Hostess Gift Ideas: Under $10

Hostess Gift Ideas: Under $10

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Kim Lucian
Nov 9, 2012
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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