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Here is a sneak peek of some of the area artisans who will be at this year’s Artisans’ Marketplace:

Bag Lady International
Clarks Summit
Owner: Jacquie Baglieri
587-3218
Baglieri has been selling custom-made handbags through her business, Bag Lady International, for the past 20 years. Distinctively Raisa
Clarks Summit
Owner: Raisa Statuto
587-4734
www.raisafloral.com
A floral decorator, her made-to-order designs feature centerpieces, arrangements and original accent pieces made from quality materials. Earth N’Angels
Clarks Summit
Owner: Theresa Velardi
586-6882
www.teresavelardi.com
Velardi has been making handmade pottery since high school; her business, Earth N’Angels, has existed for approximately 10 years. James Simrell Designs
Clarks Summit
Owner: James Simrell
586-5355
, Simrell’s storefront at 112 Colburn Ave. has showcased his uniquely hand-cast and crafted gold, platinum and silver jewelry for more than a decade. Little Red Hen Soap Factory
Dalton
Owner: Linda Weaver
563-2574
Since 2000, Weaver’s soap-making hobby has turned into a side business for creating custom-made soap and body products. Paulukonis Stained Glass Studios
Waverly
Owners: Mary Ann and Jay Paulukonis
585-2096
www.paulukonisstudio.com
The husband and wife team’s talent at creating stained glass art designs spans across 38 years and several states.
Save That Date/Coffee 24-7
Clarks Summit
Owner: Rose Fazio
www.coffee24-7.com
Fazio’s home-based business in Clarks Summit does double duty, offering not only gourmet coffee (both by the bean and ground to order) but also invitations and personalized stationery.
A Touch of the Past
RR 1 Factoryville
Owners: Don and Evie Shelton
378-3887
Award-winning, self-taught blacksmith Don Shelton has attended may nationally ranked, juried artisan shows through the years. His handmade ironworks include pieces such as custom furniture and railings.
Totally Out of Hand
Waverly
Owner: Jeanne Browning
587-1492
Browning said she has always been an artist of sorts but once she began working with metal, she said that was it: she knew she found her medium.
Laura B Studios
Tunkhannock
Laura Boner-Leidy
www.laurabstudios.etsy.com
836-1981
Boner-Leidy has participated in Artisans’ Marketplace before, but this will be the first year she will sell her original polymer clay jewelry at the event.
Emilie Artistic Designs
Clarks Summit
Owner: Emilie Deery
586-5997
Deery’s handmade glass bead jewelry has been so well-received during her four years as a Marketplace vendor that she recently opened a storefront at 120 South State St.
Everything LA
Dalton
Owner: Debbie Grippo
906-5557
Grippo’s home-based business, Everything LA, will be a brand-new addition to this year’s Marketplace. For more than four years, Grippo has created original boutique items such as silverware, clothing and pet accessories.
Barnwood Gallery
Greenfield Township
Owner: Mark T. Malak
www.barnwoodgallery.com
The rural setting of Greenfield Township is ideal for inspiring his nature, scenery and wildlife paintings, drawings and photography.
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