If ever there was a year to get your holiday shopping done early, this would be it! Stuck for ideas? Fret not, we’ve got you covered with 30 fabulous gifts that you can purchase online with the click of a button and have shipped to your home — no crowd-battling mall visits necessary.
From Canadian-made to BIPOC-owned and Indigenous-crafted, this carefully curated assortment of items has something for everyone.
Scroll down to see our holiday gift ideas and shop early this season!
Amber Wine Glasses
Stemware in vibrant hues like
Amber Smoke ( pictured) or Cobalt Blue feel fun and festive. This female, bipoc-owned business champions the art of colored glass with hand-blown pieces made in Poland.
Source: Holt Renfrew
Estelle Colored Glasses - Set Of 6 in Amber Smoke, $250,
With its chinoiserie-like pattern and pretty pink colorway, this glass ornament adds whimsy to Christmas trees.
Products: Floral Glass Ornament, $10, HomeSense
Presented in a gorgeous faceted glass bottle, this dry
prosecco with citrus and floral notes hardly needs gift wrapping.
Freixenet Prosecco DOC, $21,
Coffee Table Tome
Modern maximalist designer Philip Mitchell’s new
coffee table book is a source of inspiration and joy. Click here to see Philip and his partner Mark Narsansky’s historic cottage in Chester, Nova Scotia decked out for the holidays.
Collected Interiors: Rooms That Tell A Story by Philip Mitchell, $75,
Available from the Art Gallery of Ontario, these
Inukshuk sculptures carved from soapstone, black marble and serpentine in Nunavut support indigenous artists.
Source: Art Gallery of Ontario
Sculptures, From $100 each,
Zesty Soap & Lotion Set
An energizing blend of sunny lime zest and warm cypress, keep this handy
trio within easy reach while creating a decorative display in the kitchen. Gift set includes: Concentrated Dish Detergent, Hand Soap with Olive Oil, Regenerating Hand Cream and convenient Bamboo Tray. Also available in Coriander and Olive Tree or Sea Salt and Amalfi Lemon.
Source: Fruits & Passion
Cucina Lime Zest and Cypress Kitchen Trio, $35,
You may recognize Toronto-based artist
Alanna Cavanagh’s whimsical illustrations from the pages of The Globe & Mail or The New York Times. Her limited-edition Artifacts silkscreen print, with its collection of black vases, is strong and graphic.
Source: Alanna Cavanagh
Artifacts (Small), $60,
Sleek Hanukkah Candle Holder
Block Chanukiah from Via Maris is crafted from solid terracotta with a glossy aluminum finish. Bonus: the base compartment can store up to 44 candles.
Block Chanukiah - Polished Aluminum, $295,
Jolly Flannel Sheets
Au Lit Fine Linens, the beloved Canadian bedding manufacturer, has a new limited-edition set of
red flannel sheets that are made of 100 per cent cotton so they’re breathable, warm and made-to-last.
Source: Au Lit Fine Linens
The Red Flannel Bundle - Limited Edition, From $316,
Ergonomically perfect and pleasing to the eye, Alessi’s
colorful corkscrew is a must-have accessory this season.
Twergi ES17 Corkscrew by Alessi, $155,
Rich Red Wine
With its ruby red color and ornate label,
Cupcake’s Red Velvet wine from California couldn’t be more fitting for holiday fetes.
Cupcake Red Velvet, $16,
Celebrate the season of giving by
planting a tree in the name of a loved one. This Canadian family business makes it easy to give back to the planet in a heartfelt and everlasting way.
Source: H.A.L. Trees
Plant A Tree, From $15,
Marbled Resin Bowl
resin bowl is made of waste material sourced from the oil industry. The hand-poured design is crafted in Australia, turning an otherwise castoff material into something beautiful and purposeful.
Source: Holt Renfrew
Dinosaur Designs Seed Resin Bowl in Sandalwood, $185,
Solid Stone Candleholders
Snug candleholders are handmade by stonemasons who have been honing their craft for four generations. The pieces are made from remnant stones up to 500 million years old from a small mountain quarry in Barcelona.
