How To Curate Your Own Bespoke Gift Box!

The end of the year holidays bring festive soirees and fabulous social get-togethers. After all the fun, why not thank your hostess with the perfect thank you gift? 

With a little DIY magic and the right know-how, you can personalise a gift box, for any occasion or person, all beautifully packaged and full of exciting offerings! This build-a-box moment can be both fun and therapeutic, and the endless creative possibilities will make your gift box the coolest gift ever!

Photography Charissa Leong | Curated gift boxes: where pretty, little things go together!
Photography Charissa Leong | Curated gift boxes: where pretty, little things go together

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Photography Charissa Leong | The timelessness and durability of marble and wood make them safe gift ideas – perfect for most people

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Photography Charissa Leong | And you can never falter with food!

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Photography Charissa Leong | Fresh blooms definitely complete the set

Materials for the Perfect Hostess Gift

  • Wooden crate
  • Your choice of gifts
  • Flowers

Method

  1. Get your hands on a pretty wooden crate or box.
  2. Pick out something nice and useful for the home and kitchen.
  3. Throw in a few gems for entertaining, like a lovely tea cup set.
  4. Stash some after-party tid-bits and indulgent treats to wind down and relax.
  5. Sneak in a classy bottle of wine. You can never go wrong with great wine!
  6. Top it off with a luscious cake. (Bake a simple cake if you have the time, otherwise get one from any of the fantastic bakeries mentioned below.)
  7. Add some delicious cookies in a cute, little jar for good measure.
  8. Perfume it all with an elegant, scented candle.
  9. Finally, garnish with a lush floral bouquet to brighten up your gift!

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Photography Charissa Leong | Delight in the idea of gifting luxurious treats that could be new and exciting

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Photography Charissa Leong | Whether it was home-baked or not, receiving a decadent cake is always a joyous occasion

Photography Charissa Leong | Keeping the colours complementary helps bring the entire package together
Photography Charissa Leong | Keeping the colours complementary helps bring the entire package together

Photography Charissa Leong | However simply you make your gift box, it will undeniably be unique. And isn’t that what matters?
Photography Charissa Leong | However simply you make your gift box, it will undeniably be unique. And isn’t that what matters?

Of course, you can always have your gift hamper made and delivered for you by the professionals. Noel Gifts (Changi City Point) is your one-stop shop for expertly curated gifts for all occasions. Check them out!

Photography Charissa Leong
Photography Charissa Leong

Where To Get Your Gifts

Grab wooden crates and boxes at Typo (Anchorpoint & Waterway Point) and Daiso (Eastpoint Mall & Waterway Point).

Get luxurious pastries from like Awfully Chocolate (Changi City Point), Delifrance (Causeway Point), Emicakes (Causeway Point), Famous Amos (Causeway Point), Fancy Delight (Causeway Point), Fruit Paradise (Waterway Point), Lady A Cupcake (China Square Central), and Twelve Cupcakes (Changi City Point, Causeway Point, Waterway Point).

Bottles and Bottles (The Centrepoint), Crystal Wines (Valley Point) and Wine Connection (Anchorpoint; Changi City Point; Robertson Walk) stock a wide range of great quality wines and spirits.

Head to Kitchen + Ware (Waterway Point) and Metro (The Centrepoint; Causeway Point) for gift-worthy homewares and kitchen accessories.

Pick out statement florals from A Tilly A Day (Waterway Point), Flora Springs & Party (Anchorpoint) and Xpressflower.com (Causeway Point & Northpoint).

Great candle options can be found at BsaB (The Centrepoint), Madera De Mango (Causeway Point) and Yankee Candle (Changi City Point).

Find great gift filler ideas and other gifting material at fantastic party supplies stores like Artbox (Causeway Point),  Kidz Party Store (Waterway Point), Mi-O Gifts (YewTee Point & Waterway Point), Party With Us (The Centrepoint).

Order your pre-made gifts hampers at Noel Gifts (Changi City Point).

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