10 Tips for Framing Artwork

10 Tips for Framing Artwork

It is important to ask questions at the frame shop. Be a well-informed consumer by making inquiries about the materials being used. The more you know, the better your decisions about framing your art and memorabelia will be. Below are some simple suggestions for...
Red, White and Blue Too

Red, White and Blue Too

I attended a birthday party on the 4th of July. Imagine six decades of red, white and blue birthday gifts. Sometimes you have to fit certain colors into your palette.   You don’t need red, white and blue in every piece in the room. Embossed paper art or a sculpture in...
Red, White and Blue

Red, White and Blue

You have decided on your color palette for a particular room. The sofa, chairs, curtains, and pillows all compliment each other. It’s time to hang something on the walls. Let’s just say you’re decorating with red, white, and blue. What made me think of that? You don’t...
Wedding Photos

Wedding Photos

Framers are very fortunate. We get to see the most gorgeous wedding photographs. Everyone is happy. Everyone is beautiful. The best shots in the wedding album might get framed: The bridesmaids helping the bride before the wedding Four generations of men in the groom’s...
Happy Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day

Room for Dad We have allowed my father to have a room of his own. His office has all the important furnishings: a desk, computer, swivel chair, and file drawers. My mother and I have covered most of his available wall space with family photos that my father took...
Memories of Our Veterans

Memories of Our Veterans

As I take my flag to the street this weekend, I remember the many ceremonial flags we have framed. Some have hung over historical sites, and too many have been presented to grieving families. Grandpa may not have wanted to talk about his days in the War, but his...