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d*s 2009 gift guides: under $25

by Grace Bonney

today’s gift guide is all about ultra-affordable gifts- everything in this roundup will be $25 and under! so, i hope you’ll find something in this 50-product guide that might be good for someone in your life. keep in mind that some of these smaller pieces would be perfect for filling with handmade goods or a sweet baked treat!

[image above, clockwise from top left: postal code notebooks $12-$18, mermaid bottle opener $15, rose trivet $22, baggu bag $8, silhouette votive $15 each, sailor soap dish $8, kate spade playing cards $15, hemmingway muddler $22, luddite tray $20, preening pen $20, cast iron ram $18, squirrel nutcracker $21.95, set of 2 apothecary jars $20, birdcage stamp set $12, blue hand mold $24.95, seed bombs $9]

[image above, clockwise from top left: wooden tape dispenser $24, churchhill hip flask $25, saipua sauna soap $14, moustache pencils $14, antiqued mercury glass votive holders $12 each, set of 3 japanese masking tapes $12, marimekko coin purse $18, bleeker notebooks $18+, light my fire matches $7, retro storage jar $18 (filled with homemade candies maybe?)]

CLICK HERE for the full 50 product gift guide after the jump!

[image above, clockwise from top left: customized wire name hanger $12, handmade holiday ornaments $13.25, allrum tile stickers $15 (striped and red lace- in next picture)]

[image above, clockwise from top left: wood bottle opener $10 (would be fun along with a beer-of-the-month club), ninja tacks $19 (would be fun for a playful office co-worker gift), herring tea towel $16, mirrored monogram coasters $18]

[image above, clockwise from top left: light switch rack $25, ruled vase $14, glass half-pint creamer $14, sagaform serving bowl $25, antiqued glass pineapple votives $24, milk glass $6]

[image above, clockwise from top left: grobal self-watering plant $25, wild-harvested sachet $8, bird wind chimes $12-$18, window mounted bird feeder $18]

[image above, clockwise from top left: eyelet bowl $24, apple tea towel $20, birger et mikkelsen day scent room spray $25, organic water tote bag $22, mariebelle hot chocolate lunch box $25]

[image above: boskee sky planter $25 and up]

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