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Carpenter Hill Gift Guides

Get Invited Back: The Host(ess) Gift


Spending a weekend at a friend's vacation home? Visiting family?  These impressive gifts will guarantee you're invited back.

Set of Copper Bowls

DESCRIPTION

These gorgeous copper bowls are sure to make a good impression! Inspired by a vintage set found at a old restaurant in Italy, they are small batch made in Connecticut. Made from heavy gauge copper, they feel solid in your hand and can be used as prep bowls, for gelato, soup, snacks, candy, nuts, etc. Available in a set of 2 or 4.

MADE IN

Fairfield, Connecticut

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Linen Tea Towels

DESCRIPTION

These natural Linen Tea Towels edged in your choice of 4 colors are as absorbent as they are lovely to look at! They can be used in the kitchen or as hand towels in your powder room.

MADE IN

Brunswick, Georgia

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Gooseneck Board

DESCRIPTION

This black walnut board makes a beautiful addition to any kitchen and will be enjoyed by your host for years to come. Made of several strips of interesting walnut, providing a subtle yet eye-catching contrast amongst the grains. The uniquely angled handle is rounded to fit warmly in your hand, and is perfect for anything from chopping veggies to serving hors d'oeuvres.

MADE IN

Brooklyn, New York

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The Shino Bowl

DESCRIPTION

The Shino Bowl is a great all around dish that works in every style home. When the firing is just right, this glaze ranges from icy white to peach to rusty orange all on one bowl. The artist digs native clay from local creek beds in the foothills of North Carolina. He mixes and dries it, hand throws each piece on his wheel, and fires them in a wood burning kiln.

MADE IN

Durham, North Carolina

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Cheers Cocktail Napkins

DESCRIPTION

These handsome cocktail napkins are perfect for a holiday party or cocktail hour! The kraft color napkins are made from high quality, 3-ply recycled paper. Each napkin is hand stamped to order with dye-free & waterproof black ink that does not smudge or come off. 50 napkins. 20+ available napkin designs.

MADE IN

Alhambra, California

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Whiskey Stirrers

DESCRIPTION

Break the ice with the unique gift of these Whiskey Stirrers. The stirrers won't change the whiskey, but unite it with charred wood creating a new experience for the drinker. Compare notes as you enjoy the comforting smell of a campfire lingering around your glass.

MADE IN

Lexington, South Carolina

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Mix & Match Dinner Napkins

DESCRIPTION

These Navy Windowpane Linen Dinner Napkins are edged in Silver Moss and sold individually so you can mix and match with the Navy Windowpane Napkins edged in eggplant or midnight blue. Each napkin is handmade in Boston and cut from found fabrics. The navy windowpane fabric is pre-washed 100% linen making them super soft and minimizing shrinkage. The 10.5" squares are perfect for everyday use, picnics, day trips, lunch boxes, etc.

MADE IN

Boston, Massachusetts

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Handmade Soap

DESCRIPTION

You can't go wrong with a gift of beautiful, artisanal soap! The Lemon Pine Soap has a fresh, awakening scent with a hint of mint. The Activated Bamboo Charcoal Soap is a handsome, deep cleaning soap with activated charcoal, which removes oil and impurities from your skin.

MADE IN

Tacoma, Washington

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Handwoven Tea Towels

DESCRIPTION

These gorgeous linen tea towels are a reminder of things well made. Each is handwoven on a floor loom and then stitched into a gorgeous towel suitable for a guest bath and sturdy enough for use in the kitchen. When woven, linen is a wonderfully durable fiber and has a lovely drape that becomes even more beautiful with use.

MADE IN

Asheville, North Carolina

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Handwoven Gift Bag

DESCRIPTION

Stock up on this holiday essential, and effortlessly wrap bottles of wine, champagne, spirits, olive oil, etc. for a thoughtful and elevated presentation. Each linen bag is handwoven on a floor loom and has a sewn-on wooden button and ribbon for tying.

MADE IN

Asheville, North Carolina

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Hand Poured Soy Candles

DESCRIPTION

The masterfully paired scents of these hand poured soy candles make them great gifts. Each 8oz candle is hand poured in small batches and made of 100% natural soy wax. Burn time approximately 55-65 hours.

MADE IN

Denver, Colorado

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Aspen Glaze Carafe

DESCRIPTION

The Aspen Glaze Carafe made from oven safe stoneware would make a fantastic addition to any kitchen! It's versatility is endless- great for wine, sangria, pour over coffee, iced tea, ice water, as a vase... the list goes on. And you can put it in the microwave and dishwasher, making it perfect for everyday use.

MADE IN

Corales, New Mexico

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The Durham Mug

DESCRIPTION

Whether you give a set or single mug, these mugs will be endlessly adored and enjoyed! The artist digs native clay from local creek beds in the foothills of North Carolina. He mixes and dries it, hand throws each piece on his wheel, and fires them in a wood burning kiln.

MADE IN

Durham, North Carolina

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Navy + Gold Dinner Napkins

DESCRIPTION

We love these gorgeous navy blue, 100% linen dinner napkins edged in a wide gold trim. Elegant for holiday dinners and parties year-round, and makes a great gift. These are the napkins you will look forward to bringing out for special dinners. They come in a set of four in the large 18" dinner napkins finished with a thick, gold edge.

MADE IN

Brunswick, Georgia

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