Favorite Friend Gift Ideas

Gift Guide

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Have you ever wondered how to be the favorite friend? Give off the calendar gifts! 

As we get older, it is harder and harder to stay in touch. Not because we don’t care as much as we did before, but because life happens. Work, Husbands, Kids! It is a lot to juggle. Be the friend that is there for all of the big life moments that aren’t your typical holidays – engagements, moving into a new home, becoming a dog mama, or just celebrating them randomly for the fabulous friend they are. Below are some fun examples of gifts so you can be the favorite (and thoughtful) friend!

Newly Engaged

When you get engaged, you want your new monogram on everything (at least I did!). Stationary, bags, towels – your newly engaged friend will eat it up. In case you missed my post on how to DIY your own monogram straw tote, you can read it HERE

New Home

Moving into a new home is a big deal! Help them get settled into their new place with delivered cookies (you will absolutely be the favorite friend then), a sweet card, or a personalized address embosser.

Proud Dog Mama

Congratulate your friends on their new bundle of fur with a fun toy basket, stylish leash (because you have to look fabulous even when walking the dog), or a personalized pet portrait (how stinking cute is that?!).

Busy Lady

We we all have that #girlboss friend who does everything. Seriously, how does she do it?! The girl doesn’t have time to go to the spa but she looks fabulous. Send her a fun spa day at home with nail polish, makeup bag, face mask, and lotion. She will love it! Or just send your friend a little love note. Snail mail is the way to go!

 

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GIFT GUIDE: MOTHERS DAY

Gift Guide

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AERIN Eau de Parfum | Eugenia Kim Sunny Hat | Maya Brenner Character Necklace | Diptyque Candle | Artis Brush | Slip Silk Eye Mask | Morgan Lane Pajama Top | Morgan Lane Pajama Shorts | Marble Wine Cooler | Tory Burch Earrings | Soludos Kids Espadrille | Soludos Ladies Espadrille

GIFT GUIDE: STOCKING STUFFERS

Gift Guide

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Pocket Datebook | Tweezerman Petite Tweezer Set | Essie Winter 2015 Mini Four-Pack Nail Polish | Kate Spade ‘Happy Hour’ Flask | Cashmere Eye Mask | Chalkboard Cheese Markers | Lump O’ Coal Soap | Pill Capsule | Jonathan Adler Candle | GiGi New York Luggage Tag | Ceramic Trinket Tray | Kate Spade Jeweled Bottle Stopper | Charlotte Olympia Card Holder | Kate Spade ‘Read My Lips’ Mug

 

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For Your Mom:

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Personalized Acrylic Tray | Celine Sunglasses | Personalized Croquet Set | Stubbs & Wootton for J. Crew ‘Heart You’ Slippers | GiGi New York 2016 Desk Diary | Michael Aram Vanity Mirror | Diptyque Candle | Pottery Barn Fur RobeMaya Brenner Initial Necklace | Monogrammed Boardroom Bag | Block Acrylic Monogram Coaster Set | Wooden iPad Stand

For Your Dad:

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Faribault Wool Throw | Randolph Sunglasses | Personalized Beer Mug | Apple Watch | Brooks Brothers Monogrammed Flannel Pajamas | Yeti Cooler | Cocktail Shaker | Barrington Leather Duffle Bag | Engraved Liquor Decanter | L.B. Evans Slippers

For Your Sister:

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Moroccan Pouf | Dior ‘So Real’ Sunglasses | Maya Brenner Initial Earrings | Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Instant Camera | J Brand Jeans | Gypset Trilogy Set | Ukrainian Dress | Adidas ‘Stan Smith’ Sneakers | Diptyque Candle | Anya Hindmarch Alphabet Leather Stickers | Maya Brenner Character Necklace

For Your Brother:

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Brooks Brothers Traveling Flask Set | YETI Rambler Tumbler | Travel Poker Set | Ugg Slipper | Ray Ban ‘Clubmaster’ Sunglasses | Personalized Waxed Canvas Rolling Bag | Personalized Waxed Canvas Travel Pouch | J. Crew Shawl-Collar Sweater | Fitbit ‘Surge’ Wireless Fitness Watch | NIKEiD Air Max 1 Premium Pendleton Sneaker | Shotgun Shell Cufflinks | Double Edge Safety Razor

