March is National Women’s History Month, and we’ve already celebrated some fabulous woman-owned eateries in Huntsville.
Now, we’re celebrating local women makers and creators and their inventive small businesses.
1. Jessica + Elaine with Pebble + Palm
Pebble and Palm is a local business founded by two Huntsville women, Jessica and Elaine, who learned the Japanese hand-dyeing technique called shibori. They make gorgeous blankets, pillows, clothing, aprons and so much more with their colorful fabrics.
2. Jessica with JM Style Designs
Jess Marchelle is the woman behind JM Style Designs who designs incredible sets and events with her show-stopping paper flowers. She creates the most perfect backdrops and decor for photo shoots and events—you can get lost perusing through pictures on her social media pages.
3. Cynara with Muchacha de Masias Spice Company
Cynara has received the authentic spice mixes and recipes that have been handed down through generations. All of her flavorful sauce mixes, salsas and seasoning blends have incredible flavor that her grandfather, Joe Eliseo Masias, crafted.
4. Lyndsey with Luna Moth Candle
If you’ve strolled through any of Huntsville’s markets, you’ve probably come across some beautifully unique candles in little glasses, mugs and other vessels. Lyndsey is the creative behind Luna Moth Candle, and she carefully crafts each unique one with add-ins like dried flowers.
5. Susana with Yala Avenue
Yala Avenue, founded by owner Susana, is named after the historic fine art and craft—”yala” is the indigenous name for it in Patan, Nepal. The products sold at Yala Avenue are handcrafted in Nepal, still made in the traditional way. Susana carries unique jewelry, handcrafted paper called lokta, scarves, beanies and felt slippers.
6. Katie with Art4Justice
Katie Calvert creates beautiful art pieces and designs, and one of them really catches our eye. She puts her state produce guide design on tea towels and in frames, but our favorite is the market tote—perfect for carrying all our goodies at local markets.
7. Hannah with The Elysian Creations
Hannah brings her artistic skills to the world of pets. She creates one-of-a-kind illustrations of her customers’ pets, and she can put them on adorable cards for all occasions.
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