The holidays are one of the busiest entertaining seasons of the year for many of us – from hosting neighborhood parties, to family gatherings or dinner with friends. Decking your home with festive holiday décor helps set the mood for your events and can be done easily and inexpensively with a little creativity.
Decorating with baskets is an excellent way to add some classic holiday style to your home, and the possibilities are endless! In fact, when you purchase gourmet gift baskets from Hickory Farms, you’re getting not only delicious gourmet sausage and cheese, but also a finely crafted basket that could become a beautiful centerpiece for your holiday gatherings.
Many of our keepsake gift baskets feature baskets from the Peterboro Basket® Company, hand-crafted in New Hampshire. These made-in-America baskets provide a wonderful base for all sorts of arrangements and centerpieces. Take a look at some great ideas that you or the special person on your gift list could use to decorate with Hickory Farms gift baskets.
We love this simple centerpiece idea from Martha Stewart. The equation is simple, but the key is quality; a beautiful handmade basket, greenery and luscious fruit. Our fruit baskets are a fantastic choice for last-minute holiday entertaining. They not only make great centerpieces, but the delicious fruit is also great for pre-meal snacking!
Channel the cornucopia motif of Thanksgiving with an autumn harvest basket full of colorful gourds. A trip to your local farmers market or grocery store is all it takes to find an assortment of visually interesting gourds in different shapes, sizes, colors and textures.
Create a stunning centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table or sideboard with this tutorial for three-tiered Bountiful Fall Baskets. A set of small, medium and large baskets overflowing with lush greenery, eucalyptus, pinecones and clove-studded citrus makes for a display that is not only beautiful, but also deliciously fragrant.
And remember, you can decorate with baskets throughout your home! Spruce up your powder room for guests by placing clean hand towels in a basket near the sink.
How do you use baskets to decorate for the holidays? To explore more basket décor ideas, visit Hickory Farms on Pinterest, and don’t forget to buy your gourmet gift baskets now for the holiday season!