The Perfect Wrap

While you may have indulged in some great sales and fabulous new gift items over the past few days, it is time now to tie them into a pretty package. If you are giving a beautiful gift, it may as well come in beautiful wrap. My mom has always used Caspari wrapping paper to make a statement under the tree, and this year I am following suit. Caspari paper is perfectly thick, making for a sleek and seamless wrap. The quality is incomparable, the patterns are beautiful, and it makes a chic statement under the tree. So let’s wrap up our shopping, our gifts, and truly enjoy the spirit of the season.


*In Collaboration with Caspari

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So many beautiful papers by Caspari! The best part is that the wrap always compliment each other. High quality and high style is consistent.

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This is one of my favorite papers. Camellia Garden Gift Wrap in Gold

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So many elegant colors of ribbon compliment this paper.

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Gorgeous labels from Caspari. Of course, I left it to Moore Ink to write the names in her gorgeous writing. She can do the same for you! Email:

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Brushstroke Tree Wrap from Caspari

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This tree wrap is festive, without being cheesy. Hard to find that perfect balance, but Caspari is always in high taste.

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Look at the excellent artistry. Every wrap looks as if it is hand-painted.

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Berry Chintz Gift Wrap in Pale Silver

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I love the bright and merry red ribbon, as well as the sophisticated champagne ribbon against the silver.

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Gorgeous gold name tags from Caspari stick perfectly on the wrap. Writing by Moore Ink.

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This paper literally sparkles under the tree.

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The wraps are all so different, yet all compliment each other beautifully.

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Of course, I had to post my personal favorite Caspari Boxwood wrap. Year round, this wrap is the ultimate crowd pleaser, and such a great background for any ribbon.

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Of course, I am partial to the blue ribbon against the green boxwood paper.


I love the whimsy of this Wild Christmas Gift Wrap in Gold.

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I would be ecstatic to have all these gorgeous gifts under the tree. The most gorgeous wrapping paper!

Cyber Sales

Hi friends! Who else feels like they are buying more for yourself than for others with all these discounts?! Well, I raise my hand guilty! Then again, shouldn’t we treat ourselves?!

I wanted to share more discount codes and great items I’ve scouted for you for Cyber Monday! Still, be sure to check my Black Friday Post, as many of those sales are still going on. Also, many items on the Gift Guide are also on sale! Thanks so much for all the great feedback on the guides. Glad you all enjoy and happy shopping!

XO Christina


Cyber Monday Discount Codes

Ogee- 20% OFF with code: GREENFRIDAY

Furbish Studio- 20% OFF everything with code: HH17

Joss & Main- 30% OFF with code: SAVE30

Crate & Barrel– 15% OFF with code: SAVE15

Roberta Roller Rabbit– 20% OFF with code: 20CYBER

One Kings Lane- 30% and free shipping over $100 with code: OKLFREESHIP

Society Social: Get $75 off with code: THANKS75

GiGi New York- 35% OFF site wide

JCrew- 50% site wide ENDS at NOON MONDAY with code: SHOPFAST

good hYOUman– 30% OFF site wide using code: CYBER30

Amazon- Great deals here:  Cyber Monday Deals

Juice Beauty-  20% OFF with code: RSCM17

Cole Haan– 50% OFF everything with code: CYBER

NIKE- 25% OFF with code EPIC25

Mark & Graham- 20% OFF using the code FRIENDS

Serena & Lily- 20% OFF everything site wide

Anthropologie- 30% OFF site wide

Draper James- 25% OFF with code MERRY

Tuckernuck– 20% OFF with code: GONUTS



My favorite Ogee Sculpted Lip Oil. This stuff is seriously addicting!


This sleek Bocce Ball set from Crate & Barrel would make a great gift for anyone!

Moon Glow Cocktail Shaker

This cocktail shaker from Anthropologie would make an excellent gift. If not to use, to look at it! So fab!

Cole Hann Snakeskin Sneakers

Cole Haan Snakeskin Sneakers. A chic update on the athleisure trend that is taking the world by storm (and making life more comfortable for everyone).

