Giving your loved ones unforgettable gifts is an art! And sometimes, deciding on a gift hamper can be difficult. But what happens when you can’t find a gift hamper they will like? 

At Tastebuds, we have a unique feature where you can create your own hampers! It doesn't matter whom you’re shopping for, we have a little something for everyone. From choosing delectable beverages to mouth watering snacks, we have everything you need to build your own hampers. So if you’re struggling to find the ultimate gift hamper for your loved ones, make your own. Have complete control over what items are included and give your recipients an unforgettable experience!  


Why would you want to create your own hamper?

Creating your own hampers is a fantastic way to show how much your recipient means to you. By choosing only their favourite items, you’re able to tailor make a gift that features a selection of tasty treats. With savoury and sweet options to choose from, there are countless gifting possibilities. Our create your own hamper feature is perfect for friends, family members, neighbours, work colleagues and any other incredible person you know. 

One of the best things about building your own hamper is that you’re able to customise a unique gift from start to finish. You can customise your gift to suit a theme or just fill it with delicious nibbles and charming keepsakes. Whatever direction you choose to go in, we have some stunning items available. 

At Tastebuds, all our gifts are expertly packaged by a dedicated team. Our fabulous collection of tasty nibbles is the perfect gifting choice for food lovers. We have a fabulous arrangement of wine, gin, whisky, chocolate, crisps, pamper products and more. As you go through our options, look out for items that your recipient will love and give them a unique gift they will cherish. 


How to create your own hamper with Tastebuds

Building your own hampers is a simple to follow process. But if you are struggling, don’t worry, we’re here to help. When you create your own hampers at Tastebuds, there are a few steps when building your own hampers. Below we have detailed everything you need to know about creating your own hampers. We highly recommend our customers take their time to ensure you’re arranging fantastic gifts for your loved ones. Follow our process and give your recipients one of the best create your own gift hampers in Australia. 


Go to our Create Your Own Hamper link 

If you choose to design a gift hamper at Tastebuds, our Create Your Own Hamper section is easy to find. You can get there by clicking on the provided link, or through our main menu. Once you are through to our Create Your Own page, you will find a detailed list of all our gifting options. In this blog, we are focusing on creating your own hampers, so you can ignore the chocolate bouquet option. Have a look at all the provided information before proceeding, doing so will help ensure you’re choosing the best option for your loved ones. 


Have a look at what types of hampers you can create

Deciding on what hamper you would like to make can be a little tricky. With two different options; Gift Hamper and Snack Hamper, how are you supposed to know what’s available? To help make your choice easier, our Create Your Own Hamper page has a breakdown of what’s included. An important thing to remember is that there are quantity limits on custom hampers. Here is an overview of what to expect from our Gift Hampers and Snack Hampers. 


Gift Hampers

When you select the gift hamper option, you have access to our entire create your own hamper collection. This includes adding some beverages, customisable items and a range of delectable snacks. You can also include a selection of pamper products and home décor. If you know your recipient will enjoy a little keepsake, this is the perfect choice for them. Here are some of the quantity restrictions you should be mindful of:

Up to 2 bottles of wine, champagne, sparkling and spirits or up to 4 bottles of beer, cider and mixers

1 each of the personalised products (please note that the personalised beverages are included in the above quantity limits.)

Up to 8 snack options

Up to 4 pamper, baby & home products


Snack Hampers

Designing a Snack Hamper can feel a little daunting, but if your loved ones enjoy a large selection of nibbles, this is the perfect choice for you. At Tastebuds, our Snack Hampers allow you to add up to 15 items. At first, you will be asked to choose from our savoury collection and then you will be taken to our sweet treats. See what flavour combination you can make and look for delectable snacks you know your recipient will enjoy. 


Decide which sleeve is appropriate for the occasion 

Before you start looking for gifts, there is usually a reason why you’re looking. With a theme in mind, have a look at what options are available. Whether you’re looking for a celebratory ‘Congrats Balloon Sleeve’ or a ‘Get Well Soon Sleeve’, we have a little something for every occasion. With a variety of different images and messages, we know you will find the ideal option for your loved ones. Go through all our options and decide on the best hamper sleeve for your gift. 


Include some customised items (Gift Hampers Only)

When you select our Create Your Own Gift Hamper option, you can include one of our personalised items. Depending on the product, you can either include a message, image or both. At Tastebuds, we are continuously adding new items for you to customise. Have a look at what options are available and give your recipient a stunning keepsake. 

Here are some of our popular options:


Customised Travel Mug

When you design a travel mug, you can choose to add an image or message to your gift. When you add a travel mug to your order, your recipient will think of you when they drink from it. See what creative ideas you can come up with and give your loved ones a gift they will cherish. 


Personalised Beer Bottle

Choose a label and write a funny, quirky, sentimental message. Currently, we only have our Beer Lager bottle available, but it is still a fantastic item to add to your gift hamper. Just look for other products to compliment your personalised beer bottle and you have an unforgettable gift. 


Charming Water Bottle

Go through your phone and look for any photos that would look great on a water bottle. At Tastebuds, you can include an image or message on our white water bottle and give your loved ones a charming keepsake. Come up with some creative ideas and elevate your create your own hamper. 


Select your recipient’s favourite beverages (Gift Hampers Only)

Whether you’re looking for a premixed drink, gin, whisky and anything in between, we have a little bit of everything available in our beverage collection. Take your time to go through our range and see if any catch your eye. Remember to look for drinks your recipient will enjoy and give them a remarkable create your own hamper. 

