Thank-You Gift Ideas
For the Gourmand
Wild Hibiscus Flowers in Syrup, $19
Spruce up a glass of Champagne (or any carbonated drink) by adding a pretty edible bud. With a faintly sweet flavor, it blooms right in the flute.
To buy: wildhibiscus.com.
For the Creative Type
Joerg Gaetjens Chalkboard Napkin Rings, $65 for four
You’ll get extra credit for giving this clever set of rings that double as place cards. After dinner she can wipe them using the included eraser and start the next party with a clean slate.
To buy: Unfortunately, this product is no longer available.
Publique Living Popmat Paper Place Mats, $26 for 10
The cute perforated designs on these recycled-paper place mats pop up to reveal a birdcage and a chair, a mailbox, or a tree. Write guests’ names on them or leave them blank.
To buy: publiqueliving.com.
For the Hedonist
Sea Bags Wine Bag, $39
Regifting is no longer taboo. Place your host’s favorite vintage in this tote, made from recycled sailcloth, and write her name and the date on the back. She can fill the bag with another bottle, then pass it on to the next recipient, who can do the same. Truly a gift that keeps on giving.
To buy: seabags.com.
agoodnightkiss Tub Tea, $18
A spot of tea can settle the nerves, but a tub of it can relax the whole body. These bath-soak pouches are available in six different blends, including lavender.
To buy: agoodnightkiss.com.
Avril Loreti Fortune Cocktail Napkins, $25 for four
Skip the cookie and go right to the fortune. Each cloth napkin has a different good-luck message.
To buy: avrilloreti.com.