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Ellen Tien was a columnist in the New York Times Styles section for 12 years and has written for O Magazine, Vogue and Rolling Stone. From now until December 24, she will be providing a daily tip on stylish presents to make your holiday shopping even easier.

Give the gift of never having to search frantically for a last-minute birthday card again. Fitzgerald Coleman’s stationery boxes provide a carefully curated collection of cards, flats, tags and stationery in a keepsake box.

With celeb cult brands like John Derian and Artecnica and Paper + Cup, occasional writers won’t need be reduced to sending a Hallmark greeting again. Seven different collections in a box of your color choice, each $145 at, use the code UsGifts09 for 20 percent off your purchase!

Keep visiting our Holiday Gift Guide over the next couple of weeks for fabulous giveaways of some of our favorite gifts!