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.
Meet Joe & Beth Batsa, they create unique decor including wine racks, trees and birdhouses from repurposed materials. They do several clean-outs or post auction collecting to get many of their vintage pieces for resale. Many rare finds have made their way to Eclectique through Joe & Beth. Also if you are looking for someone to help with some of your family’s ‘stuff’ (we don’t call it junk if its cool!) Give them a call ! 724-331-2381
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.
Sharon makes hand iced custom sugar cookies in a number of flavors and and infinite number of shapes and designs. This style of cookie is our signature product where you can find on the shelves in her booth at Eclectique as well as many flavors of pizzelles, biscotti and honey. Try out a new popular item, the whipped honey.
She also makes a variety at her store on Pittsburgh Street in Greensburg where she bakes chocolate chip, peanut butter, oatmeal raisin and raisin filled cookies among the many others we produce.
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.
Owner: Gina Gaizo
Repurposed~Altered!~Remixed~Embellished = R.A.R.E “If shoes could talk”… Each shoe has lived a life of awe and wonder. Now retired, these one-of-a-kind designs are inspired by the paper flowers that adorn them. These fanciful creations will never be worn but rather simply to set a shoe lover’s heart racing!
OWNER: Wanda Sullivan
Meet Wanda, Jenny Letty & MiaLee the art team of Creative Differences. They make their home in Ligonier. This family business does painting and repurposing of unique items to create some very cool marbled look painted furniture and decor. Vinyl 33 albums are covered in paint and sealed, for a unique layering arrangement of work for your wall. Stools, small tables, chair seats get a make over too! Custom orders are welcome. Website is http://www.creativedifferencesonline.com. Phone 724-787-7974 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Find them on Facebook too!
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.
Owner: Tracy Grajewski
Tracy Grajewski, busy mother of 2, wife and business professional she finds her “outlet” in collectibles and antiques. She has quite a collection of glass wear from Jeannette, Westmoreland and Lenox glass. Antique doll accessories, vintage jewelry, wall accents, and pictures can be some of the things you will find in Tracy’s space!
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: 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.
Owner: Elaine Smith
Elaine’s Art Cottage holds a wide variety of creative artwork. From hand crocheted dog sweaters to beautiful rugs and scarves she can make just about anything out of yarn! Her steady hand brings animals to life for note cards, framed photos and more. Give her a photo of your pet and she can transform it into original art. She also can sculpt unique designs from polymer clay creating, leprechauns, witches, Santa Clause faces and more.
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: 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.