The Basket Case

For all your custom gifts and catering needs!

Even the simplest wicker basket can become priceless when it is loved and cared for through the generations of a family.
— Sister Parish

The Idea

I love perfecting things. I do. One Christmas Season, a customer at the bank I was working in, brought the tellers an arrangement of chocolate flowers.  The idea was cute, but I just knew I could make it better.  When I left work that day, I stopped at the craft store on the way home. I started playing with wrapping, with different candies (trying not to eat more than I wrapped), while watching recorded episodes of Young and The Restless; and the next thing I knew, I was getting pretty fast, and they were looking much better than the original. When I showed my family, they loved them, and suggested that I start making gift baskets... The first basket I ever sold was a beautiful Valentines Day Bouquet.  I wanted it to be perfect, and I kept messing with it until the buyer picked it up... It was then that The Basket Case was born.

Style & Quality

You know what I love more than perfecting things? Chocolate.  But not just any old chocolate... I want fresh, delicious, high-quality chocolate.  I also like wine. But not just any old bargain basement swill... I want fun, tasty, unique, beautiful wine. OH!  I also love jewelry!  But not just any old trinket of the rack... I love sparkly, beautiful... ok, I think you get the idea.

The truth is, I strive to make sure that each basket that I create is made with the best chocolates, the best snacks, the best whiskeys, wines, and whatnot. When someone receives one of my custom baskets, I want them to know that the gifter was thinking about them, and wanted to make sure that they had the best present that the could find.

Uniquely Curated

Every basket I make is completely unique. From the liner, that is selected and custom sewn to suit the theme of the basket. To the extra-special touches that gifters like to throw in to make the basket special.

Is your husband a bourbon drinker? Let me pull together a collection of unique, small-batch Kentucky Bourbons, paired with the perfect dark chocolate; Does your wife LOVE to bake?  Let me build your basket in the bowl of that Kitchen-aid Stand Mixer that she has always wanted, complete with customized mixing spoons and chocolate chip cookies...  The possibilities are endless.  Nothing makes me happier than imaging the face of the person receiving these unique baskets that are each made with thoughtfulness and love.