For Your Husband:

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Spanish Toast Shot Glass Set | Persol Sunglasses | Table Tennis Table | Table Tennis Set | Cedar Shoe Valet | Wool Initial Ball Cap | Rivieras Slip Ons | Peter Millar Pullover | Wood Pillar Speaker | YETI  Storage Bag | Brooks Brothers Tartan Flannel Pajamas | YETI 30 Ounce Tumbler

For the Hostess:

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Vogue Living: Houses, Gardens, People Book | Glitter Server Set | Kate Spade Vase | Marble Rolling Pin | NEST Reed Diffuser | Kate Spade Wine Tote | Kate Spade Initial Card Set | Jonathan Adler Malachite Salt & Pepper Shakers | Silver-Plated Match Box Holder | Diptyque Colored Glass Candle Trio (Limited Edition) | Cheers Bottle Opener | Kashmir Gold Glass Champagne Flutes | Clustered Bell Cocktail Shaker

Under $50:

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All In Good Taste Book | Mug | Sunglasses | J. Crew Ribbed Wool Glittens | Initial Bar Pendant | 2016 Pocket Datebook | Marble Print iPhone Case | Earrings | Michael Aram Bottle Stopper | Jonathan Adler Zebra Dish | Laura Mercier Mini Lip Glacé Set | S’well Water Bottle | Balenciaga Rollerball Perfume | Where’s Karl? Book | J. Crew Tartan Flannel Pajama Pants | Jonathan Adler Candle | J. Crew Ribbed Wool Knit Beanie | Chemex Glass Coffee Maker

For Kids:

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Fashion Coloring Book | Birkin Baby Toy Teether | Pretzel & Taxi Rattles | myPhoneWooden Toy Camera | Personalized Shopping Cart | Steiff Studio Elephant | Convertible Grocery Store & Lemonade Stand | BMW x5 Ride-On | Miniature Baby Grand Piano (comes in black too) | Felt Unicorn Head | Sophie the Giraffe Teether | Crystallized Pedal Car | Glitter Eiffel Tower Bag | Josephine the Elephant Doll | Oversized Giraffe | Cookie Baby Teether Toys | Swarovski Crystal Tricycle | Quilted Chanel Baby Toy Teether | Woodland Teepee Tent | Rise and Shine Sippy Cup | Metal Fire Truck Pedal Car | Sandwich Making Set | Chalkboard Laptop | 3-in-1 Doll Pram, Carrier, and Stroller

For Yourself:

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Valentino: Mirabilia Romae Book | Anine Bing Lace Bra | Monica Vinader A-Z Alphabet Letter Pendant | Smartphone Photo Cube Printer | Hermès Cape Cod PM Double Tour Watch | Stuart Weitzman Over the Knee Boot | Hermès Constance Bag | Handbound Goyard Vintage Book | AERIN Match Striker | Diptyque Large Scented Candle | Gucci Tall Gladiator Pump | Theory Double-Breasted Cape (on sale!) | iRobot Roomba Vacuum Cleaning Robot | Del Toro ‘Bomb Shell’ Smoking Slippers | Safety Pin Earring (on sale!) | Personalized Westbury Bucket Bag (comes in other colors)

For Your Coworkers:

Personalized Sticky Note Cube | Weekly Task Pad | Mug Warmer | File Folder Set | Nest Votive Candle | Personalized Turkish Cotton Throw | ‘But First Coffee’ Thermal Mug | Newstack Glass Paperweight | ‘Fing Genius’ Sticky Notes | Acrylic Stapler | Gold Scissors | Brass Hashtag | Set of 6 ‘Like A Boss’ Pencils | ‘Rapido!’ Notepad | Acrylic Business Card Holder | ‘You Are So Incredibly Awesome!’ Purse Mirror | LePen Vivid Colors Pack

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