Prepackaged gift sets are popular at holiday time. By bundling related products, retailers supply shoppers with convenient gift options -- and maybe sell a few more items than they otherwise would have. DIY gift baskets are more personal and often cheaper than store-bought, especially compared with online offerings. There's no shipping fee, and you choose the contents. Careful sleuthing through clearance racks and discount bins can turn up bargains, and the dollar store is a likely source for attractive containers, from boxes to tins to pails. (Tip: In a basket of consumables, include at least one item that's not disposable -- the container counts -- so the recipient will think of you long after the holiday.) The beauty of a gift basket is that even small or mundane items become gift-worthy when combined under a common theme. Here are 10 ideas.