Snug Candleholders, From $245 each,
Handy Hostess Jug
glass jug is ideal for entertaining: it holds 1.35 liters of any beverage from water to cocktails and the slim profile doesn’t take up too much room on a buffet table.
Source: Shop House & Home
Amber Utility Jug, $90,
Plush Throw Blanket
With eight jewel tones to choose from, it’s easy to find the perfect faux fur throw to complement your decorating style.
Faux Fur Throw Blanket, $80 each,
Seasonal Coffee Sleeves
Whether you prefer your coffee to be spicy, sweet or nutty, Nespresso’s
festive assortment has you and your guests covered with their beautifully packaged pods.
Festive Original Assortment (Set of 3), $29,
A modern mouth-blown glass
decanter with a rich espresso hue makes a luxe statement atop any bar cabinet.
Source: Shop House & Home
Whiskey Club Decanter, $270,
Jewel-Toned Throw Pillows
Velvet pillows in sunset hues with fringe detailing are a sumptuous addition to any sofa or chair when cool weather hits.
Dulce Velvet Cushions in Honey & Rust, $19 each,
Chic Cheese Knives
Havana cheese set has an edgy but timeless design that will elevate any tablescape. Crafted in mango wood and plastic wire with a stainless steel blade, they’re a stylish addition to cheese and charcuterie boards.
Source: Shop House & Home
Havana Cheese Set (3 Pieces), $40,
Rest easy with a new hypoallergenic pillow or duvet with mineral-enriched fibres that dissipate heat and a breathable cotton cover. Plus, these
Simba products are totally vegan friendly and contain no animal products such as wool.
The Simba Hybrid Pillow, from $199 and The Simba Hybrid Duvet, from $299,
Concrete Cat is a workshop that was founded in 2007 on the outskirts of Edmonton. Their strikingly beautiful concrete-based products, ranging from
trays to incense holders, turn a pedestrian material into one-of-a-kind works of art.
Concrete Accessories, From $100 each,
Handmade in Whitehorse, these artful
all-natural soaps come wrapped in contemporary artworks by Canadian artists and make a great stocking stuffer and powder room addition.
Source: Anto Yukon
Soaps, $12 each,
Olivewood Salad Servers
When it’s time to break up all the decadent holiday meals with a simple salad, reach for these natural
olivewood servers crafted by artisans in Albania.
Source: Shop House & Home
Olivewood Short Salad Servers (Set of 2), $30,
Brass Incense Burner
Stack burner takes burning incense to a whole other level, literally! Three brass tiers ensure smoke emerges peacefully and meditatively.
Populus Project 001 Stack Burner, $395,
Woodsy Picture Frames
Urban Barn’s new
Oslo Burl frames make displaying photos or artwork on gallery walls and tabletops easy. For a festive and personal touch, swap in some family photos from past holiday seasons before gifting.
Source: Urban Barn
Oslo Burl Frames, $19 and $26 each,
Made in Stratford, Ontario, Wills & Prior’s new
Clay candleholders are an artisanal gift any host would be delighted to receive.
Source: Wills & Prior
W&P Studio Clay Candle Holder in White, $24,
Artisanal Wooden Dishware
Elise McLauchlan began her career working as a window display designer for U.K. brand Mulberry. Now she crafts heirloom-quality
wooden objects, like maple trays and walnut mortar and pestles, in her Vancouver studio.
Wooden Objects by Elise McLauchlan, From $27 each,
Shapley Gold Mirror
Svansele mirrors come in three golden silhouettes and make a pleasing first impression in a front hall or powder room — just in time for holiday hosting.
Svansele Mirror, $40,
This set of handmade French porcelain bakeware is as handsome as it is elegant — the ideal gift for the baker in your life.
The Bakeware Set in Red Rim, $328/set,
Add trivets and coasters in contrasting shades of nickel and oxidized brass to bring instant, luminous style to your winter table.
Source: Wren & Brier Shoppe
Coasters, $88/Set of 4; Trivets, $125 Each,
This portable Wi-Fi speaker looks stylish laying down, standing up or hanging on the wall. It’s also Cradle- to-Cradle-certified, which means the construction is as sustainable as possible, and it’s built to last.
