20 Gifts Under $25

The best gifts don't have to be big. Oftentimes, the small gifts are the ones that mean the most. We just added new artwork to our online store--Check out our top 20 gifts under $25!


1. Compacts by Sydney Gruber

These are hand painted by Kentuck Studio Artist, Sydney Gruber, and feature two different magnifications! A gift they can carry year round! These come in a variety of colors, and we have a few listed on our online shop.


2. Gee's Bend Potholders

Take the art of cooking to a new level! These potholders are perfect for the home chef who likes to add a little extra flair.


3. Rusty Ornament

If you're gifting to someone who is or was local, this ornament is a great way to remind them of home during the holidays!



4. Support Local Arts Button

For the arts lover and supporter, this button can be added to jackets, backpacks, purses, etc to show the world that you're a local arts supporter!




5. Weed Vases by Neely Portera

Handmade in Tuscaloosa, these weed vases are perfect for Mom's stocking! The sticker reads "Nothing will ever replace the feeling of receiving a small bouquet of weeds picked by tiny loving hands for his mother. This vase was inspired by my precious son JB." 


6. Spinning Tops by Chestnut & Hemlock

Turned in Tuscaloosa, these spinning tops are a surefire way to transport someone back to a simpler time.



7. Small Wood Puzzles by Chestnut & Hemlock

Designed by a local artist, these puzzles range from 3 pieces to 12 pieces in a variety of designs. Hand cut using a small saw!



8. Secret Boxes by Heartwood Creations

The possibilities of these secret boxes are endless. Perfect for jewelry or small trinkets. Each box has a small heart burned into the back, and rumor has it that if you rub the heart that it will bring good luck!

9. Recycled Wine Bottle Pendants by Steve Smith

We love these recycled wine bottle pendants made locally in Alabama! Wear these with the cord provided or dress them up with a fancier chain.




10. Spoon Rests by Carol Lammon

Perfect for the chef who loves filling the kitchen with locally made items!



11. Raku Studs by Kayla Moring

Handmade by a Kentuck Red Dog Potter, Kayla Moring. These little clay studs are the perfect funky addition to any outfit!


12. Soap/Business Card Holders by Lula Woodworks

We love these Alabama made soap/business card holders! Who says art can't be practical?



13. Earrings by A&L Goldsmith

Add a bit of sparkle to any outfit with these stunning glass studs!


14. Press the Button-Elayne Goodman

Let the people who never do laundry know how it is, but with a smile and good nature of course.


15. Left Hand Soap Soaps & Lip Salves

While these are available in store only, they make fantastic small gifts. Made locally in Tuscaloosa, Left Hand Soap boasts a variety of traditional scents, such as Rosemary Mint, but for the more adventurous soap user, choose a scent like Chocolate Mint or Strawberry Lime!



16. Chess Queens by Sydney Gruber

Maybe you know a queen, or maybe you know someone who really likes chess. Get them a customized queen. These are made by Kentuck Studio Artist Sydney Gruber.



17. 4"x4" Abstracts by Sydney Gruber

Even a little painting can make a huge impact. Support a Kentuck Studio Artist & purchase some of her work!


18. Earrings by Suzanne & Angelique Juneau

Carefully handcrafted by a mother and daughter team from Louisiana, these earrings are a stunning addition to any jewelry collection.







19. Cups by Timothy Weber

These are exquisitely made to be the perfect everyday cup.


20. Cake Tester Brooms by George Jones, Jr

To use this broom, break off a straw and stick it in the center of the cake you're baking. If it comes out clean, it's done. Get this for the baker in your family!


We hope this has inspired some unique and affordable gift ideas! Remember, when you shop Kentuck in-store or online, you aren’t only getting a one-of-a-kind piece of art, you're also financially supporting living artists and keeping the Kentuck experience alive. Thank you!


Shop online: https://www.kentuck.org/shop


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Kentuck Art Center and Festival was established in 1971. Kentuck's mission is to perpetuate the arts, engage the community, and empower the artist. The Kentuck Festival of the Arts is held annually in October, and during that weekend, makes a $5.5 million economic impact on its community.

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