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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas shopping season, with holiday tunes spinning in every store and sparkly displays adorning every window. Here at StyleBlueprint, we want to help make gift buying easier with this handy reference guide to great products at local stores for all the people on your list … women, men, kids, teachers and more. And even better? All of these products ring in at less than $50 each. Happy shopping!


Mixed metals

These sleek cuffs would look great with almost anything, and they’re sure to please the women on your list. Find them at Sachi for $44 each.


State cuff bracelets, $44 from Sachi


The Grande Bling eyelash curler from Mona Esthetics adds zing to any makeup tray or vanity, plus it’s super-functional, too. Find it for $15.


Grande Bling eyelash curler from Mona Esthetics, $15

For a change

These preppy-chic clutches from Brooks Collection are versatile and super-cute for women of all ages. Available for $18-$20 each.


Clutches by Spartina 449 from Brooks Collection, $18 to $20

Hoop Love

Got a jewelry lover on your list? Head to Chocolat at La Maison Antiques for a fun selection of stylish earrings, like these for $39. The packaging is gorgeous, too.


Etched gold hoop earrings from Chocolat inside La Maison, $39

Eye Like It

These pithy little makeup bags are sure to make someone smile. Head to Gia Marina for this fun stocking stuffer, $18.



Makeup bags from Gia Marina, $18

The Warm Fuzzies

Tom’s has brought its signature style and comfort to the house shoe. Find these super-warm, snuggly slippers for $49 at Lansky 126.


Tom’s pink boucle slipper from Lansky 126, $49

Stylish Storage

These pretty little boxes from House are jewels in and of themselves. They also come in two sizes, so you can pick up a pair — small, $36, and medium, $43.


Glass hexagon storage box from House, small, $36, and medium, $43

Smooth as Silk

This set of hand creams by Molton Brown of London is a luxurious gift, and the tubes are just the right size for an on-the-go woman. Find them at Joseph for $38.


Hand creams gift set by Molton Brown, available at Joseph for $38

Fun for a Laugh

Based around some seriously irreverent chickens, Sloane Tanen’s satirical books feature tiny Peep-like chicks photographed in modern settings. Find Hatched! (for women) and Appetite for Detention (for teens) at Driscoll Design & Decoration for $38 each.


Sloan Tanen books from Driscoll Design & Decoration, $38 each

Domestic Goddess

Throwback aprons are a great gift for the women in your life who love to cook. Find these fun versions by Carolyn Olivia Dodson-King, available in full and half styles, at Muddy’s Bake Shop. Prices are $30 for half apron, $35 for full.

SB_Memphis_50Finds_Dec2015_Muddy'sAprons by Carolyn Olivia Dodson-King from Muddy’s Bake Shop, $30 for half apron, $35 for full apron

Give Some Shut-Eye

These sleep masks from A Fitting Place are fun and practical for busy women. Plus, they’re just plain cute. Available for $28.


Sleep masks from A Fitting Place, $28

Steppin’ Out

The Padinton rain boot by Bamboo in olive, from More Therapy, makes a stylish statement on a rainy day. $38


Padinton rain boot by Bamboo in olive, from More Therapy, $38


Shaving Sweet

These fragrant men’s bathing and shaving products hail from the oldest pharmacy in Italy. Pick some up for the men in your life at Social. Prices are men’s soap, $22; shaving foam, $35; and olive oil soap, $31.


Santa Maria Novella bathing products for men, from Social, (L to R) men’s soap, $22; shaving foam, $35; and olive oil soap, $31

Light It Up

This bright light straps right on to allow its user to work hands-free. Find an array of headlamps at Outdoors Inc. This one is $29.95.


Black Diamond Cosmo headlamp from Outdoors Inc., $29.95

Spice of Life

With witty names and fragrant combinations, these spice blends from Porcellino’s, $10 each, are great for the grillers and cooks on your list, male or female.


Grilling spice blends from Porcellino’s, $10

On the Go

This S’well take anywhere, go everywhere water bottle keeps drinks cold for 24 hours and hot for 12. Find it at Oak Hall for $45.


S’well Acorn water bottle from Oak Hall, $45


City Love

Head to The Booksellers at Laurelwood to pick up this fun bedtime read for the little ones on your list. There’s also a Goodnight 30A version for Gulf Coast-loving kids. $19.95


Goodnight Memphis and Goodnight 30A books from The Booksellers at Laurelwood, $19.95

Mini Chef

Know any kids who love to experiment in the kitchen? Find this fun, kid-geared cookbook and bakeware at Bazaar: A Crazy Little Food Shop for $24 and $12.50 respectively.


