We get it. Christmas shopping can sometimes feel like a chore, but it’s also a wonderful opportunity to show our love. While our family and friends can feel impossible to shop for (because, if they want it, they get it), we wanted to throw our hat in the ring when it comes to gift ideas that are exciting and practical.
Our black homes have turned into the main character over the last few years. From black art, to DIY and gardening at home, there’s so much that we need to make our home perfect. And so we figure, anything home related will make a PERFECT gift for our loved ones.
Whether you are shopping for your parents, boo, siblings or besties, we have put together some of our favorite BLK and Home-based gift ideas that we hope will be useful and enhance their homes! And the BEST part is that, they are all black owned and so you will be supporting one of us!
For your art enthusiastic mother
Kehinde Wiley Shop – Mame Ngagne Porcelain Plate
Description: This porcelain plate features Kehinde Wiley’s 2008 painting Matar Mbaye II, from The World Stage: Africa, Lagos-Dakar. Featuring the model of the same name, an intricate grapevine background protrudes around his torso and into the foreground as his gaze meets the viewers directly.
For the friend that just renovated their home
Lit Bodies – Brotha Dread Bust Sculpture
Brotha is our first male sculpture design, depicting a beautiful resolute Black/African male, featuring a prominent square base, carved eyes, textured eyebrows and dreadlocks. Standing 14 inches high, 8 inches across and 4 inches deep. This design comes in both a Matte Black (not shown) and a Matte White. Resin cast (this is not a wax sculpture)
For your sister who loves art and a project
Apostrophe Puzzles – Some Refused to Work in the Field Puzzle
Description: Artist: Ronald Jackson
+ Difficulty level: Intermediate | + Piece count: 1000
+ Puzzle dimensions: 19 x 26 inches
For your swagged out nephew
Ice Cold: A Hip-Hop Jewelry History – Vikki Tobak
Description: Whether it’s diamond-encrusted grills, oversized “truck” style chains, bust-down Rolex and Patek Philippe watches or a Tiffany necklace, jewelry is a cornerstone of hip-hop culture. Glittering, blinged-out jewels are the shining statement of a collective identity: unapologetic, charismatic, and street savvy.Spanning the history of hip-hop jewelry, from the 1980s to today, Ice Cold: A Hip-Hop Jewelry History is a stunning compilation of storytelling and visuals.
For your dad who knows his bourbon
Saint Liberty Bourbon – Berties Bear Gulch Bourbon
Description: This unique bourbon is smoky and complex beyond its years, with exceptional savory, spice and sweet notes that evolve from beginning to delicious end.
For your stylish wife
Karen Jai Home – Volos Table
Description: Add instant style to your living space with the Volos Table. Its sleek, modern design featuring an acrylic top and legs ensures this small coffee table is both eye-catching and durable. Keep your room looking stylish and chic with the Volos Table.
For your home decor obsessed partner
IVHU Art – Woman Child
Description: Frame included
- Wood frame with double white mount
- Matte premium fine art pape
For your mom who is mean in the kitchen
Cookbook – Ghetto Gastro Presents Black Power Kitchen
Description: Part cookbook. Part manifesto. Created with big Bronx energy, Black Power Kitchen combines 75 mostly plant-based, layered-with-flavor recipes with immersive storytelling, diverse voices, and striking images and photographs that celebrate Black food and Black culture, and inspire larger conversations about race, history, food inequality, and how eating well can be a pathway to personal freedom and self-empowerment.
For your maximalist bestie
54 Kibo – Lady Navy Blue Throw Pillow
Description: Elevate your home decor with our stunning Navy Blue Throw Pillows. Handmade in South Africa using high-quality cotton, these decorative accent pillows are a must-have for any interior designer or home decorator. The modern navy blue color and beautiful pattern make these navy throw pillows an eye-catching addition to any couch, sofa, or bed
For your friends who love a games night
Ones Gotta Go – Ones Gotta Go Culture Game
Description: The Culture Deck This deck covers 9 topics from movies, music, sports, sex, music and more. If you love hip hop, movies, outdoor activities, food, and good conversation, this deck is for you
For your sister that just relocated to a new city
Edloe Finch – Quinn Coffee Table
Description:The Quinn Solid Wood Mid-Century Modern Coffee Table is a functional work of art. This rectangular, natural mango wood coffee table has honeycomb carvings that will add tremendous character to your space. Mid-Century Modern and Boho Chic aesthetics are on full display in the gorgeous piece
For your aunt who loves color
Effortless Composition – Blue Frosted Art Glass Vase
Description: Inspired by the popular mod shapes and quirks of the retro movement, this fun vase brings playful sophistication to your home with its unique hand blown design.
For your classy grandmother
Coffee Table Book – Vintage Black Glamour
Description: Alongside profiles and the photographs of world-renowned Black stars such as Josephine Baker, Dorothy Dandridge and Diana Ross are less-known but hugely important artists such as opera singer Margaret Tynes, Cotton Club star Margot Webb, pioneering model Ophelia De Vore, and many, many more.
For your niece who loves dope things
Natalie O Decor – Confidence Print
Description: Handmade | Width: 22 inches | Height: 28 inches | Depth: 2 inches
For your adorable new godson
Description: Woke babies are up early. Woke babies raise their fists in the air. Woke babies cry out for justice. Woke babies grow up to change the world.
For your neutral palette obsessed friend
Qurio Home – Tayabas Cane Side Chair
Description: Characterized by its remarkable artistry, this modern accent chair quickly enhances any space. Expertly crafted to emphasize its exquisite natural cane, the smooth curves of its pristine elm wood and complementary natural-hued seat make it a worthy acquisition.
For your bougie bestie
Estelle Colored Glasses – Set of 6 Regal Flukes in Amber Smoke
Description: Named for the founder’s grandmother, who instilled in her a love of treasure hunting for beautiful finds, these tinted glass goblets brighten any occasion
For your daughter who is in her baking bag
Cookbook – Black Girl Baking: Wholesome Recipes Inspired by a Soulful Upbringing
Description: Jerrelle leads you on a sensual baking journey using the five senses, retelling and reinventing food memories while using ingredients that make her feel more in control and more connected to the world and the person she has become. Whole flours, less refined sugar and vegan alternatives make it easier to celebrate those sweet moments that made her who she is today.
For your kids that love family time
Description: The spirited and popular game that will test just how well you know the culture. If you know what WHHW means, then you’ve just played CultureTags
For yourself because you deserve it
Harlem Candle Co – Speakeasy Candle
Description: Harlem Candle Company Speakeasy Luxury Candle, 11 oz Burgundy Glass Jar, Double Wick, Soy Wax, Gift Box, Palo Santo, Cardamom, Incense, Bourbon, Liquorice, Tobacco and Pachouli
For your wine connoisseur husband
IBest Wines – Red and White Blend
Description: A premiere wine brand expertly blending wine, art & culture to put wine at the center of culture. Global connection through wine, art, food, travel and culture.
For your homie who’s walls need this
Gee Horton Art – If I ruled the World
Description: If I Ruled the World is a part of Gee Horton’s “Coming of Age” series conceptualised to explore, celebrate, and affirm the innate innocence and vulnerability of Black youthfulness.