Awesome Gifts

Whiskey Candles

Whiskey Candles
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Truckee, California’s Rescued Wine recycles wine bottles to house these great smelling soy wax candles, which combine the fragrances of whiskey and bourbon with notes like oak, cedar, tobacco, leather, and various herbs. They also make candles inspired by other spirits like rum, tequila, and moonshine.

Foosball Drink Cooler

Foosball Drink Cooler
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This outdoor drink cooler is a fun and functional addition to your patio or deck. It holds up to 68 quarts in its stainless steel insulated ice chest and its lid doubles as a compact foosball table. It also has a bottle opener with a catch tray, a lower storage shelf, and casters for easy moving.

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Fake Books

Fake Books

Puebco’s library of weathered and tattered books look completely realistic, but they’re actually secret storage boxes. To make their contents even less appealing to would-be thieves, they come in such fascinating titles as “3208 Industrial Engine Parts Book” and “Rapid Identification (Spot Testing) of Some Metals and Alloys.”

Sky Watcher Tourbillon Clock

Sky Watcher Tourbillon Clock

This unique mechanical clock model features a spherical tourbillon at its top that rotates on three axes. A spring-wound mechanism provides up to 3 hours of power for the tourbillon and the hour and minute reels at the bottom of its tower. The 338-piece model is for advanced builders and takes about 15 hours to assemble.

Outlaw Soaps

Outlaw Soaps
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These awesome smelling handmade soaps come in Wild West-inspired fragrances like Blazing Saddles (leather, gunpowder, sagebrush, sandalwood), Home on the Range (blackberries, sun-dried laundry, fresh-cut grass), and Hair of the Dog (whiskey, tobacco, coffee). They also make body wash, candles, lotions, and more.

Sporting Goods Leather Key Fobs

Sporting Goods Leather Key Fobs
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Boston’s Bridge and Harbor handcrafts accessories from leather and wool. Among their wares are these motel-style key fobs sewn from leather reclaimed from vintage footballs, baseball gloves, boxing speed bags, and hockey goalie gloves. They also make unique wallets from the same kinds of materials.

Ragproper Hip Flask Set

Ragproper Hip Flask Set
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These handsome modern flasks feature a glass container wrapped in a baseball-stitched leather jacket. A cutout in each case lets you see how much booze you have left, and it comes with both stainless steel and plastic leakproof lids. The set includes 100 mL and 240 mL flasks. Also sold individually or with silicone jackets.

Stuffed Pancake Maker

Stuffed Pancake Maker
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This single-purpose kitchen appliance comes from the same guys who gave us the cars & trucks waffle maker. Its unique design lets you make delicious stuffed pancakes by layering on a filling of choice, then pouring more pancake batter into its top opening while it cooks.

2021 Everyday Carry Holiday Gift Guide

2021 Everyday Carry Holiday Gift Guide

It’s not too late to put some more gifts for gearheads under the tree. Our pals at Everyday Carry selected 25 of their favorite gift items from tools for outdoor living to lifesaving survival items to gifts for gadget lovers. Among our favorites are the iFixit Moray tool kit and the Manhattan Portage Atlas Sling V2.

Whiskey + Water Decanter

Whiskey + Water Decanter

This individual glass decanter set is a great gift for whiskey lovers. Its inner chamber holds a brown spirit of choice, while the outer chamber holds water. Pour the whiskey from one side, then a couple of drops of water from the other to release the full depth of its flavors. Comes with a wood tray and a glass funnel.

Wine Pairing Kitchen Towels

Wine Pairing Kitchen Towels
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Stuart Gardiner Design makes a variety of informative kitchen towels, including this duo which help you decide what wine to pair with dinner. Simply pick the red or white wine towel, select your foods, and the grid will tell you what wine styles work and what won’t. They also make a beer pairing towel.

RPG Dice Wall Art

RPG Dice Wall Art
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Toronto artist ByCookieCrafts makes precision-cut geometric wall art out of wood. Among their selection of shapes are these 7-piece sets which look like RPG dice. They come in sizes from 2″ to 10″ tall, in black-stained maple, natural maple, walnut, or mahogany. We also like their Pokémon and playing card suit designs.

Carved Leather Maps

Carved Leather Maps
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Select any map you want, and Foster Leathercraft will make you a custom work of wall art by carving and embossing real leather. Each map is mounted to a sturdy fiberboard backing, and can be framed for just a few dollars more. They offer small, medium, and large sizes.

