A traditional idea made modern with a fun color and unexpected material (plastic).To buy: $35, momastore.org.Featured November 2011
These earthy olive-wood boards are beautifully grained. Expand the gift with wine and cheese for bonus points.To buy: from $19, westelm.com.
For the trend-setting entertainer, a set of three porcelain platters adorned with mod patterns.To buy: $98, seltzerstudio.com.
Sometimes the best thank you comes after the party ends. Surprise the hostess with a fragrant flower arrangement delivered to her door.To buy: $59, katrinaparrisflowers.com.
A unique gift for the hostess who seems to have everything (even if she doesn’t indulge in absinthe).To buy: $18 each, jaysonhome.com.
A lighthearted adornment to a bookcase or home office, with lime-green sand for a pop of color.To buy: $22 (click on “mxy pixs”), mxyplyzyk.com.
These tiny playing cards are made from natural bone, which ages beautifully with time.To buy: $89, ballarddesigns.com.Get Daily Finds via e-mailSee all Daily Finds from this month