Gift Guide: KCP Edition

By: Nikki McCool, Fall 2018 Intern

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Christmas is one of our favorite times of year here at KC Projects PR! I mean who does not love the decorations, the Christmas sweaters, the parties and, of course, the GIFTS! Buying gifts for our family and friends are easy (that’s what gift cards are for), but what about impressing our co-workers when it comes to office gift exchanges?

Let’s be real, we spend time with our co-workers five days a week, morning to evening. Our co-workers have became some of our closest friends and our go-to for advice on food, fashion and the professional realm so they deserve a gift that will knock their socks off! Finding that perfect gift for a coworker, whether she is the girl boss, the glam girl, the new girl or the intern, is a challenge, but we have created this gift guide to help!

This KC Prōjects PR Gift Guide features some of our favorite local spots for gifts that are sure to win you the title of office MVP! Ready, set, GIFT!

1. Candles from Crave Candles.

A candle is a classic gift! You can never go wrong with adding another candle to your coworker’s collection and Crave Candles has a variety of different scents from wine scents (um, yum) to Pumpkin Spice! And, who knows, maybe they will share it with the office?!

2. A bottle of her favorite wine from Classic Wine Company.

You cannot go wrong with buying a coworker a bottle of their favorite wine, whether it’s rosé or Pinot Noir the Classic Wine Company has it all. The associates at the Classic Wine Company are so helpful in providing reviews and facts about each wine, helping you choose the perfect bottle for the ones you love.

3. A fashion-forward hat from South Boutique.

Everyone needs a hat as a fashion staple in their wardrobe, including your co-workers. Hats are the perfect winter accessory as they are both trendy and functional. When you can’t think of a gift off the top of your head, think of  buying a hat from South Boutique.

4. Office desk décor from At Home Furnishings.

At Home Furnishings is a close neighbor to KCP and they have everything that you need for a home or office. When buying for your “work friends”, what better gift is there than an office desk accessory  that they can use everyday?! It is a gift that will never go out of style!

5. A cozy scarf from Soca Clothing.

Do you know a coworker that is always COLD? With a scarf from Soca Clothing, they will never hold the office thermostat hostage again. Plus, Soca has a variety of fashionable options that they could wear time and time again!

6. A gift card to Lucky Cat Rolled Creams.

Does one of your coworkers have a sweet tooth? The ideal gift for the sweet-tooth lover would be a gift card to Lucky Cat where they can indulge in the unique flavors of ice cream!

7. A gift card to SalonU.

Do holiday gift-giving in “style” this year with a giftcard to local favorite, SalonU! Voted as the Best Hair Salon in Birmingham Magazine’s Best of 2018, you can truly give that stylish coworker the best of the best this holiday season.

8. A dopp kit from Caliber.

For the one who loves to travel, get them a Barbour dopp kit from the local outdoors store in downtown Homewood. It is the perfect gift for men or women to store their toiletries in a rustic and stylish way. This is a timeless, practical gift that will last them years on end.

9. Baby Bites® from Pastry Art Bake Shoppe.

An original creation by pastry chef Carol Gregg, Baby Bites® have virtually replaced the traditional petit four as the scrumptious treat-of-choice for weddings, baby showers, parties, family gatherings and are the perfect gift for this holiday season! With a variety of seasonal designs and flavors, they provide the perfect assortment of holiday cheer in any office.

10. Taste of Alabama Basket from Alabama Goods.

Give the gift of culture to a coworker that is not from our beautiful State. Each holiday basket is packed with the freshest gourmet sweet and savory foods and is ready to open and enjoy. And the best part is everything in the basket is made locally in Alabama. This a unique gift that is sure to make every belly and heart full this season!