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Cocktail Codex: Fundamentals, Formulas, Evolutions

Cocktail Codex: Fundamentals, Formulas, Evolutions
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From the authors of Death & Co, the Cocktail Codex is no ordinary drink recipe book. It teaches home bartenders about the fundamental elements that go into a good cocktail and the relationships between drinks that share attributes. The approach encourages experimentation in creating your own concoctions.

Jumbo Planet Puzzles

Jumbo Planet Puzzles
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Celebrate your love for our planet and our neighbors in space with these oversize puzzles from Chronicle Books. Measuring 2.5 feet in diameter, the kid-friendly 100-piece puzzles feature beautiful satellite images captured by NASA of the Earth, Mercury, Mars, and our moon.

Record Cutting Boards

Record Cutting Boards
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These round cutting boards make a great gift for home chefs who enjoy music while cooking. Cutting Boredom’s walnut wood “vinyl” boards feature punny artwork like “Vanilla Slice”, “Feastie Boys Grill Communication”, and “N.W.A. Straight Outta Chompton.” They come in 10″ or 14″ sizes and can be custom engraved too.

Faber-Castell E-motion Fountain Pen

Faber-Castell E-motion Fountain Pen
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Faber-Castell’s premium writing instrument features a smoothly-tapered black barrel with a diamond-engraved textured grip. It offers a smooth-gliding nib and perfect weight balance for comfortable writing. It’s also available as a mechanical pencil and a ballpoint pen.

Hostess Cupcakes Knit Pom Beanie

Hostess Cupcakes Knit Pom Beanie
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Celebrate your love for chocolate cupcakes with this playful knit beanie from Hostess. Its made from 100% acrylic yarn decorated with the snack maker’s iconic vanilla squiggle icing. Sweeten the look with a matching Cupcakes Knit Scarf.

LEGO x ROOM Wood Accessories

LEGO x ROOM Wood Accessories

LEGO teamed up with ROOM Copenhagen to create a collection of wooden home accessories inspired by LEGO bricks. The series includes stackable drawers, picture frames, book racks, and wall hangers. Each piece is made from FSC-certified oak wood. Keep an eye on ROOM’s Amazon page for these to go on sale.

Wooden Dog Lamp

Wooden Dog Lamp
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Ukraine-based shop Flampic makes wonderful wooden desk lamps. Among their creative designs is this adorable dog lamp. Its articulated legs and tail let you pose it in a nearly endless variety of charming poses. Available with metal wing nuts or handcrafted wood hardware.

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Brass Monkey Snarky Planters

Brass Monkey Snarky Planters
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Brass Monkey’s apothecary-style ceramic planters give some smartass sass to mild-mannered houseplants with a trio of snarky messages: “I could really use a drink,” “Into pot,” and “Put it where the direct sun don’t shine.” If your plant dies and you give up, the drip tray becomes a container lid.

Frostbeard Holiday Candles

Frostbeard Holiday Candles
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Frostbeard Studios makes delightful candles for book lovers. For the Christmas season, they’ve created festive fragrances inspired by A Christmas Carol, Harry Potter, and the cozy Danish concept of Hygge. The collection incorporates warm and spicy scents like sugar plum, cinnamon, pine, fig, holly berry, and mistletoe.

Super Subversive Cross Stitch: 50 Fresh as F*ck Designs

Super Subversive Cross Stitch: 50 Fresh as F*ck Designs

Cursing is f**king charming when it’s cross-stitched or daintily embroidered. Julie Jackson, OG of the Subversive Cross Stitch movement, continues the snarky DIY trend with Super Subversive Cross Stitch, 50 easy-to-follow patterns including: Not today, Satan; Let the good times be gin; What fresh hell is this? and more.

The Astronomy Book

The Astronomy Book
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Part of DK’s Big Ideas Simply Explained series, The Astronomy Book is a great way to learn about a typically dense subject. The book explores the history of astronomy, space exploration, and the concepts surrounding astrophysics in terms that anyone can understand.

Tassen Personality Porcelain

Tassen Personality Porcelain
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58Products‘ playful porcelain pieces bring a smile to faces with their silly and expressive characters straight out of a Disney cartoon. They come in various shapes and sizes, including bowls, cups, mugs, sugar bowls, and storage jars.

The Titanic Taxonomy of Wrestler Names

The Titanic Taxonomy of Wrestler Names
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From Andre the Giant to The Texas Tornado, Pop Chart’s print celebrates the many fanciful and flashy names assumed by wrestlers. It includes more than 500 names, organized and connected by the traits they each share. It measures 18″ x 24″ and comes unframed, framed, or mounted on a birch plywood panel.

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