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Each basket is designed with you, the client, in mind – whether you choose to provide your input or leave it to my designing ability.  I guarantee a truly-one-a-kind gift for any occasion!

Below are wonderful comments from happy customers. 

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Darcene Chanaas-Larue

I was most fortunate to find the Designs for You website! I was desperately searching online for a local vendor who would supply a Thank You gift basket for a friend in the Kamloops, BC area. I called Cathy and was given many options for the basket I was looking for. In addition she delivered it for free, and did not ask for payment in advance, which really surprised me. Not many businesses are that trustworthy today. Cathy also sent me three images of the baskets to be sure I was happy with it. Other businesses, send it out, and you never know what you have paid for or sent. The basket was exactly  what I was looking for, and I was thoroughly impressed and would not hesitate to recommend or use Designs for You in the future. The recipient of the basket was also very impressed! This was a most satisfying experience! Thank you Cathy and Designs for You!

Scott Leathem

Refresh Carpet and Upholstery Care

We have used Designs For You Baskets a couple times in recent years and are always impressed by the thought and attention put in. Custom baskets for staff were a hit and more generic baskets on hand for clients always impress. 
Cathy is fast, fair and fantastic to work with! We will be ordering baskets again soon.

Cindy Willms

Kent • Macpherson 

Real Estate Appraisers & Consultants

I don't even remember how I found Cathy and "Designs for You". All I know is that she has provided outstanding, unique, and creative baskets for Kent-Macpherson's clients in Kamloops and Kelowna for many years. She has become the friend I have never met. Baskets are always on time and greatly appreciated. Special last minute orders always accommodated. Cathy, thank you for your excellent service and beautiful baskets. 

Adam, ONT

Cathy is just as much a creative genius as she is a life saver. Twice now she’s made amazing gifts for my family and both were incredibly well received. Her attention to detail, customer service, and thoughtfulness are truly appreciated. If you are looking for a gift for someone one call her!

Kelly Ficociello

Mak Transportation Services Inc. 

I just want to say thank you for the amazing baskets you did up for me for my customers. Being based in Kelowna and you in Kamloops I was a bit nervous but you assured me that you could do the baskets on short notice and get them to my customers before Christmas. You went above and beyond to help me make this happen. 
All the customers were amazed how beautiful the baskets were and full of good things. 
Thank you very much I highly recomend you to others and future business with Mak Transport 

Liliana DiNicola

Cathy went above and beyond, curating a special sweet and savory Christmas for my son and daughter in law. I wanted something special this year as they are newlyweds. They loved it! I really appreciated the excellent communication with Cathy as well. She responded to emails quickly. She provided a picture of the basket and lists items in it. 

Maggie Schmaltz, Realtor

Beautiful, individualized ‘ Welcome to your New Home ‘ gift baskets! Absolutely stunning craftsmanship and also fantastic service! Will certainly call on Cathy at “Designs for You”, again! Thank you, Cathy!

Shalon Clarke (Guilbault)

Fair Realty Your Shuswap Realtor

Licensed REALTOR® | Cell: 250.253.4545  Office: 250.675.5117

Address: #8-1257 TCH, Sorrento BC V0E 2W0  Email: Web:

Cathy delivered outstanding personalized gift baskets for my clients,
I was so pleased with the whole process and the progress photos were great because I could see exactly what was in them and that was important to me to be able to give someone something very personalized and specific as a gift.
I certainly recommend Cathy and her fantastic gifts baskets, she is a true professional.

Jackie Lloyd

Rail Operations Coordinator

Winner of Eight World Travel Awards
Direct: 250.434.2219 | Mobile: 778.772.2751
525 CN Road, Kamloops,

British Columbia, V2H 1K3 Canada
All Aboard Amazing.

Your Canadian Rockies rail journey starts here.

For you,
It is with great pleasure that I write this testimonial for Kathy from Designs For You in Kamloops. Kathy’s quick response and creative flare makes every request affordable, personable and beautiful.
She has managed to exceed our expectations and deliver baskets that look professional, classy and on brand.
I would not hesitate to refer Designs For You to friends, businesses or family.
Thank you for making my job easy and always exceeding Rocky Mountaineer’s needs.

