24 Hostess Gifts You Should Be Buying at Costco
If you've never been to Costco, you probably only know it as a bulk-food mecca. While it's the perfect place to pick up all of the organic food, cereal, cooking spray, and snack items you can eat, frequent Costco shoppers know that it's also a great place to score amazing gifts at low prices. With the holiday season just around the corner, Costco is your go-to for hostess gifts! From home decor items to gift baskets, gift cards, kitchenware, and way, way beyond, the only challenge you'll face is not keeping the gift for yourself.
Flowers are the quintessential hostess gift, and you won't have to spend a fortune on a nice bouquet from Costco. This wildflower bouquet is just $40, vase included.
You'd have to try pretty hard to find a hostess who won't appreciate a good throw blanket, like this heavenly velvet plush blanket (starting at $90).
Decorative accents from Costco are a steal, and these Himalayan candleholders are no exception. At $30 for a set of four, they're sure to keep your hostess's home cozy through the Winter months.
If you've been tasked with bringing a dessert and don't have time to whip up your own, take a decadent dessert like this lemon tart for just $45 that your hostess is sure to appreciate.
Your hostess will love nibbling on this gorgeous assortment of truffle cake pops long after her guests have left. Truffles can be expensive, so the $43 price tag is very reasonable.
Buying your hostess an ice cream maker might seem a bit over the top, but at $30, it really isn't. This same model runs up to $70 at other stores.
You don't have to shell out hundreds of dollars on a gorgeous gift! At $50, this decorative crystal vase only looks expensive.
Your hostess worked hard to put on a lovely dinner or party, and she deserves some relaxation! Gift her with a gift card for spa treatments, like this $200 gift card for only $150.
If your hostess has a green thumb, plants make a great gift! Try this small gardenia bonsai tree for just $35.
Everyone needs a good cheese board, and this $60 bamboo and slate cheese board even comes with a delightful assortment of cheese, cured meat, dried fruit, and nuts.
This wine opener and preserver set runs up to $72 elsewhere, or you can get it from Costco for $40.
Flameless candles are a great alternative when you want the ambiance of candles without the potential fire hazards. Pick up this five-pack of LED candles for $20 at Costco and save yourself as much as $30!
At-Home Spa Essentials
Every hostess needs some relaxation and downtime. This $100 at-home spa set mimics the benefits of acupuncture and massage with a mat and pillow set and aromatherapy spray for the ultimate at-home spa experience.
For coffee-lovers, buying flavored coffee is always better when it's in bulk. Your hostess will love you for this 128-pack of caramel-flavored Starbucks coffee. For $80, that's less than 70 cents a cup!
Gorgeous bar and drink sets are perfect for alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages alike, and this five-piece glassware set is a bargain at $30.
Luxury towels make a great gift, but they can come with a high price tag. These Turkish towels are just $49 for two, and you can pretty much guarantee your hostess won't have any of these lying around.
These lovely serving dishes look like they came from your favorite home decor store, and at $50, your hostess will never know the difference.
A similar porcelain serving bowl set costs $40 on Amazon. Why not save a little green? Plus, these $15 Costco serving bowls have a gorgeous pattern on the outside.
Stainless Steel French Press
At $50, this stainless steel french press is shockingly affordable. It has a beautiful finish and the body is insulated so your hostess's coffee will stay warmer longer.
For the movie-lover, this is the perfect gift! This $30 artisanal popcorn gift basket is great for a night in.
Air-tight storage containers don't have to be ugly — and at $48, they don't have to be expensive either. These bamboo storage containers are perfect if your hostess is a baker or tea collector.
Flower bulbs can cost a fortune if you're an avid gardener, and every gardener loves some spring bulbs. Treat your hostess to a colorful collection of 200 tulip bulbs in her favorite colors for $55 from Costco.
Fifteen full-size lipsticks for $70? Yes, please. Costco is known for stocking some great makeup products at unbelievable prices, and with this lipstick set, you can treat your hostess without worrying if you've chosen the right shade.
If your hostess loves to experiment in the kitchen, she probably has most of the cookware she needs — except a tagine. Grab this gorgeous red $100 tagine from Costco (and save about $50) and hope your hostess will invite you over for dinner again soon!