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20 of Our Favorite New Father’s Day Gifts

May 21, 2018

20 of Our Favorite New Father’s Day Gifts | UncommonGoods

Jeez. It’s time for Father’s Day already? And to think, it seems like it was snowing just yesterday… but we digress. To give you a head start on your quest for Dad’s next favorite thing, we’ve assembled 20 of our best new Father’s Day gifts, from stuff for sports lovers to uncommon edibles. That’s right—none of last year’s leftovers here. Check out the full list below.

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Our Favorite Products This Week

May 16, 2018

Our Favorite Products This Week | UncommonGoods

With more than 4,000 uncommon goods to choose from, you might need some help finding your new favorite things. Each week, we’ll round up a mix of the brand new, the tried-and-true, and our personal picks—all just for you.

1. The perfect babysuit for your lil’ cute-tea.

Bubble Tea Babysuit | UncommonGoods

The boba graphics on this super-soft cotton babysuit are added by hand, making each extra special. The straw on the matching hat? That makes this outfit extra adorable.

Bubble Tea Babysuit – $36 Buy Now »

 

2. A bedding set to help kids blastoff to dreamland.

Rocket Duvet and Pillowcase Set | UncommonGoods

Sometimes launching bedtime is a challenge. Thanks to this matching duvet and pillowcase set, your kiddo will be eager to initiate their next dream mission.

Rocket Duvet & Pillowcase Set – $119 Buy Now »

 

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12 Space-Savers for Your Home Sweet Shoebox Small Apartment

May 10, 2018

Space-Saving Storage Solutions for Small Apartments

Scientists claim the universe is expanding, but they haven’t been to our house. You feel us? When it comes to saving space, more is never enough. Each of the items below is both more, and less. (Physics is full of such paradoxes.)

1. An entryway shelf that streamlines your exits.

Out The Door Catch-All Shelf | UncommonGoods

Hang this by your door and free up a drawer. All the little things you need as you dash out—keys, sunglasses, phone, wallet—will find a place on it. You can even put reminder notes on it with a magnet. For example, “Buy that cute catch-all shelf.”

Out the Door Catch-All Shelf – $45 Buy Now »

 

2. A caddy for storing #bedlife necessities.

Bedside Essentials Pocket | UncommonGoods

Look at your bedroom. See any space for remotes? Magazines? Tablet? Neither do we. This pocket creates a place for them right where you need it: next to your bed. Now, cocooning will be even cocoonier.

Bedside Essentials Pocket – $20-$25 Buy Now »

 

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Our Favorite New Gifts for May Birthdays

May 7, 2018

Our Favorite New Gifts for May Birthdays | UncommonGoods

So your bestie’s a Taurus. Or maybe a Gemini. That’s great and all, but the stars won’t help you pick a birthday present they love. Just leave that kind of thing to us! This month, we’ve got 20 of our coolest new items on deck, so you don’t have to think too hard about that “gifting” thing, at least as far as May birthdays go. Read on for every one of ’em.

1. A pretty piece of art that toasts their home state.

Ode to Home State Art | UncommonGoods

A watercolor portrait of their home state’s natural wonders + a super-cute acrostic = one happy birthday girl (or boy, of course).

Ode to Home State Art – $40-100 Buy Now »

 

2. A game that’s perfect for friends with #nofilter.

What Do You Meme Game | UncommonGoods

We know, we know, #nofilter’s an Instagram thing. But something tells us you know a little someone who’s equally deserving of that hashtag, and chances are, they’ll love this meme-tastic game that tasks them with choosing an image’s cleverest caption. (Please forgive us for saying “meme-tastic.”)

What Do You Meme Game – $30 Buy Now »

 

3. A sculpted llama that’s just the right size for a succulent.

Llama Planter | UncommonGoods

Whether they love llamas or little green friends (hey, plants have personality, too), they’ll delight in the presence of this petite sweetie on their window sill.

Llama Planter – $48 Buy Now »

 

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Our Favorite Products This Week

May 6, 2018

Our Favorite Products This Week | UncommonGoods

With more than 4,000 uncommon goods to choose from, you might need some help finding your new favorite things. Each week, we’ll round up a mix of the brand new, the tried-and-true, and our personal picks—all just for you.

1. A kit that brings bubble tea within reach.

Bubble Tea Kit | UncommonGoods

Boba may look like the product of magic, but it’s actually pretty easy to make. Let this two-flavor kit—complete with steel takes on those fat straws we all love so much—be your guide.

Bubble Tea Kit – $35 Buy Now »

 

2. A beginner’s guide to the cyanotype.

Solar Photography Kit | UncommonGoods

We know, we know, you’ve got a camera in your pocket. But this paper-and-fabric kit takes pictures activated by the sun, and frankly, we think that’s cooler.

Solar Photography Kit – $14.95 Buy Now »

 

3. Gummy bears that light up when you squish ’em.

Gummy Bear Lights | UncommonGoods

Give any one of these rubbery bears a tender squeeze to their belly and watch them light up. Trust us, it’s fun (and it doesn’t hurt the bears).

Gummy Bear Lights – $27.99 Buy Now »

 

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Our Favorite Products This Week: Jewelry Edition

May 2, 2018

With more than 4,000 uncommon goods to choose from, you might need some help finding your new favorite things. Each week, we’ll round up a mix of the brand new, the tried-and-true, and our personal picks. This week, we’re narrowing down the list a little more, just in time for Mother’s Day!  Our Jewelry Buyer, Sharon, picked out a few of her favorite jewelry pieces and told us what she loves most about them.

1. Necklaces that showcase origami animals in sterling silver.

Origami Menagerie Necklaces | UncommonGoods

Sue Beatrice created these super fun origami necklaces exclusively for UncommonGoods. I love how each one is packed with personality. They bring me joy and make me smile.Sharon Hitchcock, UncommonGoods Jewelry Buyer

Origami Menagerie Necklaces – $72 Buy Now »

 

2. Bangles that let you keep those you love close to your heart.

Personalized All Heart Bangle Set | UncommonGoods

I’m crazy for these pretty bangles, each personalized with a name of a loved one, and linked together with a golden heart.

Personalized All Heart Bangle Set – $70-175 Buy Now »

 

3. Lowercase letters cast from real leafy twigs.

A to Z Letter Necklaces | UncommonGoods

The designer of this collection, Nancy Nelson, is inspired by nature and collects bark and twigs on her walks. These lovely initial necklaces were cast from bits of twig and leaves.

A to Z Letter Necklaces – $78 Buy Now »

 

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Gift Lab: Braving Hot & Cold with Our Nesting Prep & Serve Bowls

May 1, 2018

UncommonGoods HR Assistant & Receptionist, Julia. (Hold tight, Julia! Don’t let that bowl get away!)

Product

Nesting Prep & Serve Bowls

Research

I recently moved… our first place—need to buy everything! I saw these Nesting Prep & Serve Bowls on the UncommonGoods website and thought they could be perfect for all my mixing, serving, and storing of leftover food while maintaining a color scheme I am happy with.

Hypothesis

Based on the details of the Nesting Prep & Serve Bowls, these utensils will be convenient to use interchangeably for mixing sauces and pastes and for refrigerator/freezer storage. I expect, based on quality, no staining and peeling of outer coating.

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