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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The Framing of the Union Jack

Happy 4th of July!  Ironically, I have spent my day in the shop today finishing the framing of a flag. Strangely it wasn’t the Stars and Stripes–  it was a Union Jack (or Union Flag).  A Canadian made Union Jack to boot. Our client found it at a shop in Toronto and then has kept […]

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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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Roberto Alomar Signed Bat

This framing project was all about showcasing a signed Roberto Alomar baseball bat.  The finished product is a great example of what we can do here at Walkerworks as it highlights many of our unseen talents. Our client, Jeff, and his buddy, Brian,  brought in Jeff’s bat.  He had acquired it during a live sports auction and he wanted both […]

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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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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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