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Holiday gifts for the home

Find great gift ideas for every room in the home, from the kitchen to the bedroom, living room and beyond.

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Bamboo Cheese Set

Cheese lovers can pick away at their favorite
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Cheese lovers can pick away at their favorite assortments of cheese with this fun-colored Bamboo Cheese Set from Kikkerland. Set of 4. $12.50; more info: kikkerland.com

Retro Style 2-Slice Toaster

Why settle for plain toast from a boring
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Why settle for plain toast from a boring toaster when you could have toast from this Retro Style 2-Slice Toaster? Also available in a four-slice model, the classic styling features modern conveniences such as a countdown timer; variable browning control; bagel and frozen settings; a removable warming rack; and a removable crumb tray. $79. More info:  russellhobbs.com 

Destinations signpost

Mark the distance to far-flung loved ones' homes
Photo Credit: Uncommon Goods

Mark the distance to far-flung loved ones' homes or the family's favorite vacation spots with a personalized signpost. Customize 3 or 6 signs for $145 to $235 or opt for a gift voucher to let recipients choose their own; more info:  uncommongoods.com 

Chalkboard Slow Cookers

Let everyone know what's for dinner by writing
Photo Credit: Black+Decker

Let everyone know what's for dinner by writing it right on the pot. The Chalkboard Slow Cookers from Black+Decker feature chalkboard exteriors and come in 4-quart and 7-quart sizes. $29.99 and $39.99. More info: blackanddeckerappliances.com

Framed social media prints

Your fave looks on Instagram or other social
Photo Credit: Framebridge

Your fave looks on Instagram or other social media pages don't have to stay stuck in your phone. Just upload (or mail) images to Framebridge, and it will print, custom frame and ship them to your door. About $39 (for a 5-by-5-inch Instagram mini frame) and up at framebridge.com

Classic board games

Bring out one of these classic board games,
Photo Credit: Target.com

Bring out one of these classic board games, and no one will ever want to go out. Target's exclusive rustic editions are available in Candy Land, Monopoly, Risk, Operation, Jenga, Scrabble, Yahtzee, or Connect 4. From $19.99 to $49.99. More info: target.com

Architectural Egg Cups

Serve soft- or hard-boiled eggs in whimsical fashion
Photo Credit: kikkerland.com

Serve soft- or hard-boiled eggs in whimsical fashion with these classical-, Eastern- and Russian-style egg cup "buildings." $20; more info: kikkerland.com

Wi-Fi Enabled Video Doorbell

Ring's Wi-Fi Enabled Video Doorbell allows you to
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Ring's Wi-Fi Enabled Video Doorbell allows you to see, hear and speak to visitors, whether you're home or not. The device adds an extra layer of security to your home. $179; more info: amazon.com

Feeding Station Mug

Sip something delicious out of this Harper +
Photo Credit: fishseddy.com/Fishs Eddy

Sip something delicious out of this Harper + Oldham Feeding Station Mug. The mug features illustrations of American modernist Charley Harper, whose designs rediscovered by Todd Oldham and turned into a collection of dishes and glassware. $20.95. More info: fisheseddy.com

Mixit Scented Candle

Make nights spent at home even more relaxing
Photo Credit: jcpenney.com/JCP Photo

Make nights spent at home even more relaxing with this Mixit Scented Candle (available in black or gold). The 4.8-inch-high glass vessel is filled with a warm, woodsy scented candle. $18. More info: jcpenney.com

Grilling planks

Add a natural smoky flavor to grilled fish,
Photo Credit: Williams Sonoma

Add a natural smoky flavor to grilled fish, chicken or steak with natural, untreated western red cedar grilling planks. Each plank can be used up to two or three times if cleaned between use. Available in large and extra large. $5.95 to $13.95. More info: williams-sonoma.com

Philip Johnson Glass House

The Philip Johnson Glass House is a modern
Photo Credit: Amanda Kirkpatrick

The Philip Johnson Glass House is a modern design icon, and this miniature rendition, captured in winter with gently falling snow, is the perfect way to celebrate its beauty. The 4.5-inch-high globe sits on a 2.75-inch square base, and all proceeds go to support the original Glass House site. $75. More info: designstore.theglasshouse.org

