If you’re making the holiday party rounds, don’t show up empty-handed. Here are some great hostess gifts that won’t break the bank. They’re all $15 or less, and are organized by neighborhood, item, store and price. All you have to do is purchase, wrap and bring it to the party!
These colorful fish-themed dishes work for everything from soap to cheese. Available at Scout on Market for $9 (small), $10 (medium) and $15 (large).
Homemade in Louisville, these organic scented soaps are the perfect hostess gift. They come with an ornament, too. Available at Revelry Boutique Gallery for $4 to $7.
These Kentucky-made ornaments are the perfect gift for your local Louisvillians. Find them at Gifthorse for $10 each.
Who wouldn’t want one of these fun glasses for that perfect holiday cocktail? They’ll be a hit for the hostess who loves to party. Available at Work the Metal for $9 each.
Bourbon-themed bath products
Moss Hill has the perfect gift package of Bourbon shower gel, lip gloss and body wash for $15.
Mini bourbon trial set
Another great gift for the bourbon-loving hostess? This sampling of Bourbon Barrel Foods’ smoked spices and sugar for $15. Available in-store or on their website.
Cellar Door Chocolates has the perfect treat for any hostess with a sweet tooth. The sentiment of these cookie-cutter chocolates lasts far beyond the taste. Find them at Cellar Door Chocolates in the Butchertown Market for $7.
Bird bottle openers
Give the hostess a hand with those pesky caps on favorite holiday brews. These bird bottle openers are available at cale & cole for $14.
These tea towels are ideal for any hostess with a sense of humor and a touch of class. Find them at Something Blue for $12 each.
These tiny boxes make the sweetest hostess gift. With fun imagery like horseshoes and hearts, they’re fun trinket holders for around any Kentucky home. They are available at Clay & Cotton in Norton Commons for $12.
This silver fleur de lis napkin holder is perfect for holding your special holiday cocktail napkins or those you use every day. This is available at Chick A D’s for $14.
A nice holiday ornament is always a good, safe buy. These metallic pinecones are large and sturdy, and would look great on any tree or in an accent bowl, as displayed here. Available at Robin’s Nest Interiors for $15 each.
This nifty gift is a two-for-one. First, you get the embroidered tea towel with the initial on it. An added gift is the ornament with the same initial for your tree. All of this for only $13 at Two Chicks and Co.
This individual-sized boxwood wreath makes an ideal hostess gift. Available at Colonial Designs for $14.
These stitched coasters at Dandelion have many different designs. Choose all the same, or mix and match, for $9 each.
This bottle opener is more like art than a item for your bar. Order one online for $14 at Lee W. Robinson’s online boutique, where he has carefully curated his own catalog of gifts and decor.
Bring your guests a bottle of wine or a bag full of chocolate in these cute burlap stockings. Sold at Urban Farmhouse Market for $14.
Take a roadie in style. These Bev To Go wine to-go cups are sold at Monkee’s of Louisville for $14 each.
These decorative vases are super cute and are a fantastic hostess gift. Fill them with a few fresh flowers, and it’s an instant pick-me-up for any hall table or kitchen sill. Find these at Merridian for $15 each.
DIGS Home and Garden has copious amounts of beautiful Christmas ornaments. This feathered bird, for example, can be found for $8, and is both elegant and affordable.
More tea towels
These tea towels from Dolfinger’s are an attractive holiday hostess gift that can be used every Christmas. They are $12.
These tiny bird dishes from Cartwheels are perfect for holding loose change or small jewelry. Find them at Cartwheels for $5 (small) and $8 (large).
These glitter ornaments come in several different forms and are perfect to deck out a hostess’ tree. They are available at Fleur de Lis for $8 each.
These potholders at Anthropologie will look cute on their own or with a batch of fresh-baked Christmas cookies. Find them at Anthropologie for $14 each.
These wooden salad servers are both beautiful and practical. Held together with a leather tie, they can be found at Home Inspired in Westport Village for $12.
Itty Bitty Gardens at The Secret Garden let you mix and match a variety of smaller plants to create your own custom garden. At $2.49 each, you can create a lovely pint-size starter for any gracious hostess.
This is just one group of many gifts that we have found for you. Our Gifts Under $50 is coming soon, so get ready. Until then, follow us on Instagram, where we post a find a day. Follow us at http://instagram.com/styleblueprintlville.
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