|Salad Server Set|
With Mom not there to encourage recent graduates to eat their vegetables, these colorful salad spoons might do the trick.
French Bull: frenchbull.com
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|iWood iPod Case|
iWood iPod Case
Padouk, a reddish African wood, adds a dose of warmth to a cool, digital world.
$7 for set of 8
The Container Store: containerstore.com
CB2: 800-606-6252; cb2.com
|Ribbon Coat Rack|
Ribbon Coat Rack
Perfect for small apartments now and a larger house later, Jonathan Adler's new Claude Modular collection makes it easy to create the ideal dresser. Stack two-drawer sections vertically or side by side, on a large or small base — $800; large base, $395; small base, $195.
Jonathan Adler: 877-287-1910; jonathanadler.com
|Starstruck Sheet Set|
Starstruck Sheet Set
Requisite extra-long dorm sheets are no longer necessary, so celebrate with a painterly set that's sure to inspire sweet dreams.
Delia's: 800-335-4269; delias.com
|Kiri Wood Trivet|
Small Smoked Kiri Wood Trivet
Countertops will stay in move-in condition with a trivet, like this Kiri wood one. From Japan, it's light in color and weight — just a few ounces — yet it's also sturdy.
Approximately 4" diameter, $12.
Portland Japanese Garden Gift Store: 503-223-5055; shop.japanesegarden.com
|The Comfortable Home Book|
Who better to give makeover advice for a comfortable home — without breaking the bank — than the two men whose furniture epitomizes budget chic? Thank you, Mitchell Gold and Bob Williams.
The Comfortable Home: How to Invest in Your Nest and Live Well for Less, starting at $24.
Yahoo! Shopping: shopping.yahoo.com.
|Grobal Self-Watering Planter|
Grobal Self-Watering Planter
A houseplant makes the perfect housewarming gift. This smart pot — a water reservoir ensures accurate moisture levels — makes sure it's still alive the next time rent is due.
Karim Rashid for A + R: aplusrstore.com
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