We’ll the countdown to Black Friday is underway. I’ve made my shopping list and am ready to hit the stores and get my shopping done.
Unfortunately, I have lots of family members who fall into the “they have everything” category, so when it comes to making my gift list, I have to do a lot of leg work to find those unique, different and special items. Since I’ve already done the research, I pulled together a gift guide that just might help you complete or start your holiday gift list. I think you’ll love all the items I’ve found and I hope you’re inspired to shops the stores and the web come Friday!
ConfettiStyle’s 2011 Holiday Gift Guide
Butterfly Decoupage Trays–$8-$12 West Elm. So pretty and versatile. These trays would look great holding jewelry, candles or even a pretty soap in the bathroom.
Canvas Electronics Cases-$9-$24 West Elm. I am loving the yellow case for my iPad (with monogram…hint, hint)!
Luxe Faux Fur Throw–$79 Restoration Hardware. I have this throw in another skin variety and can’t live without it.
Vintage Hardware Necklace–$38 ConfettiStyleDesigns (Etsy Shop). What woman doesn’t love a stylish piece of jewelry…and one of a kind to boot!
Botanical Floral Pitcher–$29.99 Kohl’s Even though the flowers may say spring, I think this adorable pitcher would brighten your kitchen year round. And, a great price too!
My new favorite travel and carry-it-all tote, The Large Cool Kiwi Traveler Bag–$108 Liligrow.com. All the beautiful bags by Liligrow are handmade by owner and designer, Tamara…right here in the US of A! What a fabulous gift to give someone.
Artisan Leather iPad 2 Case–$99 Restoration Hardware. This is one handsome case that any man would love.
Tiffany For Men Cologne–$95 Tiffany & Co. Even men like that get to that little blue box as a gift.
Stuff Every Man Should Know book–$9.95 Z Gallerie. This is a great book for a young teen or the older set. “Stuff” is filled with useful tips on classic guy stuff, etiquette, socializing, business, personal appearance and relationships.
Vintage Cloth Tape Measure–$49 Restoration Hardware. I remember my dad having one of these when I was growing up. It’s the perfect blend of man-tool and style!
Plush Robe–$69 Restoration Hardware. So cozy and warm, and I love the steel grey color. The guy you give this to is sure to love it.
Video Sunglasses with Memory Card–$99.50 Frontgate. He’ll never have to set his beer down to video those special family moments!
Voluspa Jar Candle–$26 Anthropologie. Voluspa is one of my all-time favorite candle lines. Their scents are magnificent and their containers are simply beautiful.
Hobnail Bowl–$49.99 Z Gallerie. What a beautiful gift to give someone for their home. I love the shape and the mercury glass is such a timeless finish.
Chalkboard Frame–$31-$59 Pottery Barn. What a stylish and functional gift to give. Add a family photo and your gift will be a big hit.
Address Embosser–$24 Neiman Marcus. Just the thing every home needs to send stylish correspondence and holiday cards.
Slate and Wood Boards–$24-$49 West Elm. I love these cheese/cutting boards. The slate piece is removable and can be used on its own, or you can turn the wood board over and use as a cutting board. Pretty Cool!
Silver Plated Breakfast Tray–$79 Pottery Barn. At least once a year, every member in the family should have breakfast served in bed….on a stylish tray!
Flatware Stockings–$19.95 Crate and Barrel. How adorable? These petite stockings will add cheer to any holiday table.
Soiree Appetizer Set–$19.99 Z Gallerie. Bite size desserts are all the rage right now and any party host or hostess would love this set. And, you can’t beat the price.
Red Wafer Soap Set–$19.95 Crate and Barrel. I love beautiful soaps and so will anyone that receives these. 16 bars in total and 4 fabulous scents.
Happy Tumbler–$1.95 Crate and Barrel. These cute little glasses just put a smile on my face. What a great way to spread a little “happy” around this holiday.
Set of 3 Pedestal Dessert Plates handcrafted by yours truly–$55 ConfettiStyleDesigns (Etsy shop). Add a box of chocolates or mini cupcakes and you’ll be the bit of the party.
Tear Off Luncheon Napkins–$28 Anthropologie. What a FAB idea. Love the colors and the polka dot. Give these and help the party hostess take casual party decor to the next level.
36 Hours: 150 Weekends In the US and Canada book–$39.99 Anthropologie. What a fantastic gift for the family that loves to travel and explore new places. I just might be giving this gift to the road warrior in my family.
Herringbone Throw–$47 West Elm. This menswear inspired throw is super soft and very stylish. Add a monogram with the families initial for a personal touch.
Vintage Scrabble Game–$199 Restoration Hardware. Family Game night just got better with this vintage board game. This beautifully crafted piece will be in the family for years to come.
White Snowflake Pretzels $21.95 Crate and Barrel. Food always makes a great gift, especially when it comes in a gorgeous book. Shoot, I’d buy it just for the box.
Lawn Bowling Set–$129 Pottery Barn. After all, who doesn’t need one of these?
Native Union Pop Phone $29 West Elm. A little old school technology to work with your modern day iPhone. Love it!
Petite Tape Dispenser–$10 Restoration Hardware. They may not need it, but it sure is super cute. (I bought one for myself.)
Heated Stadium Seat–$119.50 Frontgate. The ultimate gift for the ultimate sports fan.
Bone Petite Playing Card Set–$89 Ballard Designs. Just fabulous!
And, when it comes to Stocking Stuffers, check out my go to stores for great, inexpensive gifts…
Cracker Barrel–I love to put a piece of retro candy in my stockings and CB has a great selection. Plan to have breakfast at Cracker Barrel Friday morning and you’ll nail two birds with one stone!
Container Store–Something for everyone and great prices too!
Micheal’s $100 section (now a $1.50). You find all kinds of great gifts to fill those stocking. This is also a great place to pick up inexpensive teachers gifts.
Ok, you’ve got a great head start on your holiday gift list. Have fun shopping and don’t forget…no pushing!