Wald Imports — Blog

The History of Gift Baskets

Jan 15 2016 Tags: Blog

Although we might think of gift baskets as a modern way to give gifts, gift baskets have actually a rather long legacy. Spanning years and cultures, there are several fascinating stories of gift baskets that have been given throughout history. Likely one of the earliest accounts of a gift coming in a basket is the basket of young plants that the pagan goddess Eostre carried in a basket, to be used as a sacred offering. Although some scholars argue the place of Eostre in Easter history, nevertheless this is the likely source of the idea of what came to be...

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Making Beautiful Eco Friendly Gift Baskets

Jan 15 2016 Tags: Blog

I would much rather receive Eco Friendly gift baskets any day over the typical flowers, balloons or chocolates. Long days, the delicate balance between work and other aspects of our lives can make anyone tense and tired. Take time out for yourself or for someone you love with the gift of relaxation to that friend or colleague in need, release worry, stress and negative energy with a soothing, healing organic gift basket. Some possible suggestion for an Eco Friendly gift bask might contain: Honeybush Tea Nourish Lavender Mint Soap Badger Co. Stress Soother Soothing Sanctuary Stress Relief CD An aromatherapy...

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Trust your most important projects to an expert.

Jan 15 2016 Tags: Blog

With the world becoming faster, and closer, a lot of companies are considering having some of their products made in Asia, with the hope of dramatically improving their margins. Perhaps they are buying from a distributor and feel their volume is sufficient to make importing viable. Sounds like smart business, right? Yes, I agree. The next question is how to begin? Should you respond to one of marketing emails you get from the thousands of Asian sellers? Find one on Alibaba? I am quite sure it happens all day long. Some of them might even have a good experience. I...

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Gift Baskets for Someone with a Green Thumb

Jan 15 2016 Tags: Blog, HOME + GARDEN

Many things in life are acquired skills. We can learn many skills such as a foreign language, the guitar and how to drive. But something about plants is often confusing. It takes a person with a special know how and frequently a good amount of experience to understand how to grow plants. As such we should celebrate our friends with green thumbs and their abilities with gifts that reflect their talents. So what do you give a person who loves to garden?   Consider giving your gardening aficionado a gift basket from Wald Imports. You can fill one of our...

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Craft and Art Have Blurred

Jan 15 2016 Tags: Blog

Craft and art have blurred in the last century, where craft is more like art, and art is more like craft. Craftsmen say they are the most focused and detached at the time they are involved in creating their crafts and that is true of any art form. Most artisans find inspiration all around them, inspired by many things: art, music, literature, nature and science. And really feel the most alive when they are working on their craft. Artists like Georgia O'Keeffe and Picasso that were making art into their 90’s and that was what really keeps them going. A...

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Home Wicker Storage Solutions

Jan 15 2016 Tags: Blog

There’s a certain natural and delicate beauty to the look of wicker inside of a home and many ideas that you can display in your retail store. The simple, biodegradable appeal of wicker is what many desire today for their decor, which can also be used as durable storage.  When utilizing any of our willow baskets for your storage needs, you can also think about how your customers will use them afterwards. Starting with a simple rectangle or square wicker container the following creations are sure to inspire your customers, and keep them coming back for more! Wicker Shoe Storage...

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Our Gift Baskets and Containers Have to be Good…Really Good!

Jan 15 2016 Tags: Blog

At Wald Imports we realize that you send a gift basket to tell someone that you appreciate them and that they are important to you. You celebrate with them when a baby is born or a wedding or birthday occurs. You feel for them when there is an illness or a passing. You congratulate them on a triumph. You thank them for things they have done for you or with you. Our job is to impress them with your thoughtfulness. So what's in the gift basket has to be good. Really good!!! Our policy on gift baskets and containers is...

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Find the Perfect Gift Basket for You

Jan 15 2016 Tags: Blog

Wald Imports has an enormous selection of baskets and containers. We keep a tight line of basic products, while offering great new styles and concepts each season. From wine holders, gourmet gift baskets, decorative boxes to ceramics, glass vases and planter, we've got you covered. However, what if you can't find what you're looking for with our current selection? Then we'll create a custom container just for you? Many of our best products were designed by our customers to fit a specific need. In fact, we have a loyal customer that was in need of bread and cupcake boxes. And...

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