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Dec 7, 2014

Christmas gift guide: 10 gifts for decor lovers

By: Lauren McPhillips

Christmas gift guide: 10 gifts for decor lovers Author: Style At Home

Gift Guides
Dec 7, 2014

Christmas gift guide: 10 gifts for decor lovers

By: Lauren McPhillips
It’s the most wonderful time of the year – for decorating, that is! From full-on green and red to minimalist winter white, our homes get a major overhaul during the holidays. Inspire good design amongst your family and friends with these ten decor gift ideas that are on-trend this holiday season.

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Christmas gift guide: 10 gifts for decor lovers

Scent of the season

Vancouver artisans Woodlot have taken their favourite natural scents from Canada’s great outdoors and infused them into the perfect holiday candle. Gift a friend with the scents of the season as the candle fills their home with the aromas of douglas fir, cedarwood, sandalwood and patchouli. Woodlot Cascadia candle, Brika, $29.

By: Lauren McPhillips Source: Brika Credits: Style at Home

Christmas gift guide: 10 gifts for decor lovers

Cashmere hot water bottle

Warm winter cozies are always welcome holiday gifts. Restoration Hardware has a whole collection of super-soft cashmere goods, and this hot water bottle covered in the luxe fabric will keep toes toasty throughout the night. Cashmere Hot Water Bottle, Restoration Hardware, $59.

By: Lauren McPhillips Source: Restoration Hardware Credits: Style at Home

Christmas gift guide: 10 gifts for decor lovers

Travel themed ornaments

The best Christmas trees are the ones that are covered with memories – ornaments from the special people and special moments of your life. Celebrate the travels of a wanderlusting friend, with blown glass ornaments of cities around the world – London, New York, Paris, San Francisco, Vegas and Pisa. Blown glass ornaments, Pottery Barn, from $7 each.

By: Lauren McPhillips Source: Pottery Barn Credits: Style at Home

Christmas gift guide: 10 gifts for decor lovers

Moose pillow cover

Crafted by Toronto-based artisan Fiona Hanna, this moose-emblazoned pillow cover is a great gift for the family with a cottage. Made from linen and eco-friendly inks, we love the way it plays up the quirky side of Canadiana. 18.5”x18.5” moose pillow cover, Brika, $50.

By: Lauren McPhillips Source: Brika Credits: Style at Home

Christmas gift guide: 10 gifts for decor lovers

Soap gemstones

Perfect as a bathroom display or to use in the tub, these handcrafted glycerin soap gemstones are a sweet gift option for anyone on your list. Molded to resemble gemstones like onyx, jade and rose quartz, these soaps come in a variety of scents ranging from a masculine cedarwood to a citrus-fresh lemon basil. Soap Stones, Pelle, from $56 for a set of eight.

By: Lauren McPhillips Source: Pelle Credits: Style at Home

Christmas gift guide: 10 gifts for decor lovers

Gold-dipped feather pen

Getting to design a dream office space is one of the best parts about working from home. Give an entrepreneur friend’s desktop a bit of dramatic feminine flair with this gold-dipped feather pen. Feather pen, Z Gallerie, $10.

By: Lauren McPhillips Source: Z Gallerie Credits: Style at Home

Christmas gift guide: 10 gifts for decor lovers

For the dining table

Shake things up for a stylish friend this Christmas with some Kate Spade salt and pepper shakers. Great for a holiday dinner party as well as year-round use, these classic stripe and polka dot shakers bring a bit of glam to the table. Kate Spade Fairmont Park dot/stripe salt & pepper shakers, Indigo, $30 a set.

By: Lauren McPhillips Source: Indigo Credits: Style at Home

Christmas gift guide: 10 gifts for decor lovers

Modern snow globe

A timeless classic of holiday decor, snow globes have been creating winter wonderlands in the homes of Canadians for decades. We love this modern take on the traditional globe, with shimmering lights and constant snowfall thanks to an ‘on’ switch underneath that circulates the flakes (who has time for shaking these days?). Medium starry light snow globe, Restoration Hardware, $69.

By: Lauren McPhillips Source: Restoration Hardware Credits: Style at Home

Christmas gift guide: 10 gifts for decor lovers

Brass reindeer

With a heavy nod to minimalist mid-century modern design, these versatile brass reindeer can be used as bookends, on a holiday tabletop or as paperweights in the home office. Brass reindeer, West Elm, $79 each.

By: Lauren McPhillips Source: West Elm Credits: Style at Home

Christmas gift guide: 10 gifts for decor lovers

Quirky holiday plates

Serve up some fun this holiday with quirky appetizer plates that celebrate the joy of Christmas. Featuring a modern mixed media design, these silly plates are a perfect hostess gift for the friend who loves to entertain over the holidays. Oliver peppermint sled appetizer plate, Crate & Barrel, $3 each.

By: Lauren McPhillips Source: Crate & Barrel Credits: Style at Home
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