This birch salad set by Swedish designer Carina Seth-Andersson is minimalism at its best. It’s sure to draw some attention at the dinner table.
Available in store at Espaced, 215–332 Water Street, Vancouver
These lux slippers by cult textile line Fog Linen Work are made from a breathable fabric that’s ideal for lazy afternoons.
Available online at Orling & Wu
Anyone who holds a less-than-stellar track record with plants will appreciate these cool, ‘60s-inspired bottle stoppers.
Available online at West Elm
These adorable bowls are made from a durable melamine, so your host can stir, whisk and beat to his or her heart’s content.
Available online at The Bay
We love these hand-shaped pinch bowls, which should add just the right amount of rustic charm to your host’s countertop.
Available online at Nineteen Ten
From cutting boards to bowls and spoons, all types of wooden kitchenware will be shining after a coat of this specially crafted oil.
Available online at Old Faithful Shop
A striking, black-and-white pattern shakes up this kitchen essential, though the subtler graphic print on its reverse is equally appealing. This board is fun and functional.
Available online at Rove Concepts
Appeal to your host’s inner kid with a pair of delightful tea towels— available in a selection of colours and patterns—from Danish design house Hay.
Available online at Vancouver Special
A modern twist on the mason jar, this sleek shaker looks great as is but, for an added touch, you can also fill it with the ingredients for your host’s favourite cocktail.
Available in store at Chapters Indigo
Kate Spade rarely disappoints with her stylish selection of housewares and these glittery shakers are no exception.
Available online at Chapters Indigo
Let your host kick back post-party with these soothing bath salts, which are handcrafted from a mix of essential oils like vanilla, lavender and eucalyptus.
Available online at CB2
This glass butter dish has a vintage feel that has “high tea” written all over it—though it’s sure to elevate even the most casual of tabletops.
Available online at L’Atelier Home
A beautiful box of matches to keep on hand—or treasure—makes for a memorable host gift. This one is hand-decorated by Vancouver artist Olga Bajus.
Available online at The Cross Décor and Design
A bit of living green is a welcome addition to any space—especially when it requires little to no maintenance and is housed in a glam, holiday-ready container.
Available in store at Flower Factory, 3604 Main Street, Vancouver
Who could turn down the sweet, alluring scent of honey? These hand-dipped tapers—made from 100 per cent Canadian beeswax—offer a seasonal fix.
Available online at Room 6