Home Made : Lavish Gifts by Local Talents

Mary Rourke is a Times staff writer

Clockwise from top: The doll dressed in satin and velvet is by Millie Wheelden, $500, at Elizabeth Staircase, West Hollywood, where all of the presents were wrapped. By Irit Ehrlich, a red silk sweater with cut-velvet flowers and sleeves, $450, double-circle skirt in matching cut velvet, $400, and gold-and-black panne velvet evening bag, $185, all at Irit Designs, Beverly Hills. Gold leather gloves, $25, are by Gloves by Hammer, Hollywood. Deanna Hamro bejewels a cuff, $245, at Bullock's Beverly Center. Ugga Bugga hoop necklaces in sterling silver and cubic zirconia are by Kathryn Post, $300 each, at Fred Segal. Robe, $315, and nightgown, $265, in yellow satin with ecru lace are by Lore Lingerie, at Neiman-Marcus. Arlene Altman handmakes watchbands for antique watch faces: one in gold, $2,400, one in wild boar, $850, from her boutique at Theodore, Beverly Hills. Faux gem, paisley-shaped brooch, $60, and strands of faux pearls and cut glass, $90, are by Alison Fraunhar for Bedrock Baroque, at Hubba-Hubba, Santa Monica. The gold leather, lace-up boots, $82, come in other colors at Ciao Shoes & Accessories, West Los Angeles. Potpourri ducks are $19.50 and $52 at Cotterill & Co., Los Angeles. Hand-painted gourd by Barbara Embree is $150 at Elizabeth Staircase. Faith Porter designed the sterling silver-and-crystal necklace, $1,100 at Neiman-Marcus. Pillows with season's greetings are by Patch Potpourri, $16 each, and the large potpourri bear is by Goodfriends, $100, both at Elizabeth Staircase. The hand-painted toy train set, $160, the wooden horse, $80, and wooden teddy bear, $40, are all by Country Creations, and the furry brown bears are by California Stuffed Toys, $30 each, all at the Flower Shop on Melrose Place, Los Angeles. Red hair ribbon, $25, and hunter-green ribbon, $15, are by Dick Ernst for L.A. Bows, at Glitz, Los Angeles. The forest-green suede shirt is by Clifford Olson, $440, at North Beach Leather. The hand-painted silk necktie is by Maria Ferrer, $100, at Neiman-Marcus. The Gazebo, Los Angeles, lent the pine chest; the rug is from Morady Oriental Rugs, Los Angeles, and the quilts are from the Margaret Cavigga Quilt Collection, West Los Angeles. STYLIST: BECCA GLESBY / HMS BOOKINGS

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