The Art of Soap Making with Arbor House Soaps

Have you ever wondered how the soap you buy in our shops is made? We "virtually" sat down with Maureen Tomko from Arbor House Soaps and got the scoop on her soap making process. Arbor House Soaps came to life in 2016 when Maureen's curiosity about handmade soap drove her to take a few soap making classes. She got hooked and with so many bars of ...
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Maker We Love: Whitehall Pottery

  MAKER: Heidi Jacobs, potter at Whitehall Pottery.    NEIGHBORHOOD: I am located in Whitehall which is in the South Hills of Pittsburgh. We have a small little home on a decent bit of property and have our studio in our home.    TELL US ABOUT YOUR BRAND AND WHY IT’S THE BEST: Whitehall Pottery is all about taking chances and learning in clay...
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Maker We Love: OC Glass

We love this maker's delicate work and know you will too! Keep scrolling to read about Jessica, the glass artist, behind OC Glass. You'll love her iconic pickle piece!     MAKER: Jessica Miceli,  OC Glass    NEIGHBORHOOD: Bloomfield   WHAT IS YOUR BACKGROUND AND THE STORY BEHIND WHY YOU STARTED OC GLASS? I grew up in the Pittsburgh area and sta...
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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...
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Maker We Love: toomanysparkles

This Maker We Love might look familiar if you've been in one of our shops. Its our very own talented and creative Kelly! Aside from bringing you love, Pittsburgh, Kelly has products in the shops that she hand makes!    MAKER: Kelly Sanders, owner of toomanysparkles (co-creator of love, Pittsburgh)       NEIGHBORHOOD: I live in Mount Lebanon, ri...
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