Kids’ cookbook, $24, and kids’ baking set, $12.50, from Bazaar: A Crazy Little Food Shop

Cuddly Critters

This fuzzy hippo, $15, is sure to make a kiddo happy, and so would a membership to the Memphis Zoo, which also rings in at less than $50 ($45 for an individual membership). It’s the gift that keeps on giving the whole year.


Hippo plush toy from Memphis Zoo Gift Shop, $15

Ahoy, Matey!

This Pirate Den play tent from The Village Toymaker is flying off the shelves. Hurry in, and you just might find the Princess version, too. $29.99


Pirate Den play house from The Village Toymaker, $29.99


To Dye For

These tie-dye socks would look great with boots … or beat-up Converse. It’s a great stocking stuffer for the teens on your list from Loni’s Fashions, $28 each.


Tie-dye socks from Loni’s Fashions, $28

Fun Prints

These versatile bags by Kavu come in a variety of patterns and hold a variety of things. Find them at Kinnukan’s for $45.


Kavu shoulder bag from Kinnukan’s, $45

Gild the “Lilly”

This “charming” necklace by Lilly Pulitzer comes complete with four charms to create unique looks. Pick one up at The Pink Door for $48.


Lilly Lover create-your-own charm necklace from The Pink Door, $48


Yum-o for Pets

These Peanut Butter Pumpkin Dog Treats are homemade by the participants and staff at the Exceptional Foundation of West Tennessee, a local day facility for individuals with intellectual disabilities and developmental delays. Made with all the delicious flavors pups enjoy, the treats are even grain- and gluten-free for dogs with sensitive stomachs. Pick up a bag at Millstone Market, among other retailers, for $10 a bag.


Peanut butter pumpkin dog treats by EFWT, available at Millstone Market for $10 a bag

Doggie Zzzz’s

So lifelike you’d swear this furry friend is simply sleeping, not stuffed. It even breathes! With synthetic fur, this “pet” comes with an adoption certificate, collar set, bed and brush, available at Cotton Tails. Perfect for young and young-at-heart animal lovers. $40


Perfect Petzzz furry friend from Cotton Tails, $40

Fido Funnies

Make a dog lover laugh with these cute signs from Hollywood Feed. Available in a variety of sizes, price points and sayings. $5.99 to $14.99


Funny dog signs from Hollywood Feed, $5.99 to $14.99

Fur-mly Planted

This dog-shaped planter is a whimsical gift for someone who loves pets and plants. Pick it up at The Urban Gardener for $44 (and the cute sign is a bonus at $6!).


Doggie planter from The Urban Gardener, $44, and sign, $6


Pen This

These refillable blown glass ink pens by Delish Glass are absolutely delish and make writing a joy. Pick up a few at T Clifton Art Gallery for $18 each.


Refillable blown glass ink pens by Delish Glass, from T Clifton Art Gallery, $18

Spice Things Up

Boxed blends from Penzey’s Spices make a great gift for home chefs of all stripes. Plus, they’re available in a variety of combinations and at a variety of price points, including this Grill & Broil mini set. $15.95


Grill & Broil Mini Gift Box from Penzey’s Spices, $15.95


Lights, Camera, Action

These battery-powered, light-up marquee letters are super fun on a shelf. Pick them up in singles or as combos at First Fruit Collection for $33 each.


Light-up marquee letters from First Fruit Collection, $33 for letters

Bubbly & Fun

These champagne flutes from Lisa Mallory Interior Design are stylish and unique. Pick up one or three for a friend with something to celebrate. $15 each


Champagne flutes from Lisa Mallory Interior Design, $15 each

Each One’s Unique

These handmade snowflakes are created in the South by the artisans at Augusta Training Shop, which employs adults who are mentally and physically challenged. More than 60 versions are available. Look for them at Garden District for $12 and up.


Handmade snowflakes by August Training Shop, available at Garden District for $12 and up

Custom Cups

For the avid entertainers on your list, these cocktail coasters ($20) and write-on wine tags ($9) are sure to please. By Moglea, they’re available in Memphis at Hoot + Louise.


Moglea write-on wine tags ($9) and cocktail coasters ($20) from Hoot + Louise

Mid-Century Chic

Brit McDaniel of Paper & Clay creates these sleek, handmade mugs, $42 each, with utmost attention to detail. Great for even the most discerning homeowners on your list, and available at City & State.


Paper & Clay Danish mug from City & State, $42

Scent of Home

These stylish diffusers are available in several scents at Market Central, including cedar leaf & lavender, shown. $45 each


Nest diffuser from Market Central, $45

Old-World Charm

With its antique bronze finish, this dainty candle sconce adds understated elegance wherever it hangs. Pick this up at Social Home for $36.


