Holiday Gift Guide 2017: For Design Lovers, Co-Workers, Chefs At Heart, Nature Seekers, & Wine Enthusiasts
Tis’ the season to be shopping! The autumn leaves haven fallen, the turkey leftovers have been eaten, and now it is time to gear up for snowy winter weather and the dreaded Christmas shopping! The holidays can be somewhat of a hectic time, especially when you have no idea what gifts to put under your tree for your friends and family. Hence, that is why we are here to help ease your mind and also save you some precious time that would be wasted walking around aimlessly at the mall, by providing you with our handy holiday gift guide.
We have come up with the ultimate holiday gift guide consisting of categorized home products that target every person on your list, including design lovers, co-workers, chefs at heart, nature seekers, and most importantly, wine enthusiasts! Save even more time by clicking the product links we have listed so that you can order these online presents straight to your door. Most of all, these savvy items will be opened on Christmas morning, but can be used all year around!
First of all, this holiday gift guide begins with what we do best: design! What better gift to give than a thoughtful addition to dress up your friend’s living space? It’s a unique gesture without totally dictating their home style.
- Light In The Dark Wall Art – This pop of color could hang perfectly above your bar cart or nightstand. With endless sizing and framing options to choose from, you can’t go wrong with this abstract work of art. And Minted has super fast shipping!
- Lynn Brass & Mirror Tray – Any girl would be delighted to receive this chic modern vanity tray. This is the perfect shining vessel for their makeup essentials or bath products.
- Critter Ring Holders – These adorable animal ring holders can be displayed on that brass vanity tray! This rose gold collection would be a great stocking stuffer as well.
- The Inspired Room Book – Not only is this a great read, but also pretty to look at! Build up your friend’s book collection in style so that they can have a well-designed coffee table while also gaining some insight on the DIY solutions that design blogger Melissa Michaels has divulged!
- Huntington Baskets – Whether these hand woven baskets are tucked away under a console or placed in the corner of a room, it is a stylish way to store clutter in any home. Save time on wrapping by tying a festive ribbon on it and filling it with small holiday goodies!
Stuck on what to get your fellow colleagues for the annual holiday work function? These small yet thoughtful gifts are sure to be a hit. Plus, they can use them everyday at work and you even snag them from their desks from time to time…
- Bigso Mint Stockholm Desktop Organizer – Have that co-worker who simply cannot keep their desk clean or do they just have a drawerless desk? Then give them this five piece desktop organizer for storing all of their desk accessories.
Medium Wrap Journal – This leather notebook comes in a variety of different colors and has an adjustable strap for easy closure. It is also available with monogram personalization to make this gift that much more special!
Anglepoise Original 1227 Brass Desk Lamp – Go bold and update your co-worker’s desk lamp with this vintage style fixture. Easy arm adjustability and reliable base stability make buying this task lamp a no-brainer.
Keep It Together Acrylic Stapler – A simple statement piece stapler can really transform a work station. Kate Spade really knows how to design everything from one-of-a-kind handbags to every day desk accessories.
Menagerie Dachshund Bookend Set – For all you bookworms out there…your bookshelf needs these clay sculpted dachshund bookends. This little pup can sandwich any collection of books with pure poise!
Chefs At Heart
Have a friend who loves to cook? Feed their need for whipping up some killer meals with this holiday gift guide overflowing with kitchen essentials.
- Monogram Marble & Wood Serving Board – You can’t host a party without a cheese plate. These marble wood cutting boards are all over Instagram. They’re a perfect serving board for your meats and cheeses. When you’re not using them, layer them against your backsplash tile for the ideal kitchen countertop display.
- Porcelain Chinese Bird Motif Ginger Jar – Need a place to store your holiday cookies? Mix and match blue and white ginger jars that you can find on online stores and antique shops.
- Dualit New Generation Classic 2-Slice Toaster – Brown your bread in style with this retro toaster that comes in 24 different colors. It’s unique form and pop of color will really light up your kitchen!
- Wood Handled Serving Set – Tired of your plastic throngs breaking every time you serve a salad? These brushed steel and wood serving utensils have an easy grip and a classic look.
- Gatherings Cookbook – There’s no such thing as too many cookbooks, especially for a foodie! This collection is a mixture of modern dishes, staple snacks, salads and sides, interesting bakes, and puddings for feasts great and small.
If your friends or family members love the great outdoors, then take a look at this holiday gift guide filled with indoor goodies that will remind them of being outdoors.
- Large Birch Bark Pillar Candle – Since this is reminiscent of both nature and the holidays, buy a birch bark collection for a dining table centerpiece or just one to add on a reading table.
- Potted 65″ Fiddle Leaf Fig – “Spruce” up your space with this stunning fiddle leaf fig tree! Real or faux, a statement tree can make any space inside your home come alive.
- Wild Blue Yonder Wall Art – This rustic framed wall art screams “nature”! Any nature lover would be “over the hills” (I love puns!) to receive this eclectic travelers piece.
- Stripe Throw – This striped throw is ideal for snuggling up around a campfire in the woods. This soft and cozy blanket is a perfect addition to a living room sectional or a fireside log!
- Well, Come On In Doormat – What a warm welcome! This cheerful Studio McGee doormat is durable AND adorable!
Since I’m sure there is at least one wine connoisseur in every family, I had to include these fruitful gifts! We save the best holiday gift guide for last, featuring the coolest wine essentials.
- Mingle Double Old Fashioned – This is not wine related, but these cocktail glasses were too fun and festive not to include! If you know someone who wants to bling up their bar cart to entertain for the holiday season, or even all year around, then this glassware set is calling your name!
- Peugeot Glass Champagne Bucket – Time to celebrate with this champagne bucket. This lead-free glass champagne cooler features a sophisticated platinum trim. Transparent, refined cooler complements any table and fits most standard bottles.
- Cyan Design Brighton Wine Holder – Saddle up on this gift idea – an iron and leather wine rack. This 8-bottle vessel has such a unique look that keeps your party in full swing!
- Legacy Corkscrew in Antique Bronze with Birch Stand – Put your corkscrew on display! This antique wine opener is easy to use and you won’t need to rummage through your drawers looking for your tiny corkscrew.
- Pedra Coaster Set – Who wants wine stains on their coffee table? Not me! Check out these agate beauties that every wine lover needs for their home.
And there you have it! I hope this ultimate holiday gift guide has helped you save the time and the headache on Christmas shopping and that we have given helpful ideas for all the friends and family members on your list.
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