Top 15 gifts for the trendsetting homemaker in your life


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The holidays are all about family time, turning your kitchen into a cookie factory and — duh — presents. So what do you get for the people in your life who have everything? Surprise them with one of these gifts that are sure to keep their homes warm, relaxing and properly decorated. 


1. Gold-Dipped Playing Cards

They may never be royal, but your friends will feel that way with gold-dipped playing cards. For only $18, it's a bargain.

Price: $18


2. Lumen Oil Candle Shadow Projectors

Forget oil and water color paintings. These shadow projectors, made in Brooklyn, N.Y., cast a shadow from a tiny, stainless steel tree onto your wall. The flame flickers, which “rustles” the branches.

Price: $6 to $48


3. Bath Caddy

Soaking in a tub can only get more relaxing with this bath caddy, which can hold a book, candle and glass of wine.

Price: $49.95


4. Giant Snowflake Stainless-Steel Cookie Cutter Collection / Sanding Sugar

Cookies taste best in the shape of snowflakes — at least we think so. Dust them with sparkly sanding sugar. It's a winter wonderland right on your plate.

Price (cookie cutters): $9.95

Price (sugar): $7.95


5. Luxury Plush Throw

Baby, it’s cold outside. But it won’t feel that way with this throw from Restoration Hardware made of soft poly plush. It’s available in ivory, dune, silver sage, fog, garnet, graphite and chocolate.

Price: $59


6. Martha Stewart Cast Iron Skillets, in 48 State Shapes

While a “tad” pricey to give all 48 states, these innovative skillets fit into each other to create a map of the United States. Or just buy your mom her home state.

Price: $160 to $2,250


7. Ceramic Travel Coffee Cup

Bring J.Crew’s stylish sensibilities on the road — or in your kitchen — with this porcelain travel coffee cup.

Price: $16.50


8. Glass Globes – Glacier

These glass globes are pretty enough to display even if you’re not waiting for Santa. The colorful spheres come in different sizes and hues.

Price: $38


9. West Elm Snow Globes

These simple snow globes remind us of a simpler time before tablets, smartphones, fancy cappuccino makers and plasma TVs. Choose from a small owl, large owl, pine trees and a single tree.

Price: $19 to $25


10. Lékué Macaron Kit

If you haven’t fallen in love with macarons yet, well, where have you been? Add this macaron kit to your gift list. It includes a nonstick silicone mat, DecoMax Pen, six tips and a cap.

Price: $40


11. 2014 Animal Calendar

Calendars can be boring. But not if they’re in the shape of adorable animals ... that can stand on your desk ... staring at you all year long.

Price: $24.95


12. Pop-Up Cookbook Holder

For the chef in your life, get the OXO Good Grips Pop-Up Cookbook Holder, which keeps cookbooks upright and features a clear splatter screen.

Price: $24.99


13. Nano-Metallic Touchscreen Gloves

Using a smartphone with gloves can be a high-tech mess. These gloves use a nano-metallic conductive yarn that allows you to work with touchscreen devices.

Price: $29


14. Wine Crate Carpentry

You love wine. You love spices. You love repurposed materials. You love handmade kitchen products. So obviously you’ll love Wine Crate Carpentry, which makes spice racks and wine holders from recycled wooden wine crates.

Price varies based on product. Message Wine Crate Carpentry through Facebook or Twitter for more details or to place orders.


15. The iPad To Foosball Table Converter

Oh. Ma. Ga. Play foosball — on your iPad — with actual foosball handle rods. Simply download the game’s free app and dock your iPad in the foosball table, and you’ll be able to control your players with the table's eight dual axis rods.

Price: On sale for $79.95 from $99.95