Heights Observer Holiday Gift Guide: Stocking Stuffers ($10 or Less)

Gifts from Simply Charming.

The Heights Observer wants to help you think outside the box. You can find something for everyone on your list at the many independent merchants in the Heights. And most will gift wrap or ship your items. Here are some of our favorites:

Stocking Stuffers ($10 or Less)

Bugle Bead Bracelets, 12 colors available. ($3.65, Simply Charming)

Sticky Notes by Anne Taintor, available in a variety of designs. ($4.00, Simply Charming)

Blue Cottage Cards, handmade festive holiday greeting cards from area artist Delyte Delong. ($4.50, Mac’s Backs)

Change Purse, available in a variety of designs. ($4.50, Simply Charming)

Candy Cane Soap, peppermint-scented soap from India. ($4.50, Ten Thousand Villages)

Humorous Cocktail Napkins. ($5.50, Jubilee Gifts in the Heights)

Temporary Finger Puppet Tattoos. Monster, Safari, Farm and Fairy Tale themes available. ($5.50 for a pack of 20, Sunbeam-A Shop for Children)

Ghiradelli Pepppermint Bark in milk or dark chocolate. ($5.65, Simply Charming)

Bling Pen, available in a variety of colors. ($5.65, Simply Charming)

Journal, available in a variety of designs. ($7.00, Simply Charming)

Machine-washable Crochet Veggie Rattles from Bangladesh. ($8.00, Revive Fair Trade)

Outrageous Hippopotamus, carved dark Kisii stone from Kenya. ($8.00, Ten Thousand Villages)

Parisian Puppy Note Pad Set, available in two designs. ($8.75, Simply Charming)

Ice Screams Ice Tray. Dishwasher-safe silicone tray includes 12 expressionistic renderings of Edvard Munch's 'The Scream.' ($9.00, Big Fun)

Faux leather adjustable rings. ($9.00, Blush Boutique)

Pickled Winestopper. In a pickle about how to preserve your pinot? Well, get this gherkin workin' and your problems are solved! ($9.50, Big Fun)

Flower Resin Post Earrings, five colors available. ($9.50, Simply Charming)

Pick Your Nose Party Cups. When you tip your head to take a drink, you get an instant nose job, and a guffaw from the crowd.($9.50, Big Fun)

Revive Inspiration Bracelet, assorted. Reads "Be the change you wish to see in the world" or "Revive your Style, Revive your Soul." ($9.90, Revive Fair Trade)

The Larry 8 LED Pocket Work Light has a rotating magnetic clip for hands-free use. ($9.99, Heights Hardware)

Galimoto, handmade vehicles made by children in Africa. ($10.00, Ten Thousand Villages)

Paisley Block Print Journal from India. ($10.00, Ten Thousand Villages)

Hero Decks Playing Cards, Photo Pens, Photo Key Chains. (Under $10.00, Cedar Center MotoPhoto)

Cleveland Holiday Towel. ($10.00, Jubilee Gifts in the Heights)

Deanna Bremer Fisher

Deanna Bremer Fisher is executive director of FutureHeights and publisher of the Heights Observer.

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Volume 5, Issue 11, Posted 12:42 PM, 10.31.2012