Irving Tray Serena and Lily

This Serena & Lily Tray is ideal for men or women. It would look chic from an office to an ottoman.

Blue and white Floral Lamp Society Social

My own personal bedside lamps (that I still love and adore) are on sale on Society Social. These Blue & White lamps make such a statement.

Python Black Clutch from Gigi New York

GiGi New York Python Clutch. Available in different colors and can be personalized with a sleek monogram. Love that it has the strap option to convert to an easy cross body.

Syndney Beach Towel Serena and Lily

How fabulous is this beach towel from Serena and Lily? On super sale!

Agate Coasters Anthropologie

These Agate Coasters would make the most luxe gift for any hostess or friend.

Blue and White Toile Dog Bed

Blue & White Toile Dog Bed on One Kings Lane is the chicest way to incorporate comfort for the pooch

Be hYOUman Shirt

Love this Be hYOUman shirt. Perfect for walks or en route to workout. It says “Everyday Grateful.” Aren’t we grateful it is on sale today!

Blue and White Candle

Love this blue & white flicker candle from Tuckernuck

Harrys for JCrew

Harry’s Razor from J Crew. My dad uses Harry’s and LOVES it. This would make a great gift.

Nike Women Shoe

Nike has great sales today! This running shoe has the perfect color combo (and gives a bit of height).

One Kings Lane Cheese Board

On One Kings Lane  this Cheese Board is only $36 and makes such a great gift (hostess, mom, or friend).

Gold Fireworks Earrings

Gold Fireworks Earrings are a festive and fun gift (especially for yourself).


Hi Friends! Hope you all had a beautiful Thanksgiving!

Tablescape for Thanksgiving by Christina Dandar for The Potted Boxwood

my tablescape yesterday

Here are some fun Black Friday sales and gift ideas to keep adding to your gift mix! Be sure to check the discount codes, and some of my personal favorite items below.

Keep checking back throughout the day, as I will add more great sales to the top of this list as I find them!

See you again on Cyber Monday XO



JAMIE CLAWSON- 40% OFF with code BF2017




FOLLAIN- 20% OFF site wide Today


ART.COM- 50% EVERYTHING Today only.


NEIMAN MARCUS – Black Friday Sale throughout the website!


MASTER & DYNAMIC- 20% OFF Site Wide with code BFD20

HORCHOW- Up to 40% site-wide use code HOLIDAY.

WILLIAMS SONOMA- 20% OFF your entire order and FREE shipping with code THANKS

THE DAILY EDITED- Great Deals and Gifts at this link HERE

ARIANNA BELLE- 40% off Ready Made Pillow with code HOLIDAY40

LUXE CITY GUIDES- 40% OFF until Monday.

WISTERIA- 25% OFF Site wide with the code HOLLYJOLLY

SAKARA- 25% OFF all plant based meal programs with code BLACKFRIDAY (seriously SO yum)

RAE FEATHER- 20% Off until November 27th with the code HAPPYFRIDAY

BISCUIT HOME- 15% OFF your order with the discount code THANKS

INSLEE- 30% OFF using code THANKFUL30


AUGUST MORGAN- 20%- Friday through Monday with the code THANKS

FOOD 52- 20% OFF orders over $100 with the code TREAT

JOSH YOUNG- Use Code BLACKFRIDAY for $40 OFF orders of $160 or greater

STEAMLINE LUGGAGE: Receive 15% off 1 item, 20% off 2 items and 30% off 3 items or more!
November 17-27

T3 MICRO- 25% Friday ONLY using code FRIDAY17

POMEGRANATE INC- 50% OFF site wide with code SPECIAL50

THE ETHICAL SILK COMPANY: Enjoy 30% off select items and free shipping on all order over $100
November 24-27
Nike Air Max Thea
Nike Air Max Thea are on my list (well, I just bought them so not anymore). Everything is on sale at Bandier!


Les Touches Pillow in green is a steal with 40% off.

