Our Makers

Meet Our Kentucky Makers

Local LEX Market in Lexington, KY houses handcrafted goods from over 80+ Kentucky-based artists, makers, bakers, and crafters. Take a moment to see all that we have to offer and don't forget to follow our makers for updates about their businesses!

Local LEX Market

Local LEX Market allows shoppers the opportunity to purchase handcrafted, personalized gifts from multiple local makers under the convenience of one roof. You’ll be amazed at our selection of Kentucky-made items from 80+ Kentucky-based small businesses. Shop for any occasion with our wide selection of gifts for men, women, and children!

Our makers proudly offer a wide array of unique gifts including apparel, signs, glassware, tea towels, pillows, and other home decor items, as well as fresh-baked goods and fine art pieces.

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Apparel

2 Mother Hustlers

Just 2 hardworking mamas creating fun & trendy tees for the whole family! Need something custom made, we got you!

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KY Cool Kids

Kentucky-themed apparel and accessories for ages NB-Youth 14/16 - Adult designs as well!

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The Pink Turtle

Great products for everyone. Monogrammed clothing, totes, purses, boots, socks, sweatshirts, and more.

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G & A Boutique

Specializing in adorable and comfortable chic clothing that the little girl in your life will love wearing! A variety of choice to fit everyone’s style. New inventory added each month.

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Baked Goods & Treats

Faith Bakes

Faith Bakes aims to meet all of your baking needs from specialty cakes to pie or even fudge. You name it, I'll bake it! Let's make every occasion a special occasion with a little taste of heaven.

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Tammy's Sweet Tasty Treats

My delicious treats are made with love! My Gourmet popcorn is my signature. Once you have tried it you will come back for more

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Rayann's Popcorn

Hand-crafted gourmet popcorn. We transform ordinary popcorn kernels into a delightful snack.

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Joy Nuts, LLC

We at Joy Nuts believe that we must look for joy when life gets nuts. Let us help you choose joy today! If you love pecans you will love the melt-in-your-mouth flavor of these tasty morsels. Each nut has been covered individually with topping and slow-cooked to perfection. Fair warning, you won't be able to eat just one!

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Fine Art, Furniture, Metal, & Woodworking

Metal Collections

Custom 2D and 3D metal art. I look forward to the challenge that custom projects present

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Sticks & MOORE

Wood crafts and custom wood creations made to order.

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Croc O’ Mud Pottery

Small batch functional pottery that takes you back to the feeling of Appalachia and Eastern KY.

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Patriotic America Creations

Small batch functional pottery that takes you back to the feeling of Appalachia and Eastern KY.

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One Journey Woodshop

Reclaimed wood art & mosaics, handmade in Kentucky.

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Untamed Artistry

Handcrafted items designed and inspired by nature. We create unique wood bowls from local trees, wood-turned items, pyrography pieces, and paintings.

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Odds ‘n Ends Wood Designs, LLC

We are second and third-generation creators of unique serving/ charcuterie/ cutting boards, bourbon and liquor lamps, wood bowls and candlesticks, and furniture.

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Bre Kort Fine Artwork and Rustic Décor

I am a local freelance artist originally from Batavia, Illinois. My current focus is on pyrography (wood-burnings) to create different styles of artwork and rustic décor. Nature has always been my biggest inspiration and I try to depict that in my work as much as possible! I recently started creating more rustic décor and I'm more than happy to take on custom orders!

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Day 8 Design

I am a local wood crafter from Winchester, KY. I focus on fun home decor pieces using reclaimed wood and laser engraved items. Most pieces are customizable.

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The Blue Lotus Pottery

Theresa has been making small-batch functional pottery for over 10 yrs. Each piece is a work of art you can use every day. Blue Lotus Pottery is committed to supporting American-made and other local KY businesses, by sourcing as many materials and tools as possible from other small businesses here in the bluegrass and the US.

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Bath & Body

Violet + Hazel: Artful Healing

Handcrafted, Kentucky Proud Essential Oil Blends and Products for Beauty, Health, and Home. We also offer handmade, one-of-a-kind, kiln-fired Ceramic Diffuser Jewelry and Healing Artwork Archival Prints from original art.

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Soap Addiction

Bringing hope one bar at a time by using part of profits for local drug recovery programs.

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Sweet Dreamz by Makala

4 types of Bath Bombs including original (for everyone), Melatonin (Insomnio), CBD (pain, anxiety) , and CBD-Melatonin (pain, anxiety, insomnia).

