5 Thrifty Things: Gifts Made in SC Under $50

by Shoestring Editors
December 4, 2012 - 1:51pm

From historic Spartanburg to the shores of Hilton Head, there's super cool stuff coming out of South Carolina 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.

Upcycled Telephone Wire Necklace

We're smitten with this chic, eco-friendly pendant ($28) handmade in Charleston by designer Margaret Hansen of Ecolibrio. Green goes glam!

Southern Tide Sleepwear

Give his skivvies and pajamas a preppy upgrade with 100% cotton boxers ($24.50) or lounge pants ($49.50) from this iconic Greenville brand.

The Fresh Stitch Kid's Clothes

We can hardly handle all the adorable in Charleston-based seamstress Corinne Citrolo's Etsy shop, like this brother & sister sibling set ($48).

Rewined Candles

Not only are these varietal-scented candles ($20) handcrafted of all-natural soy wax right in Charleston, they're also poured in upcycled wine bottles and age like fine wine, too -- each one comes with a "born on" date.

Heritage Shortbread

Since 2005, chef Willow McGrain has brought a little bit of Scotland to Hilton Head Island with her authentic shortbread cookies. Show your host how much you appreciated their Southern hospitality with a large tin of these small batch shortbreads ($29.95, Gilt Taste).

Did we miss your favorite locally made products from South Carolina? 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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