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HC California Chic and Casual Gift Guide by Nathan Turner

by habituallychic

12 . 20 . 14



I couldn’t think of a more fun person to contribute a California chic and casual gift guide than interior designer, entertaining expert, and store owner Nathan Turner. As many of you probably saw of the show Million Dollar Decorators, he’s extremely funny and down to earth. I really think they should create a show just for him and Mary McDonald if they haven’t already. He always seems to be traveling somewhere so I’m glad I can follow along on his adventure via Instagram.  I think he’s chosen some great last minute gift ideas too.  Enjoy!

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Anthropologie Hobnail Pitcher

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Baggu Weekend Bag


“When I was 16, my parents did the whole car on the driveway with a bow on it. Which seems like it’s out of a television commercial but at the time it was very fun.  Nowadays the best gift for me is taking time to get away & relax.  This year will be on Harbour Island.” – Nathan Turner

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Casamigos Tequila

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Handwoven Placemats from Hollywood at Home

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Fig Leaf iPad Case from Hollywood at Home


“I think the best presents I’ve ever given are something personal with meaning behind them.” – Nathan Turner

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Lawson Fenning Monkey Fist Key Chain

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Raffia Covered Boxes from Mecox

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Slow Is Fast: On the Road at Home


“When I spend Christmas with my family it’s usually in Lake Tahoe.  We’ve always gone out to the sierras and cut down our own tree. Which always feels very old fashioned to me and makes for a great day.” – Nathan Turner

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Swans Island Blankets

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William Reardon Bud Vases available at Nathan Turner Store or online.


Me: If money were no object, what would you like to see under the tree this year?

Nathan: Some major piece of art.

Me: Fingers crossed!