Finding affordable gifts that have a personal and professional touch can be incredibly challenging. At a certain point, keychains, gift cards, and other swag, while well-meaning, can get a bit old. After all, how many branded tote bags does one person need? The goal is to give them something they need, want, or can enjoy.“Gifting has the power to improve relationships, motivate, and keep clients, partners, and employees satisfied.” — Caroo Click To Tweet
The ideal gift is unique and affordable. Corporate gifting is all about finding an item or a package that speaks to your employee as an individual — something that recognizes their particular qualities and passions.
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Curated & Custom Gift Boxes For Business
What it is: Caroo’s Unplugged Box is the luxe care package to give employees a chance to fully recharge. With energizing, healthy snacks; a fragrant cedarwood and coffee candle; a deck of playing cards; an enamel mug; and a gradient puzzle for a little brain busting fun.
Why they’ll love this curated gift box: The Unplugged Box is a great professional gift for virtual conferences, in-person celebrations, trade shows, and promotions!
For every box delivered, Caroo donates to Feeding America and their local network of food banks.
Price: $48.95 to $57.95
Where to find it: The Unplugged Box
“For remote employees”
What it is: The Work From Home Survival Pack is the ultimate energy boosting, mood enhancing subscription box. Between snacks, caffeine, and plants, your employee will feel extra comfortable as they go about their work at home!
Why they’ll love this curated gift box: This work-from-home pack includes Raaka Brooklyn Chocolate, pecan butter, matcha latte mix, a custom mailer, a crinkle cut fill, insert cards, and Haworthia Coarctata (an indoor plant).
Where to find it: Work From Home Survival Pack
“For staying on top of things”
What it is: The Go-Getter Box is a trio of items designed to make work more fun and a whole lot better! Whether your coworker or employee is at the office or working from home, this collection will add excitement to the day.
Why they’ll love this curated gift box: The Go-Getter Box includes the Asobu Orb for keeping drinks as hot or cold as they’d like, the Armstrong for writing and journaling, and the Orbit Charger for wireless charging. Really, the Go-Getter Box gives employees everything they need to work at a cafe, at home, or on an airplane. Additionally, all of Swag.com’s items can be custom branded with a simple logo upload!
Price: $43.07 to $86.16
Where to find it: The Go-Getter Box
Affordable Curated & Custom Gift Boxes
What it is: Cloth & Paper is an assortment of desk supplies ranging from planning materials and stationary to pens. Every product in this employee appreciation package is thoughtfully selected, exclusive, and luxurious.
Why they’ll love this curated gift box: Teammates and employees who love to stay organized or write notes, are going to enjoy Cloth & Paper because it helps them document everything in a fun and stylish fashion!
Price: $16.33 / mo
Where to find it: Cloth & Paper
“For coffee lovers”
What it is: The Coffee Gift Box includes 7 different varieties of coffee bags!
Why they’ll love this curated gift box: From Guatemala, Africa, South America, Sumatra, and Mexico, your employee will taste a morning brew from every corner of the world.
Where to find it: Coffee Gift Box
“For woke living”
What it is: The Mindfulness Box is the thoughtful box for keeping employees excited, focused, and ready to master their tasks! As a virtual conference gift idea or an idea for a random day, this package comes with healthy snacks, a pocket journal, a stress ball, gel pens, team mindfulness activities, and a 27oz water bottle.
Why they’ll love this curated gift box: A clear headspace leads to greater satisfaction, which in turn leads to better work and well-being. This gift box is exactly the boost your employees need for their mind!
Price: $48.95 to $57.95
Where to find it: Mindfulness Box
Curated & Custom Gift Boxes For Her
“To be pampered”
Why they’ll love this curated gift box: This custom gift box comes with a mulberry silk eye mask, a soy candle, fragrant lavender hand lotion, and lavender essential oil-infused bath salts — all of which goes to support women’s empowerment, employment, education, and more.
Where to find it: Deluxe Spa Day
8. Isle Box
“For hikers and nature lovers”
What it is: This monthly subscription box will have hikers, hunters, and outdoor enthusiasts ready to brave the wilderness.
Why they’ll love this curated gift box: Choose a monthly pass or a seasonal pass to make sure your employee gets top brand name outdoor gear for a fraction of the retail price!
Where to find it: Isle Box
“For good vibes only”
What it is: This employee appreciation gift is designed to bring out the inner goddess in your employee, client, or coworker. Each box provides an assortment of aromatherapy, crystals, superfoods, spiritual tools, and all-natural beauty products.
