Glam Guest: 8 Gifts to Wow Your Hostess

By  May 15, 2014

Summer is finally here—your suitcases are packed, and you’re ready to hit the open road visiting friends and family all over the country. Because you’re the ultimate houseguest, you’ll want to bring a great hostess gift, like one of the suggestions below.

1. 

Remind your hostess to stop and smell the crimson-color flowers with this scent.

Geranium Odorata Eau de Toilette, available at Diptyque for $98 »

 
2. 

This handcrafted porcelain peony will make for a lovely accent wherever your hostess places it.

Aerin Gold-Plated Peony, available at Bergdorf Goodman for $135 »

 
3. 

Treat your hostess-with-the-mostest to a decked-out picnic basket.

Chevron Picnic Basket, available at C.Wonder for $128 »

 
4. 

Help your hostess set the mood after dusk with string-up lights.

Threshold Solar Metal Flower String Lights, available at Target for $24.99 »

 
5. 

Inspired by the blooms of the garden rose, this peach ruffled pillow is feminine yet flirty.

Peach Ruffled Pillow, available at Crane & Canopy for $39 »

 
6. 

A dessert plate that looks good enough to eat.

Watermelon Dessert Plate, available at Anthropologie for $14 »

 
7. 

Give the gift of endless libations with a nautical bottle opener perfect for the summer.

Cast Iron Anchor Bottle Opener, available at C.Wonder for $15 »

 
8. 

I scream, you scream, and your summer hostess will scream for this adorable vase.

I-Scream Vase, available at Jonathan Adler for $68 »