With the holidays officially here, you’re swearing off peppermint lattes (calorie count: 1,679) and mall parking lots. To check off everyone on your list, from your cat to boss, hit indie home boutique StellaDallas, where parking is a cinch.
Snow & Graham 2011 Calendar, $28
The wall planner chockful of original mod and floral prints is just the ticket for your forgetful nanny’s or crafty niece’s stocking.
Multicolor Hourglass, $45
Since boss man never seems to be doing much of anything, he can watch the minutes slip away when you gift him the colorful hourglass filled with sand.
Embroidered Wood Art, $85-$350
Instead of breaking the bank for that botanical print on Mom’s wish list, check out Noshii’s framed maple blocks stitched with whimsical patterns like flowers, leaves, and sunbursts.
Allyson Hall Silhouette, $125
Capture your nephew’s Cheshire grin (or even your cat, Moxie’s, for that matter) with local artist Allyson Hall’s custom, pop art-style silhouettes.
Gwen Frostic for Roost Block Prints, $58
Until Grandma gives up longhand for e-mail, update her fugly stationery with a twenty-piece set showcasing ten original, nature-inspired designs (owls, deer, trees, sunsets) tucked inside a beautiful wooden box.
StellaDallas, 4346 Lovers Lane (214-691-0000 or shopstelladallas.com).
Photo: Courtesy of StellaDallas