2019 Heights Observer Holiday Gift Guide: Stocking stuffers ($10.00 or less)
Find something for everyone on your list at the many independent merchants in the Heights. Most will gift wrap or ship your items, too.
For the month of December, on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, the city of Cleveland Heights is offering free parking in each of its business districts—one more incentive to visit the brick and mortar stores featured in the Gift Guide and beyond.
Here are some of our favorites:
Japanese incense and incense products. High-quality incense sticks with less smoke: Nag Champa, Herb & Earth, Sai Baba SUPERHIT, Nippon Kodo. ($3.00 to $7.00, Atma Center)
Brownie Player. Coaster. ($8.00, Blank Canvas CLE)
Fossilized shell heart keepsake. ($10.00, Cleveland Rocks and Beads)
Cocktail Napkins. ($6.50, Jubilee Gifts)
Frosted glass eggs. Can be paired with a wire nest. ($3.25 each, Still Point Gallery & Boutique)
Aveda hand relief cream, travel size. ($9.00, Quintana’s Barber and Dream Spa)
Wooden ornaments by Danielle Rueger. ($9.75, Heights Arts)
Handmade and costume jewelry. ($5.00 and up, Record Revolution)
Handmade incense and essential oils. ($1.00 and $8.00, Record Revolution)
Handmade lip balms made with essential oils, natural butters, and moisturizing carrier oils. ($3.50 or two for $6.00, Cleveland Candle Company)
Handmade bath bombs in a variety of scents. ($7.50, Cleveland Candle Company)
Furaser: an eraser in the shape of a cat. ($4.99, Mac’s Backs)
Retractable animal gel pens. Choose from Cats, Dogs, Hedgehogs or Unicorns. ($2.50, S’Wonderful Gifts)
Cat face bag clips. Can be used to seal all different types of bags. Comes in a set of 6. ($3.95, S’Wonderful Gifts)
Emergency tech kit. Includes: 1 Microfiber cloth, 1 2-in-1 USB Cable (3 ft.), 1 red cable tie, and 1 bottle 5 ml. bottle of spray cleaner. ($7.95, S’Wonderful Gifts)
Reusable stainless steel straws. Two per pack plus a cleaning brush. ($6.99, S’Wonderful Gifts)
GloPals. Each 4-Pack contains four small, single-color cubes that "glo" under water. ($9.95, S’Wonderful Gifts)
Jessica Schantz is the e-news manager at the Heights Observer and a longtime resident of Cleveland Heights.