Christmas gift guide: 10 gifts for everyone on your list
From the home decor guru and fabulous foodie to the holiday hostess on your list, we'll help you find gifts for everyone, which means you can spend more time perfecting your holiday gift wrapping.
Christmas gift idea: For the tea lover
Know someone who can always make the perfect cup of tea? Give the tea drinker on your list a wonderful array of teas from DavidsTea. This luxurious gift set comes with nine unique teas and infusions, including classic blends like Cream of Earl Grey and sweet treats like Chocolate Rocket and Cocoa Chai Rooibos. Your tea obsessed friend or family member will have everything they need to enjoy a Sunday morning cuppa or host an elegant tea party. Tea for All, DAVIDsTea, $49.50.
Christmas gift idea: For the girl-on-the-go
From running errands and gardening to weekends at the cottage, your girl-on-the-go deserves stylish footwear that's ready for anything. The Bogs Summit is a great casual boot that's crafted from 100% waterproof fabric, is machine-washable and is comfort rated (from temperate to 14°F/-10°C), making it perfect for chilly fall and winter wear. The Summit, Bogs® Footwear, $110.
Christmas gift idea: For the foodie
Looking for a gift for the food-lover on your list? You know they'll love something unique and delicious. The Artisan Bread Kit by Average Joe includes everything your foodie needs to create their own fresh bread at home. Each kit includes ingredients, recipes and helpful hints to take the guesswork out of making bread. Average Joe Artisan Bread Kit, West Elm, $31.
Christmas gift idea: For the decorista
For the decor-maven on your list, give them the gift of inspiration with a beautiful coffee table book. Perfect for displaying in their living room or home office, it will inspire your decorista to redecorate their favourite space or finally create that accent wall they've always talked about. Vogue Living: Houses, Gardens, People, Restoration Hardware, $85.
Christmas gift idea: For the java junkie
Any coffee lover will tell you, a great coffee maker makes all the difference. Splurge on that special someone who needs their morning espresso to get them ready to take on the day. The Pixie by Nespresso is the perfect single-cup machine with superb espresso-making abilities. Its compact design means it won't take up much kitchen counter space, and brews the perfect cup in minutes. Nespresso Pixie Espresso Maker, Williams-Sonoma, $290.
Christmas gift idea: For the happy host
Getting invitations to attend a wonderful Christmas dinner or cocktail party from your favourite host? Gift them a set of beautiful lowball tumblers that will not only look great on their coveted bar cart, but will also be the perfect set to serve their famous cocktail recipe or mixed drinks to guests. Art Deco Lowball Glasses, Indigo, $34.50 (set of 4).
Christmas gift guide: For kids of all ages
Make theatre-style popcorn at home with this traditional-looking popcorn cart. Perfect for kids (and adults) of all ages, the cart uses air to pop corn kernels instead of oil, which means it's healthy and safe for kids. Great for family movie night or entertaining guests, add salt, butter or even chocolate and caramel drizzle to create a tasty treat or delicious dessert. Nostalgia Electrics Vintage Popcorn Maker, Kitchen Stuff Plus, $37.50.
Christmas gift idea: For the shutterbug
Gift the shutterbug on your list with the ultimate gadget cover. Perfect for the person who has more digital photos than framed prints, the Gizmon ICA iPhone case captures the look and feel of a vintage camera, yet is constructed of durable polycarbonate. The case comes with two mock 'lenses', a detachable tripod mount and a shutter button that works with any of your favourite apps. Gizmon ICA iPhone 4s & 5 case, FourCornerStore.com, $29.95.
Christmas gift idea: For the wine connoisseur
From choosing the best wine glasses to explaining the difference between an oaked and unoaked Chardonnay, a wine connoisseur knows their wine and enjoys it. Why not give the wine lover on your list their very own wine aerator? An essential tool for any wine enthusiast, it's designed to make each glass of wine perfect to the last sip. Unlike a traditional wine decanter, the Vinturi Wine Aerator aerates wine instantly by the glass, not the bottle. Easy to use, it enhances flavour and gives your favourite vintage a smoother finish. Vinturi Wine Aerator, Pottery Barn, $52.
Christmas gift idea: For the tech enthusiast
The Sonos Play:1 makes a great tech gift for any technophile or music lover. Its wireless hi-fi system lets you stream all the music on Earth (and no, they're not kidding). From your own collection, to over 100,000 radio stations and tracks from million of services like Songza and 8tracks, the Play:1 delivers big sound while being compact enough to display easily in the home. With humidity-resistant sealed architecture, it can even be used in the bathroom! Sonos Play:1, Future Shop, $223.