Sunday, 16 December 2018

25 Under $50: Your Guide to Holiday Shopping in Atlanta – StyleBlueprint

This holiday season, we’re eagerly scooping up gifts from our local Atlanta retailers, and that calls for a round-up of the 25 best gifts under $50. We’ve done the research and compiled a list, so you don’t have to. Use our suggestions to make holiday shopping in ATL easier than ever. Even better? You’ll get to visit your favorite local shops and small businesses, which will surely make their day (and yours!) merry and bright. Happy shopping!

FOR THE HOME CHEF

Black Lava Salt

Any aspiring culinary queen would enjoy finishing her creations with Black Lava Salt. Help add a little drama to her plating, and pick-up this foodie find from Hudson Grace. Available online or in store for $35.

Black Lava Salt, $25, at Hudson Grace | Image: Hudson Grace

Emerald Hare Wine

A home chef always appreciates a good table wine (or a good wine to sip on as they cook). We love Atlanta-based Emerald Hare for gifting. Find it at Sherlock’s Wine Merchant for $12.99.

Emerald Hare Wine, $12.99, at Sherlock’s Wine Merchant | Image: Sherlock’s

Juniper and Salt cooking set

Great cooking tools are hard to find, which is why when we found Juniper and Salt, we knew we’d stumbled upon hand-crafted utensil gold. The Alder set of three is a steal at $36. Available at Juniper and Salt.

Alder Cooking Set, $36, at Juniper and Salt | Image: Juniper and Salt

Southern Baked: Celebrating Life with Pie Cookbook

If the home chef you know and love is a cookbook fan, be sure to pick up a signed copy of Amanda Wilbanks’ Southern Baked: Celebrating Life with Pie. The newly released book encourages pie for every month — holiday or not! What’s not to love about that? Available online at Southern Baked Pie for $24.95.

Southern Baked cookbook, $24.95, at Southern Baked Pie

Vietri spoon rest

Practicality is just as important in the kitchen as anywhere else in the home, but who says practical has to be bland? Add a little bit of festive flavor with this St. Nick spoon rest featuring the big guy himself. Find it in store or online at Waiting on Martha Home for $49.

Vietri St. Nick spoon rest, $49, at Waiting on Martha Home | Image: Waiting on Martha Home

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FOR THE JET-SETTER

Circus Girl’s Trailer Perfume

Help your resident wanderlust-er skip worrying about sneaking perfume by security with the Circus Girl’s Trailer perfume roller. Floral notes combined with musky scents create a unique combination for winter travel. Available at Birdie Pop-Up for $26.

Circus Girl’s Trailer Perfume, $26, at Birdie Pop-Up | Image: Austin Press

Glad and Young passport holder

For the world traveler, a reliable passport case is a must-have. Gift the jet-setter in your life one of these stylish selections. It’s available in nearly 10 colors including a Vegan option at Glad and Young for $32.

Passport holder, $32, at Glad and Young | Image: Glad and Young

Hemp roller ball

CBD products are known for their ability to relieve stress and anxiety. For the traveler who can’t help but have a touch of nerves even on the easiest of travel days, pick up a CBD Infused Roll-On Essential Oil Blend in Calm & Relax. Available at The Georgia Hemp Company for $20.

Hemp Roller Ball, $20, at The Georgia Hemp Company | Image: The Georgia Hemp Company

Intown Salt Room Experience

Travel can be exhilarating, but it also leaves even the most adventurous feeling wary. Send them to relax for a session or two at Intown Salt Room. Breathing sessions start at $40 and can be booked at intownsaltroom.com.

Intown Salt Room breathing session, $40 | Image: Intown Salt Room

Shana Bowes ATL print

Give the gift of home with a tiny ATL painting print by Shana Bowes. There are a variety of Atlanta landmarks to choose from, and at $25, the price can’t be beat. These are available at EcoHome Atlanta.

Atlanta art print, $25, at EcoHome Atlanta | Image: Shana Bowes

FOR THE HOSTESS

High Cotton Cashews

Surprise your holiday hostess with a gift she can use immediately. These High Cotton Cashews, handmade in Sandy Springs, are a lovely addition to a cheese plate or bar cart. SB TIP: Pick up a carrier gift set, and break it up into three separate hostess gifts! Available online at High Cotton Cashews for $41.50.

High Cotton Cashews gift set, $41.50 | Image: High Cotton Cashews

Honeycomb Studio beehive vase

Make a lasting impression with a beehive vase from Atlanta-based Honeycomb Studio. Just big enough for a few blooms, a hostess can add this to nearly any spot in her home. Add a single hydrangea bloom for a small gesture with big impact. Find it online at Honeycomb Studio for $32.

