[uhp-steyt fan-see] - adjective

1. not exorbitant or extravagent by city standards, however in a rural setting (like upstate new york) it is in fact, quite fancy.

2. a wonderful blog dedicated to art, design and other things that are indeed upstate fancy.




Bike Tool Roll - $30

This awesome kit from Bike Cozy, comes in a variety of colors, & makes a kick ass gift for for that bike enthusiast on your list.

Handmade Belt Buckle - $32

A truly unique gift. Made from found book pages these one of a kind belt buckles are handmade by Maxine, Dear.

Necktie Wallet - $28

Don't give him another boring tie this year. Try one of the wallets made from upcycled neckties by Prix-prix.

Little Ninja Cufflinks - $15

These Cufflinks from Komodokat are anything but boring. These will convince your guy to dress up more often.

Drive Shaft Clock - $72

Need a handmade gift for the gearhead on your list? Try a drive shaft clock from All 15 Designs.

Penguin & Bear Scarf - $25

Want to make him smile and keep him warm? Try this hand printed illustrated scarf from diskgrunt.

PO Box Bank Safe - $86

Made from salvaged Post office box doors these museum quality banks from Box N Mor will last a lifetime.

Bigfoot Magnet - $9

Maybe he does exist, at least on your fridge. A handpainted ceramic magnet by Pearson Maron.

Wool Messenger Bag - $89

Just the right size for a laptop or a perhaps a few books. A wool bag by Stash for the man in your life.

Journey Journal - $12

For the traveling man, this journey journal by Cracked Designs is the gift that will preserve his memories for years to come.

Berkley Bottle Opener - $6

A Ryan Berkley illustration that has been turned into a bottle opener. Beer and sharks. Really what could be better?

Wavejumper Print - $45

Wish he was more cultured? Turn him into an art collector with a woodcut print from Tug Boat Print Shop.