Epicurean Classic Grind

Bring a touch of spice to every meal
Photo Credit: Kuhn Rikon

Bring a touch of spice to every meal with this Epicurean Classic Grind. The stainless steel high-output grinder features a ceramic stone-grinding mechanism and a French-inspired crank handle, and is designed to work with a variety of dried spices. $50. More info: kuhnrikonshop.com

Handmade angel statue

Almost everyone could use an angel by their
Photo Credit: Wit&Whim/Laurie Scheinman

Almost everyone could use an angel by their side. These 12-inch tall pottery luminaries are handmade in Port Washington by Maria Salazar, and fit tea lights or votives. $95. More info: witandwhimshop.com

Cork Globe

Plan for future travels and keep track of
Photo Credit: cb2.com

Plan for future travels and keep track of past adventures with this full sized Cork Globe from CB2. The globe comes attached to a stainless steel base and includes five tacks. $129. More info: cb2.com

Neon Bird Lamp

Frequent travelers may not have time for a
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Frequent travelers may not have time for a real pet, so this Neon Bird Lamp is a perfect low-maintenance alternative. The 6-inch high white neon bird sits inside a black metal cage, and is powered by either 4 AAA batteries (not included) or USB (2-meter cable included). $80. More info: suck.uk.com

Hourglass

Remind loved ones that every second with them
Photo Credit: Ikea/Miguel Perez

Remind loved ones that every second with them is precious by gifting this Tillsyn hourglass. The 6.25-inch-high glass is filled with golden beads, and each turn lasts approximately 1 minute and 12 seconds. $7.99. More info: ikea.com

Personalized Mixtape Pillow

Harken back to the days of mix tapes
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Harken back to the days of mix tapes and handwritten playlists with this nostalgic Personalized Mixtape Pillow. The indoor/outdoor, double-sided pillow can be personalized with your name, your high school band's name, or anything else you'd like. Made in the USA. $58. More info: uncommongoods.com

Torus Cutaway AC75-1086-1 5725 painting

Hang up this vision of a more perfect
Photo Credit: Torus Cutaway, 20x200.com/Daniel S Dunnam

Hang up this vision of a more perfect future and inspire a little dreaming. Part of a project commissioned by NASA in the summer of 1975, "Torus Cutaway AC75-1086-1 5725," painted by Rick Guidice, shows what an outer space colony might look like. Each edition is museum quality, and signed and numbered. A certificate of authenticity is included, and framing is available. From $60. More info: 20X200.com

Happy Hostess Gift Set

Whether you're spending the holidays with family and
Photo Credit: Crane and Canopy

Whether you're spending the holidays with family and friends, or just need to send a thank you gift to someone who's put you up this year, the Happy Hostess Gift Set from Crane and Canopy is just the ticket. It includes two cotton hand towels plus a tube of Lollia Wish Shea Butter handcream. With this luxurious set, you’re sure to be invited back next year! $49. More info: craneandcanopy.com

Straight Up box set

For the cocktail enthusiast on your list, Boxfox's
Photo Credit: Boxfox

For the cocktail enthusiast on your list, Boxfox's Straight Up bartending set is the perfect present. The set includes a strainer, shaker, cocktail picks, almond "Olives" and tea towel. $100; more info: shopboxfox.com

Custom canvas decor

Red Envelope's custom canvas artwork gets an upgrade
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Red Envelope's custom canvas artwork gets an upgrade with the addition of the family name. Designed in a range of motifs and colors, from $60 for a framed 11-by-14-inch print via gifts.com

Craftsman 168 Piece Standard Mechanics Tool Set

There's no job too big or too small
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There's no job too big or too small for this Craftsman tool set. Comes with 168 pieces: 100 drive sockets, 6 drive tools, 12 combination wrenches and 50 specialty tools. $99.99; more info: acehardware.com

Marauder's Map pillow

Harry Potter fans will delight in a pillow
Photo Credit: PBteen

Harry Potter fans will delight in a pillow cover version of the Marauder's Map, complete with secrets that glow in the dark. At $49.50 from PBteen at Walt Whitman Shops.

