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We are so pleased to present our 3rd annual Holiday Gift Guide! This is such a fun publication to put together and this year we’ve expanded it to include recipes perfect for holiday gift giving from some of our favorite bloggers, along with a new section filled with free printable holiday gift tags from our favorite printable designers! Everything you need to get ready for the holiday season is right here in our magazine! Here’s a peek of all of the amazing contributors who helped make this publication our best yet!

Quite a list, right? So grab another cup of coffee and get cozy…..
it’s time to check out our 2012 Holiday Gift Guide….


The TomKat Studio Holiday Gift Guide Team:


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  2. michelle @ this little light

    November 19th, 2012 at 4:22 am

    I am so excited to see this … pouring my coffee right now!

  3. Kim

    November 19th, 2012 at 8:36 am


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  5. Candace Queen

    November 19th, 2012 at 5:57 am

    Where did you get your daughter’s cute outfit? You may have listed the sources inside, so I will look there too. She always looks so precious!

  6. Kim

    November 19th, 2012 at 8:42 am

    Her dress is by Roxy. I bought it on Zulily but you can google and find it on various sites!
    Her vest is from Target and her headband was made by Whippy Cake!

  7. jessica crosswhite

    December 8th, 2012 at 7:35 pm

    love the dress also if u know who has it i would love to know also 🙂

  8. Kim

    November 19th, 2012 at 6:43 am

    How can I see the gift guide? Is there a link? Thanks

  9. Kim

    November 19th, 2012 at 8:43 am

    Hi Kim! You should be able to see the widget above in the post that shows EXPAND. This will make the guide full screen for easy viewing! Let me know if you continue to have issues! Thanks!

  10. Janet

    November 19th, 2012 at 7:13 pm

    Search Pet TickleMe Plant to grow the only house plant that closes its leaves when you Tickle it

  11. Janet

    November 19th, 2012 at 7:13 pm

    See the video of the Pet TickleMe plant in action

  12. Kori Clark

    November 19th, 2012 at 6:49 am

    Beautiful Job! I can certainly find gifts for almost everyone I know, I am dying to try every recipe here, and I LOVE to see how different designers came up with so many different solutions for gift tags! It’s awesome! Congrats!

  13. Kim

    November 19th, 2012 at 8:44 am

    Thank you so much, Kori! It is so much fun creating this publication! THANK YOU for contributing your adorable gift tags for the guide! xoxo

  14. Sandra

    November 19th, 2012 at 8:04 am

    Hi, I would love to know where did you get your daughters outfit. I love it

  15. Kim

    November 19th, 2012 at 8:44 am

    Her dress is by Roxy. I bought it on Zulily but you can google and find it on various sites! Her vest is from Target and her headband was made by Whippy Cake!

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  17. Tina Dahl

    November 19th, 2012 at 9:42 am

    Ooooooo…can’t wait to get home tonight and POUR over this with a with a glass of wine in hand 🙂

    P.S. Love the festiveness that is youe web site and all the goodies in the Shop! Love it all Kim!!!

  18. Kim

    November 19th, 2012 at 10:52 am

    Enjoy, Tina!! Thank you so much! We’ve been busy little elves over here decking the halls! xoxo

  19. Tina Dahl

    November 19th, 2012 at 9:43 am

    And, your red dress on your logo is TOO cute!! 🙂

  20. Kim

    November 19th, 2012 at 10:53 am

    Thank you! We did that last year, too. I thought about dressing her up for Halloween too….maybe next year!

  21. Carmen

    November 19th, 2012 at 9:54 am

    Absolutely gorgeous! So many fabulous gift ideas, treats and tags. Love it all.

  22. Kim

    November 19th, 2012 at 10:53 am

    Thank you so much!

  23. Linda Swart

    November 19th, 2012 at 10:01 am

    So many good ideas for Christmas great job once again;)

  24. Kim

    November 19th, 2012 at 10:53 am

    Thank you, Linda!

  25. Kyra

    November 19th, 2012 at 10:40 am

    This is SO cute! I love the printables! Such an awesome gift guide, and I thought mine was pretty cute… 🙂 http://www.buggieboolove.com

    Yours is WAY more adorable!

  26. Kim

    November 19th, 2012 at 10:54 am

    Thank you, Kyra! Yours looks great! xoxo

  27. Deborah

    November 19th, 2012 at 10:42 am

    This one is your best yet! Thanks for sharing all your ideas w/ us! Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family!!!

  28. Kim

    November 19th, 2012 at 10:54 am

    Thank you so much for the sweet compliment, Deborah! Happy Thanksgiving!

  29. Andrea Worley

    November 19th, 2012 at 10:44 am

    Everything is just beautiful and well put together Kim! Love this!

  30. Kim

    November 19th, 2012 at 10:54 am

    Thank you, Andrea!!

  31. Brianna

    November 19th, 2012 at 10:54 am

    Yay! Can’t wait to see what’s inside.

  32. Kim

    November 19th, 2012 at 10:54 am


  33. Katie

    November 19th, 2012 at 10:55 am

    Pretty much looks AMAZING! It’s gorgeous. You’ve outdone yourself. If that was even possible!

  34. Laura B.

    November 19th, 2012 at 11:22 am

    That was the BEST 20 minutes spent all day! Such wonderful contributions and GREAT ideas for a perfect holiday! THANK you so much for compiling and sharing!!!

