Gift Guide: For the Hostess!

For the hostess with the mostest! I like to think Martha herself would approve!



best hostess gifts 2017 | anthropologie cheese knives

best hostess gifts 2017 | soho house eat drink nap book

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  1. michelle says 11.15.17

    Hi Grace,
    It’s really hard/impossible to read this in a blog reader. The font is super tiny. Is there anything that can be done to fix that? Thanks!

    • grace at the stripe says 11.15.17

      Hi Michelle,
      I’m really sorry to hear that! I will chat with my developers.
      Is it that much work to click over to the actual blog from your reader? I only ask as we have spent countless hours and energy perfecting this template to make it extra special!

    • grace at the stripe says 11.15.17

      Also – can I ask which reader you are using? Is it something like Feedly or Bloglovin?

      • michelle says 11.15.17

        Hi Grace,
        I am using Feedly. It’s not a lot of work to click over, I just prefer to use the reader for blogs as the text is usually more readable that way.

        • grace at the stripe says 11.15.17

          Okay, thanks for letting me know! These were built to accommodate a wider single page column so in Feedly they will shrink down. I’m sorry that it’s harder to read! I hope you’ll still click through to the blog to read… in the meantime, this format only applies to my gift guides, not the rest of my content.

  2. The destress set is such a cute idea. Lots of cute little tidbits! ❤

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  3. Alex says 11.15.17

    You’re inspiring me to throw a party just so someone can bring me some of these things 😉 hint hint guests: copper wine mugs and the cheese knives from Anthro!
    Everything is gorgeous – what a lovely gift guide, thank you Grace!

    • grace at the stripe says 11.15.17

      AHHH! Thank you! The knives are just the best – probably my favorite thing in the guide.

  4. Victoria says 11.15.17

    It’s such a simple thing, but I really love your idea of gifting a beautiful bottle opener along with a 6-pack or nice bottle of wine. Last year, I gave Joe a new bottle opener as a stocking stuffer — it was a really heavy, sculptural looking one that looks pretty when we leave it out on the counter. Anyway, I didn’t think much of it at the time, but it’s amazing how much having a small, beautifully designed thing like that can make you happy when you’re using it throughout the week! Like, a million times better than opening bottles with whatever free, cheap opener we were using from our college days.

    Also – this gift guide came out so beautifully! LOVE it.

    • grace at the stripe says 11.15.17

      Thank you Victoria! I totally agree. It’s those little touches, everyday items that feel a little more luxurious that for me, make a great gift!

  5. Cory says 11.15.17

    I can’t wait to see the rest of your gift guides. This one is beautiful! I am adding those cheese knives to my Christmas list right now. 🙂

    • grace at the stripe says 11.15.17

      Aw thank you Cory!!! They are a lot of work (and also my favorite to put together) so I’m so glad you enjoy them. And those knives are the BEST!!!