This holiday season why not give gifts that won’t have your friends and family standing in the returns line and the department stores. Here a little help in the gift giving ideas department that is sure to be a winner, and each for under $100.00.
O L I V E B R A N C D I S H
The Olive Branch Dish is a guaranteed hit. Not only is it visually stunning but it’s also functional. It’s made of oxidized bronze, nature bronze and stainless steel. You could do some extra-credit work by including a little note about olive branches, a symbol of peace and victory, presented to the Olympic victors and worn by brides on their wedding day.
P I C N I C B A S K E T B A C K P A C K
Picnics aren’t just for spring time. This handy backpack picnic basket will serve up some wine, cheese and other nibbles as a fitting reward after a long winter hike.
S I L V E R B A N D E D D O U B L E O L D F A S H I O N G L A S S E S
Have a martini fan on your gift list? These silver banded cocktail glasses unquestionably give a nice James Bond aura to a cocktail party. The are sold as a set of 4.
N O T T I E T O F F E E
Your Nottie neighbors will relish over Nottie Toffee. Not only are they hand-made in the North Carolina Appalachian Mountains, but they will have a handy tin to reuse once the toffee is all gone!
T H E B I G B O O K O F C H I C
The Big Book of Chic by Miles Redd Is not only a reflection of your stellar taste but also that of the lucky recipient. This is a bang-on gift because each time your friend or family member leafs through pages whimsical decor of this book, they will also be thinking of you.
A R G O S P E R S O N A L I Z E D L I Q U O R D E C A N T E R
This personalized decanter is a thoughtful way of dressing up happy hour or holiday festivities. You can either have the pewter crest embossed with the recipients initial, or you can choose “W” for whiskey or “V” for vodka and so on.
T O R T O I S E G L A S S B O W E L
Bespeckled in telltale tortoise fashion, these hand-blown bowls work both as chic serving pieces and distinctive decor items. A sophisticated way to serve snacks, store ripening fruit or spruce up a shelf!
S N O W F L A K E T R I V E T
Just in time for those warm winter dishes, the snow flake trivet will blend in with any kitchen or dining room decor and be a welcome assistant for many winter dinners to come.
T Y V E K T O T E
Meet the ultimate utility tote bag of your dreams. The bag compartment is assembled from one piece of tear resistant Tyvek paper, exceptionally strong paper that’s tear-resistant and waterproof. Perfect for errands around town, for the beach, and farmers markets. The Tyvek Totes are intentionally crumpled for a well-worn look and the durable nylon straps give it a fresh pop of color.
P R E M S O A P S
This year why not smell your way to the christmas stockings with all natural soaps hand-made from a Brooklyn kitchen. Prem Soaps are 8 oz of indulgence, and they range in fragrances from Palmarosa with Rose Petals to French Green Clay. There’s a scent available for any member of the family.
There you have it, 10 great gift ideas for the holidays. If you have “a go to” gift or great idea, let me know, comments are ALWAYS welcome!