Local Artisans, Crafters, and Businesses:
One local artisan is Carrie’s Custom Quilts.
Visit www.CarriesCustomQuilts.com to learn more about these wonderful keepsakes made by someone who lives in our area.
Nameplate, Key Chains
Visit The Darcie Project’s Etsy Shop at www.thedarcieproject.Etsy.com to see the adorable items Darcie’s mom creates for grieving families. Proceeds help fund their Annual Pregnancy & Infant Loss Remembrance Walk each October. This Scrabble nameplate was a gift to our family, and we simply love it!
Paper Flower Shadow Boxes
Contact J&A Creative Creations to see all the amazing things they can create to honor a heavenly child, like paper flower shadow boxes, beads, and angel wings created from ashes, etc. Visit and join their Facebook page/group to learn more.
Memorial Flowers, Mass Cards Preserved in Resin
Contact J&A Creative Creations by visiting their Facebook page to see all the amazing items she creates in resin like key chains, candle holders, and keepsake floral pieces.
Memorial Flowers, Mass Cards & More Preserved in Resin
Finger Lakes Flower Preservation creates resin pieces using fresh flowers (best, but time-sensitive) or even air-dried flowers (if done appropriately). Memorial pieces can include photos, notes, prayer cards, etc. They are in Farmington, NY. Visit here to see their amazing work and to contact them.
Botanical Press, Windchimes, Flowering Garden Items & More
Visit Genrich’s Garden Center, Florist, Gifts & Greenhouses at 375 Cooper Rd., Rochester NY 14617. Wander their lovely greenhouses and gift shop to see everything that they have to offer, or visit their website to browse their store online!
Willow© Figurines, Candles, and More
Visit Kittleberger Florist & Gifts at 263 North Avenue, Webster, NY 14580. They carry Willow Tree Figurines as well as numerous other beautiful gifts such as candles, frames, and so much more. Visit www.kittelbergerflorist.com/ or spend the afternoon wandering this lovely area business.
Engraved Candles, Ornaments, Picture Frames, and More
Visit Flash Point Customs at https://www.flashpointcustoms.com to see the amazing items this laser engraving business creates that can bring comfort to a grieving family. Browse through their website and catalog and see the engraved candles, key chains, ornaments, picture frames, slate signs, and so much more. If you mention that you learned of them via this page on our website, you will receive a discount on your purchase.
Pennies From Heaven Jars
Susan, one of our lovely, bereaved mothers, makes these “Pennies from Heaven” Jars so you can place any found coins inside. Contact us if you would like one and we will send you her contact information.
Share any photos you may have of their child
When you get a moment, go through any photos you may have of the child who has passed away. Make copies of the picture(s) and place them in a frame, album, or even include them in a digital photo frame like Skylight, Aura, or Nixplay. We have a Skylight frame, and we love it! We simply send photos via our cell phones and other devices to a shared email address linked to that frame.
Out-of-the-Area or National Artisans, Crafters & Businesses:
Personalized Lockets, Pendants & Jewelry
We are certain there are many jewelers that offer personalized gifts. In 2009, our original website designer and logo creator, Dawn Harvell, commissioned West & Co. Diamonds and Jewelry in Auburn, NY to create original pendants using our foundation’s logo©. She gave one to my daughter and one to me. We treasure this thoughtful and sweet gift. Visit https://westandcompany.com to see what they can create for you or someone you love.
Shannon, also known as Shannon’s Scraps, is originally from the Rochester area, but now resides in New Jersey. Visit her website www.ShannonsScraps.com to see the amazing gifts she creates. The candle on the right was a custom order for a bereaved mother in our area. Though candles are not currently on her site, she is open to custom orders.
Personalized Lit Boxes
This personalized, framed, and lit message box was created by Blessed Birdy Boutique. It was a gift to one of our bereaved mothers. Her daughter’s name, Katherine, was a custom addition to this piece. Visit https://www.etsy.com/shop/BlessedBirdyBoutique to see all the sweet items that can be found.
Molly Bears is a 501(c)3 organization
They provide weighted teddy bears in memory of your baby. They make the bears equal the weight of your angel. If weight is unknown, such as for a miscarriage, they can use an approximate weight for the gestational age of the baby. Visit www.MollyBears.com for more information.