Make Movie Gift Baskets for $8

A lot of us have the same problem come the holidays. Too many friends, not enough money. That's where these little beauties come in. They're fun, cheap, and make great gifts!

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Step 1: Get Some Stuff.

Fist, grab the things you'll need for your basket.

Container: I used plastic popcorn containers I found at Target for $1 apiece. You can also get cardboard ones in packs for much cheaper.
Popcorn: Chips/peanuts work if your friends don't like popcorn.
Soda: If you have Mormon or health-nut friends, try bottles of juice or something.
Candy: Health-nuts can have toasted almonds, sunflower seeds, etc. It's recommended that they fit in the container.
Movie rental pass: I got mine at Blockbuster for about $5.

Step 2: Stuff the Stuff.

Cram all of your stuff in there. I like to start with the popcorn, because it needs to be bent a little in order to fit with the other things.

Step 3: Become Santa Clause.

Give away your movie baskets. It helps to wear a funny hat.

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    9 years ago on Introduction

    THANK YOU! I have been trying to figure out a way not to spend crap load on my co-works. This is prefect, everybody loves a movie and snacks and this is very cheap compared to what I'd be spending otherwise. Once again. Thank you!


    10 years ago on Introduction

    I like this idea. I probably would buy a movie instead of a movie rental thingy. Gotta love Wal-Marts cheap movies. :P Oh and I am Mormon. We drink sodas too. Just not caffeinated.