This party season, share your appreciation the moment you arrive with these delightful hostess gifts.
A GOLDEN TOUCH
This gold-leaf decorative napkin holder from October Hill makes a nifty home for cocktail napkins of any stripe. Find a variety of napkin holders at amazon.com.
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The flame inside this tall painted-glass candle from Lollia will brighten any room, and the candle smells good, too - like delicate ginger blossoms. $56. lollialife.com
A DE-VINE GIFT
A bottle of wine to enjoy at another time remains a classic bring-with, especially when it's jazzed up with this fun, feather-fringed and beaded bottle topper from Aisle Ten. $20. It's the perfect foil to this bottle from D'Vine Wine, which boasts a label that can be customized. $13. D'Vine Wine (dvinewineusa.com)
Give your host the gift of calm with a foaming bubble bath called Believe, from Lollia, cleverly contained in a wine bottle and smelling of cabbage rose and citrus. $34. lollialife.com
A CLEAN GIVEAWAY
These wonderful soap collections are perfectly packaged for gift giving. Foreground, this set combines a decoupage tray, votive candle and soap in a Mandarin basil fragrance from Fringe. $34.50. The set also comes in a Petal fragrance, bottom right. Also $34.50. Fringe soaps are available at many online retailers.
Top right is a collection of fresh linen-scented soaps from Gianna Rose Atelier, whose sale benefits breast-cancer research. $29. Find a retail store at giannarose.com.
Everyone loves gifts that combine cleverness with usefulness, like these fun Knobstoppers made from doorknobs and hardwood-reinforced cork. $22-$36. knobstoppers.com
HELP AT HAND
Winter is especially harsh on hands, which is why any hostess will appreciate Lollia's Wish sugared pastille hand cream. $24. lollialife.com