Capping your price limit at half a Franklin? Try these finds.
1/18Bangers & Lace Beer of the Month Club, $50 at Bangers & LacePair this membership, good for 12 beers, with a gift certificate for food at the Wicker Park beer bar.
2/18Photograph: Courtesy of BlissBliss Triple Oxygen starter kit, $46 at Bliss SpaGuys and gals alike will appreciate the glowing skin this set delivers�for $114 less than the in-spa triple oxygen facial, too!
3/18Photograph: Courtesy of CB2Tree bookends, $50 at CB2
4/18Snuggly Sweater Friends, $48 at Green GenesFor your little one, pair one of these plush dolls with a cozy sweater.
5/18The Outdoor Explorer kit, $44 at Green Genes
6/18Photograph: Courtesy of Seltzer GoodsSeltzer Goods friendship pin, $45 at M2 Boutique
7/18Courtesy of Quirk BooksGig Posters Volume 2, $40 at gigposters.comThese rock-show posters can be torn out and framed�perfect for a college dorm room or first apartment.
8/18Photograph: Lee WebbHex Code wallet case for iPhone, $50 at store.apple.comIf you know he�s getting an iPhone 4S from Santa, snag him this accessory. (Just make sure he opens the phone first!)
9/18Photograph: Courtesy of KiplingKipling New lunch bag, $48 at kipling-usa.com
10/18Photograph: Courtesy of Jonathan AdlerBoom box match strike, $42 at Jonathan Adler
11/18Recycle Girl adult mittens, $45 at Green Genes
12/18Photograph: Courtesy of MoleskineMoleskine metal roller pen, $50 at Bloomingdale�sPair this with a Moleskine notebook to inspire a budding writer to step away from the keyboard once in a while.
13/18Forest painting, $42 at Haymaker Shop
14/18Photograph: Courtesy of Jonathan AdlerPeace/Love coasters, $48 at Jonathan AdlerGift a party host with classy, not corny, holiday decor.
15/18Chicago El pillow by Zerobird Studio, $40 at Haymaker ShopMake the ex-Chicagoans on your list nostalgic with this pillow, handmade by a local artist who was inspired by bike rides under the Pink and Green Lines.
16/18Hex Icon watch band for iPod nano, $40 at the Apple Store
17/18Photograph: Stella S Lee PhotographyPac-Man Ghost wall decals, $50 at whatisblik.comThis is a great gift for your friend who refuses to grow up.
18/18Photograph: Courtesy of SephoraSephora deluxe fragrance samples, $50 at SephoraSince scents smell different on each person�s skin, picking one out as a gift is dang near impossible. Opt for this kit for men and women, which includes a gift card for a full-size bottle of the recipient�s choice.