Gifts to Solidify Your Permanent Spot on Your Favorite Entertainer's Guest List

Gifts to Solidify Your Permanent Spot on Your Favorite Entertainer's Guest List

Do you have a friend who just loves to entertain? Say "Thank You" for all the times they've had you over for dinner parties, cocktails, or just a casual evening by giving them something they're sure to love. From the world's most beautiful bottle opener to a full set of cocktail glasses, these gifts will help your loved ones take their entertaining game to the next level.

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'Daphne' Decanter & Whiskey Glasses at Nordstrom, $60

There's something so sophisticated about drinking whiskey from a decanter, and the extra bit of sparkle takes this one to the next level.

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7-Piece Bar Tool Set at Macy's, $65

This set includes cocktail essentials like a strainer and muddler, and is pretty enough to leave out.

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11-Bottle Gold Wine Rack at Crate & Barrel, $50

A honeycomb shape like this one will look lovely even when it's not filled with wine.



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Agate Bottle Opener at Anthropologie, $16

For the consummate hostess, having an extra bottle opener on hand is never a bad idea—and this one is just so pretty.

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Contrast Edge Napkins (Set of 2) at Parachute, $29

Beautiful napkins are the perfect finishing touch to any table, and these are versatile enough to use for all kinds of occasions.

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Coupe Cocktail Glass (Set of 4) at Macy's, $23

The beautiful, classic style of these coupe glasses is sure to add a touch of glam to any entertainment.

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French Kitchen Marble Wine Cooler at Crate & Barrel, $25

Just like the ones they have in restaurants—beautiful, and also very useful for keeping white wine chilled as you're lingering over the table.

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Giant Jumbling Tower Game at Urban Outfitters, $80

There's something about this game that never gets old. And this one is HUGE, which takes the traditional party game to the next level.

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LSA Gin Grand Serving Set & Ash Stand at Saks Fifth Avenue, $399

The ultimate gift for any lover of gin (or any kind of cocktails, really), this includes eight cocktail glasses in four different styles, an ice bucket, and a beautiful ash stand that folds when not in use.

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Cocoa Pot With Acacia Finish at Target, $35

There's nothing quite like sharing a cup of hot chocolate with friends on a cold night—and this pot is pretty enough to leave out even when not in use.

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Keurig K-Select Single-Serve Coffee Maker at Target, $130

To keep even the pickiest guests happy, this deluxe single-serve coffee maker can be configured for different cup sizes and brew strengths.

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Rabbit RBT Aerator/Pourer at Crate & Barrel, $30

This handy device fits into the mouth of a bottle of wine and instantly aerates as you pour, opening up the taste of your favorite vintages.

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Metal Cake Stand at H&M, $18

Cake stands are perfect for, well, serving cake, but you can also use them to serve other dishes, or just as a pretty catch-all in your kitchen.

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Mimira Small Platter at Anthropologie, $24

Small and gold-speckled, this platter is both beautiful and versatile, perfect as a serving dish, or as a catch-all for smaller items elsewhere in the home.

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Modern by Dwell Magazine Cheese Knife Set at Target, $17

Anyone who's ever been to a party, and loves cheese, will probably know the frustration of trying to cut cheese with the wrong kind of knife. This stylish set has four different shapes, perfect for ever kind of cheese.

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Wine Breather Carafe at Beam, $50

Decanting helps to open up the flavor of big-bodies red wines, and this decanter will look lovely sitting on your tabletop, to boot.

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Round Pink Marble and Wood Cheese Board at Francesca's, $50

The combination of wood and pink marble is so pretty—this would look dreamy hanging on a wall of the kitchen when it's not being used for serving.

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The Art Of Mixology at Z Gallerie, $17

Perfect for the budding bartender, this cocktail guide has plenty of recipes that will be appreciated by even the seasoned drink-maker.

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What Do You Meme? Adult Party Game at Amazon, $30

Tired of playing the same games at every dinner party you attend? Gift this highly entertaining new game to your favorite entertainer. It's like a mashup of Apples to Apples and Cards Against Humanity, where you can instantly create your own hilarious (and possibly very inappropriate) memes.

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White Marble Dipping Bowls With Wood Tray at World Market, $30

Perfect for serving salsa, condiments, or anything else you can image in style.

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