Wine Lover's Auction Basket Ideas

Create a wine basket with accessories, snacks, wines, and reference books.

  • Wine (different varieties: red, white, dessert, etc.)
  • Bottle opener
  • Small wine refrigerator
  • Cookbooks
  • Wine reference books
  • Day trip to a local winery gift card
  • Cheese
  • Crackers
  • Ice bucket

 

Life's a Beach Silent Auction Basket

A beach theme is a fun and cost-effective way to make a silent auction basket. Several low-cost items can quickly add up to an incredible basket. It's also appealing for a school silent auction where there are families with small children. Package the basket in something fun like a beach cart or cooler.

  • Frisbee
  • Snorkel
  • Beach towels
  • Boogie board
  • Cooler
  • Disposable waterproof cameras
  • Beach cart
  • Umbrella
  • Pails and shovel
  • Sandcastle molds
  • Sunscreen
  • Bubbles

 

"Let's Get Physical" Auction Basket for Exercise Lovers

An exercise basket can be appealing to a diverse group. Pick items that are the latest in fitness to make it fun and inviting.

  • Resistance bands
  • Free weights/dumbells
  • Yoga or exercise mat
  • Exercise DVDs
  • Certificate for personal training sessions
  • Certificate to sporting goods store
  • Trial membership at a local gym

 

Family Night Silent Auction Basket

A family night with games, movies, and popcorn is an appealing basket for any family type. Fill your basket with items such as:

  • Family movies
  • Popcorn
  • Board games
  • Pizza gift certificate
  • Movie candy

 

Spa-Tacular Silent Auction Gift Basket

A spa auction basket could work well in an event that hosts women. Start with a certificate to a local popular spa and embellish with a few items to dress it up.

  • Spa robe
  • Cute flip flops
  • Spa gift certificate
  • Nail polish
  • Lotion
  • Pedicure kit
  • Magazines
  • Cute spa bag/purse

 

Golf Lovers Silent Auction Basket for Golf Enthusiasts

Create a basket with passes to local golf courses, golf items and accessories. Basket items could include:

  • Golf tees
  • Balls
  • Soft cooler
  • Oversized umbrella
  • Club covers
  • Autographed items
  • Golf passes to local courses
  • Tournament tickets
  • Sunglasses
  • Golf glove
  • Visor
  • Hat

Jewelry Silent Auction Basket

Save high-ticket jewelry pieces for a live auction, but unique costume jewelry or mommy-and-me jewelry sets are excellent for most silent auctions.

  • Bracelets
  • Charms
  • Earrings
  • Necklaces
  • Jewelry cleaner
  • Travel cases
  • Jewelry box

 

Parents' Night Out Gift Basket

Take restaurant gift certificates and combine them into a theme that would make any parents' night out a dream. If it is a school fundraiser, check to see if a popular teacher would donate babysitting services for the night or check with local groups that offer parents' nights out.

Local Fun Silent Auction Basket

Make a basket of regional books and local gift cards to allow the buyer to explore the local area.

  • Gift cards to local venues/restaurants
  • Park pass
  • Museum passes
  • Hiking book
  • Family regional book
  • Disposable camera
  • Photo book

 

Yoga Gift Basket

A yoga basket is a unique basket theme. Items you could include in your basket are:

  • Yoga mat
  • Yoga DVD
  • Yoga books
  • Starter kit
  • Gift card to local yoga studio
  • Relaxation CDs

 

The Joke's on You Silent Auction Prank Basket

This basket of pranks is a hit for families with young boys. It is a perfect silent auction item for schools, clubs, or boys' sport events.

  • Bug-in-an-icecube
  • Plastic insects
  • Whoopie cushion
  • Shock pens
  • Dirty soap
  • Joke book
  • Handshake buzzer

 

Garden Gift Basket

Green thumb gift baskets work well for springtime auctions.

