After a long year, the holidays seem like a great time to relax at home and just enjoy being together. Why not lounge around in style? This year, we pulled together an array of smart and stylish gifts that will make anyone receiving them excited to come home every day. From games to home decor to delicious chocolates, this gift guide is all about ways to elevate the humble abode. Try hard to not keep them all to yourself!
Test your knowledge of the fab four with questions about their music, movies and lives in this first-ever authorized Beatles trivia board game. $28.75;
Don't let grubby pet accessories bring down the style of your home. Fido will look (and feel) fantastic chilling out on Molly Mutt's Scandinavian-inspired dog bed duvet. Prices start at $20.65;
Chic French retailer Jacadi has found a way to help kids equate saving money with fun. This cat bank chirps every time junior drops in a coin, which will be sure to elicit lots of laughs. $48;
Brighten up any kitchen with the Bean French press coffeemaker from Bodum. Available in eight bright colors, it has a patented new locking lid system that offers a heat seal and precision pouring spout. $29.95;
Described by the company as "Scrabble on speed," this fast-paced word game challenges your ability to think on your feet. Each player has a turn to create a word of three or more letters, but the opponent can snatch that word away if she
The organic shapes of these gorgeous bowls are given some edge with a coating of slick high-gloss resin. Prices start at $21.95;
For the friend who loves the finer things in life, Corzo, made from 100% blue agave tequila, will surely impress. The sleek bottle was created by world-renowned designer Fabien Baron. Prices start at $23.99; call 88-TEQUILA8 for infor
Bringing clean, midcentury modern sensibility to the table is never a bad idea. Anyone will be bowled over by this sleek salad set. $39.95;
Perfect for the friend who has it all, these whimsical wine stoppers will keep bottles fresh while adding some interest to the kitchen counter. $35; call 212-255-8625 for information.
Smarten up any surface in the house with these hip frames—alone or grouped together, they make a bold statement. Prices start at $19; call 212-255-8625 for information.
Encourage stepping away from the TV during the winter break to challenge the brain. With 400 puzzles in all, this Sudoku puzzle book set contains two difficulty levels of the game—the popularity of which has shot through the roof durin
Maybe, just maybe, the extremely realistic chocolate mint scent that emanates from this elegant candle will be enough to hold you back from gorging on too much of the real thing. Here's to hoping! $22.50;
Even the lingerie drawer deserves some love this holiday season. Henry Road's Lavender Love Satchels deliver a refreshing scent and a groovy pattern. $15 for three;
Everything is better in pairs. Case in point: This always-in-style plaid blanket in McLeod is designed by Jeffrey Banks and comes with a coordinating throw in black. $24.95;
Compact, cute and colorful, the iH17 speaker dock from iHome enhances any room in the house with its big sound and streamlined design. It charges and plays most docking iPod models. $49.99;
Let the kids bring out their inner Picasso on this chalk/dry-erase board easel, which happens to cost $10 less than it did last year. $14.99; f
Place a few of these Peppermint Crunch Cookies on a plate for Santa and there's no denying that he'll be back next year. $22.50,
Exclusive to the MoMA store, this simple elephant bookend is the perfect mix of whimsy and clean design. It will look great in any room, from the nursery to the living room, and can even be used as a doorstop. $30;
The Ninja Master Prep blends ice and food perfectly—sans help from a spatula. Two levels of extra-long blades (a.k.a. Ninja Technology) is the secret. $59.85;
Equally comfortable holding appetizers at a party or decorative accessories on an entryway table, this richly textured tray looks like it's been dipped in glossy lacquer. When it's paired with these festive goblets, whoever receives this
Give the gift of wanderlust—this flora jewelry box from Pottery Barn Teen looks like it came from an exotic Indian bazaar. $29; .
It's easy to look pulled together in the kitchen wearing one of these super-stylish and fun aprons from Smocks Design. How can you not smile while sporting this? $39.95;
Make Sunday mornings even more delicious with Spoon's buttermilk pancake mix. Crisp, buttery edges, a fluffy, dense center—what more can one want? $12;
Spoon's Vermont Blueberry Maple Syrup will bring pancakes to another level. Made from fresh blueberries and tree-tapped maple syrup, this delectable topping will add a perfect hint of texture and richness to an already amazing breakfast
You can feel good giving this delicious whole-bean coffee from Starbucks to a friend—$1 from each one-pound bag of coffee is donated to the Global Fund, where it will help provide treatment for children and adults living with HIV in Af
Teenagers will absolutely love Umbra's clever take on the Polaroid-like print. Nine frames are included in the box—break them up into several gifts, or give them all to one camera-happy recipient, who can collage her desk area with pho