Comments of the Week: Holiday Card Design Challenge!

Comments of the Week: Holiday Card Design Challenge!

We've been getting into the holiday spirit, and our Holiday Card Design Challenge is helping to make the season bright! We selected our favorite screen printed and letterpress designs and now our semi-finalists are up for voting through Monday, November 28. There's still time to leave your feedback and cast your votes for your favorite messages of holiday cheer, but first, check out what our community is saying about these festive greeting cards! ...
How to find a gift for your best friend

How to find a gift for your best friend

When Twitter Giveaway Winner Jodie Evans received her $500 gift certificate, she knew just what to get her best friend. And that's how best friends are. When you know someone so closely, it's easy to find that perfect gift. So rather than let me tell you what you should get your best friend, let me call out 8 of our favorite gifts that symbolize what a great friendship is all about.
Best New Gifts of 2011

Best New Gifts of 2011

When people ask me, "What makes something an uncommon good?" I typically explain that it's a product with a unique, unexpected or additional element of creative design. It's an item that is remarkable in that, "We haven't seen anything quite like this before" or, "Who would have thought of that?" or "I'm sure I haven't seen this anyplace else." Or, another way to explain this, as Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart might say, "I know it when I see it."
An Uncommon Thanksgiving Recipe Round-up

An Uncommon Thanksgiving Recipe Round-up

If you're hosting Thanksgiving dinner this year or attending a potluck, consider taking inspiration for uncommon foods from a few of our favorite blogs. Who knows, you might end up creating a new tradition by cooking up one of the following dishes!...
Holiday Gifts Your Teen Will Love

Holiday Gifts Your Teen Will Love

The holiday season is is in full swing, and we're pouring through our assortment selecting great gifts for everyone on your shopping list! Many of our picks are inspired by our Twitter contest winner, Jodie. She won a $500 UncommonGoods shopping spree earlier this year, and we've had a ton of fun helping her choose the perfect gifts for her favorite people. Although Jodie doesn't have a teen on her shopping list, many parents, aunts and uncles, and grandparents (to name just a few) do. With this in mind, we picked a few of our favorite gifts for teens...