Whether you’re decking your own halls or looking for something super gay to give a pal, we gotcha covered. Campy, kitschy, classy or suggestive, it’s all fair game with the Washington Blade holiday gift guide!
Stop in Miss Pixie’s (1626 14th St., N.W.) if you don’t have a particular item in mind because you never know what you could find.
Adorn the wall with a colorful painting of Endora (Agnes Moorehead) from “Bewitched”($500) or of former First Lady Jackie Kennedy ($500).
Add an item like a decorative chicken ($36) for some quirk or pick up a “Star Trek” commemorative plate ($20) for the Trekkie in your life.
Salt & Sundry (1625 14th St., N.W.) has plenty of candles to keep a home smelling like anyone’s favorite scent. For more conventional scents try a Haus Interior Candle ($34) which has scents such as Desert Haus (mesquite and cypress), Log Haus (fireside and tobacco) or Row Haus (bergamot and rosewood).
For smells a little more atypical, try the Boy Smells Candle Set ($45) which includes the scents Cedar Stack (cedar, labdanum, juniper berry, sawdust and white musk), Ash (firewood, smoke, charcoal, palo santo and hay) and Kush (cannabis, suede, white musk, tulip and amber).
Plants may not appear outside for a few more months but give the gift of an indoor plant from Flowers on Fourteenth (1712 14th St., N.W.). Choose a small pot succulent ($5.95), a large pot succulent ($9.95) or create your own speciality arrangement (prices vary).
Urban Dwell (1837 Columbia Rd., N.W.) holds plenty for the person who likes to show off their views in their home decor. Try giving “The Future is Equal” mug ($16) or a “Pussy Power” mug ($16).
For someone who loves to support local businesses, drop by Shop Made in D.C. (1330 19th St., N.W.). The store features plenty of items such as Godet Furniture’s, a local furniture brand, wine bottle and glass holder ($32).
Tabletop (1608 20th St., N.W.) transforms its home decor items for the holidays with plenty of holiday twists on everyday items. Fill the kitchen with cheer with Tag brand Santa Claus and Snowman salt and pepper shakers ($14) or Merry and Cherry serving dishes ($20).
Get ready to entertain for those holiday parties with a Tag brand Say Cheese board with cheese cutting utensils included ($46).
Mitchell Gold+Bob Williams (1524 14th St., N.W.) features luxury items that can be a part of the home for many holidays to come. Add some shine to any table with the Alabaster Tray ($545). Give that special pooch a comfy and stylish place to lay his head with a Dog Bed ($650).
Room and Board (1840 14th St., N.W.) has plenty of home items for every room of the house. The Horizon Large Plaid Throw ($179) is multi-functional for adding some flair to the bed or couch. It’s also soft enough to wrap up in on those chilly days.
Have a special place to hold your fondest memories with the Magnus Frame ($79). The frame comes in spalted sugarberry wood or walnut wood and in size 20w or 12w.
Revamp the kitchen with a small touch and add a Fordham Bread Board ($39) to the counter.
The Grommet offers one-of-a-kind items to brighten the holiday season. The Handmade Holiday Flat Candle ($11.95), hand-painted in Lithuania, has two wicks that burn evenly and self extinguish without smoke or dripping wax.
Add a personal touch to an ornament with the Birthstone Ornament ($20.95). The handblown glass ornament will feature the color of the recipient’s birth month.