Easter Gifts and Basket Ideas for Your Girlfriend

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There’s no sweeter time than Easter to shower your special lady with tokens of your love and appreciation. It’s that bright time of the year when nature is waking up and vibrant colors are every which way you look, making it the perfect time to make her feel cherished.

So, what’s the perfect Easter gift for your girlfriend, you ask? Well, that’s an eggcellent question.

It can be as varied as your favorite Easter egg hunt – warm and cozy like those comfy bunny slippers, decadent like a basket filled with personalized choco-treats, unique like a pendant necklace that speaks a tale, or just an expression of quality time spent together.

But remember, Easter isn’t just about gifting her something from her favorite things — it’s about going that extra mile to make her smile. It’s about gifting her something that says “I Know You” in just the right tone and style.

As a woman who has received some awesome Easter gifts over the years, (as both a girlfriend and a wife) I know a great gift idea when I see one. I’ve curated a list of fabulous Easter gift ideas, to give you a head start in your hunt for the perfect gift for your girlfriend. From tantalizing sweet treats to pampering spa essentials, my Easter gift guide has something for every taste. 

Below is a list of great Easter gifts – sorted into categories:

  • Themed Easter Basket Ideas
  • Free or Low-cost Easter Presents
  • ​Small Stuffers for Plastic Eggs
  • Unique Experience Gifts
  • Other Easter Basket Filler Ideas

So sit back, relax, and prepare to be inspired by some of the best Easter gifts your girlfriend is sure to love, ones that truly outshine those traditional chocolate eggs!

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Easter greeting card with tulip flowers, gingerbread cookies and easter eggs. In front of stone wall with space for your greetings

Why trust Gift Brilliant’s gift recommendations? We won’t overwhelm you with a huge list of gift ideas that people don’t really want. We share gift options that we have personally gifted or received, gifts that others have told us they loved, and a few gift ideas that we would love to have ourselves!

Themed Easter Basket Ideas

You’re never too old for an Easter basket! Forget those pre-made baskets at the store though, and put together a custom basket just for her.

Chocolate Lover’s Basket

Imagine the joy on your girlfriend’s face when she discovers a basket overflowing with chocolate delights and sugary treats. Start with a selection of gourmet chocolate eggs, each with a unique filling – think hazelnut cream, raspberry ganache, or even a touch of sea salt caramel.

Include a Godiva chocolate bunny those chocolates from Lindt that are shaped like carrots or tulips

Add a luxurious hot chocolate mix, or maybe some hot chocolate pops like these, perfect for cozy evenings.

To top it off, consider including a chocolate-scented candle for a truly immersive chocolate experience.

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Spa and Relaxation Basket

Everyone loves a bit of pampering, right? I know I do! Create a serene retreat at home with a spa-themed basket.

Include scented candles in calming scents like lavender, jasmine, or sandalwood to set a relaxing mood. Add an assortment of bath bombs, infused with essential oils and soothing herbs, turning her bath into a spa-like experience.

Luxury face masks, perhaps with ingredients like aloe vera, green tea, or hyaluronic acid, can offer a rejuvenating facial treatment. Consider adding a plush bathrobe, a pair of soft slippers, and a body scrub to complete the home spa experience.

A small collection of herbal teas or a calming music playlist can be the cherry on top for ultimate relaxation.

Bookworm Basket

For the book-loving girlfriend, curate a basket filled with literary treasures. Or in place of a basket, fill this Kate Spade tote bag with a handful of bookworm basics and accessories.

Alongside a couple of bestsellers or classic novels, include a beautifully illustrated edition of her favorite book or a collection of poetry.

A package of Novel Teas will keep her warm as her thirst for reading intensifies.

A gift card from a local bookstore will allow her to choose her next read. Add some unique bookmarks – perhaps quirky fun ones, an Easter bookmark, or some with literary quotes.

Consider a reading light for late-night page-turners, and a cozy, book-themed throw blanket. A journal for jotting down thoughts or favorite quotes can make this basket a reader’s paradise.

Fitness Enthusiast Basket

For the girlfriend who cherishes her workout routine, assemble a basket (or new gym bag) geared towards fitness and wellness.

Start with essential workout gear like a high-quality, non-slip yoga mat and a set of vibrant, durable resistance bands.

Include a variety of healthy snacks – protein bars, trail mix, and dried fruit are great choices. A gift card for a fitness app subscription will offer her a range of workouts to try at home.

Consider adding a reusable water bottle with a motivational quote, a cool towel for post-workout refreshment, and a set of wireless earbuds for an uninterrupted fitness session. A foam roller or a massage ball for muscle recovery could be a thoughtful addition.

Gardener’s Basket

For the girlfriend with a green thumb or just a passion for gardening, create a basket that celebrates her love for growing things.

Alongside a variety of seed packets – including her favorite flowers, herbs, and perhaps some exotic plants – add some high-quality gardening gloves and ergonomic gardening tools.

Include a few decorative plant pots or a DIY flower pot painting kit for a personal touch.

For a whimsical touch, add some garden decorations like a cute wind chime or a fairy garden set. A hat and some sunscreen would also be thoughtful additions to protect her while she enjoys her time outdoors.

Free or Low-Cost Easter Presents

Handwritten Love Letter or Poem

Never underestimate the power of a handwritten letter or a poem. It’s personal, heartfelt, and absolutely free! 

Pour your heart out on beautifully crafted stationery or a handmade card. Share your favorite memories, express your feelings, and talk about your dreams for the future. You could even turn it into a small scrapbook of your relationship, with photos and little mementos.

