Tuesday, December 21, 2010

New Winter Hours

We will be open Friday Christmas Eve 12pm - 5pm.
Closed Christmas and that following Sunday to spend time with our family and friends!

Also starting Tuesday December 28th we will have new Winter Hours for the store. These hours of operation will last through January and February.

New In-Store!

'Chap is King' series by Katy Traughber, inspired by Ani & Ali's Boston Terrier, Chaplin.
Each acrylic pendant is hand drawn and cut.

Skinning Boards with a new purpose! by Therese O'Donnell-Leonard.

AC/DC Vintage Vinyl Bag by HiFi Diva

Auhmazing book by Laura Szumowski, giving women information, history, and tips on well... that time of the month.

Friday, December 17, 2010

Unisex Cycling Caps!

New in store: handmade cycling caps by Ani Tucker. Each one is uniquely made from recycled vintage fabrics or vintage inspired materials.
These caps are a perfect fit for under your helmet, so ride in style.
Custom orders available upon request.

Friday, December 10, 2010


A night of music, art, charity, giveaways, and NABC beer!

Local independent live music by Jamie Barnes featuring Rebecca Dennison from The Sandpaper Dolls, Tamara Dearing, the Gumbo Family Quartet, Savages, Tim Cushing, and Gabe Hampton.

Art/Trunk Show featuring a sample of the 90 Dandy Lion artists! Wonderful & affordable holiday gifts including housewares, home decor, clothing, accessories, jewelry, and more!

PLUS! Donate to Toys for Tots and receive a free ticket (one per item up to 5 items) to enter to win our raffle! Items up for grabs: NABC growler, Dandy Lion Gift Certificate, Withering Elm Jewelry, and other artwares!

Jamie Barnes & Rebecca Dennison

Tamara Dearing

Gift Guides

Only 2 more weeks until Christmas. I say 'only', because we all know how fast it's going to fly by... It always sneaks up on you. Well here's a few lil gift guides we put together to spark some ideas. Don't fight the crowds, nearly escaping your death in the parking lot! Come shop at a local independent boutique with lots of one-of-a-kind gifts for everyone on your list.

One-of-a-kind bags by ElyLow, Bow Locket by Gleeful Peacock, Hand-cut Brass Bow Earrings by Lindsay Lou, "Ask Me About My Cat" Magnet Set by Kinship Press, All Natural Soap by Poplar Cottage, Artwork by Liese Chavez

Bull Tote by MeatBagz, Woody Allen by Rebecca Dennison, Vintage Cowboy Shirt, Camera Diagram Oven Mitt by Girls Can Tell

Mama Owls by Needlings, Ruffle Onesie by Blue Bird Lucy, Handmade Shoes, Paci Clip, Sock Monkey Hat by Mama Jody

Moon Shiners Magnet Set by Kinship Press, Tie by Jes Switaj, Typewriter Diagram by Girls Can Tell, Sweater by Hackwith Design House, Nautical Business Card Holder by Withering Elm Jewelry

Cardigan by Hackwith Design House, Picture Pendant by Liese Chavez, Horse Photography by Mickie Winters, and Soap by The Poplar Cottage

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Little Stocking Stuffers!

(Photography by Amber Estes. Thanks, Amber!)

One-of-a-Kind handmade monsters with some big hearts! Each uniquely made and named, these keychains are perfect for stocking stuffers!

The Poplar Cottage soaps come in many different scents - warm spices, fruity, and mints. All naturally made with natural exfoliates and whole milk and vitamins, these soaps are a huge hit for both men and women.

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Lil Muffins

Keep your lil muffins cute as a button! Newborn - 24mo. onesies are here!

Breast feed'n babes

Dandy Lion Baby!

Monday, November 29, 2010

Sewing Classes!

The Dandy Lion is now offering sewing classes for all ages!
Small class size, personal attention, and an experienced instructor.

Ani is a SCAD grad (Fashion Design BFA)...Will offer a range of Beginner to Advanced classes ~ Intro to Draping, Patternmaking, Fashion Sketching....Womens/Mens and Childrenswear.

Email Ani at thedandylion.shop@gmail.com for more information.

Viva la Handmade!

Sunday, November 28, 2010

The Wee Ones

Hackwith Design House Girl's Dress

Hackwith Design House Men's Sweater (now available in navy, gunmetal, light grey)

Sock Monkey Hat by Mama Jody

Hackwith Design House Little Gentleman Sweater

Mama Owl Stuffy by Needlings

Vest by Ani Tucker, Turtle Shirt by Owl Designs

Cupcake Hat by Mama Jody

Saturday, November 27, 2010

Just-In! Gleeful Peacock Jewelry

Headbands, Earrings, & Necklaces by Gleeful Peacock! Vintage inspired pieces, so cute!

Artesia Fusion Bistro and Catering

Here at The Dandy Lion we like to tread lightly, live well, live simple, and to love Mama Earth. We've met our match and are quite smitten with Artesia's Fusion Bistro. Yet another amazing chance to support local independent free thinking entrepreneurs. They are bringing character and eco-conscious atmosphere to downtown. Glad they're part of our home sweet home, and even more glad they make enjoying a taste of something new super affordable.

133 East Market Street
New Albany, IN 47150
(812) 406-0655

"Great Menu! I love the attention to detail. Probably the best new restaurant in the metro area! Everyone should check it out, you will fall in live with it." - Chad Seewer via Urban Spoon

" "...the integrating of disparate cooking styles w/ local, seasonal ingredients..." Artesia has done it. They have a wide variety of offerings; grass fed burgers, bison chili, organic hummus/ tabbouleh, soups, salads and great side offerings. They change the sides regularly. Right now, fried green tomatoes, fried mushrooms, french fries, sweet potato fries, sauteed green beans, farm fresh sauteed greens w bacon, and acorn squash w brown sugar were on the menu." - Urban Spoon

"Artesia is wonderful. Portions great, healthy, KID FRIENDLY!!!! Hummus, tabouleh and fried green tomatoes out of this world. You normally only find this food on Bardstown road, but guess what they are in downtown New Albany!" - Laurie O'Hare via Urban Spoon

Friendly owners & staff, amazing ingredients, something for everyone!

Just-in! Owl Mamas!

Adorable Owls all the way from Canada! Cozy, cuddly owl mamas from Needlings.

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Hey, Cupcake!

Escape the Black Friday madness with some free local Hobknobb Coffee and made from scratch cupcakes! Chocolate Raspberry, Blueberries 'n' Creme, and Hot Chocolate!

Everyone gets to snatch a golden egg and will win 10% - 25% off their purchase, gift certificates, $5 in Dandy Dollars, or a free stocking stuffer!

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Oh Happy Day!

We have expanded yet again!

New racks! New vintage for men and women! Fall & Winter sweaters, jackets, tops, dresses, and more! Not to mention our one-of-a-kind gifts from over 90 local and national artists!

PRESS: Velocity Holiday Gift Guide

"Lewis Black might be good for your college-age brother, but your hip niece who reminds you of "Juno" would prefer something hand-made from The Dandy Lion (310 Bank St., New Albany). Co-owner Katy Traughber goes straight to a collection of prints ($16) by artist Matt Cipov. "I think these are amazing," Traughber said. "I love 'em because I feel like they're really playful. I can see a guy or girl hanging these. I haven't seen anything like this in this area yet. I kinda like the creepiness about it, too." Both boys and girls have those times when they could use a drink, but aren't supposed to. For those times, Traughber recommends any one of their various flasks, and agrees with my manly selection of one in particular. "I like the skull flask ($22)," she said. "It's also got a little bit of art deco."