Get (and give) cozy with beautiful candles, unique décor items, and practical must-haves.
Count Your Blessings
They can use this acrylic menorah during Hanukkah (with a set of oil cup candles, purchased separately) or year-round as a bud vase. Apeloig Collection menorah, $380 at Gifted LA, 10590 W. Pico Blvd., Cheviot Hills, or apeloigcollection.com.
Suck It Up
This robotic floor cleaner, designed in Pasadena, can easily tackle a multi-pet household and comes equipped with an Alexa voice-control feature. Yeedi K650 vacuum, $219 at amazon.com.
Bring some holiday cheer with this ruby-red crystal snowflake, cut with 110 facets for maximum shimmer. It’s also engraved with “2020” to commemorate the year. Swarovski crystal ornament, $79 at Macy’s, 750 W. 7th St., downtown, or macys.com.
Scents and the City
The hand-poured, soy-based candles by Lait might be inspired by the fragrances of France, but they’re made right here in Los Angeles. Lait candle, $12 at shoplait.com.
Stand and Deliver
Make their 9-to-5 more enjoyable and your living space less cramped with a supremely compact standing desk, built in Torrance. It’s a snap to assemble (no tools required). Plus it folds flat for easy storage during off hours. Work From Home Desk, $449 at workfromhomedesks.com.
Sign of the Times
Eagle Rock stationer Jennifer Parsons Upham, whose clients include Natalie Portman and Mariska Hargitay, frames what we’re all thinking. F*CK 2020 letterpress sign, $20.20 at tinypinepress.etsy.com.
Reversible and made of ethically sourced Central African ebony, each board comes with an anti-slip mat for extra control. Stella Falone cutting board, $199 at stellafalone.com.
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