The Easy and Elegant Holiday Gift Guide 2008

Yikes! Here it is the second week of December and Christmas is fast upon us. If you, like I am, are in need of inspiration when choosing that perfect gift for that hard-to-buy for person, then have we got a treat for you. I say “we” because some of the best, brightest and most discerning tastemakers out there have been kind enough to share with me their picks for elegant holiday gifting.

Without further ado, The Easy and Elegant Life Holiday Gift Guide. All with a little help from friends. Each image and the numbered list click through to give you the full story. Use your browser’s back button to bring you back here. Merry, merry, happy happy.

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17 Responses to The Easy and Elegant Holiday Gift Guide 2008

  1. pvedesign says:

    Oh what an easy and elegant list full of great ideas!
    thanks for gathering and including me in on the goodness.

  2. all the best says:

    Thank you for including my holiday wish!
    All the best,
    Ronda

  3. TBD says:

    E&E – what wonderful ideas! But, the descriptions for 18-20 were cut off and I’m dying of curiosity to know just what 18 is. Seedpods for planting? Chocolates in beautiful and unique packaging? Something else?

  4. LucyinStLou says:

    Thank you so much for putting this together and including me! These are all excellent gift ideas.

  5. TBD, 18 comes through fine on my system. Here are two links:

    http://easyandelegantlife.com/2008/12/09/the-gift-guide-kate-f_-girl-reporter/

    http://easyandelegantlife.com/2008/12/10/the-gift-guide-an-aesthetes-lament/

    Mrs. Pve and LuLou, it was my pleasure. thanks for doing all the hard work.

  6. Fairfax says:

    bummer… i am just getting error 404 messages. will try at home later. thanks for including moi!

  7. Dear E&E, Profuse thanks for including me in this gift guide outreach. It was great fun to participate—and I didn’t have to wrap a thing!

  8. Everything’s been working fine from this end once I re-booted. Thanks for all the hard work. And I did a link on my site to your post, called Easy and Elegant Giving

  9. E & E – a wonderful post – I do know how much time and energy went into it. Thanks for gathering all this wonderful inspiration together in one spot.

  10. Thanks Linda!

    Mrs. B., To borrow a fine observation from Aesthete, I didn’t have to wrap a thing. You all did the hard work. I marveled at each suggestion.

  11. Athenaeus says:

    E&E – Thank you so much for collecting a list of thoughtful and elegant gifts, and not least of all for including my suggestion. Happy Holidays!

  12. CSH says:

    I am honored to be in the company of such excellent taste makers. The best of holiday wishes to everyone.

  13. Kate F. says:

    Add me to the list of grateful participants! It’s great fun looking through all the ideas and I’m honored to be included in such a list of bloggers.

  14. Laguna Beach Trad says:

    Many thanks for including me.

  15. HOBAC says:

    From my house to yours, a big thank you for asking me to participate.

  16. Karena says:

    Wonderful selection of gifts from some of my best bloggging friends! Thank you!

  17. The architect says:

    I’ll take a bottle of hooch, thanks very much.

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