The Jericho River, Finalist
Thieves of Elysium - Winner
New book or magazine cover wanted for Roger Barry
Need outstanding cover for groundbreaking inspirational book!
Looking for a super talented person to create a beautiful cover for my 1st book!
R. S. Embach needs a book cover for debut novel
ICONIC cover for the YA thriller UNBOUND - plus win 2 one-on-one projects to complete the trilogy
Making the Choice Book Cover - Finalist
The Great Gift - Winner
Help Kreatify with a new book or magazine cover
Mortis, concept design
Paranormal Romance Book Cover Needed


I have BA degree in Communications and Advertising. Formerly owned a small advertising and design firm with two others, and now work from home where I find I'm much happier. I am honored and excited to help people with their creative needs.

Member since: June 19, 2013
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"Another great job by Marla"
Profile pictureIbondi reviewed about 5 years ago
"Marla rocks. I use her all the time, repeat customer will continue."
Profile pictureIbondi reviewed over 5 years ago
"Another great job by Marla!"
Profile pictureIbondi reviewed over 5 years ago
"Marla rocks again"
Profile pictureIbondi reviewed over 5 years ago
"Another great job by Marla"
Profile pictureIbondi reviewed over 5 years ago
"Marla rocks as always! I have worked with her for years and will continue to do so! Another work of art. Thank you. S"
Profile pictureIbondi reviewed almost 6 years ago
"Marla is the best! I have used her for many projects and will continue to work with her!"
Profile pictureIbondi reviewed about 6 years ago
"Marla rocks! She is my go to book designer!"
Profile pictureIbondi reviewed over 6 years ago
"Marla of Edge of Water Designs went above and beyond our expectations when upgrading the design of our book series. We needed to create a bold, modern look for our educational book covers that would each, in its own way, suggest the content, and Marla w..."
Profile picturepeter Vtt reviewed over 6 years ago
"EOWdesigns is great! She came up with designs that were along the lines of what I envisioned, but also added some of her own personal touches and ideas, and all of them were wonderful. She researched more of who I am, so that she could design something ..."
Profile pictureJanice Angela Burt reviewed almost 7 years ago
"EOWdesigns put so much effort into this contest. Everything modification I asked for was done very quickly and at a very high quality. I cannot recommend this designer enough - the sheer effort that was put into this contest was admirable. Many thanks!"
Profile picturewagglesbiz reviewed almost 7 years ago
"EOWdesigns created a brilliant book cover. They came up with some excellent initial ideas, but more importantly, were prepared to listen to my suggestions and feedback, working tirelessly and guiding me through the whole process, until I ended up with a..."
Profile pictureroger.barry reviewed almost 7 years ago
"EOWdesigns created an awesome book cover, turning my somewhat vague concept brief and turning it into a brilliant work of art. She was very quick in responding to feedback and making changes to the original design until I was more than 100% satisfied w..."
Profile picturersmbox reviewed almost 7 years ago
"Having a book cover created is definitely one of the most emotional and stressful parts of publishing a new book. It's the first thing people see, the first impression, what prompts a person to pick up the book and take a look or walk on by. Marla Thomp..."
Profile picturekaschael reviewed almost 7 years ago
"Edge Of Water did a wonderful job on my book cover! She respected the design brief and source materials, was quick to incorporate suggestions and changes when I asked, and made a beautiful cover. I would be honored to work with her again!"
Profile pictureSerena B reviewed almost 7 years ago