Spring Product Guide: 7 of our Favorite New Products
A guide to Made in KC’s favorite products this Spring. Shop these items online or in stores at our brick-and-mortar locations.
ManTables: Edison Amps
Edison-era invention meets smartphone age with this clever and playful item from ManTables. The Edison Amp amplifies music from your phone. The sound is incredible; the copper bell adds a touch of vintage goodness to any song. The amps are carefully crafted with Missouri-sourced wood and a copper bell by ManTables, inspired by utility, ingenuity, and Amish craftmanship. Edison Amps are a great conversation piece and object of delight to all, you’re going to want one for your next gathering.
ArtByJenF: Air Plant Hangers
These ceramic air plant hangers from ArtByJenF are the perfect way to refresh and add some green to your space. They’re glazed in a variety of darling shades, and add personality to wherever you hang them, home or garden. Even if you don’t have much of a green thumb, there’s good news: air plants are simple to care for. Soak them in water once a week for them to stay green and healthy!
Thou Mayest: Equinox Spring Seasonal
Thou Mayest has shown KC that they know how to make great coffee, and that they know how to make great coffee fun. Their Equinox Spring Seasonal offering is no exception. The Kenyan-origin coffee has flavors of plum jam and honey caramel, perfect for warmer days. And you won’t want to hide this bag of coffee in your pantry: this dreamy packaging is a nice sight to wake up to.
SKIN: Daily Greens Nourishing and Hydrating Repair Cream
Warmer weather is here, and it’s time to bring your skin out of hibernation. To do just that, the Daily Greens moisturizer from SKIN will hydrate and nourish your skin without weighing it down. The “greens” come from blue green algae and green tea extract. The formula smells amazing, lightly citrus and sweet. What’s best about this moisturizer is what it’s made of: natural, organic, responsibly sourced ingredients that are good for you and good for the earth.
KC Beard Balms
This one’s for the fellas. K.C. Beard Balm’s motto is “Believe in your Beard” and they’ve got the tool to do just that. Their beard balms will tame your beard and help it grow. The balms are made with an eight-oil blend, beeswax from a local apiary, and Shea and Kokum butters. Not to mention they smell great – choose from scents like Pine, Peppermint, Tea Tree, and Lavender. This stuff will step up your beard game.
Decoylab: Western Auto Kit
This Western Auto Kit from Decoylab is a seriously fun springtime activity. All you need is glue and paint to assemble your own, mini version of this beloved Kansas City landmark. When you’re done, it makes a unique decorative object to share your KC love. If you’re looking for an original gift for a Kansas Citian in your life, or just a gift to yourself, this is it.
Kansas City Canning Co.: Beet Tarragon Shrub
Kansas City Canning Co. knows how to surprise and delight us with unexpected flavor combinations. Their Beet Tarragon Shrub is a 2017 Good Food Awards winner. Mix it with your favorite liquor, use it as a soda syrup, or try Kansas City Canning Co.’s recipe, the Beet & Lowdown:
1 ½ oz Rye Whiskey
1 oz Kansas City Canning Co. Beet Tarragon Shrub
½ oz Orange Juice
¼ oz Lemon Juice
Combine rye, shrub, citrus juices in a shaker filled with ice. Shake and strain in a chilled coupe glass, garnish with fresh tarragon.