself in the same boat, then look no further as this is…

June 14, 2017
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Baby BasketsGalore: Introducing Jellycat’s Huggable Soothers

Every mum will appreciate and value the comfort that their baby derives from a having a favourite toy to snuggle up to. Jellycat have been creating original and innovative soft toys in London since 1999.  They continue to combine luxurious fabrics with designs that always make them stand out from the crowd. We chose Bashful Monkey from their range because Lynne’s eldest daughter has a monkey which she carried with…

June 14, 2017
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Cocoa Republic: Chocolate Bars Created By You

June 6, 2017

Last Thursday, we got a call from one of our suppliers, James Chocolates enquiring about some chocolate samples they sent us. Chocolate Samples? There was Chocolate Samples? Cue an instant quick rummage through out post and indeed! There was a slim package with three bars of chocolate inside. And of course, the moment ‘chocolate samples’ was mentioned and uncovered, I was over nosying at it faster than you can think…

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Competition Round Up: BasketsGalore’s Latest ‘Spring’ Winners

The Spring Time at BasketsGalore is a very busy period for us, as there are quite a few occasions/holidays in quick succession and so we usually run extra competitions during these periods too. We thought we’d update you with our latest Daily Dispatch, Mother’s Day and Easter Competition Winners. March 2017 Daily Dispatch Winners March saw Natalie and Carl being selected as our “Daily Dispatch” competition winners on Facebook &…

May 11, 2017
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Baby Skincare: Organic All The Way

We just love babies here at BasketsGalore, and we also love creating the best baby gift baskets we possibly can full of high quality, big brand items. With baby skin being so delicate we are particularly fond of organic items, and this is reflected in our baby skincare range. We stock products from Earth Friendly Baby, Vital Touch (Natalia) and Seascape: Island Apothecary. These range from shampoo and body washes,…

May 5, 2017
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Birthday Spoons You Say?

A spoon might not be the 1st thing you think of as a birthday gift, but these cute antique, engraved spoons by La De Da Living are proving to be a major hit. La De Da specialise in sourcing vintage cutlery from across the UK, which is silver plated and hand stamped with a message to create a “one of a kind keepsake.” Each piece of cutlery is original and…

May 5, 2017
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