Waterfowl Hunter’s shadowbox

This year’s contribution to the Ducks Unlimited Dinner & Auction in Arnprior is a waterfowl hunter’s dream. A project designed and created by our resident wood shop genius Jim, it features a photograph of ducks framed in our in-house barn board moulding, surrounded by a dull call,  a box of shells and some spent shotgun […]

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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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Indonesian Silk Batik

  For several years, one of our clients lived and worked in Indonesia for the UN.  During his time there, he and his wife acquired several lovely artworks, one being this very large and very beautiful silk batik. Now making their home again in Canada, they wanted to have it framed and hung on their wall so […]

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Rosary

 A special rosary receives a special home.   Our clients received this rosary from their son, who laid it on many places that Jesus had been in Jerusalem. They wanted to put it on display but also to be able to take it out and handle it. We came up with a display box, completely […]

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Get your Calendars up!

Ok so it’s now the last day of February (we made it!) and I am hoping that we’ve all got our new Christmas gifted calendars up on the fridge. But what about making a more permanent, beautiful home for it ….  and for all the calendars in the years to come? Our client came in […]

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Barn Board Frames

Some pictures are just screaming out for a barn board frame.  Or politely asking. Luckily, we have a few lines of picture frame moulding, in different profiles and colours that mimic really really well the barn board look.  The “Lancaster” line from Larson Juhl comes in “Covered Bridge Grey”, “Split Rail Tan”  and Amish Black” in […]

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Double Sided Novelty Receipt!

This happens to be a piece for a friend, requested by a friend. I am part of a group of (awesome!) ladies who rent a house in Lake Placid for a weekend every September to golf, hike, shop, eat, drink and enjoy each other’s company.  There’s 13 of us.  We refer to ourselves as the […]

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Remember to Remember

November 11th, Remembrance Day, is a few short days away. In Stittsville we will all, hopefully, remember our veterans quietly at the 11th hour, and then head out to witness our community event, from 1:45 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.     The Remembrance Day Parade begins at the Royal Canadian Legion, Stittsville and District Branch […]

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