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Dec 11, 2012

Christmas gift guide: Tea towel hostess gifts

By: Catherine Therrien

Christmas gift guide: Tea towel hostess gifts Author: Style At Home

Gift Guides
Dec 11, 2012

Christmas gift guide: Tea towel hostess gifts

By: Catherine Therrien
The tea towel is a classic hostess gift. To make your offering a bit more memorable this holiday season, here are six creative ways to present it in style.

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Idea 1: Wrapping wine bottles

For the wine lover, supplement your gift by wrapping a tea towel around a bottle or two. Simply fold the towel down to size and secure to the bottle of wine with baker’s twine. Organic linen Geese & Tree tea towels, from Freshly Printed. tea-towels-idea-2.jpg Idea 2: Gifted in a box
Reuse a low-profile gift box and line it with a selection of precisely rolled graphic tea towels in a complementary palette. Give the gift with the lid off to create more visual impact. Tea towels from Studiopatró. tea-towels-idea-3.jpg
Idea 3: Wrapping smaller items

Fold a tea towel around another small Christmas gift (think taper candles, hand soaps or chocolate) to form a pouch and wrap some string around the package a few times for a decorative effect. Linen Hearts tea towels from, Linea Carta. tea-towels-idea-4.jpg
Idea 4: Stacked terry towels

Simple and tasteful, stack bright white folded terry towels together and tie it with a holiday gift wrap accessory like a pretty metallic ribbon. C otton all-purpose tea towels, from Williams-Sonoma. tea-towels-idea-5.jpg
Idea 5: Tucked in a basket filled with treats

Tuck a tea towel into a small woven basket to act as a liner and fill with delicious Christmas treats for the hostess with a sweet tooth. Cotton Gingham tea towel, from West Elm. tea-towels-idea-6.jpg
Idea 6: Covering a cookbook

Cover a cookbook (a new release or an old favourite) with a tea towel and secure to the inside with double-sided tape. Top off the gift with a wooden kitchen accessory. Linen cook and bake tea towels, from Studiopatró.
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