{gifts for the kitchen}

{silver-plated coffee, tea and sugar canisters for your favourite Parisian cousin's ex-girlfriend, who just may be the coolest girl ever, and whose quintessential French-ness gives her impeccable taste}

{organic Christmas pudding for your British boyfriend's lovely British mother who has never made it an issue that you do not know how to cook, tries to fatten you up with decadent cakes and other delicious desserts, and has always treated you as part of the family}

{hand-made multi-coloured sugar tablets for your favourite friends, because even skinny girls in skinny jeans can't resist breaking off pretty pieces of pastel sugar tablets in their morning latt├ęs}

{organic fairtrade chocolate for your hairstylist who looks like David Beckham, refuses to give you bangs, and since you always leave the salon feeling like the most beautiful girl around, who are you to argue?}

{hand-stencilled tea towels for your elegant grandmother in the south of France who loves to bring out all the old photo albums of when you were five, has beautiful table manners and loves anything that's monogrammed}

{more fantastic gift ideas:}
* boyfriend
* fashionista friend
* best friend
* mother

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Blogger Julia said...

I want to coo and ooh over all of these beautiful items! How did you do it? They all need to go on my Christmas list now!

December 15, 2008  
Blogger debo said...

Wow, these are all incredibly fabulous and beautiful - thanks for sharing :)

December 15, 2008  
Anonymous Kate said...

I love love love the silver sugar caddies- I think theyll make a great gift for my mom this Christmas.

Also, for anyone that has heard of Gilt Groupe, they are an online sample sale company. They sometimes offer home items, such as bed linens, towels and various home goods. Might be worth checking out- the goods are seriously discounted.

Here is an invite if anyone is interested-


December 15, 2008  
Blogger ...love Maegan said...

such a gorgeous post.

December 15, 2008  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Who knew sugar could be so pretty? :)

December 15, 2008  
Blogger Velvet and Linen said...

Love those silver canisters.
I wonder if they can ship to the US before Christmas?
Of course, they are so beautiful, they will be worth the wait.


December 15, 2008  
Blogger LindsB said...

I want that chocolate so bad right now! These gifts would be amazing, love them all!

December 15, 2008  
Blogger nikole said...

oh, those sugar tablets!

December 15, 2008  
Anonymous Laura said...

Canisters. Must have! Must have!

Off to buy them for myself. Merry Christmas to me.


December 15, 2008  
Blogger Carrie said...

beautiful writing!

December 15, 2008  
Blogger Classic Style in City said...

I wish the silvee sugar caddies..

December 16, 2008  
Blogger stacy said...

Oh my, that sugar canister is beautiful!

December 16, 2008  
Blogger A Day That Is Dessert said...

I'd like one of each, please, Santa!

December 16, 2008  
Blogger Rhea said...

Your blog transports me to another world...

December 16, 2008  
Anonymous juliette c. said...

Absolute LOVE for the sugar tablets! so chic!

December 16, 2008  
Blogger Dallas Shaw said...

tried to by those stunning sugar tablets ( for myself ) and they are temporarily sold out! I'll have to check back.


December 16, 2008  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Loved reading this post! You found the most lovely gifts, I can think of people on my list who would love each of these! Those sugar tablets are just too cute!

December 16, 2008  
Blogger {this is glamorous} said...

Hello everyone! Hope you're well on this chilly Tuesday morning. As always, thanks for all the lovely comments about these gift ideas -- the silver caddies and pretty sugar tablets really caused a stir! So much so, that the tablets are temporarily sold out -- apologies to those of you to tried to purchase them.

Happy week,

December 16, 2008  
Blogger {michelle} said...

That sugar bowl is divine, it has that glamorous, well-kept antiquey look I love

December 16, 2008  
Blogger Dana said...

Those hand made sugar tablets are gorgeous!

December 16, 2008  
Blogger paula said...

i want it all. so beautiful.

December 16, 2008  
Anonymous Jiovanni said...

These are too beautiful to eat and the last one is just too pretty to bring out on the table. lol

December 16, 2008  
Blogger Bonbon Oiseau said...

hmmm..i sort of want all of it...especially the sugar and the stenciled tea towels please...! you always find the most gorgeous things in the world don't you?!

December 16, 2008  
Blogger shill said...

they are all so lovely, my eyes are having a feast :)

December 16, 2008  
Blogger la la Lovely said...

Love all of these options .. have always loved those pretty canisters!!!

December 17, 2008  
Blogger Hip Hostess said...

I'm in love with all of these items!!

December 18, 2008  

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