Thoughtful, stress-free gift giving

Thoughtful, stress-free gift giving

When in need of inspiration during gift-giving season, focusing on thoughtful presents that align with the personalities and interests of your intended recipients can be a surefire way to delight even the hard-to-buy-for friends and family on your list.

If you need a little extra help this holiday season, though, these ideas can help you hand out on-trend, versatile gifts.

Find more thoughtful gift ideas that can make your loved ones smile at

For the Home Decorator

Stickley collector edition console

Stickley Collector Edition console

Starting with beautiful American hardwoods, this graceful console is meticulously crafted in the U.S. and adorned with Nawal Motawi riverscape tiles. Its versatility makes it the perfect accent piece for any room. Surprise someone you love this holiday season with what is sure to be among his or her most memorable gifts.


Virginia Wayside Furniture

For the Antique Lover

Refurbished jelly cupboard

Refurbished jelly cupboard

A gift truly to be treasured. This jelly cupboard abounds with country charm. Rescued from an old barn in Ashland and lovingly restored, it will take pride of place in your kitchen. With three shelves and a drawer, it’s roomy enough to hold a wealth of pantry essentials.


Hickory Creek Antiques

For the Modern Host

Wine bottle tray topper


The perfect way to top off the holidays, this zinc wine bottle tray is just the right size for serving hors d'oeuvres and snacks - and a great way to put those empty bottles to good use. Wrap up one for a friend who enjoys entertaining at home or for that wine-loving coworker.


Relics to Rhinestones

For the Aspiring Musician

Rock music performance program

Rock music performance program

If there’s a stage-struck, budding rock star in your midst, School of Rock’s performance program will have him or her ready to perform in no time. Each student (age 8-18) will receive a private lesson as well as a group rehearsal each week, with the ultimate goal of having students rock an audience at a local music venue.

$305 per month

School of Rock

For the Home Chef

Olive oil gift baskets

Olive oil gift baskets

For the food-obsessed or health-conscious person on your gift list, these baskets filled with tasty, heath-enhancing olive oils make the ideal present. Don’t forget to tuck in a bottle of balsamic vinegar as the perfect complementary gift.


Olive Oil Taproom

For the Classic Entertainer

Banana nut bread loaf

Banana nut bread loaf

Any way you slice it, this luscious banana nut bread is sure to be a holiday hit. Give a fresh-from-the oven loaf as a gift, serve it up on Christmas morning or treat yourself to something special. It’s just one of the mouthwatering selections Prairie Grain is baking up for the season.

$6.50 each

Prairie Grain Bread Company

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