23 Best Christmas Gifts For The Hostess

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This post is all about Christmas gifts for the hostess.

Now that we’re in November, it’s time to get a head start on holiday planning if you haven’t already. Holiday parties and get togethers will be a little bit different this year with more virtual and outdoor gatherings; however, any guest knows not to arrive without a hostess gift at hand whether you’re delivering in person, in front of the door or through mail.

It’s not easy to find the perfect hostess gift (especially an affordable one) so I curated a list of gift ideas for the party host so you don’t have to. Here’s a list of some of the best Christmas gifts for the hostess!

Best Christmas Gifts For The Hostess

Show up with anyone of these amazing Christmas gifts for the hostess and it will guarantee a future invite.

1. A Great Wine Chiller

The festive season is fast approaching and that means it’s time to break out the bubbly or a bottle of wine. This stainless steel wine chiller from Nordstrom is the perfect solution for keeping adult beverages cool. It’s available in a variety of pastel shades (and white) – the vacuum technology is not only effective but the design is also eye-catching. Just unscrew the lid, insert the bottle and wait for the company to arrive.

2. Cake Stand

Looking for gifts for hostess who likes to bake cakes or share recipes on her personal blog? Afternoon tea or that special occasion is simply not complete without that special cake. Make sure that the cake she bakes is the center of attention with a stoneware cake stand from H&M. Variegated coloring, timeless and minimalist design and an asymmetric rim means that this beige stand will simply never go out of style. It’s 3 inches in height with a diameter of 10.5 inches making it suitable for just about any cake creation. If the hostess in your life is a baker, this will make an excellent gift.

3. Silicone Oven Mitt & Potholder Set

If you’re looking for last minute hostess gift ideas, then you’ll love this? It’s the season for entertaining – and for many people that means taking to the kitchen to produce delicious and nutritious meals for both family and friends. These oven mitts and pot holders from food52 are tools the discerning home chef in your life will need. They are made using only the best grade of silicon, meaning they are incredibly flexible and heat resistant up to 650 degrees. Magnets and loops mean that there are multiple hanging options.

Longer length means more forearm protection. Made with cotton outers and terry-cloth inners they are attractive and machine washable. Available in a variety of colors to match any kitchen decor. Pot holders have a hole in the back that allows a hand to be slipped inside for added convenience of use and extra control. One of my favorite Christmas gifts for the hostess!

4. A Stylish Vase

Looking for luxury hostess gifts without the high price tag? Give your hostess a gift that will add a splash of color and a healthy dose of style to the home by placing this vase on the list of gift ideas for the hostess. The ‘Honeycomb Studio Coral & Gold Bud Vase’ is sure to bring a smile to her face. Each piece is slip cast and finished by hand, making each vase unique. The subtle coral and gold ‘foil style’ base makes this vase perfect as either a container for vibrant blossoms or simply as a focal point of any room especially her living room coffee table. Sets of three can also be purchased.

5. Cookie Cutter Baking Set

The perfect hostess is going to want to put her bakers hat on this festive season – and that is one of the reasons that a Williams Sonoma cookie cutter baking set is one of the gift ideas for the hostess that will bring joy and years of happy baking memories. Honestly, Williams Sonoma hostess gifts are simply the best so I suggest you check their website for even more ideas.

Anyways, the pieces of this set are tin-plated stainless steel in various sizes. They are extremely easy to clean and will make any of her cookie baking projects a pleasure.

6. Wine Decanter

For the hostess who will be serving great wine to guests, the Le Chateau Wine Decanter is a gift that will bring years of pleasure. This 750 ml decanter (perfect for a standard bottle) and wine aerator is hand-blown from lead-free crystal. The classic, yet modern design is timeless – it provides a stylish accessory for any wine lover. It’s gorgeous design makes it another one of my favorite hostess gifts.

