I love household items as gifts, especially useful ones, like the Kitchenaid mixer and Pyrex bowls I got last year, although I know not everybody feels the same way. But if you’re looking for a special gift for someone who appreciates those types of items, here are my top picks!
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1. My Willow Tree Nativity is one of my absolute favorite Christmas decorations, and I received different pieces, including the creche and wisemen, over several Christmases. It’s a beautiful, quality set to compliment any decor!
Willow Tree Nativity Set, $57.99
2. This would be perfect for a newlywed couple or someone who’s moved out on their own for the first time, but even someone who already has a functioning kitchen can appreciate a set of quality tools!
3. I have a few aprons — including a black and white damask one similar to this one — and even though I’m not a great cook, I love to put on my apron when I’m cooking or baking!
Retro Apron, $30
4. My husband took one look at the price of this knife set and said, “You are not a chef. You do not need those.” He’s probably right, but if you do cook regularly, having a quality knife set is a must. And having one that’s kind of funky is even better!
Ginsu Shoku Stainless Steel Cutlery, $199.99
5. How cute is this timer? I’ve mentioned that I love gift baskets, and I think you could add this to a gift basket with a couple gifts in a jar — like soup, cookies and maybe a spiced cider mix — for a fun kitchen-themed gift!
6. These bamboo storage chests are eco-friendly, functional and pretty — the trifecta for household goods!
Bamboo Storage Chest Set, $44.99
7. I received a KitchenAid mixer last Christmas, and it is by far one of my favorite kitchen appliances. It makes baking a breeze, and I’m looking forward to getting a couple of attachments this year so I can do even more.
KitchenAid 4-1/2 Quart Stand Mixer, $179.99
8. I love Umbra’s modern decor — from picture frames to wall hangings to clocks, and this clock would make a great addition to any modern home!
9. How cute is this? A custom watercolor print paired with built-in hooks to help you organize necklaces, keys or whatever you need to hang up.
Watercolor Print with Hooks, $38.00