Traditional Hostess Gifts with a Personalized Touch

Hostess Gifts

Show your hostess a little love this holiday season with personalized and unique hostess gift ideas. Stand out from the other party guests with one of these creative finds that are both stylish and chic. From monogrammed gifts to savory sauces you will make a memorable entrance and be the #1 gift giver at this season’s soirees.

DIY Homemade Hostess Gifts

DIY Cork Coasters

DIY Cork CoastersSource: Sewbon  

Your hostess will love protecting her prized furniture with these festive coasters. All you need is a sheet of cork, acrylic paint and stencils. You could even use a paint pen.

Gift of Baking

Gift of BakingSource: A Spoonful of Sugar Designs

Love to bake? Fill a loaf pan with your favorite quick bread. Pair with a few kitchen towels and wooden spoons.

DIY Monogram Mugs

DIY Monogram MugsSource: Design Mom

Your host/hostess will remember you each time they sip on their hot coffee in the morning. Use a marker to stencil your hostess’s monogram onto a mug. Bake at low heat for two hours.

Chalkboard Cheese Platter

Chalkboard Cheese PlatterSource: Wit And Whistle

Give a gift that does two things in one with this chalkboard cheese board. Take a plain white dish or platter and paint the center with chalkboard paint.

Homemade Dipping Sauce & Bread

Homemade Dipping Sauce & BreadSource: Shaken Together Life

Wrap up a loaf of French bread, olive oil and a jar of homemade dipping spices for a treat that any host or hostess will love.

Cozy Winter Wine Wrap

Cozy Winter Wine WrapSource: Warm Hot Chocolate

If you must bring wine, warm it up with a cozy sweater sleeve wine wrap. And take a look at our 14 ways to gift wrap wine this holiday while you’re at it.

Personalized Casserole Dish

Personalized Casserole DishSource: Make It & Love It

No more wondering whose dish belongs to which guest. Your host will love a casserole dish with their name etched on the side.

Unique Hostess Gifts to Buy Online

Not Ketchup Sauces Sampler

Not Ketchup Sauces SamplerSource: Not Ketchup

Foodies will love to try this brand new line of delicious, fruit based sauces. Not Ketchup is perfect for grilling, roasting, making dips and much more.

Ultimate Gourmet Salt Sampler

Ultimate Gourmet Salt SamplerSource: AHALife

Any hostess will love a sampler set of hard-to-come by salts from AHAlife. The packaging might be simple but the salt is gourmet.

Holiday Linen Guest Towels

Holiday Linen Guest TowelsSource: Mark and Graham

Stylish holiday linen guest towels make a beautiful hostess gift, especially with their beautiful digitally printed graphic designs.

Family Puzzle Time

Family Puzzle TimeSource: Shutterfly

Give the gift of fun when you turn a few pictures of your host or hostess into a puzzle that will be great for any game night.

Tonic Making Kit

Tonic Making KitSource: Williams-Sonoma

Cocktail lovers will have fun mixing up flavored tonics and crafting the perfect cocktail.

Pamper the Pooch

Pamper the PoochSource: The Dog Squad

Bring a bottle of your cake scented perfume for the dogs if your host or hostess has any. Not only does it smell good, but it conditions as well.

Deer Bottle Stopper

Deer Bottle StopperSource: Pier 1 Imports

Jazz up that bottle of wine with an antiqued silver deer bottle stopper.

Monogrammed Shopping Bag

Monogrammed Shopping BagSource: Pottery Barn

Your hostess will rock the grocery store with this monogrammed tote bag that adds customization and personalized to the typical shopper.