20 Super Rad Gifts

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1/ a black cast iron fondue set for your cousin who wants to borrow yours
2/ a set of four brew espresso cups for someone who can’t stop won’t stop
3/ a chic candle snuffer for your mom who always has one burning
4/ a ceramic flask for your uncle who loves the outdoors

 

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5/ a double ended highlighter set for the students in your life
6/ an Esym scent pod for your best friend’s stocking
7/ a pair of gold agate bookends for your aunt who’s a librarian
8/ a Juniper 37G knife for your friend who always has one in their pocket

 

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9/ a Lomo Instant Sanremo + 3 lenses for your dad who loves photography
10/ an overdue notecard set for your grandmother who still writes to her childhood friend
11/ a maple sugar cube for the sweet-tooth
12/ a set of four frosted stout beer glasses for your friend who loves craft beer

 

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13/ a One iOS lightning charger for the workaholic
14/ a SOMA glass water bottle for your super healthy aunt
15/ a Soundflex bluetooth speaker for your friend who bikes every weekend
16/ a standing pen for the one who’s forever asking to borrow one

 

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17/ a torq nutcraker for your grandfather who loves snacking on nuts by a fire
18/ an acrylic chess set for your best friend’s uber smart kiddo
19/ Wild Medicine soap & crystal for your boho pal
20/ a bottle of winter oil bath for the one who needs to slow down and relax

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Blanket Ladders

Ladders specifically for holding your blankets – did you know that’s a thing? I did and yet I didn’t. After taking down my string light-covered Hub Ladder last Christmas, I relocated it to my bedroom where I hung some blankets to get them out of the way. A few weeks later I began seeing similar things online – or perhaps they’d been there all along and that’s where I got the idea? Who knows. It’s a sweet way to show off your blanket collection as well as keep them close at hand as winter approaches. Check out these ten for some inspiration, click on each image to go to the ladder link!

 

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Mortars + Pestles

A mortar and pestle is the ultimate example of form meeting function. It might seem like one of those kitchen gadgets you buy only to have it sit on a shelf gathering dust, but trust me when I say it’s one of the most versatile tools in your culinary arsenal. A few quick ideas – grind sesame seeds for homemade tahini, crush up nuts, grind herbs to infuse salts and make flavored butter, pulverize steel cut oats – the list really does go on. Mine is a dark green marble mortar and pestle gifted to me by my mom, but I definitely have crushes on these thirteen.

 

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1/ Aroma Mortar + Pestle  2/ Craft Mortar + Pestle  3/ Crux Mortar + Pestle  4/ Dipped Stoneware Mortar + Wood Pestle  5/ Himalayan Salt Mortar + Pestle  6/ Japanese Mortar + Pestle  7/ Metal and Marble Mortar + Pestle  8/ Marble Mortar + Pestle  9/ Milton Brook Mortar + Pestle  10/ Pill Mortar + Pestle  11/ Vitrified Porcelain Mortar + Pestle  12/ White Matte Mortar + Pestle  13/ Handmade Mortar + Pestle

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Seaworthy

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We’ve shared Seaworthy‘s incredible jewelry collection before, but sometime in the year and a half since they’ve started branching out into small objets for the home. Each piece is both beautiful and functional – a palo santo set, brass salt spoon and ceramic cellar, bookmark, cocktail picks, incense holder, and jewelry storage hook – all hold their own weight in this small but very well designed collection.

 

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Pitchers + Jugs

I’ve been taking stock of serving vessels that I have in the house as holiday entertaining season starts to draw near. By putting out pitchers of water, decanters of wine, and jugs of cream for coffee you’re sure to save yourself time and make your guests feel very much at home. No one needs to ask about refills when it’s serve yourself!

 

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ROW 1: Pot De Lait Collection // Arctic Jugs
ROW 2: Carter Pitcher // Gold Serve Pitcher // Halston Pitcher
ROW 3: Morandi Pitcher // Northern Lights Pitcher // Onyx Dipped Pitcher
ROW 4: Stainless Steel Mirror Pitcher // Still Life Jug // Trap Pitcher

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Haand

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The first thing I noticed about Haand‘s pottery pieces is that several can be used in multiple ways – kitchen, bedroom dresser, dining table, and more. Each piece is designed by Mark Warren and crafted by hand in Eli Whitney, North Carolina at the Haand workshop by a small team of dedicated makers. The care and attention paid to each “farmhouse futuristic” piece is abundantly clear.

 

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