Some of our popular options include:


 

Starward Two-Fold Australian Whisky 700ml
Starward Two-Fold Australian Whisky 700ml

 

As an Australian double grain whisky, it’s smooth as silk. With notes of vanilla, tropical fruits and cereal characters, each mouthful is rounded with apples and berries. Being an award winning whisky, this is a fantastic addition to your gift hamper. 

 

 

 

 

Pepperjack Shiraz 750ml
Pepperjack Shiraz 750ml

 

With a rich flavourful palate, our Pepperjack Shiraz is a delicious addition to your gift hamper. The concentrated layer of berry fruit and oak is balanced with fine tannins. This wine can be enjoyed young but will get better with age if carefully looked after. 

 

 

 

 

Vodka Cruiser Wild Raspberry 275ml
Vodka Cruiser Wild Raspberry 275ml

 

As one of Australia’s most popular premixed drinks, our Vodka Cruiser Wild Raspberry drink is a fantastic addition to any gift hamper. Partner it with some sweet nibbles and you have a delicious combination we know your recipient will enjoy. And if they don’t like this flavour, don’t worry, we have other options available. 


 

 

 

Add a variety of snacks

Tasty treats are always hard to pass up and by adding your recipient's favourites, they will adore every bite. For both our Gift Hamper and Snack Hamper, you will have access to our complete collection of sweet and savoury bites. Go through the different options and select only the best for your recipient. Go through our delicious options and give your loved ones a gift they will never forget. 

Add some of our favourite nibbles:


 

Freckleberry Freckles 230g
Freckleberry Freckles 230g

 

Add a little colour to your hamper by including our Freckleberry Freckles. With hundreds and thousands sprinkled over a decadent chocolate base. Your recipient will take one bite and won’t be able to stop themselves from finishing the entire packet. 

 

 

 

 

Melbourne Cocoa Artisan Chocolate Blocks
Melbourne Cocoa Artisan Chocolate Blocks 

 

With deep indulgent flavours and a creamy finish, our Melbourne Cocoa Artisan Chocolate Blocks are a fantastic gourmet snack we know your recipient will appreciate. One of our four options will be included when added to your hamper. 

 

 

 

 

Red Rock Deli Mixed Nuts Varieties 110g
Red Rock Deli Mixed Nuts Varieties 110g

 

When you add this delightful treat to your hamper, your recipient will receive one of our three Red Rock Deli Mixed Nuts Varieties. Each packet is packed with delicious flavours that will leave your recipient's taste buds hungry for more. 

 

 

 

 

Include some home, baby or pamper items (Gift Hampers Only)

Whether you’re looking for pamper products, home décor or baby items, all non-edible items are found in this section. Add something special to your hamper and give your recipient a keepsake you know they will enjoy. From hand creams to decanter sets, we have a little something for all ages. Have a look at what options are available and complete your gift with a charming keepsake. 

See if any of our popular options are the perfect addition to your hamper:


 

Honey Homewares Silky Satin Robe
Honey Homewares Silky Satin Robe

 

No pamper hamper would be complete without our Honey Homewares Silky Satin Robe. It’s one size fits most and comes with an elegant rose-gold satin robe. It’s a delightful addition that will complete any stunning gift hamper. 

 

 

 

 

Handsome Men’s Facial Wash 125ml
Handsome Men’s Facial Wash 125ml

 

Even men need some pampering, even though they may not like to admit it. Our Handsome Men’s Facial Wash is a gentle wash that clears the skin and leaves a subtle citrus scent. Your recipient only needs to rub it into their face and their skin will soak up all the benefits. 

 

 

 

 

Retro Kitchen 100% Biodegradable Dishcloth
Retro Kitchen 100% Biodegradable Dishcloth

 

It’s a little fun and quirky, but we know your recipient will appreciate it. Our Retro Kitchen 100% Biodegradable Dishcloth comes in nine different designs. If you choose to add one to your hamper, your recipient will receive one of our funky designs. It’s a little something, we know your recipient will happily keep. 

 

 

 

Write a card

Finish off your gift by including a charming card. Before you leave our create your own hamper section, you can choose to add a specially designed card to your order. At Tastebuds, we have different options available. Wish your recipient ‘Happy Birthday’, ‘Congratulations’ or ‘Get Well Soon’. As you think of your message, be a little charming, funny or sentimental. See what ideas you can come up with and give your loved ones a hamper they will cherish.  


Confirm your order

Before you proceed to pay, you’re able to view your gift and see if you have the best items for your recipient. At any point during the process, you can delete and add new items to your hamper. Please note that all Create Your Own Hampers can take up to 48 hours to process and complete. While we do try to make sure we have all your chosen items, if we are ever out of stock, items will be replaced with similar products that are of equal or greater value. 


Proceed to the checkout

When you are happy with your order, you can then proceed to the checkout. At Tastebuds, we highly recommend our customers take their time during this step. As you view your cart, you’re able to include a message and add a preferred estimated delivery date. Follow all the steps and ensure all the information is correct. Once your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. 


Why should you build your hampers with Tastebuds? 

At Tastebuds, we specialise in the art of gifting. If you’re looking for the best Create Your Own Gift Hamper in Australia, you have come to the right place. We source only the highest quality products for our customers and all our hamper products are fantastic gifts to give. As you create your own hampers, take your time to look at all our delicious options. You can make any special occasion unforgettable with a gift from Tastebuds.