  35. Kim

    November 19th, 2012 at 11:23 am

    I would love to order the locket from origamiowl.com. Do you have a consultant ID # to use?

  36. Maureen Anders of Anders Ruff

    November 19th, 2012 at 11:45 am

    Everything looks fabulous, Kim! Great job! That was fun to browse!

  37. Laura

    November 19th, 2012 at 12:06 pm

    Oh MY!! You have outdone yourself this year!! Great job!!!

  38. Haydee @ {how sweet life is}

    November 19th, 2012 at 12:13 pm

    You have done a great job putting this together Kim! I can’t wait to have my much-needed mommy break tonight and relish each and every beautiful page. Loving the gift tags! xoxo

  39. elissa @ one stone events

    November 19th, 2012 at 12:26 pm

    fantastic job, kim! i love the recipes (may be trying your s’mores cups and hot chocolate on a stick!) and the printable tags. thank you!!

  40. Jennifer

    November 19th, 2012 at 12:36 pm

    i am so glad you did this again. I love to see everyone’s picks and I found some new shops that have such cute things.

  41. whippy cake

    November 19th, 2012 at 12:53 pm

    Kim! It’s so gorgeous! It gets better and better every year, if that were even possible. I’m off to go purchase some of these fab items…

  42. Anna Prusa

    November 19th, 2012 at 12:59 pm

    Got a quick peek in during naptime and the gift guide is so well done! I love all the printables in the back, and can’t wait to look again later tonight:)

  43. Linnette

    November 19th, 2012 at 1:14 pm

    This is by far the best one yet Kim! Very clean and super eazy to do read. There are so many ideas yet it is all so well organized that it is very easy on the eyes. Nicely done! I hope you do print a copy of each one that you do!

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  45. Kara @ LaunchHER

    November 19th, 2012 at 3:38 pm

    Gorgeous guide!

    Can’t wait to try the s’mores cups ~ the oreo truffles were such a hit last year.

    Loving all of the printable tags, too!

    Happy Holidays to you all!

  46. Natalee

    November 19th, 2012 at 5:28 pm

    Hi Kim! Your holiday gift guide is absolutely amazing!!! Can you tell me what the font is called on the front cover that says “Holiday Gift Guide”? I love it!! You are a truly talented person! Keep up the great work!

  47. ashley

    November 19th, 2012 at 8:04 pm

    Ok, this is so random, but where is that Santa from in the main picture?? It is soooo cute!!! 🙂 …along with everything else, of course 🙂

  48. becca

    November 19th, 2012 at 10:18 pm

    I had so much fun reading this year’s guide- thanks for letting me participate and for all the great gift ideas Kim & team!!! Happy Thanksgiving week!

  49. Kami

    November 19th, 2012 at 10:25 pm

    Beautiful Kim! So fun to flip through. …and little Kate on the cover could not be more cute! 🙂

  50. Kim @ The Celebration Shoppe

    November 20th, 2012 at 5:00 am

    Just beautiful Kim! I’m getting that iPhone camera lens this week. 😉

  51. Florence

    November 20th, 2012 at 12:14 pm

    What a wonderful resource guide. Thanks for all of this wonderful inspiration. I love TomKat Studio!

  52. Nicole

    November 20th, 2012 at 12:20 pm

    I LOVE your gift guide! It’s amazing! Great work to you and your team!

  53. MARIEL

    November 20th, 2012 at 12:34 pm

    hola kim tu guia de regalos fabulosa saludos desde la ciudad de mexico. feliz dia de gracis

  54. Amanda K.

    November 20th, 2012 at 4:28 pm

    WOW!!! Such an amazing issue!! To be honest, I was kinda iffy at first because I wasn’t sure if there would be gifts that I’d realistically buy for someone, but I was proved wrong! Loving the recipes and gift tags too! Your had work has paid off for sure! I’m looking forward to next year’s magazine already =]

  55. Trish

    November 23rd, 2012 at 9:54 am

    I love the gift guide. It’s so wonderful and filled with great ideas! And Kate looks as adorable and stylish as ever!

  56. stephanie j

    November 23rd, 2012 at 11:21 am

    I’ve been looking forward to this! Amazing job- lots of great inspiration!

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  59. Beth Meyer

    November 28th, 2012 at 7:40 pm

    Very impressed by everything you have accomplished!!! It is clear to see that you enjoy everything that you do! I can’t wait to see next great idea! Your family must be very proud!
    Take Care,
    Beth (your cousin by marriage LOL)

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  61. Christie Ryan

    December 7th, 2012 at 7:29 pm

    Kim, I LOVE THIS!!! Thank you so much for sharing, I’m excited to download many of the printable tags!! Beautifully put together!

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  63. Tami Cicale

    December 12th, 2012 at 10:45 am

    By FAR my favorite Holiday gift catalog online. Well done!

  64. Charlemagne Prokopyshyn

    December 17th, 2012 at 5:48 pm

    Wow this website is amazing! I stumbled across it through other links etc. and am so glad i did! Great ideas for gifts and i have already done a few for this years Christmas so thank you so much! Am loving the layout of your website and the logo is gorgeous! I love that you can customize the design for Christmas! I am just setting up a food blog and am looking for a logo, was wondering if you could tell me who designed yours with the cute cupcakes? I think it’s ever so good and would love to see other work by this illustrator if thats ok! Wishing you a merry Christmas from Germany! 😀

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