Your hosts have gone to a great deal of trouble to put on a party, and since they’ve invited you, the least you can do is show them some appreciation. That’s why a great guest always brings the host a gift. But, what kind of gift should you bring?
Here are some great suggestions:
- Wine Hamper
Almost everyone loves good wine, making it a lovely, classic gift to bring to a party. You can take it to the next level by bringing a wine hamper with a selection of your friend’s favorite wines.
As with any gift, your wine hamper will have even more magic when wrapped in a beautiful basket or a lovely box. The anticipation is always much higher when a gift is wrapped inside beautiful packaging.
Flowers make a wonderful gift. They’re beautiful, fragrant, and add a touch of color and sophistication to any space. They will certainly bring a smile to your host’s face.
If you’re going to bring flowers, it’s recommended to select flowers that are already arranged in a vase or choose a potted plant such as an orchid. These last much longer and make for a lovely gift that your host can use as part of their home décor. Another great option for a long-lasting floral scent is to get the host an aromatherapy diffuser and some essential oils.
Whatever you do, don’t bring flowers that have to be arranged as this may end up being an inconvenience for the hosts.
- Cheese Board and Knife Set
It’s common for hosts to serve little snacks and hors d’oeuvres before a meal to get the dinner party started. So, a cheese board and knife will definitely get some use. It’s a functional gift they’ll appreciate for years to come.
- Dog Treats
If the hosts have a furry friend, pick up a couple of gourmet dog treat packets and a cookie jar. Fill it up with their special doggie biscuits and the pup and its owner will love you forever. Though this gift idea may sound odd, you must remember that dog lovers are mad about their fur babies, so this thoughtful gesture will definitely be appreciated.
What could be better than a beautiful set of mugs? If your party host loves coffee, bring them a gourmet coffee kit with a mug, high-quality coffee, a canister, and a scoop. Put it all into a uniquely designed basket, and you’ll have a lovely gift that is way more fun than a simple mug.
Honorable Mention: Coasters
Coasters are always handy when you have guests over, so it’s not only a beautiful adornment to your host’s table but a functional and helpful gift for when they’re having guests over.
Indeed, this is one gift that may get used straight away as your hosts will be serving and welcoming guests on the day. You can go for glass, plastic, or wood in any design that you know the hosts will love and cherish.
As with any gift you give, it’s the thought that counts here. Use the ideas above as inspiration, but at the end of the day, go for something you know your host will love, enjoy, and use. Different people have different tastes and interests, so make sure that this is something the hosts will enjoy based on their lifestyle and interests. If you’re still in doubt, food and wine are almost always winners!