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Gift Guide: 15 Presents for the Host (for Less than $50)

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Dec 16, 2014 01:03 AM
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by Margot Guralnick last modified Dec 15, 2014

Looking for something to thrill a hardworking host? Here are a range of everyday luxuries that you're almost guaranteed to find in use the next time you arrive. Above:  Relish Spoons are $40 each from Sweet Gum Co., which offers a range of handmade wooden spoons and cutting boards made in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Above: Appétit Leather Trivets by Ladies and Gentleman Studio of Seattle come in three patterns and are $48 each. (They're also available from The Commons , see below.) Above:  Walnut Coffee Scoops are $24 each from The Commons, a new home goods store in Charleston, South Carolina. Above: Selveage Linen Napkins , designed and woven by Mungo of South Africa, are $18 each from global collective Dara Artisans, who are currently hosting a New York City pop-up shop  at Atelier Courbet.   Above: Made by Brooklyn designer Billy Cotton, a Large Mixing Bowl —dishwasher and microwave safe—is $35 from The Line in NYC. (Read about The Line in A SoHo Dream Loft Where Everything Is for Sale .) Above: A goose and pheasant tail feather are included in this  Harvest Bunch , $32, made by floral designer Eiko Fujii for Kanorado Shop, a Brooklyn-based online store run by a Japanese husband-and-wife team. Above: Japanese pine-scented Bamboo Charcoal Incense from Anzu New York comes in a wrapped wooden box with an incense stand in the shape of a bamboo branch. Above: Made of unglazed porcelain, the 13-centimeter-tall  Vase Klein from Swiss studio Golden Biscotti is 48 SFr ($49.81). Above: Classic linen  Striped Dish Towels from Flotsam + Fork are woven in Armentieres, France. More absorbent than cotton and ideal for drying glassware without leaving a trace of lint, they're $19.95 each. Above: Saudade of London specializes in Portuguese staples, such as this  Olive Oil Drizzler Can ; £17.50 ($27.53)  Above: Peppermint-scented  Sugarloaf Candles  start at $24 each. They're made by Pelle Designs , a Brooklyn architecture and design studio run by husband-and-wife team Jean and Oliver Pelle. Above: The Amabatalia Furoshiki in Charcoal Stripe —a kitchen cloth that doubles as a bag and an apron, among things—is $28 from Anaïse of SF. Yes, instructions are included. Learn more in our post DIY: How to Wrap a Furoshiki Cloth . Above: Tallow Candles , made by hand at the Eindhoven Studio in the Netherlands, are €15.90 ($19.80) each at Merci in Paris. For details about the shop, read Paris's Most Exciting Shop Is Now Online . And for more portable candleholders, see 10 Favorites: Modern Chambersticks for Making Your Way in the Dark . Above: Doug Johnston's  Large Pencil Bucket , handmade of rope and thread, is $45 from Totokaelo of Seattle. (Take a look at Totokaeolo's Fashion-Forward Office .) Above: Toronto-based father-daughter workshop Herriott Grace offers these no-two-alike  Porcelain Table Lanterns that are perfect for tea lights; $35 each.  We have everyone on your list covered. For more ideas, go to Gift Guides  and browse Gardenista's Finds  too. More Stories from Remodelista 5 Favorites: Modern Menorahs for Hanukkah (and More) Table of Contents: Holiday 101 Current Obsessions: To Market, To Market






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