  • Seeds
  • Plants
  • Garden tools
  • Gift card to garden center
  • Gardening books
  • Garden caddy
  • Gardening gloves

 

Learn Your Lessons

Ever wanted to take piano lessons or become better at tennis? Many establishments will offer gift certificates for a free lesson at their place of business. This is one where you will need to know your audience. An auction basket for music lessons may go over very well at a school, while a series of tennis lessons may work better at a country club. Combine the gift certificate with a small basket or item to make it stand out. For example, include a small basket of balls and accessories with a tennis lesson auction item.

  • Music lessons
  • Tennis lessons
  • All-star sports lesson
  • Golf lessons with a golf pro
  • Craft lessons
  • Cooking lessons

 

I'm a Chocoholic

Fill this basket with chocolate galore! This is a fantastic option near Valentine's Day or Christmas where the basket can double as a gift.

  • Fine chocolates
  • Cookbooks
  • Coffee
  • Chocolate kits
  • International chocolate varieties
  • Gift card to local bakery

 

Magic Silent Auction Basket

A magician's basket works well for school silent auctions or events that attract adults with children. It is an affordable and popular auction item. Ask local magic stores for gift card donations or items in exchange for advertising to round out the basket.

  • Deck of cards
  • Magic paraphernalia
  • Melissa & Doug magic set
  • Book of magic tricks

 

Young Sports Fan Silent Auction Basket

Fill a basket with fun sports items for boys (or girls). You can target it to toddlers with plastic and soft sports equipment or an older age with more performance-based sports equipment. Pick a specific sport or mix-and-match. Top it off with a gift card to a local sporting good store or tickets to a local sporting event.

  • Football
  • Baseball bat, glove, and ball
  • Hockey stick
  • Hacky sak
  • Basketball
  • Fact books
  • Indoor sport items such as an over-the-door basketball hoop

 

Throwback Gift Basket: Back in Time with Your Favorite Treats from Your Favorite Decade

Were you a child of the '40s, '50s, '60s, '70s, or '80s? Do you miss that favorite candy or soft drink? These retro throwback gift baskets are full of decades of fun!

Pizza Maker Silent Auction Basket

Pizza is something the entire family can enjoy together. Layer your basket with a children's pizza kit, cookbook, pans, pizza cutter and sauce. Round it off with a gift certificate for a local kitchen store or grocery store to complete this fun basket.

Melissa & Doug Basket: Fun Fake Food for Little Chefs

High quality Melissa & Doug wooden toys are keepsakes. Their incredible craftsmanship and unique design capture the imaginations of children. They have wooden sandwich making sets, wooden pizza making sets, wooden cookies, and wooden fruit. Pick a theme-based assortment, such as a group of food products.

Beer Making Basket: Make Your Own Beer

For hobbyists that love beer, a beer making kit would make a great gift. Keep costs low and simple on this one. No home breweries are starting here, you just want to draw in those who have an interest and keep your audience broad. Include mixes, ingredients, a beer brewing jug, beer brew books, and a certificate to a local beer barn (in the event their brew goes south!).

Sew Crafty Basket

Put together gift certificates from craft stores such as Michaels, Hobby Lobby, or Joanne's Fabric with a themed craft item to create a craft lover's dream. Your theme could be do-it-yourself thank you cards or make-your-own wreaths.

  • Sewing machine
  • Patterns
  • Craft how-to books
  • Material, beads, special papers, or other craft-related items

 

Young Children's Classics Silent Auction Gift Basket

Create a basket full of children's classics that will bring a lifetime of memories.

  1. Dr. Seuss books
  2. Nursery rhymes
  3. Soft books
  4. Shel Silverstein
  5. Beatrix Potter
  6. Eric Carle

 

Puppy Love Silent Auction Gift Basket

Appeal to dog lovers with an auction gift basket that makes their dog the crown prince.

  • Treats
  • Dog toys
  • Dog bed
  • Bowl
  • Fashion
  • Pet store gift card
  • Pet books
  • Gift certificate to local dog groomer

 

Scrapbook Silent Auction Basket

A school, child care center, or other family-centered organization can have success with a scrapbook gift basket. Stores like Michaels, Hobby Lobby, and even Walmart offer an array of unique designer scrapbook papers and accessories. A few ideas include:

  • Keepsake scrapbook
  • Scrap paper
  • Paper punches
  • Stickers
  • Carrying bag/organizer
  • Photo organizer

 

Spice of Life Gift Basket

Compile a basket of unique spices, spice racks, and cookbooks. Create a basket with unique hard-to-find spices and delicacies.

