Do you have a friend who is just the ultimate entertainer - well this may not be the 'fanciest' gift but it sure will show off your home-spun smarts! And everything is very useful - so you get practicality points.
Le Feu de L'eau - hand made candles - $64 - These candles are more than just the best smelling you will find - they are beautiful for your home too and when your candle is done you have a lovely vessel for a cactus or two. And this is my favorite scent - frankincense and cedar and they work so lovely together.
Lucky Fish coasters - $25 for a set of four (assorted) - These will become your most handy and favored coasters. Made from cotton canvas and hand printed (cover stitched).
I have a selection of sanded to soft cutting boards, these are made from our local lumber yard (which I will say is one of the best on the east coast with amazing wood! luckily I call these guys my friends. I have pieces of cedar, maple and fir and I sell them in the shop for $12, they are not finished with anything but make great display for your table.
black clay mugs and glazed in tones of blues. These are made my a guy in my pottery class, he's expert and makes the best pieces, I asked him to make some of these easy mugs for the shop - they can be used for drinking (foodsafe) or your pencils or a catchall by your bed. approx. 3" diameter and 3" high.
beeswax peace sign - it's a tree ornament or wall hanging $2
These items together retail for $130 - This set offers a discount.