Holiday Gift Idea: Bill’s Baskets and a Giveaway

Over the next few weeks, I will be sharing a few gift ideas for the holidays. First up, vintage baskets by Bill’s Baskets. I love these handcrafted wire baskets. They are unique, versatile, and very affordable. These baskets can be used to hold fruit, eggs, or homemade rolls. It also can be used as a trivet. I love that there are so many uses in just one basket.

If you are looking for a unique and special gift this year-give a handcrafted basket by Bill. Everyone can use one of these fun baskets! The baskets are $25 and shipping is free! What a bargain! For more information and to order a basket, visit: Bill’s Baskets.

And good news-we are giving away a basket! To enter, leave a comment on this post telling us, What would you put in your vintage basket? The giveaway will close on Friday, December 3rd at 8:00 a.m. MST. Please make sure you leave your email address. One comment per person please. Good luck!

*This giveaway is now closed. The winner is Smith Bites who said: “at the moment, iโ€™d use this for glass Christmas ornaments!” Congratulations! We will contact you to get your mailing address. Thanks again to everyone who participated!

*Bill’s Baskets provided the basket for this giveaway.

Maria Lichty

I’m Maria and my husband is Josh. We share a love of cooking, baking, and entertaining. We enjoy creating recipes that are simple, fresh, and family friendly. We love sitting around the table with good food, good conversation, and good friends and family! Our kitchen is always open!
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  1. I have one, and I love it. It’s always on the counter filled with something. I use mine as a cooling rack for bread (see the website), and to hold hot rolls on the dinner table.
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  2. I’d line it with a flannel fabric swatch and put candy canes in it! For non-holiday uses, it would be the perfect basket for fresh fruit!

  3. I’d put anything and everything in it! Towels in the guest bath…dyed eggs at Easter…cookies at any time…snacks for my nieces. So many ideas!

  4. I think this little basket would look great on my kitchen table with some cute little oranges or lemons in it! Just a pop of color and citrusy scent!

  5. I wouldn’t put eggs in it, since I’m a fan of proper refrigeration. Maybe a variety lemons, limes, grapefruit, and oranges. Or peanut butter balls. Yeah, peanut butter balls…

  6. For Christmas I would fill it with a bunch of pomegranates to make it festive. In the Fall, it would be really cute with a bunch of mini pumpkins &/or gourds.

  7. My cousin made these Egg Baskets back in the 70’s for me.I was a teen then an worked Trade Days at Nashville Tn.Fairground an Louisville Ky. an Birmingham Al.an Atlanta Ga.all at the Fair Grounds.I shipped these all over the lower 48 from 1974 thur 1978 when we lost him his son could make them but wanted to double my price so i had to stop selling them.They were great i sold several thousand during those years along with Solid wood Picture Frames an Raw wood Products.Nashville Tn. town paper ran a story on me as the youngest seller at the Fairgrounds all 48 states had sellers there every 4th weekend about 5000 dealers each month Lord i miss those good days.

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