Awesome Gifts

Crate and Barrel x Shinola Leather Football

Crate and Barrel x Shinola Leather Football
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Equally at home on the neighborhood gridiron or on a trophy shelf, the Shinola Leather Football has all the timeless good looks of Shinola Detroit’s first furnishings and accessories collection for Crate and Barrel. It’s all in the vintage details, from the rich brown leather to the contrasting raw leather lacings. An instant heirloom.

Mini Dog Treat Maker

Mini Dog Treat Maker
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Betcha the Shiba Inu that sold cigarettes in Tokyo could’ve made a doggone mint selling homemade pet yummos with this Mini Dog Treat Maker by Dash. The nonstick plates heat evenly to cook fresh bone-shaped treats in minutes, and the Recipe Guide shows how to use pet-safe natural ingredients already in your home kitchen.

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Aged & Ore Travel Decanter

Aged & Ore Travel Decanter
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Aged & Ore’s thoughtful, portable decanter is designed for carrying spirits without the flavor alterations that can come with metal containers. It features a 500ml handblown bottle that nestles safely between a pair of double-walled, insulated sleeves that convert into tumblers.

Rauk Heavy Tumbler

Rauk Heavy Tumbler
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This special rocks glass was engineered for whiskey sipping perfection. Its precision-modeled shape is ideal for chilled drinks, and the multi-chevron inner base helps grab hold of items in muddled cocktails. Available in 11.8oz. and 8.5oz. sizes in crystal clear, smoky grey, or murdered out with a matte black exterior coating.

Modernist Pizza

Modernist Pizza
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Nathan Myhrvold and his team expand their fantastic Modernist Cuisine series with a 3-volume encyclopedia all about pizza. The books break down the history of pizza, ingredients and techniques, and include more than 1000 recipes and 3700 photos of creative and delicious pizzas inspired by pizzerias around the globe.

Heinz Ketchup Puzzle

Heinz Ketchup Puzzle
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Do you put ketchup on everything? Well, now you can have some of Heinz’s delicious and versatile condiment in your jigsaw puzzle. All 570 pieces of this challenging puzzle are printed in the exact same glossy tomato red color.

Marvel Greatest Comics

Marvel Greatest Comics
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Every comic book fan should have Marvel Greatest Comics: 100 Comics that Built a Universe on their bookshelf. The 256-page retrospective looks back at some of the most important and influential comics ever created, from the premiere of the Human Torch to forming the Avengers to modern characters like Squirrel Girl.

Star Wars Mazes

Star Wars Mazes
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Maze expert Sean C. Jackson created 30 intricate mazes for fellow Star Wars fans to enjoy. Locations include the forests of Endor, Jabba’s Palace, the rocky cliffs of Ahch-To, and the corridors of the Death Star. In addition to winding your way through the mazes, each illustration contains a Where’s Waldo-style challenge.

Polaroid Now

Polaroid Now
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Chronicle’s coffee table art book celebrates the past, present, and future of Polaroid instant photography. In addition to more than 200 creative images captured by contemporary artists, the book revisits the origins and evolution of the format, along with an index of Polaroid cameras which still can be found today.

Pack of Dogs Playing Cards

Pack of Dogs Playing Cards
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Artiphany’s playful deck of cards is a great gift for dog lovers. Each card is decorated with fanciful illustrations of dogs doing what dogs do best – frolicking, making a mess, and being generally adorable. They also make a deck for cat people.

Ceramic Skull Lamp

Ceramic Skull Lamp
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Alas, poor Yorick! We knew him, Horatio. Now recreate that famous scene from Hamlet every time you pick up this skull lamp from Suck UK. The life-size human skull is handmade from ceramic, while a USB-powered LED inside produces a warm, yet slightly eerie glow. Lighten the mood and use it to hold a ball cap.

Olight Titanium Damascus i5T Flashlight

Olight Titanium Damascus i5T Flashlight
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Olight’s very special flashlight features an artfully crafted body made from titanium with a swirling Damascus pattern. The palm-sized light has a 300-lumen maximum brightness, and its body has a double-helix knurled design which adds to its visual interest while providing grip. Limited to 2021 pieces.

Dremel Versa Power Cleaner

Dremel Versa Power Cleaner
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Rotary tool maker Dremel applies its experience with rapidly-spinning motors to a cleaning tool. The rechargeable Versa can clean the toughest jobs by spinning at up to 2200 rpm. Comes with pads for scrubbing, removing scuffs, non-scratch surfaces, and heavy-duty jobs.

