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12 must-have home goods for the well-stuffed stocking
Have a piece of holly jolly hosiery hanging by the pellet stove that needs attention before December 25? Consider these useful and beautiful stocking stuffers — most eco-friendly and/or from small designers — for $25 and under.
Mon, Dec 09, 2013 at 09:00 AM
In addition to serving as a refreshing departure from tried and true stocking stuffer standards — double AA batteries, toothbrushes
, chocolate oranges, Purell, Bayer, golf balls, two dollar bills, nips, free travel samples you picked up at the cosmetic counter — the below gift-able goodies all make for excellent $25-and-under offerings for any upcoming Yankee gift swaps or Secret Santa parties that you may be attending over the coming weeks. That is, if you think you have it in you to
not be that
who picks up a ridiculous something last minute in the Seen on TV aisle of Walgreens or goes the easy, non-creative route with a bottle of bourbon (you know who you are).
Like my main holiday gift guide
which focuses mostly on big-ticket items that don't lend themselves to placement in a piece of ornamental hosiery, these home-centric ideas are mostly eco-friendly, handmade, and/or the work of small, independent designers and artisans.
Wood Fish Trivet/Tray @ Twine
Reclaimed Telephone Keys Frame @ Dry Goods
House Pot Holder @ Branch
Horseshoe Magnet by Jonas Damon @ Areaware
BNTO Canning Jar Lunch Box Adapter @ Cuppow!
Heirloom Vegetable Seed Packet Note Cards @ Beekman 1802
Orla Kiely Handwash - Hollyberry @ Method
Kishu Binchotan Water Purifying Charcoals @ Dry Goods
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