With so many goodies on the market at Christmas time it can be hard finding that one perfect present. A personalised Christmas hamper can be just the answer! And whilst we’re stuck in lockdown, what better way to spend your time than making that gift extra magical this year! We’ve got everything you’ll need to make your own hamper and some great Christmas gift ideas for how to give your hamper its own personality.

It couldn’t be simpler to make your own gift hamper with our super handy hamper baskets and accessories. If you’re a bit of a novice, try starting out with our hamper accessory pack and a stylish basket for everything you could need.

Once you’ve got your basket or container, all that’s left to do is pick the perfect presents to fill it! We’ve pulled together some of our best gift ideas for hampers to cover a range of different personalities:

The birdwatcher

Got a friend or relative who’s a bit of a twitcher? Make them smile on Christmas morning with a hamper packed with goodies that’ll bring the birds flocking!

For more inspiration, shop our full wild bird range at wilko.com

The brilliant baker

We’ve got everything you need to make the baking fanatic in your life happy this Christmas! From the essential wooden spoons, oven gloves and cupcake cases to gorgeous accessories that make baking a dream, we have some perfect gift ideas for those who like to spend time in the kitchen. You could even swap out the hamper basket by filling a large mixing bowl with baking goodies!

For a real creative and beautiful touch to your hamper use an oven glove to display baking essentials:

The pampered pet

Don’t forget your pet this Christmas! We’ve got a great range of pet gifts especially for cats and dogs. Your pets will be licking their lips at the thought of biscuits, toys, or even a new collar and lead! And, how about trying this hamper perfect for pooches:

Find the perfect presents for your best furry, feathered or scaly friend in our pet range at wilko.com

The beauty queen

This hamper idea is perfect for those who love looking their best and follow all the latest hints and tips from vloggers around the world. Our make-up brushes and nail polish make for gorgeous gifts – pop a few in our cosmetic storage drawers for an easy but thoughtful gift!

You can also fill it to the brim with gorgeous make-up accessories and gifts:

For even more inspiration, shop our full cosmetics and beauty range at wilko.com

The crafty creative

If you’re buying for the creative type, we’ve got everything you need to make them the perfect gift hamper. Check out our knitting department as well as our art store and paper craft section online.

Pens and pencils will look great popped inside a Kilner jar, and if they have a love of fashion stationery, (because, who dosen’t?!) then our notepads and organisers will make perfect presents.

Do you have a friend who likes to stay organised, or know one who could do with a little organisation? Then our diaries and calendars will certainly come in handy!

The tea lover 

If you know someone who can’t get through the day without a brew, then for a treat they’ll love you for, pick out a couple of gorgeous new mugs, a teapot and coasters, and pop them in a hamper along with a selection of fancy teas. We think they’ll adore;

Find the perfect teapot and mugs to suit their personality in our full range at wilko.com

The foodie

For those who appreciate good-quality home produce, surprise them with a hamper full of edible gifts. If you don’t have the time to create your own recipes then we have plenty of edible gifts ideal for the foodies in your life…

Homemade gifts 

Want to add even more of a personal touch to your homemade hamper? We’ve got a great selection of recipes, and Kilner jars are perfect for storing jams, pickles and homemade autumn drinks such as sloe gin. After you’ve mastered the art of preserving with the help of all our jars and accessories, just add a pretty label and some ribbon!

Want to get the kids involved in the homemade hampers? Alongside a few gifts, get the little ones to create homemade cards and pictures for the hamper. It’ll be perfect for the grandparents. As well as adding a great personalised touch, it’ll help teach the kids the value of gift giving.

Finished packing your hamper? Then all that’s left to do is decorate it! We have bows and ribbons, perfect for a hamper. Better still, let the kids put their personal touch on the decoration with glitter and more!

For even more gift ideas, shop our full Christmas range at wilko.com. What hamper would you most like to receive, or do you have another cracking idea for your own personalised hamper? We’d love to hear. Drop us a line or show us your hampers on Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram or Twitter.

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