Garland leaf candle sconce from Social Home, $36

We’re Crackin’ Up

For that person on your list with a love of the outdoors and a great sense of humor, pick up one of these kitschy nutcrackers  from Southern Avenue Company. Shown (L to R) are the deer hunter, duck hunter and fisherman. $48 each


Outdoorsmen nutcracker dolls from Southern Avenue Company, $48

By the Expert Herself

Did you know Stephanie Jones, owner of Me & Mrs. Jones in Midtown and Germantown, literally wrote the book on painted furniture? Pick up this informative tome on “upstyling furniture” at either location. It’s a visual treat! $21.99


Upstyle Your Furniture from Me & Mrs. Jones, $21.99

Life Is Funny

Give the gift of laughter with these cute and quirky tea towels, $11.99 each, by Primitives by Kathy, available at C.J. Lilly & Co. You know, because “chocolate understands.”


Tea towels from C.J. Lilly & Co., $11.99



In Memphis Type History: Signs and Stories From Just Around the Corner, 19 everyday signs are beautifully captured by painter Rebecca Phillips. Accompanying the artwork and historical photographs is the history behind the signs, as told by the people who experienced it. Pick it up for $38 at South Main Book Juggler, among other Memphis retailers.


Memphis Type History: Signs and Stories From Just Around the Corner, available at South Main Book Juggler, $38

Coastin’ In

These 901-themed coaster sets by Arch’d are practical and fun for the Memphis lovers on your list. Pick up a set for yourself, too, while you’re at Bingham & Broad. $27 for a set of four


901 coasters from Bingham & Broad, $27 for set of four

Strong Like Memphis

Weighing 4.5 ounces and folding to the size of a small book, these Broad Ave reversible totes, $38 each, are strong (able to hold more than 40 pounds!) and made of a lightweight, recyclable material that’s water- and tear-resistant. Snag one at Falling Into Place.


Broad Ave tote bag, available at Falling Into Place for $38


Party in a Bottle

This peppy Meomi Nouveau pinot noir comes highly recommended from the wine experts at Buster’s Liquors & Wines, plus its party-ready label is super fun to look at. $19.99


Meomi pinot noir from Buster’s Liquors & Wines, $19.99

Sweets for the Sweet

J. Louise Craft Chocolates are hand made in small batches, and unique truffles pay homage to Memphis with names like the Summer Avenue (chili pepper), The Peabody (Chambord liqueur) and Blue Suede Shoe (dark chocolate). See all 14 flavors and order online; $24.


The 12-piece Flavor of the Week sampler from J. Louise Craft Chocolates, $24

Sports Nuts

Want a stocking stuffer or a fun gift to take to the office? These sports team-themed, gourmet, salted peanuts are available for $6.99 at Happi-Stores, just waiting for you to make someone happy.


Team logo mixed nuts from Happi-Stores, $6.99

Everybody Loves Cheese

Popcorn, cookies, candy — they’re so overdone! For a unique gift, try Tom’s Tiny Kitchen Pimento Cheese. Made right here in Memphis, Tom’s is available at several local retailers (including John’s Pantry) in two flavors, classic and chipotle. Add your favorite box of crackers and a bottle of wine, and you have the recipe for a great gift. $5.99 to $6.99


Pimento cheese by Tom’s Tiny Kitchen, $5.99 to $6.99 at John’s Pantry

Sweet & Salty

Based in Crenshaw, MS, this family business is famous for its delicious Southern pecans, including cinnamon-spiced pecans, chocolate praline pecans and many more. Check out Billie’s Pecans and place an order online. $27.95


Simply Duo Sampler from Billie’s Pecans, $27.95


Fancy & Fun

For the artists on your list, these how-to calligraphy project kits by Printable Wisdom include step-by-step instructions and cool project ideas. Find holiday-themed and year-round versions at Ménage Fine Stationery & Gifts for $28.


Calligraphy sets from Ménage Fine Stationery & Gifts, $28

Spin Some Love

These wooden yarn buddies by Wisconsin-based Sun Valley Fibers (and available at Yarniverse) hold yarn in place and make knitting oh-so easy. The knitters you know will love you for this one. $42


Wooden yarn buddies by Sun Valley Fibers from Yarniverse, $42

Don’t Sweat It

This No Sweat activewear detergent, $12.49, is specially formulated to remove sweat odors and bacteria. Buy it for a gym lover, and pick up this lululemon towel, $38, while you’re at it. Both are available at Hot Yoga Plus.

SB_Memphis_50Finds_Dec2015_Hot_Yoga_PlusNo Sweat activewear detergent, $12.49, and lululemon towel, $38, both from Hot Yoga Plus

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