‘Tis the season for parties and events! No matter what the occasion, you’ll want to express your gratitude for the invitation, so make sure you don’t arrive empty handed. Show your appreciation to your host or hostess with any one of these thoughtful gifts that are sure to be appreciated. This guide will help you choose the perfect gift for your recipient. From trays to bowls, from glasses to mugs, and from home decor items that are both beautiful and functional, this guide will point you in the right direction to select a gift that your hostess will truly enjoy no matter the occasion.
Hostess Gift Guide
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This rectangular white tray with handles would be a welcome addition for anyone who loves to entertain. It’s a chic and versatile tray that will fit with any decor. When not entertaining, your host will find unlimited ways to use it throughout their home as a functional piece or a decor item.
This set of votive candles will give your hostess four essential oil aromatherapy scents with which to place in just the right rooms in her home. Scents come in relaxing lavender, cozy vanilla, bright raspberry and calming ocean. Made with soy-based wax for a non-toxic and clean burn, their minimal design will fit with any decor.
Both decorative and functional, this gold-toned wire basket is perfect for the host who leans toward a modern decor theme and will appreciate its eye-catching wave design. This basket is right at home in the kitchen cradling fruit or gracing an entryway table while being filled with decorative accessories.
This soft and velvety blanket with whimsical pom pom edging will be an irresistible way to stay warm and comfy during fall and winter. This creamy white shade is a neutral that will work as a throw on a chair, sofa or even a bed. If your host has pets, no doubt they will enjoy it, too!
Who doesn’t love a luxurious hand soap in a sleek and artful design that’s perfect for a guest bath or even your own? The combined scents of lemon and mint makes it a unisex fragrance that’s fresh and sophisticated.
Coasters are a must when entertaining and your hostess will be delighted with a new set in this elegant white and gold patterned design. The faux leather makes them easy to clean and the diameter is large enough to comfortably hold a wine glass or mug. This set even comes with a matching holder to store the coasters in when not in use.
If your hostess is always on the go, she will appreciate this tote bag with a leather look that’s perfect for work, travel, shopping or general everyday use. It’s lightweight yet sturdy and has a simple magnetic closure. This creamy color is a wonderful neutral, but it’s also available in a wide variety of shades so you can choose just the right one for your recipient.
This bottle stopper has a detailed and elegant gold-tone pineapple design for an easy-grip top icon. Made from stainless steel, the lower part of the stopper is heavy enough to create a tight seal, along with rubber grips designed to help hold it in place. It’s the perfect gift for wine lovers.
The timeless look of mother of pearl is on display in this beautiful handmade small tray that’s right at home on an entry table, a dresser, in a guest room, or in the bathroom. Use it to hold trinkets, keys, jewelry, or loose coins. Comes in a box, ready for gifting.
If you know your hostess is a jewelry lover, this free standing organizer in white and gold-tone is a thoughtful gift. It’s perfect for hanging necklaces, bracelets and hoop earrings and has a convenient accessory dish at the bottom for smaller items such as rings and stud earrings. For the hostess who values organization, this gift will truly be appreciated.
If your host is a known coffee or tea lover, this gold-tone inlay and matte cup with a wooden saucer will be a unique gift that’s sure to please. The mug can hold 12 ounces and is perfect for a morning cappuccino. It’s a one-of-a-kind cup that’s sure to be noticed.
A touch of gold is all you need to elevate a bowl to elegant status.This small gold-toned bowl with a leaf motif is a beautiful way to serve candy, cookies or small food items. It’s equally at home on a nightstand as a trinket holder.
If your host loves to spend time in the kitchen, consider this thought gift. Functional and elegant, this creamy polished marble spoon rest will help your host keep a tidy kitchen. Larger than a typical spoon rest, it can actually hold two spoons at once.
This set of 4 stemless wine glasses is a thoughtful gift that any hostess will appreciate. An asymmetrical gold-tone design gives these clear glasses a contemporary look that’s both festive and elegant.
Made of 100 percent Turkish cotton, this set of hand towels is perfect for kitchen or bath. Soft and absorbent, these towels feature a decorative fringe edging. Larger than your average hand towel, they are also great for gym and spa use.