My 10 Favorite Holiday Hostess Gifts

Holiday Hostess Gift Guide

‘Tis the season for holiday entertaining and visits to friends and family. If you’re on the hunt for a few fabulous holiday hostess gifts, you’ve come to the right place. These hostess gift ideas are also great ideas for teachers, neighbors, and friend gifts as well. I absolutely LOVE all 10 of these gifts, and I know you will too. Let’s get started!

Monogram Swizzle Sticks

Monogram Swizzle Sticks

I adore these Audrey Durden Swizzle Sticks. I have them in several colors. I am going to be using them for lots of holiday cocktails. They are a great personalized gift idea for your favorite hostess. She also sells my favorite lucite tray!

Rose Spray

Rose Spray

I have gifted this Woods of Windsor rose spray (and the powder) countless times. It smells amazing (without being overbearing). I keep a few on hand for last-minute gifts as well.

marble gold coasters

Marble & Gold Coasters

I love the simplicity of these gold and marble coasters. These are the perfect gift for the hostess who “has everything”! They can be tucked on a side table or coffee table.

Cocktail Book

Cocktail Book

A small book – such as this chic cocktail recipe book – is the perfect hostess gift for the holidays! Tailor it to your recipient – baking, cocktails, etc.

Gold Earrings

Gold Earrings

Depending on your recipient, a simple gold piece of jewelry is classic and perfect for holiday parties. I love these Lisi Lerch earrings and wear them all the time.

gold whisk

Kitchen Accessories: Gold Whisk

I love simple kitchen accessories! Everyone can use an extra set of measuring cups or a simple gold whisk! Tie on a big red bow and gift with some chocolates.

gold desktop calendar

Desktop Calendar

A simple desktop calendar is something everyone can appreciate it!

Sugar Lip Treatment

Sugar Lip Treatment

I love Fresh’s Sugar Lip line! Every color is gorgeous! This is not only a great holiday hostess gift, but a fabulous stocking stuffer too!

gold knife set

Cheese Knives

Wrap up these luxe gold cheese knives with a cutting board and crackers for a simple yet thoughtful gift that can be reused for years to come!

hand lettering book

Calligraphy Set

If your hostess loves to try her hand at new hobbies, then a calligraphy set for beginners is a thoughtful and very unique gift!

I hope you found a few holiday hostess gifts (or a few gifts for yourself – wink wink)!



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  1. What beautiful ideas! I would love to give or get any one of them. Thank you, I am always looking for hostess gift idea.

  2. Fabulous list – Thank you! Wondered about the desktop calendar source though — both links repeatedly direct me to Amazon’s Modern Measuring Cup & Spoon set [maybe it’s just me]?!

  3. whew! worried it was just me ;-) it’s a ‘looker’…just purchased several! thank you.

    1. It is one of my faves on the list! xoxo

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