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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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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A Unique Frame for a Unique Artwork

This piece was something we hadn’t seen before.  It measures roughly 39 1/2″  square and is made out of wood. Handmade by a family (father, mother and their small daughter) in a small shop in the town of  Tulum, Mexico, this piece took about 2 weeks to make and is most intricate. Our client tells us […]

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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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Chug Chess

My mission this summer is to frame all of our board games. Why?  I have a few reasons, besides the obvious one that I am a framer and happen to have some damaged shadowbox moulding hanging about. For one, I’d like to clear off some shelving and make our board games more accessible so that we […]

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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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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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