Spectacle spectacular

I am all for having appropriate and original artwork in your workspace, office or business. So I was most pleased when my optometrist’s office asked us to frame up some frames for them.  Although we finished up this project about a year and a half ago, I was just in as a patient and was […]

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Dragonboat Embroidery

As I am one 22nd of a Dragonboat crew, I found this particular artwork pretty interesting.  The client, a fiber artist herself with very cool original artwork that you can check out HERE , found this Chinese Embroidery at  a second hand store for a few dollars. Noticing the intricacies of the stitching, which she pointed out is […]

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Framed Teddy Bear

What can you do with your grown up son’s favourite Teddy?   Our client came in with her son’s Teddy bear and a great idea.  Could we frame Teddy with a pink polkadot theme in a shadowbox in time for her daughter-in-law’s baby shower? But of course we could. In order to make the polka dots, I […]

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Number 4 for the Canadiens

Okay, its now safe to post this blog, since the Senators are no longer in the run for the cup….  maybe this will give the Canadiens some luck?? So trivia question: Who wore #4 for the Canadiens before Jean Beliveau? Here’s a clue:  “Assigned to a line with Maurice Richard and Elmer Lach when Toe Blake suffered a career-ending broken leg, the rookie […]

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A little “Something” special

  We saw the Bride 2 days before her Wedding Day. She had a 45 of what was to be her Wedding Song… the Beatle’s “Something”, and wanted it framed to give to her soon-to-be-husband.  Could we do it? Of course we could! We chose an apple green mat to match the album artwork and […]

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Design 101: Mat Colour Choice

Ok this is a long one as I am getting up on my soapbox to preach, so bear with me. One rule that I have here is that I don’t finalize a job until I am sure that the design will work.  It is a personal rule that has done me well over the 14 […]

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Oh, so Shiny!

We just finished this one and we can’t stop oohing and ahhing over here! It is for one our clients, Paula, who LOVES colour and appreciates truly unique framing. We have framed a wall-full (at least) of artworks for her and at each design, if I don’t come up with something wild and wonderful… she […]

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