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2008 design guides: $50 and under

by Grace Bonney

today’s third gift guide is devoted to products under $50. i hope you’ll enjoy the roundup. stay tuned for more guides tomorrow and friday- if you’ve missed any of the other guides this week just click here.

[stay tuned for lauren and derek’s diy project next at 2pm!]

[image above, clockwise from top left: button coasters $44, very friendly tea towels $38, nature serving set $38, framed bus sign $38, vintage scandinavian books $40, paperweight $45, acrylic and wood bangle $38, self-watering pot $28, trefoil servers $38, bird whistles set of 2 for $42.50, red felt garland $48 (great for diy gifts and wrapping)]

[image above, clockwise from top left: hello card case $35, “dignified” grocery lists $32, feather headband $32, bent ply stand $29, whale chalkboard $44, whale tongs $44, felt doily $38, ink splat cufflinks $50, handmade wallets at fred flare $28]

[image above, clockwise from top left: airplane print eye mask $24 (for the frequent traveler), usb chain $24, italian dish towels $32, small nature tray $50, sugar pot/creamer $27, bronze twig hook $25, bottle cap remover $48, porte key fob $48]

[image above, clockwise from top left: sakurasaku glass $39 (it leaves a pretty water-print pattern on the table), ortolan organic napkin $34, bloom lumen $48, alphabet ice $29]

[image above, left to right: hive wine rack $35, ceramic diamond ring $45]

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