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Dec 2, 2015

Unique holiday hostess gifts she will actually love

By: Natalie DiScala

Unique holiday hostess gifts she will actually love Author: Style At Home

Gift Guides
Dec 2, 2015

Unique holiday hostess gifts she will actually love

By: Natalie DiScala

The holiday season is filled with gatherings and get-togethers, long-awaited parties and impromptu drop-ins. Since we never like to show up at someone’s house empty-handed, we’ve rounded up 10 of our favourite host and hostess gifts to give this Christmas season.


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Unique holiday hostess gifts she will actually love

Chocolate-filled peppermint snaps

Chocolate and peppermint are a classic combination during the holidays and these bite-sized candies are a charming hostess gift to give this season. Each peppermint candy square encases a thin, bittersweet chocolate centre. Packaged in a square glass jar with a screw-top lid, this gift comes ready for giving! Chocolate-Filled Peppermint Snaps, Williams-Sonoma, $26.95.

By: Natalie DiScala Source: Williams-Sonoma Credits: Style at Home

Unique holiday hostess gifts she will actually love

Marble and wood salt cellar

Assuming the hostess you’re visiting also loves to cook, then she’ll love this simple and minimalistic piece, made with marble and mango wood. It will not only look wonderful on the table but will also ensure that she always has her favourite gourmet cooking and seasoning salts handy in the kitchen. Marble and Wood Salt Cellar, Indigo, $32.

By: Natalie DiScala Source: Indigo Credits: Style at Home

Unique holiday hostess gifts she will actually love

Deluxious dark hot chocolate

Well, who doesn’t love heaven in a cup? This rich and decadent hot chocolate mix might not last all season long but it’s a pretty sure bet that it will be enjoyed down to the very last drop. And if you’re lucky, you might even be invited over to have a cup of this delectable dark chocolate delight! Deluxious Dark Hot Chocolate, Dean & Deluca, $19.

By: Natalie DiScala Source: Dean & Deluca Credits: Style at Home

Unique holiday hostess gifts she will actually love

Chevron scoop set

We love the idea of showing up with something totally unexpected and these wood and citrus coloured scoops are just that! They can be used to scoop ice cream, in candy jars or even to scoop bath salts. Whatever way she decides to put these pretty pieces to use, you can guarantee she’ll remember you every time she uses them. Chevron Scoop Set, Brika, $16.

By: Natalie DiScala Source: Brika Credits: Style at Home

Unique holiday hostess gifts she will actually love

Winter white tea set

You can’t go wrong with a pretty tea gift set. This lovely duo comes with an eight-ounce tin of pumpkin spice brulee tea and a white holiday contour tumbler. It’s the perfect gift to warm up cold winter nights. Winter White Tea Set, Teavana, $62.90.

By: Natalie DiScala Source: Teavana Credits: Style at Home

Unique holiday hostess gifts she will actually love

Hand soap & lotion set with caddy

Made with Meyer lemon essential oils, this hand soap and lotion duo will add a delightfully refreshing and revitalizing fragrance to the hostess’ kitchen. The hand soap is made with a blend of olive oil, aloe vera and glycerin and the nourishing hand lotion with natural shea butter and botanical oils. Hand Soap & Lotion Set with Caddy, Williams-Sonoma, $29.95.

By: Natalie DiScala Source: Williams-Sonoma Credits: Style at Home

Unique holiday hostess gifts she will actually love

Watercolour tea towels

These linen and cotton blend tea towels will add a pretty artistic flair to the hostess’ kitchen! Printed with dye, the colour is long-lasting and won’t fade. We love this abstract dot pattern and the pastel hues that will easily match many a kitchen colour palette. Watercolour Tea Towels, Yao Cheng Design on Etsy, $35.

By: Natalie DiScala Source: Etsy Credits: Style at Home

Unique holiday hostess gifts she will actually love

Calligrapher canape plate

These adorable stoneware plates are an Anthropologie exclusive and are a truly unique gift idea for a special hostess! There are 26 plates in this collection, each featuring a letter of the alphabet. Choose the hostess’ initials or those of her family members for a sweet and thoughtful gift she will always remember. Calligrapher Canape Plate, Anthropologie, $32 for set of 4.

By: Natalie DiScala Source: Anthropologie Credits: Style at Home

Unique holiday hostess gifts she will actually love

Gold dot wine tote

At Christmastime, even a bottle of wine deserves to be dressed to impress! This pretty canvas wine tote is the perfect accessory for that bottle of wine you’re giving and the receiving hostess will be thrilled to have it on hand come New Year’s Eve! Gold Dot Wine Tote, Kate Spade, $20.

By: Natalie DiScala Source: Kate Spade Credits: Style at Home

Unique holiday hostess gifts she will actually love

Bottle stoppers

A bottle of wine might be a traditional gift but this set of two bottle stoppers is a winner for the wine lover! Each stopper (one round, one rectangular) can be monogrammed at an additional charge for a truly personalized gift. Bottle Stoppers, Pottery Barn, $29.

By: Natalie DiScala Source: Pottery Barn Credits: Style at Home
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