Home Beautiful’s 2023 Christmas gift guide

It's time to dive into the festive spirit with our Christmas gift guide to find goodies for everyone on your list.
Photography: Brigid Arnott / Styling: Lucy Gough

‘Tis the season for giving, and luckily our Home Beautiful Christmas gift guide is here just in time to inspire your festive shopping.

You’ll love our edit of fabulous gifts to buy for everyone on your list from bakers, coffee makers and book curators. It’s time to deck the halls and spread some holiday cheer!

Find something for everyone under the tree this year with the help of the Home Beautiful Christmas gift guide. (Photography: Kate Enno)

Our must-have Christmas gift shopping list


‘Hazel’ cocktail glasses in Amber, Country Road

$69.95/set of 2

Made for summer celebrations, these statement cocktail glasses are the perfect gift for the entertainer with delicate contours inspired by seashells for a dash of luxury.


‘Fruta’ napkin, Linen House

$49.99/set of 4

Summer style meets holiday cheer with this fruity napkin set, the ultimate gift for those who love a pop of colour! Printed on cotton with a bright checkerboard design, they truly are a festive feast for the eyes.


‘Bowman’ small cluster earrings in Worn Gold, Oroton

$149 (now $111.75)

Jewellery is a classic gift idea, and these earrings from Oroton are a dazzling addition to any collection with 18K gold plating and ultra vibrant colourways that blend classic and modern design.


‘Mima The Fairy’ swim vest in Lemon Lilac, SUNNYLiFE


A dip in the pool is essential this summer, and little ones will love the super cute designs of SUNNYLiFE, including this swim vest in a lemon-bright floral print.

Darren Palmer Happy Hour candle


‘Happy Hour’ candle by Darren Palmer


Burning for up to 50 hours of hand-poured eco goodness, Darren Palmer’s new candle range is designed to weave memories and mark new moments. The natural coconut soy wax is lit with a wood wick and encased in organic concrete lidded vessels, etched with cute names just begging to be collected. Kind to the environment right down to the packaging, the fragrances range from musk and moody to vibrant citrus and uplifting notes. We simply can’t choose our favourite!


‘Temple’ platter in Lemon, Dinosaur Designs


Family get-togethers can be tricky to cater during Christmas, but this platter by Dinosaur Designs is an entertainer’s dream for serving up snacks and canapes with its ample size and delightful colourways.


‘Rice Table’ by Su Scott


There’s something wonderful about soul-filling meals during Christmas, but ‘Rice Table’ by Su Scott takes Korean cooking one step further with heartfelt stories from Su’s life alongside 80 modern Korean recipes.


Carry on in Blush Pink, July

From $325

Practical gifts are sometimes the best, with this suitcase from July a sturdy companion. The carry on is designed to fit perfectly in plane cabins with an ejectable battery, polycarbonate shell and a TSA lock to make travel a breeze.


KSM195 stand mixer in Dried Rose, KitchenAid

$859 (now $668)

KitchenAid’s stand mixers are world-renowned and for good reason! With a durable tilt-head, ten mixing speeds and a range of accessories to whip up a meringue or knead dough, this stand mixer is a kitchen powerhouse.


Jasmine Pearls green tea, Fortnum & Mason


Have a tea connoisseur on your Christmas list? This high-grade Jasmine Pearl tea is from the Fujian Province in China with a delicate but aromatic floral taste for the perfect brew. Available in a miniature Classic World Tin, this enchanting tea is a must-have!


Areaware mini human trellis, Hardtofind


Summer is the season for tomatoes and green thumbs will love this decorative plant trellis inspired by Greek legends. The perfect size for both indoor and outdoor plants, this trellis gives plenty of support to young plants.


Impression dry gin, David Jones


This gin lives up to its namesake with fresh notes of Kakadu plum, calendula and a hint of finger lime for a bold but refreshing blend that’s best gifted to those who enjoy the finer things life. Serve with soda or tonic water to experience the full flavour.


‘Lismore Arcus’ martini glasses, Waterford

$499/set of 2 (now $399.20)

Classic and timeless, these crystal Waterford martini glasses showcase the signature Lismore design crafted in 1952, with this luxury Christmas gift sure to be the star of holiday gatherings.


‘Milos’ bath towel set in Sand, Aura Home

$199 (now $139)

There’s nothing better than super soft towels, especially these ones from Aura Home made from sustainable cotton in a reversible design that’s like a comforting hug. The set includes two bath and hand towels, plus a bath mat.


Hamptons Homes, Home Beautiful


There’s something about Hamptons homes that continues to inspire, and in Home Beautiful’s first-ever book, we take a deep dive into a collection of our favourite homes with plenty of photography and stories in this gorgeous keepsake.


‘George’ cocktail glasses in Forest Green, Country Road

$69.95/set of 2

Cocktail glasses don’t have to be boring, and these sculptural delights from Country Road are made to steal the spotlight with delicate glass swirls in cool shades of green.


‘Voyager’ weekender in Dark Treehouse, Oroton


For those who prefer a weekend adventure, a stylish but functional travel bag is a must and with luxurious leather, spacious compartments and brass touches, Oroton has all your travel needs covered.


The Botanist Gin x Vahy Christmas gift pack, Vahy


The dream gift for lovers of quality gin who love to let their hair down, this luxe limited edition gift pack creates a layered experience for the senses. Both elements are crafted with care – The Botanist gin (200ml) is evocative of shimmering seas, salty skin and endless summer, while the Vahy Isle of Blanc natural perfume has an overlapping fragrance profile with zesty notes of mint, lemon and ginger, and a base of amber, patchouli and cedarwood that endures beyond the realm of cocktails.


French flax linen napkins in Ivy Gingham, I Love Linen

$39.95/set of 4

These French flax linen napkins have a soft but textured elegance, with a classic gingham design just perfect for picnics and outdoor gatherings.


‘Calo’ robe in Faded Moss, County Road


‘Tis the season for rest and relaxation and this cotton bathrobe from Country Road blends snug comfort and breathability, featuring an amazing towel-like texture that’ll spoil your loved ones rotten!


Areaware ‘Dusen Dusen’ candles, Hardtofind

$54.95/set of 2

Candles make a thoughtful little gesture and with vibrant colours and eye-catching shapes, these Areaware candles infuse pure joy into any space.


‘Byron Bay’, Assouline


There’s nothing like getting back to nature, especially in Byron Bay where surf and creativity combine. With photography capturing the charming spirit of Byron Bay, the beach lovers in your life will adore this coffee table book.


Foam beach bats in Casa Vintage Black, SUNNYLiFE


Who doesn’t love a game of paddleball? These easy-grip bats are made for beach play, with lightweight and durable materials for those long days on the sand. Plus, the bats come with two balls and a carry case so you can take the fun wherever you go!

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