About us

The Bug’s Ear Boutique opened in 2009, in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. Owner Louise Davis started the shop with a passion in stationary and unique gift items, realizing there were no gift boutiques in the city. Along with her degree in Interior Design, her family support, and a love of design, The Bug’s Ear was created in a small corner at the Governor Manor in Elizabethtown. Word quickly spread about the on-trend jewelry styles, baby items and unique gift selections at reasonable prices. A few years later, The Bug’s Ear made the move to the old Cinema  building next door, tripling in size and embracing the outdoor shopping center as a stand alone brick and mortar store.  

It has always been Louise's vision to take her boutique brand and offer name brand items in the local area and online.  Having a family and a thriving business, Louise knew opening an online store would be a huge undertaking. Louise enlisted the help of her two daughters, to help grow the family business.  She knew they could execute the vision for the online brand and expand the success of the already thriving brick and mortar store. It seemed like a natural partnership having other family owned local businesses in the area.

The Bug’s Ear business continues to grow. So much, they recently moved The Bug’s Ear to The Assembly in downtown Elizabethtown at the beginning of 2024.  The Assembly makes visiting the downtown area of Elizabethtown unforgettable and exciting.  Being part of a venue has diversified the brick and mortar shopping experience and The Bug's Ear is excited to be part of this change. Operations run out of the brick and mortar store in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, with items being shipped all over the country.

The Bug’s Ear is a unique gift boutique in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. We carry a large selection of gifts and baby items including handbags, purses & totes, candles, collegiate items, several lines of jewelry, gourmet food, invitations, stationary and so much more.

Our online boutique brings you a unique variety of gifts, handbags, jewelry, and accessories. We specialize in helping you find a unique and memorable gift for everyone. We offer great gift ideas for birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, baby showers, and for all the special occasions on your list. We want to make your online shopping experience enjoyable.

From handbags, totes, clutches, and purses we hope you enjoy browsing our wide selection of playful but yet practical accessories and bags. From Bogg Bags, Hobo, Squeeze De Citron, Think Rolyn, and Sun Jellies, there is something for every age group. We carry lines for people with hectic schedules, busy moms and kids. Don’t sacrifice style for function. We have a great assortment of totes and travel bags, and even items for tailgating and cookouts.

We carry Nora Fleming, Glory Haus, Coton-Colors, and Mud Pie for inspiring gifts and beautiful home décor. Offering a wide variety of canvases and plates for special times and people in your life, indoor/outdoor accent rugs, colorful picture frames, and hand crafted, glass ornaments. We even have a wide selection of the Happy Everything Platters and attachments. Whether you purchase it for yourself or a friend, it’s a gift that lasts all year long.

Don’t forget to shop for the little ones in your life. At The Bug’s Ear, we carry a huge selection of top manufactures including Jellycat, Aden + Anais, Wee One Bows, Mud Pie, Angel Dear, Copper Pearl, and Elegant Baby for plush baby toys and great gift-giving ideas. Expecting moms can even find something for their themselves or their new addition. Including necklaces that tell their due month, sonogram frames, and color frames for the parents and grandparents. Looking to add a personal touch? We have many items that can be monogrammed or personalized.

Thank you for taking the time to shop at The Bug’s Ear. We hope you find something that makes your life a little more special!

 

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