These business cards will leave a great first impression. From Whitney English.
The Bouffon Zebra Notebook from Assouline looks just like the real thing. If you are not heading to Africa anytime soon, pen your Safari hopes instead.
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Alberto Pinto designed a gorgeous line of porcelain tabletop with Raynaud. Chinoiserie is beloved by many, so this pattern is sure to please.
FOR THE CLIENT:
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Order a Blue Collins custom bedspread from Madeline Weinrib Atelier for a design client that just moved into their new home.
Sweet personal labels make a homemade gift even better. From Felix Doolittle.
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Bring Ikat into the kitchen for the savvy chef. Ikat Ochre Oven Mits come in a set of 2 from Pomegranate Inc.
Learn from the master of high British country home design, David Milnaric. See how royals and moguls live from this great style arbiter in Milnaric on Decorating from Francis Lincoln Publishing.
FOR THE COOKIE MONSTER:
If cookies are their thing, then this red Giverny gift box filled with 12 cookies or 6 brownies is a good choice from Ruby et Violette mail order. With over 100 cookie choices, choosing between Banana Walnut and Espresso bean will be that hard part.
FOR THE TRAVELER:
Love these! Pouch Set in orange Francesca and Fish mixed prints Roberta Roller Rabbit.
Eduardo Garza works with semi-precious stones, creating fantastical sculptures and decorative objects incorporating gilding, lacquer and ostrich eggs. His prized pieces are available at Bergdorf Goodman, Harrods and Vivre. For the glamour lovers in your life, check out Eduardo Garza.
FOR THE PATTERN OBSESSED:
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For those that admire great patterns, these melamine Flourish Coasters show perfect doodles. From Thomas Paul.
Get your bling loving ones The Lady Marmalade Crystal Mushroom Ring from Kate Spade.
Hable Construction's adorable monogrammed felt Advent Calendar with outsize personality figurines make the Christmas countdown with kids memorable. From Garnet Hill.
The lucite and needlepoint Jonathan Adler Backgammon set rocks.
The Bumbershoot Umbrella Stand from Gumps online/catalog will keep rainy days away.
French Iron Baskets from Areo Home are cachepots that can take the elements or work in a sunroom.
FOR THE TECHIE:
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Unique Skins makes custom cell and computer covers that are pretty cute for stocking stuffers. Add your initials and website for an instant on the go business card.
FOR THE ONE THAT ADORES FLOWERS:
Flowering branch details make these Quince glasses stunning. From Roost through Velocity Art and Design.
FOR THE ARMCHAIR AUCTION BIDDER:
The auction catalog sold out way before the sale, so now you can get it! The Yves Saint Laurent Pierre Berge Collection Auction book published by Flammarion and available through Rizzoli was created with Christies to reflect on one of the all-time greatest collections ever. The sale of the century had 773 pieces, including a knockout art collection shown in their Paris homes. This is amazing book highlights 100 noteworthy pieces and the prices they fetched at auction. It comes in a nice slipcase, natch.
These scalloped Areo Home soapstone boxes have great style. Perfect for a nightstand or dresser.
A set of 4 colorful ikat notebooks from Nate Berkus for HSN.
The Monogrammed Desk Notepad in zig zag from Dabney Lee is comfortingly chunky and will last (seemingly) forever.
Know someone with a house by the sea? Get them the Amanda placemats in blue from Roberta Roller Rabbit.
FOR THE PERSON THAT LIKES TO CARRY EVERYTHING BUT THE KITCHEN SINK:
FOR THE GURU SEEKER:
In the loop locals from India give their picks for the must visit Dehli sites, sounds, and eats in Love Delhi Travel Guide from Conrans. This follows the first book, Love Mumbai. Designers used local materials to put the actual book together, and the case is of red silk from Mysore.
Hip NYC knitwear designers Lutz and Patmos have created a signature chunky knit throw for West Elm. Cable and honeycomb knits make this a warm bet.