Hostess Gift Ideas: Under $10

With a slew of holiday soirées fast approaching, it can be helpful to have a few go-to hostess gifts on hand for last minute invitations and casual get-togethers. With this guide to options under $10, you can afford to stock up so that you never find yourself empty handed.

Shown above, from top left:

1. These hand wrapped, scented, organic soaps are packaged so prettily that they're ready to give.
$8 from Acme Party Box Co

2. A colorful pack of playing cards can be put to use after dinner is over.
$10 from Jonathan Adler

3. Extra long matches in packaging that's made to be left out are perfect for keeping the ambience going.
$10 from Jonathan Adler

4. Help your host welcome the coming year with this quirky, printable wall calendar.
$9 from Etsy

5. The Fine Cheese Co.'s English Fruit For Cheese is a selection of concentrated preserves made specifically to pair with cheese, making it perfect for a brunch or hors d'oeuvres only event.
$8 from Anthropologie

6. With drinks inspired by possibly the most famous of fictional hosts, the book Gatsby Cocktails is a fun spin on the requisite cocktail tome.
$10 from Terrain

7. If you elect to go the homemade route, presenting baked goods in this attractive paper bake-ware spares everyone the awkward, "So, do you still have my dish?" conversation the week after.
$10 for 6 from West Elm

8. Make it personal with a pretty monogrammed mug.
$6 from Anthropologie

9. An air plant in a quirky container is a sweet and low maintenance riff on a potted plant as a hostess gift.
$10 from Etsy

(Images: as linked above)

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