[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.




Pocket Journal - $15

Hand embroidered by Nowvember this little bear pocky journal will fit great in just about any stocking.

Artist Book Jackets - $12

Turn your kids (or your own) books into little works of art. Available in two different artists sets from Book City Jackets.

Robot Patch - $2

Printed onto felt by Loverlyink. These patches can be sewn onto anything. Let the fun begin. Available in a variety of designs.

Leather Leaf keychain - $9

A real leaf was printed on genuine Leather by The Fig Leaf. A very simple design that is fun and functional.

Leather Card Sleeve - $12

This year put the giftcards in something special and reusable. Handprinted on Leather by Bonspiel Creations.

Animal Paper Dolls - $18

Why not have some fun this holiday. Cut and assemble these 6 different animals by Oh My Cavalier.

Fox Stamp - $5

Perhaps your stocking is in need of a few rubber stamps from Nikoart. Fozes, gnomes, owls and more.

Schmetterling Pin Pack - $10

Tiny pins are an easy stocking stuffer. I love these curious vintage paper and butterfly wings pins from Miniature Rhino.

Lil' Chubbies - $10

Need something sweet? These mini cookie middles from Bliss Candies may be just the thing you've been looking for.

OctoKitty Sticker Set - $7

Illustrated stickers from Dennise Rodriguez will be an awesome surprise in your kids stocking this year. Trust me on this one.

Paper Pencils - $6

Made from graphite and wrapped paper this set of pencils will make even the scholarly smile. Get your set & other goodies at the LemonTree.

Silk Map Tie - $30

If you have to get someone a tie this year, make sure it's from Toy Breaker. Unique silk ties, Un-boring.

Business Card Holder - $25

A card case that opens to a display case for you desk too. It's hard to find stocking stuffers for guys sometimes. Hare and Drum makes it easy.

Breathers Comics - $20

If you know someone who likes indie comics. or comics at all. Try this book pack from Just Mad Books.