pillows and throws to cookware and candles, here are 21 chic gift ideas
for the lover of all things home…and they’re all under $100!

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Personalized items always make a great gift and these pillows from Jonathan Adler are available in letters A-Z! Letter Pillow $98 at Jonathan Adler.


This is the chicest cheese plate I’ve ever seen and will certainly wow your guests when you’re entertaining. Agate Cheese Plate – Small, $65 for and Large, $75. Available at Jayson Home & Garden.

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Looking at the package you’d never know this elegant vessel was actually a candle! L’Objet is the maker of these gorgeous candles which also serve as beautiful works of art. This luxurious candle has a pink
champagne scent and is encased in Limoges porcelain jar
with 14K gold plate accents. The vessel can be used forever after the candle burns down. Gold
Elephant Candle
$85 at Bergdorf Goodman.

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You can never go wrong with a beautiful coffee table book as a gift. These two inspiring books are at the top of my wish list and I think any design junkie would enjoy them too. Kelly Wearstler’s newly released book Hue gives us a peek inside her high profile design projects and focuses on the use of color in interiors. Style and Substance celebrates 20 years of Elle Decor and provides a closer look at the most memorable, beautiful and timeless interiors featured in the magazine over the past two decades. Hue by Kelly Wearstler, $32.97 and Style & Substance: The Best of Elle Decor, $29.70 are both available at

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I think Nate Berkus’ line for HSN is very well done. Above are his Amethyst Napkin Rings and Branch Candlesticks which would add a bit of style and glamour to any table setting. Set of 4 Napkin Rings, $59.95 and Branch Candlesticks, $19.95 at


To me, blue and white porcelain is timeless and classic. Traditionally, these porcelain pots painted with the Chinese symbol for Happiness were presented to newlyweds to wish them happiness in their marriage. This one from Wisteria can work as a beautiful vase or a decorative jar. Happiness Vase $59 at Wisteria.

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I absolutely LOVE tastemaker and designer Michael Devine’s beautiful fabric collection and recently he incorporated his stylish fabric designs into a collection of signature trays which make a wonderful holiday gift! Small Petite Fleur Bowl and Small Tray, both $30 at Michael Devine Home.


Laguiole’s cheese knife set is a great gift for the cheese aficionado. These beautifully handcrafted French cheese knives feature red resin handles with stainless steel blades. Cheese Knife Set from Laguiole, $39.95 at Sur La Table.


I really love this stemless wine glass and decanter set from CB2. It’s chic and modern and incredibly affordable…always a plus! 6 Piece Botella Set, $23.25 at CB2.

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A dutch oven is an essential piece for anyone who loves to cook. It’s great for making stews and soups as well as for braising or roasting meats. The heavy enameled cast iron locks in flavors and creates the most tender and moist meats you’ll ever taste. It’s also great for making everyday dishes on both the oven and stove top. Mario Batali 4 Quart Chianti Red Dutch Oven, $89.95 at Sur La Table.


Another book high on my wish list is The Craft of Baking which emphasizes the use of seasonal ingredients to create simple yet decadent desserts. There are also plenty of tips on how to adapt recipes to make them your own. The Craft of Baking: Cakes, Cookies and Other Sweets with Ideas for Inventing Your Own, $23.10 at


You’d never guess that these pretty little spoons are actually measuring tools! Dining Room Measuring Spoons, $24 at Anthropologie.

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This elegant cake stand from Williams-Sonoma serves a dual purpose. If you turn the dome over onto the inverted base, it doubles as a punch bowl, so it’s like giving two gifts in one! Glass Domed Cake Stand/Punch Bowl, $30 at Williams-Sonoma.


I’m obsessed with the new online sample sale site for your home called One Kings Lane. The site features a selection of designer home items at deeply discounted prices and a series of new sales are listed every day. Get your home obsessed loved one an E-Gift Card to OKL which is always foolproof…she can pick out exactly what she wants. E-Gift Gard, available at One Kings Lane.


These comfy throws are perfect for snuggling up on a cold winter’s night. Organic Cotton Knit Throw, $39 at West Elm.

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I’m loving these beautiful brass ashtrays from Vivre. They would make a stylish addition to any tablescape! Brass Bakush AshtraySmall, $12.50 and Medium,$22.50 at Vivre.