Val, ONT

Oh Cathy I read your email and wanted to cry and seeing the pictures was more of the same!  Bless your heart!  Once again, absolutely above and beyond!  Thank you for your wonderful talent of being able to create personalized gift baskets that represent caring and love.  You are amazing! As you know this one was sensitive and difficult and you blew it right over the top!
Thank you my friend!

Don Macdonell

I just wanted to thank you for creating a wonderful Christmas basket.
The gift was well received.
I will be using your services in the future.

Paul Fricke

Cathy is amazing!  I was looking for something special to thank my work colleagues at Christmas time two years ago and came across Cathy's gift basket website.  I reached out to her needing about 15 baskets delivered throughout the Fraser Valley and she created the most beautiful baskets and had them delivered on time to each individual. 

The responses I got from my colleagues were all positive; they loved the baskets and the special touches that Cathy includes like the pinecone from her parent's property and the carefully chosen wine and chocolates etc.

Cathy even sent digital pictures to me of each basket explaining what she had done and what it contained.  

I am so happy to have found Cathy and her amazing baskets; I asked her again this past Christmas 2022 and she came through again with on time deliveries to a number of different locations in the Fraser Valley.  She is easy to communicate with and really works hard to make sure that everything is perfect from product selection; layout in the basket and finally delivery on time.  I will definitely be contacting Cathy again for baskets for Christmas 2023!

Lyn, CA

Just a few days before Christmas I contacted Cathy. I emailed from California inquiring if it was too late to send my daughter and son-law a gift basket. I usually send money but it just never seems personal. I loved her website and it was easy communicating with her. She made a beautiful basket for them and organized the delivery to Barrier. They so enjoyed it.
What can you get for your older kids? Next year I am going to do the same thing. So easy! Thank you Cathy.

Thomas Gibson – Project Manager

True Construction Ltd. 3

736 Shuswap Road Kamloops, BC

P: (250) 573-4631 C: (250) 318-2523
F: (250) 573-1173

Hi Cathy, I was very pleased with the baskets that I ordered from you. These became very appreciated gifts that I gave out to companies that I had dealt with. I would not hesitate to use your service again.
Terry Hillhouse
Operations Manager
RE:Function Health Group Inc.
Our company has been sending gift baskets for years – I had a client that lives in Kamloops so I was looked for a local company there to get a Christmas basket sent to them – I was so impressed with the quality and the unique items that were in the basket – way different from the typical large baskets company – I have since used Cathy for all our baskets needs – even for the Lower Mainland – Cathy really cares about her baskets and it shows- This is the comments from the last basket we sent to a co-worker returning to work."REALLY nice. ….the best basket I’ve see yet. She was over the moon about it.”

Mike Bell | Executive Director

Healing Nations

Made To Glorify God And Flourish

Cathy was great to work with…she made up exactly what we needed at an affordable price and shipped when we needed it to arrive….and only charged the actual shipping costs, not for “handling”. I highly recommend Designs For Your Baskets!

Elvie Johan

Love the gift baskets from Designs for you. Cathy is always so friendly, the gift baskets is beautifully arranged and custom designed for each client and they are always delivered in timely manner. Definitely a great gift for your clients.

Kate D, Calgary, Alberta

I ordered a gift basket to surprise my parents for their anniversary while they were staying overnight in a hotel.  It can be tricky ordering things like that online when you are not there to see it or be a part of the planning.
Cathy made it a piece of cake and took all of the work off my hands—ensuring the basket made it to their hotel and ensuring it was placed in their room and looked nice. The basket was beautiful and more than I expected. 
Thank You Cathy…
I will definitely be ordering again!!

