Posted Dec 6, 2013

6 Best Gifts for Holiday Party Hosts this Season!

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With end of year to-do lists, holiday planning and travel arrangements on your radar, you probably haven’t given much thought to gifts for the hosts of the countless holiday parties quickly creeping onto your calendar. Fear not, we’re here to help! We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite host and hostess gifts as you party hop from house to house this season.

What are some of your go-to hostess gifts? Let us know in the comments below or @Lovely!

Sour Cream Apple Walnut Pie

Have a holiday dinner party or potluck at a friend’s rental coming up? A mouth-watering pie from New York City based Little Pie Company, is sure to be a crowd pleaser at any holiday party this season! Arrive with The Company’s famous Sour Cream Apple Walnut pie in tow (ships nationwide!) and you will instantly become the host’s favorite guest in attendance.

Oh What Fun! Cheese Board

What’s better than giving the host a gift they can use at future parties? Or better yet, that evening! While festive in sentiment, this simple cheese board isn’t restricted to one month each year. The phrase on this fantastic cheese board from C.Wonder says it all–Oh What Fun!

Monogrammed Soap

Personalization is everything when it comes to choosing the perfect hostess gift. This set of monogrammed soaps, featured in the Design Darling Boutique, will fit in seamlessly in the host’s rental next to any bathroom or kitchen sink.

“Thank You So Much” Note Cards

Speaking of useful gifts, this set of 20 playful thank you note cards is just what the host needs after receiving tons of gifts this holiday season! These bright cards will spread cheer throughout the entire year!

Le Labo Candles

You’ve heard it before, candles make a great hostess gift. We agree, but decided to take the classic apartment gift to the next level with these custom labeled Le Labo candles. This truly is a scent-sational (and incredibly thoughtful) hostess gift!

Festive Cookies from Eleni’s

These beautifully decorated cookies are too cute to eat! Eleni’s cookies are perfect for any occasion this holiday season with collections featuring snowmen, christmas trees, ice skates and more! Eleni’s also has festive Color Me! gift tins. The host can let each guest decorate their own cookie before leaving the party. Get ready to indulge…big time!


Elizabeth is the Communications & Marketing Lead at Lovely where she helps spread the word about Lovely's mission far and wide. She loves corgis, Beyonce and helping renters enjoy the best possible experience in their homes.

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