Spruce up a small space or add some dorm decor with a Tree-in-a-Bag. Sold in two sizes, the kit comes with tree, ornaments, hooks, skirt and topper, making it the perfect present for the hospital-bound or a cool way to cutesy-up a cubicle. The 24-inch tree retails for $49.95, and the 36-inch is $79.95. Each comes in a decorated felt bag that can also serve as Santa’s sack.
Classically couture cushion
Handcrafted pillows by Catstudio can honor your hometown, make a statement about your current locale or simply add some pillow pizzazz to your traditional trimmings. Each pillow is hand-embroidered on 100 percent cotton and filled with a down-like poly-filled insert. The heirloom quality pillow is original copyrighted art and takes a week to embroider. Pillows retail for $158 and come in three holiday designs as well as cities, national parks, resorts and all 50 states.
Renowned artist Holly Adler has taken the simple nutcracker and transformed it into a whimsical, wonderful creation that's a twist on the traditional. Ornate adornments include glitz and glimmer, frogs, festive feathers, crowns and stripes and more. New this year: Uncle Sam, a Frog Prince and Gingerbread themes. Hollywood Nutcrackers start at $45.
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