Katie Pierce, Calgary, Alberta

Cathy was so wonderful to work with!!  I contacted her last minute and she quickly put together a customized basket for me.  And she delivered it within 48 hours of my order.  I live in Calgary and the basket was for a friend in Blind Bay.  I did all of my communication  with Cathy via email and she was extremely helpful and flexible.  She really went above and beyond to create and deliver the basket before my friend went into labour.  I was so thankful that the basket got to my friend just in time.  I would highly recommend Cathy’s services!! Thanks again Cathy,

Kim Edmondson – Ontario

What an experience!!  Cathy was a pleasure to work with.  She took the time to understand my situation and exceeded my expectations with her truly remarkable customer service.  This was my first time doing anything like this online & she included me in the process which increased my confidence and put me at ease.  I highly recommend Designs For You Baskets and working with Cathy!!

Valerie C.

My daughter found Designs For You on the Internet for me.  I have a friend in Kamloops having a landmark birthday without family so I wanted something special.  Cathy asked me questions about my friend and price range and came up with an amazing basket and card that was everything I’d hoped it would be.  My only disappointment is that Cathy doesn’t live and work in southern Ontario!  She is insightful and talented.  I would recommend her services with full confidence.

Helen – Ottawa

I was so pleased with my experience, dealing with Cathy at Designs for You. Cathy took great care to select items that suited the recipient, and consulted me at every step. Living across the country, I appreciated all the communication and photos.  The basket turned out beautifully, and was happily received. This is so much better than mass-produced gift baskets!

Morgan Elander

Barrister & Solicitor, CATES FORD EPP

I have used Cathy for a number of new baby gift baskets, and each time the reviews have been fantastic! Cathy’s communication throughout is excellent, with lots of customization options and progress photos. I highly recommend Cathy’s work!

Jordan Amon

Retirement Living Consultant
Chartwell Ridgepointe Retirement Residence, Kamloops, BC

I have known of Cathy and her extraordinary basket-making talents for almost 3 years now, and have been in a position to use those talents for the past 2 years. All of her creations that I have seen are truly unique in that she makes them to order, with your suggestions (if you have any), and gently inquires to the nature of the gift and their recipients. Cathy seems to absorb the smallest details, transferring those observations into a basket that is incredibly personal and thus accepted with genuine delight. I have requested her talents many times last minute, throwing in changes and even my own “stuff”, but she continually delivers within my budget and with my now-expected “wow” factor. It is this professionalism that allows Cathy to truly stand out from the crowd.  It’s funny – before working with Cathy I never fully understood the impact that a tasteful, personalized gift basket can have on a relationship, but now I could not imagine using anything or anyone else when recognizing someone or sending a congratulatory gift, or having an eye-catching door prize at a work function. I am happy to recommend and endorse Cathy and Designs For You Baskets.

Emma, ONT

“I am so glad I found Designs for You!
My daughter was at a competition in  Kamloops with her teammates over her sixteenth birthday.  Missing her birthday was hard so we wanted to do something special for her.  Cathy took on the challenge and created  a giant basket of goodies to be shared by her team.
Cathy went above and beyond in her creation – sourcing a card and balloon to go with a great variety of goodies.  She even visited the competition site in order to try to source an event T-shirt.   She was incredibly flexible, responsive and communicative (sending pictures of the basket and the delivery) throughout the process. Her team delivered the basket exactly when they said they would (early in the morning before the competition started).
My daughter loved the surprise, as did her teammates.  Thanks for making me look like a super mom, Cathy!!”

Grace, Richmond

I highly recommend Cathy’s Designs For You service for anyone wanting to brighten up someone’s day from afar. I live in Richmond and was able to use Designs For You to send a birthday gift basket to my mother while she was up in Kamloops for a few weeks. Cathy was quick to respond to my inquiry, made it easy for me to convey my wishes, and perfectly executed my vision for a pampering basket of wine, cheese, chocolates, and baked goods, all done and delivered within two days of our conversation. She even went the extra mile and picked up a lovely birthday card which matched the colour scheme I asked her to use for the basket’s decor. My Mom was so surprised and loved everything in the basket. Even though we couldn’t spend the day together, I still got to make her smile and send my love her way thanks to Cathy’s excellent service. I would use Designs For You again in a heartbeat, thank you, Cathy.

