It’s graduation season, which means it’s time to go shopping for the high school and college grads in your life. We recommend that you take a cue from our editors and give something unique this year!
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What says I’m thinking about you like 365 thoughtful quotes for each day of the year? These “Gathered Truths” are perfect for a friend or the one you love to let them know how much your care all year round.
Every college student needs a great tote. This one is the perfect size for books, and a laptop, and will be your grad’s new go-to accessory in no time.
These “Slow and Steady” cocktail napkins are a great reminder to the recent graduate that moderation is the key to all things in the post school world!
We think the title to this Storm Jameson novel says it all… “Farewell to Youth” and hello to the real world!
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Make sure your graduate is ready for those college formals– or post graduation celebrations– with this sharp bow tie and cummerbund set.
Let this print from Old Try serve as a friendly reminder to remember your manners… We think it makes great dorm room decor!
These beautiful notepads would certainly make note taking a more enjoyable task, making them both practical and fun!
This Presentation Box from Heritage Handcrafted is made from whiskey staves and can be personalized with initials or a date. It’s a great way to remember a special day and perfect the perfect vessel for keepsakes, or a special bottle of whiskey!
Sick of spending money on something that will only last a few short days? Give mom some flowers that will last longer than a week with these clever floral finds.
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These lovely porcelain violets by Vieuxtemps sit atop dainty tole stems and leaves. Set them in a powder room or a window sill where your guests will be able to admire the beautiful workmanship.
Diane James Home creates incredibly lifelike blooms like this single peony in a glass vase. Mom will enjoy springtime all year long with this thoughtful gift.
If you aren’t ready to give up on flowers then we recommend this porcelain bud vase by artist Caroline Reehl. Fill it with a single white rose or some spray roses to complete the gift.
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Karen Adams’ Garden Note Cards have beautiful illustrations of flowers and insects with glittered accents. We think they make writing notes a truly enjoyable experience!
These flower soaps are nestled in a linen-embossed gift box inspired by vintage Russian textiles. They come with a silk screened soap dish and are almost too pretty to use.
Sharyn Blond’s cocktail napkins are always a treat for the recipient. We love the lattice design with the cheerful yellow flowers on this particular design.
We’re thrilled to introduce La Matera!
La Matera was inspired by the gauchos of southern Argentina. Their rustic lifestyle, rugged charm, and the elegance of their traditional woven fabrics inspired the adventure of La Matera. Think the rough and tough cowboy from that Cormac McCarthy novel you never read…. but with cooler belts.
The indigenous people of Argentina’s countryside have woven these distinct geometric patterns for hundreds of years. Handsome, exotic, and remarkably rugged, it is apparent why these fabrics worn by gauchos became fashionable among families of the countryside and many of the great polo players of Argentina.
Enjoy 10% off your order – enter promo code LAMATERA10 at payment through Sunday!
Not only does Fritz Orr create the most beautifully handcrafted wooden canoe and stand-up paddles, but he gives a percentage of his sales back to a camp he loves so dearly as well. This is one of the many reasons we love him.
Fritz Orr, III – an amazing wood craftsman on Taigan – is donating 10% of each item sold of his to Camp Merrie-Woode all in order to give more kids the chance to experience what he was able to, growing up. His love for the outdoors began at an early age and his passion has grown into building his own successful business today. So he’s decided to continue to give back as much as he can.
In the spirit of Father’s and Mother’s Day quickly approaching, go ahead and purchase your own custom paddle from Fritz. You’re helping a great cause while you’re at it!
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We’re thrilled to introduce August Morgan!
A little over a year ago, founder Kate Hersch began designing this line of quirky cocktail napkins and guest towels. Each piece comes with a hand embroidered critter, often along with a clever one-liner. Cocktail hour will never be the same after these precious cocktail napkins are thrown into the mix!
Why we chose August Morgan:
Not only are August Morgan’s cocktail napkins wonderful hostess gifts, they can also make a statement in any home bar. The tongue-and-cheek quotes on each napkin are also great conversation starters and the perfect accessory for any cocktail. Welcome August Morgan!
Enjoy 10% off your order-enter promo code AUGUST at payment through March 6th!
It’s almost time to officially have your Valentine’s Day gifts in order so we’re giving you some of our favorite options – our top 10 most fabulous V-Day items of 2013!
Valentine’s Day is the one day out of the year when it’s fun to completely surprise a loved one so what better place to pick out your “something special” than on our site filled with small designers that don’t have their items anywhere else? (So in other words, Taigan is the BEST place to find your gift)
Below are a few of our top 10 picks: