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    Updated on Sep 7, 2020. Posted on Sep 2, 2020

    21 Things From The Uncommon Goods Labor Day Sale That Make Perfect Gifts

    They've got light switch-shaped lamps, cloud-like toilet paper dispensers, dancing penguins...they've got it all.

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    Attention, shoppers! It's your lucky day because the Uncommon Goods Labor Day sale is here! It's time to finally get that gift you've been looking for! Are ya with me?

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    And if you need some inspiration, here are some of our fave finds below!

    1. This fun on/off touch lamp shaped like an oversized light switch for those who like a little light in the dark, prefer whimsical decor, or need to keep fidgety fingers busy! You can even adjust the brightness and it charges via USB, so no need for plugs!

    the lamp
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    Promising review: "I love this light! I move it from room to room and even took it on a trip with me! It allowed me to have a gentle light in a place I wasn't familiar with." —Mama D

    Price: $13.99 (originally $20)

    2. A pair of lovely nesting heart bowls when all you want to do is proclaim your love for them. They're handmade and painted with vibrant traditional folk designs, and are great for holding small jewelry, keepsakes, or even candy!

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    Price: $34.99 (originally $50)

    3. A cool set of Himalayan salt chillers for the cocktail drinker in your life. These will ~cool~ down their fave drink and add a rich, salty flavor without watering cocktails down like ice does!

    the salt chillers
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    Price: $13.99 for 10 cubes (originally $20)

    4. A handy dandy stainless steel rack dubbed the "Spongester" that'll help the one who's always on top of their cleaning. This wipes out bacteria by separating the "good sponge" from the "evil sponge" as should be done. The unique shape prevents cross-contamination, helps drainage, and inhibits bacterial growth.

    The stainless steel rack, which has two tiers: the top one says "good" and the bottom one says "evil"
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    Promising review: "Perfect design! I love being able to keep the good sponge and evil sponge separate. And now my family can keep track of the good sponge to use for the dishes and not use it for the floor (job for the evil sponge!). Love that the sponges dry out and don't sit on the sink gathering bacteria. Clever, funny, and looks great!" —D

    Price: $19.99 (originally $28).

    5. A playful garden bird that'll dance all year round in your loved one's fave outdoor space, whether that's a yard or a balcony! The penguin wobbles in the wind and the flamingo's wings and head move so they're always ready to party.

    the penguin and the flamingo in a yard
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    Promising review: "This was the perfect gift for my parents who are always tending to their yard in their Florida home. I'm looking forward to purchasing several more so that my dad has a flock of flamingos parading through his property!" —Lo

    Price: $44.99+ (originally $95+; available in penguin and flamingo)

    6. A pretty Jane Austen bath set for the romantic in your life who's always dreaming of that perfect 19th century romance and living in those novels of sensibility! It's perf for literary lovers too.

    the set
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    The set includes two bar soaps inspired by Pride and Prejudice and Mansfield Park and a lip balm inspired by Emma.

    Price: $19.99 (originally $29)

    7. A super cool cloud toilet paper dispenser if you know someone who's giving their bathroom a makeover or who just wants to make a boring everyday object into something spectacular! Plus, they can use the smaller groove to prop up their phone LOL.

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    Price: $48.99 (originally $70)

    8. A bonsai planter perf for those with a green thumb and those who have lots of plant friends. It's a planter worthy of holding your work of art, and it has a water ring and drainage holes plus a saucer, all to make sure their bonsai will thrive!

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    Price: $48.99 (originally $70)

    9. A stylish wooden bookmark so your fave bookworm will always have an elegant way to mark where they left off. It also has a handy little notch to mark the exact line they stopped at! So much better than that stray pen they were using previously, isn't it?

    the bookmark in an open book
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    Price: $9.99 (originally $16)

    10. A handmade traditional Thai ladle for the cultured cook or the one ready to take on the kitchen for the first time ever. Each ladle has a unique crackle too! They'll be super excited to serve up spicy Thai curry or fried rice with this. So yummy.

    Hand using the lade, which has a teak handle and ceramic bowl, to pour curry on rice
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    Price: $26.99 (originally $38)

    11. A whimsical set of wishing bird sculptures to give the dreamer in your life a place to carry their dreams until they can fly. Each porcelain bird comes with a paper scroll on which they write their hopes, wishes, or anything else. And they can change what's written on the scroll whenever they want!

    the bird sculptures made to look like they're flying
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    Every bird is handmade and individually stained and textured with stamps. They're easy to mount and move too: use the provided push pin to create a tiny hole in your wall, straighten the gauge wire attached to the bird, and put it into the hole.

    Price: $45.99 for a set of three (originally $65)

    12. A keepsake journal for your grandparents in which you can fill out sweet prompts and write funny or touching letters about just what makes them ~grand~ for them to read whenever they miss you. Whether it's your fave memory of them or how they inspire you, this thoughtful gift is sure to make them smile. It even comes with a cute haiku!

    the book open and the book closed
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    Promising review: "Very thoughtful. This was a special gift that my grandma loved. Took forever to fill out but it was worth it!" —Analisa

    Price: $9.99 (originally $18)

    13. A scented cube and ceramic wax burner set to put their senses at ease. If they're sad that summer's over, get the summer set that'll fill their home with smells of fruit and flowers, and if they have a huge sweet tooth, get the dessert set, which will make their home overflow with yummy crème brûlée, chocolate, and cheesecake scents.

    the burner and the wax sets
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    Price: $26.99 for eight cubes (originally $50)

    14. A wooden banana leaf serving platter because we all know someone who lives for pretty dining pieces to show off during meals. And this will add a great tropical touch to every dinner!

    the platter with food on it
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    Price: $19.99 (originally $30)

    15. A set of "Love Oracles" cards to give guidance and perspective in all kinds of love problems from prominent personalities like Joan of Arc, Casanova, and Sigmund Freud. Great for those who like tarot reading, these cards have charming illustrations and both insightful and funny comments to point them in the right direction!

    The cards, which include Marie Antoinette, Laverne Cox, George Michael, and Ryan Gosling
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    Price: $11.99 (originally $17)

    16. A cute dog starter kit perfect for helping the new dog owner welcome their furry friend into the family! The box even doubles as a way to track milestones like learning commands and sleeping through the night!

    the kit
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    The kit comes with a collapsible bowl with attached carabiner, tennis ball, and a cute spotted bow tie.

    Price: $13.99 (originally $20)

    17. A storybook pillow featuring an original illustration of Matilda or James from James and the Giant Peach, both beloved characters! It's perfect to add to your reader friend's reading nook and inspire them to reread their fave childhood Dahl classic — and then watch the movie!

    the two pillows
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    The pillows are washable.

    Price: $34.99 (originally $50, available in Matilda or James)

    18. A presidential signatures platter engraved with the autographs of retired US presidents (from Lincoln to Roosevelt!) to delight the history buff! They can add a historic touch to their dining experience and even stir up conversation.

    the platter with cheese and various other finger foods on it
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    Price: $29.99 (originally $50)

    19. An origami kit to keep the artsy one or the child in your life busy! This kit gets them set up on new ways of folding paper and guides them in creating a fun, colorful creature friend.

    two abstract creatures made of origami
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    Each kit has 24 sheets with two color options for each creature. There are visual and printed instructions included to make it easy.

    Price: $7.99 (originally $12)

    20. A meditation pillow that the yoga lover or meditation seeker will enjoy using every morning, as the natural buckwheat fill conforms to the shape of their body! And when they're done, it's so pretty they can just leave it on display as a reminder of peace.

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    Price: $57.99 (originally $100)

    21. A nebulizing diffuser for those who use aromatherapy to set the mood, whether for a soothing evening in or a busy afternoon of work. All they need to do is add a few drops of essential oil, and this diffuser will transform them into a mist without water or heat! Plus, it looks so fancy, it'll add to their decor too!

    the diffuser
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    This also has a timer option to save energy!

    Price: $54.99 (originally $100; available with and without a scents set)

    Check out the rest of their Labor Day sale for more awesome finds! And then this will be the person you give these gifts to:

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