Hip hostess gifts for design lovers

It’s that time of year! For the next several weeks, people open their doors to friends and family—chances are you’ll be invited to at least one get-together. Your mom taught you to never arrive at a party empty-handed, so this season think beyond a bottle of wine or a bouquet of flowers. Here are some fun ideas to give your hostess, no matter what type of entertainer she or he is.

For the Gourmet Cook


fall spoons copy

This set of spoons will make stirring her ingredients so much more colorful! From World Market, $14.97 for three.

For the Tea Party-Giver


These are coated with silicon and will look great on an open shelf. From CB2, $9.95-$24.95.

For the Hostess with a Black Thumb


Give her this cool vase filled with an indestructible air plant. From CorPottery on etsy, $30.

For the Cocktail Party Specialist

burlap coaster

These monogrammed jute coasters come in their own little bag. From World Market, $9.99.

For the Design-Savvy Hostess


These gorgeous napkins show off the geometric print trend. From Avrilloreti on etsy, $25 for two.

For the Baker

baking molds

Who wouldn’t love these hot pink baker molds coming out of their oven? From Ikea, $9.99 for the pair.

For the Newlywed Hosts

bamboo coaster

These personalized bamboo coasters will help them spread the love when they entertain. From Woodbemine on etsy, $24 for four.