5 Thrifty Things: Gifts Made in DE Under $50

by Shoestring Editors
November 29, 2012 - 8:39pm

We found some fab finds in the First State, and we're thrilled to share at least 5 locally made gift ideas under $50 from Delaware in our first-ever Shop Local Guide to the Holidays.

Be sure to check out the rest of our 250 picks for made in USA holiday gifts under $50 on our new interactive US map, where you'll find our favorite locally made products by state for her, him, kids, the home, the host/hostess, stocking stuffers, even some for pets!

FOR HER
Pony Up Designs Rosette Brooches

We love collecting pins and buttons to brighten up old hats, coats, and sweaters, and Jill Noval's sweet rosette brooches ($12 and up) are perfect for clustering.

FOR HIM
Extreme Brewing by Sam Calagione

The owner of our favorite Delaware brew, Dogfish Head, shares recipes with stunning photos in his homebrewing guide, Extreme Brewing ($24.99).

FOR KIDS
House Industries Photo Lettering Blocks

These aren't your average alphabet blocks. Raise a font snob with House Industries gorgeous photo lettering blocks ($40). Don't worry, there's no Comic Sans in sight.

FOR HOME
Home Sweet Block Printed Fabric

For the DIYer, score some pretty block printed fabric from Home Sweet ($10 and up), and some pillows are sure to result.

FOR THE HOST
House Industries Flour Sack Towels

We just couldn't resist adding another entry from the delighful design team at House Industries. This set of 3 flour sack towels ($30) will brighten any kitchen.

Did we miss your favorite locally made products from Missouri? Definitely share them with us in the comments, we'd love to add them to our shopping lists!

Story & main image: Copyright 2012, Shoestring LLC.
Photos: Courtesy, various retailers.

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Melissa Massello is an editor, start-up junkie, entrepreneur, Swapaholic, and lifelong New England girl. As a sustainable style expert, Melissa has been featured on ABC, CBS, NBC, and FOX news station affiliates around the country and in US News & World Report, USA Today, The Boston Globe, The New York Post, The Denver Post, The LA Times, The Dallas Morning News, MSN Money, and WalletPop, among other fine media outlets. Melissa currently lives with her husband and their Whippet mix in Somerville, Mass. -- "the Brooklyn of Boston" -- where they strive each day to save money, save the planet, and live the dream for less.
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