Bryce Herman, Senior Consultant

Advance Hospitality Consulting Services
Kamloops, B. C.

As I was approaching the Holiday Season, wanting to recognize my clients and business associates I reach out to Cathy at Designs For You Baskets. I’m so glad I did, she was very easy to work with taking into consideration my budget and a few last minute changes. Great step by step updates by email with photo suggestions and additional ideas. I would highly recommend Cathy and Designs For You Baskets to anyone wanting to create a special gift with that personal touch. As well as THANK Cathy for all the
amazing support she
personally gives our community!

Ann, Regina SK

I am thrilled with what you have chosen to include in the basket, and how you have presented it. You have done an outstanding job. Thank you. Thank you.
It is difficult to create a gift when you do not deal face to face with the sender, however you have included what I requested along with gathered other selections that you knew would be appreciated. Too often we only complain about things and not compliment enough.
Well done! It is a splendid gift.

Shivam Nigam
Regional Manager

We recently used ‘Designs for You’ in designing gift baskets for some of our prestigious clients. We had a short timeline and Cathy handled it very well.
She gave us options as we requested and totally customized it based on our preferences. All this over the weekend and working with our short deadline. All our clients received the basket on time and came back to us with very good feedback. Our experience was very good. Best wishes to the team.”

Anna, Australia

Cathy was able to put together a gift basket within a few days for my friend’s birthday.  She sourced all of the items that I had requested, and added several more which complemented nicely.  I highly recommend Designs for You for any gift baskets that you’re after in the Kamloops area.


You did a masterful job of creating a magnificent basket. My mother loved it as did all her friends. Thank you for sending all the photographs. 
PS: thank you also to your husband for all his efforts in getting the basket to Chilliwack for Christmas


Cathy came up with a wonderful gift basket surprise for my sister in Revelstoke. She understood what I wanted and took pictures all along the way so I knew what would arrive. Thank you Cathy! I will look forward to the next time I use
Designs For You. 

The Members of the Kamloops
Spirit Warriors Breast Cancer
Survivors Dragon Boat Team

The Spirit Warriors Breast Cancer Survivors Dragon Boat team wish to express our gratitude for the generous donation of your time and products to produce the beautiful gift baskets for our Live and Silent Auctions. We are sure that the beautiful presentations impressed the many bidders and assisted in driving the bids up. With the assistance of wonderful supporters, our Gala “Raise Your Spirit for Florence” at the Columbo Lodge on March 3 was an overwhelming success and guarantees that our participation in the International Breast Cancer Paddlers Commission Dragon Boat Festival in Florence Italy July 3-9, will be amazing. The support of the Kamloops Community has been extraordinary, and we cannot thank you enough. You certainly “Raised Our Spirit”.

Parker Bennett, 


Royal LePage Westwin Realty

Cathy has been creating amazing gift baskets for my clients with a custom feel and unique approach for each client. Her baskets are made with incredible care and their presentation is perfect, which makes choosing her services so easy for me. Helping my clients find a perfect home is such an incredible and rewarding experience, which is why showing my gratitude is so important to me. I would recommend her baskets to everyone and anyone looking to impress their friends, family or clients with an incredible gift that is made from the heart.

Debbie Bielech

Children’s Organ Transplant Society

“The baskets we purchased from Designs for You for our 2015 golf tournamentwhere fantastic!
Each one had a unique design filled with many great goodies. All baskets sold at top prices and greatly added to our fundraiser.”

Jill Earthy

Cathy, I just wanted to send a quick thank you note to you. I was a speaker at the SociaLight conference held in Vancouver and I received one of your lovely baskets. I just wanted to let you know you how much it was appreciated.
All the best with your business.

Vance Smelland,

General Manager,

M3 Steel Structures Ltd.

