2011 Tomkat Studio Gift Guide

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2011 Holiday Gift Guide Thank you for viewing our second annual TomKat Studio Gift Guide! We had such an overwhelming response to the first guide we published last year, that we decided to do it again. This year, we’ve enlisted even more fabulous contributors to share unique gift ideas for everyone on your list. You will also see fabulous products from our preferred sponsors. We hope this guide will make your holiday shopping a little more fun this year! Remember, you can click on every item in this publication to link for more information or to purchase! We hope you enjoy reading it as much as we enjoyed creating it! Happy Holidays from The TomKat Studio!

­— Kim

Editor/Owner The TomKat Studio

6 All I Want for Christmas Kim, The TomKat Studio

12 Gifts for Cool Dads

Danny, top five real estate

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8 Gifts for Little Girls

Kate, the tomkat studio

14 Gifts for the Hostess

Jenn, Hostess with the mostess

10 Gifts for Good Boys

Tommy, the tomkat studio

16 Edible Gifts

Amy, amy atlas events



18 Gifts for Beauty Queens Becki, Whippy cake

24 Gifts for Baking Enthusiasts angie, Bakerella

30 Gifts to Get Organized

20 Gifts for New Babies

Melisa & Pam, Project Nursery

26 Gifts for the Home

28 Gifts to Hang on the Wall

Shelley, House of smiths

Laura, laura winslow photography

32 Gifts forTechies

34 Gifts for Newlyweds

Becky, project life

Lindsey, pretty darn cute design

36 Gifts for Busy Moms

38 Gifts for Your Best Girlfriend

Jessica, JP Creative Design

22 Gifts for Photographers

Vicki, Vicki Lynn Photography

Molly, The Tomkat STudio

Courtney, Pizzazzerie

40 Gifts for Teens

Toni, The TomKat Studio

Cover Photo :: Jessica Downey Photography

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alyssa, The tomkat STudio

44 Gifts for Pets

niki, papery and cakery

Cover Styling/Hair Applique :: Whippy Cake Gift Guide Designer :: JP Creative

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All I Want

for christmas hawaiian cruise princess.com

cake plate crateandbarrel.com

kate spade handbag katespade.com

sucre macarons shopsucre.com

coach wristlet coach.com cupcake surprise pan surlatable.com

kate spade business card holder shop.nordstrom.com

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Kim Stoegbauer, The TomKat Studio

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spa day camelbackspa.com

thetomkatstudio.com Kim is a party stylist/designer who loves all things pretty and frilly. She loves creating, crafting and decorating.

live in the moment vickilynnphoto.com 路 vickilynnphoto.com/blog




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Gifts for

little girls

purse gap.com

american girl doll & dog store.americangirl.com apron potterbarnkids.com

dress jcrew.com

lunchbox pinktaffydesigns.com shoes gap.com

hairclips etsy.com barbie rapunzel amazon.com

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Kate, The TomKat Studio

thetomkatstudio.com Kate puts the “Kat� in TomKat and is a sweet and sassy four year old who loves all things pink, princess and pretty. She has a passion for sweets and treats, just like her mommy.

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Gifts for

good boys

Classic Vans amazon.com

DS 3D amazon.com

Mario Kart 7 amazon.com

Pajama Pants gap.com

watch shop.nordstrom.com

Personalized lunchbox pinktaffydesigns.com Angry Birds Game amazon.com

Cardinals Jersey amazon.com

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Tommy, The TomKat Studio

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under armour shirt underarmour.com

thetomkatstudio.com Sweet six year old Tommy is the “Tom” in TomKat. When this he’s not acing a spelling test, he’s kicking around the soccer ball with his friends or cuddling with his mommy (shhh!).



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Gifts for

cool dads block rocker amazon.com man bag bananarepublic.gap.com

TITLEIST golf balls amazon.com

ipod nano amazon.com

xm snap satellite radio amazon.com

beer of the month club gifts.com

kindle amazon.com

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Dan Stoegbauer, Top Five Real Estate topfiverealestate.com

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Dan is an amazing husband to Kim {TomKat}, wonderful father to Tommy & Kate, electronics aficionado and fantasy football legend

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Gifts for

the hostess modern santa stoneware westelm.com Pig Butter dish and Canister jonathanadler.com

owl pillows by Fong’s Studio etsy.com

owl measuring cups westelm.com

curvy chrysanthemum vase anthropologie.com

Red Chick candleholder cb2.com

Graffiti Cocktail Shaker cb2.com

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Jennifer Sbranti, Hostess With the Mostess

wine monkey zgallerie.com

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hwtm.com Jenn is a graphic/event designer & editor that adores bright colors and modern style!