Why they’ll love this curated gift box: Goddess Provisions is 100% vegan and cruelty-free with 5 to 7 products in each box. In fact, the actual value of each box would normally be $80-100!
Price: $27.75 / mo
Where to find it: Goddess Provisions
Curated & Custom Gift Boxes For Him
10. The Tech Pack
“For staying savvy”
What it is: The Tech Pack is ideal for the modern man looking to stay plugged in. This assortment of professional accessories includes a charging cable, rubberized power bank, bluetooth tracker, power buds, and other gear.
Why they’ll love this curated gift box: The best part about this technology gift box is that it’s not super high tech that only computer programmers will find useful — it’s the kind of equipment the everyday man can use!
Where to find it: The Tech Pack
11. Brew Club 6
“For a home brew”
What it is: Your coworker or employee will receive ingredients to pull off a new one-of-a-kind recipe each month. Every malt extract recipe is developed by a brewery and top industry professionals!
Why they’ll love this curated gift box: The brew deliveries include hops, fermentables, and yeast necessary to complete the 2.5 gallon batches the recipes will help them create. Once per quarter the recipient can also join a webinar to learn about yeast health, dry-hopping, water quality, recipe formulation, and more.
Price: $49.99 / mo
Where to find it: Brew Club 6
“For Mad Men vibes”
What it is: The Personalized Whiskey Decanter Set includes custom engraved glasses that will make any whiskey aficionado happy to use.
Why they’ll love this curated gift box: This exquisitely designed personalized gift box comes with a square glass-topped liquor decanter and several glasses to make a party or a night-in with a loved one that much better!
Where to find it: Personalized Whiskey Decanter Set
Luxury Curated & Custom Gift Boxes
13. The Grand Deluxe
“Delightful + luxurious = deluxe”
What it is: This custom gift box idea is comprised of nearly 20 luxurious and delectable treats including mouth-watering cinnamon pecan granola, a rich chocolate brownie, maple cream caramels, Meyer lemon shortbread cookies, gourmet chocolate candies, French roast coffee, a dark chocolate and peanut butter granola bar, and much more.
Why they’ll love this curated gift box: Not only will your client, employee, or coworker enjoy this curated gift box, but it’s large enough that they can actually share it if they choose!
Where to find it: The Grand Deluxe
“For divine drinks”
What it is: The 6-Bottle Custom Box Set is the definition of a custom luxury gift box. In fact, this collection of premium house-made cocktails are crafted with the finest ingredients for divine flavor and enjoyment.
Why they’ll love this curated gift box: From Manhattans and Old Fashioneds to Sidecars and Scorpions, the half dozen cocktail set provides a wide variety of expert concoctions to put the life in work-life balance.
Where to find it: BTL SVC Custom Box Set
15. The Elite Pack
“For cool, classy style”
What it is: Is your employee the best? Of course they are! That’s why the Elite Pack is just the thing for them. This simple, classy gift box is full of high end items and accessories that are matched only by the elevation of the recipient’s spirits.
Why they’ll love this curated gift box: The Elite Pack comes with a New Era french terry bomber jacket, a hardcover moleskine journal, a JBL Clip 3, and other amazing goodies.
Where to find it: The Elite Pack
Curated & Custom Gift Boxes With Alcohol
16. Happy Hour Box
“For turning happy hours into happy days”
What it is: The Happy Hour Box is designed to put a smile on your employee’s face by giving them some snacks and a nice buzz!
Why they’ll love this curated gift box: This happy hour inspired gift delivers a mix of healthy, hardy, and downright delicious snacks including protein puffs, granola bars, dark chocolate, and cocktail kit.
Price: $48.95 to $57.95
Where to find it: Happy Hour Box
“For the crafty”
What it is: For half a year, the lucky recipient of this gift will receive specialty recipes and instructions to make home-brewed 2.5 gallon batches of beer!
Why they’ll love this curated gift box: Hops, yeast, fermentables, and other ingredients make this custom gift box the perfect customer gift idea or an equally excellent employee recognition gift — and they’ll be reminded six times per year how much you appreciate them. They’ll want to show off their new batch at your next virtual beer tasting or happy hour event!
Price: $54.99 / mo
Where to find it: 6-Month Brewing Box
What it is: This crystal clear handcrafted blue agave tequila with citrus and fruit is seductively drinkable. In fact, it’s so good that your employee might think they’re back on vacation every time they pour a little.
