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Published Dec. 9, 2010                                                        

Great gift ideas found right here
in Hinsdale
Four-part series highlights one item from every store in the village
for everyone on your list


   Finding the perfect gift for Mom or Grandpa or the neighbors down the block isn’t always an easy task.
   We’re here to help, with the third of a four-part series on holiday gift ideas from shops right here in Hinsdale.
   Be sure to schedule a shopping trip on a Saturday this month to take advantage of free parking at the meters and special activities for kids in Burlington Park. Of course, Grant and Gateway squares always offer free parking.
   These ideas are for specific items. Other styles, sizes, colors, scents and patterns are available in most cases. Many of the merchants listed with a specific item also carry gift certificates.
   For more information on stores and their locations and an interactive map, visit
   We hope you will take advantage of one of these good reasons to shop in Hinsdale. Don’t forget to tell them The Hinsdalean sent you.

- Zuki graphite-dyed sheared beaver “Safari Bas-relief” stroller, Hinsdale Furriers, $10,695

- Eighteen inch boxwood tree decorated with jewel-toned ornaments, berries and ribbons, Hinsdale Flower Shop, $90

- Stonewall Kitchen maple chipotle grille sauce for marinades or dipping in 11 ounce bottle, Burhop’s Seafood, $6.95

- Standing silver family tree photo display with 14 photo “ornaments,” Papyrus, $50 (currently on sale for $25)

- Wild Creations 4-inch-by-4-inch EcoAquarium with two live frogs, Learning Express, $24.99

- Lilly Pulitzer “Murfee” shorley blue silk and cashmere scarf/wrap in Pirates Bootyniere pattern, Schoen’s, $118

 - Pali 2008 Riviera pinot noir, Hinsdale Wine Shop, $23.99

- green glass-blown handmade decorative three-handled vase, $110,  Elemental Art, $110

- Four-piece cosmetic brush set (blush, concealer, shadow, brows) in cranberry moiré travel bag, Merle Norman, $34

- 4.36K tourmaline ring surrounded by diamonds on a white gold band, Fine Gold Jewelry, $8,745

- Deepa Gurnani stretchy headband in black with double row of rhinestones, Alixandra Collections, $35

- Swarovski 2010 crystal snowflake ornament, Char Crews, $67.50

- Attilio Giusti Leombruni ballet flat in leopard with black patent trim, Tigers and Tulips, $295

- Far Niente 2009 Estate Bottled chardonnay, $44.99, Village Cellar

- Julia Knight 16-inch food safe hibiscus bowl made of sand-cast aluminum decorated with enamel infused with crushed mother of pearl in pomegranate, Yankee Peddler, $180





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