Don't go to that soirée empty-handed. Bring one of these thoughtful gifts and guarantee yourself an invite back.
These modern, mouth-blown vases look beautiful holding one flower or a dozen.
There's no better gift than something your host can use right away, like these adorable trivets that will protect counters from hot dishes.
A perfect way to unwind: You just add a couple tablespoons of this mix to boiling water. The steam will open your pores and rehydrate your skin.
A striped apron is useful and a timeless style statement. Gift the host one that they can use as they pull together the last-minute details of their spread.
These expensive-looking napkin rings, made of gold-plated brass, help bring mismatched linens together.
If you're not sure whether she drinks coffee or tea, these adorable knitted cozies will keep her drink warm either way.
Make the dessert course a feast for the eyes. Each slice of pie served reveals more of this gorgeous stoneware.
$24 for 4
Just like every living thing is unique, each one of these coasters (made from real olive trees!) is slightly different.
Not every house has a fireplace, but even a tiny apartment can fake one thanks to this petite flame. It's exactly what the was missing.
Après-dinner dessert gets a little sweeter with glittery candies, sure to bring on the oohs and aahs.
This handcrafted pitcher will be the perfect addition to the host's table when filled with chilled water.
$59 and up
Made from solid olive wood, this practical gift is one that your friend will also love to display in her kitchen.
Basic cooking tools look super chic in a glamorous copper container.
$16 for 8
Stationery is rarely something we buy for ourselves, so nice letterpress cards are always appreciated.
These colorful socks are cozy and funny, meaning they're guaranteed to be a hit with your host or hostess.
If you really want to treat your host, give her something she can use to unwind after the party — like this bomb that'll turn her bath hot pink and nourish her body with almond oil at the same time.
Your friend will laugh upon ripping back the wrapping paper — as well as every time she sees it hanging from the oven door handle.
$15 for a 12-pack
If she enjoys patterns and colors more than the average hostess, these dinner napkins will be a welcome addition to her table's spread.
An elegant and decadent box of assorted, hand-painted gourmet chocolates is a sweet way to say thanks to your hostess.
These blue and white picture frames come in slightly different patterns, but are all equally easy on the eyes.
A pillow cover featuring the trendy deep turquoise will upgrade any sofa in seconds.
After champagne comes morning coffee — this hand-stamped spoon will add a spot of delight when the party's over.
$10 for 3
A bottle of wine is always a safe gift, but if it's the holiday season, it's even better to personalize yours with a funny label.
If it's a holiday party, bring a beautiful, personalized ornament for the host's tree.
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