Nespresso Williams Sonoma

Breville Nespresso Creatista. I am seriously about to upgrade my Nespresso machine with this amazing discount. Originally $900, now just $349!


Beautycounter Nourishing Cleansing Balm. My go to nighttime face cleanser is available in a travel size! Enter my name (Christina Dandar)  for consultant when you check out!


Michael Aram Gold FrameMichael Aram wheat frame would make a lovely gift.

Sferra Herringbone ThrowThese Sferra Herringbone Throws are a timeless gift. The soft colors to choose from go with just about any home decor. The+Ethical+Silk+Co+-+Lunar+Grey+Silk Camisole+and+Shorts+Set+-+Low+Res I love this pajama/lounge set from The Ethical Silk Company

Mark and Graham Leather Cocktail Shaker

Mark and Graham Leather Cocktail Shaker. Impossibly chic addition to any bar.


I NEVER leave the country without a LUXE City Guide. Only for the most discerning of taste, they tell you everything honestly and practically.

Lo & Sons Backpack

This Lo & Sons Backpack is a man’s best friend. Very light weight, travel friendly, and sleek.


August Morgan Plastered Napkins. The very best (and funny) hostess gifts!

IMG_7629My Favorite Outdoor Voices Tech Sweat Leggings are on sale today!
Dylan Candy Sleeping bag

This Dylan’s Chocolate Bar Sleeping Bag is every little girl’s dream!

Mark and Graham Charging Case

Mark and Graham’s Charging Case. You know those things you didn’t really know you needed, but now can’t live without. This would fit in that category (coming from someone who ALWAYS loses her chargers).

Parker Thatch sleepmask Horchow

Parker Thatch Eye Mask, Jewelry Case, and Pouches make the perfect gift (and reasonably priced).

Master Dynamic Brass Headphones

Master & Dynamic Brass Earbuds are 20% off with code BFD20!

SketchcaseSketchcase is $10 off (not a Back Friday Deal), but at $25 this makes a genius gift idea. Write important notes right on your laptop case!
Glo Pro

The GloPro at a discounted price! Microneedling works for a younger, firmer, and brighter complexion.

Happiness Pot

Set of 3 Tall Happiness Blue & White Pots from Wisteria 25% OFF.

Mens Cashmere Hoodie

Men’s Cashmere Hoodie is 40% off !

Josh Young Design House 2

A fun twist and great addition to any wall. Josh Young’s art is the perfect juxtaposition of old meets new.

Swell Bottle via Horchow

This sleek Swell bottle is 25% off today!

nest_holiday_classic_biscuit_large NEST Holiday Candle is the BEST Christmas candle- period.

Daily Edited Everyday EssentialsEveryday Essentials iPhone Case and Travel Wallet. The Daily Edited is offering great discounts on their Black Friday Page.

Piper Wai

Piper Wai is a very effective clean deodorant. Great stocking stuffer and gender neutral!T3 RollersT3 Hot Rollers

My personal favorite set of hot rollers. They heat quickly and roll efficiently- a great gift of good quality!


Well, let’s get to it and let’s get shopping…

Check back for another guide on Black Friday


*These are all my true recommendations- not sponsored


Parker Thatch Tote

Parker Thatch Tote

Allbirds Wool Runners

Allbirds Wool Runners

These are honestly THE MOST COMFORTABLE shoes ever! No need to even wear socks. I wear them daily.

Rebecca de Ravenel Earrings

Rebecca de Ravenel is known for her bon bon earrings, but I would say these Claudia La La Hoops make quite the statement.

Cuyana Jewelry Case

Cuyana Jewelry Case. These are beautifully made and can be monogrammed.

LAKE Pajamas

LAKE pajamas are insanely comfortable and wash beautifully.

Chloe Lauren tinsel Ballet Flat

I pretty much swear by Chloé flats, and I am lusting after these tinsel ones for my Christmas wish list. (hint, hint to those reading)

Slip Pillow Case

Slip Pure Silk Pillowcase. No wrinkles, no hair crease, no problems in the morning.


