For the one on your list who simply
can’t resist dotting their home with beautifully curated pieces and splashes of
1. Take a Bow
Prim, pretty and totally
Upper West Side, this dainty glass bowl ties up any decor loose ends.
Spade New York Grace Avenue Large Crystal Bowl. $65. Available at The Bay.
2. Serves You Right
Gold accessories are all
the rage. Add a touch of glamour to the table with this covetable set.
Doma Serving Set, US $128. Available at Anthropologie.
3. Spice Girl
Add a pinch of pretty to
the pantry with spice jars crowned by coloured tops.
Chalkboard Spice Jar. US $12. Available at Anthropologie.
Deck out the bar cart Mad Men-style
with these sophisticated glass bottles that can also be monogrammed.
Whiskey Bottle. $32. Available at West Elm.
5. Cocktail Hour
These linen hemstitched
cocktail napkins are a throwback to more elegant times, when blotting one’s
lipstick just so was the kind of
signature move only the most glamourous ones could pull off.
Hemstitched Cocktail Napkins. $46. Available at Williams-Sonoma.
6. Style Coaster
These shimmery coasters
go with just about any colour palette and are even better when paired with a
chilled bottle of bubbly.
Glitter Coasters, set of 4. $35. Available at Chapters.
7. Ain’t It Dwell
The iconic fish scale
motif gets re-imagined in this DwellStudio tray that boasts hand screen-printed
glass framed by lacquered wood.
DwellStudio Scallop Square wood tray. US $98. Available at Zinc Door.
These appetizer dishes come in a
rainbow of sherbet-bright colours and look fantastic when filled with spiced
nuts, dips or even candy.
Appetizer Bowls Set. $190. Available at ShopBop.
9. Hi, Tea
There’s nothing dusty about this tea
set. The so-chic-it-hurts cup and saucer collection by celebrated British
artist Damien Hirst features six of his most recognizable
artworks and is decidedly grown up.
Hirst: Mixed Anamorphic Cup And Saucer Set. US $125. Available at MoMA Store.
10. Nice Mug
The iconic pattern on
this Jonathan Adler mug has a bold and retro vibe that serves as the visual
kick in the pants we need some mornings.
Jonathan Adler Carnaby Vertabrae Mug, US $18. Available at Zinc Door.