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Holiday Gift Guide: Perfect Picks for Under $50

Easy-on-the-wallet presents and stocking stuffers

Puzzle
Add to a lockdown game collection with this quirky quilt number by Four Points Puzzles that features the work of the Texas artist Maura Ambrose of Folk Fibers. $25; ggfieldshop.com

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Cloches
Turn an everyday item into art with these beautiful cloches from Jayson Home for storing and displaying matches. $32–$48; jaysonhome.com

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Bread
The seasonal loaves from Mediterra Bakehouse ship once a week through the holidays. Our favorites include the raisin challah (great in bread pudding), the maple pecan sourdough (excellent toasted), and the chocolate cherry levain (perfect with a cheese plate). $7–$9; mediterrabakehouse.com 

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Flasks
No, these porcelain flasks by Edgewood Made don’t travel, but they look perfectly cool sitting on the bar with or without booze. $40; fieldsupply.com

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Paper Lanterns
Mistletoe isn’t the only thing you can hang from a chandelier in a holiday hallway. These paper lanterns from Houses and Parties add an instant dose of happiness wherever they go. $38; houseandparties.com

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Glasses
A bourbon on the rocks was made for these smoke-hued beauties by North Carolina’s Terrane Glass. $44; ggfieldshop.com

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Plantopedia
It’s no secret houseplants are having a heyday, and Plantopedia, a delightful tome from the duo behind the plant-delivery service Leaf Supply, breaks down how to care for just about any species you favor. $40; ggfieldshop.com

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Pens
There’s no better surcee than a bundle of beautiful writing instruments like these pens from Muji. $9; muji.us

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Bottle Opener
We love this bottle opener by Belle-V because it doesn’t slip and slide on a bottle’s edge—it stays put and looks great. $34; kaufmann-mercantile.com 

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Pound Cake
A gift like this dense, indulgent pound cake from Lucy’s Market in Atlanta is a great way to help with an easy breakfast (toast it!) or dessert—one less thing for your loved one’s holiday menu-planning list. $21; lucysmarket.com
 

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Dog Collar
Give a good dog a good collar, such as this handsome one by Louisiana’s Stick & Ball. $50; ggfieldshop.com

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Ring Dish

These decoupaged oyster shells from Massey Gordon make for the ideal spot for resting rings on a bedside table at the end of the day. $40; massey-gordon.myshopify.com

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Bandannas
At this moment in time, bandannas can act as more than just a pocket square—they can also work as a mask. We’re fond of the newest designs by Hemlock in Missouri. $14; ggfieldshop.com

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Bath Soaks
This sampling of three herbal bath blends by Susanne Kaufmann is a great gift for someone in need of a little self-care. $47; thesleepcode.com 

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Pitcher
Sweet tea, water, lemonade, orange juice, or a pitcher of margaritas would all look right at home in this colorful aluminum vessel from Amparo Fine Living. $48; amparofineliving.com

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Earrings
These clover-shaped studs by AMYO are teensy-tiny and subtle—the best kind of earrings for everyday wear. $32; amyojewelry.com

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Coffee
Beans from Lady Falcon Coffee Club taste delicious, and the packaging looks that way, too—we wouldn’t blame you if you just want to stare it on a shelf. $18; jaysonhome.com

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Candle 
Not only do the candles from Nashville’s Thistle Farms smell incredible, without a hint of anything synthetic, but every purchase gives back to the nonprofit, which has provided a safe haven and employment for women escaping trafficking, prostitution, and addiction for nearly twenty years. $60; thistlefarms.org

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Garden Stool
This handy contraption from Terrain offers a portable place to sit and store tools during marathon gardening sessions. $48; shopterrain.com

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Chocolate
Think of these delicious bites by Colts Chocolate in Nashville as a major upgrade from mass-market peanut butter cups. $18; ggfieldshop.com

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Light Bulb
For a completely original hostess gift, pick up this pink light bulb from Houses and Parties—after all, they say that rose-colored light is the most flattering for celebrations. $26; houseandparties.com

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Monoculars
This pocket-sized telescope by Brunton provides a very lightweight way for sighting in the field and navigating on the water. $30; huckberry.com

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Ornament
A festive ornament with a bit of artistry, such as this hand-painted bauble from Toast, will always be a welcome gift. $12; toa.st/us

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Hot Pepper Jelly
Get out the cream cheese or the chèvre and the water crackers, and slather on this new pepper jelly from South Carolina’s Red Clay Hot Sauce. $16; redclayhotsauce.com

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Gift Wrap
Caspari in Charlottesville, Virginia, makes this lovely gilded moiré wrapping paper. The best part? It’s reversible (the other side features silver moiré). $10; casparionline.com

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Holiday gift guides from G&G:
>> Gift Ideas Under $50
>> Gift Ideas Under $300
>> Gift Ideas for Southern Cooks
>> Gift Ideas for the Sporting-Minded
>> Gift Ideas for Kids
>> Heirloom-Quality Gifts to Last a Lifetime
>> Our Editors’ Wish List

Also see:
>> The Winter Catalogue from Fieldshop by Garden & Gun


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