Coffee Lovers Auction Basket

Coffee is a hot commodity in many households. Homes with bare kitchen counters and condiment-heavy refrigerators still grace a coffee maker. A basket with unique coffees, syrups, and maybe even a Keurig will be a bit hit at silent auctions.

  • Keurig Single Cup Home Brewing System
  • Coffee flavors
  • Syrups
  • Starbucks gift cards
  • Mugs

MORE BASKET IDEAS

  • Dessert Lover’s Basket: smaller denomination restaurant and cafe gift certificates displayed on a cute dessert plate
  • Day to Be Pampered: manicure, massage, haircut, home cooked dinner delivered to your door
  • Head to Toe Makeover: eyebrow shaping, massage, Pilates lessons, acupuncture, pedicure
  • Do-It-Yourself Spa Basket: bath products, CD of relaxing music, candles
  • Wine Basket: bottle of red wine, chocolates, night at a hotel
  • Date Night: restaurant gift certificate, movie tickets, babysitting
  • Golf Package: round of golf, cart, swing lessons, golf balls
  • Honey-Do Package: hammer, work gloves, hardware store gift card, massage
  • Car Wash/Care Basket: big bucket, gift card for oil change, car wash mitt and soap, tire brush, rags for drying your car
  • Birthday Party Basket: gift card for family fun place, like a local pool, climbing facility, video game arcade; bakery gift certificate for purchasing the cake, streamers, bag of balloons, Happy Birthday sign
  • Picnic In The Park: picnic basket, gift certificate for local cheese store or bakery, bottle of wine, table cloth and napkins
  • Chocolate Obsession: hand-dipped chocolates, fudge, hot chocolate, anything chocolate, mug filled with more chocolate
  • Yoga Lover’s Delight: Yoga classes, Yoga mat, health food store gift card
  • Beach Book Basket: Romance or mystery novels, sun glasses, sun screen, margarita glass
  • VIP Graduation Night Package: VIP seats at graduation, gift card for nice restaurant
  • Knitting Basket: yarn, knitting needles, knitting book, knitting lessons, box of tea
  • Gardener’s Delight Basket: landscape designer consultation, gift certificate to local nursery, load of compost delivered, bag of bulbs, watering can, seeds, gardening gloves, wheelbarrow, kneeling pad
  • BFF Shopping Extravaganza: matching shopping bags, smaller denomination gift cards to local stores or stores at the mall, manicure, coffee shop gift card
  • Baseball Lover’s Basket: signed baseball, bat, tickets to a professional baseball game, jersey
  • Baker’s Delight Basket: cookbook, apron, cookie cutters, cookie decorations, measuring cups and spoons, rolling pin
  • Family Night at the Movies: movie tickets, giant candy bars, bottles of water, bag of un-popped popcorn
  • Coffee or Tea Lover’s Basket: bag or two of coffee beans, travel mug, biscotti, tea pot, tea cup, loose leaf tea infuser, loose leaf tea, book
  • Teacher Story Time: teacher’s time, bookstore gift card, bakery treats
  • Mommy and Me Date Basket: mommy and me haircuts, toy store gift certificate, restaurant gift certificate (for lunch), temporary tattoos
  • End-to-End Dog Lover’s Basket: vet check up, grooming, dog biscuits, safe dog toy (ask at the store), dog waste bags
  • Try Your Luck Lottery Basket: basket of lottery scratch tickets

1. Ice Cream Basket Content Ideas --toppings, sundae dishes, waffle bowls and cones, sprinkles, ice cream scoop, cherries, ColdStone’s gift certificate

2. Art Basket Content Ideas—crayons, paints, construction paper, play dough, colored pencils, sidewalk chalk, paint brushes, finger paints, finger paint paper, glitter, markers, scissors, stickers

3. Movie Night Content Ideas—candy, microwave popcorn, movie gift certificate/ passes, blockbuster/video card, popcorn bowls

