TOMA’s multi-pronged corktrivet can prop up a whole party’s worth of pots and pans (from $22 at Abode, 179 Grand St., nr. Bedford Ave., Williamsburg; 718-388-5383).
Local artist Ulrike Mueller’s five-foot concentrically stitched quilts come in five mood-boosting colors ($450 at JF & Son, 56 University Pl., at 10th St.; 212-343-3131).
With naturally treated leather and replaceable outer soles, Oak Street Bootmakers’ Hunt Boots will keep their rugged good looks for years ($356 at Palmer Trading Company, 137 Sullivan St., nr. Prince St.; 347-429-4342).