31 Creative Hostess Gift Ideas You'll Actually Want to Give (and Get)
These clever gifts go beyond a basic bouquet.
RABBIT WING CORKSCREW
BUY NOW $49.99, bloomingdales.com
Elegant and easy to use, this is one corkscrew you can expect your host to keep in heavy rotation.
PLANT MISTER IN GLASS AND BRASS
BUY NOW $14.99, target.com
Green-thumbed hosts will adore this pretty plant mister.
PRINTED LINEN COCKTAIL NAPKIN ROLL
BUY NOW $42.03, amazon.com
Nothing feels more elegant than serving cocktails with a linen napkin, and nothing makes that less time-consuming than a roll of these tear-off patterned linen napkins.
HELMS GOLD CHEESE KNIVES
BUY NOW $14.95, cb2.com
These sleek, elegant gold cheese knives will dress up even the most basic plate of appetizers.
MONOGRAM MARBLE & WOOD SERVING BOARD
BUY NOW $63, nordstrom.com
This elegant, personalized serving board is just what the antipasti spread needs.
HANDS INCENSE HOLDER SET
BUY NOW $20, urbanoutfitters.com
These charming metal holders suit stick or conical incense and look just as decorative when not in use.
MALACHITE PRINT TRAY
BUY NOW $95, barneys.com
We love how this tray blends a brilliant pop of color with an organic pattern to make it fit in with any decor scheme.
B&O PLAY BEOPLAY A1 BLUETOOTH SPEAKER
BUY NOW $249, beoplay.com
This tiny portable speaker has 24 hours of battery life, so you'll never have to cut the party short.
FRESCOBOL CARIOCA LEBLON BEACH BATS
BUY NOW $310, frescobolcarioca.com
Perfect for beachside soirees, these artisan crafter bats will offer plenty of fun in the sun (and take the pressure off your host to entertain.)
ASSOULINE VINTAGE COCKTAILS BOOK
BUY NOW $50, barneys.com
Part mixology manual, part eye candy, this collection of beautifully photographed classic cocktails will tickle any tippler.
RACLETTE MINI GRILL AND CHEESE
BUY NOW Mini raclette grill, $39.99, worldmarket.com
BUY NOW Emmi raclette, $62.90, raclettecorner.com
JONATHAN ADLER PORCELAIN COASTERS
BUY NOW $68, saksfifthavenue.com
These playful, graphic coasters will get people excited about actually using a coaster.
CANVAS WINE TOTE
BUY NOW $48, food52.com
This canvas tote fits two full bottles (or baguettes, or bouquets) and sits comfortably over your shoulder like a miniature backpack.
MILA PLANNER + PEN SET
BUY NOW $24, anthropologie.com
What better way to say "Let's do this again soon?" than to get it on the book right away with a brand new agenda.
AERIN SHAGREEN DOMINO SET
BUY NOW $1,100, neimanmarcus.com
These pretty, embossed dominos will glam up any game night.
FUJIFILM INSTAX MINI 8 INSTANT FILM CAMERA
BUY NOW $48.95, amazon.com
Capture every joyful moment of the party with this instant camera.
UMA PURE REST WELLNESS OIL
BUY NOW $85, anthropologie.com
Help your host take a breather with this blend of oils from soothing Ayurvedic herbs.
HANDBLOWN LIDDED GLASS DISHES
BUY NOW $29.95, cb2.com
Make the candy dish cool again with this chic, mod display dish.
HERMES L'EFFET DOMINO PLAYING CARDS
BUY NOW $140, hermes.com
Poker nights have never been more elegant.
GOLD AND SAPPHIRE ZODIAC NECKLACE
BUY NOW $79, mejuri.com
A dainty necklace featuring the constellation of your host's zodiac sign is the perfect personal touch.
OSCAR DE LA RENTA BY VISTA ALEGRE
BUY NOW $185, saksfifthavenue.com
Who could say no to a cuppa from this beautiful, classic teapot?
VITRUVI PORCELAIN ESSENTIAL OIL DIFFUSER
BUY NOW $119, nordstrom.com
Much classier than the plastic versions, this essential oil diffuser looks like a sculpture and helps make rooms smell amazing.
FERRARI BRUT MAGNUM
BUY NOW $54.99, premierechampagne.com
Sure, everyone appreciates a bottle of wine, but for maximum gifting impact, go big with a
JUNIPER BOOKS CLASSIC COOKBOOKS
BUY NOW $250, houzz.com
CIRE TRUDON JOSEPHINE ROOM SPRAY
BUY NOW $190, bloomingdales.com
This bergamot, sandalwood, jasmine and white musk room spray looks as good as it smells.
TOM DIXON BREW COPPER-PLATED CAFETIERE
BUY NOW $210, shopbop.com
Up your host's coffee game with this gleaming French press.
LE LABO ROSE 31 BODY LOTION
BUY NOW $68, net-a-porter.com
This rich, rose-scented lotion from the cult-favorite perfumer Le Labo is a guaranteed hit with any host.
WINE BOTTLE AND GLASS CADDY
BUY NOW $99.95, crateandbarrel.com
Perfect for picnics and
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE EXQUISITE
BUY NOW $28.95, amazon.com
This book of historical anecdotes features everything from the history of champagne and Louis XIV’s Bartlett pear obsession to Julia Child’s secret for the perfect omelet and how Parliament attempted to suppress beauty mark fad of the 1650s.
CROSLEY RADIO TURNTABLE
BUY NOW $99.95, amazon.com
It may look like an old school turntable, but this packable, portable version is also Bluetooth friendly and USB compatible so you can connect to your music any way you want.
GEORG JENSEN INDULGENCE CHAMPAGNE COOLER
BUY NOW $295, neimanmarcus.com
This stainless steel ice bucket is equal parts sculpture and serving piece.
This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com.
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