DIY Get Well Soon Gift Basket


When friends or family are sick, create an unexpected gift to cheer them up. Make a DIY Get Well Soon Gift Basket to show someone you’re thinking of them.

When you’re under the weather, there is nothing quite like an unexpected gift to cheer you up. Putting together a DIY Get Well Soon Gift Basket is an easy way to show someone you’re thinking of them.


How to Help Sick Friends and Family

Hello, it’s Amanda from Life at Cloverhill. Cold and flu season is upon us and it seems like just about every other day you’re talking to friends and family who are under the weather.

How about putting together a little gift basket to make them feel better? I remember when I used to get sick in university my mom would send a care package and it was such a lovely surprise. When you’re feeling really low, getting a thoughtful gift from a loved one can really lift your spirits.

You can even put together one for someone who is having surgery or recovering from an accident. We can all use some unexpected cheering up from time to time.


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How to Make a Get Well Soon Gift Basket

Find a cute basket and start filling it with some of your favorite “feel good” essentials!

What to Put in the Gift Basket

Here are a few ideas to get you started:

Your loved ones will surely appreciate your well wishes for their swift recovery. It’s also a good idea to keep these items stocked up at your own home for when you get sick yourself!

When to Give a Get Well Soon Gift

When is an appropriate time to give a gift basket like this? Here are some ideas. Most importantly, keep in mind how they are feeling. If they aren’t feeling like seeing anyone, maybe drop the gift off with their family members or give it later on.

Best time to give a “get well soon” gift:

  • After surgeries
  • When they miss lots of work
  • If they are feeling discouraged

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Originally published January 2017. Updated January 2018. 

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