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From the family member that can never seem to collect enough holiday memorabilia to the friend that’s impossible to shop for because they already have everything, we at Empire know how overwhelming it can be trying to find the perfect holiday gift for all the homeowners in your life. Our annual gift guide breaks down all things home, from cool hostess gifts to the latest tech and wellness essentials. There’s something for every homeowner (and every budget) on our list.
The crowd-pleasing tools and items that any host will appreciate, from helpful wine kits to mineral stones that keep your whiskey chilled. 1. Stripes Three Assorted Flavours Popcorn, Hudson’s Bay. 2. Blake Marble Server, CB2. 3. Dark Granulite in Hornblende, Lithologie. 4. Antoni in the Kitchen by Antoni Porowski, Indigo. 5. 5-Piece Wine Bottle Accessory Set, West Elm. 6. Set of 6 Bee Toothpicks in Silver & Gold, One Kings Lane. 7. Composite Agate Cheese Board, Anthropologie. 8. Wine Purifier by Üllo, Amazon. 9. The Nacho Grater, W&P Design. 10. Rubber Coasters in Gris, Slash Objects.
From cozy pyjamas and weighted blankets to bath bombs that’ll help you sleep, these are the pieces that help make home the best place in the world. 1. Coffee is Life Flannel Pyjama Set in Heather Grey, Au Lit Fine Linens. 2. Deep Sleep bath bomb, Lush. 3. Weighted Blanket, Endy. 4. Symfonisk Wifi Bookshelf Speaker by Sonos, Ikea. 5. 2-Piece Wick Trimmer and Candle Snuffer Set, CB2. 6. Dolce & Gabbana Hand-Wrapped Spaghetti Pasta by Di Martino, Neiman Marcus. 7. Recipe Passion Journal by Moleskin, Amazon. 8. Casa Tissue Box Cover in White, Umbra. 9. Magnetic Decision Maker by Lkous, Amazon. 10. Hand-Stamped Vintage Dessert Spoon by EATcreations, Etsy.
Whether it’s a meditation bundle, organic perfume or a light that improves sleep, these gifts are for the wellness junkies in your life. 1. Large Standard Singing Bowl Set, Goop. 2. Glow On, Gorgeous!, Biossance. 3. Dual-Action Jade Facial Roller, Province Apothecary. 4. Glow Light, Casper. 5. Hope Roll-on Perfume Oil, One Seed. 6. Deep Sleep Pillow Spray by This Works, Sephora. 7. Intention Stone Wine Stoppers by Stephen Evans, Uncommon Goods. 8. Grip Half Toe Low Rose Pilates Socks, Toesox. 9. Aria Air Smart Scale, Fitbit. 10. Dream Dust by Moon Juice, Net-a-Porter.
For the friend that lives and breathes the holiday season, these simple yet sweet gifts are sure to make them merry. 1. Tis the Season 3-Wick Candle, White Barn. 2. Faux Fur Stocking in Dusty Rose, CB2. 3. Donegal Snowflake Pom Pom Throw, Pottery Barn. 4. Let it Snow Appliqué Pillow Cover, Pottery Barn. 5. First Christmas Together Ornament by Selah Script Co., Etsy. 6. Personalized Memory Jar with Cork Lid by Kinamor Design, Etsy. 7. Ketunmarja Oven Mitten by Marimekko, EQ3. 8. Rudolph Plaid Ball Ornament in Red, Urban Barn. 9. Skating Bears Doormat, Crate & Barrel. 10. Merry Light Up Sign, Pottery Barn.
From travel kits to waterproof speakers and a full-sized cork globe that lets you keep track of your adventures, these gifts are for the person that’s dreaming of sandy beaches from the moment the first snowfall hits. 1. Cork Globe, CB2. 2. Edge Minimergency Kit by Pinch Provisions, Revolve. 3. Flip 5 Waterproof & Bluetooth Wireless Speaker by JBL, Best Buy. 4. Passport Holder by Blackstrap Cloth & Co., Etsy. 5. Phone Lens Kit, Indigo. 6. Slip Silk Sleep Mask in Caramel, Anthropologie. 7. Caroline Travel Jewelry Case by Wolf, Nordstrom. 8. Italian Spritz Carry On Cocktail Kit, W&P Design. 9. Orchard Solid Cologne, O’Douds. 10. Jetsetter Digital Luggage Scale by Tarriss, Amazon.
Perfect for the homeowner that’s never missed their chance to upgrade their tech, these gadgets and toys — including Bluetooth trackers, temperature-controlled coffee mugs, and audio-playing sunglasses — will keep them connected and up-to-date. 1. Draft Pour Carbon by Fizzics. 2. Tile Pro Bluetooth Tracker in Black by Tile, Canadian Tire. 3. Temperature-Control Smart Mug in Black by Ember Technologies, Amazon. 4. Frames Audio Sunglasses with Open Ear Headphones with Bluetooth Connectivity in Black by Bose, Amazon. 5. AirPods Hanging Case by Elago, Anthropologie. 6. Stainless Steel Electric Wine Opener, Secura. 7. Nest Hub in Chalk by Google, Best Buy. 8. Rechargeable Insulated Smart Water Bottle with Temperature Display, Daway. 9. Whistle Go Health + Location Tracker for Pets, Whistle. 10. Retro Aesthetic 2-Slice Toaster by Smeg, Hudson’s Bay.