Source: Bang & Olufsen
Portable Wi-Fi Speaker in Gold Tone by Beosound Level, $2,299,
Hot Pink Luggage
This update on Rimowa’s 2 classic rolling cabin suitcase fits the exuberant mood of a long-awaited trip.
Essential Cabin Neon Suitcase in Pink, $1,060,
Retro Bar Cart
The rattan renaissance continues! This sophisticated bar cart is a cool gift for a home mixologist. Martini, anyone?
Feliz Rattan Bar Cart by Mermelada Estudio, $749,
Handmade in Spain by artisans, this cosy throw is the perfect gift for brightening up a sofa or bedscape.
Matisse Throw in M-4 by Ezcaray, Approx. $422,
Chic Charging Tray
Part accessories tray, part wireless phone charger, this desktop device is 100 per cent great-looking.
Catch:3 Essentials Wireless Charging & Accessory Tray In Camel, $125,
Perfect as a catchall on a foyer table or set atop a dresser, the
Manege change tray has color blocking and an oval shape inspired by horse racetracks.
Menage Change Tray In Bleu Baltique, $840,
A wine stopper is a fun present for an oenophile — the mirror- polished stainless steel orb adds festive sparkle to a bottle.
Source: Hopson Grace
Mass Wine Stopper by FS Objects, $136,
Small, simple and surprising for the price, this flask might be the ultimate stocking stuffer.
Products: Hammered Brass Flask in Gold, $10, HomeSense
With interchangeable fronts, this Wi-Fi-enabled wall-mounted speaker blends into any decorating scheme. And thanks to the collab with Sonos, it sounds as good as it looks!
Symfonisk Picture Frame speaker in White by Ikea x Sonos, $249,
Designer and ceramicist Jonathan Adler takes his signature aesthetic to the floor with this new collab. Not only are these rugs beautiful, their covers are interchangeable, stain-resistant and machine washable.
Rug in Venom Sapphire by Jonathan Adler x Ruggable, from $149,
This luxe portable speaker is a design object in its own right, with leather detailing and a light show that synchronizes with your music.
Source: Louis Vuitton
Horizon Light Up Speaker, $3,850,
Sophisticated Chess Set
Cap off holiday fun with a classic board game that looks stylish enough to live on your table all year.
Marble Chess Game, $139å,
Photographer and bon vivant Matt Hranek’s adoration of the negroni is legendary. His book is packed with recipes, stories and all-time great versions of this most special drink.
The Negroni: A Love Affair with a Classic Cocktail book, $23,
Shinola has teamed up with Crate and Barrel to create this collection of steak knives, a must-buy gift for the home cook.
Source: Crate and Barrel
Runwell Jumbo Steak Knives Set by Shinola, $149/set,
A tote that folds flat so you can slip it into your carry-on. Hauling your souvenirs back home has never been easier. And it’s made with 22 upcycled plastic water bottles!
Fold-up bag in Scuba Navy, $85,
They’ll love receiving this glassware by the British designer: the cocktail glasses are handblown and the puck-like bases, sleek and sturdy.
Puck Cocktail Glass Set by Tom Dixon, $110/set,
Rest festive drinks on tassel-trimmed handwoven coasters that have been crafted on traditional looms by Salvadoran artisans.
Source: Paloma & Co.
Handwoven Coasters in Amethyst, Approx. $11/set of 4,
Jet-Setting Coffee Table Tomes
Whether they’re looking for vacation inspiration or just armchair travelling, this collection of books will have them dreaming of far-flung destinations.
Travel Book Series Classic Collection, From $95 each,
Bourbon Maple Syrup
This Indigenous, female- owned business makes maple syrup from local ingredients. This special batch is infused with barrel-aged Kentucky bourbon.
Source: Wabanaki Maple
Barrel-Aged Bourbon Maple Syrup, $20/200 mL,
Perfect for coffee lovers, a bright carafe is sure to start their day off right.
Source: Easy Tiger Goods
Yield Pour-Over Carafe in Cobalt, $110,
Thoughtful Magazine Subscription
Give the gift that keeps on giving all year long with a print and digital
subscription to House & Home.
Source: House & Home
House & Home Subscription, $24,