KULE makes the perfect striped shirt. Washes beautifully. My go to for travel (and all occasions)


I basically live in Outdoor Voices every afternoon into evening. The Tech Sweat Leggings are ideal for working out or running errands (and covers a multitude of sins).

Om Alone Lingua Franca Sweater

Lingua Franca collaborated with Goop to make some amazing cashmere sweaters. The stitching and phrases set them apart. If you are in Dallas be sure to check out Forty Five Ten  who has them in so many fun phrases.


Bluesmart Laptop Bag

Bluesmart Laptop Bag. Track your bag, charge your phone, and enjoy the fact it is TSA friendly. This is the top notch laptop bag that is stylish and savvy.

Master Dynamic Headphones

Master Dynamic Headphones. Incredibly sleek and excellent quality. They come in different leather colors too.

Longchamp Garmet Bag

Longchamp Garment Bag. A more “suitable” way to carry your clothes.

Brackish Bowties

Brackish Bowties. These very unique feather bowties are handmade in Charleston.

Boy smell Candles

Boy Smell Candles. Yes, “boy smells” are a thing and they aren’t always bad smells. Would be a great gift for those in dorms or apartments (where real smells lurk).

Smathers&Branson Can Coolers

Smathers & Branson Can Coolers. Stitched in needlepoint, these make a great stocking stuffer.

Veja Men Black Sneaker

Veja Pierre Sneakers are incredibly stylish and chic.


JK Chocolate Microchip Cookies

THESE ARE SERIOUSLY THE BEST COOKIES EVER- JK Chocolate Microchip Cookies. They are the size of a penny (so zero guilt)  and packed with flavor. They are based in Dallas, but just now became available on Amazon. The best gift EVER and you can thank me later (preferably by sending me some).


I include August Morgan cocktail napkins every year for a reason. They make the best gifts and are beautifully packaged, so wrapping isn’t even necessary!

Moore Ink Gift Tags

My friend Margaret at Moore Ink can make beautiful calligraphy gift tags that can make great gifts, or you can use to give gifts! Contact

Twelve Nights of Wine

Twelve Nights of Wine by Vinebox

12 curated glasses from the best wine regions in the world


Inslee handpaints the most gorgeous calendars that come on chic brass stands.

Cocktail Chameleon Book

This Cocktail Chameleon book would be a sophisticated present to bring to a holiday cocktail party (would look fabulous on a bar cart)



The Story of Babar, because everyone should grow -up knowing elephants (and all animals) matter.

State Coloring Kit Bag State Coloring Kit

STATE makes amazing backpacks, but how great is this kids art folio. Crayons and paper included.

Little Nomad Playmat

The Little Nomad Foam Play Mat gives a new look to the “play room.” Super stylish, so no more primary colors to cramp your style.

Magnolia from Target Wooden Dollhouse

Hearth & Hand by Magnolia Wooden Dollhouse. May as well teach timeless style at a young age.

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Balloon Elephant Money Bank. Am I too old for one?


Shop Harx Leash

Shop Harx Dog Leashes are durable and chic for the most discerning pet (I mean owner…).

At Home with Dogs and Their Designers

At Home with Dogs and their Designers features the luxe life of your favorite designer’s dogs. Plus, you can see my five year goal, which I also featured HERE.

Bark Box

Bark Box. It used to be only I got packages, but now my Emmie Pug (that is not her pictured above) has gotten in on the action. These make great gifts for the pups (and make the owner’s life easier).


Mark and Graham Acryllic Serving Trays

Mark & Graham Acrylic serving trays make for a very nice and versatile gift. I love the round one.

Fellow Kettle

This Fellow Stagg Pour-Over Kettle sure beats the standard ones you see at big retailers. It is sleek in style and is equipped with precise technology for your flow rate and to achieve the perfect temperature.


Gardenuity allows you to send fresh herbs in chic bamboo planters.

Juliska cork Candlestick

Juliska Cork Candlestick Holder. For $39, a set of these would make a beautiful gift.

Scrapbooks by David Hicks

David Hicks Scrapbooks offers amazing insight into his world of design. See my review HERE.


