It's the time of year for get togethers and gatherings filled with warm food and good friends. Don't show up empty handed. Here are a few hostess gifts you'll love to give...and receive. Everything on this list is made locally and available right here in Seattle.
Custom gloves for wine and champagne are now available from local leather and fur designer Carole McClellan. Available in multiple colors and materials these adorable accessories are the perfect way to dress up your next bottle of wine. Visit CaroleMcClellan.com.
Chocolate is always well received, especially when it's made right here in Seattle. Theo's is the first organic and fair trade chocolate factory in the country and their seasonal flavors like Gingerbread Spice and Coconut Mint are oh-so-good. Available locally at Fireworks Gift Gallery.
Screen printed right here in Seattle these cotton tea towels by Oliotto feature maps of the Emerald City. Great as a house warming gift or a souvenir for out of town friends. Feeling creative? Add a frame and the tea towel instantly becomes wall art. Available in Ballard at Venue.
Handcrafted in Seattle's Madrona neighborhood, glassybaby candle holders make a colorful hostess gift. When illuminated with a simple tea light candle these gorgeous vessels create a warm ambiance that is perfect for this time of year. For store locations or to shop online visit www.glassbaby.com