Thoughts That Count
Not everyone has infinitely deep pockets, and not every guest should have to pony up for sterling. Here, great gifts that don’t require major cash outlay.
Gifts Under $50
Set of four, $45 at Michael Aram, 136 W. 18th St., nr. Sixth Ave.; 212-461-6903.
Sea-Fan Finger Towels
Set of two, from $25 at Gracious Home, 1217 Third Ave., at 70th St.; 212-517-6300.
“3 Chefs” Utensils
Set of three, $50 at Scandinavian Grace, 167 N. 9th St., at Bedford Ave., Williamsburg, Brooklyn; 718-384-7886.
Set of four, $29 at A&G Merch, 111 N. 6th St., nr. Berry St., Williamsburg, Brooklyn; 718-388-1779.
Kuhn Rikon Paring Knives
Set of three, $25 at Sur la Table, 75 Spring St., at Crosby St.; 212-966-3375.
From $1.95 at CB2, 451 Broadway, nr. Grand St.; 800-606-6252.
From $1.95 a pair at Pearl River Mart, 477 Broadway, nr. Grand St.; 212-431-4770.
$42 at Cursive in ABC Carpet & Home, 888 Broadway, at 19th St.; 646-602-3806.
Split Bamboo Accent Rug
$20 at JCPenney, Queens Center, 92-59 59th Ave., Elmhurst; 718-592-1800.
Middle Kingdom Ceramic Bud Vase
$22.50 at Golden Calf, 86 N. 6th St., at Wythe St., Williamsburg, Brooklyn; 718-302-8800.
Punch Bowl Set
$36.95 at Crate and Barrel, 650 Madison Ave., at 60th St.; 212-308-0011.
Set of four, $22 at Design Within Reach, 408 W. 14th St., nr. Ninth Ave.; 212-242-9449.
From the Summer 2008 New York Wedding Guide