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Rustic Products LLC

Rustic Products was founded by Amber Cron in 2019. An elementary school guidance counselor by day, Amber is a self-taught artist and Kentucky Proud business owner by night. She is passionate about working with the community to create unique, local products at affordable prices. She also loves to create custom scents for individuals, parties, or stores! Rustic Products offers all-natural, locally made soy-based candles, beard products, body soap, soap-based sugar scrubs, body washes, and other gift ideas. Check out the products at five locations in Kentucky!

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Herb’N Peasant

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Food & Beverage

Big Poppie's Beer Cheese and BBQ

We have 10 different flavors of beer cheese, 5 different flavors of apple butter BBQ sauce, rubs. We also have a good trailer. While we serve a variety of foods, BBQ is where it's at!

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Graze with AK

Cheeseball and Charcuterie Boxes for all of your entertaining needs.

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San’s Healthy Choices

I provide new, tasty and affordable meal prep options each week.

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Wade Farms Premium Pork and Beef

Locally raised and Kentucky Proud pork and beef products free of added antibiotics, steroids, and hormones. Our animals are fed a grain-based diet for superior meat quality. Meat is USDA inspected and vacuum sealed for longer freezer life.

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Manuscript Coffee

Every coffee tells a story - from farm to processing to roasting to your cup, there is a story to be told in that one cup of coffee. Through providing ethically sourced, high-quality coffee, Manuscript encourages community through coffee and strives to create a place where you can share your favorite stories or even your own story.

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Home Decor

Idly Wyld Crafts

Idly Wyld Crafts specializes in making your everyday moments more personal and memorable! Handcrafted in the heart of the Bluegrass, our personalized home decor (including etched glassware, tea towels, porch leaners, and more) captures the perfect blend of charm and character. Custom orders happily accepted!

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Bushel & A Peck Designs

Custom tumblers and more.

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Sassy Designs

Tumblers for your cold/hot drinks and stemless wine tumblers.

Bad Moms Crafts

Door decor & more...in stock and custom order door hangers, wreaths, wood flowers, and more!

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Design Co LLC

Custom laser engraving and designs. Custom tumblers, glassware, leather, and granite make great gifts or promotional items.

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Too Busy Ladies

Gifts, Home Decor, & more! We personalize items and take special orders.

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Nana's Country Creations

Wood Porch signs, Doorhangers, and Farmhouse signs.

Honey Bee Candles

Richly scented candles that can be personalized with your message, name, etc.

XRCraft Shop Lexington

XRCraft builds on our family tradition of handcrafted items from our home to yours. Enjoy our offerings in your home, share them with family & friends, or treat yourself. See something you like but would prefer in a different style, color, or theme? Just send us a message - we’ll be happy to create a one-of-a-kind just for you.

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Modern Zen Candle Company

Modern Zen Candle Company focuses on clean scents traveling throughout your home with a modern twist. All-Natural beautifully scented Soy Candles, Wax Melts, Botanical Wax Sachets, and Floral Reed Diffusers containing no harmful chemicals in our fragrances are our specialty.

Each product is carefully created, and hand-poured in small batches right here in Kentucky. We also offer custom orders for weddings, parties, gifts for your clients, and more.

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Mama Roe Designs

I make wooden decor. I also do milestone discs, pregnancy announcements, stat signs, sensory rice, birthday decor, pretty much anything baby/toddler.

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Jewelry & Accessories

Classy Collections by MO

Handmade jewelry using vintage silver plated flatware, leather, and real gemstones

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Honey Bee Bangles

Specializing in original Kentucky and UK jewelry.

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Lavender Lily Craft Company

Handcrafted earrings, necklaces, and crafts made from several different mediums

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Bluegrass Designs & Services

I have you the customer in mind when I sit and create the jewelry designs. Shop with us local at The Local Lex Market or online at bluegrassdesignsandservices.com. Jewelry, framed poetry, t-shirts, wedding invitations, and greeting cards.

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The Crow’s Court

A refined take on unique earthy fashion. Join the Court! Find gemstone and copper jewelry or full-grain leather wallets and journals!

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Jewelry & Gifts by Sondra

One-of-a-kind custom jewelry, boxes, and stands. Custom repairs are done in-store on the 3rd Saturday of every month. Custom jewelry orders are done upon request.

The Sparrow Jewelry

Handmade, colorful, and super fun clay earrings are what The Sparrow Jewelry is all about! I love the way earrings bring light and color to a person's face, and I love to create custom pieces!

