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World’s Largest Basket Building

Dear customers!

With your help we will soon be able to afford to build a new office in a shape of a basket as The Longaberger Company once did.

The Longaberger Company is an American manufacture of handcrafted maple wood baskets that also offers other home and lifestyle products, including pottery, wrought iron, fabric accessories and specialty foods.

What started out as a dream by Dave Longaberger, Founder of The Longaberger Company, has been built into a giant basket to house the entire corporate offices of the company. Longaberger believed the idea was one of his best and would draw attention to the company. But, when he started spreading the idea of building a Home Office that was really a basket, most people didn’t take him seriously. However the dream was to come true and on December 17, 1997 in Newark, Ohio there appeared the world’s largest basket and also the seven-story corporate headquarters of the Longaberger Basket Company.

The basket building is a replica — 160 times larger — of Longaberger’s Medium Market Basket. It’s 192 ft. long by 126 ft. wide at the bottom, spreading to 208-ft. long by 142-ft. wide at the roofline.

In 1998, The Longaberger Home Office received a Build Ohio Award for its synthetic plaster system. The building is made of stucco over a steel structure, which helps create the look of an actual Longaberger Basket.

The Longaberger basket building is now a real point of interest that attracts not only natives but tourists as well.

We hope that in the nearest future we can also build (certainly not without your help) an office building in a shape of a basket (gift basket or flower basket) that will definitely be the largest and the coolest building in the world!

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Gift Baskets Overseas Introduces the International Basket Builder®

Many people find that designing and making gifts is not only enjoyable but also more personal, hence the popularity of the D.I.Y. (Do It Yourself) trend. Gift Baskets Overseas, an online, international gift basket delivery company, joins the trend with its Basket Builder® tool, which allows customers to virtually design their own gifts.

When sending a gift basket to loved ones or business associates who live in another country, the idea of making a customized basket, filled with all their favorites, probably sounds impossible. However, with Gift Baskets Overseas’ Basket Builder® tool, users can select the recipient’s favorite flowers, food items, drinks, spirits, and keepsake gift items to make a unique gift basket, which will be assembled and delivered by local gift delivery agents in the recipient’s city.

The virtual assembly process is simple. First, the size of the basket is chosen: small, medium or large. The user can view a large selection of gift basket items in a column on the left side of the screen. To select an item, the user simply drags the icon into the basket in the center of the screen. As the user progresses, he or she may decide to change certain selections; simply dragging an item out of the basket area will automatically remove it from the arrangement. Users can watch the gift basket fill right before their eyes. Many Basket Builder® users enjoy the freedom of selection while benefiting from the user’s control over the basket’s total price.

Gift Baskets Overseas provides gift basket delivery to international destinations throughout the world, with a concentration on European destinations. Corporations, the company’s largest client base, find that ordering for all their clients at one time, despite geographic location, is a huge time-saver.

Gift Baskets Overseas has established a large network of florists that assemble and deliver gift baskets purchased on Gift Baskets Overseas’ website. By creating a network of established, reputable florists and having multilingual customer service representatives based in the United States, Gift Baskets Overseas takes the guesswork out of finding a florist for those who want to arrange for international gift delivery.

Corporate clients who send gift baskets to clients or business associates enjoy the variety offered in the BasketBuilder tool, allowing them to create a gift basket for an entire office or for an individual. Additionally, themed gift baskets can turn a typical basket into a memorable gift in the minds of influential clients.

The Basket Builder® is expected to find the height of its popularity with the typical D.I.Y. crowd of 21-45 year-olds. Whether the user wants to make a funky, trendy arrangement or a more traditional collection of items, the BasketBuilder™ can make it a reality.

About Gift Baskets Overseas:
Gift Baskets Overseas specializes in sending high-quality gift baskets throughout the world. The U.S. based company works directly with established, local florists and gift delivery companies, providing clients with secure payment options, online ordering convenience, and multilingual customer service representatives. Learn more at

David Skol
Director of Marketing
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