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Precious Photo Packages – 2D Impressions

Precious Photo Packages with 2D Impressions Precious Memories have teamed up with local photographer Samantha Prewett based in Poole, Dorset to offer you a very unique keepsake. Capturing those tiny fingers and toes we create beautiful hand and feet impressions and what better way to compliment them, with a stunning newborn photography or baby photography package at the fantastic starting price of just £160 Experience first-hand how the keepsakes and photographs are taken of your gorgeous little bundle and created into a perfect keepsake. Not only do you get your newborn photography or baby photography session (complete with digital

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Precious Photo Packages 3D Castings

Precious Photo Packages with 3D Castings Precious Memories working with local Poole Photographer Precious Memories have teamed up with local photographer Samantha Prewett based in Poole, Dorset to offer you a very unique keepsake. Capturing those tiny fingers and toes we create beautiful hand and feet castings and what better way to compliment them, with a stunning newborn photography or baby photography package at the fantastic starting price of just £210 Experience first-hand how the keepsakes and photographs are taken of your gorgeous little bundle and created into a perfect keepsake. Not only do you get your newborn photography

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Child’s talk at work a taboo?

Do you talk about your children at work or do you feel you can’t ? Are we really in the 21st Century? Reading a recent article by the BBC titled “Is it a mistake to talk about your children at work”intrigued me so I couldn’t  resist reading it further. According to some it is wrong to do so, especially in the corporate world, as it could have an effect on your career prospects, whilst others argue it shows women being weak.  Yet another thing to toy with as many go out to work either feeling guilty because they have too or

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Mothers day gifts – not on the high street

Gifts & attractions for Mums this Mothers Day Precious Memories – Poole, Dorset Receiving a handmade card from my girls on Mothers Day is something I will always treasure. Knowing how much time and love they have taken to create this piece of artwork gives me a glowing feeling and to me is priceless. Running Precious Memories in Poole, Dorset I have also created lots of lovely gifts for mums throughout year and feel very honoured to be a part of that. Some of the most popular products requested year upon year are the personalised pieces of jewellery. Taking

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Not on the high street – Mother’s Day Gifts

Gifts & attractions for Mums this Mothers Day Precious Memories – Poole, Dorset Receiving a handmade card from my girls on Mothers Day is something I will always treasure. Knowing how much time and love they have taken to create this piece of artwork gives me a glowing feeling and to me is priceless. Running Precious Memories in Poole, Dorset I have also created lots of lovely gifts for mums throughout year and feel very honoured to be a part of that. Some of the most popular products requested year upon year are the personalised pieces of jewellery. Taking

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Precious Memories gives rescue dog paw casting a new home

I grew up with dogs being a big part of the family and when I got married in 2001 within two weeks I had a West Highland Terrier puppy called Crumble and a German Shepherd puppy called Legend.   However, whilst Crumble was still around I was approached by a lady asking if I would consider taking on a rescue dog – not something I had considered.  However, I started to read up on the facts about rescue dogs, it really opened my eyes to how hard rescue centres really do work. According to the RSPCA “On average every 30 seconds

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Graeme Swann is bowled over with excitement with his casting

GRAEME SWANN, NOTTINGHAM AND ENGLAND BOWLER, HAS HAD A 3D CAST TAKEN OF HIS BOWLING HAND FOR CHARITY. Precious Memories created a 3D cast of Graeme Swann’s bowling hand, holding a cricket ball, which was later auctioned for charity. Graeme agreed to the casting, which took place at his home, and also donated a rare signed photograph of the England Test Squad V India 2011, as well as his signed shirt.  The cast was authenticated by a signed certificate and a photo of the cast being made The auction took place at the Nottingham Neonatal Charity Ball on September 24

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What should I consider to be a WAHM?

IS BEING A WORK AT HOME MUM (WAHM) RIGHT FOR YOU? I am now in my 15th year as a WAHM running Precious Memories in Poole, Dorset and I will admit it has not been easy but it has definitely been rewarding.  For me personally, I wanted to have my own identity and earn my own money, but at the same time be there for my two girls.  The consequences are that I have been fortunate enough to attend sports days, assemblies and be on hand if either of them are ill.  Since I began, I have also become

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Casting Kits, DIY or a Professional Job?

Why spend more use a casting or impression company when you can get DIY kits cheaper? All too often we see clients who tell us of the issues they have faced when using home DIY kits to capture that special memory of their child’s tiny hands and feet. It appears to be more common than the parents realise and they often think its something they are doing wrong. So what is the problem with these kits and why do companies offer products that are not fit for the purpose they were intended for? Castings and Impressions require a skill

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Cast away the feeling of being trapped

Let Precious Memories help cast away that feeling of being trapped! So many parents, in particular women, are finding it harder in the UK to maintain a full time job because of rising child care costs. This has been echoed today by the Guardian with a feature titled Want to Work Mother. Women I have spoken to feel like they are losing part of their identity. Don’t get me wrong they do love to be a mum, wife or partner, but long for interaction with others and that feeling of independence when they earn their own money. There is only

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From New Dehli for Casting Training

The start of 2018 was an exciting time at the studio here in Lytchett Matravers, Dorset. Trisha was going to be travelling over 8,000 to the studio from New Dehli, India to learn how to create some precious memories. With these skills, Trisha would then return to start her own keepsake company back home Knowing how far Trisha was due to travel was such an honour that she chose me to do the training. We had a fantastic times and over the three and a half days met lots of local parents and their children, who came along to

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JENNIFER FROM GERMANY AT 3D CASTING WORKSHOP

Jennifer travelled thousands of miles to attend several of my workshops over a period of one week.   Jennifer is just one of a growing number of mums who have had children and are at a crossroads in their life of knowing what to do.  Statistics show that more and more people are starting up businesses. Whether it’s rising childcare costs, a great idea or inflexible employers many of those budding entrepreneurs are mums. source:- MetroUK  The beauty of my training workshops is that you learn some unique skills which can be used to run your own keepsake business both

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