4. Coffee & Tea Basket Content Ideas—flavor

ed coffees, coffee mugs, creamers, carafe, flavored teas, tea strainer, creamers, biscotti

5. Beach Bag Content Ideas—suntan lotion, blanket, towels, beach chairs, sand pails/ shovels, beach ball, underwater camera

6. Game Night Content Ideas---family game- Go Fish, Uno, Crazy Eights, regular deck of cards, Old Maids, carrying storage tote,

7. Chocolate Lover’s Basket Content Ideas---hot cocoa, different chocolates, truffles, chocolate cookbook

8. Spa Basket Content Ideas---soaps, bath salts, loofa, sponge, pumice stone, candles, bubble bath, lotion, eye mask, bath pillow, massage oil

9. Travel Basket Content Ideas---travel games, crossword puzzles, maps, atlas, CDS, travel diary, snacks, water, cooler, magna doodle, CD headset, portable DVD player

10. Grilling Basket Content Ideas—grilling tools, grilling mitt/pad, grilling spices, marinades, grilling vegetable basket, meat thermometer, apron, skewers

11. I Love Books Basket Content Ideas--- favorite children’s books, book characters, book marks, gift certificate to Barnes & Noble

12. Fishing Tackle BoxContent Ideas—tackle box, fishing line, bobbers, lures, fishing weights, fishing net, Swedish fish

13. Wine & Cheese Basket Content Ideas—wine, cheese tray/platter, wine glasses, corkscrew, wine topper, wine guide, wine vacuum, wine charms, decanter, napkins, different cheeses

14. Martini Basket Content Ideas---martini glasses, martini mixes, olives, olive picks, shaker, napkins, plates, cocktail book

15. Party Baskets (1—Spiderman and 1—Dora) Content Ideas---tablecloth, plates, napkins, silverware, piñata, disposable camera, balloons, decorations, gift certificate for DQ or bakery cake, gift bags

16. Scrapbooking Basket Content Ideas---paper, photo splits, corner rounders, ribbon, embellishments, embellishment tools, photo organizing case, album, pages, page protectors, pens, stickers, scissors

17. Cleaning Products Basket/Bucket (2 baskets) Content Ideas---glass cleaner, furniture polish, kitchen cleaner, cleanser, dusting mitt, tile/bath cleaner, rubber gloves, sponge, toilet bowl cleaner, disinfecting wipes, floor cleaner, bucket, mop

18. Gardening Basket Content Ideas--- gardening gloves, shovel/tools, watering can, kneeling pad, bug/insect spray, plant food, garden fertilizer, potting soil, hose sprayer, pots, seeds/bulbs

19. Car Kit Content Ideas—bucket, hose sprayer, tire/wheel brush, wheel whitener, tire wet, air freshener, car wash detergent, car wipes, window cleaner, upholstery cleaner, sponges, car mitt, shamee, car wash gift certificates, oil change gift certificates, gas card

20. Italian Basket Content Ideas---pastas, red sauce, alfredo sauce, pesto, olive oil, bread, cookbook, dipping oils, capers, wine, pasta bowls

21. Tailgating Basket Content Ideas---large wheeling cooler, mini-grill, beer, chairs, snacks, water, condiments, nurf football, radio, batteries

22. Princess/Dress-Up Basket Content Ideas---tiaras, shoes, gloves, boas, make-up, mirrors, jewelry, dresses

23. Picnic Basket Content Ideas---basket, plates, silverware, napkins, glasses, salt/pepper shakers, wine, cheese tray, cheese knife, corkscrew, tablecloth, blanket

24. Baking Basket Content Ideas: different chips/morsels, vanilla, sprinkles, frostings, baking powder, baking soda, cookie cutters, measuring cups, spoons, oven mitt, flour, sugar, brown sugar, powdered sugar, oil, baking pans, apron

25. Stamping Basket Content Ideas---paper, cards, envelopes, stamp sets, stamp pads, stamp cleaner and pad, scissors, embossing powder, embossing gun, glue, pencils, pop-up tabs, markers/pens, ribbon, embellishments, beads

