Hi, I'm Marianne and I love to be creative! At a very young age my mother taught me to have an artistic mindset. As a little girl, it was normal for me to see her always making something. From washing sheep's wool and making it into yarn, to sewing clothes, knitting, crocheting, weaving, embroidery, calligraphy, piano, cooking, baking, she did it all. She exposed me to the notion that I could make anything I wanted to. I am continually amazed and inspired by her talent, and what she has handed down to me. She is an incredibly patient and giving person!
About 10 years ago, she introduced me to something I knew nothing about, machine embroidery and the art of digitizing. At first I thought it was cheating, since the machine was doing what she had so patiently taught me, as a child, to do by hand. But, I got over that quickly when I realized what I could do with an embroidery machine, and the ability to stitch an idea on to fabric. So, over the past 10 years while I have been raising my children, I taught myself machine embroidery and the art of digitizing. And I love it!
As a mom of four kids, I received tons of special pictures they drew for me! The front and sides of my refrigerator doubled as a display board I was so proud of. Eventually many of my favorites ended up, tucked away, in a box somewhere. I wanted to keep some of those very special memories and pictures from fading away. So I began to digitize and stitch them out. I loved how the photos and art came alive, it just made me smile.
My desire of creating, love for children's art, and joy in making keepsakes that will be treasured forever, is my passion. The bits and pieces that make up our journey in life can be preserved and enjoyed for years to come.
The digitized photograph renders a beautiful painted look and three dimensional feel that is even more spectacular in person. Fully custom framed and matted, this is a fine quality art piece that you will certainly want to hand down from generation to generation.
The children's art is so fun and playful, it just comes alive once it is stitched out! A keepsake the little artist will look back on and enjoy when they grow up.
The personalized and custom embroidery makes a gift that much more special and thoughtful.
So, simply send me your photograph, picture art or choose an item to be custom made, and I will make you an amazing treasure you can keep or give away. I will make a memory in to a special keepsake that will be treasured forever and always. Enjoy :)