Friday, December 9, 2011

Guest Blogger Gift Picks: Donna from A Perfect Gray

Hello and happy Friday! Today's guest blogger is Donna from the beautiful blog, A Perfect Gray. Donna often features gorgeous vintage, rustic and french inspired interiors, furniture and accents, all centered around gray and neutral color palettes. If you haven't visited her blog, you must do so! You're in for a real treat. Today Donna is sharing her top 5 Christmas gift picks to help you continue checking off your shopping list. Enjoy and have a wonderful weekend. xoxo - Julie 
(P.S. - My husband and I are going to be in New York next week for a little bit of business and lots of pleasure! Any suggestions on "must see" places or great restaurants this time of year? I LOVE hearing your dear readers always come through with the best advice and suggestions :)

Thanks so much for having me, Julie. I'm thrilled to share a few of my Christmas gift picks for all those gals on your list!  Here are some great ideas for special gifts for a special friend..and the best part? They won't break your budget!

* Great Gifts for Girls *

Alchemy Candle holder from Greige

This beautiful candle holder would warm up any spot. It's metallic glow is perfect for the holidays and those long winter months.
Set of two/$36.00

Buckle Cuff from Kayce Hughes

I'm crazy for tortoise shell and the buckle on this cuff bracelet puts me over the top. With a crisp white shirt and jeans - this one's a gotta-have.
Buckle Cuff

Python Tray from Zhush

A little skin for Christmas? These trays add some stylish zest to any desk or dresser top.
Python Tray
11" x 17" (larger sizes available)

Calling Cards from Pixel Impress

Let's get personal! A gift of personalized calling cards can't be beat.
These double sided/two color Ikat cards are my favorite.
Set of 50 calling cards

Server Set from Furbish Studios

Have a friend who's always the gracious hostess? She'll love these unique servers made from hand-carved olive wood and inlaid bone.
Chevron Bone Salad Servers

Happy gift-giving, everyone! 


  1. many thanks for having me, julie. my best wishes to you and your family for a wonderful holiday and new year! donna

  2. Oooh I need that candle holder! Slightly askew and perfectly gilded...right up my alley! Great picks!

    Peace. Love. LOL!

  3. I love those candle holders! Beautiful!

  4. Donna,
    Great gift ideas and I see a few thing I would like for myself!! Happy Holidays! xoSissy

  5. Love the buckle cuff and candle holder!

  6. Donna, fun picks, especially the cuff, that is stunning. Merry Christmas,

  7. Thank you to Donna for including us in her picks!!


  8. Thanks so much for the shout out Donna! Love all your picks! (and Julie, as a NYer, David Burke Townhouse is terrific for dinner and Mario Batali's Babbo, Lupa and his fab shop Eataly, just off the top of my head...have a great trip~)

  9. Love the Alchemy votive holder .... the cuff is really cute too! Thanks for sharing these great finds! Happy Friday!

  10. All great picks. I especially covet the tortoise cuff!!
    Merry Christmas to you both!

  11. These are all lovely, the bracelet is perfect

  12. donna, thanks for including pixelimpress in your gift picks! i think i "need" those chevron servers. pam

  13. Great ideas! Thank you!

  14. How would a girl ever choose one? All beautiful choices!

  15. Donna great choices and I am thrilled that Julie had you post today! Love the cuff and serving set!

    The 12 Days of Holiday Giveaways!! The French Basketeer has a very special offering right now and there are more gifts open to enter!


    Art by Karena

  16. All gorgeous, but that cuff is especially fabulous!

  17. Great picks..those python trays and the cuff are wonderful!

  18. I really want that cuff!

  19. thanks for the new blog find! and that candle holder in the first image, with the golden insides is gorgeous! have a great weekend julie ;)

  20. I want it all...might as well print and put on my husbands pillow!

  21. I want the servers but they don't have any. Thanks for showing us

  22. Great finds Donna!

  23. OooOooo! The unique candle would look perfect on my future faux fireplace


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