Elaine Wasson – She was given a painting class by her daughter as a gift nearly 20 years ago and has never stopped since. She loves to tole paint on just about any surface. Could be an old coffee pot, piece of slate or wood slab, spoons, jars, you name it she’s probably painted on it. You will also find her working at the register at Eclectique, this is Laurie’s mom!
Blairsville, PA natives Susan and Sherry Daugherty – mother – daughter duo create, paint, sew and frame these adorable framed art pieces. Each creation is had drawn, painted on fabric, stitched and embellished with authentic Swarovsky crystals and then framed. Size ranges from 4 x 6 and up. Custom work upon request. They have an Etsy shop and facebook page featuring their merchandise.
Owner Christy Bentley started selling her hand made towels from pot holders, cute designs and matching buttons to sell to help pay for nursing school, and her business took off. Now offering 100’s of designs, she also makes Boo Boo bags a cool gel pack for kids to put their “injuries”. Badge clips and pillow cases are also part of her space.
Sue Baker is the local Dixie Bell Paint rep and does wonderful work chalk painting and finishing all kinds of decor and furniture. She loves classic Hosier Cabinets and searches for them that need some love and bring them back to life! Sue teaches classes on how to refinish your flea market finds and turn them into a treasure.
Special occassion invitations, including weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, browse thousands of designs through Latrobe Card and Gift, Carol Dziak will assist you with personal service to get the perfect design and price you are looking for. With the Eclectique discount of 40% off the listed prices on most designs, you can’t beat that price anywhere. Meet with Carol and look over the designs, and come up with the perfect combination of invitations, directional cards, r.s.v.p. cards and more.
Owner: Diane Torrero
From quilting to pillows to table runners, pictures and more, Diane can sew any creation you can dream up! Many creations are Latrobe flavored ideas including Mr Rogers and Trolley Pillows, Latrobe Windows with panes featuring St. Vincent, the Banana Split, Mr. Rogers, Arnold Palmer and other Latrobe attractions.
The current store owner, Laurie lives near the Arnold Palmer Regional Airport. With a business management background, but found painting, sewing, crafting to be an enjoyable stress relief. She has done everything from making her kid’s Halloween costumes, teaching craft and painting classes to planning and decorating for themed parties with all the trimmings, to painting and creating all types of holiday and every décor.
Owner: Rosie Moorhead
Residing in the greater Latrobe area with her husband, Rosie finds time to make adorable, cute and quirky folk art sculptures sewn and stuffed from fine fabrics including imported mohair and specialty wools. Many animals and characters are tiny and are finely crafted to detail the eyes, feet, hands and even beaks! Just looking at these charming creations will make you smile.
Owners: Christine Wolfe & Karen Esthright
Christine Wolfe & Karen Esthright – Are the creators of Woolley Patches clothing. These ladies take wool sweaters and clothing and transform them into a new work of art. Sewing, surging strips of fabric and sweaters into a new hoodie, capelet, coat, jackets, skirts, and hats. You are sure to get compliments when wearing these pieces.
Owner: Patty Clark
Patty has an eye for nature and captures it in her beautiful prints, notecards & postcards. What is so unique is it is all local photography taken right in Westmoreland County. She labels the back with the source of the image so you will have a keepsake and conversation piece.
Owner: Rebecca Hamilton
Rebecca is the owner of Peacock Valley Gifts, she has an entire room of natural, homemade, health, home and beauty products in the store. She brings many talents, from crocheted goods to candle making. A heart of gold, she donates a portion of all her sales to her church and believes strongly in family values. A wife, mother, and a grounded soul, she is a true asset to our team.
Owner: Tammy Schultz
With her Redesigned Frame of Mind original designs, creating new funk from old junk, her creative energy is obvious to those who see her work. From repurposing furniture, restoring, building home décor, she has a sharp eye for unique decorating. Tammy is also the creative spirit behind our social media posts on Facebook!
Owner: Michelle Gay
Michelle has been catering and in the food service business for 25+ years. With the introduction of handmade chocolates, they quickly became a favorite year round! Milk, dark or white chocolate are tasty choices combined with graham crackers, pretzels, peanut butter, rice cereal treats, potato chips and more! With her expeience and creative mind, you can order special holiday houses, shoes, or other unique creations.
Owner: Joann Japalucci
Derry native Joann Japalucci had creativity in her blood, as a former professional cake decorator she has always loved painting, drawing and crafting. Her inspirational messages on canvas with mixed media help spread the word of positivity, joy, and hope.
Owner: Ridal Designs
Kristina established her personalized and custom signs in 2016. She creates signs of all types from wood, 3 D, jewelry, keychains, and more. Selling online and facebook you can order a message of any kind! Ridal Designs., LLC (formerly Kris’ Krafts) chose the name of her business from a combination of her daughter Riley and son Dalton to create Ridal Designs.
Owner: Emma Sarsfield
Creations from the Heart, her very popular crocheted top dish towels are always a staple at the store. She does beautiful Swarovski crystal jewelry, including earrings, necklaces and bracelets. She works fulltime, is a mother of busy children and finds creating relaxing.
Owner: Rosine Dull
Rosine Dull has had over 18 years experience in the Boutique business, with her offerings of Brighton, John Mederios, Vera Bradley, Kendra Scott jewelry, handbags and accessories,you will be sure to find a must have item for your wardrobe or collection. She currently is a style consultant for Stella Dot.