Keurig coffee machine

Instantly brew a hot cup of joe with
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Instantly brew a hot cup of joe with the Keurig K55 Single Serve Programmable K-Cup Pod Coffee Maker, which can brew six cups before having to refill. Also available in black. $129.99; more info: amazon.com

Big red

Pretty and just a little silly, this Red
Photo Credit: Pier1.com

Pretty and just a little silly, this Red Antiqued Wall Clock resembles an oversized pocket watch. The 37.25-inch clock features a vintage-style face and is made of metal, wood and glass. Operates on AA battery, not included. $129. More info: pier1.com

3-D dreidels

Dreidels with high style, courtesy of 3-D printing
Photo Credit: Etsy

Dreidels with high style, courtesy of 3-D printing from Studio Armadillo in Tel Aviv, Israel. $49 for two via Etsy.com

6-Sheet Cross-Cut Paper and Credit Card Shredder

The Cross-Cut Paper and Credit Card Shredder is

The Cross-Cut Paper and Credit Card Shredder is a safe and easy way to discard unwanted credit cards and documents. $29.99; more info: amazon.com

Wireless Meat Thermometer

Never undercook or overcook your meat again, with
Photo Credit: MEATER

Never undercook or overcook your meat again, with the Wireless Meat Thermometer, which synchronizes with an app guide. Little to no skill in the kitchen required. $69; more info: meater.com

Pineapple LED Light

Add a touch of fruity flare to your
Photo Credit: kikkerland.com

Add a touch of fruity flare to your countertop, desktop, end table, mantle or outdoor furniture with this porcelain pineapple lamp, that doubles as decor, too. $12.50; more info: kikkerland.com

Grip ’n Grab

There's no job too tall -- or too
Photo Credit: Ettore Products Company

There's no job too tall -- or too short -- with Ettore's Grip 'n Grab reaching tool. Available in a variety of sizes, the Grip 'n Grab is useable indoors and out, and due to its slender design, works in spaces that would otherwise strain your arm, legs or back, like behind furniture and appliances, and in crawl spaces. From $17.95; find the best price

Trophy Jigger

Congratulate someone special on making it through the
Photo Credit: Umbra Shift

Congratulate someone special on making it through the year with Umbra Shift's Trophy Jigger. Available in gunmetal or brass, the jigger features 1/2-ounce, 1-ounce and 1 1/2-ounce measurements. $20. More info: umbrashift.com

Pinzon Plaid Flannel Sheet Set

Give them something cozy to cuddle up with
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Give them something cozy to cuddle up with by gifting this 100-percent cotton Amazon Pinzon 160 Gram Plaid Velvet Flannel Sheet Set. The 160-gram velvet flannel is made in Portugal, and the Queen set includes flat and fitted sheet, plus two standard pillowcases. Available in eight colors. Other sizes also available. More info: amazon.com

Hand-painted dessert plates

Chicago-based folk artist Hillery Sproatt partnered with Rejuvenation
Photo Credit: Rejuvenation

Chicago-based folk artist Hillery Sproatt partnered with Rejuvenation to create these hand-painted dessert plates. Available in four designs. $24 each. More info: rejuvenation.com 

Electro Lamp Double

The vintage-inspired Electro Lamp Double by Pendulux features
Photo Credit: Pendulux

The vintage-inspired Electro Lamp Double by Pendulux features a retro wooden box, brass accents and a rotary switch to control dimness. $99. More info: pendulux.com 

Iron Fondue Set

Nothing is more fun on a cold night
Photo Credit: Bed Bath and Beyond

Nothing is more fun on a cold night than a big pot of melted cheese (or chocolate). This Artisanal Kitchen Supply fondue set comes with pot, stand, six forks, a burner and a snuffer. Cheese not included. $39.99. More info: bedbathandbeyond.com 

Pour Over Coffee Maker

As beautiful as it is functional, Bialetti's Glass
Photo Credit: Bialett/Ryan Beck

As beautiful as it is functional, Bialetti's Glass Pourover is worth a little extra time in the morning. It features a reusable double-mesh filter, plus a heat-resistant handle. $39.99. More info: bialetti.com

Pop by 3d candy tray

For lovers of all things '80s, this 5-inch
Photo Credit: Kate Spade/Patrick A. Flanig

