It’s better to give than to receive. But what about if you could do both this holiday season? There are a lot of companies out there that make it possible. Here are 5 interior design items that are great gifts, AND they give back!
Great Gift #1: CozyChic Covered in Prayer Pillow by Barefoot Dreams
Why we love it: These cute pillows come in three color combinations, each with a spiritual message.
Gives to: Barefoot Dreams will give a percentage of the proceeds to The Wunder Project, a progressive charity that gives directly to doctors and researchers developing a cure for colon cancer.
Great Gift #2: Uncommon Goods Quotes by Iconic Women Bookends
Why we love it: Well, duh. Do we have to spell it out? From truth-talkers back in the day to contemporary smarties, we love their practicality and meaning.
Gives to: Through its Better to Give program, Uncommon Goods has built a better business by connecting customers with nonprofit organizations across the globe. With every purchase, they proudly donate $1 to a Better to Give partner ($2 for Perks members). Since the Better to Give program began in 2001, Uncommon Goods has donated over $2,800,000.
Great Gift #3: Books from Bookshop.org
Why we love it: We’ve long touted coffee table books for interior decor. Not only do they look beautiful, but they’re interesting and foster learning, too.
Gives to: Bookshop.org began as an idea to help support bookstores and their communities when more and more people were buying their books online. Certified as a B Corp, Bookshop.org puts its mission and the public good above financial interests, giving over 80% of our profit margin to independent bookstores. It is written in their governance documents that they will never sell the company to Amazon or any major U.S. retailer.
Great Gift #4: Skylar Candles
Why we love it: Who doesn’t love a good candle? Then toss in the fact that Skylar candles (like Fall Cashmere) are made with sustainable soy coconut wax, do not include paraffin or phthalates, are hand-poured in Los Angeles, and have over a 45-hour burn time, and we’re in!
Gives to: Skylar Candles donates a portion of its proceeds to a different charity every month. To learn more, go here.
Great Gift #5: Alltrue Subscription Box
Why we love it: Alltrue subscription boxes come with some fantastic home decor and cooking items that are sustainably sourced and social-conscious. Case in point: the Winter 2022 box included these adorable dip bowls from Be Home, hinged stainless steel containers, a plush throw blanket, plus a bunch of other great items like a foldable yoga mat, carry-on weekender, skincare set, and more.
Gives to: Impact is at the core of everything they do. Committed to delivering delightful goods made fairly and sustainably by brands doing their part to better the world, Alltrue believes everyone should have access to low-waste, sustainable alternatives without a price barrier to entry.
Looking to spruce up your space? Meet with one of our highly qualified interior designers, who can help design a new look for your home in as little as two weeks!