There’s an art to gift giving. It takes a careful selection process to pick out that perfect present for someone. I feel like I do pretty well at giving gifts, but sometimes I need a little inspiration to push me in the right direction of that ideal gift. I like to look at magazines, blogs, and social media for ideas.
This year, I’m turning to the pages of Marie Claire for my inspiration. Marie Claire has always been a magazine I’ve looked to for beauty advice, fashion finds, inspirational stories, and helpful how-tos. It’s been an awesome resource for tips and trends of the season that I use to guide me in my beauty and fashion decisions.
In the December issue of the magazine, there’s a gift guide that has some truly awesome ideas for the people on your list, from home decor to handbags and much more! There are low-priced options as well as high dollar items with a good mix of everything in between.
Some of my favorite picks from the gift guide:
- A colorful mug from the MoMA museum for an artsy friend.
- Star Wars salt & pepper shakers for a movie lover.
- Ralph Lauren Sunglasses for a friend who loves accessories.
- A cocktail shaker for the drink connoisseur.
- A foldable kayak for the sporty adventure seeker.
- Chic storage boxes for the organized friend.
- A paint brush vase for the artist.
- A Mah Jongg set for the game player.
Those were just a few of the many suggestions in the gift guide. Don’t they get your wheels turning a bit? I actually want a couple of those for myself! I look at the websites where these products come from and I find even more cool things that I wouldn’t have known about otherwise. It leads to more and more gift options! Thanks for the holiday gift inspiration, Marie Claire!
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