Jewelry is a woman’s best friend, but after so many years of jewelry buying maybe it’s time for something the Mrs. can store all her lovely pieces in. Head over to West Elm for a wide array of jewelry boxes. Go plain with a mirrored or lacquer colored box, or opt for the beautiful agate boxes in swivels of yellows, blues and beiges. For the lady that likes to see her treasures at all times choose from the variety of glass boxes with gold lining. The cast metal iron jewelry tree will add a unique artistic touch to her vanity table.
West Elm: Jewelry Boxes starting from KD 8.5 Jewelry Tree: KD 11.9 – KD 35.
For something warmer, head over to the kitchen section and check out their owl tea and coffee sets. Go for the adorable white teapot, and matching teacup with a saucer. The tiny metallic espresso mug is bound to put a smile on any coffee lover’s face. Or keep warm for the winter with a hot chocolate in his and her mugs that can also double as soup cups.
West Elm: Owl Teapot KD 7.5, Owl Mug KD 2.9, Owl Espresso Mug KD 2.5, Owl Teacup KD 5.5.
You can also put together a package that is personal, and festive. The heart print mug will always remind her of you. Give it to her with your favorite moment together in a beautiful mirror frame. Add a bit of optimism with a collection of cutting-edge art statements in the book: You Are So Loved.
West Elm: Mirror Frame starting from KD 6.5, Book: You Are So Loved KD 8.
Home decor enthusiasts should head over to Williams-Sonoma and check out their hand-crafted round and temple shaped Red Ginger Jars. These gorgeous pieces are glazed the Chinese color of luck and fortune, and conveniently, the color of passion. The beautiful workmanship and design is the perfect accessory for any room.
Williams-Sonoma: Jars KD 79.
Love owls, but hot drinks aren’t your thing? Make it an unforgettable evening by lighting these metallic owl candles. The fun little owls will make that wonderful dinner you are planning truly special, and full of an amazing woodsy scent. The candlelight will definitely light up the night.
West Elm: Owl Candle KD 5.
For the couples that want to stay home, curled up on a couch, a beautiful throw is essential. If you get cold fast, go for the faux fur throw for a comfortable evening. For comfort in the winter and from the summer air conditioning try the basket or gilded cable versions.
West Elm: Basket Throw KD 29, Cable Throw KD 29, Faux Fur Throw KD 30.
What better way to get into the spirit of joy than a beautiful textured linen throw pillow? The Indian made pillow features a herringbone weave and contrasting border that are perfect for mixing and matching. To complete the homey look in your living room add a soft cashmere throw in red or in a mix of red and ivory.
Williams-Sonoma: Herringbone Pillow KD 5, Cashmere Throw KD 89.
The most important baking tool is a decent mixer. At Williams-Sonoma you can go beyond decent and get her (or him) the highly acclaimed Kitchen Aid mixer. The artisan mixer comes with three attachments for flat beating, dough kneading and whisking. Plus, with all the additional attachments for making ice cream, pasta or even your own minced meat, your gift list for the next few occasions is covered. To give this one a special pop, throw in a heart shaped baking pan and sprinkles. Perhaps you will end up with a delicious treat of your own.
Williams-Sonoma: Kitchen Aid Mixer Red KD 189, Heart Shaped Pan KD 9.
West Elm and Williams-Sonoma are located at Grand Avenue – The Avenues. West Elm can be reached by phone at 2228 3069. You can also find them online at www.westelm.me . To contact Williams Sonoma call 2228 3101 or visit www.williams-sonoma.me.