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Nifty & Gifty: 20 Unique Gift Ideas

A selection of gift-worthy items chosen by our editors and advertisers: find the perfect present for your own house or for like-minded friends—people who truly appreciate quality, artisanry, and objects that are unique.

    Hadley PotteryHadley Pottery
    Explore the warm and whimsical world of Hadley, handcrafted and handpainted dinnerware and accessories for home and table. For generations, collectors have been creating family memories around tables filled with Hadley pieces. Shop online today!
    (866) 584-2171,
    Bench Cookie™3-Way Clamp with Free Shipping
    Perfect for clamping face frames to cabinets and edging shelves. Quick-release threads adjust clamp sides in and out. All faces feature non-marring pads.
    Door PotteryDoor Pottery
    Arts & Crafts inspired pottery. Individually handcrafted in a small collaborative studio by Artists Scott Draves, Nicky Ross, and John Tiller. Give a gift that will be treasured for generations.
    (608) 274-5511,
    Mission LampsMission Lamps
    The Bright Spot website offers a great selection of Mission lamps and lighting fixtures at discount prices with excellent customer service. Use discount code NEWS15 to save 15%.
    (800) 736-0126,
    Miniature Chippendale Doll ChairMiniature Doll Chair
    Buy a charming miniature Chippendale doll chair for your sweetie this Christmas! Made from solid wood. Carved by hand. Comes in 3 sizes.
    (877) 312-3526,
    Wooden Nickel AntiquesWooden Nickel Antiques
    Stunning Wheatley Arts And Crafts tile fountain removed from the original showroom, Cincinnati, OH, “Weeping Willow”, circa 1920 (88″ height, 58″ wide)
    (513) 241-2985,
    2011 Taliesin Centennial CalenderTaliesin Bookstore
    Shop our extensive selection of Frank Lloyd Wright and Arts and Crafts furniture, lighting and home accessories. Including exclusive products celebrating 100 years of Frank Lloyd Wright’s home, Taliesin.
    (877) 588-7900,
    Oak Park Home-HardwareTile Luminary
    This tile easel combines the love of art tiles with the love of burning scented candles. The votive candle gently illuminates the art tile in the dark.
    (708) 445-3606,
    Wall WordsWall Words
    Express yourself. Personalize a room by posting your favorite quote or saying on a wall using press-on sets. Over 3,000 quotes to choose from. Preview your phrase & check the lengths, colors & fonts before buying at our web site.
    (888) 422-6685,
    ArtifactHandcrafted in the USA
    We imbue common household items with beauty + utility.  Exclusive designs; wooden & aluminum serveware, paper towel holders, table lamps, lamp finials, robe hooks and switchplates.
    (610) 935-0920,
    ArtifactprintMountain Hawk
    Mountain Hawk, in conjunction with the University of Denver, is the only master printer today authentically producing Curtis’ original photographs as he did, as genuine hand made prints. Arts and crafts style framing available.
    (303) 740-8869,
    Cape Cod Weathervane CompanyGet Discovered!
    Customized address plaques & house signs, made in USA. Makes a great holiday or housewarming gift. Hundreds of styles to choose from. Most homes & business are not clearly marked.
    (800) 460-1477,
    Farmhouse WaresFarmhouse Wares
    Rediscover the easy charm of country living with Farmhouse Wares. Our fresh approach to home and garden decor has an inviting vintage feel with plenty of practicality clean, simple, and comfortable.
    (866) 567-7958,
    Nest and CompanyNest & Company
    Nest & Company has the perfect gift for the Arts & Crafts lover. Choose from decorative tiles, pottery, pewter, copper, glass, prints, clocks, art nouveau jewelry, handcrafted menorahs and so much more.
    (973) 509-9488,
    Anne Ryan Miller Glass StudioAnne Ryan Miller Glass Studio
    Producing exceptional stained glass designs since 1976. Our studio specializes in copper overlay & Tiffany copper foil construction. Let us create something special for you!
    (812)988-9766 or (812)325-7488,
    Materials UnlimitedMaterials Unlimited
    This restored antique Art Deco fixture is just one of the thousands of treasures you can find at Materials Unlimited. Specializing in Antiques & Architectural Salvage and more since 1974!
    (800) 299-7687,
    Rain ChainsRain Chains
    Add true curb appeal by replacing  your gutter downspout with a beautiful rain chain from Rain Chains Direct!  Enter discount code “OLDHOUSE” and get 10% off!
    (310) 772-8282,
    Ephraim Faience Art PotteryEphraim Pottery
    Limited edition collectible Arts & Crafts pottery since 1996. Give a gift that will be treasured for a lifetime and beyond – collectible limited edition Ephraim Faience art pottery.
    (888) 704-POTS (7687),
    Anderson StudioAndersen Studio
    Authentic mid-century design for over fifty years. Stoneware wildlife sculptures and functional forms in the cool and restful colors of the Maine coast.
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