Looking a gift horse in the mouth may turn a party into an etiquette lesson, whereas looking a gift basilisk in the eyes will turn the birthday girl to stone. Give curse-free gifts and goods with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of gifts at Giftworks Boutique in North Vancouver.
Giftworks arms givers with the ammo needed to make loved ones' days in a selection of distinctive gift ideas, from luxurious bath products to one-of-a-kind artwork. Increase earlobe self-esteem with Silver Suspensions funky hoop earrings, which come in several colours and stones and are made in nearby Tsawwassen ($15.99). Hosts can present the gift of soup inside hand-painted ceramic bowls by Paula Harvie (17.99); a set of Giftworks' wind chimes adds melody to every breeze and gust ($9.99+). Intricately decorated Lolita shot glasses are perfect gifts for collectors looking to complement their Jane Eyre cocktail shaker and Madame Bovary brandy snifter ($17.99).