Welcome to Raspberry Robin. I am celebrating 32 years with my art business Maria's Ideas in Pittsburgh, PA ! I have been painting, creating art and scouring flea markets from an early age, hunting for vintage items to repurpose and find good homes for all of the wonderful old treasures. Bringing joy to others who purchase these one of a kind hand made and vintage pieces is the driving force and my inspiration.
I was fortunate my parents and siblings, relatives and grandparents are talented and creative artists who encouraged and inspired me throughout my childhood and still to this day.
I opened my art business Maria's Ideas in 1982, a retail shop where I offered hand made custom greeting cards, air brushed clothing, signs and more. But, the air brushing for 16 hours a day at times, left me with a chronic tendon injury in my right hand. I decided to close up…
- Born on April 9
- Joined July 19, 2010