Get ahead of the holiday rush this year with House & Home’s curated picks of gifts for every budget. From small, artisanal Canadian brands and eco-conscious products (like iceberg-infused soap) to high-end luxuries (like the newest pop art–hued Hermès blanket), discover our favorite finds in decorating, entertaining, cooking and beyond.
Scroll down for 40+ home-inspired gifts to give and get this season!
1. Iceberg-infused Soap
Indulge your skin in sustainable luxury with bar soap made from pure iceberg water and blended with essential oils, shea butter and botanicals. This plant-based soap from Newfoundland will sit pretty in shower niches and soap dishes.
Sea Salted Grapefruit & Basil Soap, $12
East Coast Glow
2. Jewel-toned Tumblers
These mouth-blown glass tumblers from Italy will bring a hit of color to your table. Made from Borosilicate glass, each tumbler has a rippled design that will feel great in your hand. They’re dishwasher safe, too!
Poseidon Tumber Glass, $18/each
3. Your New Travel Essentials
The latest trend in packing are these handy, light-weight and foldable packing cubes that make living out of a suitcase a little easier. Now you can separate delicate clothing from bulkier items and dirty clothes from clean!
Packing Cube Set, $25
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Give the design lovers in your life the gift of House & Home inspiration all year long with a 12-month subscription.
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House & Home Subscription, $26.50
5. Sculptural Candleholder
Bring a free-form aesthetic to your dining table or mantel with an artistic candleholder and two moss-colored pleated candles.
Resin Taper Holder, $27
Moss Candlesticks, Box of 12, $72
6. Reusable Containers Pretty Enough To Gift
These reusable glass Porter Seal Tight bowls are an elegant alternative to old-school plastic containers. With their high-style colors, slim shape and airtight silicone lid, they’re ideal for those who who are always on-the-go. Plus, the bowls can be easily tucked away in a purse or knapsack!
Porter Seal Tight Bowl, from $45 each
7. Gleaming Pedestal Bowl
Need a quick fix for a holiday centerpiece? This metallic pedestal bowl has etched details on the interior and will look luxe filled with festive pomegranates, chestnuts or even gingerbread men.
Bota Aluminum Bowl, $49
8. Handsome Cocktail-ready Coasters
Cocktail hour has just gotten more stylish. Canadian designer Tommy Smythe
has partnered with Urban Barn for a curated selection of decorating accents, including these sophisticated vegan leather coasters.
Vegan Leather Coasters, $49
9. Festive Metallic Napkins
Give your holiday table a hit of glam pattern with these metallic slub cotton napkins. Pair them with gold-rimmed glasses or plates for a gorgeous table setting.
Atkin Gold Napkins, $50
10. Playful Handmade Sudoku Board
Sidestep the plastic toys in favor of a more eco-friendly wooden Colorful Sudoku game. It comes with a guide explaining how to play with multiple levels of difficulty, and it also looks great on your coffee table!
Colored Sudoku Set, $55
11. Bouquet-scented Candle
Scented candles make wonderful hostess gifts, and their ambient glow eases a dark winter night. This Parisian Diptyque candle evokes the aroma of black currant leaves and a bouquet of roses.
Berries Candle, From $54
12. Vintage-look Dinner Plates
For the incurable romantic, a bevy of peonies and floral sprays adorn these pretty porcelain cobalt plates, part of Goop’s Secret Garden tableware collection. Your traditional potato latkes and jelly donuts never looked better.
Goop x Social Studies Secret Garden Salad & Dinner Plate, $54 and $68 Each,
13. Canadian Design Star Anne Hepfer’s Coffee Table Book
Designer Anne Hepfer (House & Home’s 2021
Designer Of The Year) has released her first coffee table book, packed with exquisite interiors designed to evoke emotions, including Anne’s own dreamy Muskoka cottage.
Mood: Interiors & Inspiration By Anne Hepfer, $88,
14. Fair-trade Bicycle Basket
For family or friends who cycle, consider this Bicycle basket by Baba Tree, made from straw that’s sourced, handwoven and hand dyed in Ghana using as little water as possible.
Bicycle Baskets, from $80
15. Sleek Indoor-outdoor Planter
This composite planter is the perfect scale for a potted tree (like the faux olive tree – jump to image #27!). The sturdy pot won’t blow over in the wind, and the stylish leather handles make moving your planter easy.
Elgin Planter in Medium, $89
16. Inspiring Coffee Table Read
Phaidon books look beautiful on a coffee table, but they’re also incredibly well-researched and function as powerful learning tools.
