Maker We Love: PGH Candle

We can almost smell this Maker We Love as we write it! Meet Kayla Heffernan, the face behind the heady scents of PGH Candle and learn more about her brand.

 

 

MAKER:

Kayla Heffernan from PGH Candle

 

NEIGHBORHOOD:

Lawrenceville 

 

WHAT IS YOUR BACKGROUND AND THE STORY BEHIND WHY YOU STARTED PGH CANDLE?

Three years ago I started making candles for myself in hopes to reduce the amount I was spending on all natural candles. What started as a hobby quickly turned into a small business overnight. Page Boy Salon was my first wholesale customer and it inspired me to start selling my candles on a larger scale. I would never imagine we would be where we are today with over fifteen retailers selling our products in their stores.

 

WHAT ONE PRODUCT DO WE NEED TO KNOW ABOUT AND WHY?

We recently started making an amazing candle that we are extremely proud of and are specific to Pennsylvania. “Wildflowers of Pennsylvania” is a unique candle all of its own. The candle alone has a wonderfully floral smell that reminds you of walking through a field on a beautiful spring day- and when you have finished burning this delightful scent you can plant the wildflower seeds that comes neatly packaged inside to repurpose the jar and create your own flower pot while eliminating waste and recycling materials.

 

 

 

IN THREE WORDS, WHY DO YOU LOVE PITTSBURGH?

 Community, Food and the people.  

  

HOW CAN PEOPLE FIND OUT MORE ABOUT YOU?