Duck Call Shadowboxes!

So we are going to the Ducks Unlimited Dinner & Auction tonight in Arnprior.  This will be our 3rd year, it is always a hoot. We get an awesome dinner, check out the Silent Auction table filled with Ducks Unlimited prints and other cool things (last year I “won” a beautiful hammered copper platter which […]

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Walkerworks Jerseyboxes!

We frame a lot of Jerseys.   Mostly, they are hockey jerseys but of course we’ve done other sports, like rugby, football, baseball… But mostly we frame a lot of hockey jerseys.  It might be because we are Canadians and hockey is just really BIG here. It could be because we live in our Nation’s Capital […]

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Frame the “Oh,ohs” of your life

What happens when a snowmobile and its driver wrestle? Here’s a hint:  its not a fair fight and you don’t want to be the one that ends up on the bottom.  +=    This winter a buddy of ours took a corner too sharp when going up a snowbank and ended up pinned under his sled.  The […]

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Thank You for Trusting us with your Memories!

  The best thing about my job is that I get to make people happy. My clients bring me their most prized artworks, their favourite photographs, their precious heirlooms, their memories, their proudest accomplishments.  I get the privilege of handling these things, figuring out how best to display them, doing it… and then giving them back. In return ( […]

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Bruce MacKinnon’s War Memorial Tribute

We just had the privilege of framing Bruce MacKinnon’s War Memorial Tribute to Cpl. Nathan Cirillo. The cartoon “suggests the coming to life of the bronzed First World War soldiers that sit atop the memorial. One soldier is bent over, supporting Cpl. Nathan Cirillo’s body. Others are reaching down as if to help, while still others stare […]

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The Making of a Great Shadowbox

The making of a great shadowbox is the combination of specific objects that have meaning for you, the right arrangement of them, a great design, quality materials and proper execution. It’s way more than just slapping some things in a box and hanging it on the wall. We just finished a great example of taking everyday objects, putting […]

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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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