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Green Monday: 2013 holiday gift guide
If sexy smoke alarms, food-growing fish tanks or an iPod dock made from salvaged driftwood fail to help you check 'the person who has everything' off your holiday gift list, than I quit.
Mon, Dec 02, 2013 at 08:30 AM
Feeling good and ready to partake in some old-fashioned consumerism
that doesn't involve donning elbow pads and questioning your own sanity in the parking lot of a J.C. Penny at 5 am?
You've come to the right place.
Like in years past
, I've wrangled up a motley and merry assortment of 20 holiday gift ideas for the home and garden that are, for the most part, durable, handmade, domestically designed/manufactured, and/or made from recycled/recyclable/sustainable materials. All of these useful and beautiful items are priced under $200; many you may recognize from past mentions on this blog. And naturally, there's something for just about everyone on your holiday shopping list: Home improvement wizards, amateur aquaponics enthusiasts, backyard campers, dedicated composters, people who enjoy innovative water filters, et al.
Now get to.
Soma Water Filter @ Drink Soma
($99 - Glass carafe/1-year filter supply)
Honeycomb Hex Pattern Coasters @ Flox Home
Cork Doorstop by Daniel Michalik @ Areaware
Nest Protect Smoke + CO Alarm @ Nest
AquaFarm At Home Aquaponics Kit by Back to Roots @ Abe's Market
Animal Parade Seasoning Shaker Set by Teerachai Suppametheekulwat and Qualy @ A+R Store
Little Big Trivet by Alissia Melka-Teichroew @ Areaware
Pear Cutting Board @ Poketo
Driftwood iPhone 4 Dock @ Daytrip Society ($75)
Trusco Tool Box @ CB2
Bear Balsam Pillow @ Izola
"Hello Nature: How to Draw, Paint, Cook and Find Your Way" by William Wegman @ Amazon.com
Floyd the Lion by the Plaid Pigeon @ Fab.com
($27 - succulent not included)
Globe Terrarium Kit @ Terrain
($68 - $128)
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