What is a basket auction?

If you’ve ever been involved with a charity silent auction, you know gift baskets are a given. They can range anywhere from $50 to $500 in value, depending on the quality and exclusivity of the items, and are popular for a few reasons: The contents are relatively simple to procure.

What are good silent auction items?

Top 20 Best Selling Silent Auction Items

Auction Item Description % Above Fair Market Value
Autographed music memorabilia 720%
Autographed sports memorabilia 370% – 630%
Popular home accessories 480%
Fine dining restaurant certificates 330% – 460%

How do I make an auction basket?

  1. Begin by placing the heaviest item in the middle of the basket or container.
  2. Add large and taller items behind or near your center object.
  3. Place smaller items near the front.
  4. Fill in gaps with small bags of treats or rolled up dish towels in the color of the theme or other soft themed items.

What is a mystery auction?

Mystery Boxes work in exactly the same way as a regular auction, silent auction or raffle, with people making bids and the highest amount winning the item or simply winning as a raffle prize. However what makes Mystery Boxes more exciting, is that people don’t know what they’re bidding on.

What are popular auction items?

Top Auction Item Categories

  • Travel. Travel-related silent auction items are always a huge hit.
  • Outings and Experiences.
  • Sports Tickets, Memorabilia, and Activities.
  • Music.
  • Food.

What are good live auction items?

These packages can make great items for both your live and silent auction events….Date Night Basket

  • Romantic dinner certificates.
  • Two-night stay in a hotel in the area.
  • Local cooking classes.
  • Wine tasting adventures.
  • Private tennis or golf lessons.
  • Couple massages.
  • Group dinner party.

How do you weave a basket?

Cut the leftover upright newspaper sticks to about 1 inch (2.54 cm).

  1. For every other upright stick you’ll fold into down into the basket and glue it in place. Use a clothespin to dry it in place.
  2. For the sticks you didn’t fold into the basket, you’ll fold down on the outside and weave into the upper part of the basket.