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40 Gifts That Are As Beautiful As They Are Useful

As if you needed an excuse to use this stuff.

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2. A copper string of lights to shed some ethereal light on most anything.

amazon.com

USB-powered string made of waterproof, bendable copper wire and LED lights.

Promising review: "These little copper lights are beautiful and bright at night. I used one strand in a decorative lantern and the other strand in an outdoor glass globe that I move indoors for the winter." —KLA

Get a 33-foot string from Amazon for $10.99+ (available in two lengths).

4. A glow-in-the-dark clock as a standout on any gallery wall.

6. A luxurious candle in a lovely vessel that'll rise from the ashes as a storage accessory once all the wonderfully scented wax is gone.

shop.nordstrom.com

TBH, Diptyque candles are sooo fragrant that you probably won't even need to light it for a while.

Get it from Nordstrom for $35 (also available in a holiday trio).

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12. A serving bowl and dip dish duo for jar queso and a bag of tortilla chips, because like Madge said in "Human Nature," I'm not sorry.

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18. A pair of bow earrings to help you hold on to your air pods!!!

21. A set of gold-handled utensils may help enforce that New Year's resolution you're totally going to make again about cooking more.

crateandbarrel.com

Made of dishwasher-safe stainless steel with brass plating. Includes serving spoon, slotted spoon, whisk, ladle, slotted turner, and turner.

Get them from Crate & Barrel for $49.95.

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24. A Tarte highlighting palette you'll want to casually leave laying out all the time for others to gaze upon.

28. A desktop calendar to *also* serve as an objet d'art.

31. A carry on cocktail kit *built* for your next ✈️ 'gram flat lay.

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All you need is the actual booze!

Get it from Amazon for $24 (available in Moscow Mule, Bloody Mary, Champagne Cocktail, Gin and Tonic, and Old Fashioned).

33. An activity baby chair you'll be sad to put away once your baby has outgrown it.

landofnod.com

Includes a removable tray with squeak, crinkle, mirror, and rattle features to help stimulate the baby's senses. Has a harness to keep baby in place.

Get it from Land of Nod for $129.

40. A stacked marble lamp with some real gravitas that can match all kinds of decor schemes. (I know.)

cb2.com

I own this lamp and am *obsessed* with it! Though it's heavy, it isn't top heavy, so it's been fine on this nightstand I use as a side table in my living room.

Get it from CB2 for $149.

Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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