Friday, November 30, 2007

Gifty Guide #11

Anthropologie's Vintage Maps Calendar is a beautiful addition to any room. When the year is up, the maps provide perfectly frameable pieces of art. Available at Anthropologie for $21.95.

Perfect For: The Artsy Cartophile

Thursday, November 29, 2007

Gifty Guide #10

What says 'fun' more than a good old fashioned Slinky? Available from Restoration Hardware for $6.95.
Perfect For: Someone with Stairs

Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Gifty Guide #9

The perfect companion for any laptop or desktop user (I think that means everyone) -- this handy little vac plugs right into the USB port on your computer, allowing you to maintain a tidy keyboard and desk area. Available from Urban Outfitters for $10.

Perfect for: The OCD Techie

Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Gifty Guide #8

Everyone hates those mornings of windshield scraping. It's snowy and cold and you always end up with frozen fingers and ice pellets slipping down the sleeve of your sweater. Well, that is no more with the down ice scraper mitt! This polyester mitt is goose down-filled so your hands will stay extra warm and toasty while you're scraping ice. Available from Eddie Bauer for $14.50 or 2 for $25.Perfect For: The Warmth Appreciator in a Cold Climate

Monday, November 26, 2007

Gifty Guide #7

Dishes are a hostess' delight. This bright new set of white with red polka dots is sure to add a dash of cheerfulness to any occasion. Available at Rosanna for $175.

Perfect for: The Enthusiastic Hostess

Sunday, November 25, 2007

Gifty Guide #6

Etsy is full of beautiful letterpress 2008 calendars. This is one of the most featured, most beautiful ones out there. Get it at ilee's shop for $20.

Perfect for: The Design-Aware Time Keeper

Saturday, November 24, 2007

Gifty Guide #5

We all get a little teary-eyed while cutting onions, but this gift can take care of the problem. These oh-so-fashionable goggles have anti-fog lenses that offer maximum clarity and eye protection while the comfortable foam seal protects eyes from irritation. Available from Patina for $19.95.

Perfect For: The Easy-Laugh, Teary-Eyed Foodie

Friday, November 23, 2007

Gifty Guide #4

Know a someone who's always on the go? This may be the perfect gift to help them keep their documentation protected and fashionable. Available in a variety of colors from J.Crew for $29.50.

Perfect for: The Fashionable Traveler

Thursday, November 22, 2007

Gifty Guide #3

A unique departure from the sterile and understated moleskin notebooks available everywhere, Nantaka Joy's "i love" book brings a delicate touch to a similar idea. $12.75 from Nantaka Joy.

Perfect for: The Gracious Thinker

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Gifty Guide #2

For Utah residents, this is a gift that will last beyond Christmas morning. Next month Salt Lake City will publish their winter edition of the catalog of community education. Wouldn't an upholstery, wheel-thrown pottery, or woodworking class be a nice diversion for the dreary winter months? $80-$100 through Salt Lake City School District.

Perfect for: The Eternal Learner

Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Gifty Guide #1

A perfect addition to the home of an outdoorsy couple, or one wishing to woo. This backpack includes everything you need to have a fancy picnic in freshest of mountain air. Including thermal shield insulation to keep foods and drinks the right temperature, a blanket with water resistant backing, cutting board, cheese knife, salt and pepper shakers, napkins, plates, glasses, and utensils with service for four. Available at REI for $105.
Perfect For: The Outdoor Romantic