Updated May 17th, 2024 at 22:18 IST

10 Reasons You Should Send a Gift Box as a Birthday Gift

There are 10 reasons why sending a gift box is the perfect solution to every single birthday gift.

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It’s rare that someone has a birthday, and you know exactly what to get them, iIt can be delivered on time, you can afford it, and, the recipient loves it

It’s like you have to wait for the stars to align, and all your ducks to get in a row. But, there are ten reasons why sending a gift box is the perfect solution to every single birthday gift.


1. Gift Baskets Look Amazing

The presentation of gift baskets is always beautiful. The joy in receiving and opening such a stunning gift is part of the experience. They aren’t just a gift; they are a visual treat. From the minute someone is delivered their gift, they know they are getting something special.


2. The Boxes or Containers are Reusable

Who doesn’t need more empty boxes or containers in their lives? You never know when you might need it. Whether it’s a wicker basket or a coloured box, the packaging for gift baskets can usually be repurposed for giving another present, or as attractive storage for office stationery, paperwork, or your toddler’s stone collection.


3. Many Items Means More Joy

What’s better than getting one gift? Getting lots of gifts! Variety of the spice of life, after all.


Instead of just one gift, a basket or box contains a trove of treasures. The fun of unpacking it all; a bottle of wine, some lush soap, luxe chocolates, and crackers that you’re definitely going to have to buy nice cheese for. It’s a confetti of fun and good feelings for the recipient.

4. Gift Boxes Can Be Delivered Anywhere

Gift boxes are designed to be delivered to the door of the recipient. You can order a birthday gift box from anywhere in the world, and let your loved ones know how much you treasure them… all without having to leave your house.

5. They Are Perfect for Both Personal and Business Relationships

Whether it’s for a beloved sibling or a business prospect you don’t know well, a gift basket strikes a great balance. Everyone will appreciate a thoughtful gift. There’s no worries about buying the wrong thing, because in a gift basket there’s such variety, there will always be something they like. Also, no worries about appearing awkward and buying something too personal or niche.

It’s hard to think of a single gift that everyone will like; but gift baskets and boxes are the exception.


6. They Are Ideal for Any Age

There are gift baskets for everyone from babies to the most ancient grandparent. For example you can choose from:


·        Beautiful organic muslin cloths with Sophie giraffe teethers for the littlest, or a practical gift with wipes, nappies, and burp cloths

·        Themed Paw Patrol or Peppa Pig boxes for toddlers, or maybe a craft kit for their never-ending brains to make something


·        Junk food and games for teens, perhaps a book to keep them distracted from how embarrassing their parents are

·        Snacks and treats from every age beyond


7. They Are Universally Appreciated

Everyone loves a surprise, especially those ones that are beautifully packaged. Unpacking a variety of treats gives a burst of excitement and joy with each item. Everyone appreciates a beautifully curated and created gift box.


In particular, food gifts are very practical. Everyone eats, and everyone deserves a treat on their birthday. You can also tailor these to suit the person, for example:

·        Health-conscious: Protein bars, dried fruit, nuts, smoothie blends, or bliss balls or even a healthy fruit basket 


·        Junk-junkie: Cookies, donuts, popcorn, chips, chocolate, or fizzy drinks

·        Meat lover: While maybe a meat box would be ideal, also think about jerky, salamis, meat rubs, sauces, and marinades


·        Chocoholics: Spoiled for choice, there are gourmet chocolate options alongside things like hot chocolate mixes, cookie premixes and even chocolate molds

·        Charcuterie: Wine, cheese, crackers, a selection of dips, and cured meats


8. Can Be Chosen or Tailored to Suit Personality or Interests

Gift boxes can be incredibly versatile. They can be as broad or specific as you like, there’s something for every hobby. Think about:


·        Beer connoisseur with a selection of new or international flavours with salty snacks

·        Wine lover with their favourite varietal and a selection of beautifully paired treats


·        A skin-care queen, adding trial packs and samples for a host of luxe new products

·        An aspiring artist, a sketchpad, pens, pencils, paints


·        An embroidery gift basket with beautiful silk threads and fabric, a hoop, and needles

·        A baker, with a new mixing bowl, a cookbook, a pre-mix cookie (we all get lazy)


·        Gardening themed, with gloves, trowel, some wildflower seeds

·        Breakfast basket, with coffee, pancake mix, fancy syrup


·        A game basket, with a card game or board game, and snacks and drinks

9. Gives a Gift They’d Never Buy For Themselves

No one will ever buy themselves a gift basket. You, however, can indulge them with the excitement and deliciousness of a lovely gift basket. This allows them to truly luxuriate in a way they’d never do on their own.

10. Ideal for the Hard-to-Buy Person

Gift boxes and baskets take the frustration out of gift-giving. You can purchase one knowing that even the fussiest person will appreciate it. It’s easy to impress everyone, from your boss to the woman or man in your life who has everything.

Just make sure you don’t buy the same gift basket for your wife as you do for your mother or sister. Even if they are similar people, they would still like a little bit of individual thought in their gift choice.


Gift boxes are the ideal birthday gift, for anyone, of any age, of any relationship. Consider this to be your stars aligning; go now and buy someone a gift box. They’ll appreciate it.


Published May 17th, 2024 at 22:18 IST