Best Holiday Hostess Gifts Under $50

Never one to show up to a party empty-handed, you’ll want to present your gracious hostess with a gift that shows your appreciation for the invitation.

Chances are, you’ll be looking for easy and affordable hostess gifts that only look expensive. Hey, we get it. We know just how tight money and time can be around the holiday season, so if you’re looking for a way to say thanks without blowing your budget, you’ve come to the right place!

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    Hostess gifts under 50 dollars -2013

    Give a gift that's big on heart and small on price with the best holiday hostess gifts under $50!

  • Spice Jars With Spoons 2 of 17
    Colorful, contemporary, and fun, this set of three dipped glaze spice jars in teal, fig, and green are a delightfully useful gift. Made of stoneware, these spice jars are just the right size to house favorite seasonings and condiments.

    Available from World Market; $14.97

  • Cheese Board 3 of 17
    Cheese Board - T.J.Maxx

    We love the idea of giving a gift that can be used in full party swing, which is why this cheese board serves as the perfect addition to any appetizer station.

    Available from T.J. Maxx; $12.99. Visit for store locations.

  • Make A Wish Bottle Opener 4 of 17

    How clever and appropriate is this gold wishbone bottle opener as a thank you to your Thanksgiving hostess? Stylishly novel and ever so useful, this delightful gift will be used time and time again.

    Available from Anthropologie; $14

  • Frosted Wine Glasses 5 of 17
    Frosted Wine Glasses - T.J.Maxx

    Toast your hostess with the mostess with these frosted wine glasses designed to bring regal elegance to her joyous gathering.

    Available from T.J. Maxx; $4.99. Visit for store locations.

  • Cast Iron Teapot Set 6 of 17
    Give your hostess a gift of serenity that comes from a hot cup of tea expertly crafted from this this classic teapot set. Readily packaged in a gift box for ease of giving, this cast iron teapot set comes with a stainless steel mesh infuser, two cast iron tea cups, wooden trivet and 25 grams of green jasmine tea.
    Available from World Market; $29.99
  • Assorted Barware 7 of 17
    Assorted Barware - Marshalls

    When it comes to saying thank you in true party style, assorted barware is where it's at. And since barware this attractive is sure to get plenty of use, guests are guaranteed to have a "spirited" good time!

    Available from Marshalls; $7.99 - $29.99. Visit for store locations.

  • Succulent Garden 8 of 17

    Handsome and easy to care for, this skillfully designed succulent garden nested in a handcrafted cement planter is sure to add distinct texture and earthy design to your hostess' home.

    Available from Uncovet; $45

  • Olive Oil & Balsamic Vinegar Set 9 of 17

    Give the gift of good taste with Williams-Sonoma's House Olive Oil (unfiltered and certified by the California Olive Oil Council) and Balsamic Vinegar (barrel-aged for 25 years). Perfect for dipping, cooking, dressings, and more, this delicious gift might just inspire your hostess to throw another party!

    Available from Williams-Sonoma; $49.95

  • Decorative Soaps 10 of 17
    Decorative Soaps - T.J.Maxx

    Allow your hostess to break out the "good soap" for her guests! This beautifully wrapped decorative soap gift comes with three boutique soaps, each with its own distinct frangrance.

    Available from T.J. Maxx; $14.99. Visit for store locations.

  • Personalized Beaded Glass Bottle Topper 11 of 17

    Personalized gifts are a special way to show gratitude and this stunning leaded crystal bottle stopper adds sophistication and style to any spirit.

    Available from Pottery Barn; $19.50

  • Festive Martini Glasses 12 of 17
    Festive Martini Glasses - T.J.Maxx

    Because nothing says "party" quite like bold stemware, these festive martini glasses will allow you to gift your hostess in true celebratory style.

    Available from T.J. Maxx; $4.99. Visit for store locations.

  • Chalkboard Jars 13 of 17
    If you're looking to give a gift that's certain to get plenty of use, these chalkboard jars are guaranteed to do just that. In gallon and half-gallon sizes, these glass canisters provide a charming storage solution for kitchen treats, crayons, office supplies and more while the chalkboard label allows easy personalization.
    Available from Pier 1 Imports; $10-$14/ea.
  • Cocktail Shaker With Recipes 14 of 17
    Green Cocktail Shaker with Recipes - Marshalls

    Shake more than just your booty - shake a cocktail with this smart cocktail shaker with engraved drink recipes! Now every party guest can become a master mixologist!

    Available from Marshalls; $9.99. Visit for store locations.

  • Lollia Candles 15 of 17

    Rich, decadent candles are a luxury many of us enjoy but rarely purchase for ourselves. Give the gift of ambience and fragrance to your hardworking hostess with Lollia candles, artfully designed and available in a variety of rich fragrances.

    Available from Red Envelope; $39.95

  • Wood Serving Trays 16 of 17
    Wood Serving Trays - Marshalls (1)

    These wooden serving trays with natural engrained design are uniquely stunning gifts your hostess will use again and again.

    Available from Marshalls; small $6.99/large $34.99. Visit for store locations.

  • Hand Painted Bowl 17 of 17
    Hand Painted Bowl - Marshalls

    This hand painted bowl, perfect for serving or display is a gift that's certain to become an instant house favorite.

    Available from Marshalls; $12.99. Visit for store locations.

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