When it comes to gift giving, sometimes you need to stand out from the crowd. Of course, you’re not trying to one up anyone, just trying to inject a little fun into someone’s life. Whether its a birthday, wedding, graduation, or a even a widely celebrated holiday, everyone needs to smile every once in a while. Why not be the one to put a smile on someone’s face with a quirky gift that they’re sure to love?
For the bold and brash, we’ve got the “Do Not Disturb” Door Hangers by B. Home Interiors. These luxe accessories are solid and tasteful, in pops of colors like red, yellow, and royal blue. Buying these for yourself is one thing, but the act of making them a gift definitely says something unique!
If the you’re looking for a gift for a business minded individual, try this Jac Zagoory Designs Bear Staple Remover. We think it says “fun, but tough.” Let them show their lighter side while still letting everyone else know who’s boss!
For those who can let their guard down, take the fun up a couple of notches! This Brass and Marble Tic Tac Toe set by Jonathan Adler is the most stylish version of the game that we’ve ever encountered, the perfect addition to any office or parlor. Who knows, maybe they could even put it in the library, everyone needs a reading break sometimes.
For more great gift ideas, take a look at our selection here.
If our previous picks weren’t really your style, don’t worry, we’re back for more. Blues can’t get you down when they’re meant for summer. Whether they remind you of skies (day or night!), seas, or even summer flowers, we’ve coordinated a perfect assortment of blues that will make you grin.
Seychelles Sea Blue by Phillippe Deshoulieres
Phillippe Deshoulieres’ Seychelles collection is tranquil and cool, transporting you poolside where ever you may be. Its shagreen inspired pattern is as elegant and indulgent as the tropical islands it is named for.
Royal Copenhagen’s Blue Fluted reminds us of a clear sky at night. Summer is perfect for parties at all times of day and when your table mimics the blue of the night sky as you sit underneath it enjoying a meal with family and friends, well it just doesn’t get much more lovely than that.
Summer is the perfect time to change up your style, especially when it comes to tableware. Michael C. Fina has the most comprehensive collection of fine tableware on the East Coast and we’ve curated a selection of the most stylish summer looks for any taste.
Hollywood by Haviland
Haviland’s Hollywood is for the style savvy. Designed by multi-award-winning interior designer Maryn Lawrence Bullard, the collection is an elegant combination of inspiration from the geometric shapes of the 1960s and 70s and the tribal patterns of African and Samoan tribes.
Vista Alegre took Art Deco and turned it on it’s head with the rich combination of the dark green hue and it’s golden counterpart in their Emerald collection. The opulence of this collection is apparent but not to excess, elegantly stated in shapes true to the era.
Designed by Damian O’Sullivan and Benoît-Pierre Emery, the iconic Voyage en Ikat collection by Hermès is vibrant and exciting, inspired by the exceptional weaving and dyeing technique originating in Asia. 24-carat matte gold accents bring the bold color graphics to the next level, creating a truly unique design.
Last week we had you covered for the 4th of July with red, but this week we’ve gone blue. Specifically, blueberries! So grab some fresh fruit and get to mixing up a delicious drink for the 4th, your guests are sure to love it. Alternatively, you could impress fellow partygoers with this simple recipe at a friend’s place, it’s just that easy.
You won’t actually have the blues when you’re refreshing with this sweet drink (with just a touch of bite, thanks to the freshly squeezed lemon juice.) Fresh blueberries, white rum, a bit of lemon juice and simple syrup will have you sipping and saying “Ahhhh” in no time at all.
America’s birthday celebration is almost upon us, so this week we’ve got something a little more patriotic in mind for a cocktail recipe. Represent the red, white, and blue with this festive Pom-Berry Bellini. Become a true bar master when you whip up this impressive recipe for your guests this 4th of July.
Make it a real party with Baccarat stemware! Of course, everyday is a Baccarat Day, but these Mille Nuits flutes truly make it a celebration. The perfect red, white, and blue additions to your festivities, these elegant and detailed champagne flutes fit the bill.
A little bit of work for a huge reward in a fun and elegant cocktail, find the full recipe on HGTV.com. Make sure to tag us on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter if you try this recipe and share it with your friends. We love to see our readers trying out these fun recipes!