GiftRap

GiftRap

Lenise Willis, editor in chief; Anne-Marie Earl, managing editor; Alex Herring, senior editor; and Cammie Collier, art director, love reviewing new products for Gifts and Decorative Accessories . The team stays on top of the latest trends in bath and body, candles, gourmet items, stationery, home décor, fashion and more, and love chatting about their latest finds. Check in each week for more of their latest picks on GiftRap, and see more of the team on their new bi-weekly video series, Thoughts That Count.

(L-R) Anne-Marie Earl, Alex Herring, Lenise Willis, Cammie Collier(L-R) Anne-Marie Earl, Alex Herring, Lenise Willis, Cammie Collier

 

  • This Week's Picks: A Pocket Giraffe, A Citrus Candle Tin, Sweet Hand Milk Lotion and More

    Find out how Cammie combats dry skin in the winter and what Lenise always keeps in her purse. Each week, our GDA team shares awesome gift picks and why they rock. Some of our favorites this week include a trusty tool, organic hand lotion, a soy wax candle tin and a plushy pink unicorn.  Lenise Willis’ Pick: Pocket Giraffe Some ladies may carry a pup in their purse, but I carry a giraffe…and a bear, and a rhino…Actually, it’s my Animal Multi-Tool by Kikkerland and it ensures that I always have a nail file, bottle opener, screwdriver ... Read More
  • This Week's Picks: Unicorn Party D├ęcor, Fairy-Tale Crystals, A Floral Journal and More

    See what Lenise can't travel without, plus how Anne-Marie's daughter's birthday turned out. Every week, our GDA team gets to try out awesome new products and write about why we love them. Some of our favorites this week include cupcake toppers, a travel spray hand sanitizer, a beautiful notebook, and a fashionable statement piece.  Anne-Marie Earl's Pick: Making Birthday Magic For special occasions, I want to make, what I refer to as, “holiday magic” for my daughter. She’s two years old and is really starting to understand those special days, which is a ton of ... Read More
  • This Week's Picks: A Satin Bracelet, Novelty Socks, Alphabet Puzzles and Scent Sachets

    From bracelets to refreshing scent sachets, our GDA team has brand new gift picks this week. Check out the products below to find out why we love them. Each item is personally tested and approved by the GDA team. Lenise Willis’ Pick: Sparkling Satin I love getting all dolled up. Ever since I was a little girl taking ballet (and putting on gobs of makeup before going on stage) I’ve loved dressing up, but especially putting on makeup and accessorizing. In fact, within my friend circle I’m known for having the most eclectic assortment of earrings—and I ... Read More
  • This Week's Picks: Coffee Table Insects, Fair Trade Moisturizer and More

    Every week, our GDA team gets to try out awesome new products and write about why we love them. Some of our favorites this week include a beautiful book of insects and organic coconut oil moisturizer. Each item is personally tested and approved by the GDA team. Lenise Willis’ Pick: Coffee Table Insects Normally, I squeal when I see a spider, and that’s still true in this case. However, I’m also a big lover of all things nature, which is why I absolutely love my new coffee table book: Insecta, published by teNeues. Now it may sound kind ... Read More
  • This Week's Picks: A Plushy Dragon, Comfy Slippers, Popup Cards and Lazy Stacks

    It's a lot of fun when part of your everyday job is to try out awesome new products and write about why you love them. Check out some of our favorite items this week! Each one is personally tested and approved by the GDA team. Alex Herring’s Pick: Ty Beanie Boo – Merlin the Dragon Like most kids of the 90’s, I used to take a lot of pride in my massive collection of TY Beanie Babies, that included everything from dogs to rainbow unicorns. As a way to celebrate my new job with GDA, my husband surprised ... Read More
  • Popcorn That Tastes Like Fall, a Self-Rotating Globe, Plus Other Picks

    Here’s a clue to just a few of what we’ve been crushing on as of late. From trinkets to bracelets, we think they’re all great. So don’t be blue when you don’t know what to do. Just listen up and follow our tool on the latest gifts you should get into.   Finding the right product for your store can be fun, but also taxing. There are thousands of options, so how do you know which ones to pick? Here at Gifts and Decorative Accessories, we love trying new products and writing about them, too. So ... Read More
  • This Week's Picks: An Artsy Game, Quotable Matches, a Homesick Candle, and Beautiful Pitchers

    Here’s a clue to just a few of what we’ve been crushing on as of late.From trinkets to bracelets, we think they’re all great. So don’t be blue when you don’t know what to do. Just listen up and follow our tool on the latest gifts you should get into. Working at Gifts and Decorative Accessories is like living every day as a holiday. Searching for the latest new products feels a lot like shopping, and receiving samples in the mail feels a lot like our birthdays. We love what we do. We love ... Read More
  • This Week's Picks: Furry Inspiration, Sugar Skull Caffeine, Cozy Lacoste and Woolzies

    Here’s a clue to just a few of what we’ve been crushing on as of late.From trinkets to bracelets, we think they’re all great. So don’t be blue when you don’t know what to do. Just listen up and follow our tool on the latest gifts you should get into. Working at Gifts and Decorative Accessories is like living every day as a holiday. Searching for the latest new products feels a lot like shopping, and receiving samples in the mail feels a lot like our birthdays. We love what we do. We love ... Read More
  • This Week's Picks: Perfect Pouch, Tadpole Tape, Reversible Earrings and a Chocolate Fiend

    Here’s a clue to just a few of what we’ve been crushing on as of late.From trinkets to bracelets, we think they’re all great. So don’t be blue when you don’t know what to do. Just listen up and follow our tool on the latest gifts you should get into. Working at Gifts and Decorative Accessories is like living every day as a holiday. Searching for the latest new products feels a lot like shopping, and receiving samples in the mail feels a lot like our birthdays. We love what we do. We love ... Read More
  • This Week's Picks: Lip Balm, a Cool Tool, and Spirits

    Here’s a clue to just a few of what we’ve been crushing on as of late.From trinkets to bracelets, we think they’re all great. So don’t be blue when you don’t know what to do. Just listen up and follow our tool on the latest gifts you should get into. Working at Gifts and Decorative Accessories is like living every day as a holiday. Searching for the latest new products feels a lot like shopping, and receiving samples in the mail feels a lot like our birthdays. We love what we do. We love ... Read More
  • This Week's Picks: Adulting Stickers, A Cool Pillow, A Manly Candle and a Nigh Light

    Here’s a clue to just a few of what we’ve been crushing on as of late.From trinkets to bracelets, we think they’re all great. So don’t be blue when you don’t know what to do. Just listen up and follow our tool on the latest gifts you should get into. Working at Gifts and Decorative Accessories is like living every day as a holiday. Searching for the latest new products feels a lot like shopping, and receiving samples in the mail feels a lot like our birthdays. We love what we do. We love ... Read More
  • This Week's Picks: An Enticing Display, Tarot Bookmark, Sweet Hand Cream and a Birthday Wish

    Here’s a clue to just a few of what we’ve been crushing on as of late.From trinkets to bracelets, we think they’re all great. So don’t be blue when you don’t know what to do. Just listen up and follow our tool on the latest gifts you should get into. Working at Gifts and Decorative Accessories is like living every day as a holiday. Searching for the latest new products feels a lot like shopping, and receiving samples in the mail feels a lot like our birthdays. We love what we do. We love ... Read More