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Holiday Gift Guide: For the Lover of Fabulous

We heart Mrs. Lilien in a big way and her expertise at finding only the most fabulous bobbles for gifting. Whether you are on the hunt for just the right ditty for that friend who is the true definition of glam or you're looking for the finishing pieces to your own christmas list (guilty as charged), have a look at these fun pieces curated by the most fab blogger of them all.

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DIY Gingerbread House Kit

Every year when I was younger my amazing (or insane, depending on how you look at it) mother spent the month of December turning our kitchen into a gingerbread factory. She made gingerbread house kits for everyone - family, friends, babysitters, you name it! It's a great gift for anyone on your list, because you'll be giving them all the fun of decorating a house without any of the mess or fuss of baking it themselves. See even more DIY ideas in our...

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Holiday Gift Guide for the Decor Obsessed

This here gift guide goes out to the decor obsessed. The lovers of perfectly designed tid bits big and small. We called upon our favorite design maven, Grace Bonney of Design*Sponge to curate a few perfect pieces for gifting this year. It's gold, striped and has a little dash of sparkle just the way we like it. And if you're anything like me, that...

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Unique Gift Wrapping Ideas from HomeGoods

We've teamed up with our friends at HomeGoods for gift ideas perfect for the holiday season. First up we dove into creative gift baskets and now we're tying those beauties up with a bow, without breaking our budget! We take...

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Personalized Gift Baskets from HomeGoods

A trip to HomeGoods makes everything better. It's our own little slice of home decor heaven and just the place for gifting all the favorite people on your list. With a little creativity, you can take a simple gift and turn it into a show stopping production and one that's personalized to a T. For the baker extraordinaire in your life, think a basket full of...

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Holiday Gift Guide for Mamas and their Little Babes

Lay Baby Lay was my secret indulgence before I was pregnant and now that I have babes I can fully stalk Joni's blog loud and proud. Her nursery inspiration is pure magic and whimsy mixed with a peak inside life with her oh so cute family. So, of course, she was our go-to when it came to a gift guide for the wee ones. And because she's awesome, she sprinkled in a few fun mama musts for good measure.

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DIY Holiday Hostess Gift from Pier 1 Imports

For many of us, the holidays are filled with party after party, dinner after dinner. Not that we're complaining. We certainly love a good holiday soiree and are always on the hunt for a sweet little something to say thank you to the hostess with the mostess. With a few pretty items from...

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The Best Gift Wrapping Tool Ever

Hello lovelies, Maggie here from Eat Boutique. One of the very first food gifts that I remember making (and wrapping) myself was a jar of lemon marmalade. I was going through a citrus fruit phase, which has basically never ended, and I didn’t know much about preserving. I just boiled lemon slices, lemon juice and sugar until it tasted good to me, jarred it and slapped a piece of masking tape across the jar. I was hooked and as my...

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Hostess Gift Idea: A Jar of Cookies

I don’t know why I’m surprised to find myself smack in the middle of a new season, a new life, the moment September hits. Maybe it’s the nip in the air or the kiddie footsteps clamoring on and off the school bus. Perhaps it’s some sort of internal clock that’s conditioned me—or, really, all of us—to get back into the swing of things each autumn. Either way, I’m finally motivated to step away from the barbecue and get back into a warm kitchen. After preserving jam and jelly...

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10 Creative Hostess Gift Ideas

While it isn't exactly a rule that you need to come bearing gifts when you're invited to an event, it is a nice gesture. And though a thank you note post-party does wonders, a bottle of wine is always appreciated. Better yet? Flex those crafting muscles, warm that oven, and let's get our hostess gifting on! Here are 10 of our very favorites that will more or less guarantee you a repeat invite.

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DIY Ice Cream Kits

DIY ice cream kits are the kind of gift you give to someone who you really, really like. Because after you put something like this together for someone, you're more or less guaranteed a friend for life. I mean, assuming they're as obsessed with cute things and sugary treats as we are of course. Perfect for your kid's teacher, in lieu of a goody bag post-birthday party, or simply just because. Contents: 2 Cones from Ben and Jerry's...

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Rainbow Loom Valentine Bracelets

Most of you youngens might not have heard of this rainbow loom insanity. The latest trend in all things 5-12 year olds. So trendy in fact, that I think the trend might be over. This Valentine's Day, we figured we would put these little darlings to good use with a little heart day spin. Add a note to the bracelet that says "I would KNOT be the same without you" and you turned a trend, into a total keepsake. $14.99...

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“Wild About You” Valentines

Remember those little pill things that you drop into water and they magically transform into a sponge? Well. They still have them. And kids still think they are super cool. We found some safari varieties and tucked them into a little envelope that says "I'm Wild About You." I know. It's just too much. $9.97...

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“You Rule” Ruler Valentines

Sometimes, it's the simplest ideas that leave the longest lasting impression. And how freaking adorable are these "You Rule" Ruler Valentine Cards! We just dusted the rulers with a bit of pink watercolor and transformed a boring school must-have into something so sweet. $9.20 Wooden rulers $3.97...

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Valentine Coloring Cards

If you've ever spent any time with a four or five year old little girl. You know that they color. For hours. My daughter took one look at these custom Valentine's Day coloring cards and promptly went to work - all while begging to give them to her friends. So they got the Audrey seal of approval and my bet is that they will get your little one's as well! $5.16...

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Heart Puzzle Valentines

We're always on the hunt for candy free Valentine's that our little ones can bring to school. Or that we can make for our friends and tuck into their mailboxes to find on a whim. First we shared the Magnet "Stuck on You" Valentines and now, we're talking puzzles. Little handmade pieces of Valentine's...

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“Stuck on You” Magnet Valentine

As a mom of a little boy with allergies, Valentine's Day always gives me a touch of anxiety. Because card + candy = eeek. So this year, in lieu of a Valentine's Party, we're sharing a whole slew of allergy free, food free, treat free Valentine's. Perfect for your little ones and ideal for school gifting. Each one is...

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15 Valentine Gifts You Never Thought Of

Listen up kids! T minus 2 and a half weeks until Valentine's Day. And despite what my hubby might tell you, a good V-Day does take a teeny bit of planning. Because no one wants to feel like their gift was purchased in a rush during lunch hour (if that IS your mojo, I would suggest going big to make up for it - I'm talking to you Tait Larson). So here is your guide to gifts that will surprise even the most...

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Gift Guide: For the Fashionista

Sometimes it can be quite the challenge shopping for the damsel in your life who seems to have it all. With that in mind, I've taken some time to round up some of my favourite luxurious items at every price point. Here are my top stylish picks for your fashionista friends. Happy Holidays! xoxo Damsel in Dior  1. PJ Set: J. Crew | 2. Damsel Necklace: ...

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Gift Guide: For the Gardener

Here's a gift guide for the gardener in your life. This guide was curated with both the city and country green thumbs in mind. It covers everything from beginner, to those who have an advanced green thumb. And because I couldn't resist, I threw in a few fun accessories to help add a little magic to those growing gardens! xo, Wild Folk Studio 1.

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