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Washingtonian Gift Guide: Gifts for Less Than $30
Times are tough—we understand you might need to cut back a bit this year on the stocking stuffers. So check out our gift guide for presents for less than $30. There’s something for everyone in your life, from music lovers to amateur chefs to folks who wan By Catherine Andrews, Claudia Bahar
Comments () | Published December 10, 2008

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DC Ork poster
$22 at

Ork Posters has long been making fantastic neighborhood posters for, oh, pretty much every city in America except the District of Columbia. So imagine our joy when we clicked over to the site the other day and saw that we’re finally represented! You can buy this poster for a true-blue Washingtonian or just a fan of typography and fine design.

Concert posters
Around $25 to $30

Buying gifts for music lovers nowadays can be difficult—chances are they’ve already downloaded that new album, and how many times can you give somebody an iTunes gift card, anyway? For a creative spin on a musical gift, try a hand-designed concert poster. They’re gorgeous and double as both great wall art and a testament to musical fandom. Some of our favorite sites are the Small Stakes,, and F2-Design.
Dots gloves
$15 at

It’s a serious, serious problem, one we’ve all dealt with and that may have driven some of you mad. Yes, we’re talking about the impossibility of using iPhones or iPods while wearing gloves. Enter Dots Gloves. They’re warm and cozy like regular gloves but have the genius touch of tiny little rubber buttons attached to the fingers so you can scan your screens.


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