Hi! My name is Teresa and I am the founder of Forever Prints. Together with my studio team, we create hand and footprint keepsakes to celebrate faith, family, and love. I often get asked how and why I started my journey with Forever Prints, and I would love to share that with you! The passion and inspiration behind my work stems from my extended family’s experience of child loss, in loving memory of my cousin David who at the age of 13 passed away suddenly from bacterial meningitis, and my uncle Johnny who at the age of 6 passed away suddenly from a bicycle accident.
When hand and footprint pottery was still a hobby for me, my Aunt Michaelean who is David's mother said to me, "I would give anything to be able to reach out and hold David's hand." In that moment, I knew that I had to develop hand and footprint keepsakes that could be offered to families that have experienced child loss. I wanted to honor David, bring my Aunt joy, and allow his presence to bless her home with a keepsake she could proudly display. A keepsake made using the highest quality standards, that would last forever, and could be personalized with hand and footprints. A keepsake that would be made with love, and spread peace, hope, kindness, compassion, and faith.
So I set out on a journey and discovered my calling: to bless as many families as possible with hand and footprint keepsakes, especially those families that have experienced child loss. I am happy to say, as the angel children continue to be my inspiration, since 2009 I have had the opportunity to bless thousands of families worldwide. I live in awe, with deep gratitude everyday for the stories my studio team and I have become a part of, and the memories we are able to help families create!
All of our keepsakes are made in our Grand Haven, MI studio using the highest quality materials available. Our ceramic keepsakes are kiln fired multiple times, and are guaranteed to last forever. The design will never fade or scratch off. Our graphic design team creates each custom hand and footprint design, and works closely with our customers throughout the ordering process. We work very hard to provide our customers with the best customer service experience possible, and have earned an excellent reputation and reviews in doing so.
I invite you to browse our store and discover the many hand and footprint keepsakes we offer. Please let us know at anytime if you have any questions! We are here to help and to make ordering a keepsake as easy and fun for you as possible!
Thank you once again for visiting our website, and for considering our work!