We are going to make you a gifting superhero with our pick of 35 gifts, luxe scarves, amazing jewelry and home decor happies, all priced at under $50. The best gifts are not always the most expensive, as this curated gift guide proves. Throw on your cape, put your hands on your hips and use your super powers to finish the decorating, baking and other holiday tasks. With a little help from StyleBlueprint Williamson County, your gifting will be done in a snap.
A tartan plaid that is seriously cool, this tiered ruffle top from Philanthropy is a perfect layering piece for winter. $38
This faux shearling vest is on-trend for the season. Grab one at Lizard Thicket for the fashion lover on your list. $39.99
The holy grail of no-show, comfortable thong underwear, Hanky Panky panties at Stacey Rhodes Boutique, are the Cadillac of undies. $20
Slubby stripes and a high-low hem give this top from Blush Boutique major style points. $38.99
Extra long (you can wear it with leggings) and super soft, this Santa tee is fun for the holidays. With the word “Believe” on the back, this tee from Southern Vintage Market could double as a nightshirt. $38
Gifting this tunic from Lizard Thicket is a no-brainer for your sister who loves comfort. Soft and drape-y, it’s the perfect layering piece with leggings. $26.50
Does your daughter need a Christmas Eve going-to-midnight-services dress? You’ll both agree on this one from Blush. (Of course, she will pair it with combat boots, but whatever.) $48.99
JEWELRY & ACCESSORIES
Infinity scarves and cable knit scarves at Silver Steer & Co. are all priced at a lovely-for-your-budget point. Added bonus: one size fits all! Prices start at $21.95.
In lovely muted tones, these lightweight scarves are lust-worthy. Available for $18 each at Spruce, you will want to scoop up one for yourself.
Vintage meets romance with this statement-making necklace from The Shop Around the Corner. Wearable with everything in your closet, it adds the perfect romantic juxtaposition to denim, and it elevates a basic sheath. $48
A fashion piece with wisdom, this embossed leather wristlet from The Tin Cottage is for the free spirit who happens to love style. $14
Goodman Spalding tassel earrings in a burnished bronze-gold are festive. These beauties from Spruce are like ornaments for your ears. $40
Cheeky gingham trim and tiny bows give these gloves from Avec Moi a decidedly Audrey Hepburn vibe.
A personal gift, these earrings can be customized with your recipient’s initials. We love the idea of pairing a first and last initial, and these earrings at Vignette are so affordable you can buy them for all your girlfriends! $9 each
A packing genius designed this jewelry case, featuring separate zippered pouches. In wipeable laminated fabric, this gift from Stacey Rhodes Boutique is truly form meets function.
We love the earthy, global vibe these bracelets evoke. At $6 each at Spruce, you can buy one for everyone in your tennis group.
Pretty enough to display, these antique-looking scissors are a great gift. At The Tin Cottage, the scissors seem romantic, but are utterly practical.
For your apartment-dwelling nephew or any thwarted gardener, these bulbs from Yarrow Acres will reap beautiful, easy flowers.
Pretty for the holidays, this cheerful toile collection has great hostess gift options. At Hot Pink, you can choose from candles or different sized trays. Prices range from $10 to $28.
This leather-sleeved Mason jar glass is perfect to send to your out-of-town relatives with an invitation to visit Franklin. Find it at The Tin Cottage for $35.
For newlyweds, these champagne flutes from The Iron Gate make a wonderful addition to a new home.
Add your favorite cheese and bottle of wine, and gift this beautiful cheese tray from Silver Steer & Company to the neighbor who always has you over for dinner.
Your brother-in-law loves beer. Give him a six pack and a fun, knit bottle cover from Silver Steer & Company and tell him to merry it up!
A beautiful honey jar from The Registry is a perfect gift for the friend who dispenses tea (with honey) and sympathy on a regular basis.
For the wanna-be chef in your life, this cookbook and spice set from Savory Spice Shop will make them do the happy dance. Maybe you’ll get to taste test some of their creative efforts, too.
To do list
Who says a to-do list has to be a downer? This cheerful pad from Hot Pink is a great gift for the uber-organized mom.
Never misplace the bottle opener again with this antler-bedecked option. At Vignette in Brentwood, it is a perfect gift for the entertainer in your life.
Use these frosted mercury glass votives from The Perfect Setting as happies at each place setting for Christmas Eve dinner.
A perfect gift for the entire family, this local love puzzle from The Perfect Setting has a “no battery required” caveat that we love. $22.95
Maybe you can’t afford to gift a Yeti cooler, but these thermal ramblers at Moon Wine & Spirits are affordable and wildly functional. (Can we talk about keeping your coffee warm for hours?) $29.99 each
Perfect for posting pictures and notes, this photo frame at Vignette is both useful and pretty. $32
Entice your girls to write thank-you notes with these adorable cards, available at Hot Pink, from local artist Brittany Fuson. $20; add personalization for $5 more
Fill the glass with water, and pop in the freezer. Slide out the plastic insert, and you are left with a stylized ice sculpture in a glass. No more watered-down drinks! This glass, from Moon Wine & Spirits, is a fun, creative gift. $14.99
Add a bottle of bitters, and gift this handy how-to from Avec Moi to your brother. Maybe he will elevate his standard cocktail offerings at your next family gathering, yes? $9.95
Funny, poignant and oh-so-Southern, this collection of essays is a great gift for the bibliophile in your life. $25.99 at Landmark Booksellers