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Form & Function:
New West Knifeworks’ knife magnets are as much art as they are practical. Thanks to the super-strong magnets encased within, each can hold between five and seven knives. And thanks to a process that fuses wood—using different species including walnut and juniper—with alumilite resin, each looks like a piece of fine art. From $450, available at New West Knifeworks, 98 Center St. Unit C, 307/733-4193, newwestknifeworks.com


Classic Coasters:
Kara Adomaitis has been photographing the landscape, people, places, and events of Jackson Hole for 25 years. She turned some of her favorite images of the Tetons—Oxbow Bend, the Cathedral Group, Jackson Lake, Mormon Row—into ceramic coasters that celebrate the valley’s beauty. $34 for a set of four, available at 307 Jackson, 55 S. Glenwood St., 615/533-6999, 307jackson.com


Simple & Elegant:
The artisan behind Wood & Grain, which makes wooden tea light holders and cutting/serving boards inlaid with brass, turquoise, and other semi-precious stones, is a full-time physician assistant. If he’s half as good with his patients as he is with the design and fabrication of these, they’re lucky. Tea light holders $22, cutting boards from $109, available at Workshop, 180 E. Deloney Ave., 307/203-7856, workshopjh.com


Smells Like Inspiration Point:
It seems Ethics Supply Company can’t help itself from being cute and creative. A seven-ounce hand-poured bar of soap that contains activated charcoal, is infused with scented oils, and has a top edge cut into a silhouette of the Tetons? Of course. Travel- and full-size candles made from coconut-apricot wax that smell like Inspiration Point above the west shore of Jenny Lake? Yes. What does Inspiration Point smell like? Golden willow, wild rose, and fresh snow. From $14.50, available at Paper & Grace, 55 N. Glenwood St. B2, 307/733-8900, paperandgrace.com


Teton Views:
Tenley Thompson, a painter, ceramicist, and mixed-media artist, had us with the name of her studio—Jumping Jackalope Studios—and made us forever fans with glazed stonewear that she hand paints with simple silhouettes of different views of the Tetons or geometric depictions of animals. Thompson’s wildlife pieces are informed by her training as a wildlife biologist. Pieces are food-, oven-, dishwasher-, and microwave-safe. From $25, available at Penny Lane, 35 Glenwood St.,
307/733-3080, pennylanecooperative.com


Tram Fans:
SKT Ceramics is based in Cincinnati, Ohio, but just for MADE the company created custom, hand-painted coffee mugs and an “everything dish” that feature the Aerial Tram at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. From $25, available at MADE, 125 N. Cache St., 307/690-7957, madejacksonhole.com


Wearable Art:
We’ve long loved Abby Paffrath’s colorful artwork, but what to do when our walls are full? Meet Art4All by Abby hats. Each trucker cap features her work on the front and an adjustable back. $29.95, available at Penny Lane, 35 Glenwood St., 307/733-3080, pennylanecooperative.com


Colorful Tote:
“We upped our selection of canvas bags when Jackson went bagless,” says Paper & Grace manager Cassie Dean. We love Rifle Paper Co.’s 100 percent cotton canvas 17-inch tote bag screenprinted with original paintings of flowers, herbs, and vegetables by company co-founder Anna Bond. $26, available at Paper & Grace, 55 N. Glenwood St. B2, 307/733-8900, paperandgrace.com


Open Up:
You can never have enough bottle openers—do you misplace yours as often as we do?—so don’t feel bad if you can’t pick just one of these metalshop bottle openers cut from steel in the shape of local wildlife. And then one’s cut in the shape of Big Foot. We went with the Big Foot and the bear. $14, available at MADE, 125 N. Cache St., 307/690-7957, madejacksonhole.com


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