“The ones that love us never really leave us.”

—Sirius Black, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

When a loved one passes a piece of us changes forever and we’re tasked with finding ways to seek comfort in the memories we hold of those we’ve lost. Grieving takes time but somewhere in the midst of it all, we find small ways to celebrate the life that has passed.

We at Cherished Prints believe that life should be celebrated and we’d like to help bring light to the dark by providing you with lasting memories that honor and pay tribute to your loved one.

In the Cherished Prints stationery collection for funerals and memorial services, you’ll find modern and uplifting designs created by our professional graphic designer and owner, Melissa Fox-Austin.

Cherished Prints

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Why choose Cherished Prints?

Our products and services come straight from the heart.

Cherished Prints took root in 2012 with the passing of a beloved mother. Our founder, Melissa, scoured the internet for a memorial announcement that captured the essence of her mom’s memory—something clean, uplifting, and beautiful.

There was nothing that inspired Melissa to remember her mom, nothing that made her say, “Yes! This is so her”. Unwilling to settle for mediocre, Melissa took it upon herself to create a design that paid perfect tribute to her mom’s generous life and the love they shared.

We’d like to help tell the story of your loved one’s life.

Your experience with us is about finding a design that speaks to the memory of the person whose life you’re celebrating and our job is to make it simple for you by taking you through it step by step and handling the details and logistics.

Each celebration of life order is made to order with the highest level of care and dedication. The process is as hands-on or hands-off as you need it to be–just ask for help if you need it.

Our Mission

Life after the death of a loved one can be impossibly difficult and we understand what you’re going through. The emotional drain can weigh heavy and tending to each detail consumes your time and energy.

As you prepare to order, we’re here to guide you or even lift the burden from you completely. We care deeply about the quality of our design and products and we care about you, so help us customize your experience by reaching out when you need help.

It’s our honor to help commemorate the memory of your loved one and we thank you for trusting us with this special task.

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Reviews

Melissa did a beautiful and elegant job on these bookmarks. They are of the highest quality and I can tell she takes pride in her work. Thank you so much for allowing us to have such an awesome memory of my father commemorated forever! ♥

Tracy / Etsy Customer

The bookmark for my Grandpas service was absolutely beautiful and a perfect tribute to him. I passed them out to our immediate family and there wasn’t a dry eye. Thank you for helping create this momento to keep so that we never forget how amazing he was. Also, thank you for your quick response and turn around time. <3

Leah / Etsy Customer

It’s hard to describe or sum up a person’s life, but with Melissa’s beautiful work, my Grandmother’s impact on all of us was truly spoken for through the peony program, bookmark and prayer card. Melissa was prompt to review and edit any changes we needed to make, and it was extremely easy (in a time where most things aren’t) to make as many copies of the files as I liked. It’s moments like these where we are grateful for the people that were put in our path to help celebrate our Grandmother, and I’m so happy we found Melissa to help us express our love and adoration for her through beautiful prints.

