b-content creator

For the Content Creator

Like so many of us during the past year, you likely know someone who made a career pivot. A popular field has been content creation across platforms like Tik Tok, YouTube, and Instagram. Supporting this step into creativity doesn’t have to be a challenge. Here are some gifts ideas, ideal for the aspiring creator in…

b-return to work

Return to Work

As vaccines continue to roll out, we all look forward to resuming our normal routines. While working from home will continue for some, for others a return to normalcy includes physically heading back to our places of employment. This return provides employers with a unique gifting opportunity. Here are some products that can ease the…

b-foodie

Housewarming Ideas — The Foodie

Part 3 of the series explores great ideas for the family whose command center is the kitchen. 1. Cutsomized Aprons It’s a sweet inclusion that makes sure everyone is equipped with the essentials. Hedley and Bennet is our choice for outfitting the whole family.  View this post on Instagram A post shared by Hedley &…

b-all thiings tech

Housewarming Ideas — All Things Tech

In this installation of our four-part series on housewarming gift ideas, we explore a box perfect for the tech-savvy family. 1. Smart speaker The HomePod mini is a great smart speaker option for the family already plugged into the Apple ecosystem. The intercom feature makes calling the kids down for dinner effortless. Amazon and Google…

b-housemaking

Housewarming Ideas — Make New Memories 

One of the most exciting and hopeful new beginnings is moving into a new home. Housewarming gifts are some of my favourite gifts to design. the options are endless and it’s always a celebration of the promise of better days ahead. This is the first in a series of housewarming gift guides. We begin with…

b-5essential

5 Products & Services to Help 2021 Start Off Right

The original introduction to this blog post was written on December 26, 2020, with the plan to post in the beginning of January. Back then we collectively looked to the ushering in of 2021 as a way to reset from the trauma of 2020. 2021 was but a newborn and we were beyond disappointed. That…

b-groomsman

6 Groomsman Ask Gift Ideas

Bridal party proposals have become increasingly popular. Here are 6 GQ worthy groomsman and best man gift ideas. 1. Top shelf booze & accessories For the whisky connoisseur, the Macallan 18 is a gem. Pair it with a decanter and glasses to round out the gift. We especially love the accessories offered by Norlan (www.norlanglass.com)…

b-kid friendly

5 Kid-Friendly Wedding Welcome Ideas

If kids are invited to your wedding, child-centric welcome bags are a lovely way to make sure your youngest guests feel special and welcomed. Here are a few ideas of things you can include. 1. Kid approved snacks & water You can’t go wrong with graham crackers, goldfish, and maybe gummy worms too. View this…

b-7wedding

7 Wedding Welcome Gifts for Guests

Welcome gifts are a clever way to kick off the wedding festivities while thanking your guests for their support.Here are 7 things to include.  1. A welcome note: A simple, heartfelt message to let your guests know you are delighted to share this special milestone with them. View this post on Instagram A post shared…

b-5holiday

5 Holiday Gifts Sure to Impress

At this point in the decade we’ve been living the past nine months, holiday shopping obviously isn’t going to be the same. The traditions and rituals we have wrapped up in the act of holiday shopping are on hiatus – for now.  So if you find yourself a little underwhelmed and unmotivated right now, here…

b-difficult

Shopping for “Difficult” Loved Ones

We are fast approaching the Gifting Season. Compounding the inherent stresses associated with this time of year (along with all the other elements that have made 2020 just a seemingly perpetual dumpster fire) is knowing that at least one person on your list is “difficult” to shop for.  Maybe this loved one appears to have…

b-welcome

Welcome to The Gift Architect

Hailing from the twin islands of Trinidad and Tobago — the home of Carnival and calypso — I moved to New Jersey with my family in 2004. Moving to a new country as a teenager was the catalyst for my interest in purposeful gifting. I was leaving my tribe — not just for the summer,…