Holiday Gift Guide: $50-$150

Paisley Robe from Ten Thousand Villages.

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:

$50 to $150

Four Yoga classes to get healthy and centered. ($54.00,

Paisley Cotton Robe from India. ($58.00, Ten Thousand Villages)

Reiki Treatment to reduce stress and promote healing. ($60.00,

One hour of life-enrichment activities for senior adults. ($60.00 in Heights-area,

Pomegranate Men’s Ring Box, turned, carved, distressed, stained, milk painted, shellaked and beeswaxed white oak. ($65.00,

Canvas Gallery Wraps. ($65.00, Cedar Center MotoPhoto)

Phoenician Coast Vase from Hebron. ($68.00, Ten Thousand Villages)

Eco-friendly, water-resistant market backpack. ($70.00, Blush Boutique)

Sterling Necklace with Amazonite beads and matching earrings. ($71.50 and $66.00, Simply Charming)

Minnetonka Shearling Slippers for mom, dad or the kids. ($70.00–80.00, Passport to Peru)

One-Hour Home Makeover with an interior decorator. ($75.00,

Hand-painted Trays, heat and water resistant, 15" x 15". ($75.00, Jubilee Gifts in the Heights)

Tree of Life Serving Platter from Hebron. ($78.00, Ten Thousand Villages)

Magnetic Magformers, strong magnets safely embedded in each plastic piece so you can create hundreds of three-dimensional designs. ($84.00, Sunbeam-A Shop for Children)

Tree of Dreams Wall Hanging from India.($84.00, Ten Thousand Villages)

Decorated Ceramic Cheese Plate with four Cheese Knives and a Covered Ceramic Cheese Plate. ($86.00 and $48.00, Simply Charming)

Fanfare Reverse-Painted Tray, a painting technique from the Middle Ages. ($99.00, Ten Thousand Villages)

QBDS Men's Signature Package. 50-minute Swedish Relaxation Massage, our Signature Men's Haircut and Barber Shave. ($125.00, Quintana’s Barber & Dream Spa)

Box Top Sweater from Peru, available in five colors. ($126.00, Revive Fair Trade)

14k Gold-Over-Brass Necklace with a variety of semiprecious stones and a fleur de lis charm. ($130.00, Simply Charming)

Onyx Chess Set from Pakistan. ($145.00, Ten Thousand Villages)

Photo Digital Frame. ($149.00, Cedar Center MotoPhoto)

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 12:54 PM, 10.31.2012