ecofabulous Holiday Gift Guide 2012: For the Home
Whether you’re giving to a party hostess or just a loved one with a great eye, gifts for the home are always a good idea — especially when they’re created with the planet in mind. Take a gander at some of our favorites in the ecofabulous Holiday Gift Guide 2012: For the Home. (And if you’re still on the hunt, check out our guides for Her, Him, and the Kids!)
For the Home
|At Your Service:
Design fanatics will covet these instantly-classic Porcelain and Walnut Bowls boasting a satin-smooth cerulean glaze and hand-turned solid walnut bases (from $189.00).
Fresh and functional, the organic cotton Spear Basket by Ferm Living will stylishly store everything from linens to magazines to toys ($80.00).
Make sure cold days get a dash of warm and snuggly by gifting this soft, Cradle to Cradle Certified Merino and lambswool throw from Pendelton ($88.00).
Inspire them to pause and reflect with the clean-lined, understated Hitch Mirror by Grain, a good-looking piece that’s responsibly made to last ($515.00).
Add a bursts of color with this Color Wheel Pillow complete with a kaleidoscope-like pattern of crewel-stitched wool from sustainable textiles company Coyuchi ($72.00).
Floral, grassy, and slightly feminine, the EkiMiko Candle is uber eco — from its certified natural vegetable wax, recycled glass, and plantable boxes to its quest to benefit the environmental foundation EkoMiko ($59.00).
Watch them bloom when they receive this mod Fair Trade Unicolor Vase crafted by designer Piet Hein Eek together with potters in Vietnam ($141.00).
|Plant One On:
This eco-chic Color-Blocked City Planter by Potted made a popular guest appearance at this year’s ecofabulous LivingHome at Dwell on Design (from $165.00).
|The Feathered Look:
They’ll see what all the birds are chirping about with this clear, textured Teardrop Recycled Glass Birdfeeder hanging outside the window ($68.00).
|In the Round:
Through the ages, olive wreaths (like this one from VivaTerra) have come to symbolize perfect form and endurance … a tribute any party hostess will appreciate (from $79.00).
This beautiful duvet cover will get even more gorgeous when your giftee finds out that it’s made by Raksha Bella Organic using 100% GOTS certified organic cotton and safe, low-impact dyes ($335.00).
|Raise a Glass:
Help everyone make a toast to a greener holiday season using timeless, stemless wine glasses made from recycled bottles ($35.00 for four).
Hand-woven from organic materials, the sculptural Birds Nest Hanging Lamp from Serena & Lily is a naturally stunning centerpiece for almost any room ($245.00).
|Wrap It Up:
An always welcome hostess gift (no matter what season)? Beyond-plush monogrammed towels, like these Organic Pleated Edge Towels from West Elm ($8.00).
|Oh, the Places You’ll Grow:
Their indoor plants will love Tina by Woolly Pocket, a soft-sided, modular (and super cute) container created from 100% recycled plastic bottles ($18.99).