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Local Shopping & Gift Guide

'Tis the season to support my friends and your favorite Pittsburgh makers!

Shop beauty, CANDLES, the most fun handmade under $50 (hint: Schitt's Creek), self-care services, and, of course, PGH-proud presents. #supportsmallbusiness.

Jewelry & Wearable Gifts

Otto Finn Faith Jacket, $378

From Rona's online shop:

"Faith jackets are made in whole or in part from vintage quilts. Every piece is unique, made for you to experience maximum comfort. These jackets are reversible and have gender neutral sizing with a silhouette inspired by trendy yet traditional asian street style. This oversized kimono style jacket has large pockets (for all important things like snacks, lip balm, a phone, and even a wallet)."

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Blakbird Jewelry | GINKGOFAN Earring, $65

From Selima's online shop:

"Excellent for fans of the ginkgoleaf and other botanical forms. This design inspired by some of our favorite things about this wonderful tree. Available in bronze with lead and nickel-free bronze hooks."

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Sister Epic | Blair Box Bag, $295

From Adrienne's online shop:

"Limited Edition. A luxurious calf-hair box-shaped body is bookended by blaze orange metallic gussets. Big enough to hold all the essentials, small enough to be worn with ease."

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Candles - The gift that keeps on giving

Suma Wares & Wears | Ski Lodge Holiday Candle, $24

Hand-poured in a recycled glass jar, this soy wax candle has a notes profile of "cypress, smoke, evergreen, cedar, incense, fir, amber, and tea tree."

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Tal & Bert | Yuletide Candle, from $42

From Val & Ray's online shop:

"Our signature geode vessels have been filled with high quality soy candles while also having our signature cracked geode look. After you finish burning the candle, you can clean the vessel and use it to hold air plants, tea lights or anything else!"

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PGH Candle | Shine Series, $32

From PGH Candle's online shop:

"This collection is for the person who loves to burn incense but wants the scent to last a bit longer. Each one of these scents is very earthy and unique." Scent options include: Black Amber, Dragon's Blood, Sandalwood, Nag Champa, Patchouli, and Rosemary + Sage.

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Oh! Candles | Handsome Home Candle, from $7

From Katie's online shop:

"This is a scent that just embodies warmth, with its blend of warm cedar and smooth vanilla. Help make the atmosphere of any room feel more cozy immediately!"

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Fun Gifts Under $50

Baxter and The Bear | Vintage Rosebud Motel Poster, $25

From Dan's online shop:

"A vintage-inspired travel ad for the Rosebud Motel, your home-away-from-home located in the heart of beautiful Schitt's Creek.

12 x 18 inches."

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PACKPACK | Jubilee, $45

From Brooke's online shop:

"With an adjustable strap belt, each pack is made from organic duck cotton sourced + crafted in USA.

Custom prints are hand-painted by the creator, Brooke + digitally printed with biodegradeable, non-toxic inks."

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Firecracker Fabrics | Cozy Blue Festival of Lights Embroidery Kit, $24

From Erin's online shop:

"CozyBlue embroidery kits include everything you need to create your own hand embroidered hoop. The pattern design is pre-printed on Kona cotton fabric, so there's no need for transferring or tracing. Just pop the fabric in the hoop, thread your needle, and start stitching!"

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Beauty & Wellness Gifts

Una Biologicals | Holiday Sample Set, $26.50

From Jess' online shop:

"The perfect little something to show you care! Our holiday sample set includes a travel size body butter, sugar or salt scrub, and soap. Each gift is wrapped in a compostable holiday bag and tied with a bow! Perfect for teachers, co-workers, nieces, sisters, cousins, and your face hostess with mostess!

Available in Candy Cane, Lemongrass Lavender, and Sweet Almond."

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Lovett Sundries Lip Balm & Tint, $8

From Lovett Sundries' online shop:

"A little of what you put on your lips always ends up in your mouth, so we blended up a balm using only edible ingredients. It goes on smooth, immediately soothes, and tastes as good as it feels! 

