#WomanOwned
10
March, 2022

We wanted to give all of our lady bosses some love this week! Below are all of our women-owned businesses at the Mill!

A&B Solutions

We love Natalie! She and her staff always bring fun to the Mill, whether it’s dressing up for the holidays or with their new office pup, Nori. They inspire us all to add celebration and joy to our daily office routines.

 

Annalysse Studios

Logan has only been with us for a few months, but her positive energy and love for what she does have already made a great impact in our community. Her charm shines through our Spinning Building.

 

Art of Hair

Serena has been here for over 10 years and is a staple in the Savage community. You can see her skills in the hairstyles of other women business owners here at the Mill.

 

ArtCraft

Did you know that Sharyn is the wife of one of the Savage Mill’s owners? Her creativity and zest for color and life are on full display inside her shop. ArtCraft has been here since the beginning and is one of the stores that defines the Mill.

 

Ashtanga Yoga Howard County

Erika brings calm and peace to our Carding Building. Her work with her business, Ashtanga Yoga, is changing what it means to be healthy in Howard County.

 

AverieSun Photography

Heather is a wife and mother of 3 children. She loves capturing moments with her own family and with those of her clients!

 

Bearing Gifts

Kathy and her extensive selection of items have been a staple of the Mill for many years! You’ll always be able to find something for yourself in her shop.

 

Brewing Good Coffee Company

Karla has been a dedicated animal activist since childhood and worked full-time in animal rescue for seven years before opening Brewing Good with her husband. Every month 10% of their proceeds go to a non-profit helping animals. 

 

Candids and Colors Photography

Originally from Hawaii, Desiree moved to the mainland for college and a career in social work. She always has a camera in hand to freeze memories, particularly after her husband left on his first year-long deployment with the Army and missed so much of their kids’ baby and toddler years. 

Caplans Auction and Appraisal

Chelsea and Shelley have been servicing all of Central Maryland at MD’s busiest auction house. This mother/daughter duo have been killing it with their attention to detail and sense of community ever since they started.

 

Carly Fuller Photography

Carly’s photography style is known for its playful elegance and timeless emotion. She has captured the love stories of over 500 couples from Annapolis, Baltimore, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Boston, Seattle, New York City, Martha’s Vineyard, and beyond. 

 

Charity’s Closet, Charity’s First Picks, Cherie Sustainable Bridal, Phil’s Closet

Jeannette started Success in Style in her basement 20 years ago with the goal of supporting in-crisis individuals seeking employment by providing fashion consultations, professional clothing for interviews and work, and basic interview skills. She and a cadre of staff and volunteers now run four resale boutiques at the Mill, with proceeds going to further their mission.

 

Commercial Insurance Managers

Candice has spent 13 years protecting her clients from professional, cyber liability and employment practices liability claims, and in between, shuttling her children to extracurricular activities. 

 

Cooke Consulting Solutions

Sarah can do it all. Marketing, strategic planning, content strategy and more. She’s a woman of many strengths!

 

Danielle Lavis Photography

Photography, art & design have defined Danielle since childhood. Her background in advertising and residential design helped prepare her for starting a career in portrait and commercial photography.

 

Enchanted Studios

Young owner Maddie is an inspiration to others to start their own business! See her work in Julie Tries!

 

Faces by Brandi

Long-time tenant Brandi loves collaborating with other Mill businesses and working with clients, lending her makeup and skincare skills to all kinds of special occasions.

 

Gallery Imports

Audrey will always greet you with a smile and a wealth of knowledge about African art, crafts, and home decor at her store located in our New Weave Building.   

 

HorseSpirit Arts Gallery

Visiting owner/curator Robin in her shop is a visual treat, as she surrounds herself with uplifting work by a number of talented local artists. The space fulfills her lifelong dream to create a warm refuge for artists and a community gathering place.

 

JMD Studios

Alycia has taught young dancers ages 2+ in private and group classes for decades. The owner of Raven and Rose was one of her students! The students and their performances are a mainstay in the community.

 

jules + kate

A newcomer to Savage Mill, Leslie opened her retail business in the center of the New Weave building last fall. She curates items from small businesses and enjoys sharing their stories with customers.

 

Kelmscott Bookshop

Owner Fran is an avid collector of books, and a knowledgeable guide to the collection of rare and used books unique to her store, tucked away on the lower level of the Carding Building.

 

Leona’s Sewing Studio

From her location in the Carding Building, studio owner Leona keeps the Mill’s textile legacy alive. Along with filling custom orders, she mentors teenagers through programs like Future Designers of America and gives to causes supporting women’s mental and physical health.  

 

LS Interiors

Principal and interior designer Lisa comes to the Mill by way of architectural and building firms in New York and Philadelphia, where she honed skills that she still uses today in bringing her clients’ visions to life.

 

Naked Wax

Tara explodes with positive energy with her clients. She makes each client feel like a new person. 

 

Omnihedral

Co-owner Laura brings her background as a scientist to bear on the selection of STEM-related games available to try out and purchase at Omnihedral.

 

Peg’s Place

From her corner studio filled with early-morning sun, Peg creates mixed media art using vintage materials.

 

Raven and Rose Studios

Hannah’s bedside manner will make you come back to her over and over again. Her positivity and charm make each client feel right at home.

 

Raisa Motaher Art Studio

This month we welcome a new tenant, Raisa, to the Savage Mill family! Raisa’s artwork uses all types of media and shows her heart and her beautiful mind.

 

Savage Fencing Club

Savage resident Lauren is co-owner of this new addition to the Mill family. She discovered fencing in college and performs competitively. She is particularly interested in helping young women discover the joys and benefits of the sport.

 

Sweet Cascades Chocolatier

Sue is a self-taught chocolatier and self-proclaimed “salty girl”! She enjoys experimenting with new and different flavors for her customers here and at her Ellicott City location.

 

Symmetry First Architects

Kate has owned a commercial architecture firm for almost 20 years. She enjoys working with small business owners and community organizations to design buildings that can affordably meet their needs. 

 

Temple of Amanda

Amy offers reiki and other healing services at the Mill and at local hospitals, focusing on enlightening the entire being, body, spirit, and mind.

 

The Antique Center

Mother-daughter duo Julie and Diane bring years of experience to their work overseeing the antiques and collectibles of 150+ dealers.

 

The Finishing Shop

Kathleen has been with the Mill the longest of any of our tenants. Her work restoring old furniture speaks for itself – amazing. 

 

The Last Word

Erin is proud owner of this new and used independent book store and its sister location in Mount Airy. A philosophy major who dreamt of owning a bookstore since she was a teenager, Erin loves sharing small helpings of wit with her in-store items.

 

The Queen’s Ink

After a corporate career, Patti opened The Queen’s Ink to help people refine their technique and transform their art. She recently pivoted her shop towards focusing more on education, with a variety of classes and open studio days.

 

Twisted Teahouse

After years of collecting antique tea cups and hosting tea parties in her home, Angela opened Twisted Teahouse. She enjoys bringing people together, sharing her offerings at Mill festivals, and encouraging people to recognize tea’s health benefits.

 

Xanadu Botanicals and Design

Ginger’s business lends a whole new definition to art, bringing nature indoors for individual and corporate customers.

 

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