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2019 CLJ Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for Homebodies

December 10, 2019

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Perhaps the easiest gift guide I’ve put together this year is this one–gifts for the homebody. Mostly because it’s based on what I would get someone just like me. Or what I would love to receive as a home-loving person who relates more to JOMO a lot more than FOMO and loves nothing more than a night in. Here’s what I would get that kind of person.

1. A bundle of birch logs that look so beautiful in an empty fireplace or on the front porch or leaned up against the credenza for texture and warmth. $19

2. My favorite budget frame that makes anything (everything!) look a little more high end with a small piece of my favorite art. $16

3. A wall mounted planter (love this for the kitchen) that’s perfect for adding some green to the walls. $47

4. The sweetest salt and pepper pinch bowls I’ve ever laid eyes on. $11

5. My favorite face masque for that magical night in. $38

6. The coziest sweat pants that they’ll lounge around all day in but can easily pass in the grocery store, too. $69

7. Warm, cozy, house shoes (check out more of my favorites, here!) $59

8. Enameled canisters to literally use anywhere. $60

9. The coziest throw to wrap up in for movie night. $98

10. The homebody uniform, duh. Homebody sweatshirt and my new fav, The Great Indoors. $40

11. A mini energy cleansing kit for their home because they’re probably into that. $28

12. A mini indoor concrete fire pit for roasting mallows tabletop all winter. $90

13. Architectural Digest at 100: A Century of Style that they’ll flip through for years to come and earmark all their favorite inspirations. $95

14. Linnea’s Lights Cashmere candle–Herbal patchouli, vanilla, lime and everything good in this one. $27

15. This rattan storage basket because they’re head over heels for the trend. $49

16. A gorgeous pair of scissors that will bring actual joy to the every day. $22

17. A Modern Christmas Memories book to start now and look back on for years and years because isn’t that what it’s all about? $26

18. The stool that looks good every where. EVERY WHERE! $78


Psst. More gifts for Homebodies here and the complete 2019 CLJ Gift Guide Here!

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  1. Another Julia says:

    Not sure if there is anything to be done about it, but about half the time I swipe up to the site from Instagram it brings me more than halfway down the page. Maybe it’s just me, but if not, I figured you should know. Also, this gift guide speaks to my heart.

  2. I just copied (almost) everything on your list to my google list for family. Thank you so much for your time and talent. I don’t know how you manage to do all that you do, but little ole me is so grateful. From my corner of the internet in California, thank you to you (and the design community) that helps us all live our best lives. The ordinary can be so beautiful. Grateful for you. All good things, Amy G

  3. As a homebody, I endorse these gifts! And want all of them. This is a fun idea for a gift guide :)

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