SEEN asked Birmingham resident and gifting expert Lindsay Schey, founder of thegiftinsider.com, to scour Metro Detroit and find the latest and greatest holiday gifts. See her top picks for gifts for the home!
By Lindsay Schey
Insider Tip: Add a little creativity to your hostess gifts or gifts for the home by pairing a few related items together. Make a DIY drink kit by pairing a decanter with a bottle of whiskey and all the ingredients you need to make a whiskey sour, or bring a set of wine rocks and a cute wine tote with your next bottle of vino.
The perfect addition to any modern home, the Corbé LAP VASE ($42) is multifaceted, geometric and handmade in Detroit. Found Objects, 168 S. Old Woodward Ave., Birmingham. 248–220-4999. shopfoundobjects.com.
This award-winning PRETTY RUGGED BLANKET ($300) is faux fur on one side with a waterproof and windproof fabric on the other — perfect to tote around for sporting events, boating, stargazing, glamping and beyond. Lori Karbal, 560 N. Old Woodward Ave., Birmingham. 248–258-1959. lorikarbal.com.
This vintage–inspired COFFEE DRIP WITH STONEWARE STAND ($65) gives off all the midcentury modern vibes and will give the recipient a reason to look forward to early mornings. Bird Bee, 1228 Griswold St., Detroit. 313–315-3070. birdbee.com.
Every bit as fabulous as they look, these Laura Park FAUX HIDE THROW PILLOWS ($168 each) will add instant personality to any space. Talulah Belle, 307 Main St., Rochester. 248–453-5054. talulahbelle.com.
Stock up on these on-trend yet affordable Paddywax GLOW CANDLES ($22-$40) for any last-minute gifting needs. Franklin Village Boutique, 32716 Franklin Road, Franklin. 248–851-0055. franklinvillageboutique.com.
The AVF CUBIC TREASURE BOX ($240) is a fun piece to display the most beloved treasures. Coasters sold separately. Lori Karbal, 560 N. Old Woodward Ave., Birmingham. 248–258-1959. lorikarbal.com
This cheeky BOOZE DECANTER ($54) is labeled in gold script and will be the perfect glitzy addition to their home bar. Ruby’s Balm, 6917 Orchard Lake Road, West Bloomfield. 248–626-7829.
About The Gift Insider:
Lindsay Schey is the founder and gift expert of TheGiftInsider.com, a gifting resource that helps users find hand-selected and creative gift ideas. Lindsay scours the web, boutiques and magazines to discover the most unique and creative gift finds along with thoughtful ways to give them. In addition to curating the site, Lindsay is regularly interviewed about her favorite gift picks on morning news shows across the country, is a gift trend contributor for various publications and has been mentioned on prominent outlets including E! News, Forbes and New York Magazine.