Classic Architecture by Bobby McAlpine in his book Poetry of Place. Be sure to check out my review HERE

Leviating Bonsai

Levitating Bonsai Plant. It actually levitates, and I am not sure how…but this will surely get them talking.

Life At The Top

Life At The Top features the incredible apartment buildings throughout New York City.

Haute Bohemians

Haute Bohemians is an excellent book from famed photographer Miguel Flores-Vianna. See my review HERE.


Away Suitcase

The Bigger Carry-On from Away. It has a charger built right in and ample space to pack. Very durable too. Mine (with my monogram ) is pictured above.

For those who always ask- the shoes are Christian Dior and I love them because “CD” are also my initials. They are pricey, but I will link them anyway…. Christian Dior Sneakers

Parker Thatch DuffleThis Parker Thatch Duffle is perfectly stylish. The brand does very intriguing monograms on fresh styles.


I really believe that Bomba’s are the best socks. These socks would be great to travel into colder weather.

Cuyana Cape

Cuyana Alpaca Cape is totally yummy to travel in. Looking that chic deserves an upgrade.

Garrett Leight

I love the new Garrett Leight Store on Knox in Dallas, and I love their sunglasses even more. Pictured trying some on with my friend who may be slightly annoyed I posted this without asking…love ya, mean it.


The daily edited

I love the new shadow text on the iPhone cases by The Daily Edited.

Sonos with Alexa

Sonos Speaker with Alexa. These speakers produce truly phenomenal sound, and now they are capable to integrate Alexa. What more do you need for every room in the house?

Brass Earbuds

Master & Dynamic’s chic brass earphones

Jamie Clawson MacBook Python Cover

Jamie Clawson python leather MacBook Cover (other colors/textures also available)

Prynt Pocket Instant Printer

Prynt Instant iPhone Printer. I recently just got this for a friend and it was so fun to print pictures seconds after snapping them.


Mary Gaspar Plant Cell via Minted

Mary Gaspar makes beautiful prints available on Minted. I couldn’t imagine a more lovely gift than a piece of art,

Donald The Book

I love Donald Robertson’s new book featuring his incredible drawings and work throughout.


Dippin Dot Squared by Kristi Kohut. I love the colors and design of this so much. Nothing like abstract art mixed with antique pieces.

Midecom Milkboy Toy

The MilkBoy It Bear available on BAIT. How cool would this look on a bookshelf? It can double as a toy, but it is more art to me…


Ogee Sculpted Lip Oil

I don’t leave the house without my Ogee Sculpted Lip Oil. All clean, and totally lovely.

Drunk Elephant Baby Facial Mask

Drunk Elephant’s T.L.C. Sukari Babyfacial Mask leaves your skin looking like you just got a facial. It is my Sunday night go to.

Dyson Hairdryer

Dyson Hairdryer. Yes, It is worth it. I have had mine for a year and there is no going back to any other dryer. The most efficient blow dry.

Beauty Bioscience GloPRO. This is one of the hottest gifts right now. Microneedle your face to perfection.

 Vitners Daughter

Vitner’s Daughter  I can’t brag about this enough. It may be pricey, but I swear it is a skin game changer  (dry/oily/acne- it solves it al)


My nightly routine isn’t complete without a bath. Olverum Bath Oil has been around for generations. It is all natural (truly) and smells divine.

Magnetic Eye Lash extentions

One Two Magnetic Eye Lashes. Eye lash boutiques are popping everywhere, but it is a long and pricey process. This beats the stick-on glue and provides an easy alternative for long lashes.

Cozy, yet Cool


While I escaped to Florida for Thanksgiving, I can’t help but wish I was somewhere curled up with a blanket by a fire. When I came across images of Claudia Schiffer’s English manor, I decided immediately that would be my ideal spot. Rich in fabrics and abundant with patterns, her home is the perfect curation of modern art in a stately English setting. There are current elements of architectural design, without forsaking the classic history of the home. It is truly a cool and cozy house.

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