GIFTS OVER $100

  • Rockport and Scottsdale Croquet Set
     
    May 25th, 2012
     
    Do you know just how many croquet sets are available online? Hundreds, to say the least. I've no idea which set is the best to steer you towards, but I ...
     
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  • Sbriciola Bread Cutting Board
     
    May 14th, 2012
     
    Corral bread crumbs easily with this cutting board from Alessi. As you slice bread, crumbs fall between the slats into the tray below, which then pulls out for quick cleaning. ...
     
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  • Cafino Coffee Maker
     
    May 11th, 2012
     
    No filter bag needed for this coffee maker. The Cafino has a double stainless steel mesh sieve that fits into a heat resistant borosilicate glass cylinder. Simply place your ground ...
     
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  • Nomu Tea Set
     
    April 30th, 2012
     
    Need an upgrade your tea ritual? The ceramic Nomu teapot has a removable cork sleeve that has two functions- it keeps your hands comfortable while pouring and it keeps your ...
     
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  • Handmade Cedar Wood Rope Swing
     
    April 13th, 2012
     
    If you have a tree where a swing would work and 150 bucks lying around*, what are you waiting for? The weather is nice and ripe for appreciation, and a tree ...
     
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  • Scrabble Typography Edition
     
    March 23rd, 2012
     
    Oh my, now the diehards of the design set can have an aesthetically pleasing Scrabble game. Scrabble enthusiasts might find fault with aspects of the board (no colors?!), yet there's ...
     
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  • Dip-Dyed Baguette Boards
     
    March 20th, 2012
     
    Who knew adding a little milk paint to a plain serving board would make it so much better? The folks that made these, that's who. A little stripe action and ...
     
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  • iErnest camera strap
     
    March 1st, 2012
     
    Ooo, take a look at this very nice camera strap. It has an elastic shock absorber (it's adjustable) to reduce neck and shoulder pressure as well as a few extra ...
     
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  • FlexVase
     
    February 23rd, 2012
     
    This vase allows you to switch out the top for specific arrangements. Have a bigger bouquet? Use the wider mouth. Have a single stem? Use the tiny one. Three options ...
     
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  • Pocket Piano
     
    January 16th, 2012
     
    If you're on the go and don't want to put up with an iPhone-based synthesizer, or perhaps you're an ultralight musician, the Pocket Piano from Critter & Guitari just might ...
     
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  • Menorah by Josh Owen
     
    December 20th, 2011
     
    How about a hefty menorah? This one by Josh Owens is made of solid cast iron and has an integrated tray to catch wax drippings (or a used match). Happy ...
     
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  • EcoSphere
     
    December 20th, 2011
     
    This might be the best gift ever, unless the recipient is extremely clumsy. It's a whole ecosystem completely enclosed in handblown glass. With sufficient light and a comfortable room temperature, ...
     
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  • Slalom Steerable Sled
     
    December 19th, 2011
     
    Remember how this week we'll be updating our Gifts section? Well, if you're lucky enough to have some snow, consider this for a gift this year... When life gives you ...
     
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  • Lytro Light Field Camera
     
    November 30th, 2011
     
    This little camera is pretty special; you can focus each picture after you take it. The Lytro captures the entire light field, allowing you to pick foreground/middle/background, whichever ...
     
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  • One Point One Leather Pen Case
     
    November 30th, 2011
     
    I'll add this to the list of seriously awesome-office-products-that-I-really-don't-need-but-desperately-want. The devil is in the details, and well, it's the extremely clever and unique elastic closure that makes this product really ...
     
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  • Danish Wool Blanket
     
    November 28th, 2011
     
    Maybe a decent throw will keep you from turning up the thermostat this winter? This colorful rhombus/triangle design will look just at home on the back of the sofa ...
     
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  • Stacking Vessels
     
    November 2nd, 2011
     
    These stacking vessels by Pia W├╝stenberg are something else. It's tempting to file them under 'art' instead of 'vases'. Be prepared for a little sticker shock though, as piece ...
     
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  • Dopp Kit by hard graft
     
    October 20th, 2011
     
    Have you ever seen a nicer wash bag? It's almost too nice to get anywhere near water, though you could protect the leather/suede with a Scotchguard-ish spray and wax. ...
     
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