26. Dog Lover’s Basket Content Ideas—leash, collar, food dish, food/dish mat, bowls, toys, pillow/blanket, lint roller, brush/grooming tools, treats, shampoo, bones, sweater, food, poop scoop, pet frame/photo album, disposable camera

27. Cat Lover’s Basket Content Ideas—collar, toys, grooming tools, lint roller, food dishes, food mat, treats, cat food, litter, litter box, pet frame/photo album, disposable camera

28. Door County Basket Content Ideas---Cherries, wine, t-shirt/sweatshirt, magnet, guide book, gift certificates

29. Breakfast Basket Content Ideas—pancake mix, waffle mix, preserves, syrup, coffee, creamer, mugs, wire whisk, omelet pan, mixing bowl, sugar and cinnamon, honey, oatmeal, coffee, creamer, juice

30. Camping Basket Content Ideas---camping dishes, pans, flashlights, matches, pudgy pie makers, marshmallows, chocolate, graham crackers, marshmallow skewers, batteries, radio, cards, games, tent, and air mattress

31. Yoga/Pilates Basket Content Ideas---Pilates or yoga books, Pilates and yoga DVDs, yoga mat, yoga ball, yoga rubber bands, yoga wear, relaxing CD, tea, yoga class gift certificate

32. Aromatherapy Basket Content Ideas--- candles, aromatherapy oils, diffuser, aromatherapy book, massage oil, sachet

33. Golf Basket Content Ideas—tees, golf glove, golf balls, golf shirt, certificate for a golf lesson, golf pass

34. Mexican Fiesta Basket Content Ideas—chips, salsa, margarita mix, margarita glasses, rim salt, tortilla holder, salsa/chip bowl, chili pepper towel, Mexican or chili pepper tablecloth, tequila

35. Fondue Basket Content Ideas—fondue pot, chocolate fountain, fondue plates, fondue cookbook, fondue forks, sturnos, napkins

36. Oriental Basket Chopsticks, teapot, tea cups and saucers, fortune cookies, bowls, teas, noodles, spices, peanut oil, sesame oil, table linens, cookbook, gift certificate to restaurants

37. Beer Sampler Baskets (2 baskets) Content ideas---beer glasses, bottle opener, different beer (world beers)

38. Lake Geneva Basket Content Ideas---Sweatshirt/t-shirt, boat ride tour gift certificate, Grand Geneva Spa Certificate, golf certificate

39. Packer Basket Content Ideas—Packer blanket, cheese head, sweatshirt, t-shirt, poster/picture, glasses, football, helmet

40. Date Night Basket Content Ideas—wine/champagne, 2 glasses, nice restaurant gift certificate, hotel or bed & breakfast stay, truffles, gift certificate for flowers

41. Aveda Basket Content Ideas—Aveda products, Aveda spa gift certificate

42. Baby Basket/Diaper Bag Content Ideas---onsies, receiving blankets, pacifiers, bottles, bottle cleaner, wipes, diapers, diaper cream, burp rags, baby toys, grooming kit, safety set (i.e., outlet plugs, cabinet locks), sippy cups, books, booties, lullaby CD, Purell, baby lotion

43. Get Well Soon Basket Content Ideas-- books/ magazines, crossword puzzle, mug, soup, juice tea/coffee, soup mixes, slippers, plant

44. Cards for All Occasions Basket Content Ideas---Card organizer, address book, pens, stamps, cards (i.e., thank you, sympathy, congratulations, new baby, happy birthday, seasonal, new home, retirement, wedding, anniversary, just because, encouragement, etc…)

45. Costume/Dress-Up Trunk Content Ideas---capes, dresses, shoes, ties, gloves, jewelry, costumes, hats, glasses, boas, accessories

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47. Harley Basket Content Ideas—Harley calendar, t-shirt/sweatshirts, models, photo frames, key chain, mug/glasses, towel, blanket, framed picture, road atlas, decals

48. American Idol Basket Content Ideas—American Idol Game, Karaoke CD’s, Karaoke machine

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50. American Girl Basket Content Ideas—American Girl doll, Clothes/accessories

51. Field of Dreams Basket Content Ideas - Gardening Theme - Garden tools (adult & child), seeds, bulbs, kneeling pad, watering can, plant markers, gloves, decorative pots, garden tote, fertilizer spikes, gift certificates to Agway or a garden center.

