One of the oldest stoneware manufacturers in the United States, Stoneware has been dedicated to the tradition and careful craftsmanship of transforming clay into enduring, functional art for the home and kitchen since 1815.
On the Stoneware Art Factory tour, follow the steps of more than 20 skilled artisans who take the clay from raw form to completed piece. Pick from a wide selection of pottery pieces and use the same tools and glazes as Stoneware?s artisans, to decorate your own masterpiece. Once complete, your piece will be glazed and fired by Stoneware staff. After its time in the kiln, it?ll be ready for pick-up in about 7 to 10 business days. Allow 1 to 2 hours.
Located in Louisville, Kentucky the art factory in the Paristown Pointe neighborhood offers tours twice a day Monday through Friday and a paint your own pottery experience and retail store Monday through Saturday.
In 1990, Trish Lounsbury opened Celebrations with her husband, Stan, and her father, Ed. They seek out products from artists, designers, and leading companies such as Crane and Sweet Pea when crafting custom invitations and stationery. They also specialize in custom framing for a variety of projects, as well as unique gifts and elegant wrapping papers.
From specialty linens to statement-making pottery to fine paperie paper, Hubbuch & Co. Westport Village stocks hard-to-find gems. In addition to Cranium Glass from local artist Steve Heine and upscale paper products by Designs by Dawson, shoppers will also find the Mignon Faget collection of glassware, linens, and jewelry. Display blooms pilfered from your neighbor's garden inside a birch vase ($65), admire reflections in a convex sunburst mirror ($435), or finally motivate yourself to cook the casserole of your dreams with the square casserole dish ($95).
Burdorf's outfits homes, businesses, and anything in between with sturdy and eye-tickling furniture and fine art for all budgets and aesthetic aspirations. From their elegant four-story 55,000-square-foot showroom, the friendly staff and expert interior designers assist guests in selecting mattresses, sofas, end tables, headboards, foot stools, pinky rests, and more. The regal Bassett Side Chairs ($135+) make a subtle addition to any space, while the straight and stylish Lane Cocktail Table ($249) provides a cozy counter for curbing drinks, displaying magazines, or performing minor surgery on a malamute.
Khazai Oriental Rug Gallery imports a sweeping collection of hand- and machine-crafted rugs and runners from all over the world to satisfy a range of floor-covering needs. More than 10,500 in-stock options will complement homes, offices, or tree forts with an array of European, Southwestern, or contemporary designs, or pieces with themes ranging from coastal to music. A 5’3"x8’ geometric-circle rug ($149) complements a techno-laden spy office, and a cozy 4’2"x5’10" Kentucky blue-colored contemporary rug ($179) makes a suitable launch pad for jumping into bed. Shoppers can browse clearance items to trample upon without ignominy, or give floors a regal elegance with a 3’5"x6’5" traditional red Persian rug ($499).
An affordable and monumental selection of plush beds, sturdy end tables, and stylish home accessories mingle in each Ashley Furniture HomeStore warehouse. The stores' mattress and box-spring sets provide proper hiding places for bank heist loot and include choices from name brands such as Ashley Sleep and Simmons. The Augusta Memory Foam set cushions weary bodies with eight inches of contour-hugging support and thwarts nightmare sweat with a ventilated top layer (queen for $799). Meanwhile, the Simmons Sleeper's Choice line globetrots from the Calgary Plush (queen for $579.99) to the Danville Euro Top (full for $439.99) mattress and box-spring pairings, softening even the roughest of landings.