13 Chic Hostess Gifts

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13 Chic Hostess Gifts
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Forget the old scented candle standby. Wow your party hosts this year with creative gifts no other guest will think of!

 

1 of 11 Image Credits: Laloupe Cards

Stationary Sets

Price:$26.95

This stationery set gets marks for form and function. The artsy box is filled with elegant cards for various occasions.

2 of 11 Image Credits: Stella Organics

Wine Not?

Price:$10.00

When you're in the mood to kick back after a long day, try KARMA's single-serve sparkling wine. Feel like sharing? Open a bottle of Stellar Organics's Live-a-Little. It's sulfite-free (no more headaches), and there are four kinds to sample, including rose and a sauvignon/chenin-blanc blend.

3 of 11 Image Credits: Be Green Now

Gift of Green

Price:$9.95

Begreen.com sells Gift of Green cards, which come with a plantable ornament made of seed paper that will yield cilantro, daisies, chili peppers, or forget-me-nots. With each purchase, a tree is planted somewhere in the U.S. You can buy them in bulk—how cool would that be as a baby announcement?

4 of 11 Image Credits: Anna New York

Ana Design

Price:$95.00

These pretty candles from Ana Design can spruce up any room. Mixing and match colors like honeydew and flamingo.

5 of 11 Image Credits: Amazon

Wine Tasting Complete Kit

Price:$44.90

The Kit contains everything you need to be the unexpectedly perfect hostess with an all inclusive kit.

Coasters

6 of 11 Image Credits: Amazon

Coasters

Price:$12.77
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A party can always use more coasters, so why not show up with your own? We like these artsy ones. The detailed designs will add a little bit of pretty to any shin-dig and protect your host's precious table tops.

7 of 11 Image Credits: Little Kay Gardens

Little Kay Gardens

Price:$12.00

Little Kay Gardens gift wrap is a gift in itself; It's seeded with wildflowers, so it can be planted instead of thrown away.

8 of 11 Image Credits: Etsy

Printed Pencils

Price:$19.95

We were drawn to these unusual printed pencils. She'll get a kick out of corresponding, making grocery lists, even helping with arithmetic homework.

9 of 11 Image Credits: Moma Store

Rainbow Whisks

Price:$36.00

These silicone rainbow whisks add a splash of fun to cooking. One is traditional; the other, a newfangled "butterfly" design for miraculously smooth sauces.

10 of 11 Image Credits: Ikea

Knubbig Table Lamp

Price:$9.00

Banish the gloom of long winter nights in whimsical, Swedish style by switching on a Knubbig Table Lamp.

11 of 11 Image Credits: Anthropologie

Anthropologie Fringed Monogram Keychain

Price:$20.00