Dear Cathy,
I cannot thank you enough for the wonderful baskets you prepared and
delivered for Valentine’s Day this year. The combination of outstanding quality items in the basket combined with varieties of chocolate choices and confections was excellently presented. The recipients were extremely pleased. Your variety of basket choices are fantastic. I think of your service often and can’t wait to place another order to reward someone special. I never hesitate to recommend your service to others.


“We’ve used Designs 4 You a couple of times now for employee birthday baskets. Cathy responded to my request right away and kept me informed of the progress every step of the way; including sending me pictures of the basket she delivered. Our employees are always impressed with the quality of the baskets they get. I’d definitely recommend using Designs 4 You!”


My family and I recently ordered a gift basket from Designs For You for our 83 year old father’s birthday. Not only did Cathy do an amazing job putting together a basket for us but we believe she went beyond and above what we expected to receive. We gave her a “basic” idea of what we wanted for him and although she has never met our father she seemed to know exactly what he would like. It gave our entire family great joy watching him open his basket along with our 2 year old great niece. If anyone is looking to order a gift basket for someone special in your life Designs For You is the place
to go. Thanks Cathy!

Kimberley Tompkins, 

Trade Exchange Canada

“I have been working with Cathy at Designs For You Baskets on-going for almost a year now. Cathy uses her creativity and eye for detail to create baskets that are not only beautiful, but also unique. I also appreciate how Cathy incorporates items from local vineyards and businesses – which also supports other Canadian businesses. Designs For You is able to create baskets that are appropriate for any client, friend, or family member, and can also take client input to create baskets that are uniquely made for a special someone. Finally, I appreciate how closely Cathy works with her clients. She has a very approachable and fun loving attitude that makes buying from Designs For You even better.”

Scott Berg
Managing Partner
Trade Exchange Canada

We have been working with Cathy from Designs 4 You for the past couple of years and have referred her to several of our clients.
Each client has called us back to let us know how well the baskets purchased were received and have purchased more. If you are looking for a professional basket company that can custom design your baskets or just offer the theme you are looking for, you “must” contact Cathy. She is open to discussing your needs and will source well priced items to fill the baskets to your liking.I would highly recommend Cathy from Designs 4 You to anyone interested in impressing their customers, loved ones or family.

 Bob Erickson, Victoria BC

I live in Victoria BC and have a brother in Kamloops and three friends at Loon Lake BC. I wanted something special for each over the holiday season and came across Designs For You through the internet. The  service and effort put in by Cathy to construct the perfect custom basket for each was impressive. She  provided photos of each basket as well as a detailed list of contents and for a very modest delivery charge her husband drove 120 km to personally deliver the three to Loon Lake.. My friends commented they we absolutely overwhelmed.  The baskets were gorgeous with a red rose on the side of each and the personal delivery to the door was unexpected and special.
If you are looking for that something special for friends or family I would highly recommend  a gift basket  from Designs  For You .

Joe Bell
Health & Safety Superintendent – Yukon Zinc

I wanted to take the opportunity to drop you a quick line thanking you for your exemplary service. I must say I have never been provided with such detail from anyone in the service industry internationally. Not just in Canada. It’s a pleasure to see some people still take the extra mile within the service Industry and I personally wanted to make a point of extending my appreciation. I have done a lot of travelling and conducted business in many different places and I have never seen effort like you have conveyed with this order. Keep up the awesome work and continuous success is sure to be a part of your enterprise!

Francy Kooistra,

CAIB, Associate Account Manager

I was struggling with the thought of finding the perfect Christmas gift for a person that seems to have it all. With time running out, I emailed Cathy providing her with few basic ideas and a budget and she presented me with some examples which turned out to be exactly what I was looking for. Cathy was very easy to work with and took the time to develop the perfect gift, which included some freshly home baked cookies! Cathy did a phenomenal job and it was such a relief during the holidays knowing that she was looking after my gift from start to finish. Cathy even took the time to drive into town and pick up a bottle of wine that I had hand picked and purchased at the liquor store for my basket. I would recommend Designs for You Baskets, without hesitation, for both personal and professional occasions.
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