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237 W. Broadway St.
Frankfort, KY 40601
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"Green" gifts - recycle/reuse

We have many very creative artists and craftspeople in Kentucky that are committed to a low impact lifestyle. Many use found objects or re-purpose items that are incorporated into their work. All items on this page have a "green" component to them.

  • small batch bourbon stool made in Kentucky

    The very finest bourbon is called small batch or single batch bourbon. One of Kentucky's most talented blacksmiths has created a line called Small Batch Bourbon Furniture. All the pieces in this series are made from reclaimed bourbon staves.

    The newest addition is the Small Batch Bourbon Stool. With beautifully aged white oak bourbon staves and a frame made from hand forged steel, you will not find a more unique and comfortable stool. Replaceable glides attached to the feet will protect the floor. Made in Lawrenceburg, KY.

    Measures 17" x 17" x 41.75" and CAN be shipped via UPS.

    Price: $1,105.00
  • small batch bar table - perfect for bourbon or lemonade

    The very finest bourbon is called small batch or single batch bourbon. One of Kentucky's most talented blacksmiths has created a line called Small Batch Bourbon Furniture. All the pieces in this series are made from reclaimed bourbon staves.

    Sip some of Kentucky's finest bourbon at this amazing table. Made from bourbon barrel staves and lids by a local blacksmith, this table has many unique details. The metal was hand forged and fastened with aesthetics as well as function in mind.

    Measures 22" x 22" x 42.5" This can be shipped via UPS in the continental US.

    Price: $990.00
  • dog on a hog made in Kentucky

    Our favorite best seller, the Dog on a Hog is sleek, stylish and ready for the road! Made from recycled parts (timing chain, reject propane canister, and spoons to name a few). The perfect gift for the dog lover or the "hog" lover on your list! Made in Louisville, KY.

    size: 32 X 15 X 22 inches (WLH)

    Price: $450.00
  • Multi-colored horse made of recycled aluminum

    Made from all recycled aluminum pop cans, which provide an amazing array of color and shine to this galloping horse. This piece will be the focal point to any room, and is sure to delight the horse lover in your life. Ready to hang.

    Made in Lexington, KY

    size: approx. 22" H x 36" W x 1" D

    Price: $350.00
  • bourbon stave checker table

    Bourbon and checkers unite! This handcrafted table features bourbon stave legs and a checkerboard barrel top, perfect for porch-sitting family gatherings. Don't miss this unique addition to your family traditions. Hand-cut twig checker pieces are included.

    Height: 2 feet
    Diameter of barrel top: 21 inches

    Made in Lancaster, KY.

    Price: $225.00
  • pretty peacock with marbles made by Yardbirds in Louisville, Kentucky

    This beautiful "Pretty Peacock" has multi-colored marbles in the tail feathers to add a bright element to the recycled steel construction. This is sure to liven up your garden or porch! Remember that when placed outside, these pieces will patina rather quickly and the bright orange color will deepen to a dark rusty surface within a year. If you want to maintain the silvery color of the steel, it will need to stay inside.

    Made in Louisville, KY.

    size: 26" x 14" x 22"

    Price: $150.00
  • KY fried chicken made by Yardbirds in Louisville, Kentucky

    This lively fried chicken is one of our all-time best sellers! Great for collectors of folk art and fried chicken lovers alike. Handcrafted in Kentucky from a cast iron frying pan, rocker arms, and rebar.

    Made in Louisville, KY.

    size: 9" x 14" x 21"

    Price: $100.00
  • mini dachshund by Yardbirds made in Louisville, KY USA

    Meet the quietest dog you'll ever own, and he doesn't eat much either!! This guy is made from recycled metal "scrap" and will quickly become your best friend. He is a great addition to the dog lover's home or garden. Remember, if you put him outside, he'll develop a deep rusty patina that will just get better with age.

    Made in Louisville, KY.

    size: 7.5" x 10" x 3"

    Price: $80.00
  • chubby nut peacock with marbles made by Yardbirds in Louisville, Kentucky

    This is one of our favorites, and will soon be yours too! This chubby peacock is made from recycled metal including an oversized nut for the body and features colored glass marbles as tail accents. Your friends will LOVE this piece!

    Made in Louisville, KY.

    size: 6.5" x 14.5" x 11"

    Price: $70.00
  • Kentucky made rag rug from repurposed chenille

    We call them fuzzy rugs, the weaver has a more technical name, but either way they feel wonderful. Handwoven on a traditional loom from chenille "rags," these rugs are heavy and will stay put on the floor. Each is priced separately.

    Since these rugs are made from scrap materials (reuse/repurpose), we cannot order specific colors, however they do come in many colors and combinations. Please let us know your color preferences and we will choose the rug that is closest.

    size: 24: x 36"

    Price: $67.00
  • vaya verde "go green" broom by Berea College Crafts in Kentucky

    This traditional Shaker style broom takes a contemporary turn with its brilliant green color. It’s an attractive reminder that being eco-conscious not only makes sense, it is a timeless philosophy that never goes out of style.

    It is just as wonderfullly made as all of the brooms by Berea College Craft, and will be treasured.

    Made in Berea, KY.

    size: 52" x 8" x 3"




    Price: $55.00
  • spring chicken salt and pepper shaker holder by Yardbirds

    Dress up any table setting with this cute "spring" chicken salt and pepper holder. Glass shakers are included. These critters are fun and functional... and they are created using recycled materials, hence the "spring"!!

