Hostess Gifts Made Personal

by Chia Yulo August 10, 2014

My mother always told me never to show up to a party empty-handed. The hostess with the mostest put time and effort into the event and is welcoming you into her home. Bringing something thoughtful is always a lovely way to say thank you for her kindness and hospitality. Here we offer a few ideas to fit every hostess personality. 

For the hostess who likes all things natural and organic, why not bring a bushel or two of of whatever is in season? Functional finds to help her prepare for the next party are always welcome. 

Flattened Glass Cheese Plate and Carabao Horn Cheese Knives Set is all she needs for entertaining at home. 
Farmer's Market Apron to keep her outfit pristine while cooking.
This All-Purpose Clothespin Jar is always useful.
Twine Roll for wrapping gifts and maybe even leftovers. 
Kinfolk Magazine for inspiration. 
Halong Bay Oval Bamboo Basket for storing fresh fruits and veggies.
If she likes color and flair, she will love these practical gifts inspired by the Orient sure to brighten her day.
The Ba Gia Multipurpose Doll is not just cute. It is also doubles as stacking bowls to keep trinkets and whatnots. 
The Hang Voi Coffee Mug's handle adds an Asian touch to her morning cup of joe. 
Lao Cai Embroidered pouch for a pop of color while carrying all her little necessities. 
L'auturelle Handmade Soaps smell divine. Don't be surprised if you see it in the powder room next time. 
The Hang Mam Placemat Set is reversible. One side has a bright floral print and the other is camouflage. 
Bungalow 300 Scent Diffuser in Mango Mandarin for a whiff of something to set the mood.
White Metal Leaf Tray for condiments or trinkets. 
Hang Bai Oval Bowl for serving food or storing fruits.

It's not a party without cocktails and gifts in punchy colors are sure to get you invited back for the next happy hour. 

The Rococo Cheese Platter comes in happy colors and can be used to serve drinks as well. 
The Pineapple Canister is a fun piece for decorating and can be used to store festive straws and stirrers. 
Flamingo Placemat Set because everyone needs pompoms in their lives. 
Dominica Ice Bucket to keep the party going. 
These Linen Cocktail Napkins are beautifully hand-crocheted. 
And of course, no bar cart is ever complete without Mrs. Lilien's Cocktail Swatchbook.

After entertaining, your hostess will be looking forward to her downtime even more with these thoughtful gifts with her relaxation in mind. 

Periwinkle Art Nouveau Bed Tray for breakfast in bed or stacking her books.
Betty's Flowers Pillowcases gets softer with every wash. 
Aciete de Coco Luxury Soap Chips to make her Me-Time more special.
Bunglaow 300 Handcrafted Wax Candles burn a soft, relaxing scent. 
Fille et Fils Tranquille White Tea Mist to spray on her pillow or bed for the ultimate experience. 

What are you bringing to your next party? Let us know!


Your Purveyor-of-the-Uniq,


Chia Yulo
Chia Yulo


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