21 Great Gifts to Pair with a Tea Towel | The Ultimate Tea Towel Gift Guide

21 Great Gifts to Pair with a Tea Towel | The Ultimate Tea Towel Gift Guide

A new kitchen towel is something everyone needs, so it is the perfect Christmas gift for your children’s teachers, a welcome gift for your new neighbor, or a hostess gift for the next dinner party, not to mention a very special stocking stuffer.  Paired with one of these gift ideas, our tea towels are sure to delight the recipient. 

To make your present even more special, use our tea towels as stunning zero-waste gift wrap.  We even have matching greeting cards to pair with some of our tea towels and three masculine / non-floral towel designs, so don't forget the men in your life who cook, your in-laws, grandparents, friends, and yourself!  Check out the ideas below complete with blue underlined hyperlinks to all the products (some links below are affiliate links).  

1. Bottle of Wine

A bottle of wine is a truly classic dinner party gift.  Pair it with a tea towel and matching card to set your bottle apart!  We love the wine from Hark Vineyards, one of our favorite places to hear live music and drink wonderful wine with good friends.  The wine below is paired with our Starlight Tea Towel and O Holy Night Greeting Card.

2. Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Starlight Tea Towel
Peace On Earth Greeting Card

3. Flavored Olive Oil and Vinegar Set

Olive Oil and Vinegar set
Garden Lattice Tea Towel

4. Tea And Honey

Pair tea and honey with our Kettering Tea Towel and our You're Capable of Amazing Things greeting card for the perfect gift for the tea lover in your life!  I absolutely love tea, so here are a few gift suggestions: Golden Moon has some amazing organic loose leaf teas.  My favorite green tea is their Coconut Pouchong Green Tea.  Vahdam makes some fantastic teas as well and their Advent Tea Calendar options are so much fun.  This is the best loose leaf tea strainer and the perfect loose leaf tea scoop for brewing loose leaf tea by the cup.  If you prefer tea bags, Taylors is a very tasty option!  

 5. Anything in a Jar or a Mason Jar

How about homemade jam, soup, a cookie mix, or some berry infused vodka?  Chef Lisa Stevens in Charlottesville, VA creates amazing food gifts like this gingersnap cookie butter!

6. Pie!

Home-made or not, who doesn’t love pie? Brittney of Brittney’s Kitchen in Charlottesville, VA creates delicious desserts.  Her delicious pumpkin pie is wrapped in Gigi's Floral Gingham Tea Towel.

7. Home-Made Baked Treats


Cookies or scones, either wrapped in parchment paper or a box, make a delicious treat!  Don’t forget to include a recipe card! Brittney of Brittney's Kitchen in Charlottesville, Va made these delicious gingerbread cookies. They are paired below with our Dancing Daisies Tea Towel and You Are A Gift in My Life Greeting Card.


8. Loaf of Bread 

Gift an artisan loaf of bread!  Either put it in a basket or simply tie it with twine and insert a single flower stem or greenery.  Kickshaws Bakery in Fredericksburg, VA makes the most delicious allergy free delights.  Their small loaf of gluten free, dairy free, herb sourdough bread is paired below with our Pineapples Tea Towel, and  You Are Beautiful Inside and Out Greeting Card.

9. Coffee

With or without this perfect sized coffee scoop, small batch, hand roasted, specialty coffee from Two Labs Coffee in Charlottesville, VA makes a great local gift. Their coffee is paired below with our May the Forest Be With You and Virginia Mountains Tea Towels.  Our absolute favorite coffee and coffee shop in New York City is Solid State Coffee.  Ethically sourced and roasted in small batches, their coffee is definitely worth having it shipped right to your doorstep.

10. Candle

How about a special candle with a wooden wick so you can hear it crackle as it burns? This WoodWick hourglass candle in pumpkin butter is sure to be a fall favorite with or without a few long handled matches tucked into twine around the outside of your present. 

11. Cutting Board

Gift a beautiful cutting board with a wooden spoon!  The gift is paired with our Raspberry Ripple Tea Towel and I Love You Just the Way You Are Greeting Card.

12. Maple Syrup

For the sentimental types, give a sappy gift of Maple Syrup in a fancy container!  Pair it with our Mushroom Field Tea Towel and our I Love You Very Mush Birthday Card.


13. Local Honey

A dear friend just gave me elderberry infused honey from The Salty Bee in Roanoke, VA. and it was amazing!  I also think cinnamon infused honey is a special treat.  Here are two options on Amazon: Single Serving Cinnamon Infused Honey Sticks, and Jamie's Hive to Table 100% pure local raw infused honey.  

14. Fancy Barbecue Sauce and Tongs

We all have a friend who loves to grill!  Get him or her some Stubbs Sweet heat Barbecue Sauce and a new pair of tongs.  Paired below with our Mushroom Field Tea Towel and our Happy Birthday to a Fungi Birthday Card.

15. Kitchen Utensils

New colorful cooking utensils are a fun addition to the kitchen.  I like BPA free silicone utensils that are all one piece, so I never have handles falling off.  Paired below with our Trilogy Tea Towel and our Thank You Bunches greeting card.

These also look great with our Flower Power Tea Towel and our  Thank You Bunches greeting card.

16. Unique Spice Mixes

Consider giving a gift of unique handmade spice mixes like those from Chef Lisa in Charlottesville, Va. They perfectly pair with our Garden Lattice Tea Towel and our Friendship is the Sweetest Kind of Love greeting card.


17. Soup Mixes

Soup mixes fit perfectly in a Tea Towel folded like a bag!  Check out Kim & Keith Finger in MacFarlan, WV, who make delicious soups with 100% organic ingredients!  This gift perfectly pairs with our  Gigi's Floral Gingham Tea Towel Virginia Home Greeting Card, and our  Virginia Home Glitter Sticker.

18. Book, Bookmark, and a Sticker

Do you have a book lover in your life?  How about book, a bookmark and one of our stickers for book-lovers.  This gift bundle is wrapped below in our Glass Bouquet Tea Towel, .  

19. A Coffee Mug

Give the gift of a high quality coffee mug filled with treats like our Virginia Mountains sticker. I really like this YETI Rambler with the Hot Shot lid because it is dishwasher safe, keeps my tea hot, AND I can throw it in a bag or purse and it won’t leak!  Pair it with our Virginia Mountains Tea Towel and our Virginia Mountains greeting card

20. Glass Pitcher 

This glass pitcher and walnut long handle wooden spoon is perfect for making a pitcher of lemonade.  Pair it with our Tulip Time Tea towel for a lovely housewarming gift.

21. Adventure Gift Basket 

How about a birthday gift basket for your outdoor lover?  We filled this one with local small batch, hand roasted, specialty coffee from Two Labs Coffee, Mountain Bike Virginia and Hiking Virginia books, and beer along with our Mushroom Field Tea Towel and our our Happy Birthday to a Fungi Birthday Card.

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