    Made in Louisville, KY.

    size: 4" x 7" x 7"

    Price: $50.00
  • Hosey Honey made in Midway, KY

    For the honey lover in your life... may as well be YOU! This is the BEST deal around on honey... it is LOCAL (Midway, KY), seasonal, and fits every budget. Honey has been around for ages and has been used for its magically medicinal properties for just as long. This large bottle is a whopping 64 oz for just $40.

    Please specify which season you'd like in the comments section of your order: spring (honeytrees), summer (midsummer's day) or fall (autumn gold)

    Made in Midway, KY.

    Price: $40.00
  • Kentucky wall art from reclaimed woods

    Kentucky - the Bluegrass State, but actually made from re-claimed oak. We're really proud of this emerging artist who makes work during his breaks from college using found wood.

    Available in three sizes, please specify which size you want and we will adjust the charge when processing your credit card. Shown is small size. Shipping charges will be calculated for the small size and we will contact you before processing the credit card for larger sizes.

    x-large: 60" long $100
    large: 48" long $75.00
    medium: 36" long $55.00
    small: 24" long $40.00

    Price: $40.00
  • gourd vases - all natural made in USA
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    These beautiful - and durable - vases are made from gourds! The artist stains and seals both the outside and inside which gives this container lots of versatility. Each is unique and adorned with natural materials.

    measures: 9" tall x 6" in diameter

    Price: $38.00

  • ap-29-33

    Made using reclaimed fabrics, these animals are designed to be tucked under a toddler's arm and make wonderful bed buddies. No two are alike as the fabrics vary. The artist has lots of help from her grandson in designing and testing these adorable toys.

    We will pick from our current inventory unless you specify in the comments section for a particular color or animal. Each animal is approximately 13" tall by 13" wide and 3" thick. . Shown are an elephant and two giraffes.

    Price: $33.00

  • ap-36-33

    We wish all monsters were this cute! Made with recailmed fabrics, these happy mosters will chase all bad dreams away. Designed for kids, each has a variety of textures and colors.

    We will pick from our current inventory unless you specify in the comments section for a particular color. Each monster varies depending on the fabrics available. Each doll is 13" tall by 8" wide and 5" thick.

    Price: $33.00
  • baby "Nuts" the cat

    This is the little kitty version in the "Nuts" family of critters. She is made from recycled metal parts and an oversized nut for a body. She might not be too cuddly but she sure is cute!!

    size: 8 X 5 X 11 inches (WLH)

    Price: $30.00
  • baby "Nuts" bad boy dog made in KY, USA

    This little bad dog would make a funny desk top decoration or table top item and is sure to get a laugh out of knowing dog owners.

    Why is he a bad boy? Look closely, he's lifting his leg.

    Made using scrap and recycled metal. Made in Kentucky, USA.
    size: 5.5 X 3.5 X 4 inches (WLH)

    Price: $30.00
  • refillable leather journal made by Re-imagined by Luna in Lexington, KY USA

    This sweet little journal features a tree stitched on the cover and is great for notes or sketches. It is small enough to fit anywhere and is made by hand in Lexington, KY from up-cycled leathers. We love this journal because it can be refilled with small lined notebooks from any office supply store and used over and over again!! The best gift for the conscious writer.

    Styles include bird, flower, geo, patch, and tree. Specify choice in comments section or call store for current inventory. Colors vary.

    size: approx. 6" x 4"

    Price: $28.00
  • split roof birdhouse made in Frenchburg, KY USA

    Hand-crafted in Frenchburg, KY, these are one of our most popular items in the whole store! They are beautiful and functional too and make a great gift for the bird-lover in your life. They also make a lovely decorative piece for your bookshelf or mantle.

    Made in Frenchburg, KY
    approximately size: 18" x 8" x 8"

    Price: $28.00
  • leather bound refillable journal with pen made in Kentucky by Re-imagined by Luna

    This journal is great for the writer or list maker in your life. It is outfitted with a refillable notepad so it can be used again and again. And they'll never be without a pen either! This piece is stitched by hand from up-cycled leather, so it is great for the tree hugger too! Made in Lexington, KY.

    Hint: Make this gift extra special by adding a hand-turned wooden pen!!

    Hint: this journal and variations on the size can be customized for your needs with names, logos or images. Additional design fee applies and is based on the specific design. Please email or call us for details.

    size: 6" x 4" x .5"

    Price: $28.00
  • super cute baby toys made in Kentucky, USA

    These super cute animal dolls are perfect for little hands. Hand crafted from recycled fabrics using different textures and colors, they are durable, washable and do not take up a lot of space. This Eastern Kentucky artist's grandchildren help design and test all her toys.

    We will pick from our current inventory unless you specify in the comments section for a particular color or animal. Each animal varies depending on the fabrics available. Each doll is 9" tall by 6" wide. Shown left to right are pig, fox, elephant and cat.

    Price: $28.00
  • cardinal made in Kentucky

    This Kentucky cardinal is a must for sports fans and nature lovers alike. As the state bird, the cardinal is one of the most recognizable of all our feathered friends. He is perfect for your desk, bookshelf or windowsill. Made in Louisville, KY.

    size: 6" x 5" x 4"




    Price: $25.00
  • authentic be-dazzled KY horseshoes made in Kentucky

    We'll bet that the person who has everything doesn't have one of these!! A perfect little piece of Lucky Kentucky; collected from the track... that's right, they even have a bit of real dirt left in them from the race track! Each is adorned with sparkling beads of assorted colors. Please specify if you'd like a specific color in the comments section and we will do our best to accommodate your request. Made in Louisville, KY.

    horseshoe size is approximately: 6"x6"x1"

    Price: $25.00