We are storytellers, we are makers, we are all in the process of becoming changed; we are ChangeMAKERS.
Speaking the truth in love.
Welcome to our ChangeMAKERS space! This is a safe place where we share our creative explorations. Reupholstery and refinishing require us to do our most perfect of work; our goal is to provide you with a custom personalized service that provides many years of enjoyment! With that comes many adventures in the process of becoming a new creation. How do we manage the stress of life and getting our ALCHEMY project details to reap win-win outcomes? It's all in the healing arts! For us, our healing arts process is a safe place for us to release the stress of being perfect. Healing arts, to us, is where we make our mark. Releasing the negative stress of self doubts, fears, and worldly chatter that creates barriers in living our authentic life. Whether its through my mixed media, textile artwork (wonky art quilts) or my husbands, explorations in his wood quilts; we both are blessed by discovering, exploring, enjoying the joy of creation that stretches us to embrace and value the beauty of the imperfection of living life. Every mark is there for a reason. It is our purpose to take the time to reflect on what those marks mean and share our stories. When we share our stories we pass the blessings of lessons learned to others, so we may all be blessed. We are ONE COMMUNITY - we learn from each other! We encourage you to join us on the journey as we share with you the stories of our Art Memories. Art Memories for us is our visual storytelling through our handmade arts and crafts. FOLLOW OUR BLOG (Visual Diary)
Discovering / Exploring / Enjoying
WELCOME! Sandra and Alexis Roman were born in Peru and Puertro Rico in the 1970s. Sandra immigrated to the United States with her family in 1978. Naturalized as a US Citizen in the 1990s she graduated from Penn State University with a BA in Integrative Arts (Architecture Design) with minors in Architectural History and Sociology. She is an Artist, Teacher, and Upholsterer. Alexis grew up in PR surrounded by farm animals and a curiosity to find answers to many of life's questions. Living on the island, with limited resources, he found himself learning how to farm, doing construction, and he became a licensed electrician. In 2010 he moved to Lancaster County where in 2013 he met Sandra and they married and soon after opened ALCHEMY, their small family business. Today, they both consider themselves abundantly blessed with their creative business. Not only do they have a mission to share JOY with the world through the creation of custom reupholstery projects, and one of a kind handmade arts and crafts. But they have found a new community in Millersville to share their stories with others. You can find them at the Manor Market in Millersville (located on the campus of Immerse International, 321 Manor Ave, Millersville, PA 17551) every second Saturday of the month (9am to 1pm) April to December.
It is our pleasure to serve others, may your life be blessed and may you find your healing arts practice. A safe place to live out this adventure called life.
Blessings, Sandra & Alexis
Mixed Media Collage
Why do I choose to create every day? Because creativity is not a luxury it is a necessary daily discipline for spiritual care, mental health, and wellness. When your mind, body, and soul connection is Spirit-led, you make mindful changes to develop and grow all of your relationships in joy and peace. For this we give thanks!