Grandmothers Project

This was one case where the client bringing her own frame worked out.   In most cases, bringing your own frame to the design just makes everything more difficult, for sure in the design process and sometimes in the fitting and finishing stages. Why? Glad you asked.  Please read my next blog…coming soon. But back to this […]

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KISS!!

If you are of a certain age, you remember wanting to Rock and Roll All Nite while flipping your cool feathered hockey hair to these guys.  I recall the boys in my class were crazy for KISS and loved to Shock Me with their impressions of I Was Made For Lovin’ You.  Although Beth and […]

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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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Bid on artwork and Pay it Forward!

Many of you knew Paytan McEwan, a local 11 year girl who lost her battle with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia on Jan 6th 2016. Today we are honoured to be a part of an online Artwork Auction intending to raise funds for a few causes near and dear to Paytan and her family’s hearts. “During her […]

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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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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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Give a “homemade” Gift this Christmas

Do you need a great idea for a unique gift they’ll love?  How about printing up some 4×6 prints and putting them into a custom photo-lettermat frame?   With our Wizard ( our computerized mat cutter) we can custom cut any word of your choice in a mat.  Like “MOM” or “DAD”, “THE LAKE”, “BEST FRIEND”… you […]

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