I love this idea for packaging up homemade bath salts from Better Homes & Gardens. It has a lovely old-time apothecary feel, and also gives me an excuse to use those test-tube vials that vanilla beans come in.
Tied Together Basket To make an ordinary square basket gift-worthy, drape two tea towels over the edges. The towels lay across each other, lining the inside. Add a grommet to each corner. Thread ribbon through each grommet, then tie the corners together so the liner fits snugly around the basket.