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A holiday gift guide can be helpful when you need a little inspiration. We hope these gift ideas will make your shopping this Christmas easier.

Holiday Gift Guide

A Holiday Gift Guide can make gift giving a cinch. This one contains everything from personalized, to one of a kind, and you'll be able to find something for that someone who has everything.

I hope you enjoy our collection of our best gift ideas that make your holiday shopping a piece of cake.

What are the Gift Giving Rules for Christmas?

In the season of giving, the only rule you need to keep in mind when it comes to gift giving is to give a gift from the recipient's perspective. That's what makes for heartfelt gifts. Whether it's a friend or family member, think about their interests, what is meaningful to them, and make your decision based on that.

The best gifts are the ones that have been chosen thoughtfully.

Should Christmas Gifts be Practical?

While it certainly is nice to give and receive fun, luxury gifts, there is something to be said for practical gifts. Sometimes they are the most thoughtful gifts.

The recipient will likely use it often and appreciate it, they'll think of you every time they use it. They may end up being their favorite gifts.

Gift guides like ours are a great way to find the best Christmas gifts that can be both meaningful and practical at a price point that works for your budget.

We have been bursting to show you what our friends create along with favorite brands! Are you ready to open the gift within this holiday gift guide?

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The focus of this holiday gift guide is great ideas from small businesses to trending popular products we have tried this year. There are some great options. I hope you find the perfect gift!

Lambs Ear Wreath

When decorating my home, I love to use lambs ear wreaths for all seasons. They give off a cozy earthy vibe to any space.

Last Christmas, I had one hanging in each of my bay windows in my breakfast nook, and now one hangs on my mirror in my entryway year-round!

The Whimsical Door sells my all-time favorite lambs ear wreaths, they are so full and of great quality!

Neato Robot Vacuum Cleaner

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French Market Basket

I purchased this market basket bag from Amazon a few years ago and let me tell you guys, I absolutely adore it!

I use it all the time. It is the perfect size for carrying around all my work stuff like my laptop and planner. It is also great for shopping. When you go get groceries you can avoid those plastic baggies and bring your own reusable market basket bag instead.

Christmas Pajama Set

Target had a collaboration of pajamas with Magnolia by Joanna Gaines called Hearth & Hand. While they are no longer carrying this particular line, they have some soft and cozy pajamas that are very similar. I often find things in this section for their decor all the way to their Christmas pajama sets!

For example, they are selling this matching pajama set for each member of your family. They have all sizes ranging from infant to adult, this style was by far my favorite. It has a minimal pattern and since there is only a hint of red it can also be worn year-round!

Hand Painted Sign

Holiday Gift Guide

Averi Lynn is my virtual assistant's daughter. You might remember her helping me do my first Instagram Live when we were putting together the Thanksgiving Table post.

This hand painted sign will grow with her. It's classic black & white and each child is prayed over while the sign is painted and Nicole includes a verse that God leads her to while praying. She writes it on the back of the sign!

What a precious gift to give anyone at any age. While she no longer makes these signs, I found a very similar style hand painted sign that I think you'll love. What a meaningful gift.

Interior Design Books

Interior design books make a great gift as well. I created a post with all of my favorite design books, you can find it at best interior design books for beginners. This book, Cozy Minimalist Home, was gifted to me and it is great for designing without cluttering.

Rustic Window Frame Picture Frame

Holiday Gift Guide

Old window frames are in high demand when it comes to farmhouse decor. This vintage white photo frame not only entails the rustic look, but also twine and clothes pins to hang 4×6 photos.

It can be stood on a bookshelf or hung on a wall. What better way to change out the season decor than with pictures of loved ones at different times of the year?

While this particular frame is no longer available, I've found a similar style rustic window frame picture frame I think you'll love.

Check another person off your gift list and keep reading!

Glass Vases

I recently redid my master bathroom and used these clear glass vases on the vanity counter. I love how they look just as a decoration in there but they also are great for holding flowers, you can actually use them rather than solely as a decoration.

Hand Painted Signs

Holiday Gift Guide

In a world where technology pulls us away from spending time with loved ones, this sweet poem is sure to touch the heart of the recipient. This would look adorable displayed on a gallery wall or in a dinning area.

We all need a little reminder that time is short and we need to cherish each second we have to make memories. While this particular frame is no longer available, I've found a similar style hand painted sign I think you'll love.

We think you'll find something for many of those on your gift list as well as maybe even find a few things you might add to your wish list.

Dough Bowl

Dough bowls look great in any home. You can use it when serving food or like me decorate with it!

Dough bowls are a great design and so versatile. I have mine in the media console under my TV in the living room or on the coffee table. I style it for each holiday and season, for example, this fall I put baby pumpkins in it.

This dough bowl is one of my favorites from Target. It's the perfect gift for someone who enjoys decorating designing creative pieces.

Geometric Himmeli Heart

Holiday Gift Guide

Give a little bit of “heaven” into your loved one's home decor with this geometric himmeli heart! The word “himmeli” is Swedish, commonly understood as “sky” or “heaven”, and rightly so, given the exquisite, celestial structure of this heart.

You would never guess that this item is made with straws and wire! It's lightweight and spraypainted and sealed for added durability. We can imagine this in your tween, teenager, college students, or young adults room. But, it truly could be a gift for anyone on your list!

What says I love you more than a heart?

 Write Them on My Heart

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Alyson has a passion to surround hearts and homes with God's Word. She has a beautiful talent when it comes to calligraphy. Can you just imagine waking up and having your favorite tea or coffee in one of these inspirational mugs.

What a great way to encourage someone in their quiet time. It might never be the same.

Hand Painted Wood Art

Holiday Gift Guide

When we came across Dena and her crazy good talent at hand lettering, we knew she was the perfect fit for the gift guide. It would be a shame to not share her with the world.

She custom lettered wood art pieces. “The Giving Tree” by Shel Silverstein creates a story about the gift of giving and a serene acceptance of another's capacity to love in return.

What better time of year to share this story! While this particular shop is no longer open, I've found a similar style hand painted wood art I think you'll love. This is such a unique gift that will be cherished.

This quote or any other personalization would make an incredible gift for someone this holiday season.


For more ideas about Christmas, including some DIYs that would make great gifts, check out these posts:

We hope this Holiday Gift Guide has helped you cross many items off your gift list this Christmas season. Do you have any go-to holiday gifts for the ones you love? We can't wait to hear how much your loved ones adore the thoughtfulness of the gifts you give them!

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Tuesday 14th of November 2017

Wow! This is a great gift guide with some amazing small businesses! Thank you so much for including me, Linda! What an honor!


Tuesday 14th of November 2017

You are welcome! We feel so honored that everyone allowed us to include them in this gift guide. All the products are so beautiful!