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he holidays are such a magical time of year, and our favorite part is showing our family and friends a little

extra love with thoughtful gifts. But sometimes it can be a bit stressful and overwhelming to find that perfect present. Worry no more, because this holiday gift guide solves that problem. We asked some of our favorite bloggers to share their tried & true gifts for everyone on their list in hopes that these ideas will help you find a perfect gift for all of the important people in your life. And most importantly, we hope these ideas will help you get your holiday shopping done quickly & efficiently, so you can slow down and truly enjoy this special time of year.

HAPPY SHOPPING!


Gifts under $75 - T H E

D I Y P L AY B O O K

“Home” for the Holidays - E M I LY Gifts

the Organizer - I H E A R T

Fashion Favorites

A. CL ARK

O RGA N I Z I N G

A T H O U G H T F U L P L AC E

Gifts for the Working Woman - C A S E Y Gifts for Guys of All Ages - B O W E R

F R O M T H E D I Y P L AY B O O K

P OWE R

Gifts for the Fearless DIY-er - V I N TA G E

R E V I VA L S

Fitness Favorites Gifts for the Host - I N S P I R E D

BY C H A R M

Gifts for New Moms & Babies - I R O N

& T WINE

Gifts for the Pet Lover (and Pets!) - Y E L L O W Gifts for your Bestie - B R I D G E T

BRICK HOME

F R O M T H E D I Y P L AY B O O K


Gif ts Under $75 Mercury Glass Jar Candle Our favorite hostess gift. It smells amazing!

Stamped Gold Cuff We love this message. The perfect gift for someone who has everything!

Sephora Perfume Sampler A great gift for someone looking for their signature scent. You get the entire sampler, and then once you choose your favorite you go back to Sephora to claim a fullsized bottle for free!

Monogram Travel Case For your brother, your dad, your husband, this is a gift for any guy! The best part? It’s water resistant with a cool leather handle.

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Cozy Socks Cozy, comfy, who doesn’t need socks?


Two Tone Serving Tray Perfect for entertaining all year long and a great gift for the cook that is hard to buy for!

Watercolor Phone Case We get SO many compliments on this phone case!

Wooden Candle Holders This mid-century look is still timeless in any household.

Reversible Tote and clutch A chic tote AND wallet for under $50. The best part is that it is reversible, making it a wardrobe staple.

Winter Hat This look is always in style. Perfect for hitting the slopes, a sleigh-ride or a walk through the snow.

We strive to decorate our homes without breaking the bank, and our gift-giving motto is exactly the same. Why spend a ton of cash when you that we'll be gifting this season.

-Bridget & Casey


E M I LY A . C L A R K

Home for the Holidays Custom Silhouette Art The sweetest personalized gift! You can even customize the frame and the color of the silhouette to match your room decor

Decorative Storage Box The perfect addition to any vignette and great for bathroom or bedroom storage and decor.

Preserved Potted Boxwood Topiary Gift one or a pair! A decorating classic.

Personalized Doormat A monogram adds a personal touch to any gift. This classic doormat is warm and welcoming.

Judy Bust Statue A modern take on a classic. This girl is always on trend!

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Diamond Zig Zag Throw Cozy and neutral enough for any decor.

Porcelain Lidded Temple Jar Every decor lover needs a little blue and white in their life!

Marble Cutting Board Beautiful to use or to display on a kitchen counter-top.

Gallery 8x10 Frame Pop in a favorite photo for a sweet, personal gift.

Rattan Serving Tray Useful and pretty in any room, and for any season of the year.

Coffee Table book Beautiful by Mark D. Sikes, a coffee table book that will stand the test of time.

Finding the perfect gift for the home decor lover can be tough.

-Emily


iHEARTORGANIZING

For the Organizer Vivid Zip Pouch Pouches are the best way to keep your handbag organized. Not only do these come in a variety of colors, but they can also be monogrammed!

Dipped Basket Natural baskets are about as versatile as you can get in terms of fabulous aroundthe-home storage!

Acrylic Caddy Use it for entertaining, for organizing mani/pedi supplies or for creating a portable office!

Glass Canisters Flora 2017 Calendar Manage monthly schedules while adding some flair to walls in the form of beautiful botanical calendar art!

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Jars don’t get any cuter than these. Perfect for everything from spices to cotton swabs.


Hanging Toiletry Case This toiletry case is darling on the outside and full of functioning pockets on the inside!

Leaves Notepad Lists happen. They may as well be written on something striking!

Acrylic Desktop Organizer This handy little organizer is designed for the desk, but it also loves to hang out with pretty makeup and toiletries.

Marble Lidded Box Pretty little boxes are storage that double as decor, and this marble option will glam up any space.

Deco Handle Tray Trays are the ultimate handy way to create groupings around the home, and this one combines mango wood with brass to create a stunning piece.

Organizing is my favorite hobby, and stylish storage is my vice. I believe that when storage is beautiful, it becomes a motivating element to maintain blissful order. And with four busy boys ruling our roost, I appreciate every last sanity saving solution we implement.

- Jen


A THOUGHTFUL PL ACE

Fashion Favorites Business Card Holder For the #girlboss in your life. Every girl loves a chic way to carry her cards.