le papier studio elegant silhouette creations


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gifts laduree macarons laduree.fr

mini cupcakes bakedbymelissa.com

rices to riches rice pudding ricetoriches.com

Jacques Torres Hot Chocolate mrchocolate.com

John Kelly Dark Chocolate Fudge with Grey Sea Salt johnkellychocolates.com Nuts for Cocoa gift box hammondscandies.com

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personalized candy from Papabubble papabubble.com

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Amy Atlas, Amy Atlas Events amyatlas.com

sweeteeth chocolate gift pack shop.sweeteeth.com

Amy Atlas, also known as “The Sweets Stylist� is a coveted entertaining expert, baking and crafting stylist, and is internationally recognized for creating the stylized dessert bar trend.

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Gifts for

beauty queens

H20 Oasis Overnight Refresh Kit h20plus.com

buttercream cake cameo cluch by Petunia Pickle Bottom shop.petunia.com

stairway to heaven nail polish by Deborah Lippmann drugstore.com

TomKat Applique by Whippy Cake whippycake.com

sunny side bubble bar by Lush lushusa.com

Ginger citrus luxury gift set arbonne.com

lipsurgence matte lip tint trio by Tarte sephora.com

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le mystere tisha t-shirt bra bluefly.com

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Becki Crosby, Whippy Cake

whippycake.com Becki is a designer and professional stylist. Her passion for fashion is fueled by color, glitter, ruffles and prints.

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Gifts for

new babies hanna andersson baby sleeper serenaandlily.com

trunki suitcase opensky.com

baby product gift subscription citruslane.com

Cashmere vintage ski sweater busybees-kids.com

ICE CREAM PRINT artaddiction.com

Grayson mini crib babyletto.com

I.O.U Card Set giggle.com

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peel and stick wallpaper wallcandyarts.com

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growth chart erincondren.com

Melisa Fluhr & Pam Ginocchio, Project Nursery projectnursery.com

Melisa & Pam specialize in teaching parents how to take charge of their own children’s interior design and decorating projects.

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Gifts for

photogs camera strap etsy.com

Betsy camera bag jototes.com

flooring backdrop thesavvyphotographerstore.bigcartel.com

canon 50 mm 1.4 lens amazon.com

canvas print2canvas

lenspen lens cleaning amazon.com

canon rebel amazon.com

Understanding Exposure by Bryan Peterson amazon.com

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Vicki Lynn Tamburrelli vickilynnphoto.com

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Vicki is an amazing photographer, wife and sweet mama to three beautiful children.Â





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Gifts for

red velvet layer cake pieceofcakeinc.com

baking entusiasts

cupcake corer williams-sonoma.com

custom color cake STand sarahstands.com

kitchenaid stand mixer amazon.com

ice cream scoop and stack frozentreats.com

cake pops kit amazon.com

wooden doughnut playset melissaanddoug.com

little sweet treats print etsy.com

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3D christmas cookie set williams-sonoma.com

Angie Dudley, Bakerella bakerella.com

baking notes anthropologie.com

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Angie enjoys baking cute and delicious treats that make people smile.

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Gifts for

Pantry Jar Labels thehouseofsmithsdesigns.com

the home

Pierre Mirror zgallerie.com

wire organizing baskets crateandbarrel.com

our best bites cookbook amazon.com

grand chenille throw potterybarn.com House beautiful magazine subscription amazon.com

floor/reading lamp ikea.com

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striped rug dashandalbert.com

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Shelley Smith, House of Smiths thehouseofsmiths.com

A full time Home DIY and lifestyle blogger, small design-shop owner and mother to three, Shelley Smith is passionate about making life more beautiful!

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Gifts for

to hang on the wall

Distressed Chevron Frame etsy.com Fanciful frames fancifulframes.com turquoise family rules sign signsofvintage.com

turquoise lotus wall plaque zgallerie.com

monogram and chevron wall display etsy.com

zinc initial letters anthropologie.com

“i love you much� print myreclaimed.com

angelique mirror zgallerie.com

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Laura Winslow, Photographer


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Laura is a photographer, wife, and mama to two little sweeties. With Starbucks in hand, she loves to dream of both her next vacation and her next fun project.

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Gifts to

get organized Airtight Dry-Food Canisters snapware.com

Project Life beckyhiggins.com

12x12 Paper Holder cropperhopper.com Bisley Cabinet containerstore.com

Eva Jewelry Trays containerstore.com

iPhone apple.com

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Becky Higgins

beckyhiggins.com Punctuate Office Storage boxes containerstore.com

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Becky Higgins enjoys cultivating a good life + and recording it. She brings it all together with Project Life, which is also helping others to get their life documented in the most simple format.