Great Women Artists highlights more than 400 female artists over the past 500 years, including notable Canadians such as Emily Carr, Rebecca Belmore and Agnes Martin.
Great Women Artists book by the Phaidon Editors, $90
17. Chef-created Tableware
Renowned chef Yotam Ottolenghi and artist Ivo Bisignano have teamed up with Belgian design brand Serax to create a tableware line that’s equal parts fun and elegant. The face nods to Picasso’s work and adds an artful touch to your table.
Serving Plate, $103
South Hill Home
18. Sunset-inspired Wine Goblets
Artist Charlie Larouche designed these yellow goblets in collaboration with Les Ensembliers’
Humminghill Farm. From summer soirées to holiday feasts, these artisanal glasses are designed to evoke a mellow sunset.
Aurora Yellow Wine Glass, $115 each
19. Personalized Garden Apron
Got a green thumb in your life? When on the move, stash sharp blades in this durable fair-trade Buffalo leather tool belt, which keeps tools safe and secure. The belt can be customized with a heat-embossed name stamp or monogram on the bottom right corner.
Leather gardening belt by By Amber & Rose, $116
20. An Ironing Board Alternative (Yes, it exists!)
Ditch your ironing board for this innovative steam iron, featured on Oprah’s Favorite Things of 2022 list. This two-in-one wrinkle-removal product steams and irons your clothes with its clamping mechanism, making it the perfect gift for frequent fliers who live out of a suitcase.
Nori Press, from $120
21. Design-friendly Smart Speaker
Hey Google, play Christmas music! This sleek and sophisticated smart speaker can fly under the radar on a mantel or in a kitchen. Choose from Chalk, Charcoal or even Pink colorways (perfect for a teen’s room!).
Google Nest Audio in Charcoal, $130
22. Scandi-style Grinders
These grinders by Christoffer Harlang for Skagerak have a traditional yet modern look. Shop more Nordic-style finds from this Denmark-based, family-owned design company
Hammer Grinder in Oak, $130/each
23. Luxe Malachite Flatware
With its gold-toned finish and geometric, geode-inspired handles, this Malachite flatware is like adding jewelry to your table.
Malachite Flatware, $143/7-Piece Setting,
24. Go Anywhere Cordless Lamp
Illuminate your holiday table with the slim-profile Pina Pro table lamp. It casts a warm glow, won’t take up too much real estate and doesn’t obstruct anyone’s view. This cool lamp is also ideal for outdoor use.
Pro Rechargeable LED Table Lamp, $149
25. Wabi-sabi Fine Porcelain
Designed and handmade in Laurentides, Que., this perfectly imperfect collection of ceramics includes timeless black and white porcelain dishes and even handmade ornaments. The serving bowls are available in a range of sizes and are dishwasher safe.
Photographer: Caroline Bergeron
Source: Atelier Par Gréta Céramiste x Studio Minéral
Salad Bowl, From $160,
26. The Evolution Of Weighted Blankets
A chunky knit texture is the latest twist on a traditional weighted blanket. This cotton version allows air to circulate freely, so excess body heat can escape. Designed without beads, this blanket is durable, hard-wearing and machine-washable!
Douglas Braided Weighted Blanket, from $199
27. A Fuss-free Hit Of Green
The gift of a faux olive tree will transport a friend or family member to the Mediterranean. This life-like greenery is ideal for basements, shady areas or simply anywhere that could use a more verdant outlook.
Tristin Olive Tree, $199
28. A Toasty Throw
Luxurious alpaca wool is known for being softer than cashmere and warmer than merino. Layer this mustard throw blanket over an armchair or at the end of a bed for a dose of rich, cozy color.
Paris Throw, $200
29. Tech-savvy Coffee Machine
Nespresso’s Vertuo Next machine offers integrated Bluetooth® and Wi-Fi connectivity so you never miss a software update. This year’s exclusive festive coffee capsule collection was created with world-renowned pastry chef and chocolatier Pierre Hermé. The Vertuo Next is available in Matte Black or Grey. A great gift for the coffee lovers in your life!
Vertuo Next Matte Black, $209
30. The Ultimate All-in-one Gardening Set
This personalized 11-piece willow trug holds tools, twine, plant markers, a dibbler, and there’s even room for a water bottle. Oak leaf–print gloves and a kneeler (
not shown) are essential for spring planting, and the basket can be personalized with a wooden tag while the tool handles can be engraved.
