November 22, 2018Terrific Treehouse Gifts Under $50

Looking for the perfect gift for the treehouse aficionado in your life? We’ve got you covered with this handy guide to our favorite treehouse gifts under $50.

Most of these products were designed in-house at our treehouse HQ and made in the USA. They’re the perfect way to give a bit of the #treehouselife this holiday season!

Pete Nelson’s 2019 Treehouse Calendar ($14.99)

 Pete Nelson 2018 Treehouse Calendar

Pete Nelson’s 2019 Treehouse Calendar is full of stunning images of treehouses from around the world. This year’s cover star is the regal Chapelle at Treehouse Utopia. Each month features a legendary treehouse with a full-page photo of the exterior and a secondary photo of the interior. Ample weekly boxes leave you plenty of space to write in your life.

Why it makes a great gift: We’ve packed this edition full of fan-favorites from Treehouse Masters, as well as a few epic builds that were never filmed for TV. This calendar brings the magic of treehouses to your day-to-day. What’s more, it’s printed in the USA on FSC-certified paper from environmentally responsible sources,

Temple of the Blue Moon Puzzle ($18.99)

 Nelson Treehouse Puzzle

This 500-piece jigsaw puzzle features the iconic Temple of the Blue Moon at TreeHouse Point. We also have a second puzzle, featuring the Silver Maple Treehouse.

Why it makes a great gift: This vibrant and challenging puzzle enthralls puzzlers of all ages while providing a healthy dose of treehouse escapism.

Be in a Tree Shirt ($25)

The 100% cotton fabric is ultra soft and durable, and the front artwork ratchets it up to greatness. Wear it while working. Wear it while wandering through the forest. Wear it to a circus. (No, we don’t just mean the office. Although that’s fine too.) This shirt is screen-printed in Seattle by nonprofit Sanctuary Screenprinting

Why it makes a great gift: No matter what you do, this shirt will help you breeze through your day with a mellow treehouse mindset, thanks to its reminder to “Be in a Tree.”

Treehousing: The Instructional Guide – Second Edition ($30)

Building a treehouse? You need this guidebook in your life. Treehousing: The Instructional Guide contains foundational information on treehouse design and build: from selecting and evaluating trees, to designing your platform, to installing specialized treehouse hardware, to applying for a permit. Its pages cover best practices that Pete Nelson and his crew have developed from over 30 years of treehouse-building. Consider it requisite reading before taking to the trees.

Why it makes a great gift: We revamped our first edition of Treehousing, adding up-to-date techniques and new figures. This is Treehousing 2.0: an essential part of every treehouse-builder’s toolkit.

TreeHouse Point Enamel Mugs ($19.95 each)

Inspired by the adventurous spirit of the treehouse life, we bring you a trusty and intrepid enamel mug. This mug’s got it all: it features a hand-drawn design (made in-house at our treehouse HQ), it’s dishwasher and freezer-safe, oven-safe up to 520 degrees F, rust-resistant, and perfectly suited to campfire-cooking.

Why it makes a great gift: Its durable design makes it the ideal drinkware for outdoor use, including sipping a toasty beverage on a treehouse deck. Each layer of enamel is hand-applied to create a truly one-of-a-kind mug. We have mugs featuring artwork of the Temple of the Blue Moon, Bonbibi, Upper Pond,

Beehive Treehouse T-Shirt ($25)

This T-shirt features original artwork of our Beehive treehouse by the wickedly talented artist/climber/filmmaker/activist Jeremy Collins. With its organic curves and honeycomb-shaped windows, the Beehive is one of our all-time favorite treehouses. Jeremy’s intricate illustrative art beautifully captures the Beehive’s striking intimacy with nature.

Why it makes a great gift: Like all our apparel, these shirts are printed by the nonprofit Sanctuary Screenprinting in Seattle. Durable yet soft poly-cotton blend makes for an ultra comfy shirt-wearing experience. You just might never take it off.

Pete Nelson’s Coloring Book ($9.99)

 Pete Nelson COloring Book

Channel your inner Pete Nelson with this coloring book. Filled with 14 of Pete’s hand-drawn treehouse designs, its compact size makes it perfect for doodling in planes, trains, and automobiles.

Why it makes a great gift: Treehouse enthusiasts of all ages will find coloring Pete’s designs a fun, creative, and relaxing experience.

TreeHouse Point Engraved Wood Ornaments ($12.00 each)

 Temple of the Blue Moon Treehouse Point Ornament
 Upper Pond Treehouse Point Ornament

Designed and made in the USA, these engraved wooden ornaments even smell like the holiday season.

Why it makes a great gift: Christmas trees love treehouses! These classic wooden ornaments look at home in any tree and feature two iconic treehouses of TreeHouse Point.

Snapback Hats with Patches ($20)

 Nelson Treehouse Snapback Hat with To the Trees Patch

Our snapback hats were developed by the whole Nelson Treehouse crew. They were looking for a retro trucker hat with a mesh back – perfect for any type of weather while building outside. We also designed our patches in-house!

Why it makes a great gift: With a variety of colors and patch styles to choose from, you’ll find the perfect snapback for your treehouse aficionado. It’s comfy, sturdy, and distinctive – the ideal snapback!

 Nelson Treehouse And Supply Snapback Hats

Nelson Treehouse & Supply Winter Beanies ($15 – $18)

 Nelson Treehouse beanies

Our heavyweight, chunky rib knit beanies have a traditional look and are always cold-weather-ready.

Why it makes a great gift: Simple but super cozy, these beanies are key to happiness (and warmth) up in the trees on a chilly day.

Limited Edition TreeHouse Point Concert Posters ($20)

 Treehouse Point posters

These vibrant concert-style posters feature iconic treehouses of TreeHouse Point.

Why it makes a great gift: Each of these posters is designed by artist Tim Kelly and screen-printed by hand in the USA. With only 200 copies of each style, these posters make for a distinctive, handcrafted gift.

Pete Nelson’s Treehouse Books ($25 – $37.50)

 Pete Nelson Treehouse books

Pete’s books take readers to the trees, providing a comprehensive source of inspiration and practical information about treehouse design and construction.

Why it makes a great gift: Treehouse DIY-ers and dreamers alike find inspiration in Pete’s captivating photos and detailed descriptions.

Treehouse Trading Cards ($5.99)

 Nelson Treehouse Trading cards

Each card features one of Pete’s legendary treehouses complete with fascinating facts and essential stats.  Every pack comes in a glossy keepsake box and contains 12 unique treehouse cards plus one free gift!

Why it makes a great gift: These throwback trading cards are the perfect stocking stuffer and also kind of addictive: they’re educational, fun, and oh-so shiny!