The Ultimate Guide to gifts

These charming organic cotton squares have unlimited usefulness—as napkins, wrapping paper, flower cones. They come in a set of three and in several lovely prints and patterns.

Celebrating a special occasion? You can’t go wrong with a bottle of bubbly or a fine prosecco. Why not add to your pressie with a stunning bouquet of fresh flowers Choose our reliable free nominated day delivery service for those last-minute moments.

This key ring is all of the things it should be—light and easy to use, in one small, graceful loop. Designed and made by Craighill, located in Brooklyn, New York, the 2-inch Closed Helix Key Ring is made from a twist of wire and finished with screw caps.

Discover our gourmet gifts featuring the best of the M&S Foodhall, from just £18 and with free nominated-day delivery.Pick the perfect presentShop gifts with free delivery

Silk pillowcases are said to protect hair and skin from the relative ravages of rubbing against rough cotton cases all night. Staff writer Caira Blackwell credits the LilySilk 25 Momme Oxford Envelope Luxury Pillowcase with exempting her curls and coils from frizz and fuzz. But even if your giftee doesn’t suffer skin and hair damage or dryness, sleeping on silk is a luxurious treat all the same.

Except for the time she gave a boyfriend her mother’s old toaster for Christmas, staff writer Samantha Schoech has a reputation as an excellent gift giver.

Easy ordering and stylish bouquets make this flower-delivery service our favorite. Choose from three sizes. The company will reliably deliver anywhere in the country.

Register to receive exclusive offers tailored to you, plus rewards and promotions before anyone else. Just select ‘YES’ on the next page and never miss a thing.

We independently review everything we recommend. When you buy through our links, we may earn a commission. Learn more›

Just because someone seems to have everything, that doesn’t mean they have all of the best things. If your loved one enjoys popcorn but has been popping up feeble bags of the microwave variety, give them W&P’s The Popper. Among the popping methods we’ve tried, this silicone microwave popcorn bowl is one of our favorites (it’s dishwasher-safe and collapses to about 2 inches for easy storage).

A minimalist choice on our list of favorite coasters, the Graf Lantz Bierfilzl Merino Wool Felt Coasters look cozy under wine glasses and coffee mugs, and they appear modern when stacked on a coffee table. The felt pads are absorbent, so they’re perfect for sweaty glasses. They are also especially durable and entirely compostable. Supervising editor Hannah Morrill, who has used her set for six years, says their vibrant tones haven’t faded and that coffee spills and smoothie drips have readily wiped away.

There’s pelo single best way to make popcorn, but after testing a bunch of methods, we’ve found a few tools we prefer over throwing a bag in the microwave.

The cheery Tubtrugs Medium Tub is made of a bendy, rubberized plastic that doesn’t crack or fade. And it’s flexible, so you can squeeze the handles together and carry it one-handed. Because this tote is both Holiday rugged and cute, it can be used in the yard as an ice bucket or a gardening caddy, or bring it indoors to wrangle bits and bobs.

Simple and ingenious, these brass tubes are threaded with a cotton cord, to slowly draw water from a container vessel into the soil of your plants.

This bright, durable tub is the perfect catchall both indoors and outdoors. It’s made of flexible plastic that stands up to all sorts of lugging and tugging.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *