We’ve all (probably) gotten a gift at one time or another that puts us on the spot. Something for your wall or for your dining table that’s meant to be displayed in your home but. . . it’s just not you. Because we love to decorate our homes—and usually have strong opinions--we can be a tricky bunch to buy for.
If you have a friend on your list who loves to decorate, my best advice is to keep it neutral and practical. I don’t think you can ever go wrong with glass, a nice coffee table book (for actual reading or just to display), or pretty storage solutions (woven baskets, decorative bowls, lacquer boxes, etc.). Even seasonal gifts can be fun if they’re small. . .
I’ve put together a few suggestions that I think even the most opinionated decorator will love:
Do you have any gift ideas to add to the list?
Better yet, what’s the worst gift you’ve ever received for your home?? :)