By Rebecca Paul, Mon, March 21, 2016
Whether you still live in the same state as you were born or you’ve ventured to a new part of the country, home is where the heart is. And these state-shaped barn wood side tables can help bring the essence of your favorite state right into your living room. The tables are handmade in Kentucky from reclaimed Tennessee barn wood, and each plank shows unique patterns of weather and wear, adding another layer of sentimentality to the mix.
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By Rebecca Paul, Wed, March 9, 2016
The city’s fast paced environment presents a myriad of challenges on a daily basis — Should I take the express or local train? Is that apartment worth the extra $300 a month? When should I start looking for a new job? Now, instead of letting the stress eat you alive, make these difficult choices with this cool Decision Paperweight.
By Dana Schulz, Fri, November 20, 2015
It’s always tough when your Thanksgiving host tells you not to worry about bringing anything for the meal. With stuffing and pumpkin pie out of the question, what can you bring as a token of gratitude? Forget standard run-of-the-mill host gifts like a jar of jam or Yankee candle–6sqft has rounded up some fun and affordable options that are unexpected yet surprisingly useful. From a clever wine tote made in Brooklyn to an adopted olive tree in Italy, here are our top ten hostess gift picks.
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By Rebecca Paul, Mon, August 31, 2015
When you live in a place that’s as exciting and culturally diverse as Brooklyn, neighborhood pride comes with the territory. This cool throw from UncommonGoods features a graphic vintage map of the beloved borough, and is the perfect accessory for giving your hood props, while also adding some cool new threads to your home decor.
By Diane Pham, Mon, August 10, 2015
We’ve found the ultimate gift for the dedicated Times reader in your life—or a fun indulgence for a day you feel like treating yourself with something cool. The New York Times Custom Birthday Book is a beautifully bound hardback that culls every front page printed since the year of your birth, embossed with your name and birthdate for a super fascinating snapshot of world history over the course of your life.
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By Dana Schulz, Mon, June 30, 2014
There’s only so many miniature bats and steeply priced game tickets you can buy for the baseball-loving family member or friend in your life, so Uncommon Goods’ Ballpark Blueprints are the perfect gift for aficionados of America’s pastime.
The framed illustrations “evoke the nostalgia of midcentury architectural plans” through an aged finish that gives the look of a vintage document. Each print comes complete with the stadium’s design specs and notes particularly interesting game stats. The Portland-made drawings are printed on museum-grade archival paper and framed in black poplar wood using acid-free archival board.
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