Holiday Gift Guide

Bring on the holly jolly this season with thoughtful gifts for the host, home décor enthusiast or special someone on your list — including you!

(For more holiday gift suggestions, see 8 Books for Home and Garden Enthusiasts, 10 Gifts for Kids and Their Grownups and 11 Gifts for Pets and Their People.)

1 | Each piece in the spirited Christmas Doodles Collection by Willow Kemp for Spode features a hand-painted sketch brimming with whimsy and humor, perfect for lending that extra feel-good factor to the holiday season. The collection includes a series of mugs, tidbit plates and more (examples shown at right). From $17 to $50.

2 | Traditional yet fresh, the Nutcracker rectangular baking dish brings childlike joy to all ages. Each piece is hand-sponged in rich color and with robust detail. $194. Kate & Co. in Spring Lake, The Polished Plate in Haddonfield, The Table at Latona’s in Ridgewood or

3 | Juliska’s North Pole Small Tree Tray features a magical winter wonderland scene with a gleaming and snowy whitewash background and a sprinkling of iconic berries. Perfect for presenting appetizers, sides and homemade sugar cookies. $58. A. Home in Summit, Sickles Market in Little Silver or

4 | Aran Mastercraft Flutes are inspired by the rugged beauty and traditions of the Aran Islands. Handcrafted at the House of Waterford, the delicate fluted shape is designed to focus aromas and is decorated with bold, intersecting crystal cuts. Set of two, $380.

5 | Teak and resin are handcrafted together in Blue Pheasant’s Swirled Cake Stand, bringing a splash of color to any setting. Shown in Austin Dark Green, the cake stand is hand-dipped for one-of-a-kind results. 8 inches deep and 4 inches high for $132, 10 inches deep and 5 inches high for $172. The Saltwater House in Bay Head or

6 | This charming Profile Divided Tray from Lenox accommodates Profile Poppers for easy party decorating. The congratulatory “Cheers” popper reminds all to celebrate, smile and make the most of the moment! $89.95.

7 | This vintage-inspired gift set from Mud Pie comes with a festive Santa appetizer plate, wood spreader and plaid cotton hand towel. $29.50. Sunshine Daydream in Point Pleasant Beach or

8 | Mary Jurek’s Butterfly Cream & Sugar Set in stainless steel brings elegance to the table. The creamer pot blends modern and traditional styles with its fanciful critter handle, while an easy-to-grab butterfly lid adorns the perky sugar bowl. $160. Armadillo Ltd. in Avalon, Neiman Marcus in Paramus and Short Hills or

9 | Nutcracker Taper Candle Holders from Zodax are made of resin but designed to mimic wood, maintaining the charm of the traditional nutcracker in a clean, understated aesthetic. $34.50 to $42. Platypus Home in Shrewsbury or

10 | The classic ginger jar of Asia was the inspiration for the VIDA Rattan Basket with Lid from Beatriz Ball. With the detachable domed lid and open bottom, it can be the base for any dry floral decoration or, with the addition of a vase, an arrangement of fresh flowers. The jar also works as a handsome decoration by itself. $88. Armadillo Ltd. in Avalon, Le Papillon in Rumson, The Emporium at Manasquan or

11 | Inspired by Modernist sculpture and crafted in marble, the Odette Globe Bookends on cube-shaped plinths provide an elegant look when placed on a shelf or used as an object on a coffee table. Both pieces include a brass Aerin plate on the base. Set of two, $695.

12 | The whimsical Christmas Tree Serving Dish with spoon from Nambé easily serves olives, cocktail fixings or condiments. When not in use, the star-shaped spoon slides into the top of the tree for safekeeping. $125.

13 | Made in Italy from super-soft woven acrylic, the Italian Throw Blanket in Highland Camel Red from Mark & Graham will add warmth and style to your home this season or make a thoughtful gift for friends and family. The throw can be finished with a beautifully embroidered monogram. $79.

14 | Jonathan Adler’s Vice Gilded Peace Candle pairs the brand’s iconic Vice Canister with a delightfully suggestive scent. Each porcelain vessel is hand-painted then gilded with real gold and glazed to a glossy finish. Topped with a removable lid, the container lives on to stash your secrets after the candle is gone. $88.

15 | Create a nostalgic Christmas with Wedgwood’s collectible 2023 Snowglobe. Inside the glass globe, a festive scene plays out in front of a traditional townhouse, all hand-painted by Wedgwood’s skilled craftspeople. $150.

16 | Anna New York’s Lumino Gemstone Coasters — shown in Azure Agate/Pure Silver — are crafted from pure semiprecious agate forged in ancient lava streams. Each one is edged in pure silver, and no two are alike. Set of four, $175. Bloomingdale’s or Neiman Marcus locations or 

17 | Made in Peru of 100% baby alpaca wool, the Avery Throw from Serena & Lily is one of those simple luxuries that never disappoints—softer than cashmere, warmer than wool and brimming with cozy beauty. $428. Serena & Lily in Summit or 

18 | The eye-catching Puro 6-inch vase from Juliska features glass artistry in translucent and speckled splendor. Also available in clear, green and tortoiseshell. $84. Sickles Market in Little Silver, A. Home in Summit or

19 | From Beatriz Ball’s Thanni collection, the Bloom Large Bowl in polished metal with blue and silver surfaces features rippling petal-like movement, creating a superior serving piece that combines beauty, artistry and functionality in equal measure. $234. Armadillo Ltd. in Avalon, Le Papillon in Rumson, The Emporium at Manasquan or