52. Adrenaline Rush Content Ideas - Coffee/Tea Theme – Flavored coffees, mugs, different teas, flavored spoons, teabag holders, serving tray, tea or coffee, canister, carafe, cappuccino mix, coffee scoop, gift certificate to Dunkin Donuts or Starbucks, biscotti.

53. Pep Rally Content Ideas - Arts & Crafts/Paper Theme – Paints, brushes, markers, stamps & pads, clay, gift certificate to craft store, gel pens ,stickers, paper punches, scissors, beads, colored pencils, stencils, scrapbooking supplies, notepads, stationary.

54. Fútbol Content Ideas - Mexican Theme – Salsas, dips, terra cotta bowls, cumin spice, margarita mix, salt, margarita glasses, refried beans, chili peppers, flan mix, chip & dip bowl, plates or napkins with a fiesta theme, lime juice.

55. Indy 500 Content Ideas - Car Care Theme – Car wash supplies, armor all, car wax, car care cloths, window cleaner, tire gauge, snow scraper, emergency kit, small tool kit, bucket, sponges, air fresheners, cup holders, cd holders, gift certificates for car wash, memo pads.

56. Snack Shack Content Ideas - Chocolate theme – Big candy bars, bag of Hershey Kisses or M&Ms, hot chocolate, chocolate coffee, chocolate covered pretzels, spoons, nuts, fruit, chocolate cookies, brownie mix.

57. Wild World of Sports Content Ideas - Sports Theme – Golf balls, tees, hockey pucks, balls, tennis balls, Gatorade, water bottles, sweat socks (adult or child),baseballs, nerf balls, energy bars, football tee, sweat bands (head or wrist), ball pump or needles.

58. Tailgating Content Ideas - BBQ Theme – BBQ tools, skewers, sauces, meat subs, marinades, spices, apron, grill brush, oven mitt, plastic dishes or tray.

59. How to Play the Game Content Ideas -Book Theme – New books (all ages, kid & adult), bookmarks, crossword puzzles, pencils, magazines, dictionary (pocket or regular), thesaurus, book light, journal, pens, book plates/stamp, gift certificate to book store.

60. Sports Therapy Content Ideas - Bath/Spa Theme – Bath gels, soaps, lotions, massage oil, mineral water, loofah sponge, nail care, candles, bath pillow, aromatherapy, eye covers, bath towel.

61. Non-Contact Sports Content Ideas - Game Theme – Playing cards, travel games, Uno, small board games, such as Yahtzee, brain quest, books of card and travel game ideas, sudoku, crossword puzzles or word game books. 62. Golfer’s Delight Content Ideas - balls, towels, lesson gift certificate, and umbrella

63. NFL Bowl Content Ideas - Game Time- Sports bowl with game time beverages, and delicious snacks. 64. Weekend Getaway Content Ideas - Hotel or Bed/breakfast, his/her robes, wine glasses, chocolate

65. Maid Service Delivery Home maid service come to your home for a day and clean your entire house. Could includes carpet cleaning and/or laundry service.

66. Gardening Basket Basket containing items for kids or parents to plant vegetables in garden and care for them (i.e., seed packets, small shovel, gloves, apron, etc.)

67. Family Fun Membership Basket Donated annual family memberships to kid friendly places like the zoo, museum of natural history, art museum, sea center, and maritime museum. 68. Restaurant Gift Certificate Basket An auction basket full of gift certificates from local restaurants. 69. Luncheon with your Local Firemen A meal with the firemen at the firehouse.

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71. Fun Day in the Sun Tickets for enjoyable tourist activities to do around town.

72. Camping Basket Goodies that can be used for an impromptu camping day, including hiking equipment, sleeping bag, flashlights, and small tent.

