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26 Hostess Gifts That Will Get You Invited Back

Extend your welcome with these adorable gifts.

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1. Turn agate slices into beautiful coasters with the help of some nail polish.

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And the host will show off your beautiful gift every time they chase people around the party to slip coasters under their glasses.

See the full tutorial here.

3. Citrus extract is perfect for the hardcore baker and homemaker.

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They already have every kitchen gizmo known to man, so going the homemade route is the one way to give them something unique.

Click here to learn how.

4. The other gifts your hostess receives will pale in comparison to an amazing floral arrangement.

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A floral arrangement is way more special when you do it yourself, and you can pick flowers based on your budget.

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6. Anyone who can appreciate life's little indulgences will be more than happy to receive this ice cream sundae kit.

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But don't be surprised if they don't break it out at the party. Some gifts are just too good to share.

See here to learn how.

7. Potted herbs make a great gift for any culinary mastermind.

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(Though if the only living thing in their house is a barely-alive cactus, then maybe this isn't for them.)

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9. Make clay trinket dishes for the girl who loves to accessorize.

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Because your pal with the huge collection of midi rings needs one in her bathroom, by her kitchen sink, and next to her bed.

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13. Candles are fantastic, but they are even better when they come in cute vintage tea cups.

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Good thing you can make these in large batches, because you'll want to keep a few for yourself.

For full instructions see here.

16. Any grill master would be delighted to receive a homemade spice rub.

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This mix is delicious on anything that hits the grill, so even your vegetarian friends can appreciate it!

See the full tutorial here.

21. 'Tis the season for trips to the beach and the farmers market, so this polka dot tote will come in handy.

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Whether they're toting beach towels or bunches of kale, they'll be doing so in style.

See the full tutorial here.

22. Cocktails anyone? This home made limoncello is beautiful and refreshing.

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And you don't even have to wrap it! Just pop a tag around the bottle neck and you're good to go.

Find the full recipe here.

25. Whip up these homemade marshmallows, and you'll be their favorite houseguest.

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Because summer parties are the perfect excuse to make s'mores on the grill or over a fire pit.

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26. Upgrade a pitcher by turning it into a homemade lemonade kit.

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Who knew something so simple could be so cute? You can keep this gift affordable by searching for pitchers at stores like TJ Maxx and Home Goods.

See full tutorial here.