DIY Easter Decorations

Get crafty and make some Easter decorations together. It’s a fun way to spend time together and create memories, plus you’ll have cute decorations as a keepsake!

You can make Easter decorations like painting wooden eggs, making faux bird nests with sticks and straw, or even make an Easter wreath. Use craft supplies like colored paper, ribbons, and glitters available at home.

You can also paint or decorate real eggs, creating a memorable Easter egg hunt in your backyard.

Home-Cooked Meal or Baked Goods

Surprise her with her favorite dish, or bake Easter-themed treats like carrot cake, bunny-shaped cookies, or hot cross buns. Present it beautifully on a decorated table or as a picnic in the park. The effort and love you put into preparing the meal will surely make her day special.

Personalized Playlist or Video Message

Make a playlist of songs that are special to both of you, or remind you of special moments that you have had together. It’s like a modern mixtape, full of memories and emotions.

If you’re musically inclined, you could even record a song or a message for her. A video message can be a montage of your photos together, with a heartfelt message from you.

Small Stuffers for Plastic Eggs

Mini Beauty Products

Stuff those plastic Easter eggs with mini beauty products like lip balms, hand creams, or sample-size perfumes.

You could also include tiny makeup items like eyeshadows, pastel nail polish, or lip glosses. It’s a fun and practical surprise in each egg! Plus it’s a cute way to give her some pampering goodies.

Pro tip: You can find travel-size beauty products near the register at Ulta or Sephora.

Jewelry and Accessories

Small jewelry pieces like earrings, pendants, or charm bracelets can be tucked inside the eggs. This Swarovski necklace is filled with beautiful spring colors. Consider her style and add pieces she would love.

Hair accessories like cute clips or scrunchies can also be a delightful find. It’s like a treasure hunt with shiny surprises!

Sweet Treats

Fill some eggs with mini chocolates or homemade cookies. Opt for gourmet mini chocolates, truffles, or homemade sweets. You could also include small packets of her favorite tea or coffee for a sweet and cozy treat. It’s a sweet little surprise in each egg!

Fun and Romantic Coupons

Create coupons for experiences or favors, like a back massage, a day without chores, or a date night where she picks the restaurant. These coupons can be fun, romantic, and promise future enjoyable moments together.

They can be super simple like “One free hug” or “Movie night of your choice.” It’s playful and promises more good times ahead – which she will obviously love to have with you!

Personal Notes and Quotes

Write short love notes, inspirational quotes, or reasons why you love her on small pieces of paper. Just imagine a dozen plastic eggs in bright colors, filled with 12 different reasons you love her or 12 messages to brighten her day. Each note is a little message of love and positivity — and a gift that she can keep forever. 

Unique Experience Gifts for Easter

Tickets to a Show or Event

Book tickets to a show, concert, or event she’s been looking forward to. Whether it’s a local theater production, a music festival, or an art exhibit, it’s a wonderful way to create new memories.

Day Trip or Picnic

Plan a day trip to a scenic spot, a historical town, or a hiking trail. Pack a picnic with Easter-themed foods, like egg sandwiches or spring salads. A day spent exploring together can be incredibly bonding.

Online Class or Workshop

Enroll in an online class or workshop that aligns with her interests. It could be anything from a cooking class, a photography course, to a dance workshop. It’s a fun way to learn and grow together!

Other Easter Basket Filler Ideas

Maybe those Easter basket gift ideas aren’t what you’re looking for, and you just want a simple gift you can give her on Easter Day. Here are a variety of items that will be a surefire hit, whether they are presented to your girlfriend in a basket, an egg, or just your hands.

Bunny Slippers

These bunny slippers are super cute, and even comfier than they look! I received this exact pair a few years ago and wore them for a long time... until my puppy used them as a chew toy.

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The Women of Easter: Encounter the Savior with Mary of Bethany, Mary of Nazareth, and Mary Magdalene

"The Women of Easter" is a poignant and inspiring book by Liz Curtis Higgs that delves into the biblical stories of the three Marys - Mary Magdalene, Mary of Bethany, and Mary, the mother of Jesus. Higgs explores their encounters with Christ and their vital roles in the Easter story, offering a unique and deeply personal perspective. Through her engaging narrative, she brings to life the experiences and emotions of these women, highlighting their faith and devotion. The book invites readers to experience the Easter story through the eyes of these influential women, offering a fresh and intimate understanding of this pivotal moment in Christian history.

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Chillin with My Peeps T-shirt

If she has a sense of humor, she'll love this funny t-shirt for Easter. Pair this with a pack of Peeps for a complete gift! (Available in other colors)

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Fresh Flower Bouquet

Fresh flowers are a great way to celebrate any special occasion! Send a surprise seasonal bouquet of responsibly grown blooms with premium packaging and a personalized note.

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I hope this guide helps you pick out the perfect Easter gift for your girlfriend! Remember, the best gifts are the ones that show you really know her. Choosing the perfect Easter gift for your girlfriend is all about thoughtfulness and personalization. Whether you opt for a themed basket with her favorite things, a handmade treat, a fun egg-stuffer, or an experience to share together, it’s the effort and love you put into it that truly counts. This Easter, make it a day she’ll always cherish with a gift that comes straight from the heart. Happy Easter and happy gifting!

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Amanda is a mom of four kids, two dogs, some chickens, and a few hundred composting worms. As a former teacher and fitness instructor, and the oldest of a houseful of kids, she has quite a bit of experience educating others – which she now does via writing! Gift giving isn’t her main love language, but she loves shopping for the perfect gifts for others.

You can find her on her main blog at amandaseghetti.com and on all social media @amandaseghetti <3

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