2019 Heights Observer Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts less than $50.00

Carved pendants. Cleveland Rocks and Beads.

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

For the month of December, on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, the city of Cleveland Heights is offering free parking in each of its business districts—one more incentive to visit the brick and mortar stores featured in the Gift Guide and beyond. 

Here are some of our favorites:

“Welcome to Cleveland' coaster. ($20.00, Blank Canvas CLE)

Carved shungite pendants. ($24.00, Cleveland Rocks and Beads)

Tresi necklaces with variety of stones. ($38.00 each, Still Point Gallery & Boutique)

Mariposa frames. ($49.00, Jubilee Gifts)

Aveda Men’s Pure-Formance Grooming Clay. ($26.00, Quintana’s Barber and Dream Spa)

Red glass bird by Sue Berry. ($25.00, Heights Arts)

The Funny Times. ($28.00 for a one-year subscription)

Photo frames in wood, acrylic, and leather. ($15.00 and up, Wood Trader)

Shoyeido Moss Garden and Eternal Treasure incense gift sets. Includes incense bundles and hand-crafted and glazed holder. ($15.95, Atma Center) 

Shoyeido Palo Santo and Patchoul incense gift sets ($19.95, Atma Center)

Third eye eco beanie. 48% recycled plastic (from recycled beverage bottles), 36% organic cotton, 12% rayon, 4% spandex. Heather Coal. ($24.00, Atma Center)

Tens of thousands of new and used vinyl records. (Starting at $0.99, Record Revolution)

Posters and hand drawn artwork. ($8.00 and up, Record Revolution)

A variety of t-shirt styles. ($18.00, Record Revolution)

Designer handbags. ($25.00 and up, Record Revolution)

Health & wellness products, including CBD. ($25.00 and up, Record Revolution)

Eight-ounce candles. Over 200 scents, made with long lasting, clean burning soy wax. 30 to 50 hour burn time. ($13.50 or deals on multiples, Cleveland Candle Company)

Sixteen-ounce Cleveland glassware candles. Featuring Cleveland's favorite scents: Cleveland Snow, CLE Magic, and more. 60 to 100 hour burn time. ($25.00, Cleveland Candle Company)

Custom candle making experience. ($16.00 to $36.00, Cleveland Candle Company)

Illustoria: For Creative Kids and Their Grownups. A quarterly magazine published by McSweeney's. ($16.00, Mac’s Backs)

Bowie's Bookshelf: The Hundred Books That Changed David Bowie's Life, by John O'Connell. ($18.00, Mac’s Backs)

A Fortune for Your Disaster, poetry by Hanif Abdurraquib. ($15.95, Mac’s Backs)

Cleveland In 50 Maps, edited by Dan Crissman. ($30.00, Mac’s Backs)

Little Penguins, by Cynthia Rylant and illustrated by Christian Robinson. A board book about penguins and winter. ($8.99, Mac’s Backs)

Bernadette,a cat with one enemy: houseplants. A comic by Lauren Barrett. ($10.00, Mac’s Backs)

Travel mug. ($25.00, Luna Bakery & Cafe) 

Ceramic mug. ($10.00, Luna Bakery & Cafe) 

Shirts. ($18.00, Luna Bakery & Cafe)

Grog Shop merchandise: T-shirts, tanks, hoodies, onesies and hats. ($15.00 to $25.00, Grog Shop)

Reusable Juice Box. ($11.95, S’Wonderful Gifts)

Mirari My Phone.Toy for babies and toddlers that makes a variety of fun sounds and can record a special greeting. ($19.95, S’Wonderful Gifts)

Mirari Pop! Pop! Piano. ($29.95 S’Wonderful Gifts) 

Guy’s night kit. Stainless steel, matte-black metal case includes playing cards, a shot glass, wooden dice, and a cigar cutter. ($32.95, S’Wonderful Gifts) 

Bullet flasks. Two stainless steel flasks in a vegan-leather case. ($49.95,  S’Wonderful Gifts) 

Ruth Bader Ginsburg women’s crew socks. ($14.00, S’Wonderful Gifts) 

Conscious Step socks. For every pair of these 100% certified organic cotton socks sold, a donation is made to a non-profit organization. Choose from a variety of good causes and organizations. ($16.95 S’Wonderful Gifts)

Maybe. Inspiring prose and beautiful illustrations in this book reminds readers of all ages  that they were meant for incredible things. ($17.95, S’Wonderful Gifts) 

Expanding silicone water bottle. This food-grade silicone bottle can be collapsed for easy storage in purse, backpack or briefcase. Available in either 12 or 20 ounce sizes, and a variety of colors. ($19.95 and $24.95, S’Wonderful Gifts) 

eCoffee cup. Made with natural fiber, cornstarch and resin, this reusable cup is available in a variety of designs and sizes. ($11.95 to 14.95 S’Wonderful Gifts) 

Vinrella bottle umbrella. When sheathed, this umbrella looks like a bottle of wine. Available in an array of designs. ($22.00 S’Wonderful Gifts)

L.A. Soul women’s sweatshirts. ($35.00, S’Wonderful Gifts) 

New Phone, Who Dis? game. Compete with friends to create the funniest text message threads. ($19.99, S’Wonderful Gifts)

The New Yorker Cartoon Caption Game. ($29.99, S’Wonderful Gifts) 

Jessica Schantz

Jessica Schantz is the e-news manager at the Heights Observer and a longtime resident of Cleveland Heights. 

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