Gold Nail Lacquer Get those nails holiday ready. Such a fun & unexpected gift to give.

Buffalo Check Scarf A warm and classic scarf never goes out of style.

Monogram Travel Wrap For the girl who likes to travel in style. A monogrammed luggage wrap!

Chic Sunglasses Oversized and super-chic, tortoise shell is perfect for winter.

Stud Earrings A touch of glitz and glam for the holiday season.

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Jewelry Box Every gal needs a cute place to store her baubles! #hinthintsanta

Fair Isle PJs Fair Isle for the win. A holiday must have.

Welly Boot Socks My all time favorite boot socks. The best!!

Double Breasted Pea coat A classic pea coat is never out of style.

Pendant Necklace This gorgeous pendant comes in one million colors and is a favorite of mine.

Every girl likes to put her best foot forward. These classic pieces

- Courtney


CASEY

The Working Woman Polka Dot Lunch Tote So that your working girl stays healthy and on budget throughout the week!

Beats Wireless Earbuds

Monogrammed Coffee Mug

I love listening to podcasts on my commute to work. Perfect for a sweat session at the gym after a long day at work as well!

No one will accidentally sip your coffee when it has your initial on it!

Statement Necklace This necklace adds a little sparkle to any work ensemble.

Loose Black Blazer My go-to work outfit? An edgy black blazer over anything!

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Year Long Day Designer This day (life) planner has a cult following for a reason! It's a planner that's fashionable and functional and perfect for anyone who loves being organized.

Pocketed Sheath Dress Throwing on a tailored black dress instantly makes me feel put together. Perfect LBD.

Tailored Pants Classic work pants that never go out of style.

Metallic Charging Cord A must-have for the modern working girl.

Leather Laptop Tote A sleek bag that holds all of your workday essentials.

Chicago. These are some of my favorite items that make my busy workdays feel a little less chaotic, and a lot more enjoyable. Now bring on the weekend! #TGIF

- Casey


BOWER POWER

For Guys of all Ages Fizzics Beer System Perfect for the beer lover. Transform your canned beer to have that draft taste!

Nerf Blaster For the young’ns in your life or the young at heart! Nerf war!

R2D2 Humidifier Don’t hide your little boys humidifier anymore! May the force be with you!

Drone with Camera

All In One Grooming Kit

No matter what age, boys love their toys! This is sure to be a Christmas morning hit for young and old.

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Team Yeti Showcase his team pride with this personalized gift!

Chukka boot for Men The LBD of shoes for men.

Speaker Pet It’s a blue-tooth speaker! How cute for a boy’s nursery!

Northface Fleece

Superhero Costume Your little man can be a superhero everyday of the year with this costume!

Comfy, warm, classic, what’s not to love?

Our family is FULL of boys. During Christmas I am constantly searching for the perfect gift to give my four sons, four brothers, seven nephews

-Katie


V I N TAG E R E V I VA L S

The Fearless DI Y- er Dewalt Drill + Driver Combo Set Hands down my favorite and most used tools! A must-have for any DIY junkie!

Geometric Brass Wreath Kit DIY Stick Light Kit

Your favorite DIYer will ROCK this wreath kit!

Each kit comes ready to assemble and display for your viewing pleasure!

Pantone Mug Every color lover in the world needs this mug!

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Dewalt Compound Miter Saw Although this saw looks intimidating it's perfect for a beginner DIYer!

Color at Home: A Young House Love Coloring Book

Cricut Explore One This thing cuts everything from paper to wood!

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Relax and be creative all at the same time! #genius. You can test drive different styles and color combinations before committing to them at home.

Skillshare Membership Over 10,000 online classes, that cover everything from crafting, fashion, web design and cooking.

Miniature House Kit Such a fun craft, for the entire family!

I eat, live, breathe, and bleed DIY. These are a few of my all time favorites that any Creative in your life is sure to love!

- Mandi


Fitness Favorites Nike Juvenate Sneaker Best all-around sneaker for working out, running errands, etc. and the black goes with everything!

Baby-G Jelly Watch This white watch is the perfect size for women and super sporty and cute.

Mirrored Aviators Best $12 dupe for the real thing! They look and fit great in person!

Zella Live In Leggings Soft, stretchy and quality fabric. The higher waist holds you in while still being comfy. Perfect for gym to brunch!

UGG Earmuff Headphones

S’Well Water Bottle

Genuine shearling headphone earmuffs! #genius! Perfect for outdoor runs.

Such a pretty way to stay hydrated! It truly keeps your water cold for up to 12 hours!

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Zella Hooded Jacket Great cut, comes in 4 colors and has thumb holes. Body-con fit, so size up if you prefer your jackets looser.

Striped Workout Bag This adorable duffel bag is big enough to double as an athletic bag, but cute enough to use for traveling, etc.

Fitbit Blaze Fitness Watch This watch will track your calories burned, heart rate, steps taken and sleep, etc. Track your health in style.

Flyknit Running Shoe Best running shoe, hands down. Super light on your feet, yet stable with added support and a cool look.

