Produced by Cynthia McCullough
For the gift wrapper or the gourmet cook: a twine stand, $14, perhaps with an elegant pair of scissors with black horn handles, $16.50, at Classic Remix. Blackened brass clawfoot candlesticks, $62 to $108, at Jayson Home. Clean-burning, virtually dripless palm-oil candles resemble aerated glass; lighted, they glow from within, $18 for a pair, at Refined Rustic. Crystal obelisks, $60, $75, and $105, at Mecox. Handmade leather-bound journals, $20 each, crocheted jute baskets, $90 for a set of three, and glass decanters, $39 each, at SG Grand. SuperJumboDeluxe clock with birch plywood frame, $75, at Haymaker. Newgate red Bubble alarm clock, $45, at Room Service. Newgate vintage-style small red and black alarm clocks, $63.50 each, at Maze Home. Throughout, handmade wrapping papers, $3.50 to $7 per sheet, at Paper Source.
Photograph: Tyllie Barbosa
Gold-painted antlers, $65, at Haymaker. Rubber-wood puzzle, $150, at the MCA Store.
Ruffled-lip ceramic vases, $7.50 and $14.50, and mercury glass votives, $9.50 each, at A New Leaf. Oversize zinc paper clips, $3 each, at Classic Remix.
Alabaster bowls, $72 and $84, at Greenheart Shop. Clyde Bill Brown wood bowls, $20 to $70, at Haymaker. Strings of stone beads, $49 each, at SG Grand.
Draw-on, wipe-off silicone place mats, $19 each (markers not included), at Art Effect.
Three-piece cocktail set (aluminum shaker, wood muddler and juicer), $46, at Stitch. Handmade wooden tops from Original Tree Swing Company, $5 each, at Haymaker. Leather travel backgammon set, $85, at Barneys New York. Flex-jointed wooden elephant, $120, at Stitch. Cubebot by David Weeks Studio, $27.50, and magnifying glasses with bone and wooden handles, $40 to $60, at Room Service.
Photography: Tyllie Barbosa
Layered topographical Lake Michigan print on 8-by-10-inch card stock, $40, at Greer. Molly M Designs laser-cut felt coasters, $45 (set of four), and Brooklyn Rehab wood plaque, 7 ½ by 3 ¾ inches, $25, at Asrai Garden. Josh Bach silk-lined leather valet, $45, at Stitch.
Greek-key resin napkin rings by Julian Mejia, $16 each, at Elements. Zen Table cotton napkins, $18 for a set of four, at Greenheart Shop.
Mobius synthetic-marble bookends, so sculptural, $45 for a pair, at Classic Remix. Starburst felt brooch by Vacide Erda Zimic, $25, at Greenheart Shop. Joya FvsS soy and beeswax candle in porcelain bowl, $100, at Asrai Garden. Dayna Decker Leila scent diffuser, $46, at Stitch. Crane’s ribbon journal, $18, and Mode de Paris set of note cards and envelopes, $38.50, at Greer.
Gift box of eight imported spices and two salts, $58, at Lezzet Spices.
Adorably small Jen Pearson reclaimed apothecary jar has a strike-ready bottom and comes with wooden matches, $22, at Elements.
Photography: Tyllie Barbosa
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Art Effect, 934 W. Armitage Ave., 773-929-3600, shoparteffect.com. Asrai Garden, 1935 W. North Ave., 773-782-0680, asraigarden.com. Barneys New York, 15 E. Oak St., 312-587-1700, barneys.com. Classic Remix, 1015 W. Webster Ave., 773-661-6796, classicremixchicago.com. Elements, 741 N. Wells St., 877-642-6574, elementschicago.com. Greenheart Shop, 1911 W. Division St., 312-264-1625, greenheartshop.org. Greer, 1657 N. Wells St., 312-337-8000, greerchicago.com. The Haymaker Shop, 5507 N. Clark St., 773-681-0798, haymakershop.com. Jayson Home, 1885 N. Clybourn Ave., 800-472-1885, jaysonhome.com. Lezzet Spices, 1821 W. Hubbard St., 312-455-0101, lezzetspices.com. Maze Home, 735 Elm St., Winnetka, 847-441-1115, mazehome.com. MCA Store, 220 E. Chicago Ave., 312-397-4000, mcachicagostore.org. Mecox, 406 N. Clark St., 312-836-0571, mecoxgardens.com. A New Leaf, 1818 N. Wells St., 312-642-8533, anewleafchicago.com. Paper Source, 919 W. Armitage Ave., 773-525-7300, paper-source.com. Refined Rustic, Lake Geneva, Wis., 262-249-0940, refinedrustic.com. Room Service, 5438 N. Clark St., 773-878-5438, roomservice-chicago.com. SG Grand, 1822 W. Grand Ave., 312-226-6654, sggrand.com. Stitch, 1723 N. Damen Ave., 773-782-1570, stitchchicago.com.