Need some help finding great gifts for her, or gifts for men? Looking for new traditions to make your holiday celebrations extra special? Simply wondering what your friends at Magpies Gifts have been up to? Well, you’ve come to the right place! Our blog is chock full posts aimed at informing, inspiring and making life a little simpler. Read on!

The Magpies Nesties Loyalty Program: Rewards Just for Shopping!

Our Magpies Nesties loyalty program rewards people just like YOU for shopping at your favorite Houston boutique. Are you a member yet? Signing up is simple. And earning points? That’s even easier! Curious about how it all works? Here’s a quick overview of our loyalty program, rewards and all the important details you should know…. Read More »

The Curated Care Package: Gifts for College Students


As any doting parent (or grandparent, or sibling, or friend …) will tell you, gifts for college students don’t have to end once those dorm rooms are done up and classes have started. Every college kid appreciates knowing someone is thinking of them, and care packages are a great way to do just that. But,… Read More »

Back-to-School Shopping: Monogramming Makes Life Easier


Back-to-school shopping often continues even after the school year’s official start. And, while you’re out grabbing up those remaining items on your list, the moms at Magpies Gifts have a helpful tip: Monogramming is a great way to start the academic year on the right foot. Whether they wear them or carry them, monogrammed items… Read More »

Survival Mode: Five Essentials for Your Summer Shopping Cart


Summer shopping is all about survival — from scoping out tools to help withstand blazing temperatures, to pinpointing the season’s big styles. At Magpies Gifts we know it isn’t easy, but we’re absolutely here to help. We’ve created a summer shopping list with hand-picked essentials for every basic survival skill: Shelter, water, fire, food and attitude…. Read More »

Baby Gifts for Second-Time Parents

Ever puzzled over baby gifts for friends who already have a little one? Such presents can be tricky, considering the family likely has “big” items like cribs and strollers covered — and could be overloaded on baby clothes or baby toys. So, how do you help them celebrate their new addition without contributing too much… Read More »

It’s Fiesta Time: Cinco de Mayo 2019

Cinco de Mayo 2019 will be here before you know it, and for lots of folks that means it’s time to fiesta! Whether you’ll be out and about at a friend’s place or inviting others to your own in-casa bash, Magpies Gifts has a few tips for making Cinco de Mayo 2019 one for the… Read More »

Magpies Does Earth Day: Gifts, Events and Going Green

When it comes to all the ways to celebrate Earth Day, gifts aren’t the first things that come to mind. For most people, the holiday is all about rethinking daily practices, finding new ways to go green and making better use of natural resources. At Magpies Gifts, our team is doing all the above —… Read More »

Magpies Gifts Celebrates 20th Anniversary Milestone in Sugar Land

HOUSTON – April 6, 2018 – They say life is sweet in Sugar Land, something Magpies Gifts has known for two decades and counting. The family-owned boutique’s Sugar Land location will mark its 20th anniversary on April 26 with a party the public is invited to attend. During the event, guests will enjoy a 20… Read More »

Meet Lacey with Magpies Gifts Design Services!

Hi, Everyone! My name is Lacey Michalek, and I’m the interior designer for Magpies Gifts Design Services. I wanted to take a second to introduce myself and give you a little background as to how I came into my role with the company. I was almost done with my senior year of college at Louisiana… Read More »

Our Turquoise Table is a Sweet Resting Spot in Bellaire, Texas!

If you’ve stopped by our Bellaire, Texas, store in recent weeks, you might have noticed a new addition out front. Situated on our lawn, facing Bellaire Boulevard, is a bright turquoise table. What’s it all about? Oh, you know we’re glad to fill you in. We’ll be the first to admit that the turquoise table… Read More »

In Search of Easter Gifts that Go Beyond the Chocolate Bunny?