73. Road trip basket Bookstore gift card (for reading in the car or book on tape)-small travel toys-travel bingo etc.magna doodle, coloring books, crayons, small travel desk for coloring on, electronic toys-window cling-ons, etcha-sketch, color wonder markers with paper pad.

74. Costume Basket Have each parent in the class put in dress-up costumes - hats, gloves, shoes, scarves, play jewelry, bandanas, eye patches, old Halloween costumes, etc. Wrap it up in colored cellophane with a big bow!

75. Organic Goodies Basket I think teaching kids to eat healthy and quality food is very important. So if you make a basket with organic products or food (that won't perish in a week) either from trader joes, lazy acres, or tri-county and ask the market to donate a gift certificate so that you can put it in there. All the market needs is your Tax id number for schools and they will do it. It's a great way to get great products out there for families.

76. Sleepover Party at the Zoo A sleepover party at the zoo, with kids wearing animal costumes (contact zoo for specifics).

77. Music Basket A basket with a musical theme - concert tickets, instrument(s), CDs, MP3 player, etc.

78. Cultural Handicrafts I've seen handicrafts made by women in 3rd world countries. It would be neat to be able to support a great cause and also auction off interesting cultural handicrafts at the same time.

79. College Basket: shower caddy, binders/folders, sheets, laundry basket, towels, etc.

80. Fourth of July Basket: sparklers, fireworks, USA ribbons & flags, red & blue plates and accessories, red & blue candle, etc. 81. Sewing Basket: scissors, thread, needles, thimble, seam ripper, safety pins, etc.

82. Sports Basket: decorate with a particular team

83. Teacher/Secretary Basket: pens, stapler, tape dispenser, post-it notes, fun binder clips, paper clips, etc.

84. Computer Basket: mouse pad, organizers, paper, CDs, keyboard cleaner, wipes, etc.

85. Fishing Basket: rod & reel, fishing lures, net, tackle box, etc.

86. Just for Dad - Ideas for this basket would be tickets to a sporting event or a round of golf, gift certificate to Home Depot or Gander Mountain or anything that would make Dad feel special.

87. Teen Girls (gift cards from American Eagle, PacSun, Forever 21)

88. At the Car Wash (gift certificates from the Wash Tub, Auto Zone; Armour All, chamois cloth)

89. Books and Coffee (gift cards to Borders, Barnes and Noble, Starbucks)

90. Bistro (gift certificates to Williams Sonoma, Bed Bath and Beyond, Kohl’s, Dillard’s)

91. Movies ( DVDs, gift cards to Regal cinema, AMC cinema)

92. Off to College (gift cards to Target, WalMart, Subway)

93. Exercise for Health: items to promote physical fitness: sweat band, pedometer, stress ball, water bottle,jump rope, etc.

94. Weekend Getaway Weekend Stay at a Mountain or Beach Home Gift Basket filled with goodies for the weekend

95. Sports Package Four Tickets for a Braves Game and a Parking Pass Dinner for Four at a Downtown Restaurant

96. Action Territory Family Night or Birthday Party

 

Trips and Getaways • Use of vacation home • Bed & Breakfast • Hotels and resorts • Limousine service • Airline tickets • Hot air balloon ride • Sailing or boat cruise Sports and Sporting Events • Pro Game tickets • Rounds of golf or tennis • Pro instruction • Riding lessons • Skiing lessons • Sports memorabilia • Equipment and clothing Gift Certificates • Restaurants • Books and CD’s • Clothing and accessories • Beauty salon • Car wash Concert tickets • Theater tickets • Movie tickets • Personal museum tour Special Events • Hosted dinner • Hosted kid’s party • Catering • Music for a party • Facility rental Electronics • I-Pod • Digital camera • Laptop computer Cultural Events Food and Drink • Bottles of wine or spirits • Gourmet foods • Cooking lessons Arts and Crafts • Paintings • Drawings • Prints • Ceramics • Fine jewelry • Quilts and hangings • Handmade clothing • Art classes House and Garden • Antiques • Oriental carpets • Garden equipment • Appliances • Kitchen equipment

Professional Services • Accountant • Personal trainer • Photographer • Interior designer • Landscape designer • Computer consultant