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Corsair Table Clock

Corsair Table Clock
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Bulova’s unique and substantial tabletop clock features an adjustable tripod stand that’s reminiscent of a telescope or surveyor’s equipment. It tells time in military 24-hour format, is made from solid hardwood and metal with a glass front, and features a glow-in-the dark face. Measures 11.25″ w x 22 to 29″ h.

Cassette Tape Desk Caddy

Cassette Tape Desk Caddy
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Celebrate your love for old-school cassette tapes with this useful desktop organizer caddy. Instead of magnetic recording tape, it holds sticky Scotch tape, and it’s got storage cubbies for pens, pencils, thumbtacks, or other small items. Available with a grey, blue, or pink label.

Pix Brix

Pix Brix

Pix Brix are interlocking single-stud bricks for creating 2D pixel or 3D voxel art. They not only click together like LEGO, but can be securely locked side-by-side for flat artworks. A special multifunction tool makes them easy to manipulate and disassemble. They’re also compatible with other major brick brands.

The Experience Tube

The Experience Tube
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This long, scarf-like tube has twin openings in which to place two heads for lo-fi chitchat and giggles. But we’d rather believe the wonderful weirdos at Meow Wolf who claim it’s a “communication device which connects one experience to another using the most sophisticated facial recognition technology.”

Ketchup + Fries Playing Cards

Ketchup + Fries Playing Cards
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Riffle Shuffle’s tasty decks celebrate our love of two junk food staples. Designed by Rich Li, the Ketchup deck is embellished with tomatoes throughout, while the Fry deck is all about potatoes, and comes packaged in a tuck box that looks like a pack of fast food fries. Each deck is limited to 2500 pieces.

300 Years Before Color

300 Years Before Color

Three centuries before Pantone colors, artist A. Boogert meticulously cataloged hundreds of paint pigments. The Galobart Books is offering a limited run of this fascinating piece of design history. Each book comes in a slipcase with a numbered certificate, 10 frameable prints, and a study guide. View the original book here.

Yeti 24 oz. Rambler Mug

Yeti 24 oz. Rambler Mug
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Yeti’s durable Rambler mug is even better in this jumbo 24 oz. size. It has double-wall vacuum insulation, a puncture- and rust-resistant stainless steel body and handle, and is dishwasher-safe. It’s a great mug for everyday use and outdoor adventures.

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Aluminum Building Block

Aluminum Building Block
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This CNC-machined aluminum building block from Gundae Productions is a great gift for LEGO fans. The block is roughly twice the size of a standard 4×2 LEGO brick, measuring 2.5″ wide. It’s not designed for a tight fit though, so consider it more of display piece than something you’d build structures with.

Army Man Wine Bottle Holder

Army Man Wine Bottle Holder
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Ready! Aim! Fire! Unless you’re launching a champagne cork, these are not typically words associated with drinking wine. But that’s not the case with this whimsical wine bottle holder, which looks like an oversize green army man. Set your bottle into the brackets, and it instantly becomes a bazooka. Made from cast polyresin.

True Facts That Sound Like Bull$#*t

True Facts That Sound Like Bull$#*t
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Did you know that killer whales have been known to eat deer, or that fluffy white clouds can weigh a million pounds? Author Shane Carley’s offbeat trivia book is filled with 500 strange things that sound like they were totally made up, but are factually correct.

The Cup of Cthulhu Travel Mug

The Cup of Cthulhu Travel Mug
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Stave off your morning fatigue with a cup of coffee served up by the malevolent Great Old One of R’lyeh. Storm Crow’s double-walled insulated steel mug holds 16 oz. of your favorite hot or cold drink, and is decorated with a festive Starbucks-inspired Cthulhu sigil.

Glass Popcorn Maker

Glass Popcorn Maker
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Made in Japan by Puebco, this borosilicate glass pitcher makes perfect popcorn in your microwave. Just add popcorn, place butter in the top melter, and nuke until popped. Holds appx. 1 liter of popped corn or 30g of kernels. Just be sure to keep an eye on it, because there’s nothing worse than the smell of burnt popcorn.

Ninja CREAMi Ice Cream Maker

Ninja CREAMi Ice Cream Maker
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Ninja’s countertop appliance makes ice cream, sorbets, milkshakes, and other frozen treats with the push of a button. Fill the container with yummy ingredients, freeze for 24 hours, then let the CREAMi’s paddle work its magic to create creamy desserts. Includes three pint containers and lids for making multiple flavors.

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