[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.




Paintchip Collage - $42

A little piece of original art from Dot + Jim. Created from Paintchips these little collages are one of a kind.

Rustic Serving Trio - $65

This trio from Firewood Furniture comes with a rustic cutting board, mini wood spreaders and two ceramic dishes.

Forest Magnet - $3

From I Am Home these little magnets allow you to create a little landscape on your fridge, or anywhere thats magnetic.

Glass Nest Bowl - $60

A unique sculptural bowl from Heather Palmer could be the the perfect gift for the person who seems to have everything.

Wood Coasters - $26

A mini art piece that will functions as a coaster. Lasercut from cherry wood handcrafted by Peppersprouts.

Whale Chalkboard - $40

This little chalkboard made by Ben Floeter is a great gift for the college student who needs a little reminder sometimes.

Stoneware Bowl Set - $34

I had plates from Atelier BB on the gift guide last year. This year I love their small snack sized bowls So many colors.

Small Muddler - $40

A gift for the cocktail lovers on your list. This handcrafted Muddler by Forest Treasures is handcrafted in Australia.

2 Wood Candle Holders - $80

Made in Brooklyn by Jean Pelle these wood candle holders have been hand carved and leafed in 24k Gold. Fancy.

Leather Lap Desk - $45

This lap desk is great for the computer junkie or anyone he needs a little portable space. From the Lap Desk Lady.

Felt Bowl - $30

Felt Planet makes amazing felt bowls from super thick merino wool felt. Store just about anything.

Salt & Pepper Shaker - $28

A walnut mustache salt and pepper shaker designed by paperdoll woodshop is sure to be a conversation piece.

Hand-Knit Cushion - $42

A classic cable knit re-imagined by strikk into a beautiful throw pillow. A simple gift can really mean a lot.

Printed Tea Towel - $17

Wipe the winter blues away with a summer inspired handprinted tea towel from Slide Sideways.

Dish of Succulents - $40

Forget those expensive flowers. Send an arangment of succulents to the neighbors from Greenware Designs.

Magnetic Spice Rack - $42

Even us city folk like to cook. The compact living spice rack from Gneiss Spice is great for small apartment dwellers.