Trug with Custom Basket Tag and Tool Handles by BetterBasketCo, $231
31. Ethically-sourced Oil Candle Chanukiah
Illuminate your Hanukkah table or windowsill with this vibrant and temperature-resistant glass menorah from Via Maris, a female-owned brand by Dana Hollar Schwartz. It’s designed to accommodate oil candles that are reminiscent of the ancient holiday. The modern Judaica brand is also committed to producing eco-conscious products and donating one per cent of its annual sales to impactful organizations.
Glass Chanukiah $235
32. Gwyneth-approved Roasting Pan
Bring this roasting pan, which can cook casseroles, lasagnas and roast holiday meats, straight from the oven to the table, thanks to its beautiful cream and gold design. Bonus: It’s made of nontoxic, recycled stainless steel and is dishwasher safe.
Goop Home Rectangular Roaster with Rack, $284
33. Point Blanket For A Cause
Hudson’s Bay Foundation has partnered with The Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund to launch
Oshki Wupoowane, The Blanket Fund. As part of Hudson’s Bay’s Truth and Reconciliation journey, all proceeds from each iconic Point blanket sold will go directly toward supporting Indigenous-led initiatives designed to help strengthen cultural, artistic and educational opportunities for Indigenous communities in Canada.
Multistripe Point blanket, from $325
34. Tag-along Picnic Grill
Picnicking, camping and balcony living just got a little more fun. These take-them-with-you grills come in sizes as small as a lunch box.
Portable Tabletop Charcoal grill, $345
35. Bestselling Bedding
Elevate your bed linens with a classic look. Canadian bedding brand Au Lit Fine Linens’ bestselling Cool & Crisp percale sheet bundle is made from 100 per cent Egyptian cotton that’s woven in Italy, then fabricated in Canada.
Cool & Crisp Essential 220 Thread Count Percale Bundle, From $367
Au Lit Fine Linens
36. Jewel-toned Velvet Pillows
Put a plush spin on traditional holiday colors this year by layering sofas and chairs with silk-velvet Lynette pillows from Bella Notte. The luxe, small-batch pillows, which are handmade and hand-dyed to order (in one of three sizes and 18 hues), have double-sided embroidery and zipper closures so they’re reversible and washable. A win-win!
Lynette pillows in Poppy, Jade and Honeycomb, from approx. $373
Bella Notte Linens
37. A Luxe Footed Catch-all
This Calcutta catch-all from female-owned brand Montana Labelle is a luxe gift for anyone on your list. This footed bowl elevates a table or console instantly, whether you fill it with lemons, pinecones or keys.
Moo Footed Dish, $425
38. Wine-hued Braiser
From slow-cooked, fall-off-the-bone meat to beautifully braised fish, the foodie in your life will love cooking restaurant-quality meals at home with this classic piece from Le Creuset. The Rhône-colored braiser has a gold handle that will look as pretty on your table as it does on your stovetop.
Braiser in Rhône, from $445
39. A Do-it-all Toaster
The innovative Revolution toaster offers 16 smart bread modes and two accessory modes, so you can grill paninis or warm up croissants using one compact tool. Bonus: This toaster is another must-have item on Oprah’s Favorites Things in 2022 list.
Revolution InstaGLO® R270 Toaster, $514
40. Retro Mint & Copper Mixer
Upgrade your loved one’s counter game by gifting them the covetable vintage-inspired KitchenAid mixer. This latest version has a beautiful hammered-copper bowl for a handcrafted look.
2022 Design Series Blossom Tilt-Head Stand Mixer, $700
41. Jewelry-like Bottle Opener
David Yurman’s signature classic Cable collection has evolved into an elevated line of barware. The Cable cork screw in silver features the brand’s signature twisted helix and will instantly elevate a bar cart.
Cable Cork Screw, $800
42. Modern Menorah
Crafted from solid walnut and sterling silver, this sleek menorah from Tiffany & Co. will be an instant family heirloom.
Tiffany & Co.
43. Movie Night-approved TV & Projector
Samsung’s line of Neo QLED televisions feature an ultra-thin TV frame that subs in for sleek wall art. If you’re hosting a movie or game night, the portable Freestyle projector is the way to go. It is a low-profile device that makes a high-impact statement with its wall-sized picture.
Holiday offers starting at $1149.99
44. Iconic Hermès Throw Blanket
The Pop Art–hued Pétunia/Mandarine is the newest colorway in the H Diagonale collection from heritage brand Hermès. After you hit the slopes, this winter, curl up on the brand’s iconic H Diagonale cashmere blanket for a très chic cozy moment. This colorway is only available in select stores.
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H Diagonale blanket, $3,625