Choose from lavender, peppermint, (using essential oils) or keep it simple with unscented."

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Triple Moon Alchemy | Herbal Cleansing Energy Wash, $30

From Denise's online shop:

"An herbal floor wash can be used on hard floors, counters, doors and other hard surfaces to change the energy dynamic in a home or place of business. Floor washes have been used for thousands of years to remove stagnant or maleficent energies. Often times, smoking a space is not quite enough to end certain energies and change an environment.

I will consult with you. Detailed instructions come along with your wash."

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Gourmet Gifts

The 2021 Evergreen Holiday Gift Box, $150

A curation of handmade goods from Pittsburgh artists: Lindsay of Gingerly Press, Hanna of Hanna Dausch, and Kate of Stone + Sparrow.

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Adda Coffee & Tea House | Coffee & Chocolate Subscription, $28.95

Every month, Adda Coffee pairs one of their 12oz. whole bean coffees with a specialty chocolate bar. Yes, please!

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Kingfly | Punch Kit, $60

"Create your own Kingfly party punch with this DIY kit" which includes a bottle of their delicious Limoncello.

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Self-Care Services

Thistlemilk, services from $75

My friend Megan offers the coolest facials in town, in addition to lash and nail services. If you are a skincare and crystal-enthusiast, she's your gal! Gift cards coming soon.

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Heather Vinsnesky Evidential Mediumship, from $75

From Heather's Instagram:

"If you are looking to give a truly incredible experience to a friend or family member, might I suggest gifting an Evidential Mediumship or Spirit Guide reading with me?"

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Found by Flourish, services vary in price

Found by Flourish offers a variety of unique options: personal styling and color analysis, along with seasonal subscription boxes to elevate your (or your loved one's) closet.

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Ceremonial | Tarot Reading, from $60

From Leslie's online shop:

"I am not a medium or psychic but I do listen to my intuition which nudges me during readings.  I best describe myself as a linguist or a translator of the cards which brings you the messages that will best align you on your current path.   We can cover just about anything in a reading, however, the cards are best utilized for problem solving, overcoming challenges, relationship blocks and igniting creativity."

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Gifts to show love for Pittsburgh

Jenna Vanden Brink | PA State Ornament + Magnet, $15

From Jenna's online shop:

"Porcelain PA ornament or magnet with 22k gold luster heart over Pittsburgh. Each one is crafted by hand, glazed in a clear gloss, and finished with 22k gold luster. Comes gift wrapped in a small box."

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KLoRebel Art Co. | "Inclined" Pittsburgh Collage Collector's Puzzle, $75

From Kiersten's online shop:

"Build your own KLoRebel Art-work (and you do have to work for it!) solo or with company. The monochrome style presents a fun challenge to stay busy at home. The design is the same beautiful toile pattern featured on the Rainy Day Pittsburgh Poncho + Fanny Pack.

Released in 2020, this is the first Collector's Puzzle, and it features collage art from Kirsten’s five most popular Pittsburgh drawings. 500 pieces, 18 x 24" when complete."

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Greg Sciulli Illustration | The Original Hot Dog Shop illustration, from $8

From Greg's online shop:

"Illustration of the Original Hot Dog Shop, previously located in Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland). This is where you came to eat french fries and buy beer.

Choose from a 5" x 7" print, 5" x 7" framed print, or 11" x 14" framed print (11" x 14" frame with an 8" x 10" mat)."

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Buttercup & Thistle | City of Bridges Goats Milk Soap, $8

From Emily's online shop:

"2nd in our Pittsburgh series, 'City of Bridges' goats milk soap is a wonderful way to give tribute to the city that has (my heart,) and the most bridges in America, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. Fragrances of bergamot, mandarin, lemon, iris, jasmine, leather, patchouli, oakwood, and musk, make up this wonderful fragrance profile."

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Still stumped? Shop classic gifts and one-of-kind options in the

SASHA Holiday Shopping Guide.

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