Long summer days and warm summer nights mean plenty of get-togethers with family and friends. From clambakes and barbecues to graduations and weddings, summer is the prime hour for entertaining. Chances are that you’ll be a guest at more than one summer event, so you will need to have a stash of gifts at the ready for any event you’re already invited to as well as those unexpected invitations.
Whether you’re invited to a birthday party, cocktail party, housewarming, or cookout, these little nautical wine glass charms are a welcome gift. These are also great as an engagement gift when paired with a set of wine glasses, a bottle of the couple’s favorite wine, or a pair of tickets to a wine tasting at a local winery.
Cheese knives are a great gift for the foodie on your list or for anyone who enjoys a picnic. Engraving makes every gift personal - you can add initials, a monogram, or a special date. These would be an especially nice gift tucked into an adorable picnic basket, presented with a book about cheeses, or paired with a bottle of favorite wine.
This starfish print makes a wonderful housewarming gift for anyone who’s just moved into a new home by the water or for a host/hostess who loves the beach. This gold aloha print would be perfect in any foyer or entryway. What a sweet housewarming gift it would be when presented along with a bouquet of flowers! Finally, a one-of-a-kind engagement or wedding gift for a beach-loving couple (or couple who met at the beach) would be this colorful and quaint piece of word art that simply states, “The Ocean Is My Home”. Simply order the print, then mat and frame and this neutral print can find a home in any abode.
Another easy gift to present at any kind of summer bash are these nautical-themed throw pillows. The neutral palette corresponds well with interior decor from the living room to the bedroom to the screened-in porch, and how cute would these be in a guest room at a beach house or lake house? If you’re visiting a friend’s home near the water, the throw pillows will be a charming hostess gift. A set of these would also make an appropriate and usable engagement or wedding gift for a couple that loves the water, SCUBA, kayaking, or any and all things beach!
It always seems that whenever you need a coaster, there aren’t any around. A stylish and smart solution to that problem includes the gift of these great coasters are the perfect hostess or housewarming gift since they’re made with slate on top but cork on the bottom - no scratches on the table!
Make sure all of your party guests know which cheese or food is what with reusable slate markers and labels. This set of cheese markers will let everybody know which cheese they’re about to devour. This set includes four all-natural slate chalkboard cheese and food markers, along with two pieces of soapstone chalk, which are wrapped in a small burlap sack. The markers are sturdy enough to withstand wear and tear, yet light enough to easily stand up straight when inserted into food.