Why they’ll love this curated gift box: The best part about the Patron Tequila Kit is that you can choose one of 3 options, so if you know your employee’s taste you can customize the flavors for them! Between the Blackberry Margarita, the Cosmico, and Tommy’s Margarita, one of the recipes will hit the spot.
Price: $44.73 or $71.89 for 8 or 12 cocktails
Where to find it: Patron Tequila Kit
Curated & Custom Gift Boxes Under $50
What it is: Owl & Moon Apothecary Box allows whoever its gifted to to create their own magical vibe!
Why they’ll love this curated gift box: Every apothecary box comes with hand-poured Reiki, charged wooden wick crystal adorned intention candle, hand-blended aromatherapy products, amethyst crystals, metaphysical spiritual gifts, and artisan soap.
Where to find it: Owl & Moon Apothecary Box
“For those who love tea”
What it is: The Naked Herbs Sample Set is the perfect gift for employees who have a taste for the finer things in life. Each variety of tea ranges in effect from promoting sleep to boosting energy, but they are all exquisite.
Why they’ll love this curated gift box: You can choose virtually any herbs you like for this personalization box. Each curated gift box comes with raspberry leaf, peppermint, star anise, mint, hibiscus flower, red clovers, lemon balm, lavender, and chamomile.
Where to find it: Naked Herbs Sample Set
“For a fast start”
What it is: Caroo’s Snack + Coffee Box provides the boost your employees need to power through the work week or to rejuvenate at the end of it.
Why they’ll love this curated gift box: This custom curated snack box features bars, sweets, chips, jerky, premium blend ground coffee, and much more for a total of 12 snacks in each package!
Price: $34.95 to $41.95
Where to find it: Snack + Coffee Box
Curated & Custom Gift Boxes With Logo
“For extra swagger”
Price: $64.34 to $104.88
Where to find it: The Company Swag Box
23. Classics Pack
“For the essentials”
What it is: The Classics Pack is all about gifting things people will actually put to good use. Who needs more stuff they’re just going to throw away? The items in this curated gift box are worth holding onto.
Why they’ll love this curated gift box: The “swaggy” gift box features a custom branded Triblend Unisex Tee, SwagUp Soft Touch Journal, a minimalist soft touch pen, and die cut stickers among other fun accessories!
Where to find it: Classics Pack
“For a boost”
What it is: Energizing Delights is true to its name! Chai tea, French roast coffee, raw honey, strawberry jam, oat biscuits, sweet and savory treats, and an assortment of other goodies brighten your employees’ day.
Why they’ll love this curated gift box: The perfect gift for coworkers, the Energizing Delights box is a great fit for any occasion and your colleagues will love that each purchase supports ovarian cancer research, hunger relief, and more.
Where to find it: Energizing Delights
Curated & Custom Wedding Gift Boxes
25. Fire and Nice
“For cleansing the mind and body”
What it is: Fire and Nice is the artisanal collection your employee didn’t know they needed. Once they start using the self care products in this custom gift box, they’ll feel recharged and ready to run through walls!
Why they’ll love this curated gift box: Each month, the recipient will get bath bombs, soaps, melts, candles, and other handcrafted items.
Price: $34.92 / mo
Where to find it: Fire and Nice
“For an antique look”
What it is: This customizable engraved rustic storage box can hold relics, keepsakes, jewelry, trinkets, and other treasures. It’s an excellent way to congratulate newlyweds and to say I’m thinking of you.
Why they’ll love this curated gift box: The Wooden Engraved Memory Box is adorned with natural knots, coloring, markings, minor cracks, and other characteristics that add to its antique, rustic aesthetic.
Where to find it: Wooden Engraved Memory Box
“For a splash of the Caribbean”
What it is: Flor de Cana 12 Year Old Mix is a multigenerational, dynastic rum, which was named the 2017 Best Rum Producer of the Year at the International Wine and Spirit Competition in London.
Why they’ll love this curated gift box: You can pick out a Chai This, Mai Tai, or Bramblin’ Man depending on the taste of your employee, client, or coworker! To help mix things up, this alcoholic gift box includes a jigger for measuring cocktails, instructions, branded cups, and fresh ingredients.
Price: $61.97 to $76.54
Where to find it: Pick & Mix With Flor De Cana
Curated & Custom Birthday Gift Boxes
“For the health-conscious”
What it is: Gluten-Free Healthy Treats are a delicious assortment of salted olive oil plantain chips, all-natural passion fruit strips, energizing bars, organic dried mango, raspberry seed bars, pistachio granola bars, vegan trail mix, and other nutritious snacks!
Why they’ll love this curated gift box: This healthy gift box supports fair trade, animal welfare, and other causes.