Tinted Lip Balm Just a dab for sheer lip color that smells divine and feels great. Moisturizes, soothes, and SPF 15

and 8 month old baby girl!

-Megan


INSPIRED BY CHARM

For the Host KitchenAid Copper Mixer My KitchenAid Mixer is one of the best gifts I’ve ever received. It’s a must for any entertainer.

Martini Pitcher Great gifts serve a double purpose. This pitcher can be used for beverages, but could also double as a vase.

Pineapple Tumbler I firmly believe any style needs just a touch of quirky. These pineapple tumblers are an unexpected but beautiful way to serve up a beverage.

Gold Flatware Set Gold flatware is a must. It’s an easy way to make your table look more rich and elegant especially during the holiday season.

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Staub Cast-Iron Cocotte A heavy duty pan is a must in the kitchen. Staub makes quality products that will last a lifetime.


Bleecker Bar Tool Set The perfect drink requires the perfect tools. This mid-century inspired set is a must for any bar cart.

Seasons Greetings Plates Stainless-Steel French Press A true entertainer loves to serve things in new and unique ways. That’s why a French press is a beautiful way to serve a delicious cup of coffee.

The perfect gift for the hostess that has it all. Festive holiday plates complete any holiday table or appetizer spread.

Timber and Ore Rolling Pin Moscow Mule Copper Mug These copper mugs are beautiful for serving things like sangria, mules, mulled wine, or hot chocolate.

A kitchen staple in the most stylish version possible. Sturdy and perfect for Christmas cookie day.

Entertaining in style has always been a passion of mine. These are some of my favorite tools that every host needs to make entertaining both timeless or current and unique, these are my go-to gift ideas for any person who loves to entertain.

- Michael


IRON & TWINE

For Mom & Baby Blabla Doll Cute & cuddly, this heirloom doll will bring joy for years to come!

Sea Salt Caramels The best caramels, period! While you’re at it order yourself a box, you’ll thank me later!

Rocking Horse

Travel Diaper Backpack

A classic nursery must-have.

The perfect accessory for the mom on the go! Includes a changing pad and stroller clips.

Stroller Toy

Benefit Mascara

Hands down the best stroller accessory, babies will love it... moms will be grateful for it!

Feel pretty without the full makeup routine. This mascara is my jam!

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Play Blanket This playful print is the perfect tummy time blanket! Super soft with adorable, colorful tassels.

Barr Co Soap Bar A splurge, this fragrant, gentle soap will make any mom feel special!

Super Soft Blanket The perfect throw for mom and baby to snuggle up with!

Mussel Tote This American Made tote goes from picnic to park to play-date with style & function!

With boy/ girl twins about to turn two, I can tell you the holidays can be functional gifts that are appreciated most. The little things that make the holidays that much sweeter! Here are my favorite gifts to surprise and delight any new mom.

- Michelle


YELLOW BRICK HOME

For the Pet Lover Bunny Alarm Clock

Pet Treat Puzzle

Time to wake up! The dogs aren't going to walk themselves!

Give Buddy a workout for his noodle!

Silo Canisters A treat jar that's as practical as it is attractive.

'Save Animals' T Shirt

Pet Bandanna Because your pet is more hip than you.

No truer words have been spoken....

Ombre Rope Leash A fashionable pup doesn't have to stop at the collar.

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Floor Cushion Cute floor cushion or pet bed? Only you (and Fido) will know.

Pit Bull: The Battle Over An American Icon

Cat Slippers For the perpetually cold feline lover in your life!

I recently gifted this for Scott, and it became the topic of every dinner conversation soon after. Pitties forever!

Herschel Fanny Pack For those long walks, you can never have too many treats or too many doggie bags. (That's my excuse, but I'd rock a fanny pack any day!)

The pets in our home outnumber the humans that live here, and we wouldn't have it any other way. They're our family, our hearts. But I don't themed pillows and squeaky toys. Any of these gifts would make us smile, and we think your pet loving friends would agree.

- Kim and Sco"


BRIDGET

For Your Bestie Good Vibes Only Art Print Perfect for a work space or to complete a gallery wall.

Instax Mini Polaroid Camera An awesome gift to capture all your fun memories together!

Fangirl Mug Tell your bestie how you really feel!

J.Crew Vest A wardrobe staple that can be worn with literally everything.

Succulent Candle The only succulent I can keep alive! And you know what they say, "candles are a girl's best friend".


Plaid Scarf Can one have to many scarves? We don't think so. Classic, preppy, and perfect for your bestie.

Heart Mittens I heart these and so will your bestie. Cozy, warm and cute.

Emerald Statement Necklace Make Up Bag Always a crowd-pleaser to give and receive, a cute makeup bag.

A gorgeous color, and perfect for Holiday Parties around town!

TOMS Wedges So that she always puts her best foot forward, and is comfortable too! We are always a fan of companies that also give back to the world!

I'm honored to not only have an amazing best friend, but also for the opportunity to call this best friend my business partner. I hope these gift ideas inspire you to think about the important ladies in your life and show them the extra love they deserve. I think we can all agree that just about everything is better with your best friend by your side!

- Bridget


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DIY Gift Guide 2016