Beehive Vvse, $32, at Honeycomb Studio | Image: Honeycomb Studio

INK + ALLOY Seed Bracelet

For the fashionable hostess, skip the foodstuffs and housewares, and instead show your thanks with an INK + ALLOY seed bracelet. These are available in just about any color you can imagine, but for festive pizzazz, select one of their metallics. Available online or in store at INK + ALLOY for $25.

Bead Bracelet, $25, at INK + ALLOY | Image: INK + ALLOY

Silver Butter Spreader

You can’t go wrong with a sterling silver hostess gift, especially tied with a red Christmas bow from Beverly Bremer. The silver shop stocks a multitude of sterling patterns, and one can never have too many butter spreaders. Pair it with holiday cocktail napkins for a gift sure to wow. Make your selection online or in store. Prices vary but start as low as $19.

Sterling Silver Butter Spreader, from $19, at Beverly Bremer | Image: Beverly Bremer

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FOR THE GUYS

ATL aviator mug

Part mug and part mason jar, the ATL aviator mug is one that he’ll reach for again and again. We can see our guys sipping anything from coffee to bourbon from it. Grab a pair for his bar collection. Find it at Citizen Supply for $24.

ATL mug, $24, at Citizen Supply | Image: Citizen Supply

Cudeman olive wood knife

Like a cotton handkerchief, every gentleman should have a pocket knife. The Cudeman olive wood knife is handcrafted to perfection, and the sleek design ups the cool factor. Pick one up from Elk Head for $29.

Cudeman olive wood knife, $29, at Elk Head | Image: Elk Head

Pointer bottle opener

Not your grandmother’s needlepoint, Smathers & Branson modernizes classic needlework. Their pointer bottle opener is wood handled and comes complete with a magnet for easy fridge access. We love this as a stocking stuffer! Find it for $28.50 at Pots and Pillows.

Pointer bottle opener, $28.50, at Pots and Pillows | Image: Pots and Pillows

Sister’s Sauce Bloody Mary Mmx

Speaking of stocking stuffers, who wouldn’t want to find spicy Bloody Mary mix on Christmas morning? Sister’s Sauce comes in two sizes, but we’re fans of the 16 oz size, which is perfectly portioned for two Christmas brunch beverages. Find them at Lucy’s Market for $12.

Sister’s Sauce Bloody Mary mix, $12, at Lucy’s Market | Image: Lucy’s Market

Valet tray

Give the gift of organization with a square wooden valet tray. Felt lined, the trays are functional enough to keep him tidy, yet pleasing enough to keep your space stylish. Find the trays in four finishes at B.D. Jeffries for $44.

Valet tray, $44, at B.D. Jeffries | Image: B.D. Jeffries

FOR THE KIDS

Cable knit sweater and hat

Pick up a darling cable knit sweater and hat set for the newest member of the family this Christmas. Available in gray and ivory, we can hardly contain our squeals of delight. Find the sets at Huff Harrington for $50.

Newborn cable knit sweater and hat, $50, at Huff Harrington | Image: Huff Harrington

Coton Colors melamine plate

Coton Colors’ whimsical designs are perfect for kids of all ages, including adults! However, we’re smitten with their melamine plates for anyone on the nice list. SB TIP: These make charming cookie plates for Santa! Available at Coton Colors for $14.

Melamine plate, $14, at Coton Colors | Image: Coton Colors

Crazy Aaron’s Thinking Putty

If your kids are into DIY slime, but you could use a break from the clean-up, consider adding Crazy Aaron’s Thinking Putty to their gift stack. The OG slime, this putty encourages the imagination while discouraging the mess. Available at Rhen’s Nest Toy Shop starting at $10.

Crazy Aaron’s Putty, starting at $10, at Rhen’s Nest Toy Shop | Image: Crazy Aaron’s Putty World

How to Catch Santa

If you’re looking to add a cute holiday book to your kiddos’ collection, look no further than Baby Braithwaite. They have some of the best titles, but we’re partial to How to Catch Santa. Find it at Baby Braithwaite for $17.99.

How to Catch Santa, $17.99, at Baby Braithwaite

FROM SB SHOP

Personalized stationery

Few things make a gift feel more special than the personalized touch of adding a monogram. Now in SB Shop, you can order a set of monogrammed stationery made by WH Stationery. With nine different monogram styles, four ink colors and four paper choices, you can select something special and individualized for each recipient on your list. Find the set of twelve personalized notecards in SB Shop for $28. Note: Orders must be placed by December 17 for delivery by Christmas.

Set of personalized stationery, $28, at SB Shop

Leather sunglass straps

These Clayton & Crume leather sunglass straps have been best-sellers in SB Shop since the day they landed on the site. The Louisville-based team stamps a monogram onto each of these cool accessories ensuring that your recipients stay stylish — and don’t misplace those sunglasses! Find them for $32 in SB Shop.

Monogrammed sunglass straps, $32, in SB Shop

Enjoy your shopping, and happy holidays!

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