For lovers of all things '80s, this 5-inch wide pop by 3d glasses candy tray from kate spade is the perfect mix of retro and cool. The stoneware dish is microwave and dishwasher safe. $20. More info: katespade.com

Magnetic Bottle Opener

This Rabbit Magnetic bottle opener has a magnet
Photo Credit: Rabbit /Adrian Delsi

This Rabbit Magnetic bottle opener has a magnet inside of it that sucks up bottle caps and keeps up to six of them inside until you're ready to dispose of them. It also has another magnet that lets you attach it to your refrigerator. $10. More info: rabbitwine.com

Paris Map Decal Platter

Brand new from Le Creuset, the 14-inch Paris
Photo Credit: Le Creuset

Brand new from Le Creuset, the 14-inch Paris Map Decal Platter is part of a Paris-themed stoneware collection launching for holiday 2017, which also features a mug, plates, and a tea towel. Available beginning Oct. 1. $65. More info: lecreuset.com

Little Sun Diamond lamp

The Little Sun Diamond lamp is tiny, tabletop,
Photo Credit: The Little Sun Diamond

The Little Sun Diamond lamp is tiny, tabletop, solar-powered LED lighting unit that sports a faceted surface and shines for five hours per charge. Each one sold means one is delivered to an African community, and the 3-inch-high lamp can be also worn on a lanyard (included). $32. More info: http://store.moma.org

Boss Lady Needlepoint Pillow

Let their soft side do the talking with
Photo Credit: Jonathan Adler

Let their soft side do the talking with an Even Split Boss Lady pillow from Jonathan Adler. The 12-inch-wide needlepoint pillow comes with a down insert and is available after Oct. 25 in five designs. $98. More info: jonathanadler.com

Botanico De Havana Diffuser

Fill a room with bergamot, tobacco leaf and
Photo Credit: shoparchipelago.com

Fill a room with bergamot, tobacco leaf and ylang-ylang with the Botanico De Havana Diffuser by Archipelago. The 7.6-fluid-ounce reed diffusers last for several months and come in an amber vessel. $35. More info: shoparchipelago.com

Supersoft Shearling Rug

Banish cold winter floors with a lush 100
Photo Credit: pbteen.com

Banish cold winter floors with a lush 100 percent natural wool Supersoft Shearling Rug. The 2-by-3-foot rug comes in two colors. $99. More info: pbteen.com

Royal Velvet Diamond Jacquard Bath Towel

Upgrade your bath time with a Royal Velvet
Photo Credit: jcpenney.com

Upgrade your bath time with a Royal Velvet Diamond Jacquard Bath Towel. The soft and absorbent cotton towels are 30 by 54 inches, available in four colors. $16. More info: jcpenney.com

Shimmer Salad Plates

Let these Shimmer Salad Plates reflect your good
Photo Credit: crateandbarrel.com

Let these Shimmer Salad Plates reflect your good taste as well as the light. The glass salad plates come in red, gold or silver, and their surface is textured with a woven pattern. $7.95 each. More info: crateandbarrel.com

Ruched Faux Fur Pillow Covers

Cozy up to something fuzzy. These Ruched Faux
Photo Credit: restorationhardware.com

Cozy up to something fuzzy. These Ruched Faux Fur Pillow Covers are made from an ultra-soft combination of acrylic, polyester and spandex. Inserts available but not included. $79. More info: restorationhardware.com

Ellia Essential Oils and Diffusers

Soothe your mind, body and soul with one
Photo Credit: Ellia

Soothe your mind, body and soul with one of HoMedics' Ellia Essential Oils and Diffusers, available in 19 style diffusers and 39 pure essential oils, including lavender, peppermint and grapefruit. Ellia also offers eight essential oil blends, such as Let Go: Relaxation Blend, designed to relax, soothe and calm; Pay Attention: Focus and Concentration Blend with centering and harmonizing properties; and Love More: Joy and Connection Blend to encourage closeness and romance. Diffuser prices range from $17.99-$129.99; singular and signature-blended essential oils start at $9.99. More info: ellia.com

Flameless candles

Festive gold pillar flameless candles flicker like the
Photo Credit: Pottery Barn

Festive gold pillar flameless candles flicker like the real thing, and can be set to light at the same time each day, $64-$74 each at select Pottery Barn stores and potterybarn.com

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