handmade solutions #6 [outfitting a gift basket for a sick friend]


[outfitting a gift basket for a sick friend]

it seems like everyone i know is sick. one of my best friends, my assistant's son, my husband. it's that time of the year between thanksgiving and christmas when everyone seems to come down with something. wouldn't it be nice to send someone you love a nice gift basket next time they are sick? i know it would cheer me up to find a gift basket on my doorstep! as always, all of these items are handmade by amazing independent artists and crafts people. 

  1. you can never have too many tissues on hand when you're sick, so why not hold them in something special? try this amazing tissue holder made of gorgeously shiny and supple leather. available in silver and gold! victore nyc :: $45
  2. of course you need a get well card to include in your basket so the recipient knows who sent it. this screenprinted option would be a perfect fit! L2 design collective :: $4  
  3. i love the idea of having a little notebook or journal by my side when i'm sick to keep me occupied when there's nothing good on the dvr. sub-studio :: $8
  4. maybe i'm crazy, but i think these tiny spoons with ant details are so great! i think we all need a good laugh when we're not feeling well and these would definitely do the trick for me! bailey doesn't bark :: $12
  5. to go along with your ants on my spoon, you definitely need the ants on my cup and saucer to hold your tea with lemon and honey. bailey doesn't bark :: $47
  6. you absolutely need some fancy tea to send along with the cup, saucer, and spoon. here's a blend that contains french lavendar from provence with a simply delightful and soothing mix of citrus. tea for all reasons :: $5
  7. i love having a big heavy blanket to cuddle up with when i'm sick. wouldn't it be nice to add this hand crocheted option to your basket? out of our hands :: $59.99
  8. if you don't have time to bake cookies yourself, be sure to add these beauties to the basket. shortbread….mmmm….my favorite cake box cookies :: $12
  9. a diffuser like this would make a great addition to a gift basket for someone who's not feeling great. i know a great scent always brightens my day. mahleewan :: $13

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