Spring has sprung – the bluebonnets have begun to bloom and Peter Cottontail is well on his way down the bunny trail. And if you’re like many parents looking to pass along the true meaning of this season to your little ones, you might find yourself having some trouble finding thoughtful Easter gifts. Sure, marshmallow… Read More »

Magpies Gifts Pairs with Alex and Ani on Eco-Friendly Fundraiser

Event Raises Over $1,300 for Evelyn’s Park Conservancy HOUSTON – September 27, 2016 – Magpies Gifts and environmentally-conscious jewelry line Alex and Ani came together for a cause on Sept. 10 — a fundraiser in support of Evelyn’s Park Conservancy. Evelyn’s Park Conservancy is a nonprofit organization committed to designing, developing and transforming the five-acre historic… Read More »

Purchasing Magpies Gift Certificates Has Never Been Easier!

Magpies Gift Certificates

Everyone knows that one person in life who has everything. You love them, you enjoy spending time with them, but buying gifts for them is a nightmare. Trust us when we say we’ve been there. When it comes to folks who lead to stressful shopping situations, the Magpies team has two words of advice: Gift… Read More »

Our New T-shirts Are Making a Statement!

Magpies Gifts Shirts

At Magpies Gifts, we try to make positivity and encouragement part of our everyday work. After all, life gets tough sometimes. And if there’s a way to make someone’s day better and spread a few smiles, we are all about it. Recently, our team got to thinking about ways we could incorporate a few more… Read More »

Magpies Talks Holiday Gift Ideas with ABC 13’s Rebecca Spera!

Magpies Gifts | Holiday Gifts

The tree is up, the parties are booked and holiday tunes are out in full force. It’s the most wonderful time of the year, right? Sure, except for the stress that comes with seasonal shopping. At Magpies Gifts, we’re all about making life easier for our incredible friends and customers, and we were thrilled when… Read More »

Make a Big Difference When You Shop Small Business Saturday!

Magpies Gifts | Small Business Saturday

You know the old question. Does size really matter? Well, in the world of business ownership, the answer is a resounding YES! Magpies Gifts is proud to count ourselves among the more than 28 million small businesses that call the United States home. What exactly is a small business? According to the U.S. Small Business… Read More »

Magpies is Bringing a Little More Fun to the Christmas Countdown!

Magpies Gifts | Star from Afar

For anyone who needed reminding (and we’ll be honest here — no one did) the holidays are just around the corner! And while grownups might have their internal calendars on lock, that Christmas countdown isn’t so easy for little ones. You’re in luck! At Magpies, we’ve got a fun-tastic way for families to infuse something… Read More »

What is Your PURSE-onality?

Magpies Gifts | Brighton Bag

In case the re-emergence of pumpkin spice everything hadn’t tipped you off, autumn is upon us. And for many people, that means breaking out beautiful fall wardrobes that have sat forgotten in closets for months. At Magpies we love accessorizing our cold- (well, colder) weather ensembles, and purses are a great way to do just… Read More »

Give Peace a Chance. Celebrate the International Day of Peace.

Magpies Gifts | Give Peace a Chance

School’s back in session, Halloween displays are out and you’re already planning the menu for this year’s Thanksgiving feast. The holiday season isn’t here just yet, but it’s right around the corner. As you prepare for the busy months ahead, at Magpies we encourage you to stop, take a breath and take note of another… Read More »

Make an Impression with Monogrammed Gifts

Magpies Gifts | Monogram

If you know anything about Magpies Gifts, you know we love our monograms. And while that may have something to do with our Southern roots, it has a whole lot more to do with the added touch that personalization brings to the present process. Monogrammed gifts convey an unspoken message. They show you took a… Read More »

Finding Peace through Family Togetherness

Magpies Gifts | Family Togetherness

These days, it seems you can’t turn on the TV, open a paper or walk down the street without learning of some catastrophic event wreaking havoc in our world. And if you’re anything like us, that news begins to wear on you. During times like these, when so much seems outside our control, my family… Read More »