TRÈS ASHLEY GIFT GUIDE 2014

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It’s time to make your list and check it twice! ‘Tis the season to shop! Gift-giving is all about knowing the person you’re buying for…the kid or kid at heart.

December is the time to be inspired. Here’s hoping you find your perfect gifts…there’s something here for everyone. Wishing you the happiest holiday season, lots of inspiration…and happy shopping!!

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Gifts for the Kids

NUTCRACKER SUITE $74. Any little girl who loves the Nutcracker will adore these little dolls. My daughter carries her dolls around everywhere…especially now that her Nutcracker production has just ended.

PRINCESS AND THE PEA $130. Maileg has the most charming toys. This Princess and the Pea play set comes with a Royal Castle. Your little girl will spend hours of imaginative play…and the little pea is so sweet.

JULIA, CHILD $13.36 Julia and Simca are two young friends who agree that you can never use too much butter — and that it is best to be a child forever. Sharing a love of cooking and having no wish to turn into big, busy people who worry too much and dawdle too little, they decide to create a feast for growing and staying young. A playful, scrumptious celebration of the joy of eating.

KATE MOSS PAPER DOLL BOOK $13. This book includes two Kate Moss cutouts and a wardrobe to covet, this paper doll book will delight any girl who’s ever dreamed of being a real fashionista.

LIGHT UP BUILDING CONSTRUCTION SET $59.99 Creepy, crawly lighted bugs? My son loves to create with his light up bugs and makes the coolest creations.

PERSONALIZED PHOTO MOMORY $19.99 I gave this to my toddler niece last year who lives far away from us. She can learn her cousin’s faces that she doesn’t get to see that often.

SHADOW-SHOW THEATRE KIT $48. It’s so French! Toymaker, Moulin Roty, pays homage to an age-old Chinese tradition with this Shadow-Show Theatre Kit…it’s marvelous!

MODEL AIRPLANE $49.26 Every little boy needs to build and fly one of these with his Dad.

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Gifts for Everyone

FORTUNE TELLERS $16. These would be fun to have around when company comes over…a good time for everyone.

HAPPY HOUR COASTER SET $35. Get the party started with these glittery coasters from Kate Spade.

L.E.D LIGHT UP FLYING DISC $19.02 Most everyone loves to play games during the holidays. Why not take the games outside and fly the best frisbee ever!

DASH SLED $179. This is THE gift to give! All the cool kids and kids at heart will be flying down the hills on their snow day off from school.

TRAVEL THE WORLD CALENDAR $26. Everyone needs a calendar and this one is the cutest one I’ve ever seen!

TATTOOS $15. If I decided to get a tattoo, these are the kind that I’d want. These are the prettiest tattoos around and the best part is that they’re temporary.

PEPPERMINT PIG $19.95 This Victorian tradition started in Saratoga Springs, New York, back in the early 1880’s. A pig, symbolizes good health, happiness, and prosperity…it’s so much better made from hard peppermint candy. After a holiday supper, it was broken in a cloth bag and the pieces were shared by all in the hopes of good fortune for the coming year.

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Gifts for Mom, Sister, Best Friend…

HOW TO BE PARISIAN WHEREVER YOU ARE $25. Four French women give honest – and hilarious – insight into what it really means to be Parisian, from how to dress to how to host a dinner party. Full of witty advice on vintage shopping, love, dieting and family, this book is sure to pique the interest of any female Francophile.

HERMES TAROT CARDS $85. Hermes trick-taking card game for four players, dating back to the 10th century.  My sister would be all over this! How much fun would this be with a little wine and your girlfriends?

TO AUDREY WITH LOVE $130.03  This book has 150 fabulous fashion sketches by Hubert de Givenchy. It was created as a gift to his muse and marvellous friend, Audrey Hepburn.

FEED APRON $29. Give this apron to your girlfriends and provide fourteen meals in America. My love for FEED continues to grow!

SIGNATURE NECKLACE $195.  This would be such a sweet personal gift for that artsy friend who has a beautiful signature.

ROSES EVERY MONTH $149.99 Make her feel like it’s her birthday every month. Every girl will appreciate fresh flowers…they will think of you and thank you dearly.

YOGA Treat her to a new yoga outfit and some class cards to her favorite yoga studio. I think my Mom would enjoy yoga in the Salt Cave. You can check yogafinder to find a studio near you.

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Gifts for Dad, Brother, Best Friend…

SAW BOTTLE OPENER $12.50 A fun gift for the men in your life. This brass saw will add whimsy to his home bar.

AIRPLANE COCKTAIL SHAKER $100. Just the thing for your airplane fanatic.

GOPRO HERO $129.99 For the kid and kid at heart. This will appeal to all ages.

BAR CART $799. For your in home bartender…a 1930’s industrial trolley for a top notch cocktail bar.

HICKORY SMOKED COUNTRY BACON $30. What guy doesn’t LOVE bacon? Christmas morning with country bacon sounds amazing!!  Each order contains four thick-sliced one pound packs.

IPHONE HOLDER $34.95 This is sure to be his favorite cable. I know my husband will use this while he’s cooking.

WINE CLUB $29.99 He will love discovering new wines each month. It’s a score for you too!

May your days be merry and bright, and may all your Christmases be white.

Need more gift-giving inspiration? Check out gift guides from 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2010 if you need more inspiration. Wishing you a very Happy Christmas and HAPPY SHOPPING!! xx

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