GIFTS UNDER $25

  • Dux Brass Pencil Sharpener
     
    December 3rd, 2013
     
    Do you use pencils? Do you have a plastic pencil sharpener? Pfft. Toss it in the recycling bin, because this one is much better. Made of solid brass, the Dux ...
     
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  • Happy Thanksgiving!
     
    November 27th, 2013
     
    Here's hoping to a happy Thanksgiving for everyone... fingers crossed that it'll be a safe day full of friends, family and/or stuffing ourselves silly. Posts will return as usual ...
     
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  • Frame Drawing Pad
     
    November 12th, 2013
     
    A quick framing job is just what your drawings need, because, let's face it, you're not a famous artist (yet). I'd suggest scattering a few of these around the house ...
     
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  • Brass Alphabet Bookmark
     
    October 23rd, 2013
     
    Midori just keeps making brass desktop tools that are hard to resist. And this one packs a double function: use as a bookmark and as a stencil. Even if your ...
     
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  • ‘Errare’ Eraser
     
    October 15th, 2013
     
    For those days when you really screw up, pick up this eraser and read the notable latin phrase aloud: "Errare humanum est." That translates into 'To err is human' if ...
     
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  • Sphere Bottle Opener
     
    October 10th, 2013
     
    It's a smooth, round bottle opener that fits the palm of your hand perfectly. What else could you ask for, besides a good beer or two? Available in black or ...
     
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  • Alphabet Notebooks by Monotype
     
    October 7th, 2013
     
    Pick your favorite letter from this set of Alphabet notebooks by Monotype. Each notebook features one letter (A-Z) from the Monotype library printed in silver to GF Smith Colorplan stocks. ...
     
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  • Miller Planisphere
     
    September 16th, 2013
     
    Most of us can recognize the major constellations (Orion, the Big Dipper, etc.) but if we arm ourselves with the flat, plastic disc of the Miller Planisphere, we'll be able ...
     
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  • The Pattern Box: 100 Postcards
     
    August 26th, 2013
     
    If you like patterns and postcards, you'd best snap up this box set now. Curated by New York City's Textile Arts Center, this collection has one hundred designs from ten ...
     
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  • Brass Clip Number
     
    July 29th, 2013
     
    The Midori collection over at baum-kuchen has me adding a few desk accessories to my shopping list, namely, these brass clip numbers. Each clip is made of solid brass and ...
     
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  • Telegram Thank You Cards
     
    July 10th, 2013
     
    There's a vague sense of responsibility I feel every time I come across decent Thank You cards, almost like I'm a schoolmarm rapping knuckles of anyone not writing their letters ...
     
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  • Tiny Letterpress Cards
     
    June 26th, 2013
     
    You never know when you might need a small card to say the word(s) you'd rather not say in person, or (even worse) in an email. Cards are an ...
     
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  • Musguard
     
    June 13th, 2013
     
    If you ride a bike, you need a fender, and if you need a fender, you probably will like the Musguard, a removable, rollable, polypropylene bicycle fender. Simple as can ...
     
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  • Happy Memorial Day!
     
    May 27th, 2013
     
    Happy Memorial Day! We'll return tomorrow with regularly scheduled posts. Shown above: Star Spangled Spatula, now available in red, blue, black, or white, $10.00, in addition to the Stainless Steel and ...
     
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  • Loop Tea Strainer
     
    May 22nd, 2013
     
    Another tea strainer. Aren't you excited? I know how important it is to you, that perfect (elusive?) cup of tea, and Kinto has yet another option to consider. This stick-shaped ...
     
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  • Pixelivery Tshirts
     
    May 10th, 2013
     
    Let's pause for a moment to appreciate all things pixelated. Particularly, your home state pixelated on a T-shirt. Pixelivery were kind enough to send me a Texas shirt, and it ...
     
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  • Cats Let Nothing Darken Their Roar Prints, Card, Custom
     
    April 25th, 2013
     
    Yes, we all know and love the calendar, but now Cats Let Nothing Darken Their Roar has added prints, cards, and custom made phrases to their product selection. Choose between ...
     
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  • Floating Tea Strainer by Kinto
     
    April 19th, 2013
     
    If you hadn't seen the title, you could have used your deductive reasoning to figure out what function this little sphere fulfills. There are the small perforations at the bottom, ...
     
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