Where to find it: Gluten-Free Healthy Treats
“For the full bar”
What it is: If you enjoy mixing and matching or you just happen to know your coworker likes a taste of everything, you can add any of BTL SVC’s incredible cocktails!
Why they’ll love this curated gift box: The Matador, Sidecar, Scorpion, Spicy Maid, 1934 Cosmo, Ginger Buck, Negroni, Gin Martini — quite literally, take your pick! The great part about this custom curated alcoholic gift is that even if you’re not quite sure what they like to drink, you can cover all bases.
Where to find it: 4-Bottle Custom Cocktail Box
30. Escape Crate
“For those who love a serious challenge”
What it is: Escape Crate delivers a new adventure each month that people can solve alone or with friends! Riddles and puzzles make sure that this interactive, unique gift box is good for dinner parties and family nights alike.
Why they’ll love this curated gift box: Ciphers, sleuthing tools, letters, puzzles, and much more will equip your client or employee to crack the clues wide open!
Price: $26.50 / mo
Where to find it: Escape Crate
Personalized Curated & Custom Gift Boxes
“For delicious delicacies”
What it is: Why not merge nutritiousness and deliciousness? The Good For You Goodies custom gift box offers up the best of the healthy snacks!
Why they’ll love this curated gift box: This superfood assortment includes organic dried mango, all-natural nut mix, a raspberry seed bar, white Sonoran heritage grain crackers, farm fresh jam, dried apple and chocolate trail mix, kosher granola bars, seed-based energy bars, and more. A healthy food gift box that delivers on both taste and nutrition that you will not wait to open up and start snacking.
Where to find it: Good For You Goodies
32. The Cozy Pack
“For warm and snuggly feelings”
What it is: The Cozy Pack is a lovely way to show your clients and coworkers how you feel about them.
Why they’ll love this curated gift box: This comfort pack includes custom branded knit socks, Raaka Brooklyn chocolate, a soy candle, and a wool blanket to keep them warm when they aren’t nestled up by a fire during winter.
Where to find it: The Cozy Pack
“For safe travels”
Why they’ll love this curated gift box: The Weekend Warrior is great for working vacations and total time off alike.
Price: $60.67 to $78.49
Where to find it: The Weekend Warrior Box
Curated & Custom Holiday Gift Boxes
What it is: The Phivi Artisanal Desserts Box is an assortment of 8 high quality, hand-baked delicacies. Each month, this themed box offers up macarons, cakes, cookies, cake pops, and more.
Why they’ll love this curated gift box: With dessert pairings and holiday flavors, your employees and coworkers will love indulging in this freshly baked treats during the holiday season!
Price: $30.42 / mo
Where to find it: Phivi Artisanal Desserts Box
“For cravings, of course”
What it is: The CraveBox Care Package contains 45 salty, sweet, savory, and healthy snacks!
Why they’ll love this curated gift box: This fun package includes chips, candy, bars, cookies, and anything you can imagine to satisfy midnight cravings.
Where to find it: CraveBox Care Package
“For the cultured”
What it is: Do you know an anime fan or someone who enjoys sushi and anything Japan-related? The Japanese Holiday At Home Box makes it feel like they’re on a tour of Kyoto, Tokyo, and other Japanese sites and cities!
Why they’ll love this curated gift box: Japanese confectionary; Kit Kat bars in sake, wasabi, and lychee flavors, Japanese rice crackers, a bamboo folding fan, a sushi dish, and countless other treats and items put this international-themed gift box over the top.
Where to find it: Japanese Holiday At Home Box
People Also Ask These Questions About Curated & Custom Gift Box Ideas
Q: What does curated mean?
- A: Curated means that a collection of items or themes has been organized by an expert.
Q: What are curated gift boxes?
- A: Curated boxes have been carefully chosen by experts to satisfy the needs of a demographic they understand intimately.
Q: What items typically go into a custom gift box?
- A: The curator has a variety of items to choose from, but the most important aspect of curating a gift box is to think of functionality and the particular interests of the demographic or recipient.
Q: Can I send a curated gift box for business?
- A: Absolutely, curated gift boxes make for incredible corporate gifts.
Q: Where can I find unique pre-packaged gift boxes?
- A: SnackNation, SwagUp, Cratejoy, Packed With Purpose, and many more sites offer pre-packed gift boxes.
Q: How much should I spend on a curated gift box?
- A: That depends largely on your budget. However, a good rule of thumb when you curate a gift box or buy one is to spend between $50 to $150 per individual.