Handmade Gift Challenge: Hot Chocolate Gift Baskets

We are back with another Crafts Unleashed Designer’s Challenge!  This time, the designers were challenged to create a fabulous handmade Christmas gift for $10 or less. After all the entries are in, we will turn it over to you to vote. The winner will receive a prize and one lucky voter will also receive a shopping spree to ConsumerCrafts.com! Don’t forget to check back to see all the great gift ideas and to vote. First up is Crystal with these darling hot chocolate gift baskets – enjoy!

The holidays can be overwhelming at times. Between holiday parties and gift giving, there’s so much going on that I often turn to quick handmade gifts to ease the stress. These simple hot chocolate gift baskets are perfect for holiday party favors or a last minute gift idea for neighbors and co-workers.

Hot-chocolate-gift-baskets-Crafts-Unleashed-2I used the mini David Tutera’s wood baskets and filled them with hot cocoa packets, marshmallows, and a candy cane. You could also add a gift card in there. These little wood favor boxes are small and compact and were the perfect size for these cute hot chocolate gift baskets!

Supplies needed to make your own hot chocolate gift baskets:

Total: $15.08 for 6 gift baskets, or $2.51 each!

Hot-chocolate-gift-baskets-Crafts-Unleashed-4To embellish the plain baskets, I wrapped Christmas themed washi tape around the border of the basket. You could also use thin ribbon and glue to achieve a similar look.

Hot-chocolate-gift-baskets-Crafts-Unleashed-5I then filled small clear treat bags with marshmallows and folded a hot cooca packet to fit inside along with a candy cane. These hot chocolate gift baskets are a very quick and simple project that’s going to make a great party favor for the kid’s holiday party.

Hot-chocolate-gift-baskets-Crafts-Unleashed-3Are you thinking about Christmas already? I’m getting pretty excited about the holidays and can’t wait to start decorating our tree!


About Crystal

Crystal is the crafter and writer behind apumpkinandaprincess.com. She’s a wife, SAHM and crafty blogger who spends most of her days trying to balance all three roles while still squeezing in time for crafting. She enjoys creating on a budget and taking something from blah to fabulous with quick and easy tutorials. She is passionate about living a creative lifestyle and loves sharing a variety of DIY projects, paper crafts, and recipes.



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