5 Thrifty Things: Gifts Made in MT Under $50

by Shoestring Editors
November 29, 2012 - 8:19pm

From Bozeman to Missoula, there's lots of fresh stuff coming out of Montana right now — and we're pumped to share at least 5 locally made gift ideas under $50 right here 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
DonkeyGirl Ombre Tank

We're obsessed with ombre. This dip-dyed silk charmeuse tank from Missoula-based DonkeyGirl ($48) is so on trend right now.

FOR HIM
Hans Bagworks Bicycle Handlebar Bag

Made from durable oil cloth in a rainbow of options, we love this handlebar sack ($32 and up) as a way to add some baggage capability to your bike.

FOR KIDS
GEO Onesies and Hats

Parade your hometown pride by wearing your state on your sleeve (or hat, or chest) with GEO customizable apparel ($18 and up). And parents, there's adult sizes, too!

FOR HOME
Loredemer State Love Art

And if on your sleeve isn't enough, display your state pride on your walls with the cool tie dye hues of Bozeman-based Loredemer's State Love canvases ($35 and up).

FOR THE HOST
Angle 33 Wine and Coaster Set

Pop these concrete bottle and beverage coasters ($19.99) in the freezer, and when you're set to serve, the bottle and glasses stay chilled and save your table from a wet mess.

FOR STOCKINGS
Eme Handmade Drink Cozies

We mustache you a question, is your coffee sleeve this cute? If the answer is no, we suggest these dapper drink cozies from Eme Handmade ($12).

FOR PETS
West Paw Eco Nap Pet Bed

These Bozeman-made pet beds ($29 and up) are not only cute, but they're constructed from fabric made of recycled plastic bottles.

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

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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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