Wine is always an appropriate token of appreciation when you’re invited to a friend’s home for dinner, but your vintage can easily get lost in a crowd of other bottles. Why not bring something a little more unique? Here are three ideas for hostess gifts that will stand out in a sea of vino.
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A Ceramic Pitcher
Flowers always brighten up someone’s day, and bringing a pretty bouquet arranged inside a beautiful pitcher makes it extra special. Your hostess will love using it later as a vase or to serve beverages.
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A Cutting Board
Cheese is an excellent appetizer, especially when served with wine. If you’re bringing a dish to pass, why not use a pretty cutting board that you can gift to the hostess? You’ll find some beautiful handcrafted wooden boards that would be very well received, or learn how to turn a standard board a keepsake with these instructions.
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A Fire Starter
Tis the season for fires in the fireplace. Why not bring a fire starter that includes a pretty birch log or two, some kindling and a box of long matches. Tie it up in a ribbon, and you’ve got a great house “warming” present. You can also make your own pinecone fire starter with these directions.