These are the Things We Love for Summer

HOME editor Jessica Sinichak finds local gems you’ll obsess over.

Molly Singer Table

Dining Delight

If you’re looking for the perfect summer table setting, Pittsburgh interior designer Molly Singer has got you covered with this elegant arrangement centered by a Christian Lacroix-designed porcelain dinner plate and beachy island glassware by Amanda Lindroth.
Molly Singer Home, 300 Freeport Road, Blawnox; 412/794-8463,
{Prices: striped dinner plate, $80; scalloped placemat (set of 6), $195; Latesia linens, $63; island ice tea glasses (Set of 4), $68; flatware (Set of 5), $72; seersucker dinner napkins (Set of 10), $80}

Leopard Planter

Animal Attraction

Cast in artisan concrete, this handcrafted planter by Cord+Iron in Beaver features a chic, hand-painted leopard print design that will add a stylish pop to any interior space.
Cord+Iron, 330 Insurance St., Beaver; 

Citronella Candle

The Scent of Summer 

Keep mosquitos at bay with a citronella candle that actually smells good. The Haven Series from Cord+Iron blends refreshing summer fragrances with natural citronella oil.
Cord+Iron, 330 Insurance St., Beaver; 

0118 Insitu Lionheadplantrs

Roar Worthy 

Make your front stoop the king of the neighborhood with Pennoyer Newman’s lion planter. Cast from a Coe family lead original, the lightweight planter is weather resistant in all climates.
Shoppe B, 4434 Butler St., Lawrenceville; 412/779-0162,


Tooling Around

The handcrafted gardening tools by Tuli Fisher of Fisher Blacksmithing, available at The Shop at Phipps, are as beautiful as the landscapes they help create. Each tool is forged from high-carbon steel and features black walnut handles.
The Shop at Phipps, 1 Schenley Drive, Oakland; 412/622-6914, 
{garden rake, planting trowel and sickle section hoe, $68 each}

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