To the stockings hung by the chimney with care, add sweet delights for those too nice to bear.
- Joy Deangdeelert Cho
Blooms flourish in every season on a botanical vase ($55) and votive holder ($25), available at Local Home + Gifts, 29 W. State St. in Media, 610-566-5661.
Charm and cleanliness come together in Pop Ink's soap, packaged in the prettiest of papers ($6 each, $20 for four). Available at P.A.D., 804 N. Second St., or
Washcloths disguise themselves as the tastiest of treats (small cupcake $7.50, large $10; cake roll $10; cakes $30-$36). Available at Chaise + Corbel, 244 Race St., 215-238-1915.
Alyssa Ettinger's Knitware Bowl ($65) is like a favorite sweater transformed into the perfect porcelain catch-all. Available at Kellijane, 1721 Spruce St., and
A Pillo ($26) like this is sure to bring a giggle or two. Available in a variety of funny shapes and sizes at AIA Bookstore & Design Center, 117 S. 17th St., 215-569-3188.
A true jewel
Decorative Gem Glass Bottles ($65) lend sparkle to the vanity table. Available at
Mozartkugel ($85) may look like the confection named for the famous composer, but it also produces music just like he did. Available at
One look at its goofy grin and this plush pal ($40) can quickly make anyone feel like a kid again. Available at