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Mixed media - a bit of this and that

What is mixed media? Most artists specialize in one media - wood, metal, ceramics etc, honing their craft and knowledge. But a few combine different mediums. This requires becoming an expert in two, three or more different techniques, the results however, are very creative and exciting.

  • "First Watch" handcrafted in Kentucky
    ib-127-450x
    $450.00

    One of our favorite artists has outdone himself with this beautiful mixed media wall hung sculpture. Hand crafted from ceramic tiles and cut steel, this piece reflects some of the best of the bluegrass... the beauty of our natural heritage. It is ready to hang with a simple heavy duty wire across the back and will make the perfect accent to any home or office.

    Made in Lexington, KY.

    size: 17.5" x 27"

    Price: $450.00
  • Multi-colored horse made of recycled aluminum
    ib-136-350
    $350.00

    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
  • folk are from Kentucky
    cp-33-250
    $250.00

    These lively birds will brighten any wall. Each is hand carved and painted by a husband and wife team. The birds are securely fastened on the driftwood. A hanger is provided on the back.

    This is a one of a kind piece of art.

    Made in Eastern Kentucky.

    18" tall by 12" wide and 8" deep.

    Price: $250.00
  • A magnificent chicken - handmade in Kentucky
    cp-33-250
    $250.00

    Cock-a-doolde-do!

    This handsome fellow will brighten your day. Chickens and roosters - essential for farm life - are traditional themes for folk art, and this one is handmade in Eastern Kentucky. The artist grows a variety of gourds to use in his work. This rooster is a combination of gourds and hand carved wood.

    Each chicken is unique, but all share the same whimsy and high quality workmanship.

    Measures: 20" wide, 24" high and 9" deep.

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    Price: $250.00
  • pretty peacock with marbles made by Yardbirds in Louisville, Kentucky
    ob-73-215
    $215.00

    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: 39.5" x 37" x 12.5"

    Price: $215.00
  • chubby nut peacock with marbles made by Yardbirds in Louisville, Kentucky
    ob-73-73
    $73.00

    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: $73.00
  • Rainbow necklace - handmade in KY, USA
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    $53.00

    Just in time to gather some rays, this rainbow necklace will brighten your day any season. Each gem is hand-painted and resined for durability on this bright beauty, great for young or mature jewelry connoisseurs.

    Handcrafted in Frankfort, KY the chain is crafted from steel bead wire accented with sterling beads and closure. It also features an adjustable length for the perfect fit for any wearer.

    If you would prefer a single color it can be custom made, please include extra time for production and specify color in the Comments section of your order.

    Price: $53.00
  • spring chicken salt and pepper shaker holder by Yardbirds
    ob-73-53
    $53.00

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

    Made in Louisville, KY.

    size: 4" x 7" x 7"

    Price: $53.00
  • Ale-8-One! Kentucky's amazing soft drink
    ib-147-49
    $49.00

    Ale-8 lovers can enjoy this handcrafted lamp made with an Ale-8 bottle with a live edge walnut base. Lit with an LED, its energy efficient and won't overheat.

    A-Late-One, or more commonly called Ale-8, is a traditional Kentucky soft drink. For almost one hundred years, people have enjoyed this ginger and citrus drink. Each batch is handcrafted by Feilding Rogers, the 4th generation to run the company.

    If you're turning on green lights to show compassion for the families of those lost to covid-19, this lamp is perfect for a window or covered porch.

    Hancrafted in Lexingon, Kentucky

    size: 8" x 10" x 8"

    Price: $49.00
  • 13.1 half marathon steel and ceramic made in Lexington KY USA
    ib-127-49
    $49.00

    Made to commemorate the distance of the first half marathon, this plaque is handcrafted in Lexington, KY. The artist creates the ceramic tile and surrounds it with hand cut steel. Perfect for that first half marathon runner, and they can strive for the "26.2".

    Ready to hang on the wall or to display in a stand, the plaque measures about 6" x 10". Available in a variety of glazes.

    Price: $49.00
  • 26.2 - perfect for any Kentucky runner
    ib-127-49
    $49.00

    Made to commemorate the exact distance of the first marathon, this plaque is handcrafted in Lexington, KY. The artist creates the ceramic tile and surrounds it with hand cut steel. Those who've trained for a marathon will know exactly what it means. To others, they'll think it a beautiful piece of art.

    Ready to hang on the wall or to display in a stand, the plaque measures about 6" x 10". Available in a variety of glazes.

    Price: $49.00
  • "Horse in Field" acrylic on wood made in Catlettsburg, KY USA
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    $45.00

    This colorful acrylic and pen mixed media piece is perfect for any room in your home! Painted on wood, the "canvas" is durable enough for steamy bathrooms or sweltering kitchen. This bright landscape will capture the heart of any horse lover.

    Made in Catlettsburg, KY.

    size: 16"x12"x1"

    Price: $45.00
  • refillable leather journal made by Re-imagined by Luna in Lexington, KY USA
    ib-114-34
    $34.00

    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: $34.00
  • leather bound refillable journal with pen made in Kentucky by Re-imagined by Luna
    ib-114-34
    $34.00

    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: $34.00
  • cardinal made in Kentucky
    ob-73-33
    $33.00

    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"

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    Price: $33.00
  • blue bird made in Kentucky
    ob-73-33
    $33.00

    This sweet little blue bird will bring a song right into your heart! She is made from recycled metal parts and a cabinet knob for the blue body. It is just too cute! These birdies make the best "pets" and are known for their "low maintenance" lifestyles.

    Made in Louisville, KY.

    size: 6" x 5" x 4"

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    Price: $33.00
  • hummingbird made by Yardbirds in Louisville, KY
    ob-73-33
    $33.00

    Capture your very own hummingbird in flight. This one is anchored by a short stand so it will never be out of sight. Made with marble eyes and a colorful cabinet knob body it will brighten any table or desk top.

    Made in Louisville, KY.

    size: 10" x 6" x 6"

    Price: $33.00
  • authentic be-dazzled KY horseshoes made in Kentucky
    ob-183-25
    $25.00

    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.

    size approx: 6"x6"x1"

    Price: $25.00

  • ob-45-18
    $18.00

    Will fit by the door so you'll never leave the house without your mask. Make of tumbled Botticino marble and mounted on a sturdy metal backing, these hooks will last way past covid and can be used for keys, towels, scarves, or.....

    Hancrafted in Covington, many different are available. Please contact the store at 502-223-5240 and we'll email a photo of current stock.

    Hooks are $18 each. The entire set (two hooks - $36, two masks - $24) is only $55!

    and - free shipping too!

    Please specify if you want the masks added to the order in the Comments section during checkout.

    size: tile: 4" x 4", hook hangs down 3" more

    Price: $18.00