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Ellen B Keepsakes

Ellen B Keepsakes specializes in hand-stamped jewelry. At Local Lex Market, you'll find a sampling of my hand-stamped rings, cuff bracelets, and necklaces. Personalized designs in sterling silver, 14k gold-filled, and rose gold-filled metals are available online in my Etsy shop.

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Love CSC Creations

My amazing Car freshies help make your car smell good, and my earrings can match any outfit

Other Categories

Azalia's Bowtique

Bows headbands, solid color bows custom bows, character print ribbon bows.

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Ladyfense

Specialize in making adult and children’s self-defense keychains that go everywhere you go for that extra sense of security.

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Khristi's K9 Kookies

I make all-natural dog treats. I pride myself on baking in small batches with all-natural ingredients.

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BiblesandBrushesCo

BiblesandBrushesCo offers one-of-a-kind, hand-painted Bibles that get you excited to dive into the Word. At BiblesandBrushesCo, I’m proud to offer customizable bibles for you or even as a gift for someone. And every bible is painted by me and I hand-letter each verse or quote. I pride myself in knowing that you all receive these one-of-a-kind Bibles and just love it dearly. BiblesandBrushesCo also offers handmade stickers, journals, tabs, etc.

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Mother Clucking Products

We are a simple family business that is trying to help better our community by offering fresh products at reasonable prices.

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El Gato Azul

El Gato Azul is a husband and wife team that loves to work together to create handcrafted necktie keychains, Kentucky magnets, Repurposed lamp bottles, stickers, t-shirts, Jeep gifts, and homemade old fashion candy.

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Million Stitches

I am a fiber artist specializing in anything stitched. My crocheted dolls and stuffed animals are created in the amigurumi method. I develop my own designs and instructions. I embroider and appliqué whimsical wall art of my own design. I also use repurposed felted wool sweaters to create Waldorf stuffed animals amongst many other items.

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Daybreak Criations Alpacas

Daybreak produces items from the fiber shorn from their 100+ alpacas. Daybreak raised alpacas for 22 years.

All Makers

1. 2 Mother Hustlers

2. El Gato Azul

3. Kenova Kreations

4. Big Poppies

5. Kentucky Line

6. Sweet Tasty Treats

7. Paisley Palm

8. Bad Mom Crafts

9. Ladyfence

10. Graze with AK

11. Kristy’s K9 Kookies

12. Croc O Mud

13. RayAnn’s Popcorn

14. Hillbilly Jams

15. Rusty Recycled Bits

16. Midway Embroidery

17. Barrel Down South

18. Sticks N Moore

19. Honey Bee Bangles

20. Rustic Products

21. Jewelry and Gifts by Sondra

22. Daisy’s Dandelions

23. Sassy Designs

24. Be The Look

25. Sans Healthy Choices

26. Azalia’s Bows

27. Dani’s Designs

28. Wade Farms Premium Pork and Beef

29. Nana’s Country Creations

30. Bre Kort Art

31. The Blue Lotus Potter

32. Lavender Lily

33. Violet and Hazel

34. Covered1

35. Metal Connections

36. Bluegrass Designs and Services

37. Kitcheneez with Kelly Mooney

38. Primitive Appalachian Woodworks

39. Backroads Bakery

40. FaithBakes

41. Idly Wyld Crafts

42. Untamed Artistry

43. Design Co by Lacy

44. Soap Addicted

45. KY Cool Kids

46. Ponder Made

47. Sweet Dreamz by Makala

48. MO Designs

49. Orient Pearl Resin

50. Rock Paper Scissors

51. Artisan Coffee Company

52. Daybreak Criations Alpacas

53. The Crow's Court

54. Manuscript Coffee

55. Hooked on Stitches

56. The Flower Lady

57. Steele’n Stitches

58. The Sparrow Jewelry

59. XR Crafts

60. Caricatures by Fran

61. One Journey Woodshop

62. Beauty Baby Lashes

63. Odds and Ends

64. Aunt Peaches Catering and Food Service

65. Bibles and Brushes

66. Mary Haycraft

67. Too Busy Ladies

68. Modern Zen Candle Co

69. Mother Clucking Products

70. Pink Turtle

71. Silo Ridge

72. Patriotic American Creations

73. Betty Martinez

74. Miguelina Monroy

75. Love CSC

76. Impact Kids

77. G & A Bentley

78. Joy Nuts

79. Ellen B Keepsakes

80. Michael Hale

81. A Bushel and A Peck

82. Queen Bee Peanut Butter

83. Day 8 Design