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Gifts for


pink typewriter etsy.com

Marc Jacobs Striped iPad Case net-a-porter.com

silhouette cameo silhouetteamerica.com

Kate Spade Laptop Sleeve shop.nordstrom.com

light letter themonogrammerchant.com

Pink Otterbox amazon.com

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yubs retro handset yubz.com

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Lindsey Riel, Pretty Darn Cute prettydarncute.com

Lindsey is a Web & Graphic Designer/Blogger who loves anything and everything design.

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Gifts for

newlyweds Say Yes “mrs” necklace katespade.com

mr & mrs cocktail glasses store03.prostores.com

kate spade silver frame katespade.com williams-sonoma bride&groom cookbook williams-sonoma.com

canon sx30is amazon.com lucite serving tray swoozies.com

custom address stamp etsy.com

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you have my whole heart sign chezreneeshop.com

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Courtney Dial, Pizzazzerie pizzazzerie.com

Courtney is a lifestyle + entertaining writer and editor of the party site, Pizzazzerie. She’s busy planning her wedding and finishing her first two books.

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Gifts for

busy moms family dinner box of questions melissaanddoug.com

daily system potterybarn.com Freezer Meal Cookbook amazon.com photo calendar minted.com

brag book leather photo album rustico.com

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Jessica Petesron, JP Creative Design

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family tree kit familytreekits.com

jp-creativedesign.com Jessica is a mom to sweet Oliver, an experimental chef/baker and a freelance graphic designer

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wedding invitations· blogs

birth announcements party invitations · logos graduation announcements

business cards · t-shirts

magazines · packaging

posters · shower invites

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Gifts for

your best girlfriend

sweater robe victoriassecret.com

Buxom Party Central Lip Gloss Pack bareescentuals.com

round filigree textured earrings etsy.com

personalized notepads whimsicalpaper.com

happy feet spa pedicure set uncommongoods.com

Book: Let’s Take the long way home a memoir of friendship) by Gail Caldwell amazon.com

soap sampler rockymountainsoap.com cute flirty kitchen apron everything4mom.com

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Molly Ashton, Design Assistant thetomkatstudio.com

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monogrammed glitter necklace carolandcompany.com

Design Assistant, a mom of 4 young and spunky kids, and the lucky wife of the most thoughtful husband in the world!

Whimsical Paper

personalized stationery, gifts & accessories


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Gifts for

personalized locket origamiowl.com

teens mini fridge pbteen.com dream bank uncommongoods.com

hoodiebuddie hoodiebuddie.com

classic toms toms.com go pro camera gopro.com

i am glam...therefore I am makeup set from Benefit Cosmetics sephora.com

glory for girls spa set pbteen.com

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Toni Chase, Project Coordinator just dance 3 amazon.com

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hunger games trilogy box set amazon.com


Toni is head cheerleader of The TomKat Studio, busy mom to three and wife to a hot firefighter.



the perfect personalized gift for every girl on your holiday list

add a little sparkle to your holidays www.paperlili.com Holiday Gift Guide 41

Gifts for

co-eds hubman pbteen.com

Guitar Pick punch pickpunch.com

harry potter 7 part 2 amazon.com

viewsonic digital picture frame viewsonic.com

skull candy headphones skullcandy.com

neff beanies tillys.com

skin its skinit.com

audio unlimited shower pod amazon.com

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Alyssa Miller, The TomKat Studio

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hot chelle rae whatever album amazon.com

thetomkatstudio.com When Alyssa isn’t attending classes, she is running around the TomKat household, making Kim’s life much easier. Alyssa loves playing with her puppy, running and hanging with friends.

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Gifts for

dog lovers

Chevron Dog Bowl gummipets.com Dogs Book amazon.com Dog silhouette print lepapierstudio.com

Tennis Ball Bed hughhayden.com

doggy salt and pepper shakers jonathanadler.com

Hello My Name Is Dog Tags animaloutfitters.com

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IKEA Dog Leash Holder ikea.com

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Niki Rubin, Papery and Cakery

paperyandcakery.com Niki Rubin, owner of papery & cakery, a couture stationery design boutique, writer of the papery & cakery blog, mommy to twins Raya + Mason and golden retriever Ray

sweeties papery & cakery

by kim

couture invitations. decadent desserts. + a brag-worthy blog.

www.paperyandcakery.com blog: www.paperyandcakery.com/blog.htm like us: facebook.com/paperyandcakery ring a ding ding: 561. 368.5 553

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