2018 Heights Observer Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts less than $50.00

Merchandise. Grog Shop.

Find something for everyone on your list at the many independent merchants in the Heights. Most will gift wrap or ship your items, too. Here are some of our favorites.

Sweet Memories Conversation Cards. Large-type, over-sized cards with 52 questions to stimulate thoughtful conversations among families and friends. (Holiday price - $15.00, Stone Oven Bakery and Mac’s Backs - Books on Coventry)

Grog Shop Gift Certificate. ($30.00 and up, The Grog Shop)

Grog Shop Merchandise. T-shirts and hoodies. ($15.00 to $30.00, the Grog Shop) 

Plaid Scarves (under $50.00, Blush Boutique) 

Cleveland Cinemas Gift Card. Can be used for admission or concessions at any of our locations, including the Cedar Lee Theatre. Available for purchase at the box office or online at clevelandcinemas.com ($10.00 and up, Cleveland Cinemas). 

Tulsi Mala. A beaded meditation necklace. ($25.00, Atma Center) 

Alpha Twin Balls Set. ($30.95, Atma Center) 

Batik Yoga Mat Bag ($36.95, Atma Center)

One-Year Subscription. ($28.00, "The Funny Times")

Bakery Gift Cards. (Any denomination, Luna Bakery & Cafe) 

T-Shirts and Travel Mugs. ($10.00 to $25.00, Luna Bakery & Cafe) 

Giclée Print Earrings. Created by a Colorado-based photographer, these unique, lightweight and stylish earrings are actually tiny handcrafted UV laminated giclée prints. ($21.95 to $36.95, S’Wonderful Gifts) 

Good Luck Socks. These colorful and whimsical socks, for men and women, are made from combed cotton with mesh vents and a reinforced heel and toe. ($14.00, S’Wonderful Gifts) 

Sassy Oven Mitts. With an array of humorous sayings, these are super-insulated, cotton mitts for any kitchen wizard. ($12.95, S’Wonderful Gifts) 

Vegan-Leather Wallets. These stylish, colorful, functional wallets--perfect for anyone, especially vegetarians and vegans. ($32.00 to $40.00, S’Wonderful Gifts) 

Rattle Socks. 2 pairs per set, assorted designs, for ages 0-12 months. ($22.95 to $26.95, S’Wonderful Gifts) 

Handyman Gift Set. Includes a 4-in-1 pen tool, mini level keychain, mini folding ruler keychain, and a classic, all-purpose survival tool. ($17.95, S’Wonderful Gifts) 

Geeky Gear Set. A handy array of tech stuff: chevron earbuds, 8-in-1 screwdriver, i6/i7 & micro USB 2-In-1 cable… and even a spinney wind-up gizmo. ($30.00, S’Wonderful Gifts) 

"You Belong Here." This beautifully illustrated book teaches children that they are where they are meant to be, with the family that loves them. ($18.95, S’Wonderful Gifts) 

Live Poinsettias. ($7.99 and up, Bremec on the Heights Garden Center)

Old World Christmas Glass Ornaments. ($6.99 to $18.99, Bremec on the Heights Garden Center) 

December Diamonds Whimsical Glass Ornaments ("Wizard of Oz" themed, etc.). ($20.99 and up, Bremec on the Heights Garden Center) 

3D Printed Christmas Ornaments. ($15.00, Living Art at ARTFul) 

Fabric Collage Pocket Necklace by Rima Tessman ($38.00, Heights Arts) 

Women’s Wool and Cashmere Scarves. ($38.00 to $50.00, Still Point Gallery)

Kitras Art Glass Tree of Enchantment Ornament. ($24.00 for 2” and $46.00 for 6”, Passport to Peru) 

Men’s and Women’s Alpaca Socks. ($24.00 per pair, Passport to Peru) 

12 oz. Animal Tumblers. ($29.00, Gleena Ceramics) 

Small Jewelry Bowls. ($20.00 to $30.00, Gleena Ceramics) 

Rustic Cereal and Soup Bowls. ($30.00, Gleena Ceramics) 

CLE 10 oz. Tumblers. ($30.00, Gleena Ceramics) 

Aveda Botanical Skin Care. Products for pampering. ($10.50 to $45.00, Quintana’s Barber & Dream Spa)

Aveda Beautifying Products. Includes lotion, composition oil, and body polish. ($14.00 to $25.00, Quintana’s Barber & Dream Spa)

Beautiful, high-quality yarn and tools for the knitter in your life. ($12.00 to $24.00, Studio How-To)

Modern designer quilt fabrics for the quilter or sewist in your life. ($8.00 to $20.00, Studio How-To)

Sewing, embroidery, and knitting kits for young crafters. ($12.00 to $45.00, Studio How-To)

Candles Galore. Explore our scent wall featuring over 200 scents, including fan favorites Cleveland Snow, CLE Magic, and Lake Erie. ($13.50, monthly deals on multiples, Cleveland Candle Co.) 

Cleveland Glassware Candles. Featuring scents from our Cleveland Line or filled with a scent of your choice. ($25.00, Cleveland Candle Co.) 

Custom Scented Candles and Lotion. Create a unique, one of a kind gift for friends and family by blending
them a custom scented product. ($16.00 to $36.00, Cleveland Candle Co.) 

The HeART of Cleveland. An art book by Cleveland artists of Cleveland-themed art. ($29.95, Mac’s Backs - Books on Coventry)

Rust Belt Arcana: Tarot and Natural History in the Exurban Wilds, by Matt Stansberry & David Wilson. Nature writing and divination." The best gift for the spiritual naturalist on your list. ($16.99, accompanying hand-drawn tarot deck is $50.00, Mac’s Backs - Books on Coventry)

Faerie Knitting: 14 Tales of Love and Magic by Alice & Lisa Hoffman. Original patterns inspired by fairy tales. ($26.99, Mac’s Backs - Books on Coventry)

The Delightful Horror of Family Birding, by Eli J. Knapp. One of the store's favorite fall books and maybe the best title of the year. Essays about, yes, birding. ($16.95, Mac's Backs - Books on Coventry)

Passing Human: A Graphic Memoir by Liana Finck. The graphic novel that everyone is asking for: a "neurological" coming of age story. ($28.00, Mac’s Backs - Books on Coventry)

Sweet Potato Soul, by Jenne Claiborne. Classic Southern cuisine meets Vegan lifestyle. Delicious and irresistible recipes. ($19.95, Mac’s Backs - Books on Coventry)

Cleveland Then and Now, by Laura DeMarco. Pairs vintage views of Cleveland with modern photos of the same sites. ($22.95, Mac’s Backs - Books on Coventry)

Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild, by Dav Pilkey. The latest Dog Man comes out on Dec. 24, so it's the perfect last minute gift for every kid on the list ($9.99, Mac’s Backs - Books on Coventry)

The Rabbit Listened, by Cori Doerrfeld. "Sometimes hugs say more than words." This picture book will melt the heart of all of Santa's elves. ($17.99, Mac’s Backs - Books on Coventry)

Contact High: A Visual Dictionary of Hip-Hop, by Vikki Tobak. The photography book for music lovers. ($40.00, Mac’s Backs - Books on Coventry)

Jessica Schantz

Jessica Schantz is the e-News Manager at the Heights Observer and a long-time resident of Cleveland Heights. 

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Volume 11, Issue 11, Posted 10:41 AM, 10.30.2018