The website uncommongoods.com has a lot of gift ideas for Christmas. It is full of interesting things. What about Yoga Joes, Choose Your Dog Breed Socks, Bubble Wrap Calendar, Interstellar Puzzles, Yard Dice, Super Magnetic Putty, Bards Dispense Profanity Game, Crimson Heart Umbrella, and Emergency Clown Nose. Here are some of the trending most popular:
A City Map Glass
Created by Brian Johnson Location Massachusetts Take a mental stroll through familiar streets with this rocks glass, etched with your city's distinct grid.
“I hope my glasses serve as conversation pieces and fun ways to bring people together.”
By day, Boston-based designer Brian Johnson creates high-performance composite products for the medical and military industries. By night, his passion for creating modern, functional home goods takes over. He enjoys working with simple, sustainable materials in striking ways and applying novel approaches to everyday objects. With eco-friendly manufacturing in mind, he selects recyclable and repurposed materials whenever possible and makes every effort to source materials and services locally through other small businesses in the United States.
Avocado Huggers - Set of 2
This silicone cup embraces half an avocado to keep the cut fruit fresh longer.
Michelle Ivankovic and Adrienne McNicholas first met 15 years ago working together on fun and fashionable products for the home. Michelle's talents as an industrial designer and Adrienne's marketing and strategy skills were a great mix. Each project polished their teamwork and built their friendship. "Our mission is to design and create tools that make it easy to get the most enjoyment and nutrition possible from the groceries our customers buy and reduce the amount of food that gets wasted in the home," they say.
Personalized Library Card Pillow
Check out these pillows personalized with your family's details in a playful homage to a classic library card. With your family name as title and parents' names as authors, children become the borrowers with their birthdays as check-out dates. Fun home decor accents for librarians, teachers, and book lovers, they'll quietly add color to any couch or bed.
Rebecca Rodriguez's background reflects her love of both academics and artistry. She has a B.A. from Yale University in American Art & Material Culture, and a Master’s Degree in American Material Culture (think Antiques Roadshow). She started a small business creating mindful and playful homewares infused with school-days nostalgia. She firmly believes that everyday life can be made better by creating playful and beautiful spaces in which to live and work.
We're looking at the amazing bark of a pine tree at the Denver Botanical Garden.