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.
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.
A contestant on season three of HGTV's Design Star, designer Tracee Dore has been dreaming up dapper dwellings for residential and commercial spaces for the past 16 years. Featured in lifestyle magazines such as Better Homes and Gardens, Dore or another seasoned designer from her staff will work with you to draft your desired dream space with a fine-tuned eye for functionality and luxury.
The mother-daughter team of designers at Palazzina selects elegant furnishings, accessories, and gifts to beautify customers' dwellings. Spread sheets of style across the walls with fabrics, wallpaper, and silly-putty imprints of oil paintings from design lines such as Lee Jofa, Kravet, Duralee, Thibaut, Highland Court, or trade worn-out thrones for royal furnishings from Hickory Chair, Baker, and Henredon. Palazzina also stocks a wide selection of Italian pottery, florals, lamps, and artwork to accent the home. Light up the dining room with a selection of candles ($25–$50) and bring Rome to the kitchen with a set of small Italian pitchers ($28). Coffee-table books ($36–$65) add spark to living-room conversations, and a set of linen guest towels ($25–$35) pamper visitors and homeowners pretending to be guests alike.
This diverse home-goods store keeps pantries stocked with a large cache of Cellar Door chocolates ($1.20/truffle or $4 for a quarter-pound of bulk chocolate), coffee ($12), and cheeses ($4–$7). The store also vends furniture and home wares, such as chairs ($50–$150), candles ($10–$24), and assorted tchotchkes ($5–$20).