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L.V. Harkness Customer Survey

Posted June 5, 2018
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Spring Silver Restoration Event

Posted March 9, 2017
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Summer Solstice event at the Governor's Mansion

Posted June 23, 2014
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Crane Complimentary Die Sale Extended Through March 4th!

Posted February 7, 2013
Crane and William Arthur have some wonderful promotions running, and you don't want to miss out on these great opportunities! Crane has just announced an extension on their 2013 complimentary die sale. From now until March 4th, Crane & Co. will be offering a complimentary name or monogram die and free return address plate (a $96 value) with any order of 100 pieces of stationery printed in letterpress, blind emboss or engra... read more

New Creations from the L.V. Harkness Workroom

Posted January 31, 2013
This beautiful slip cover was designed and created in the L.V. Harkness workroom. We are proud to announce custom slip covers as a new feature available through L.V. Harkness Interior Design. Call us or stop in to learn about all the great options available from the L.V. Harkness design team. With an on-site workroom we can create specialty items in house, customized for your house.... read more

L.V. Harkness Mentioned in Southern Living Weddings

Posted January 23, 2013
L.V. Harkness was mentioned in the most recent issue of Southern Living Weddings. The Southern Craftsmen 3 inch Jewel Box by Salisbury Pewter was one of their featured products in a section of gift ideas for bridesmaids. Check it out:... read more

William Arthur Buy 75/Get 25 Free Promotion

Posted December 21, 2012
William Arthur will be offering a buy 75/get 25 free promotion beginning January 1, 2013 and running through March 31, 2013. This great opportunity applies to the newly updated William Arthur Weddings Volume 1, as well as Volume 2 and Truly Weddings. William Arthur has also announced a new gold edge wedding invitation that is currently appearing in the 2013 winter issue of Martha Stewart Weddings and pictured here. This beauti... read more

Crane Announces Complimentary Engraved Die Sale

Posted December 19, 2012
For one month only, from January 4, 2013 - February 4, 2013, Crane & Co. will be offering a complimentary name or monogram die and free return address plate (a $96 value) with any order of 100 pieces of stationery printed in letterpress, blind emboss or engraving. Letterpress dies will not be returned. Start planning now and place your stationery orders with us in January to take advantage of this great offer.... read more

L.V. Harkness Mentioned on

Posted December 17, 2012
L.V. Harkness was recently mentioned in an article on, check out the interview with Markey Hart Hutchison of the Beaufort Bonnet Company: read more

Peter Williams Talks About His Artistic Process

Posted November 30, 2012
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Holiday Events

Posted November 27, 2012
We have some fantastic events coming up in the month of December starting with a Men's Night Out on Tuesday, December 11 from 4-7p.m. Come enjoy a bourbon tasting with Buffalo Trace and meet famed Keeneland artist Peter Williams as he signs his new book. You can also browse the store for great gift ideas including special selections from Monica Rich Kosann jewelry. There will be ... read more

Holiday Open House 2012 Images

Posted November 16, 2012
Last night a festive atmosphere greeted those in attendance for our annual Holiday Open House. Enjoy some images from all the fun!... read more

Free Personalization on Cross Pens Through Dec. 13

Posted November 6, 2012
 Make your gift special and take advantage of this limited time offer of free personalization on Cross pens. Cross pens are made of the highest quality craftsmanship and weighted to suit your writing style. Stop in to browse our collection, or call for more information: 859.225.7474... read more

L.V. Harkness Welcomes Fall

Posted September 25, 2012
Our talented design team has redecorated the store for Autumn and we wanted to share a glimpse of this beautiful transformation. Be sure to stop in and see for yourself all the wonderful Fall decorations and table settings we have available.... read more

LVH Extreme Garden Makeover

Posted August 3, 2012
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Gettin' Ready for the Flag Day Celebration

Posted June 7, 2012
With plans firmly in place, the crew is prepping the store and anxiously awaiting one of our biggest in-store events. So be sure to mark your calendars, set a reminder on your phone and come on down for some great live music, beer, wine, and delicious barbecue (all the trappings of a great American party). Brother Barrett and the Barrows will bring the tunes, Jamie Nicholson will be pulling double duty as a member of the band and author signin... read more

LVH at Decorators' Showcase 2012

Posted May 16, 2012
For Decorators' Showcase 2012, L.V. Harkness has designed a stunning porch arrangement that is sure to put you in a summertime, easy livin' kind of mood. Below are some images of this fabulous setup and if you wish to see the arrangement in person at Highland Hall, a link has been provided for ticket information. Ticket information.  ... read more

LVH at the Kingdom Cup

Posted February 6, 2012
Beautiful Orlando. Golfing in the morning, rolling in the Rolls in the afternoon, and poolside cocktails with Arnold Palmer in the evening (just a few more years we'll be calling him Arnie to his face). The Bayhill Lodge is spectacular, and so was Mr. Palmer's 2012 Kingdom Cup. We know a good thing when we see it. In addition to the First Place, Second Place, and Third Place team trophies, we provided trophies for Longest Drive and Nearest to ... read more

Fine Stationery, Invitations, Notes and Printing Services

Posted March 3, 2011
Following in the illustrious footsteps of The Paperweight (who sadly closed their doors recently), L.V. Harkness now offers in-house printing services. To mark the occasion, we are having an open event with Crane & Co. on Wednesday, the ninth of March at five o'clock. Crane is famous for their paper and we are excited to offer their paper and custom printing services. The event will take place at the L.V. Harkness sto... read more

The L.V. Harkness Catalogue

Posted January 21, 2011
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L.V. Harkness at WEG 2010

Posted December 10, 2010
2010 has been a big year for L.V. Harkness. Since the announcement four year ago that the world would descend on Lexington in the Autumn of 2010, L.V. Harkness has been hard at work preparing for our involvement. Meg Jewett and her staff developed the unbelievably beautiful team and individual trophies with some of the world's finest artisans, and we are pleased to say that they were extremely well-received. In addition to the trophi... read more

Arnold Palmer's 2010 Kingdom Cup

Posted November 15, 2010
For the past two years L.V. Harkness has worked diligently to provide Arnold Palmer with trophies for his Kingdom Cup Tournament. Hard work deserves a little time for play, right? Carol and Whitney from the L.V. Harkness crew were fortunate enough to attend Arnold Palmer's 2010 Kingdom Cup Tournament — and meet the legend himself, Arnold Palmer.... read more

The First Look at our New Catalogue

Posted November 3, 2010
After nine long months of deliberate product selection, painstaking photography and layout, and meticulous copy editing, we finally have our catalogue. Before it lands in eager mailboxes across the country, we want to give you the opportunity to take the first look at our catalogue. Inside awaits a collection of wondrous items and the adventures of L.V. Harkness's very own Pro... read more

The World Equestrian Gardens

Posted September 24, 2010
Preview the Gardens! A quick note to invite you to join Jon Carloftis at the Alltech 2010 FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG). Opening ceremonies are on Saturday September 25, 2010. Before 2010, this event has never before been held outside of Europe. It’s now in our own back yard,... read more

World Equestrian Games Trophies Unveiled

Posted July 16, 2010
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LVH at 2010 Decorator's Showcase

Posted May 10, 2010
The Interior Design team of L.V. Harkness was proud to design the Dining Room of GlenLary Farm as part of the 2010 Decorator's Showcase. The Showcase ends on May 16, so hurry out there if you would like to tour the historic home! Tour tickets are $15 and proceeds benefit ... read more

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