Stephanie Lynn / Etsy Customer

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Yay! Socializing, networking and helping a worthy cause! I had so much fun that day helping make ornaments for nurses. @thecolorblueandhope i cannot wait for the next one.  I hope to be chatting with you very soon. Repost @thecolorblueandhope
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There’s a nurse out there working a night shift tired & ready to give up. She just witnessed a mother work so hard to deliver her baby only to be told it didn’t survive. This nurse is trying everything not to cry alongside the broken-hearted mom because she wants to serve as a rock, a safe place, and a guide for this mama. She wipes her tears and wonders how she can go another day doing these long hours. .
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Years later this mama will think back to that evening & know she wouldn’t have survived those moments if it wasn’t for her nurse guiding her and being there for her as she grieved her precious little one. She’ll know in her heart that this nurse mattered that day and all the days she worked so hard serving others. This nurse will wonder if she mattered & this mom would say without a doubt, she does & always will. 💙💗
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In 2017 we told 800 nurses they mattered through the #YouMatterWorkshop. We crafted with a purpose and for a purpose. Want to know when the next workshop will launch? Head on over to my weekly letter link & sign up to be the first to know because together we can tell a hardworking nurse “You matter, your voice matters, your job matters.” #nurse #nurselife 
TAG A NURSE TO TELL THEM “YOU MATTER.” 📷: @amalieorrangephotography 
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Yay! Socializing, networking and helping a worthy cause! I had so much fun that day helping make ornaments for nurses. @thecolorblueandhope i cannot wait for the next one. I hope to be chatting with you very soon. Repost @thecolorblueandhope ・・・ There’s a nurse out there working a night shift tired & ready to give up. She just witnessed a mother work so hard to deliver her baby only to be told it didn’t survive. This nurse is trying everything not to cry alongside the broken-hearted mom because she wants to serve as a rock, a safe place, and a guide for this mama. She wipes her tears and wonders how she can go another day doing these long hours. . . . Years later this mama will think back to that evening & know she wouldn’t have survived those moments if it wasn’t for her nurse guiding her and being there for her as she grieved her precious little one. She’ll know in her heart that this nurse mattered that day and all the days she worked so hard serving others. This nurse will wonder if she mattered & this mom would say without a doubt, she does & always will. 💙💗 . . . In 2017 we told 800 nurses they mattered through the #YouMatterWorkshop. We crafted with a purpose and for a purpose. Want to know when the next workshop will launch? Head on over to my weekly letter link & sign up to be the first to know because together we can tell a hardworking nurse “You matter, your voice matters, your job matters.” #nurse #nurselife TAG A NURSE TO TELL THEM “YOU MATTER.” 📷: @amalieorrangephotography @thebrandedbosslady
Learning to live with grief is difficult. Especially parenting grieving children. We all find out ways to cope and feel again. I can a across a great post from a grief blogger @brittanypricebrooker. Thank you! #grief #grieving •
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One of the biggest things we have been learning in shepherding hearts and blending a grieving family is that we have to make having fun a top priority. It’s difficult in the midst of the craziness and what feels like constant correction, redirection, and training but we have found that laughing truly is an amazing medicine to our souls. When we are hurting deeply as a family and we can’t seem to get past the heaviness, sometimes we just put on music, dance it out, roll down the windows of the car and scream as loud so we can to get the frustration out and get some giggles too or do something spontaneous like get in the car in our pjs and go to Chick-fil-A. We do not have our life together, we are still daily dealing with the aftermath of death and the deep emotions and wounds it gave us all. We are learning to rebuild, we are learning to be thankful for what we do have even though it looks different than what we did have, and God is constantly showing me my sin and selfishness through it all. This season has been difficult but I know we are building something, and it’s beautiful because Jesus is in it and He lead us here. Thankful for these 5 little hearts God has given us to lead and thankful I get to do it with a longsuffering and faithful man like @danielobrooker.
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Also huge thank you to kaitlynbhenderson for the circus tickets this weekend. Was such a sweet and fun time and we are so grateful for the opportunity to have fun together. Also felt like I was living out the greatest showman so that was a plus 😉
Learning to live with grief is difficult. Especially parenting grieving children. We all find out ways to cope and feel again. I can a across a great post from a grief blogger @brittanypricebrooker. Thank you! #grief #grieving • • Repost @brittanypricebrooker ・・・ One of the biggest things we have been learning in shepherding hearts and blending a grieving family is that we have to make having fun a top priority. It’s difficult in the midst of the craziness and what feels like constant correction, redirection, and training but we have found that laughing truly is an amazing medicine to our souls. When we are hurting deeply as a family and we can’t seem to get past the heaviness, sometimes we just put on music, dance it out, roll down the windows of the car and scream as loud so we can to get the frustration out and get some giggles too or do something spontaneous like get in the car in our pjs and go to Chick-fil-A. We do not have our life together, we are still daily dealing with the aftermath of death and the deep emotions and wounds it gave us all. We are learning to rebuild, we are learning to be thankful for what we do have even though it looks different than what we did have, and God is constantly showing me my sin and selfishness through it all. This season has been difficult but I know we are building something, and it’s beautiful because Jesus is in it and He lead us here. Thankful for these 5 little hearts God has given us to lead and thankful I get to do it with a longsuffering and faithful man like @danielobrooker. • • • Also huge thank you to kaitlynbhenderson for the circus tickets this weekend. Was such a sweet and fun time and we are so grateful for the opportunity to have fun together. Also felt like I was living out the greatest showman so that was a plus 😉