5 Unique (and Useful!) Gifts You’d Never Guess Were From the Container Store

published Nov 30, 2021
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Ready or not, gifting season is officially here. Fear not though — I have you fully covered with ideas for everyone (yes, everyone!) on your list this year, whether they’re plant parents, design enthusiasts, or the cozy homebody types. As AT’s resident shopping editor, I did my fair share of gift-hunting this year to uncover some of the most stylish, unique finds your friends and fam will love. One particular spot I scored big? The Container Store. That’s right, the organization haven has no shortage of pretty, practical, and budget-friendly little presents and stocking stuffers. From games to desk accessories to food storage, this roundup is chock full of present inspiration. Happy holiday shopping!

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First up, this cool cup warmer is an awesome gift for any coffee or tea drinkers. Just connect it to your laptop via USB and voila! Not to mention, it looks cool as can be with its vintage vinyl vibes.

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This rattan pencil holder, exclusive to The Container Store, was actually designed by Marie Kondo. Give it to your sibling in college, your work best friend, or anyone on your list who loves stylish organization.

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Their movie nights will never be the same with this all-encompassing popcorn maker. Just add popcorn kernels to the collapsible bowl, stick in the microwave, and immediately enjoy. Toss in a holiday flick for the ultimate gift.

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If you’re looking for a cute stocking stuffer, this avocado-themed card game is so entertaining. It’s perfect for ages six and up and lasts about 10 minutes, so anyone can easily play. Honestly, who can resist the adorable avocado-shaped package?

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Last but not least, for anyone who’s been going into work, this little food container from S’well is genius. It's way larger than it looks and keeps food cold for up to 11 hours and hot for seven. The removable inner bowl makes for a hassle-free clean up every time, too.