Ideas for a Hostess Gift

the coolest gifts for a hostess, all less than $50

You’ve been invited to a party. You’re staying at a friend’s house for the weekend. You don’t want to show up empty-handed. Stock up on these gifts so you’re always prepared for an impromptu gathering or getaway with a thoughtful gift for the hosts. Here are ideas for a hostess gift.

Local Gift Shops

Ooh La La and Studio 77 are the best local gift shops, and they gift wrap!

Tips for picking out a thoughtful gift

  • Useful: it doesn’t have to be big, but something useful for the party (bottle of wine, cocktail napkins, flowers) is alway appreciated
  • Fun: a little unexpected gift he or she wouldn’t purchase for themselves, like the pretty puzzle on our list!
  • Pretty: a pretty home accessory is always a fun gift for a hostess to receive

Hostess Gift Ideas

Wine gift basket ideas / Ideas for a Hostess Gift

Wine Gift Basket

a bottle of wine (and here are great wines under $20 you can find at Target,) pretty basket, tea towel, wine snack, and more ideas to create the coolest wine basket for a hostess gift:

Wine Gift Basket Ideas ↗

Stylish Playing Cards

Frank Lloyd Wright playing cards, set of 2

$15 from Amazon ↗

Rewined candles

A Rewined Candle

Rewined candles are made in Charleston, inspired by wine

$28 from Shop Amazon ↗

Funny Tea Towel


$13 from Shop Amazon

Ideas for a Hostess Gift

Bloody Mary Basket

everything you need to make the best Bloody Mary: mix, tumbler, pickled okra, vodka, fun cocktail napkins

get the Bloody Mary mix list ↗

Ideas for a Hostess Gift

Designer Puzzle

Jonathan Adler Safari puzzle is decor + entertainment

$30 from Amazon ↗

Fun cocktail napkins

fun + funny cocktail napkins with a pretty bow are always a simple, useful, and fun hostess gift to give

“drinks well with others cocktail” napkins

+ more cute cocktail napkins ↗

Pretty Dish Towels

a set of three pretty chinoiserie dish towels

$25 from Amazon ↗

Old-Fashioned Glasses

pretty set of 6 double old-fashioned glasses, isn’t the color gorgeous?

$48 from Nordstrom ↗

Henro Co Match Stricker

a best seller on Amazon, made in North Carolina

$25 from Amazon ↗

Turkish Throw

your friend can use as a throw, as a towel – these are so pretty!

$22 from Amazon ↗

Hope you enjoyed our ideas for a Hostess Gift! Here are more gift ideas for everyone on your list:

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