Bet You Never Thought of These
and clever gifts for the person who has everything.
O, The Oprah Magazine |
October 31, 2010
"These reading glasses come in 12 stylish frame colors and are chained to a weighted base, so you can keep them on a desk or kitchen counter in, well, plain sight."—Oprah
SEE-Home Desk Magnifier, originally $49 each, now 20 percent off with code OPRAH | Ameico.com
"Send in a photo of your pet, and this company will create a hand-drawn illustration of her, print it on a Belgian linen case and use it to cover a goose down pillow."—Oprah
Originally $395, now 20 percent off with code OPRAH | CharlesFradinHome.com
"Produced by the Pensato family in Italy, this set—which contains egg-and-Périgord-black-truffle pasta and a bottle of Périgord-infused extra-virgin olive oil—is a mouthwatering way to showcase the 'diamond of the earth.'"—Oprah
$40 | SandyButlerGroup.com
"Don't you just hate it when you're at a dinner party and the centerpiece is blocking your view? Well, these elegant, 24kt-gold-plated candlestick holders eliminate the problem—and they're O shaped to boot!"—Oprah
Originally $75 to $150 each, now 20 percent off with code OPRAH | LunaresHome.com
"Even Gayle—who claims not to like sausage—approves of this sublime
slow-cured salami. You get four types (including hot chorizo and
truffle) in one gift set—excellent for the carnivore in your life."—Oprah
$60 for 4 | Olli.com
Turkey duty is more glamorous with this stainless-steel fork-and-knife set, featuring charming handles made from elk antlers (they're shed naturally, so no harm done).
$138 | vagabondhouse.com
...a stainless steel basket! Here's a chic, rustproof place to dry hydrangeas, carry farmers' market finds, and haul produce from garden to house.
$205 | DWR.com
Gayle King was obsessed with this ingenious, conversation-starting gadget, which shaves paper-thin curls from rounds of firm cheese, like Edam (and blocks of chocolate, too).' '
$70 | boska.com/oprah
With clear drop-front doors and magnetic closures, these stackable, fabric-covered boxes are a pleasingly retro alternative to a perpetually cluttered shoe rack.
Firenze and Como, $15 each | ContainerStore.com
Who needs recipe cards when you have a drawerful of takeout menus? Store your favorites in this nifty binder, which even includes a tipping guide.
$20 | KnockKnockStuff.com
The design of this sculptural bowl was inspired by pieces of paper caught in a tornado.
$150 | momastore.org
"Get hold of a loved one's photo, then have it Warhol-ized. A big Pop Art portrait (times four) can create a customized wall of fame." — Oprah
$93 to $230 | AllPopArt.com
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