Love to Shop Local? Where to Find 4 Makers This Fall

If you love shopping at local businesses for handcrafted home items, but never know where to find them, we've got you covered with a roundup of makers and products we’re loving.


Compostable Artifacts
Compostable Artifacts specializes in eco-friendly bath products that range from natural soaps to lotions. All items are handcrafted using natural products such as coconut oil, olive oil and essential oils. Compostable Artifacts will be at the Saturday Night Market — a weekly outdoor pop-up shopping market that runs through October — on Oct. 22 and Oct. 29 in Market Square, Downtown.

After Dark Illustrations
Artist Dan Senneway creates hand-drawn illustrations of small towns across America, including iconic Pittsburgh locations such as Kennywood and the Benedum, using an imitation of linoleum block prints through Photoshop. After Dark Illustrations appears at pop-up events across Pittsburgh and also be found occasionally at the Saturday Night Market.


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Featuring hand-poured, 100% soy wax candles, PGH CANDLE  specializes in long-burning, natural candles. All the scented candles are inspired by Pittsburgh, with each collection named for  different Pittsburgh neighborhoods. PGH CANDLE can be found in several stores around the city, including Pageboy Salon & Lifestyle Boutique in Millvale and The Farmer’s Daughters Flowers on the North Side, as well as occasional appearances at the Saturday Night Market.



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OC Glass
Run by Jessica Miceli, the small stained-glass business in Bloomfield focuses on making small, stained glass decor such as suncatchers, including a Pennsylvania one, that can hang in the window. OC Glass can be found at love, Pittsburgh locations around the city and also appears at Saturday Night Markets in tandem with PGH Candle.

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