Hmm, when should you bring a hostess gift? This is an age-old question with an answer that seems to change with the changing times.
In this article, we’re going to answer the question “Should I bring a hostess gift?” We’ll explain a simple rule to help you decide when to bring a hostess gift, go into detail on some scenarios, and wrap up with 10 inexpensive hostess gift ideas.
When you give the gift of a tree, you give a gift that is beautiful and unique. But more than that, the gift of a tree makes a positive difference for the environment and, in a small way, improving the life of the recipient.
Let’s check out 17 awesome must-have kitchen accessories that actually can be rather brilliant gift ideas.
Most people enjoy cooking to some extent. Some love it with a passion while others try to avoid it at all costs, but most of us like to cook at least a few special dishes.
If you’re shopping for a creative yet useful gift idea, you can’t go wrong with these must-have kitchen accessories. Aspiring chefs will love every piece. Broke college students and young newlyweds will appreciate the convenience and money-saving potential of a good-quality kitchen accessory. And your spouse of many years will be thrilled to finally get that one thing they’ve always wanted but never got around to buying for themselves.
In this post, I’m going to show you 21 of the best real estate closing gifts to give your clients after they purchase a new home.
Real estate closing gifts present the perfect opportunity for all you real estate agents to thank your clients and show them how much you appreciated working with them. It’s also a great way to leave them with a positive image of their experience with you, and it can be a step toward future referrals.
Below we have 21 unique and memorable ideas for real estate closing gifts. Not just any old gifts, though. These are the ones your clients will love and therefore remember.
Treasure in the desert! This week’s collection of gift-giving inspiration is for cactus gift ideas. A cactus is a great special occasion or housewarming gift – it’s easy to keep alive, doesn’t really need to be watered, and looks cool just about anywhere. Read more
One really can never have too many coasters. Unless they’re lame, of course. You can have too many lame coasters. If you are suffering from a plague of lame coasters, below you will find the prescription which will cure your ailment. If you have not fallen to this vile plague, just remember: One really can never have too many coasters.
One and Done:
The Hollywood Coaster from Jonathan Adler. Simple, trendy, retro, fun. Follow the link to purchase and you’re done.
2. Geeky Chic:
Designed in classic fashion after the original Scrabble tiles, this coaster set includes oversized letters and score tiles. Perfect for anyone who has a Pinterest board entitled “grammar”.
3. Scrabble Yourself:
If the Scrabble coaster tile set is to out-of-the-box for you, try this DIY Scrabble Tile Coaster tutorial from Intimate Weddings. The best part about this is you can accent names (or hide clever words and phrases… *wink*) in the coasters! Designate each coaster’s owner (“Madeline”) or preferred drink (“Lemonade”). The possibilities are endless….
This easy DIY coaster tutorial from Mal & Kev uses 16-cent tiles, scrapbook paper (or newspaper, or book pages, or whatever), Mod Podge, and a bit of paint and clear acrylic sealant. As you can tell, these can be as simple or as ornate as you like – let your style shine!
6. In Color
Check out this DIY Coaster Tutorial from Poppytalk for color-blocked coasters in sprightly colors. Of course, you can go with any color scheme you desire, to match your home decor, seasonal or holiday colors, and oh so much more.
All you need for these is:
1. Wooden coasters (you can get these from your local craft store)
2. Acrylic paint
3. Paint brush
4. Paint tray
5. Masking tape
6. Gold spray
7. Clear glaze spray
7. Custom Maple
Laser engraving is an easy and affordable way to customize your coaster gift. This set of four Maple wood coasters, available at Northwest Gifts, can be engraved with quotes, special dates, names, logos, images, and more.
8. Custom Marble
This set of four marble coasters, also from Northwest Gifts, includes a marble caddy and can be personalized with any laser etching you desire or design.
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