A Gift That They Won’t Want To Return!

DSC04343rugbeequiltfixedMany spend so much of their effort, time and money looking for the “perfect gift” for that special someone only to find that it will be returned. Maybe they got the same gift from someone else. Or the size or style doesn’t fit quite right.

That’s why our Memory Quilts and Pillows make the perfect gift for anyone and for any occasion. They are One-Of-A-Kind, and made with your most treasured memories. Whether it’s a collection of t-shirts from memorable places that you visited, or photo’s of dear loved ones. We’ll turn them into a work of art that is Beautiful and Functional while it accentuates your home decor.

With a gift like that! Who would want to return it?

Professional Portraits vs. Snap Shots.

Usually, I stress to my clients that they would want to use good quality photos for their photo quilts. But does that mean that they should be professional studio portraits? Not necessarily.

I have a number of studio portraits of my children when they were younger and many are among my favorite pictures of them.  I also have hundreds of snap shots and most are photos that are very dear to me.

When is the last time that you looked at a professional portrait and thought to yourself; “wow, that was the best day of my life.” What wonderful memories I have of that day!” Usually that is not the case. At a studio, everything is planned out, every hair is in place, the subject is posed just so. Of course,  after all this fuss, there are some excellent pictures as a result. Pictures that definitely look great on a photo quilt.  And I have used some studio portraits on my own photo quilts. But don’t dismiss the snap shots.

Snap shots are invaluable. They touch our hearts because our emotions are involved. They take us back to that exact moment in time, so we can relive it in our minds and hearts.  They capture the personality and mood, and portray it in an honest way because of it’s candidness.

Here is an examples of a professional portrait and some snap shots that I used in a quilt of my kids when they were younger:

I cherish this studio portrait of my son and daughter.  It is one of my favorites and I have a 16×20 of it hanging on my wall.

Although my son is now 26 years old, this snap shot, takes me back to the moment he was 4 and I’m pushing him on his swing. I can still hear his laughter and feel the warmth of the sun.  His fun, happy personality is all expressed in this photo. It is a special time that I will treasure forever.

And another snap shot of my daughter. We were in California on Venice Beach.  We were about ready to go swimming and my mother took this picture of  her in the sand with her favorite smiley face shirt. It brings out her personality so well, because she always has a smile on her face that can brighten up anyone’s day.

So, good quality photos should be a nice crisp clear picture that are in focus.  But should they be professional portraits? Sure, they work well and look great.

Or should they be snap shots? Most definitely! That’s what makes it a “memory” quilt.

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Wrap Yourself In Warm Memories On Cold Winter Nights!

Wrap Yourself In Warm Memories On Cold Winter Nights!

With our Memory Quilts!

Our t-shirt quilts tells a story of the important events, places, or things in a persons life by stitching together t-shirts of concerts, sports events, places traveled or vacations, favorite teams, schools, universities and graduations, the list goes on and on.

Our photo memory quilts display those most precious times captured in photos with Loved Ones. All your favorite memories together in a quilt that will keep you warm and warm at heart.

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Photo Memory Quilts! The Perfect Gift For Everybody!

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This is the perfect personalized gift for loved ones. Photo memory quilts are made to order for babies,  graduations, weddings, engagements, anniversaries, pets, themes, and more.  Check out our PRICE LIST page for sizes and prices.  Beautifully sewn and our photo printing is done with non-fade ink.  Or, to place your order click here: Connie’s Keepsake Cafe/Beloved Memories.

Contact us at ConniesKeepsakeCafe@gmail.com with your questions and details about color, pattern and theme.  For a small additional charge, we can embroidery a name, date or phrase to personalize your Photo Memory Quilt even more!  Preserve memories and smiles with this special gift!