Are you done yet?
Neither are we!
So let's take a little stroll through some stores that know how to
Do. It. UP.
Pier 1 was first on the hit list.
Grab a cool rolling shopping basket and let's cause some mayhem!
This cutout runner was a stunner.
The mix of colors, textures, and all that embroidery had a holiday sheen
that beckoned me over.
Thom is freakishly strong though and steered me away with the kind of admonishment
generally reserved for a three year old playing with nitroglycerin.
Got a baker on the list?
How about these little china measuring spoons for $14.99?
Even my desserts would look good served on this.
The colloquialism "adorbs" was invented specifically for these teensy,
tiny little table scatter gifts in shimmery red and silver.
I can think of tons of things to use them for, from vase filler
to yard decorations for my porcelain village.
Or you could, you know...scatter them on the table.
A nutcracker just MADE for a shopping diva,
this glamor girl will brighten the fashionista mantle nicely.
If you'd rather stay vaguely traditional, how about a buy one, get two free
nutcracking totem machine?
Scary bearded guys with working jaws not your thing?
The snowmen are vertical these days too.
It turns out that my choice of theme for this year is wildly popular.
Pier 1 had a peacock section.
Don't worry...I'll be back for you!
There were enough baubles for the tree to drive me orna-mental.
The colors were dizzying.
Savannah was a little ball of
while we scampered through the aisles.
Not only did we find all things peacock, including a candle snuffer...
...bright, glittery clip ons...
...but bevvies of penguins adorning EVERYTHING...
...including this sweet little bracelet.
There were wonderful gifts for the wine aficionado in your life.
These fat little guys will personalize your glass and elicit a smile
that has nothing to do with the pinot grigio.
Bow tie and all, he's dressed for the soiree.
My favorite was this blown glass tree decorated with charms.
Bonus: you won't be scrambling through the drawers trying to find them
when company calls.
I can't even show you all the hand painted wine glasses.
We'd be here for HOURS.
I know these are easy enough to make,
but the finished product are like a cloudy tidal pool, and you won't
burn yourself on hot wax.
That's a whole lotta sea side shine.
that holds a tea light would be a great gift for an older teenor young adult.
You could give it to me.
the jewelry or the box.
Let's see, my freshwater pearl toursade would fit top right, and...
It's a sumptuous aviary!
They'll have a city ornament to keep those memories close.
Better yet, how about one signalling where you WANT to go?
ornament this year.
but what fun would that be?
Apple, cinnamon, and pine are our favorites this time of year.
This little pot of garnet gel would tuck nearly anywhere, with a bonus...
The paper underneath is removed to diffuse the fragrance.
but gourds and pine cones starting in September.
I like things that work over multiple seasons.
gold orbs with stylized plumage.
More than I would pay, but great inspiration.
or stockings with extra care.
would make you as well decorated as the rest of the house.
Add LED lights, and we have a winner!
Art glass on clearance is a spectacular gift.
will frame your look properly.
This set blurs the line a little.
"When pigs fly!!!"?
They have that covered.
The grapevine sleigh would be fabulous for kindling too.
...but it's time for these boots to stroll our purchases to the car.
We have several more places to hit, and the first day of Catmas is Wednesday!Meet us back here tomorrow for stocking stuffers $10 and under...
and then starting Wednesday, we'll start making some great little gifts that start under
Now get in the van.
We have candy and puppies.