7. Candle Gift Set

Jo Malone London has produced a limited edition candle set that will not only fill the home with delightful fragrances – but also consists of candles that are among the most loved of Jo Malone’s creations. I’m a huge fan of Jo Malone fragrances so I definitely approve of this gift.

The set consists of the 7 oz ‘English Pear and Freesia Scented’ home candle which immediately evokes the gentle Autumn scent of the English countryside and the 7 oz ‘Lime Basil and Mandarin Scented’ home candle which is a refreshing citrus mix with subtle hints of white thyme and peppery basil. The candles are packaged in a high-quality box wrapped with a ribbon. The perfect gift for the hostess.

8. Wine Glass Set

If you’re looking for inexpensive hostess gifts, then check out this unique glass set. The unusual and striking design of the Thumbs Up UK ‘Diamond Shaped Glasses’ (set of 2) is sure the bring a smile to the face of any hostess. These glasses hold a generous 300 milliliters and are made from tough Borosilicate glass. The usual faceted shape means that they can stand at an angle. Making them a unique expression of style. One of my favorite Christmas gifts for the hostess that won’t cost an arm and a leg!

9. Harry & David Peppermint Bark

The perfect Yuletide gift for the hostess that loves classic chocolate and peppermint. The treats are prided in a classic old-style red and white tin. A generous 12 oz hostess gift, the contents of the tin are perfect for sharing with family and friends during the festive season. One of the most-loved hostess gifts for Christmas!

10. Classic Pie Dish

The classic ruffled pie dish is the perfect kitchen accessory for the hostess that enjoys preparing delicious meals for family and friends especially on big holidays like Thanksgiving. It truly is one of the best hostess gifts on this list! Perfect for both savory and sweet pies, this red glazed dish is a traditional kitchen stalwart for a reason. Take it directly from the oven to the dinner table and for added convenience. Dishwasher and microwave safe.

11. An Innovative Swivel Cheeseboard

Cheeseboards are popular host gifts and with good reason. The unique wedge/triangle shape of this cheeseboard makes it incredibly striking and extremely versatile (it’s also great for a charcuterie selection). When expanded it provides a multi-level wheel-shaped surface for a variety of cheeses. The base has a pull-out drawer that contains a high-quality stainless steel cheese fork and two butter knives.

Bamboo and stainless steel provide an attractive and stylish finish – and the ability to personalize the wood finish makes it a great gift. This is one of the most thoughtful Christmas hostess gifts for a dinner party!

12. The Spice Lab Gourmet Salt Sampler

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Send your hostess on a trip around the world with this salt sampler collection from Amazon. This is one of the best Christmas gifts for the hostess who likes to try new things from around the world. This foodie gift contains 11 premium salts from around the world: himalayan pink salt, hawaiian black lava salt, smoked ghost pepper salt, Japanese curry salt, ginger chili salt and more! All the salts are gluten free, kosher and non GMO. They’re packaged in Pyrex glass test tubes and displayed in a stylish bamboo base. It will look amazing on her kitchen counter.

More Christmas Gifts For The Hostess

These Christmas gifts for the hostess provide some great ideas that will simplify the shopping process for that stylish hostess. Any one of these hostess gift ideas will make the festive season just that little bit more special.

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1. Acacia Wooden Octagon Square Trays // 2. Grapefruit & May Chang Hand Wash // 3. Hearth & Hand With Magnolia Antique Copper Finish Decor Tray // 4. Sangria Spice Blend // 5. Platters and Boards: Beautiful, Casual Spreads for Every Occasion Book // 6. 11-piece Cocktail Shaker Set // 7. Cathy’s Concepts Wood Personalized Serving Board with Cheese Knife // 8. Make Your Own Fortune Cookies Kit // 9. Smyrna Original Turkish Hand Towels Set // 10. Cathy’s Concepts Personalized Wooden Wine Trough // 11. Coasters for Drinks Set of 9

Which of these Christmas gifts for the hostess is your favorite? Share your thoughts by commenting below!

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