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Glorious sun!! Finally we have some sun and warmth and spring magic here in Michigan and it’s just a matter of time before everything is green and blooming again. Perfect timing for these handmade wind chimes to hit the online shop 🌬 @ The Artisan's Bench

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Happy Earth Day!! I’m basking in this sunshine and getting excited for summer days exploring Michigan. These gorgeous pieces are by local Michigan artist, Alec Chambers, and depict all the best things our lovely state offers. Just send me a DM to be notified when they’re available online (later this week)! @ Brighton, Michigan

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Sam Reams
· March 18, 2018
This is one of my favorite stores. I have been coming here for a few years to find special gifts for family and friends. It is a must stop for anyone tired of the big box stores.
Jonah Utley
· March 19, 2018
Most amazing customer service- Ms. Campbell supplied the perfect bday gift and shipped it for me! I love this place!
Rhoni Marie
· December 26, 2017
Every year my Son and now Daughter-in-Law buy me the most beautiful and unusual gifts that are locally made!
Mary Durbin Beane
· December 28, 2017
A favorite stop when we need the perfect gift. So much heART in this special brick and mortar establishment. #loveyourlocal
Alex Teselsky
· August 18, 2017
One of our favorite shops!! For the discerning decorator that is looking for the one of kind item to make their room/home special.
Heather Barnes Spitler
· March 30, 2017
What an incredible store! A Gem in our community!! We have just chosen the rugs for our new home working with Colin and what an amazing and educational experience! So easy to work with and talk abo...ut going above and beyond!! See More
Mike Correra
· February 18, 2017
The week before Valentines Day I decided to find a Sid Dickens tile for my wife, she loves his work. Without a second thought I took a lunch hour and drove to the boutique where we had seen them toget...her and she told me how much she liked them. The shop had closed down the week before....... Panic set in as I had no plan b! At the time I could not for the life of me remember his name, I only knew she liked the tiles we had seen, to the Internet I went! After hours of research I finally found an example of his work and immediately recognized his style, now that I knew I was looking for Sid Dickens it seemed easy enough. Two phone calls that included more than a little attitude toward and 'uneducated art fan' like me and I was ready to buy a dozen roses and call it a day. One last try and I stumbled onto The Artisan's Bench website, they have a convenient contact us form so I thought it would be a great way to avoid and unpleasant interaction, I could not have been more wrong! Withing minutes of submitting my request the phone rang and on the other end was the most pleasant and patient person I have encountered in retail in MANY years!!! Working in sales myself I always appreciate great customer service and Brittany was AMAZING! She took the time to help me with many ideas and suggestions, emailing me links to different pieces she thought would be right for what I was trying to do and that fit the theme. Her knowledge of the artist is amazing and her professionalism is second to none! I cannot fit into words how impressed I am with The Artisan's Bench and I will be calling again soon for more tiles! The pieces arrived as promised, gift wrapped as well and there was a very nice handwritten note to accompany them! Top to bottom the experience was amazing and so unlike the interactions I had with other boutiques/galleries, I will not go anywhere else and wholly recommenced The Artisan's Bench to all, be sure to work with Brittany! :) See More
Andrew Williston
· December 13, 2016
Nice Modern Stuff, I have bought items for my home.. and for Gifts. The feedback for these things is always great. The artisans bench has a always rotating artist and inventory.. Truly a unique place... Somewhat between a art gallery and a art fair with tons of functional and beautiful well crafted items. See More
Molly O'Donnell Gellerman
· February 4, 2017
My daughters love coming here every few weeks to check out their $5.00 mini art vending machine. We always leave with great, unique gifts. Top notch place and staff.
Irv Karwick
· December 22, 2016
I think it is quite ironic that the owners of the Artisans Bench make their living selling "local" hand-crafted goods - yet they refuse to support those same customers by not buying "local" hand-craft...ed vehicles. They drive a Toyota SUV. I wonder how many "local" Ford, GM, Chrysler, Auto Supplier employees who shop there know that ?? See More
David Pillsbury
· June 14, 2014
I love this place! The art is chosen with wit, imagination, and soul! The service is fun, attentive and informative. It's always my first stop in Brighton, and I'm always inspired. Keep it going! Agai...n, I love this place! See More
Tina Connors
· February 15, 2014
Everything is so unique! I could go broke every time I walk in! Staff is so nice- they let you explore if you want to go it alone, or if your looking for just the right gift they are more than willing... to tour you around and look at different items. See More
Margaret Saez Dial
· March 8, 2017
This store is a must. Everything in the store is quality, and I love that they have a lot of Michigan Artist. I can not walk out empty handed.
Shelly Bania
· December 30, 2016
I haven't been to Brighton in quite some time. This was a great find. I didn't want to leave. Great space and great art.
Larry Job
· August 12, 2016
Colin & Katie are simply the best. Their store is packed with wonderful items from around Michigan. Stop in, you will not be disappointed.
David Reid
December 23, 2012
Far and away our favorite store in Brighton. Not only new things to see every time you visit, but supremely knowledgeable (and super-friendly) staff. We have purchased jewelry here in the past and p...urchased a Sid Dickens tile last week. Great selection and prices too! See More
Jill Foss Watson
· January 28, 2014
Just bought some gorgeous rugs and art here. Amazing customer service. Well worth the trip to Brighton just to visit this store.
Grant Weber
· November 29, 2014
The best place in SE Michigan for US made original art
Farah Khan
· November 8, 2013
Love this place.. Love the owner! Amazing store with amazing pieces! Thanks for a being so fun to work with!
Dawn Bhajan
November 7, 2011
I was enchanted by this store the moment I glanced in the window! I've brought my family back - they loved it, too! This will definitely be my Christmas shopping go-to place
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Hundreds of pounds of lumber was just delivered for the expansion! It’s really happening, guys! 🛠 Don’t forget - we’re open regular hours during the project!
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We're feeling festive today! We're fully stocked with solid copper kitchenware hand-hammered in Austin, Texas ✨ #givehandmade #shoplocal #brightonmi
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This just happened! Lots of new rugs in the store, including several flatweaves, a couple sumacs and others. This is pretty much our heaven ✨ #handwoven #orientalrugs #rugheaven #rugtruck #brightonmi
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