According to etiquette experts, showing up to a holiday party empty-handed can be perceived as incourteous. To avoid this undesirable scenario, snag a small present that you can offer up as a thank you for being invited into his or her home. If you have an upcoming fête and are fretting about what to bring, scroll through today's slideshow for fun and personal gift ideas.
Illume Mantel & Hearth Matches ($6)
Every host needs a stylish set of matches to light their candles with.
Etsy Elephant Air Plant Pod ($18)
This petite, low-maintenance plant pod is an ideal gift.
Wine With Food: Pairing Notes and Recipes from The New York Times ($35) by Eric Asimov and Florence Fabricant
Give your host ideas for their next fête!
Terrain Fresh Red Winterberry Bunch ($24)
This bunch is perfect for placing in the kitchen during the holidays.
Amelie’s Bark Shop Christmas Catnip Toy Set ($18)
If you know your hostess has a cat, she'll adore this catnip set.
Anthropologie Holiday Village Salt & Pepper Shakers ($14)
Themed salt and pepper shakers—too cute.
Blackbird x Free People Palas Incense ($28)
These incense cones are stylish and understated.
Izola Guest Toothbrushes ($14)
Having fashionable toothbrushes on hand to give to guests will make your hostess feel well-prepared.
Catbird White Ribbon Bottle Opener ($16)
Who wouldn't want to add this sleek bottle opener to their bar repertoire?
Diptyque Greeting Cards Set ($30)
She'll appreciate these funky printed cards for last-minute thank yous.
Anthropologie Magnetic Kitchen Timer ($16)
Help make cooking more fun with this timer she can stick on her fridge!
In God We Trust Wishbone Tube Bud Vase ($45)
We give this vase a (green) thumbs up!
No. Freedom Sake Cup ($28)
A stylish coffee cup to make getting up early a bit more easy.
The Wild Unknown Tarot Cards ($40)
For the after-party.
WI by Cassandra Smith Naturally Shed Hand-Painted Antlers ($42)
Cruelty-free and handmade, these antlers are a top-notch choice.
Would you buy any of these gifts for your hostess? Share in the comments below!